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by Reynolds731OS
Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Chassis & Running Gear
Topic: What live rear axle for clubman
Replies: 16
Views: 2848

Re: What live rear axle for clubman

The advanatages of disks over drums are not that great for a light car built solely for the road. Drums have a better mechanical advantage as the entire braking surface is at the maximum diameter. I.E. 300mm drums have a large shoe area working at 300mm, where 300mm discs have a smaller pad area cen...
by Reynolds731OS
Sat Aug 07, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: General Sevens Chat
Topic: Scratchbuilt Lotus S3 7 Copy
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: Scratchbuilt Lotus S3 7 Copy

Hi, sorry about placing this info in the wrong place but it's a "build" project, still puzzled.
:oops:
Regards Phil
by Reynolds731OS
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: North ISland
Topic: A North Island Road Trip
Replies: 3
Views: 1816

Re: A North Island Road Trip

If you live around Auckland take a drive to Coromandel via Hunua, Miranda coast, Thames, up the coast road all the way to Colville. It's not really practical to go further north than Colville in a small low sportscar as the road is gravel from there on. Come back from Colville to Coromandel and take...
by Reynolds731OS
Wed Aug 04, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: Rear view mirror
Replies: 8
Views: 1976

Re: Rear view mirror

I cured a vibrating mirror on a Vespa once by gluing a small lead sinker inside.
by Reynolds731OS
Wed Aug 04, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Engine & Gearbox
Topic: Solex Mikuni carbs
Replies: 1
Views: 709

Solex Mikuni carbs

Hi does anyone know of any probs with Solex Mikuni PHH40 carbs? Thanks.
by Reynolds731OS
Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Chassis & Running Gear
Topic: Ride height
Replies: 30
Views: 5032

Re: Ride height

LVV manual says 100mm for structural parts, non strucural can be less.
by Reynolds731OS
Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: Who does aluminium body panels?
Replies: 2
Views: 903

Re: Who does aluminium body panels?

Ok thanks Mark.
by Reynolds731OS
Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: Who does aluminium body panels?
Replies: 2
Views: 903

Who does aluminium body panels?

Wih our lotus replica, there's no way we can make the sidepanels, nor the bonnet with all its louvers, in our garage. The other panels are ok, but I need to find someone who can do a nice job of these, hopefully in the Auckland area. Does someone have a recommendation? Thanks so much! I know someone...
by Reynolds731OS
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: General Sevens Chat
Topic: Scratchbuilt Lotus S3 7 Copy
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Scratchbuilt Lotus S3 7 Copy

Scratchbuilt Lotus S3 7 copy Hi, first time on the forum, good to read the many interesting ideas people have! The car we are building had it's frame built about 15 years ago, then was put aside due kids and their sport. Now my son is interested in getting it complete, so now it's been pulled out fr...