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 Post subject: Re: V4 Custardwagon
PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:57 pm 
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I looked on their website Mike, and couldn't see any there. Then Al kindly pointed out that they ARE available from Malbrad - me looking but not seeing :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: V4 Custardwagon
PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:44 pm 
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Put a SOC in it!
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Did you get sorted, Greg?

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 Post subject: Re: V4 Custardwagon
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Yes thanks Al. Ordered them from Steve on Monday, just waiting for Mr. Postie


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 Post subject: Re: V4 Custardwagon
PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:58 pm 
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Bled the brakes today. It's much easier with the rear wheels off. After the first attempt the pedal still went all the way to the floor. Checked for leaks, then started again at the furthest away from the master cylinder, and a slug of air about 6 inches long came down the bleed tube. Tried the other rear again and that was OK, so checked the brake pedal and its firmed up nicely.
Adjusted up the drums and the handbrake cables, only to find one of the cables isn't releasing. It's definitely the cable, not the mechanism. Poured some light oil on the exposed section of cable underneath, and worked it a few times. Its freed up a bit but still not right, so disconnected the front end of the cable, got the sheath near vertical using an axle stand, and fed it with more light oil. Hopefully this will work its way through overnight, or I'll just order a new cable.
Exhaust re-attached to its hangers and the driver's seat is now back in ready for a spin round the yard...


...and Mr. Postie brought me rear shock bushes


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 Post subject: Re: V4 Custardwagon
PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:15 pm 
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You're getting onto the really fiddly stuff now :grin:

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 Post subject: Re: V4 Custardwagon
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:11 pm 
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At least I'm getting off the fabrication and onto the spanners for a bit :D
SitRep - bought a new battery today, fired her up and had a spin around the yard. Brake work well, carb not so - its got a choke cable fitted which has to be fulled out to reduce the engine speed to idle. :park:


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