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by nikbj68
Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: AC Ace. Early model overriders
Replies: 0
Views: 121

AC Ace. Early model overriders

Attention Early Ace owners, or Hawk Ace owners who would like to emulate the early Ace! AE 32 front overriders.jpg AE 32 rear overriders.jpg The difficulty in finding the Overriders used on the first 70 or so Aces, which appear to have been a bespoke AC part, rather than the Standard 8 item used sub...
by nikbj68
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Mbg based ace
Replies: 14
Views: 619

Re: Mbg based ace

amulheirn wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:17 pm
Nice work on the brass Ace chassis plates Migge!
Hmmm... "Ghassis grease"? "HypoiNd"?

Close, but not quite! :oops:
by nikbj68
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Front hub issues
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Front hub issues

Glad you have ripped it to bits now, rather than suffering a similar fate to Clive & myself( and Mum, of course!) Clocked up over 5,000 miles since rebuilding ours, and just prior to MOT in July, everything was in A1 state. I thought it was important to set the endfloat with the entire assembly dry,...
by nikbj68
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Mbg based ace
Replies: 14
Views: 619

Re: Mbg based ace

Plus one vote for a straight 6!
Regardless of power, a Cobra without a V8 ain't right, and an Ace isn't compete without a raspy 6-cyl!

Has anyone ever done an MGC-based Ace? If only there was A BASKET CASE MGC to use as a donor! :lol:
by nikbj68
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Club Stand, Silverstone
Replies: 44
Views: 2364

Re: Club Stand, Silverstone

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Started AND ended my day with torrential rain!
All the in between bits were fine though, and it’s promising hotter tomorrow!
by nikbj68
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Club Stand, Silverstone
Replies: 44
Views: 2364

Re: Club Stand, Silverstone

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2 Sugars, please!
by nikbj68
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Club Stand, Silverstone
Replies: 44
Views: 2364

Re: Club Stand, Silverstone

Wow, looks like it’s right at Maggotts!
Great high-speed section, first time ever to see the track from the Marquee?
Piran looks at home there, too, John!
by nikbj68
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Silverstone Classic Full weekend ticket, Sold.
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Silverstone Classic Full weekend ticket, Sold.

Ticket now taken, but thanks for looking!
I hope the weather stays like this, I don't think in the last 10 years I have had 3 dry days at the Classic!
See you there!
by nikbj68
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Silverstone Classic Full weekend ticket, Sold.
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Silverstone Classic Full weekend ticket for sale

Indeed, the club bogof!
I will be there all weekend, and fully intend to arrive home on Sunday night WITHOUT the Disaster Trophy for the 3rd year running! 😆
by nikbj68
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: T289R News Summer Edition
Replies: 5
Views: 384

Re: T289R News Summer Edition

How can you tell under all of that filth?! 😆