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by Roger King
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: AGM?
Replies: 2
Views: 1942

AGM?

I haven't seen any postings regarding the AGM - any new faces we should know about?
by Roger King
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: How to stop water going down screen legs?
Replies: 22
Views: 10288

Re: How to stop water going down screen legs?

Butyl strip (e.g. 3M 5313) around the screen legs where they enter the bodywork, hidden by the aluminium escutcheon.
by Roger King
Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Electric cars
Replies: 8
Views: 3772

Re: Electric cars

Not really going to happen so easily though, is it? - the government currently taxes petrol and diesel at 60%. They cannot begin to stand that amount of loss if everyone switches to electric cars, so prepare for some dramatic changes in the way electricity is taxed. Remember the ultra-low tax fuel L...
by Roger King
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Brake light switch 4-way union
Replies: 24
Views: 9345

Re: Brake light switch 4-way union

I think I'm repeating myself here....
by Roger King
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Brake light switch 4-way union
Replies: 24
Views: 9345

Re: Brake light switch 4-way union

I have a decent switch. The Accel Harley Davidson switch, 1/8" NPT, as fitted to my Mini. Automec will now make me the union I need so the problem should be solved.
by Roger King
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Brake light switch 4-way union
Replies: 24
Views: 9345

Re: Brake light switch 4-way union

The AC Cobra union has three threaded pipe bosses in a horizontal plane - one coming from the master, and one going to each rear caliper. The switch sits in a fourth, vertical, boss threaded at 3/8" UNF in the same union. Total of four - three to pipes, one for the switch. I need the same thing but ...
by Roger King
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: General 289
Topic: Chairman's BBQ pic
Replies: 2
Views: 1723

Chairman's BBQ pic

Just looking at the photos on the home page of the BBQ - who's that fiddling with my car's front numberplate? And what's he doing???
Don't tell me - Lee, checking the mounting screws?
by Roger King
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Brake light switch 4-way union
Replies: 24
Views: 9345

Re: Brake light switch 4-way union

Discussions at Silverstone where Clive suggested that maybe a small amount of air gets trapped next to the switch thus compressing the air delays the activation of the switch. Just a thought. Peter C Yes, I have been bleeding the switches with a hypodermic syringe every time I fit one for over 40 y...
by Roger King
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Aceca barn find on eBay
Replies: 16
Views: 5353

Re: Aceca barn find on eBay

That's a very old episode, but quite interesting
by Roger King
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Brake light switch 4-way union
Replies: 24
Views: 9345

Re: Brake light switch 4-way union

Thanks Frank - is it 3/8" UNF or 1/8" NPT for the switch? And when you say '3-union', do you mean 3 plus the switch?
Roger
Just discovered Automec will make what I need for £14.50 - thanks to Peter A for the suggestion