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    What she wanted and what she was going to get...

    What she wanted and what she was going to get were always going to be miles apart ;)
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    The car survived in one piece also ;)

    The car survived in one piece also ;)
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    I'm still alive.. just about. So after a 14...

    I'm still alive.. just about.

    So after a 14 month residency battle for my daughter and a divorce, i'm now back working on this project :) - I've come out mostly unscathed, me and my daughter are...
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    Let's keep in mind the cooling effect of oil,...

    Let's keep in mind the cooling effect of oil, performance bikes tend to contain quite a bit of oil as well as an oil cooler. High performance engines producing lots of power and heat :)
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    It's quite nice to drive it out the garage and...

    It's quite nice to drive it out the garage and reverse it back in once finished, the little things :)
  6. In my younger years with a moderately quick...

    In my younger years with a moderately quick vehicle I used to slow down to 30mph in second gear, every time an over take was attempted i'd floor it (could do 70mph in 2nd) until they got the ideal....
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    04/05/17 Hi All, Pictures will need to wait...

    04/05/17

    Hi All,

    Pictures will need to wait for a later date as i've been so busy but i've listed below what i've been up to and why.

    What's been happening


    Relocated fuel pump and fuel...
  8. I run a smaller vehicle for day-to-day driving...

    I run a smaller vehicle for day-to-day driving (not Smart) as well as a performance vehicle (not Smart) - both vehicles are treated very differently by the general public on my various commutes. The...
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    The reverse motor was happy reversing the vehicle...

    The reverse motor was happy reversing the vehicle but I wanted something that could reverse small hills etc, hence why I geared it down.
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    Hi Pinger, I gave up in the end and sold it.

    Hi Pinger,

    I gave up in the end and sold it.
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    Not while the frame sits unpowder coated with no...

    Not while the frame sits unpowder coated with no under tray, that's to come :)
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    13/11/2016 In the true spirit of being married...

    13/11/2016

    In the true spirit of being married and the project continuing, I had a well deserved successful day on the project. I had the thicker plasma cut differential mounts arrive which in the...
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    Agreed! :cool:

    Agreed! :cool:
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    09/11/2016 Hi All, Lots of progress in the...

    09/11/2016

    Hi All,

    Lots of progress in the last few weeks, there's been a delay in updates as I've just gotten married :p

    I've had some problems with differential mounting and fitting, I...
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    Hello and welcome back :)

    Hello and welcome back :)
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    After reading many of your posts it would be...

    After reading many of your posts it would be great to see a running cost calculator for the life of your vehicle, it would probably give a very detailed insight on the true 'economical' running costs...
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    I feel sorry for that little front wheel :(

    I feel sorry for that little front wheel :(
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    I actually used a generic brand off of eBay,...

    I actually used a generic brand off of eBay, price was around 30 for 2.5". Quality was excellent, I've replaced all my traditional joins with V-Bands now. Mainly because they allow an amount of...
  19. I usually follow the two trolley jack method...

    I usually follow the two trolley jack method mentioned on one of the guide websites to completely remove the subframe. Even with my custom subframe, the process is the same.
  20. Good find Rich, it's something I've always been...

    Good find Rich, it's something I've always been weary off when working on my own vehicles. Brakes and wheels always cause a little bit of OCD.
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    Some interesting comments, the MOT will be prior...

    Some interesting comments, the MOT will be prior to April 2017, I'm fully aware of the changes (I'm somewhat in the trade) which I won't be effected by.

    The vehicle is already registered which...
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    I have a bag of gaiters ready to go in just in...

    I have a bag of gaiters ready to go in just in case :) - Will certainly be interesting.
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    There is enough clamping force to keep it all in...

    There is enough clamping force to keep it all in place, however I'm going to add tensioners if there's a hint of moment.

    The 'smaller' cap heads are M12, the larger are M16 - so plenty of force to...
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    03/10/2016 I'm a huge fan of continuous...

    03/10/2016

    I'm a huge fan of continuous improvements, I wasn't happy with the differential mounts as mentioned in my last post so this was the result of the weekends efforts.

    Step 1 - Start...
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    Also, a bike engine will be more fun :)

    Also, a bike engine will be more fun :)
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