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    Today, 06:56 AM
    I am concerned about this. The steel sleeve is what stops the mounting tabs from tightening too tight on the flange of the plastic bushings. The bolt...
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    Today, 06:49 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Tall guy decision process in Roadster
    As i was looking through the Kirkey website I realized that they have changed the roadrace seat. Now it is adjustable for back angle. It also has a...
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    Today, 06:41 AM
    I am using this filter in the back near the tank. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pfs-10120 in this housing...
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    Today, 06:17 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Initial Body Trimming in Roadster
    The couple I have looked at the clearance to the dash pad varied across the width by as much as 1/4 inch. So there were tight spots and 1/4 inch gap...
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    Yesterday, 07:05 AM
    Frank, that is a great point on the nut. Mine is an older MkII so slightly different than current frames. BTW, I threw out the provided nuts since...
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    Yesterday, 07:01 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread LCA Spacer Question in Roadster
    As you tighten the bolts, the ears will stop moving when they contact the steel sleeve inside the rubber bushing. I would grease them now so you have...
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    Yesterday, 06:46 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Tall guy decision process in Roadster
    There was a post a few years back where the guy scalloped out the body behind the seats. He did it all the way across and it was invisible unless...
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    06-15-2019, 06:22 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Attempting my own paint in Roadster
    Ck w/ the Jeffs to see what line of paint they use. See what is available at your local supplier. Hopefully there is a match. Stick w/ one brand, and...
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    06-14-2019, 04:31 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    One other thought for you is to look for wheel cylinders w/ a larger bore. It may take some investigation but remember that Ford built a lot of other...
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    06-14-2019, 04:28 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Attempting my own paint in Roadster
    I bought these and the rolls of sticky back paper. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sll-0703
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    06-14-2019, 06:22 AM
    looks like that will work fine.
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    06-14-2019, 06:18 AM
    I agree on the basement. Although many get away w/o it, I like using the brace between the front and rear cockpit edges. That makes it easy to carry...
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    06-14-2019, 06:08 AM
    How does a FiTech or Holley Sniper compare $wise to what you are thinking of? Sure would look more old school.
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    06-13-2019, 07:03 AM
    It's been 10 yrs since I did this on my MkII and I did have to remove the 4 link bracket. However, I 'think' since then FFR has found a way to have...
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    06-13-2019, 06:40 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    If I were you I would put a parts wanted listing for rear calipers and all brackets etc. I am thinking somewhere there is some one who upgraded to...
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    06-11-2019, 03:53 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Front wheel rub in Roadster
    On the high end of the range for sure.
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    06-11-2019, 07:15 AM
    Cool, now I know who I am posting to. Panhard doesn't really matter since it moves so little and it is all straight line up/down so just fill up the...
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    06-11-2019, 06:59 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Front wheel rub in Roadster
    BTW, you mention finding two points to measure caster. I tried that and it doesn't work too well. Problem is that there is also KPI in there. Caster...
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    06-11-2019, 06:44 AM
    Mine are CNC but the principle will be the same. Find hose, radiator or whatever that fits the reservoir, then go to the hardware store and cobble up...
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    06-10-2019, 07:33 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    better shoes is going to be tough to find. A couple of thoughts for you. 1- get rid of or gut the proportioning valve. All it does is reduce rear...
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    06-10-2019, 07:23 AM
    1- Sounds good to me. looking down from a top view the stock type LCAs angle inward at the front. Installing the rod end style, you can make them...
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    06-10-2019, 07:05 AM
    I agree, those stacks are beautiful.
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    06-10-2019, 07:01 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Front wheel rub in Roadster
    Jeff brought up body location so a couple of questions even if this might only get you an 1/8 inch. The body as shipped is usually a tight fit...
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    06-10-2019, 06:53 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Clutch Quadrant Issue in Roadster
    Just so you know your post #9 has no pictures. not even boxes w/ red X's in them.
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    06-09-2019, 08:06 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Wheels and Tires Fit in Type '65 Coupe
    Another thought for you. BFG Rival-s are the hot setup in autocrossing on street tires in larger sizes. In 275 and under the RE-71r work well too....
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    06-09-2019, 07:33 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Dash Board in Roadster
    BTW, if you don't have a step drill, now is the time to get one. I kept putting that off because they are quite expensive in the $40 range for good...
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    06-09-2019, 07:22 AM
    I have had good luck w/ the right stuff but I no longer use it. Bought that $15 can, used it once, 3 months later I wanted to use it again and...
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    06-09-2019, 07:12 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Roadside Breakdowns in Roadster
    I have a generic cheap clam shell tool box I got at Sears many years ago. It has both metric and fractional sizes. I have another small box w/ some...
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    06-09-2019, 07:08 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Front wheel rub in Roadster
    That lip at the edge of the opening can be removed completely. Most I have seen leave just a little so the fiberglass has maybe a double thickness at...
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    06-09-2019, 06:47 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread DS Exhaust Cutout in Roadster
    Not sure why you have 'zero interest' in messing w/ the mounts as they can be a huge influence on header location. Put a piece of plywood on your...
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