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  1. Thread: Chassis Stands

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    I can't remember what works best for a Caterham....

    I can't remember what works best for a Caterham. But i long ago found the birkin engine/gearbox goes more smoothly lowering down onto a dolly. (I've lost track of how often it's happened)
  2. Thread: Chassis Stands

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    Being a good Yankee i use cinder blocks & a pair...

    Being a good Yankee i use cinder blocks & a pair of 4x4's. it lets me adjust the height and prevents lower back strain from bending over.
  3. Thread: Won't start

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    She runs again :auto: - We traced the problem...

    She runs again :auto:
    - We traced the problem back to a likely malfunctioning ignition module. The module I arranged to have overnighted to me arrived yesterday; without the module... Phone calls...
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    Looks sharp! Can he use the Storker for his...

    Looks sharp!
    Can he use the Storker for his driving test?
  5. Thread: Won't start

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    Update: still won’t start. :banghead: :banghead:...

    Update: still won’t start. :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
    - I’ve spent a little time this week on the phone & plugged in with tech support chasing down gremlins.
    I’m still waiting for a...
  6. Thread: Won't start

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    2.0 duratec. ITB’s, Haltech sport ecu Had been...

    2.0 duratec. ITB’s, Haltech sport ecu
    Had been running in the morning up until it died on me Friday afternoon
  7. Thread: Won't start

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    Won't start

    My engine decided to stop running yesterday (seemed to stall at a stop sign). Wouldn't start. No luck with jumper cables. Appeared to have no spark.
    Today i checked and i'm seeing increased 'miss...
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    IIRC oil fill level is flush with the side plug....

    IIRC oil fill level is flush with the side plug. It is my understanding that ford designed it to not require fluid exchanges.
    Dumping half your oil out the tail shaft when you pull the engine does...
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    Unusually slow... Something must have broken

    Unusually slow... Something must have broken
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    John. any chance that can be oil fouling the...

    John.
    any chance that can be oil fouling the intake from your filter. I previously noted increased oil in my ITB trumpet after cleaning and re-oiling my foam air filter. and that appears to be on...
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    External lump with return line/pressure regulator...

    External lump with return line/pressure regulator in my Birkin
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    Also try carbuildersolutions www. They have...

    Also try carbuildersolutions www. They have lots of bits & bobs
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    Why not a Storker then?

    Why not a Storker then?
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    Bruce - blackhole and I are pretty close by if...

    Bruce - blackhole and I are pretty close by if you need assistance
    Or when you’re ready for a blat

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    Road trip to Oxford CT. Quantum mechanics (John...

    Road trip to Oxford CT.
    Quantum mechanics (John Esposito) is the T9 guy in the northeast
  16. Thread: Still around

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    Kiwi: drive to the coast to see haystack rock at...

    Kiwi: drive to the coast to see haystack rock at Cannon Beach. Rt 101 along the coast is a scenic drive. There is also Mt Hood. I'm sure your colleagues will fill you in on additional touristy things...
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    With respect to gas pumps: my Birkin was always...

    With respect to gas pumps: my Birkin was always very finicky filling up. I had to hold the nozzle at an angle, turned sideways, inserted as far in as possible, and just let a trickle of gas flow....
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    vov if you can I've always taken mine out from...

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    if you can I've always taken mine out from below (except for an oil slick the first time). i found no amount of wrapping or plugging adequately seals the tail shaft end. The birkin has a...
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    oh my! amazon first offered me a 'smile' popup. ...

    oh my! amazon first offered me a 'smile' popup. And then proceeds to list a 275Gal option for higher spec engines?
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    Try quantum mechanics in Oxford CT

    Try quantum mechanics in Oxford CT
  21. Yes Kitcat: and if my Duratec weren’t out of tune...

    Yes Kitcat: and if my Duratec weren’t out of tune you’d only be lapping me twice each session��
  22. (somewhat off topic) Yellowss7 - I found your...

    (somewhat off topic) Yellowss7 - I found your seats in Orange to be comfortable and offer more lateral support than my current equipment. However your seats are too wide for my Birkin. Do you know...
  23. If it doesn’t work out we’ll just crash your or...

    If it doesn’t work out we’ll just crash your or D’s garage for a bbq and social get together.

    Many, many thanks again! It was another memorable weekend well worth the hassle, travel, and humidity...
  24. For those who have not yet hit the road - Don’t...

    For those who have not yet hit the road - Don’t Forget your pre-inspection form. Sitting here with my coffee I just remembered mine!
  25. Or we can sort it out in the paddock before...

    Or we can sort it out in the paddock before burgers and beers Friday evening?
    Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow [edit: Later today]

    p.
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