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  1. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Pennines, Kielder and the Borders - Fri 6th & Sat 7th August 2021

    Booked in for this, just need Norm to book some decent weather now:cool:
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    Re: Garage Day 2021

    Many thanks Phil for hosting the day, it was good to catch up with peeps.
    Another one here that forgot to take pictures so hopefully some will appear as if by magic soon.
    Looking forward to the...
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    Re: Garage Day 2021

    Hi Phil,
    Do you have room for one more?

    Dave
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    Re: September day out

    I would be interested if you can avoid 25th as that's the Rally day at Castlecombe
  5. Re: RALLYDAY CASTLECOMBE 25th SEPTEMBER 2021

    All booked, thanks Ken
  6. Re: 2021 Tour de Yorkshire Moors & Wolds 4th & 5th June

    A round trip of 600 miles plus then, that should blow the cobwebs out:D
  7. Re: 2021 Tour de Yorkshire Moors & Wolds 4th & 5th June

    Have booked with the hotel, looking forward to a run out:)
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    Re: Heads up regarding Adrian Flux

    I'm with Classic Line now and happy with them, but because their premium went up significantly I thought it would be worth shopping around.

    Guy, I think I tried Hagerty before but like you said...
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    Heads up regarding Adrian Flux

    I thought I would give AF another chance as my insurance is up for renewal.
    What a complete waste of time.
    It took days for them to email the quote after chasing it several times checking the...
  10. Thread: Zero build

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    Zero build

    For the Zero fans. Skip to 8:56 where he introduces the Stratos with a picture of an early LB




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7kJ8vR81rs&t=569s

    Not sure I can cope with 30 odd episodes...
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    Re: clamshell catches

    You can preserve them.
    Without filing or grinding anything off, use a small parallel punch around 3mm diameter and knock them back through. The swage will give way, just make sure you support the...
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    Re: SIVERSTONE CLASSIC 30 JULY-01 AUG 2021

    I plan to be there Ken

    Dave
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    Re: 037 Recreation

    Hi Pim,
    My experience is limited to the Toyota and aftermarket ECU combination. To answer your question, I guess both.
    As the inlet temperatures rise they have to change the ignition timing to...
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    Re: 037 Recreation

    Hi Pim,

    The lack of a charge cooler on the Supercharged Toyota V6 is the limiting factor as far as ultimate power gains is concerned, even in the Evora they suffer from heat soak.
    The latter...
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    Re: Nice 166 3.0 24v at Auction

    Having built and driven a few thousand miles in both the "authentic" Busso and the now the new Pretender from Japan, I won't be going back.
    Tyre smoke on demand and the whine of the SC is...
  16. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    Thanks again Norm for a great weekend, much appreciated.
    Thanks also to Chris and Mark for the scenic route home.
    Looking forward to the next one :)

    Dave
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    Re: "CHEAP Kit Cars That SMOKE"

    Over one hundred thousand views Craig, do you want me to add your phone number to the sun strip;)
  18. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    Have booked for the Friday and Saturday so will bring the Strat and the sun.

    Dave
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    Re: Factory Five their new builds

    Around 7:25
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    Re: Driving a LHD Stratos in the UK

    I did a road trip through Holland, France and Germany last year using mainly minor roads but with some motorways in a RHD LB, no issues other than as Guy stated having to get out at the toll booths. ...
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    The Lancia Stratos short story

    I don't seem to remember seeing this before:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19Upq7CrwSM

    Dave
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    Re: How are you getting your Stratos fix

    Forgot to say, I am actually working from home and probably doing more hours than if I go into the office which is a bit bizarre.

    I think maybe the grown ups in our company are sitting at home...
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    Re: How are you getting your Stratos fix

    All done and dusted Norm, the two bolts above the right side chassis rail are a challenge but fortunately Toyota kindly fitted bolt with extended hex heads so you can get a spanner on them. Oil is in...
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    Re: How are you getting your Stratos fix

    Hi Marcus,

    It is tight to get all the bolts out particularly on the right hand side where it sits above the chassis rail and yes it is well stuck on with Silicon but a very thin bladed scrapper...
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    How are you getting your Stratos fix

    So on the basis we can't drive them for the foreseeable future, what modifications, upgrades and general tinkering activities are you finally going to get round to doing.

    I currently have the sump...
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