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by CobStang
Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Disk brake options
Replies: 32
Views: 8805

Re: Disk brake options

Super DOT 4 is the way to go, higher boiling point than 5.1, compatible and cheap as chips.
Have never managed to boil the stuff, and I've tried !
by CobStang
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Ali transmission tunnel
Replies: 29
Views: 9090

Re: Ali transmission tunnel

Merely trying to point out the options available, a quick look back at this reveals the carpet seems to be more complicated than the tunnel !
Hey ho.
by CobStang
Mon Dec 07, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Ali transmission tunnel
Replies: 29
Views: 9090

Re: Ali transmission tunnel

Not at all.
I use one every day for cutting curved shapes out of 1.6 and 2mm ali sheet, so quick and easy. Guillotine for straight cuts.
by CobStang
Mon Dec 07, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Ali transmission tunnel
Replies: 29
Views: 9090

Re: Ali transmission tunnel

For cutting 2mm Aluminium sheet tin snips are not going to be suitable, the effort required is huge and as Roger has said the distortion will not be acceptable. The ideal is to use a plasma cutter, if you are doing a full build then the cost of a cheap one is peanuts and will save so much time and e...
by CobStang
Sun Dec 06, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Ali transmission tunnel
Replies: 29
Views: 9090

Re: Ali transmission tunnel

Go to your local builders merchant and head for the cement shed, the pallets that the cement is shipped on are usually covered in a sheet of cardboard that is @2mm thick and @1m sq. This is superb for making patterns, for the folds just score 1/2 way through with a Stanley knife and it will bend. Wh...
by CobStang
Wed Dec 02, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: BRA 289
Replies: 29
Views: 5769

Re: BRA 289

Was good to see you t'other day Robin, didn't have time to look out my black arm band to mourn the passing of the BRA. I will of course soldier on and keep the flag flying ! If the new project does not come together please call back and I will be happy to sell you something fast, nimble and GREEN :D...
by CobStang
Wed Dec 02, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: .
Replies: 32
Views: 15416

Re: Anti-tramp Bars & Panhard Rod

Dave
I am afraid that I forgot.
Having now been reminded I will attempt to crawl under the car at the soonest opportunity.

Mark
by CobStang
Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Dwarf cars
Replies: 20
Views: 6085

Re: Dwarf cars

As someone who fiddles around building cars from scratch I can totally see where he is coming from, if he made them full size no one would give them a second look - 'oh nice survivor'
But his way everyone looks twice and thrice, and the satisfaction must be immense.
by CobStang
Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Dwarf cars
Replies: 20
Views: 6085

Re: Dwarf cars

Cos he can, nice one Nige.
by CobStang
Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Wiring Harness
Replies: 26
Views: 12578

Re: Wiring Harness

Alf
You have a PM