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Old 22nd November 2013, 12:50
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With your lamp problem, would it help to wire the lamp in parallel rather than in series?
Just a thought.
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Old 23rd November 2013, 06:45
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With your lamp problem, would it help to wire the lamp in parallel rather than in series?
Just a thought.
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 each
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Old 23rd November 2013, 07:30
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Perhaps I misunderstood, I thought you said the engine carried on running but stopped when you pulled a bulb out?
If that was so it may be that the bulb was wired in wrongly?
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Old 23rd November 2013, 08:54
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Ah I see, you where referring to a prev post re the alternator, sorted with a resistor, was wired wrongly lol
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Old 23rd November 2013, 09:13
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Great! good luck with the rest of it.
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Old 23rd November 2013, 16:35
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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 rear and 600 front!
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Old 23rd November 2013, 23:31
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Try giving these fellas a ring, I found their details on the net.
Apparently they do a remote bias adjuster system for around 40 quid!
You just bolt it on.

McGill Motorsports 01592 654136
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Old 23rd November 2013, 23:39
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Look at ebay item 250879771956, you could pack your silencers with his stuff to pass, then take it out after!
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Old 26th November 2013, 18:41
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Got a plan of attack now, just need to sort when
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Old 27th November 2013, 17:08
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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?
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Old 27th November 2013, 21:00
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I would have though that you need to increase the pressure on the front brakes, rather than decrease it on the rear. There seem to be plenty of cheap bias adjusters on the net that let you do just that, dial up what you want, where you want?
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Old 23rd December 2013, 16:54
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Well, after the third attempt, the car has now passed the IVA
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Old 23rd December 2013, 19:58
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Congratulations!

How did you sort the brake bias out in the end?
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Old 30th December 2013, 19:17
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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 allowable under IVA to be adjustable
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Old 30th December 2013, 20:24
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Well done! really good thinking.
Some regulations are really odd at times...........
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Old 30th December 2013, 20:48
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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
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Old 31st December 2013, 09:18
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Saw this on LCB - congrats on IVA
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Old 2nd January 2014, 20:14
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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
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Old 16th January 2014, 16:08
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V5C arrived today, had to go for its 1st legal drive between showers.

What a feeling
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Old 19th January 2014, 09:37
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Great news.

Look forward to seeing a few more photos of your car "on the road".

Enjoy, Paul.
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