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  1. Thread: New Build

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    This thread needs a little sex! 16800

    This thread needs a little sex!

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    Basically you have a metal hammock suspended in...

    Basically you have a metal hammock suspended in rubber which in turn is inset into the mount. When installed it looks like this:

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  3. Thread: New Build

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    After disconnecting the transmission mount...

    After disconnecting the transmission mount entirely from the chassis I was able to shift the transmission to the right. Reconnecting the mount to the chassis moves it right back to where it was...
  4. Thread: New Build

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    Yep, mounts attached to the chassis and the bolts...

    Yep, mounts attached to the chassis and the bolts holding the engine to the mounts were all loosened and a crane used to take the pressure off. Even moved the crane around the front and both sides...
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    The engine mounts don't seem to play into this...

    The engine mounts don't seem to play into this since the transmission mount is fixed with no lateral freedom. I thought perhaps I could somehow eek out a little movement so loosened all mounts, took...
  6. Thread: New Build

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    Yah, the mount for the 6-speed was (or may still...

    Yah, the mount for the 6-speed was (or may still be) slotted for side-to-side movement. The mount with the 5-speed that I have allows for movement front-to-back only. I need to gain a minimum of...
  7. Thread: New Build

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    Yes, the Duratec with the 5-speed (Mazda).

    Yes, the Duratec with the 5-speed (Mazda).
  8. Thread: New Build

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    Question for you all. The transmission touches a...

    Question for you all. The transmission touches a chassis diagonal in the tunnel. I've tried everything I can think of, including loosening the motor and transmission mounts, taking the pressure off...
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    Thanks! I feel like I'm moving at a snail's pace,...

    Thanks! I feel like I'm moving at a snail's pace, as I'm trying to relish the experience. I will say that wiggling the engine and transmission into their new home took longer than I expected though....
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    Size 12 foot, meet size 9 shoe: 16707

    Size 12 foot, meet size 9 shoe:

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  11. Thread: New Build

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    Victory: 16705 Sort of: 16706

    Victory:

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    Sort of:

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  12. Thread: New Build

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    Thanks Kenny, I like the non-permanent nature of...

    Thanks Kenny, I like the non-permanent nature of your solution.
  13. Thread: New Build

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    Thanks! The only obvious spot I'm seeing to mount...

    Thanks! The only obvious spot I'm seeing to mount to is the shroud that protects the fuel filler pipe. Unless I were to build a wedge-shaped shim the bottle will be tilted on its back a little...
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    Certainly made me feel better :)

    Certainly made me feel better :)
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    Would someone mind posting a picture of their...

    Would someone mind posting a picture of their washer bottle? The manual states that the bottle needs to be installed prior to the engine, but it looks to me like the tubing and electrical terminate...
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    If you want me to read the words stop putting in...

    If you want me to read the words stop putting in pictures of sexy cars and videos of beautiful racetracks!

    Now I want a CSR too.
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    I was reading from the bottom up, so it looks...

    I was reading from the bottom up, so it looks like sf4018 got there before Kenny. Bragging rights to you both!
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    We have a winner! You just saved me a lot of...

    We have a winner! You just saved me a lot of head scratching trying to figure out what this random bit of rubber in the shortages box was for.

    I've already torqued the rack not knowing better,...
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    How about a game of name that part? I found this...

    How about a game of name that part? I found this in my box of shortages:

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    This foot long piece of rubber trim doesn't seem to have a match in any other box, and I've not found a reference...
  20. Thread: New Build

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    Thanks Mike. I enjoyed that.

    Thanks Mike. I enjoyed that.
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    It was a productive weekend Bruce. Taxes are...

    It was a productive weekend Bruce. Taxes are done and that black Subaru you saw in my driveway made it to my son's place under its own power. I also managed to grab a few hours to work on the Seven...
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    Love to see an all black version, how about...

    Love to see an all black version, how about posting us a picture here? I was joking with John that color was the hardest part of specifying our build. I really like Caterham's orange, and the more...
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    I settled on 222 for caster. I suspect the...

    I settled on 222 for caster. I suspect the difference in steering between 040 and 222 isn't going to be terribly noticeable, at least for a noob like me. An acquaintance in England spoke to the...
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    That's the thing, one manual calls for 040 and...

    That's the thing, one manual calls for 040 and the other 222.
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    Sorry, should have been a little clearer. My...

    Sorry, should have been a little clearer. My reference of 040 is how many washers at each of the three possible locations. The manual calls for four washers in the middle position, which pushes the...
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