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    A possible option for attaching your windage tray...

    A possible option for attaching your windage tray and using red Loctite, is to simple safety wire hex head bolts without a locking agent. Dave W
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    Engine temp

    Replace or pull the thermostat and check the temp which it opens at with a pot off hot water on the stove. I had the same problem even after installing a 92C thermostat, but I'm dealing with lower...
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    I have a pair of safety goggles and use...

    I have a pair of safety goggles and use prescription glasses, but prefer to use safety slip-on side shields. The side shields do not restrict your vision as much as the goggles, and still give you...
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    Where in Michigan is the Seven located. DaveW

    Where in Michigan is the Seven located. DaveW
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    Muffler

    I added a new longer and larger Dia. 30" muffler, which was still way to loud! I finally extended the exhaust system all the way to the rear and then added a short aftermarket motorcycle muffler at...
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    If you are using that much gas, you should see...

    If you are using that much gas, you should see exhaust smoke and smell raw gas. You could get better mileage with a BBC. I get 22 MPG on the back roads and 30 MPG at 75 on the expressway. Dave W
  7. If the series 1 car is unmolested, it is a good...

    If the series 1 car is unmolested, it is a good chance that the rear live axle is from a Standard [Triumph] 10.
    DaveW
  8. Victoria British shows two Sprite/Midget rear...

    Victoria British shows two Sprite/Midget rear wheel cylinders for 1958-62 M/Y's. Their P/N 7-406 or 7-315. Take a look at the break down view, to determine which type you need. They should...
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    Victoria British has piston sets from std all the...

    Victoria British has piston sets from std all the way to .060" over for the 948 engine.
    DaveW
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    If the diagram is correct? I would not think that...

    If the diagram is correct? I would not think that having the temp sensor in the heater feed line would be ideal. I would verify the location of your temp sensor first. DaveW
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    Yupper we have metric threads!!! I do not...

    Yupper we have metric threads!!! I do not understand that logic. 95% will use AN fittings on the tank, but we need a adaptors? DaveW
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    I would guess that all your fittings are on the...

    I would guess that all your fittings are on the tank are JIC i.e. AN, and that you need a 7/8-14 drain plug. A metric 20mm thread actually has a pitch of 2.5.
    I would 2nd the use of a drain plug...
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    You could add baffles around the upper sides and...

    You could add baffles around the upper sides and top of the rad to force all the air thru the rad. Also you may not have enough open spaces behind the rad to allow the air flow to easily exit the...
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    John There is an early American Seven here in...

    John
    There is an early American Seven here in South Lyon that has not been on the road for probably 10 yrs. I have not talked to the owner in in 2 or 3 years, but it might be for sale. It has the...
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    I will actually drive my car if we have dry...

    I will actually drive my car if we have dry roads, may be 3 or 4 times during the winter. [I need a Seven fix!!] and yes I have a heater. I put the car in semi-storage. Tires 30+ psi, battery...
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    Yupper! I see what you mean. Someone forgot to...

    Yupper! I see what you mean. Someone forgot to tell the track designer that when you hit a barrier that close to the track racing surface, you typically bounce back into on coming traffic. Not a lot...
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    The odds are very good Rick. We should meet up...

    The odds are very good Rick.
    We should meet up and trade lies. Maybe we can share secret Seven type road info.
    I know of another Seven in AA, Dave Watkins has a Dax Rush. I've also seen Sevens in...
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    What is amazing, is that the 3 sets of strings...

    What is amazing, is that the 3 sets of strings are not twisted all together! DaveW
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    starter engagment

    "Doesn't mesh" just might be an understatement!

    Unless you can get a new ring gear for the flywheel, I see a new flywheel in the future. You should be able to get the starter pinion gear.
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    You can not go wrong with a K&N cotton filter....

    You can not go wrong with a K&N cotton filter. They will last a life time and will flow about 50% more then a foam filter. I would look into locating the filter so it can draw in cold air, or fab a...
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    Foam filters are NOT very effective and a lot...

    Foam filters are NOT very effective and a lot more restrictive when compared to your cotton filters. I would suggest that you add a short extension so you can pit up cold air in front of the rad and...
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    Do not get me started on insurance. Every 6...

    Do not get me started on insurance. Every 6 months, AAA would increase the premium on the Seven. The price more then doubled in 8 yrs. I had 4 cars with AAA, and when we drop an under 25 driver they...
  23. When designing the first Z06 aluminum frame it...

    When designing the first Z06 aluminum frame it was found that the electrical grounds attached at the riv-nuts connections would build up an oxide between the aluminum and the riv-nut case. The...
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    Try these guys for bushings englishparts.com...

    Try these guys for bushings

    englishparts.com Engel imports [866-467-1776]
    Their P/N 119451 Replaces suspension bushing: Y419, 611-075, QHY419, & Y16
    1.35 each + shp
    Dave W
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    Another small and lite Wt option would be the 40...

    Another small and lite Wt option would be the 40 Amp Denso that is fitted to a Daihatsu and Suzuki bandit.
    P/N A073, also Tractor Spares Co. P/N 196300. but you would probably have to change the...
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