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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:01 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:05 pm 
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That's well salty Mossy!

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:11 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:36 pm 
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Update.
Now photobucket is up again for free I can add to this thread.

Car now has the Turbo Technics Hybrid, Dekka 630's, Walbro 255 but the wastegate appears to have jammed.
Swapping with another unused one from the group buy (thanks Niven) and then TT will repair the defective one.

All welding work and back end respray completed, air con regassed, new tyres, new rear pads and discs.

Sachs performance clutch ready for fitting should the current one be too weak. Strangely I can't get it to slip, unlike Wheelynutz who drove the car :argh:

Ready for a jolly to Europe next week.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:37 pm 
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Turbo swap being done on Friday.
Driving to Europe on Sunday.

What could possibly go wrong?

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:20 pm 
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Turbo swap being done on Friday.
Driving to Europe on Sunday.

What could possibly go wrong?

Off to Europe on the bike with The Lads at 4pm, putting the new suspension in place at 10am. You've loads of time.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:15 pm 
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Turbo swap being done on Friday.
Driving to Europe on Sunday.

What could possibly go wrong?


Leaves a lot of saturday for lots to go wrong!

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:35 pm 
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Friday 5pm all sorted.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:07 pm 
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Friday 5pm all sorted.
Test drive tomorrow to be doubly sure?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:08 pm 
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Had a 30 mile drive tonight.

All seems good.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:42 pm 
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The Aero made it easily to Switzerland. Cruise control most of the way though to avoid any French driving fines.
Missed out Germany on the way down :wall:

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:45 pm 
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The Aero made it easily to Switzerland. Cruise control most of the way though to avoid any French driving fines.
Missed out Germany on the way down :wall:

Missed it? Weren't paying attention were we??

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:37 am 
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I will aim for it on the way home.
It's somewhere north.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:31 pm 
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Bit late but here is a dam picture
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BTW the dam is taller than the Eiffel Tower and heavier than the great pyramid of Cheops.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:58 pm 
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Bit late but here is a dam picture
BTW the dam is taller than the Eiffel Tower and heavier than the great pyramid of Cheops.

Phew, for a moment there I thought you weren't using SI units. All converted in my head now.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:02 pm 
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Dam nice picture.

Good to see the test drive is going well.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:30 pm 
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Less dammy
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:08 pm 
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Even parked next to a skip is photogenic here.
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Not sure I'd call the 9000 a "skip", not before you've got safely home. :D

That looks fabulous. It's a miserable, windy, grey, 'issing down day in Billinge and I am soooo jealous.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:24 pm 
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Must say I am liking the Rainsports on the Alpine roads.
High 20's temps here and the sound of rubber on tarmac is great. Good feeling of traction, only let down are the creaks and groans from the 22 year old body frame.

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