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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 11th April 2014, 19:01
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Posted By AcC8braman
Vacuum gauge has arrived, so once I have done...

Vacuum gauge has arrived, so once I have done some garden chores, I will be tuning the carb then give the car a good clean inside and out and it the weather stays nice, might go for a spin around the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th February 2014, 05:56
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Posted By AcC8braman
Hi DAve, It is cable operated. Was ok when...

Hi DAve,

It is cable operated. Was ok when 1st started driving, now I can't put it into reverse without turning the engine off, put it into reverse and then starting up again!?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 11th February 2014, 22:11
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Posted By AcC8braman
Finding it difficult to get into gear. Have...

Finding it difficult to get into gear.

Have bled clutch but still the same. Could low gearbox oil cause this or barking up the wrong tree?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th February 2014, 06:30
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Hi all, Looking for a renault 21t transaxle...

Hi all,

Looking for a renault 21t transaxle to replace my r30 box.

Please can you keep your ears to the ground and let me know if you hear of anyone selling or breaking an r21t car up

Cheers...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th January 2014, 11:33
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Thanks Paul. Just changing the plugs at the...

Thanks Paul.

Just changing the plugs at the mo, couldn't get to 4 so took the manifold off changed them now can't get the damn thing back on.

Funny thing is,tried the other side and managed to...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th January 2014, 17:08
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
V5C arrived today, had to go for its 1st legal...

V5C arrived today, had to go for its 1st legal drive between showers.

What a feeling :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd January 2014, 21:14
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Posted my forms to the dvla on the 30th dec,...

Posted my forms to the dvla on the 30th dec, hoping for a quick turn around, then detail the car ready for the car cover to go on. Lol
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2013, 21:48
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Posted By AcC8braman
I took it to an mot station before going and was...

I took it to an mot station before going and was ok so I drove to the IVA and enjoyed every minute even though it was hissing it down
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2013, 20:17
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Hi Scottie, Sorry for the late reply, I...

Hi Scottie,

Sorry for the late reply, I added an adjustable proporsioning valve for the Rees. Once found the correct balance, drilled thru and removed the knob so it's disabled as its not...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 23rd December 2013, 17:54
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Well, after the third attempt, the car has now...

Well, after the third attempt, the car has now passed the IVA :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 27th November 2013, 18:08
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Please can I have your opinions on this please- ...

Please can I have your opinions on this please-

Going to use a proportional valve that will allow me to restrict the pressure to the rear brakes. Will this be IVA friendly?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 26th November 2013, 19:41
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Posted By AcC8braman
Got a plan of attack now, just need to sort when...

Got a plan of attack now, just need to sort when :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 23rd November 2013, 17:35
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Thanks Scottie, just need o figure out how to...

Thanks Scottie, just need o figure out how to reduce noise and more importantly the brake balance!

Can I out reducing valve in for the rears? The problem I have is the weight distribution is 850...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 23rd November 2013, 09:54
Replies: 148
Views: 40,403
Posted By AcC8braman
Ah I see, you where referring to a prev post re...

Ah I see, you where referring to a prev post re the alternator, sorted with a resistor, was wired wrongly lol
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 23rd November 2013, 07:45
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Sorry Scottie22, don't think I understand ...

Sorry Scottie22, don't think I understand

The problem with the lamps is to do with the design pattern in the glass, they are Deffo for left hookers. Not a problem as CBS do them for about 20 quid...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 21st November 2013, 20:12
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Hi All, Well, IVA'ed today, it failed, but...

Hi All,

Well, IVA'ed today, it failed, but I am not unhappy.

Had a great experience at Derby, Roy was the tester and what a great guy he is

I will do a proper write up over the next...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th October 2013, 06:56
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Paid IVA yesterday :)

Paid IVA yesterday :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 20th October 2013, 16:26
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Posted By AcC8braman
Thanks Dave, All is working fine now. I...

Thanks Dave,

All is working fine now.

I have just completed my IVA form, copied all my receipts and popped a cd with pics of the build.

Hoping to find a post office tomorrow where I am...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th October 2013, 21:51
Replies: 148
Views: 40,403
Posted By AcC8braman
Alternator sorted, fingers crossed no flat...

Alternator sorted, fingers crossed no flat battery tomorrow. Oil leak plugged as well :)

All is well, receipts to be copied tomoz and then IVA forms in the post :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th October 2013, 06:45
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Hi all, I have been having problems with my...

Hi all,

I have been having problems with my alternator on my chevy engine not charging the battery.

After lots of searching I have now wired it correctly and I am showing a charge at the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 6th October 2013, 19:08
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Well took the car for a quick spin around the...

Well took the car for a quick spin around the village to help get the temp up and the fans kicked in nicely :)

Was so nervous and sweat a lot, it does get hot in there, yet to get the air con...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th September 2013, 13:02
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Thanks Dave for the reassurance :) I have...

Thanks Dave for the reassurance :)

I have new plugs to fit but want to do an oil change too but need to find out which to put in.

I went for the single speed thermo, very nice bit of kit, just...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th September 2013, 12:34
Replies: 148
Views: 40,403
Posted By AcC8braman
Nice one Graeme, should be simple to test, just...

Nice one Graeme, should be simple to test, just hope to god I haven't blown it or something :(

Wiring - I no leccy but what about a male / female connector? And then cover it with leccy tape?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th September 2013, 08:43
Replies: 148
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Posted By AcC8braman
Well, new Alternator is in, not sure if working...

Well, new Alternator is in, not sure if working or not, whats the best way to test??

Also fitting new temp sensor for rads, got an adjustable Kenlowe. Took me ages to find a ignition live, but...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 29th August 2013, 14:08
Replies: 148
Views: 40,403
Posted By AcC8braman
Mine is part of the number plate holder, they are...

Mine is part of the number plate holder, they are used for camper vans.

Colour is Mercedes Polar White :)
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