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    Today, 09:04 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Oil pan height to frame in Roadster
    In our FFR community ride height is usually described as the distance from the bottom of the main frame tubes at their front and rear ends to the...
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    Today, 09:00 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Footbox vent question in Roadster
    Very true. A very slight help is to try to pick up the air from the top of the inlets. Usually the hose adapters have the hose nipple on one end so...
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    Yesterday, 06:38 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Oil pan height to frame in Roadster
    You may be OK w/ that. I worry more about a speed bump than a rock. See how far the pan is behind the tire contact patch in side view. My rear sump...
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    10-14-2017, 03:36 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Sway Bar in Roadster
    I think it is a cost cutting measure. IE 500-600-700-800 front springs all cost the same so up the spring rate a little and skip the bar. I have...
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    10-14-2017, 03:30 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Sway Bar in Roadster
    For the front look to Forte (who has 3 different thicknesses) and to VPM for front an rear....
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    10-14-2017, 06:09 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Rear Hub Studs in Roadster
    Use plenty of bearing grease on the threads, washers, and side of the nut.
    7 replies | 207 view(s)
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    10-13-2017, 08:24 AM
    CraigS started a thread Photobucket fix in Roadster
    I found this on Garage Journal. "Hi all, just read this on another forum and wanted to share it here as pictures are so important to sharing info...
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    10-10-2017, 06:25 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Windscreen Fit in Roadster
    Search for w/s specs. I have seen an angle spec and also a distance from top center of w/s to the center of the rear cockpit edge. The distance spec...
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    10-10-2017, 06:17 AM
    Autocross as much as you possibly can. While track days are not wheel to wheel racing, I think this old saying still applies; only race it/track it...
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    10-09-2017, 06:50 AM
    This will be fun to watch. On the PS, have you seen this? http://www.fastfreddiesfabrications.com/shop/category.php?id_category=4 Re: AC. Since you...
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    10-09-2017, 06:42 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Carb Tuning in Roadster
    You went from 2000 to 4600 in 7 seconds so I guess a 1/3 to 1/2 throttle application. That rich spot at 17 to 18.5 seconds is most likely pump shot....
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    10-07-2017, 04:27 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Differential Install in Roadster
    Also for reference 16mm bolts are .630 inch. 5/8 bolts are .625 inch. So, if you have a hard time finding 16mm, 5/8 is a substitute.
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    10-06-2017, 06:18 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread brake/clutch reservoir in Roadster
    Ck build threads of phileasfogg and EdwardB
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    10-06-2017, 06:17 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread cooling in Roadster
    Please clarify John's question.
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    10-04-2017, 06:24 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Transmisson Removal - T5 in Roadster
    Although it was a mkII w/o the removeable mount we removed the bellhousing to engine bolts. That allowed us to tilt the back of the bellhousing down...
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    10-04-2017, 06:20 AM
    I wouldn't hesitate to re-use cam and lifters because they are easy to examine for damage. A light and maybe even a magnifying glass will tell you...
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    10-03-2017, 06:58 AM
    Did you pay him w/ a credit card? If so, file a claim.
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    10-01-2017, 05:21 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Rough Ride in Roadster
    I agree w/ Jeff, the rear has the most effect on ride. I'd go to 250 rear springs in a heartbeat. It will also be good to verify, while they are...
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    09-30-2017, 07:14 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Mickey Thompsons in Roadster
    I have them on the rear for about 6 months now. They have a bit more traction than the previous Sumis so not great in that department. But they seem...
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    09-30-2017, 07:09 AM
    I am surprised too. W/ a manual rack you only want about 3 deg caster so should be able to easily get 1/2 deg negative camber. On a couple of MkIVs I...
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    09-29-2017, 09:20 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Carb Tuning in Roadster
    Once the rain stops take a note pad w/ you to keep track of your recordings. IE #1 = from a stop 1st, 2nd, 3rd about 1/3 throttle, #2 = full throttle...
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    09-28-2017, 06:47 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Door fitting help... in Roadster
    I have a few shims between the door and the hinge on my MkII.
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    09-28-2017, 06:42 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Carb Tuning in Roadster
    I don't pay attention to the idle afr except as a curiosity. I set idle mixture via 'lean best idle' method on a warm engine and that's it. My QF650...
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    09-26-2017, 09:07 AM
    When I had a 3 link I ran a strap like you near the center of the car. Way back when, they used to run 2 straps to the bottom of each shock. Then we...
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    09-25-2017, 06:42 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Carb Tuning in Roadster
    They really screw you on the air bleed assortment. The chance of needing 4 bleeds the same # I thought was about 1% so I ordered my bleeds...
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    09-25-2017, 06:31 AM
    Red loctite comes apart w/ heat. Do you have just 4 bolts in or??? If you can get the others out, separate the parts, then weld a glob onto the...
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    09-22-2017, 12:51 PM
    WOW, I didn't look at the rim specs for the 275/40/18 and never would have expected to see 11 wheel width as OK. They also have a 305 w/ a 26.4 OD as...
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    09-22-2017, 12:37 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread NC registration in Roadster
    Not sure but do you have it registered in Md now? If so NC will most likely register it as the same year as it is in Md. My experience is that that...
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    09-22-2017, 06:43 AM
    275-40/18 might work for you at 26.7. Most of the 275-45s are 27.? so I would be concerned that won't work. The 26.7 OD combined w/ maybe a 3.5 inch...
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    09-22-2017, 06:20 AM
    Insufficient clearance at the MC/pedal pushrod? Over filled MC reservoir?
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