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    Yesterday, 07:38 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    To all you recent builders, did you use the rubber trim around the rear wing stone protectors? I'm considering not using this trim so that the stone...
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    Yesterday, 10:26 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I think you win Anker, I'm missing a retaining clip. I've not found a Ford OEM part number yet, but ordered a clip from Dorman that looks to be...
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    05-28-2020, 07:59 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    That, my friends, is gasoline puddling on top of the pump housing. We tried to fire the engine last night but it was apparent it wasn't getting...
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    05-28-2020, 07:53 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    Let me guess, you needed the Elan because the Westfield wasn't safe in the wet... I'd call it a perfect fit if the gears slide on after a little...
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    05-28-2020, 07:45 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I did see your post about the wings and the spray on liner some time ago and was toying with the idea of doing something similar as I've read about...
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    05-28-2020, 07:21 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Hadn't thought about the pump pulling air from the sump tank. I added a quart to the tank before cranking to create oil pressure.
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    05-27-2020, 08:46 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    John, I'm sure your wife loves you dearly and it isn't her fault that you neglected to mention that the dyno was for your safety. My garage is the...
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    05-25-2020, 05:16 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    No Big Heads, just fixing straight to the stay. All prepped and ready to go.
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    05-25-2020, 05:13 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Well that would explain it then! Off to pick up some acid.
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    05-25-2020, 02:05 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Yes, I believe their jigs are handmade :) I'm going to epoxy the wings on. Bruce B. recommended a 3M panel epoxy, and an epoxy sounds to my ear...
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    05-25-2020, 11:44 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Two days of some non-dreary weather got me thinking about turning the motor over so I deemed it time for fluids. Six quarts of motor oil into the...
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    05-23-2020, 11:12 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Oh don't think that I didn't double-check after it was installed given I had just finished one axle-end assembly only to realize I didn't silicon...
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    05-16-2020, 09:03 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Today was rear suspension day. No drama, but if there was a video of me with that A frame and you sped it up just a little I think it would pass as...
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    05-05-2020, 10:01 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I tried every angle I could think of and every time it wedged against the painted skin that wraps around the frame along the opening of the boot. ...
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    05-05-2020, 09:53 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Screwed down, no adhesive. I could not figure out a way to get the honeycomb out from the top, so am assuming it was installed from below first and...
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    05-03-2020, 08:06 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Next step is to attach the shocks, but you can't access the holes to mount the roll bar through the chassis from beneath with the shocks installed. ...
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    05-03-2020, 08:00 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Even though I couldn't connect the braided brake line to the DeDion tube, I went ahead and fastened down the copper line with rivets and placed it in...
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    05-03-2020, 07:58 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    And when Mr. Beachman came by the other day he pointed out that the aluminum honeycomb in the boot that sits over the fuel tank was touching the...
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    05-03-2020, 07:50 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    With that in mind, I decided to finish the edge trim job.
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    05-03-2020, 07:49 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Well, for those of you that don't pay attention to the news of Washington State, our governor announced the stay-at-home program continues until at...
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