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Should the top half of the doors & 'D' posts be cream or green?
Cream 51%  51%  [ 21 ]
Green 49%  49%  [ 20 ]
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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 1:36 pm 
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Ah! ha. May be my scheme has worked after all.?

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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Nearly ready to start it up. Still got to sort out some of the electrics & fill with fluids.


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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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Looks great Mart.

I do agree with Jeroen's tiny detail. Get it sorted.


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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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Looks great Mart.

I do agree with Jeroen's tiny detail. Get it sorted.
Thanks Ben.

I will get it sorted as soon as it's back on the road & MoT'd. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 6:52 am 
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Hmmm, why not sort it now?

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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OK, we're obviously talking at cross porpoises. My little detail is the decal on the left rear wing.

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Think Jeroens little detail is the sgnature strip at the bottom of your posts which now incorrectly describes your car!

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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:D 1974 Mean Cream Green Track Day Sprint (170 BHP) :D

I thought that was a very good description by Jeroen.


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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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I completely missed that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :oops: :oops: :oops:

But I'm still going to get the decal changed to match the one on the other side. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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What decal? :D

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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The engine lives again. :D ...for now anyway.

Yesterday I got everything ready to start it up but when I tried to get the oil pumped round, nothing was happening. So this morning I removed the oil pump & stripped it. Straight away I could see the outer rotor was badly scored on top & on checking the tolerance, it was well over. I have a couple of old pumps in the cupboard and on stripping the first it looked very good indeed. A quick check of the tolerances told me it was ok to use. After a good clean & reassembly I popped it on the block with just two bolts & started pumping the oil round. Excellent. :D

On the downside, when I was filling the coolant yesterday there was a leak from the head gasket below the carbs, not good. I'll retorque the head tomorrow, now that the engine's been running, but I don't hold out too much hope that the leak fairies will do their deed overnight. :(

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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I went out & retorqued the head this evening. Then I topped-up the cooling system. Then I switched on the ignition to start the EWP circulating the coolant. Hmmm! seems the leak fairies may have fixed the leak after all. [-o< So started the engine & looked & waited & looked some more...........no leak. :jump4joy: Still, I'll wait 'til I can give it a good shakedown before I'm convinced.

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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My neighbour just brought these over that he made for me...

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They're 55mm. diameter & about 2mm. thick.

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
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Lovely paint scheme Mart, you never fail to impress on your resto's.

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 Post subject: Re: Track Sprint Resto
PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:49 pm 
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Cheers Darren. :)


I'm almost finished. Been working on it the last couple of days, so just the bonnet, some rear trim, clean/polish one more wheel and a new door card to make up.


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