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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Migge » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:36 pm

:evil: :evil: :evil:
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby StewbieC » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:47 pm

Colin Newbold wrote:And then Michael, after 62 pages on THE SAME FORUM TOPIC, we will all finally see the car at The Silverstone Classic - right??!! :roll:

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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Migge » Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:07 am

You embarrass me Stu.
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby StewbieC » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:22 pm

Sorry Migge. I meant the only reason I am going is on the off chance of seeing your car ;) no pressure :shock: :twisted:
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Migge » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:20 am

News from the carb ajustment day: none :cry:

Yesterday I wanted to bring the Cobra to the rolling road. Drove the trailer out of the garage and jumped out of the Van. Well, me right feet landed on the pavement not as it should be. It was a horrible sound. I twisted the ankle and ruptured the ligament. Right feet is out of order for the next weeks. :cry: Final adjustments have to wait again.
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby clive » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:25 pm

Automatic gearbox conversion???
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Roger King » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:16 pm

Your path to getting it on the road properly is as difficult as mine was (not sure it's over yet), but clearly more painful.

Lots of rest needed, Mrs Migge will nurse you carefully, I have no doubt. Get well soon!! Gesundheit!

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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Johannes1 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:23 pm

Hy Migge,
able to built such a great car - no able to jump out of an van?
Crazy boy :wink:
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Paul Blore » Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:09 pm

I put my foot down a rabbit hole and did the same thing to my ankle while out walking the dog last summer. Hurt like hell for a while, in fact, it's still not right even now.

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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Migge » Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:27 pm

Time will tell when it's okay again. Got an "aircast" protection bandage to prohibit a bend again.
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Migge » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:37 am

Want to make my own tonneau. Can someone send some detailed pics of a tonneau. Main interest are the edges and underneath. Thanks in advance.
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Roger King » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:42 am

Migge wrote:Want to make my own tonneau. Can someone send some detailed pics of a tonneau. Main interest are the edges and underneath. Thanks in advance.


...in rivetted aluminium? Not sure where the hinges go...

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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby peterc » Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:59 pm

Hi Migge ,
Hope attached meets your needs. If not let me know what more you need.
My tonneau is Hawk standard for an FIA.
The gasket ( 6 x 20 ) seen around the edge is my mod to make it more waterproof. You do have to double up the thickness in the valleys.
The leather patch on the other photo is to rub on the seat belt connection. High mounting point to suit the SVA.
The portion that goes over the roll bar is enlarged at the rear to cover the large FIA filler cap.
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby peterc » Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:25 am

Hi Migge,
More thoughts on the manufacture of your tonneau.
Hawk's trimmer only put two poppers on the sides over the doors. I added a third in the middle as the wind would make it flap too much. Bearing that in mind you would of course need to consider the leading edge where it's not protected by the aero screen.
Another thing is that it's not very easy to drive with the passenger side left in position. The main issue is caused by the enlarged portion covering the roll bar and diagonal brace. Trying to stuff the rolled up drivers side behind/ into the passenger area doesn't work too well. I think you ought to consider a two piece item so that the drivers side can be completely removed and put into the boot.
Best of luck.
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Re: BRA289 customized recreation

Postby Migge » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:23 am

That were exactly my thoughts Peter. Thanks for your input. I'll have two halfs. The templates are done :)

When time will allow it, even when it was not on the Executor, I'll make a aluminium/GRP cover for the passenger side, shiny yellow or black.

But that is just a thought right now.

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