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  1. Advice on places to purchase compliant steering universals , Kruzin customs in palmy are out of the size I need 9/16 36 spline to DD x2 to make my intermediate shaft.
  2. my vy 3.8 used to show 8.7-8.8 on a long trip if you were nice to it so its certainly possible with a 3.8 , Ls1 will get around 9.7 same treatment but it does have lean cruise enabled after it was tuned.
  3. From memory there was 2 versions of bluetop big ports the early ones having smaller mains and big ends ect possible that there was some casting revisions between the two.
  4. Manu had a 16v running twin Su carbs in his starlet from memory.
  5. Yea the ndt guy I use is pretty dam good Leon put me onto him.
  6. Yes the bushing does , in my lotus 7 it basically uses a replica of the original 100e pedal with the pivot holes changed to make it reverse swing mount and originally they cut and welded the pedals when converting them. The bushings were braised into the pedal originally have had a friend ream and interference press the original bushing into a profile cut blank but want to weld it to make sure it cant move
  7. Single peice but the bushing and pad can be welded but must be designed in a way where is they fail it can still function. From memory in the manual
  8. @cletus building a brake pedal when welding the bushing into the pedal what are the rules is it like all other safety critical components where its Tig followed by NDT?
  9. Anyone see any issues using these https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-RG1319 over the standard trunnion setup off a herald its a scratch built leitch lotus 7, they are obviously by design a bit stronger than the original herald items.
  10. Love my Warren and brown torque wrenches I have 3 in varying sizes.
  11. Modifying of clutch pedals are they able to be welded and modified or are they in the same vein as brake pedals eg: a must be a single piece of 8mm with only welds on the pivot and pedal that if fail cannot cause a loss of function?
  12. We have a space in our lockup later in the year but could make it earlier possibly , However its in porirua the space is 100M2 split up 4 ways with 1/4 being storage racking with 2 cars underneath and then we all have 1/4 to work on stuff plenty of room for a car and a workbench and tools as its set up for now. Ive been in there for 3 years or so and the other guy has been there a year and a bit the guy that's moving out was part of the original 3 including me that rented the place. LED lighting inside and I have a air compressor , welder ect that happy to lend to people to use. its a commerci
  13. I run a breaker in my racecar as the battery is in the boot never had any issues with it and it will hold up to starting load (non gear reduction starter on a highly strung high comp 4 banger) . Most fuses have a trip curve of sorts to deal with peak loading vs constant overloading.
  14. Try running lump, kingsford run great doing snakes ect in my kettle but ash up too hard and have had coals get ashbound when doing long cooks in my offset. I use commodities nz lump 24-25$ 10kg nice big pieces I normally start with a big chimney of it then switch to running wood and may alternate between the two depending how much wood I have I use alot of Pohutakawa.
  15. @Skodie should get in here he has all his his stuff from back in the day with homebrew mods included
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