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    Thanks Nick, Simple. I didn't realize that it...

    Thanks Nick,

    Simple. I didn't realize that it was that simple. Will take a look later today to see where they go and take measurements so I can order them.
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    So I got the right front cycle wing installed. It...

    So I got the right front cycle wing installed. It looks great. It does, however touch the body side then the wheel is cranked way to the right. I tried the same on the left side and the mounting...
  3. My "new" 1987 Caterham 1700 Supersprint "SUPER7"

    I have posted a couple of threads on this, but have decided to journal my work.

    So when I purchased the Caterham there were a number of issues that needed taking care of:


    It was very hard to...
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    Converting from traditional to cycle wings

    I have a cycle wing kit from Caterham and just read the installation instructions. They refer to the "prescribed position of the mounting holes" in the wing, but there is no position marked on the...
  5. Thread: Coronavirus

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    My daughter just pointed me to an article about...

    My daughter just pointed me to an article about Iceland, where they are in the process of testing everybody. Their new case to known case percentage is in line with the Scandinavian countries, but...
  6. Thread: Coronavirus

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    The reports in the press have not shown useful...

    The reports in the press have not shown useful data, just total numbers of cases and deaths. To try to make sense and gain some knowledge I created my own spreadsheet that massages the numbers:


    ...
  7. I wouldn't expect the holes to line up, and the...

    I wouldn't expect the holes to line up, and the "7" in the center is molded into the metal.

    Anker
  8. My 15" prisoner caps are 6 5/16" in diameter. ...

    My 15" prisoner caps are 6 5/16" in diameter.

    Images:
    https://photos.smugmug.com/Public/Public/i-d4BPRrW/0/157824a6/O/IMG_0396%20%281%29.jpg...
  9. I can't find it in my email folders. Looked in...

    I can't find it in my email folders. Looked in inbox, trash and spam.

    anker@ankersoft.com

    Thanks/Anker
  10. I have a set of Prisoner rims. Will measure the...

    I have a set of Prisoner rims. Will measure the center cap tomorrow morning.
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    My wife is returning home from Denmark tomorrow....

    My wife is returning home from Denmark tomorrow. She is at high risk because of age (72) and recent cancer. She will have the mandated two week self-quarantine and after that I will have to work on...
  12. Cleaning, checking and upgrading the 1700 Supersprint

    This is a cross post from the Lotus7.club site.

    Started for serious on updating, cleaning and checking the 1700 Supersprint.
    Item 1 was putting it on jack stands and removing the wheels so I can...
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    Actually, the adjustable ones can be useful for...

    Actually, the adjustable ones can be useful for determining the length that you want. You will need good ears or a dyno to determine where the boost is happening. Better is to know where you want the...
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    Also, notice that the mouth of the adjustable...

    Also, notice that the mouth of the adjustable horn isn't as wide as the mouth on your original. Also bad, because a wide mouth gives you smoother airflow. I would forget about the adjustable one and...
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    It seems to me that this is an ideal project for...

    It seems to me that this is an ideal project for 3D printing. I have a decent 3D printer that can print nylon, and ABS, both of which have enough heat resistance to work. I may give this a stab so I...
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    Ugh! The world is heading for a lot more of that!

    Ugh! The world is heading for a lot more of that!
  17. The other way round. All weight in the back and...

    The other way round. All weight in the back and none in front makes the car prefer to be driving in reverse. When at university many, many years ago, some of the students made money by driving rental...
  18. Thread: New Build

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    It is more likely the issue is toe-in. For track...

    It is more likely the issue is toe-in. For track use I would set the front toe-in at zero degrees. You may prefer slightly more front toe-in, but it sounds like you have way too much.
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    "Knowing his age, he sold when he was 61. I...

    "Knowing his age, he sold when he was 61. I guess he realized he was getting too old to be getting in and out of the seven."

    I will be 72 in a couple of weeks and I just bought a Caterham!
  20. The voting is biased against the price. They...

    The voting is biased against the price. They clearly don't know what they are looking at.
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    Oops, need to fix the profile! :-)

    Oops, need to fix the profile! :-)
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    Poor suckers like me have to resort to things...

    Poor suckers like me have to resort to things like this when we run out of garage space
    !16551
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    This thread amply demonstrates the benefits and...

    This thread amply demonstrates the benefits and risks of a digital world. It is fun, however!
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    They could easily be made on my 3D printer in ABS...

    They could easily be made on my 3D printer in ABS or Nylon, both of which are fuel resistant and heat resistant enough for trumpets. I can't print in metal (yet).

    Anker
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    With Google Maps it is simple to do an extract...

    With Google Maps it is simple to do an extract from the member "database" and load it into maps. What gets shown is 100% up to the person creating the map. Car pictures can have license plates...
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