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Search: Posts Made By: Grey V8 Pete
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st January 2020, 21:03
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Hi Mick. Many thanks for the info. Will get some...

Hi Mick. Many thanks for the info. Will get some and have a play! If successful I will post on the forum under a new thread. BTW I love the Moss Monaco link! Peter.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th December 2019, 08:41
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Hi Mick. Where did you buy those individual LEDs?...

Hi Mick. Where did you buy those individual LEDs? How bright are they? They have given me an idea for upgrading the rear number plate / reversing light assembly on my old Classic. It has limited...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th December 2019, 14:37
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
If the holes are not too large and near the edge...

If the holes are not too large and near the edge of the material then this may do the trick. I have used one for several years. Peter.

https://www.frost.co.uk/revolving-head-hole-punch/
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th December 2019, 22:50
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Go for the Mazda mx5 1.8 fuel injected engine. My...

Go for the Mazda mx5 1.8 fuel injected engine. My son has one in his Eunos. Goes like the wind and flexible too. Fit a decent air filter with a cold air supply. Have a look at the link below. Peter....
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd November 2019, 17:26
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
A revolving bird scarer! ��

A revolving bird scarer! ��
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th November 2019, 08:48
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Try Phoenix Trim. They have a vast selection....

Try Phoenix Trim. They have a vast selection. Scroll down and look at sponge rubber seals. These are skinned rubber so will not absorb water. I used one on my old classic and it created a perfect...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th October 2019, 15:15
Replies: 436
Views: 168,479
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Attached photos show my near side rear caliper...

Attached photos show my near side rear caliper brake pipe connection. Hope they help.

I have never taken this joint apart on my car so I canít comment on the type of sealing method. However I have...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st October 2019, 21:40
Replies: 436
Views: 168,479
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
No problem. Others on the forum may find the...

No problem. Others on the forum may find the photos useful anyway.

Once the front brake overhaul is finished (too many interruptions lately!) I will be working on the rears, so in a couple of days...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2019, 21:41
Replies: 436
Views: 168,479
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
This photo shows my off side caliper. Peter.

This photo shows my off side caliper. Peter.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2019, 21:19
Replies: 436
Views: 168,479
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
It would be a shame to go back to rubber hoses as...

It would be a shame to go back to rubber hoses as the Goodridge braided hoses are so much better and give a really firm pedal feel.

As you say, for the copper washers to work there should be a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2019, 11:06
Replies: 436
Views: 168,479
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Copper washers I have had problems recently...

Copper washers

I have had problems recently with copper washers on brake lines not sealing properly. The first instance was a classic car banjo connection to the rear brake cylinder. The second...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th June 2019, 23:48
Replies: 436
Views: 168,479
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Its not the cable that concerns me but the...

Its not the cable that concerns me but the potential for fatigue cracking across the neck of the terminal connector. It has a very small cross sectional area and the constant vibration due to road...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th June 2019, 20:39
Replies: 436
Views: 168,479
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Excellent quality of work and good progress....

Excellent quality of work and good progress. However a word of caution. The engine to chassis earth has a weakness at the shoulders of the terminals that in time will fracture due to their small...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd December 2018, 11:37
Replies: 27
Views: 7,392
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Hi Peter. Yes please if not too much hassle would...

Hi Peter. Yes please if not too much hassle would like the info. Peter.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 12th December 2018, 11:39
Replies: 27
Views: 7,392
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Ah yes thanks Peterux for the photos I did mean...

Ah yes thanks Peterux for the photos I did mean the suspension. Nice to see the Sportster photo too. I think that was at Thornfalcon a few years ago? Peter L.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th December 2018, 15:06
Replies: 27
Views: 7,392
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Interesting. Any chance of a couple of photos...

Interesting. Any chance of a couple of photos please.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th November 2018, 14:44
Replies: 27
Views: 7,392
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Hi Mike. Old post with no replies I know, but did...

Hi Mike. Old post with no replies I know, but did you ever find the answer to this question elsewhere. Peter.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd May 2018, 09:27
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Yep that works fine! Many thanks. :biggrin1:

Yep that works fine! Many thanks. :biggrin1:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st May 2018, 23:21
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
The old link took me to your map ok which looks...

The old link took me to your map ok which looks great. This latest link just takes me to a Google account login screen?:faint: Peter.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st May 2018, 23:17
Replies: 690
Views: 174,266
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Presumably you mean it is sticking in the "on"...

Presumably you mean it is sticking in the "on" position i.e. not releasing fully?

Do you have a rose joint between the pedal bolt and the servo input shaft? Sometimes those can seem quite stiff to...
Forum: General Build Chat 16th April 2018, 14:02
Replies: 2
Views: 1,208
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Not familiar with that carb but butterfly usually...

Not familiar with that carb but butterfly usually works with idle and progression holes so can't be turned around. Would look at possibility of turning the throttle operating crank around 180...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 13th April 2018, 21:36
Replies: 5
Views: 2,497
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Is that a Marlin Roasdster in the background of...

Is that a Marlin Roasdster in the background of the first photo?
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 11th April 2018, 22:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,591
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
It's a lawnmower! :laugh:

It's a lawnmower! :laugh:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th April 2018, 10:07
Replies: 12
Views: 4,695
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
Mmm. That could be something internal then. Start...

Mmm. That could be something internal then. Start with something simple though. With everything switched off pull the wiring plug off the back of the alternator and thoroughly clean the contacts....
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 10th April 2018, 13:23
Replies: 12
Views: 4,695
Posted By Grey V8 Pete
[.........I also found last night that alternator...

[.........I also found last night that alternator not charging, so more investigation needed...............]

Jeremy. Before you start pulling things apart, check that the ignition warning light...
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