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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:56 am 
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James, your posts are more dramatic, gives me a break :)

Got delivery of the new clutch kit from Larkspeed today, looks good,

hopefully it fits well when Steve puts it in, along with the centre prop bearing,
front and rear engine seals, and loads of other bits.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:38 pm 
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I think you might have over-greased that master cylinder.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:15 pm 
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Thanks Mark,

I'll keep it in mind for the tandem cylinder changeover, soonish ?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:22 pm 
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Sorry dude but the servo should be black...
Still not as naff as the blue one Ive got as a stag spare in the loft. That aint going on anytime soon....

Good work but a bit lavish with the red stuff, but it does the job especially on stored cylinders.

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Am I the only one surprised the servo ISN'T Yellow?

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The servo was destined to be Monza red, had both cans in hand and just chose silver for reasons unknown.

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Surely it should be chrome like the g.box tunnel.
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I may put the servo back to black, but only if I get the replacement
tandem master cylinder mirror polished.

On the other hand, I may send the servo off to get mirror polished as well.

The carbs are now settling with minor fettling, (did not mean to rhyme) and
the economy has improved vastly, power is a lot smoother.

So for now, "I" may not do much, as the more I drive the better the car is
responding, like the brake squeal only happens for a second, as opposed
to all the time when braking, idle is predictable, steering not so vague, and
the engine is more stable at idle.

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I may put the servo back to black, but only if I get the replacement
tandem master cylinder mirror polished.

On the other hand, I may send the servo off to get mirror polished as well.

The carbs are now settling with minor fettling, (did not mean to rhyme) and
the economy has improved vastly, power is a lot smoother.

So for now, "I" may not do much, as the more I drive the better the car is
responding, like the brake squeal only happens for a second, as opposed
to all the time when braking, idle is predictable, steering not so vague, and
the engine is more stable at idle.

Ah, I see you're getting used to the car. :lol:


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Ah, I see you're getting used to the car. :lol:


I think after 29 years of ownership, the car is finally getting used to me :lol:

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