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Post by Ex_Member » Thu Sep 24, 2009 4:47 pm

Rickman Drive.. drive a Rickman. Its a pic for the Total Kit Car who are running a thread to identify place names that are kit cars

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Post by Simon_Admin » Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:20 pm

Looks Good,



I think I'd struggle to find a street called "garage full of bits" ;D

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Post by Ex_Member » Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:55 am

"Fury Avenue" is pretty unlikly as well - unless they re-name Downing Street.

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Post by Ex_Member » Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:11 pm

Fury Avenue, Louth. Apparently but its a long way to go for a photo opportunity.

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Post by Ex_Member » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:33 pm

Stoneleigh arrives to remind us its almost a year since Ricky hit the road after the rebuild. This last week and yet another sender unit  installed in the petrol tank, we gave up and fitted a new separate fuel gauge. The Escort dash one just isn't doing anything predictable (even by kit car standards) no matter what we wire it to. Still havn't quite got the measure of the new gauge as evidenced by an unscheduled refuelling stop on the way back from Curborough yesterday.

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Post by Ex_Member » Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:29 pm

Had the same with the temp gauge. Not the voltage regulator is it - little box thing on the back of the instrument pod. You can get modern solid state ones for under a tenner.



I went to a separate temp gauge, then made up a thin aluminium "mask" to hide where the guage had been in the instrment pod & fitted a brake level warning light into the mask. Looks OK.

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Post by Ex_Member » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:17 pm

Its been a while since the last posting but we have been doing things. Now the big stuff is sorted its the comfort details to sort so the heater came under scrutiny. The original heather came on and off as it wished and then stopped completely. We replaced that with one from a mini which was OK but not really that effective.It was available in the garage so what can I say. So then I bought one of those kit car heaters that blew a strong if glacial blast. Finally we have re-routed the plumbing and I have warm toes and a screen you can see out of. Of course when I say "we re-routed" that is I do the supervision and others graft. I'll post pics in the next couple of days. :)

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Post by Ex_Member » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:47 pm

A view of the re-organised engine bay

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Post by Simon_Admin » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:21 pm

Erm... Air Filter ?

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Post by Ex_Member » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:02 pm

You mean those big clods of foam that live under the bonnet ? Yep got them but seemed such a shame to cover those pretty red Jenveys for the photo.

This week Ricky has gone for a paint touch up and a repair to one of the wheel arches. (Gate post, poor visibility and a woman driver... not a winning combination.)

When she's back I'll post a pic with the clods in place just to put your mind at rest.

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