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  • PeteH's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 11:33 AM
    I do not have an oil cooler. I'm just fitting door latches, had to make some plates welded to the frame tube. Now that they're anchored I can...
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    05-19-2017, 11:06 AM
    Interesting, I see in the past threads that it seems to have been cut off and the relief that is left gives some slight room for accessing the cover...
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    05-19-2017, 10:59 AM
    It looks like welding a plate onto the original striker tab and frame tube will work nicely. The manila folder template in attached pic shows how it...
    3 replies | 211 view(s)
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    05-19-2017, 10:18 AM
    PeteH replied to a thread Body Removal in Roadster
    I've had mine on and off a few times without a brace with 2 guys, one on each side. A little cumbersome to get up high enough but doable, and we're...
    10 replies | 427 view(s)
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    05-19-2017, 10:14 AM
    PeteH replied to a thread Control arm hardware in Roadster
    Yeah, Suspension bushings are no fun, pia no matter what they're pressed into. Take a deep breath and chill when things get frustrating.
    8 replies | 359 view(s)
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    05-18-2017, 11:20 AM
    PeteH replied to a thread Control arm hardware in Roadster
    As I think about your situation, if you didn't order the control arms from FF, the bolts may not be included.
    8 replies | 359 view(s)
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    05-18-2017, 11:18 AM
    PeteH replied to a thread Control arm hardware in Roadster
    Look carefully at your packing list to see if they're listed. There should also be a backorder sheet, check that as well. Those bolts should be in...
    8 replies | 359 view(s)
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    05-17-2017, 01:28 PM
    PeteH replied to a thread Wife said yes! in Roadster
    Congrats! It's much nicer to be able to discuss openly, my wife and I have been looking at every shade of Burgundy for weeks now. She finally "gets...
    23 replies | 706 view(s)
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    05-17-2017, 11:02 AM
    What have you 289 guys done to mount the door striker? The body door opening is 2" away from the mount plate on the chassis due to cutback doors. The...
    3 replies | 211 view(s)
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    05-15-2017, 01:07 PM
    PeteH replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    I have used a turbine system, and was pleasantly surprised how well it worked. It seems to spray less volume, so the travel speed is a little slower,...
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    05-15-2017, 12:50 PM
    For the 289 folks out there, someone out there must know what this triangular tab is for that is molded into the body at the left rear of the engine...
    2 replies | 262 view(s)
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    05-12-2017, 01:40 PM
    I have to take exception to your statement about DOT5 silicone in a street car. I have been running it in my big Healey for 20 years, and that car...
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    05-09-2017, 12:00 PM
    PeteH replied to a thread Amsoil Z-Rod Oil in Roadster
    I've been using conventional Valvoline VR1 20-50 oil in three vintage flat tappet cam engines for years. I have also used Castrol 20-50 and added a...
    7 replies | 338 view(s)
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    05-09-2017, 10:47 AM
    I also had this problem. In my case, the Lakewood bellhousing was hitting the diagonal frame piece by the starter hump. I had to take a cutoff wheel...
    8 replies | 343 view(s)
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    05-04-2017, 11:33 AM
    Thanks for the heads up and the interesting solution. I thought that primarily happened on British sports cars with the carbs above the exhaust...
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  • PeteH's Avatar
    05-04-2017, 11:16 AM
    Congrats! Now enjoy and be safe!
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    05-04-2017, 11:12 AM
    Congrats on the photo in the latest FF newsletter blast! Time for many smiles per miles now.
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    05-01-2017, 10:22 AM
    Congratulations, Beautiful craftsmanship throughout. Now you can decompress and enjoy the drive!
    57 replies | 8606 view(s)
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I have a 289 roadster on order to pickup middle Sept 16. I've been restoring and building carso for 45 years, have accumulated a few British roadsters over the years.

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