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    Audi 01X driveshaft to Ford hub

    I have a pair of those adaptors, I will measure them and post the dimensions later. Russell
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Question for Jac Mac or anyone else. Motor starts and runs fine now how ever a question regarding header tank input. I currently have the header tank being fed from a heater outlet which is just below the thermostat, there is considerable water movement out until the thermo opens, should it be...
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    Tell everyone every week that you are surviving this COVID19. Just add your name to the list once a week and each of us will know if you are alive.

    Russell Keach...still here and like Jac Mac, am waiting for the lockdown to end as I have run out of Argon. Cheers
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Just did that..Formula Junior build first start
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Cant seem to download my start video, too big at 85mb?
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Houston....we have ignition! AFTER sorting out no spark and tracing it back to some `expert` putting an earth on the coil, once removed I found that I had a really good spark....it`s still evident up my arm. This whole saga / project began when I saw these carbs for sale on Ebay for $125 a pair...
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    Another gravity racer...

    Chris, looks like you have the same tools / weapons as I do, can you post some plans or dimensions thanks. Russell
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    With so much time on my hands, I used almost 8 hours to design build test and paint the throttle linkage system so happy to say it works. Biggest issue is lack of materials, I used some 1/2 steel rod to make the clevis`s but need to get some plain shank cap screws for the pins. Still need to...
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    Grounded in self isolation

    What part of the States are you all from, what we see here down in NewZealand is that some of your major cities (NY) are being nailed. We are very fortunate in that we are surrounded by a moat a few thousand kilometers wide (Tasman and Pacific) and we have finally closed the borders. ALL...
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Well Terry, you are right, yes its waiting for the paint to dry time now. Choosing the red was a nightmare...he showed me a color book that had at least 500 plus shades of red, well that`s what it seemed. Trying to match the color to my photo was almost impossible so I just took pot luck with my...
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    Grounded in self isolation

    Hi Jac, How are you doing down South, at least you have plenty of meat wandering around your paddocks if you can get past all their names. We are doing it alright here, we are in a good space with plenty of food, car parts are in short supply. I have just enough 2k thinners to put the final coat...
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    McLaren M20#73

    Hi Andy, Yes the current situation is a bit grim for getting bits and pieces. Your build is looking really good. would put many professionals to shame. I am managing to get a few hours each afternoon on the FJ so progress is still happening. I gave the raw body a coat of Duratec hi build the...
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Well in these difficult times we learn what we are made of, our local area of Murray`s Bay is almost bliss. Everyone is really taking the social distancing rule very seriously and every one says hello and being super friendly. Our supermarket has returned to almost normal stock level`s...
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Guy`s, time for an update of sorts. With the announcement last Tuesday that we were going into lock down in 48 hours, I made sure that I had supplies for home as far as I could. On the Wednesday I thought that I should go and try for some hi build undercoat and fortunately the paint shop was...
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    Grounded in self isolation

    To be honest, I had a look at some of those camera`s and was surprised at the level of activity....are they meant to be in shut down?
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    Grounded in self isolation

    Well, I suppose it was going to come sooner rather than latter. Today we (NZ) went onto 24 hrs notice of a 4 plus weeks total lock down excepting essential services. Got plenty of paint so the lounge and dining will get a make over, may even get to finish the Formula Junior. Exciting times.
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    Grounded in self isolation

    Well pretty much that`s what we are faced with here in New Zealand and from what I can see....the rest of the world. So this is going to be the safest place to have a conversation.....bug free. My wife carol is very susceptible to any respiratory virus so has elected to stay put at home for the...
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    Well thank goodness...that`s all the major body fabrication done with, all vents and bits added, fuel flap in, radiator baffles in, screen surround molded, and rear clip fitted around roll bar. I have made some screw in panels to fill the gaps needed to allow the body removal past the roll bar...
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    Formula Junior..Volopini replica

    More cutting, itching and scratching with the engine section in place, many small cuts and test fits. The nose section is now also fitted so I have cut out the engine bonnet section so that I can fabricate the body mounts onto the chassis. The side scoops are now done on the rh side with the...
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