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    Manual (here...

    Manual (here https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5p1sx08nqe1pha2/AAAh13Jz2sAMj3fiNiptl6gEa?dl=0&preview=Manual_Type9.pdf) says 24-30 lb ft. (Section 2, page 168).

    Steve
  2. The half hood is great, but for that kind of trip...

    The half hood is great, but for that kind of trip I’d recommend both. Driving for an hour, or two, or three in the rain with just a half hood is going to become a wet experience. With the full hood...
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    Apologies if this is already in the current list:...

    Apologies if this is already in the current list:

    https://showroom.windingroad.com/listings/product/5097/?mc_cid=47fc32e0d8&mc_eid=f194e8c735
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    The last track day I did with MVP was at COTA in...

    The last track day I did with MVP was at COTA in 2013. Lots of high powered cars (Mark markets to Porsche and Viper owners, or at least he did), and I spent most of the weekend staring in my mirrors...
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    Finally did the compression test, and the results...

    Finally did the compression test, and the results are not good. I did it cold, and results were:

    Cylinder 1 - 120
    Cylinder 2 - 125
    Cylinder 3 - 100
    Cylinder 4 - 140

    Seems like things are...
  6. Thread: Quickjack

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    Nice. I’ve looked at those a few times. ...

    Nice. I’ve looked at those a few times.

    Hopefully better made than the ubiquitous Harbor Freight jack stands.
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    Mike - as you may have noticed, I have been...

    Mike - as you may have noticed, I have been following (I asked about photos of the inboard front suspension) this auction.

    Agree redcloud’s comments are quite interesting. Plus, looking at his...
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    I've taken my distributor out on my Crossflow...

    I've taken my distributor out on my Crossflow without removing the carbs/manifold. Lucas distributor?
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    I’m not so sure it’s a Weber part. Didn’t find it...

    I’m not so sure it’s a Weber part. Didn’t find it after a quick look on Pierce Manifold, although they do have lots of linkage parts and kits.

    https://www.piercemanifolds.com/category_s/223.htm
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    The owner of the Elkhart Collection vintage raced...

    The owner of the Elkhart Collection vintage raced with the organization I race the Mallock with, the VSCDA. I met him briefly about 6 years ago, and last remember seeing him at a party at Gingerman...
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    Cottage cheese?

    Looking for confirmation (I guess) that what I've found is indeed the dreaded "cottage cheese".

    First, a confession. The Seven has not been exercised since last summer's NJMP event. Life has...
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    You know what they say. A watched battery never...

    You know what they say. A watched battery never charges. :)
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    So, pretty much like a Seven. :)

    So, pretty much like a Seven. :)
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    I added a rear ARB to my '98 probably 10 years...

    I added a rear ARB to my '98 probably 10 years ago, so much of the install is a bit hazy. But....I thought I remembered that there was a circlip on the droplink that you could remove and the...
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    From the write up, it sounds like the clam shells...

    From the write up, it sounds like the clam shells were made for the wide track front suspension, which I don’t think the originals (like I have) support/fit.

    Wonder what 14” Avon tires they are...
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    Removed duplicate entry to post above.

    Removed duplicate entry to post above.
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    Yes, you should be able to access the tunnel by...

    Yes, you should be able to access the tunnel by removing the center arm rest. I removed mine to repair the covering, which had come unglued. As I remember it just pulled off (I don’t have carpet on...
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    How to build a Caterham

    Came across this today. Enjoyable read. Donít think the author is a member of USA7s?

    http://www.lotuscorps.org/wp/how-to-build-a-caterham-seven-in-38496-easy-steps/

    Steve
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    Mike - We were in Peru 4 weeks ago. Great dinner...

    Mike - We were in Peru 4 weeks ago. Great dinner (and Pisco Sours) at Maido. And Chicharron sandwiches (pork and sweet potato) at La Lucha Sangucheria. And ceviche pretty much anywhere.
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    Rocky Mountain used to have Caterham add...

    Rocky Mountain used to have Caterham add individually ordered items to the crates for the car delivery to save shipping costs for their customers. Basically, it meant shipping from the UK was free,...
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    Hmmm... according to this listing on Pegasus, the...

    Hmmm... according to this listing on Pegasus, the cork ends are better for dry sump engines. https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productdetails.asp?RecID=3576

    As usual, I guess it depends on who...
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    And FWIW, the wet sump Crossflow in my Seven also...

    And FWIW, the wet sump Crossflow in my Seven also leaked like crazy when I purchased the car. Since I had the engine rebuilt, it's been dry as a bone. So, I think you can get these sealed up. :)
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    The dry sump crossflow in my Mallock leaks like a...

    The dry sump crossflow in my Mallock leaks like a sieve. I pulled the engine to replace the sump gasket, but it didn't really help. I think it was a combination of my skill (or lack thereof) and...
  24. Thread: R&T Article

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    R&T Article

    This was likely posted previously, but was new to me so thought Iíd share.


    https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a19436721/analog-cars-are-more-meaningful-in-the-digital-era/
  25. Vlad- it actually was an XC60, but also had a tow...

    Vlad- it actually was an XC60, but also had a tow capacity of 3300. My trailer is a Montrose, and weighs 1700. My Seven is 1200, so I was under.

    The Volvo had no issues towing it, and usually...
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