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Forum: Project Builds May 18th 2012, 08:57
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Hi Dave, good looking motor! I have the...

Hi Dave, good looking motor!

I have the same shifter problem as you, nudging reverse instead of second. I initially thought it was the reverse stop plate but I have noticed that it occurs most...
Forum: Brakes May 18th 2012, 08:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By evilC
Alex, Red stuff are for high power heavyweight...

Alex, Red stuff are for high power heavyweight cars. Use EBC greenstuff for the same effect. I'm using Greenstuff in 944 single pots and pagid in the 928S4 rears. With Porsche calipers I very much...
Forum: Project Builds March 15th 2012, 14:13
Replies: 580
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Posted By evilC
Dave, rather than higher wattage bulbs i.e....

Dave, rather than higher wattage bulbs i.e. 100/90 or 130/90 I have used the 60/55W +50% that will get you close to the first upgrade figure and with +80% now being readily available thats what I...
Forum: Project Builds March 13th 2012, 11:51
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Hi Dave, what's the light patterns - my guess -...

Hi Dave, what's the light patterns - my guess - the two outers are fog wide beam for seeing round corners and the centre two are drive pattern? Did you link the dip onto the main beam? I'm finding...
Forum: Project Builds March 12th 2012, 11:27
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Dave, sorry for the historic reply but you move...

Dave, sorry for the historic reply but you move too fast for me! I have a hydraulic handbrake in the '03 and had to use a 2psi RPV on the rear line to get anything like a decent pedal as the m/c for...
Forum: Suspension March 5th 2012, 11:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,980
Posted By evilC
My 2 bolt front with 944 stub axle and steering...

My 2 bolt front with 944 stub axle and steering arm needed the tie rod flipping to clear the anti-roll bar when it was lowered 40mm (1 1/2")
Forum: Suspension March 5th 2012, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,480
Posted By evilC
Hi, it looks a professional piece of kit but I...

Hi, it looks a professional piece of kit but I have two queries:
1) The top mount on the shock tower has a long plate and therefore M12 bolt. The node point of the bars is well inboard of the...
Forum: Brakes March 5th 2012, 11:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,850
Posted By evilC
I have 944 single pots at the front and 928S4 4...

I have 944 single pots at the front and 928S4 4 pots at the rear with a hydraulic handbrake in series with the rear line. I found that the rear line was allowing too much flex within the handbrake...
Forum: Project Builds February 23rd 2012, 09:53
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
I use a Kobe rivnut setting tool for the M4, M5...

I use a Kobe rivnut setting tool for the M4, M5 and M6 blind rivnuts (nut serts etc), It cost me £24. Its a two handed operation and can be used with a cordless drill etc but I use a 1/4" ratchet...
Forum: Project Builds February 9th 2012, 13:12
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Dave, an easy solution to your single shear issue...

Dave, an easy solution to your single shear issue is to change out the rod ends for threaded clevis rods with a bolt through that means the clevis will clamp on both sides of the tab. I don't...
Forum: Project Builds February 3rd 2012, 09:50
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Hi Dave, I see your kafer bar but does it have...

Hi Dave,
I see your kafer bar but does it have the strut that connects to the frame horn at the inner trailing arm mount? Are you running heat exchangers?
I have been pondering this installation...
Forum: Suspension January 30th 2012, 12:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By evilC
Riseabove, I run a Spax PSX kit that is...

Riseabove, I run a Spax PSX kit that is progressive with I think 110lb primary rate. This is with a stiffened front end and I feel that when pushed over the country roads around here they work very...
Forum: Suspension January 17th 2012, 09:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By evilC
Riseabove, Why did you choose 180lb/in springs?...

Riseabove, Why did you choose 180lb/in springs? or is the 180lb the total compression load?
Forum: Suspension January 17th 2012, 09:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By evilC
Measure it when you have the whole lot assembled....

Measure it when you have the whole lot assembled. the droop is contained by the ledge on the torsion bar casting and the compression will be controlled by the bump stop. Alternatively, ask Spax for...
Forum: Suspension January 17th 2012, 09:35
Replies: 58
Views: 8,206
Posted By evilC
Agreed, I remember when Road Rallying was...

Agreed, I remember when Road Rallying was Pre-Plot (aka road racing) there were a couple of guys who did remarkably well and occasionally winning events with bog standard cars from the local car...
Forum: Project Builds December 20th 2011, 08:35
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Dave, i ended up running various new circuits to...

Dave, i ended up running various new circuits to take care of the headlight relays, air horns, fuel pump etc etc. I added a ne 8 way ceramic fusebox in the front luggage area. I reckon that all the...
Forum: Project Builds December 19th 2011, 12:05
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Dave, when you decide to move over to the two...

Dave, when you decide to move over to the two bolt set up, talk to me as I should have by then reverted back to the standard roll centre having used the 3-bolt inner pivot point to lower the roll...
Forum: Project Builds December 13th 2011, 07:27
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Dave, Have a look at the 2nd photo down: ...

Dave,

Have a look at the 2nd photo down: http://www.jemsracing.co.uk/cs_widetrack.html The photo is of an Escort racer taken from the underside but shows the normal TCA at 90* to the frame but...
Forum: Project Builds December 12th 2011, 08:32
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Hi Dave, have you thought about installing a...

Hi Dave, have you thought about installing a compression strut for the front suspension and then disconnecting the anti-roll bar from the caster control duty? That would have serious benefits, the...
Forum: Project Builds December 9th 2011, 10:14
Replies: 580
Views: 114,104
Posted By evilC
Dave, Are you bound by any Historic rules? ...

Dave,

Are you bound by any Historic rules? As you could improve the bug over what they achieved in Salzburg?

Clive
Forum: Suspension December 8th 2011, 08:44
Replies: 48
Views: 8,034
Posted By evilC
I've found some data that is food for thought; ...

I've found some data that is food for thought;

Car: Rear engine, rear wheel drive.
Weight: 970kg dry 40/60 split front/rear; 1145kg wet including fuel and driver, split 43.6/56.4 front/rear...
Forum: Suspension December 7th 2011, 09:00
Replies: 48
Views: 8,034
Posted By evilC
Dave, if my memory is correct Porsche's 911...

Dave, if my memory is correct Porsche's 911 2.0ltr rally cars ran 23.5mm (standard type3) rear TBs for gravel as an 'upgrade'

Clive
Forum: Project Builds December 6th 2011, 11:30
Replies: 1,543
Views: 178,973
Posted By evilC
Dave, don't you use the snowbanks in good...

Dave, don't you use the snowbanks in good Scandinavian style? On the rare occasions we have decent snow with better than 1/2m high banks I just love kissing the banks to aid turn in!:D:D

( we are...
Forum: Suspension December 6th 2011, 10:51
Replies: 48
Views: 8,034
Posted By evilC
Sorry for the delay folks - been busy. ...

Sorry for the delay folks - been busy.

Adding my sixpennyworth. I have Spax PSX progressives on the front of the '03 that I estimate are 100 - 130lb/in over the travel distance. On the back I...
Forum: Project Builds November 18th 2011, 08:21
Replies: 154
Views: 20,293
Posted By evilC
This gives you a 3rd alternative for mounting the...

This gives you a 3rd alternative for mounting the dampers as the top bolt is M10 and the Alloy arms have a M14 bolt IIRC:

1) Ream out the bottom bush insert to M14 (makes it a bit thin but...
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