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    Could try disconnecting the battery after...

    Could try disconnecting the battery after starting the engine then switch on lights etc to load it up, see what happens at idle and higher rpm? Sure sounds like an alternator issue of some kind.
  2. Thread: Barber MSP

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    They are part numbers 43370 and 43380, compound...

    They are part numbers 43370 and 43380, compound R35. They fit on 13/6 front and 13/8 rear wheels, almost identical dimensions to the Avon ZZRs. They are actually meant for the F2000 formula cars.
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    Barber MSP

    After all the crappy weather the last few weeks we had an sunny and pleasantly cool weekend, so thankful for that! This was the last stint of the weekend, I put the rather beaten up Hoosier slicks on...
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    I contacted Caterham about the upgraded rear...

    I contacted Caterham about the upgraded rear brake package Problem is there's no handbrake and would not be road legal, which after the effort and cost to get the title and tag seems overall a step...
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    Wow, thanks for all the advice, you guys are...

    Wow, thanks for all the advice, you guys are great!

    Anker - Fronts locked up last weekend, nice flat spot to prove it!
    CarlB - that was a good test, the brake bias seems fine (the fronts were...
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    Thereís an oil temp sender on the sump oil tank...

    Thereís an oil temp sender on the sump oil tank thatís allegedly not used by the ECU (even though there is wiring for it). I had some back and forth with Caterham about it during the build. I still...
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    Brake Wear Question

    I just finished the first track day of the year, the rear brakes Iíve changed one time already and are already half worn, the fronts are on the first set of pads still and about 80% pad left.

    Is...
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    Remember when hybrid cars were the in thing? That...

    Remember when hybrid cars were the in thing? That didn't turn out well. Same for "clean diesel" in Europe. Electric cars are just he latest way to destroy the planet. I just can't see gas cars going...
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    There's some dangerous counterfeit stuff out...

    There's some dangerous counterfeit stuff out there, only buy from reputable companies!
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    Don't have them but it seems like it might work...

    Don't have them but it seems like it might work well to protect the bow tube from scratches, looks good too.
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    Trim the ride height 9" inches up and he'll be...

    Trim the ride height 9" inches up and he'll be golden.
  12. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    I'm a gung-ho kinda guy but that sounds...

    I'm a gung-ho kinda guy but that sounds terrifying!
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    So from my novice metalworking tools and skills...

    So from my novice metalworking tools and skills I've made a Frankenstein pedal from a Lokar throttle pedal set (it's ugly but works quite well so far). I have to add a spring return somewhere -...
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    1. Not sure if one is better but we put in bottom...

    1. Not sure if one is better but we put in bottom first because it’s easier to get in (I stress the word “we” as I couldn’t have done I alone, it was the hardest part of the build!). We used a jack...
  16. Thread: Camera time

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    I purchased a Black 8 a few months ago and it’s...

    I purchased a Black 8 a few months ago and it’s not been great, it works like a product that was pushed out before it was ready. A YI is a quarter of the price of a GoPro, worth a look. If you do...
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    Been fly fishing in the southern Ozarks a few...

    Been fly fishing in the southern Ozarks a few times, beautiful countryside there, I'd be excited to visit this part of the State. It's a 9 hour drive so it's definitely not too far. Hopefully the...
  18. That was fun to watch, thanks for sharing! 1:23...

    That was fun to watch, thanks for sharing! 1:23 in those track conditions shows how precise your lines and car control were. It's a bit of an empty win for the Elva with that straight line speed...
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    Amazing kit, congrats!

    Amazing kit, congrats!
  20. Great video, nice job by your son, thanks for...

    Great video, nice job by your son, thanks for sharing! The side view especially the sundown shots are really cool, I may try to replicate that next time. That blue car spinning out in front of you...
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    Nick, that looks like something I could do, I'm...

    Nick, that looks like something I could do, I'm not really a fabricator, so attaching some pedal surfaces and bending stuff is is probably the extent of my abilities. Do you have a part number for...
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    Dave, I don't have a throttle return spring...

    Dave, I don't have a throttle return spring attached to the pedal like you do, should there have been one to begin with or is that something to add later? It would make sense having it, the spring on...
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    Here's a quick vid that was taken from the...

    Here's a quick vid that was taken from the paddock...

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    I think you're right, also it looks like what I...

    I think you're right, also it looks like what I thought was clag seems to be rubber from the right side of the tires that have accumulated, the lines are suspiciously straight and uniform. If that's...
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    17846 These are the fronts, picked up tons of...

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    These are the fronts, picked up tons of clag I guess on the pit entry, they are quite a mess! The outsides of both left and right have more wear, but I think that's more to do with the setup...
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