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  1. Thread: T-9 issue

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    The shifter goes into position just fine. It just...

    The shifter goes into position just fine. It just seems to lose all drive, as if it had popped out of gear. All other gears work fine. Pm on the way. Thanks
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    The adhesive wasn't obvious to me either at first...

    The adhesive wasn't obvious to me either at first but when I heated the surrounding surface, it oozed a little at the seam. I figured that if I got it out, I would simply drill the the bore and tap...
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    The elbow in the top of the water pump housing...

    The elbow in the top of the water pump housing was secured with an adhesive. On my installation, I needed to turn it about 30 degrees as I recall. I heated the surrounding casting with a MAPP torch...
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    The elbow in the top of the water pump housing...

    The elbow in the top of the water pump housing was secured with an adhesive. On my installation, I needed to turn it about 30 degrees as I recall. I heated the surrounding casting with a MAPP torch...
  5. Thread: T-9 issue

    by papak
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    T-9 issue

    Finally got out for a solo blat this morning through the Malibu canyons. On the way back home on the freeway. I lost all drive in fifth gear at 75 mph. I made it home in fourth with no seeming...
  6. Thread: Duratec Starter

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    The only difference I have found is with the...

    The only difference I have found is with the flywheel ring gear spacing. I am running a Ford Focus flywheel and the Panther starter wouldn’t engage the ring gear. I had to go to a starter for the...
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    I finally switched over to the digital EWP/fan...

    I finally switched over to the digital EWP/fan controller (model 18001, a very nice piece of engineering)) and ran into a somewhat different behavior. I observed that after reaching 100F coolant...
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    It looks exactly like a Colvern unit.

    It looks exactly like a Colvern unit.
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    Ever been to Thermal? Aside from the facility,...

    Ever been to Thermal? Aside from the facility, it's similar to the surface of the moon only considerably hotter. No trouble getting the tires up to temperature. The bigger challenge is staying...
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    You could certainly run a FV on the street. You...

    You could certainly run a FV on the street. You would need to add the generator back in and re-install the cooling fan in the shroud as well as probably run a bit larger battery. Lights of course but...
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    The next time the head is off, consider TIG...

    The next time the head is off, consider TIG welding on a pair of bungs to accommodate AN fittings. Absent this possibility, when you replace the hoses, be sure to use sleeved hose clamps to avoid...
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    You might want to use a GPS speedometer and cap...

    You might want to use a GPS speedometer and cap or plug the drive mechanism. Always accurate, regardless of wheel/tire size or final drive ratio. Always dry too!
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    I know that on my 2015 Birkin XS, the solid rear...

    I know that on my 2015 Birkin XS, the solid rear rotor is from a ‘98 ROW GTI but it has been milled down on the inner side to. 10.5mm, approximately the minimum rotor thickness stamped on the outer...
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    I understand that they are from ROW late 80s...

    I understand that they are from ROW late 80s GTI/Jetta. Check with tbox56.
  15. Thread: Seven sighting

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    That is John’s personal car. I understand that he...

    That is John’s personal car. I understand that he has owned it since new. I’ve met him at a couple of C&Cs and seen the car. Very original but in good condition. He is a wonderful fellow to chat...
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    Tom, Best of luck to you and Birkin. ...

    Tom,

    Best of luck to you and Birkin.

    Kevin
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    Davies-Craig EWP issues

    As you can see in the attached photo, I have modified the cooling system by removing the internal water pump and eliminating the thermostat (as per the D-C instructions). By utilizing the D-C EWP...
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    Davies-Craig EWP issues

    Looking for others familiar with the Davies-Craig EWP controller (the earlier style, Model 8020). Mine has been acting strangely the last few months. It self-tests normally and follows the programmed...
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    Love autocorrect. I always wonder what version...

    Love autocorrect. I always wonder what version Trump uses.
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    Apparently, the US Army trained all of the tank...

    Apparently, the US Army trained all of the tank drivers out there during WWII before the North Africa operations. You're right though, it's definitely a dry heat.
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    Have they imposed a db limit at Chuckwalla? I ran...

    Have they imposed a db limit at Chuckwalla? I ran a test day there in a vintage FV when it first opened. Great "7" course as I recall. It can get quite windy out there. Remember, the nearest hotel is...
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    I’m still waiting for a reasonably priced...

    I’m still waiting for a reasonably priced electric pickup truck.
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    On the advice of another owner, I welded a...

    On the advice of another owner, I welded a threaded bung in the right front corner of the cover to facilitate future servicing of the gearbox. Once you have filled the gearbox, you can mark a...
  24. I found that the selector shaft was the source of...

    I found that the selector shaft was the source of the leak on my T9. Meticulously clean the surfaces and carefully apply either Hylomar or rev. Bone dry ever since.
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    Depending on the motor mounts, you could...

    Depending on the motor mounts, you could experience a fair amount of vibration in the gauge mounted directly on the rail. It will also pose a clearance issue with the bonnet. I use an inline mount...
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