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August 2015 Blog Posts (7)

welding

being self taught i find out things by accident......

my Snap-on welder came with a 5kg reel of  0.6 wire and that's what i have been using....its taken ages to use it all. and  it only ran out two nights ago when i was welding my fuel tank together. i would have thought that 0.6 mm wire would have been the best for welding thin steel (1mm) but i also want to weld thicker steel and the 0.6 wire needs about 90% wire speed to give enough filler to weld at high amps so i bought a reel of…

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Added by Dave Adams on August 29, 2015 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Kop hill climb

 Held in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. 19-20 September. Great event, camping on site. Not really a competition more a celebration of cars going up the famous hill. Great fun and very relaxed. Oh, and there is a bar :-))

Added by Steve Kerswell on August 25, 2015 at 11:38 — 1 Comment

2.0 pinto's

Been offered a pair of 2.0 pintos for sale. One in bits and one ready to put in car....cosmetically refurbed £450 the pair.

Added by Dave Adams on August 23, 2015 at 13:54 — No Comments

Folding windscreen

Question please



Does anyone know the proper name of these folding windscreens and where I could buy them?…





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Added by Mark on August 15, 2015 at 11:34 — 8 Comments

osses

eyup iv fon sum osses....av a luk.  ebay 141729828686   luks lik the dutton oss......

Added by Brian (up north) Morris on August 14, 2015 at 12:16 — 25 Comments

dutton owners club

hi anyone in this club..?

i payed for membership over a month ago. £15 via paypal. and have had nothing from them. sent e-mails ect.

Added by Brian (up north) Morris on August 13, 2015 at 17:25 — 14 Comments

go faster sierra

Been playing in the shed for a while, following on from Ade's Sierra I'm going the Pinto route. Finally got all the parts and ready to start. Just tried it loosely all together and it appears to fit, phew, its a big old lump, I can hardly lift it back onto blocks. Anyway measurements all taken and need to make up a gearbox crossmember and move a few bits around. Dave Adams has pre warned me about the starter motor. So I'll leave that until all is settled in the car. Ah, the car, I am tempted…

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Added by Steve Kerswell on August 8, 2015 at 12:58 — 106 Comments

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