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Old 19-06-2017, 06:52 AM   #166
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That's going to be fun to fit as 1 piece!
Yeah a very brave thing to do, hope you got every bend/joint exactly right
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Old 19-06-2017, 07:02 AM   #167
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Haha yeah was going to have a join half way but the whole thing is surprisingly light. It was all tacked together on the car then dropped down and welded.

Supporting one end probably easier than slotting two bits together while trying to get the angle right. Would need paste and I don't like clamps!

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Old 22-06-2017, 10:16 AM   #168
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Exhaust now painted bbq black lol, just to give the welds a bit of protection. In the long run I might get it made in stainless.

Wiring loom back from Gary He has done a great job and saved me about a week of head scratching hopefully. Greatly simplified the whole engine loom for me.

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Old 28-06-2017, 10:51 PM   #169
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So the front arb is now on and the exhaust, that turned out really well

The Rover100 gti arb is a very good fit, with mounting it under the wishbones its made the gear linkage a little closer than it was when mocked up a couple of summers ago. Clears in every gear though as it does the exhaust. I guess it would be easy to change the linkage in the future.

My mate was taking the pee out of the used looking header tank so ordered a new one, with coolant sensor which could come in handy. Also ordered a new mgf rad so I have a clean system to pour my posh Evans coolant into. Only problem is the mounting pins are taller and have a shoulder so it doesn't fit! It's going to meet mr angle grinder this weekend and then I might try pressing the start button.





Rear arb moves up away from the backbox when the suspension is not almost on full droop.

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Old 30-06-2017, 07:53 AM   #170
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Up yours Photobucket! I should have moved to flickr sooner.
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Old 30-06-2017, 08:14 AM   #171
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Old 30-06-2017, 08:35 AM   #172
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Old 30-06-2017, 08:52 AM   #173
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I can as well but all mine have gone from other forums
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Old 30-06-2017, 10:38 AM   #174
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Can you see the images on page 2?

I switched to flickr early this year but the older ones are on photobucket
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Old 30-06-2017, 10:54 AM   #175
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I switched to flickr early this year but the older ones are on photobucket
Nope, they are total peachholes, they will be dead in the water within 12 months
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Old 30-06-2017, 01:17 PM   #177
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That sucks

But on a better note the Allegro is alive!

Started for this first time while I was on my lunch break today

Runs perfect, happy as I've done all the belts etc on it.

Not charging though, need to check out the alternator - was fine on the car it came off
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Old 30-06-2017, 01:32 PM   #178
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Not charging though, need to check out the alternator - was fine on the car it came off
Do you have the dash fitted? It needs the exciter bulb to make it work
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Old 30-06-2017, 02:03 PM   #179
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Ahh that could help, no dash in everything is just wired up temporary

It's mems3 I do have the output wire for the battery warning on the dash, not currently connected to anything as my Acewell has its own battery light that I was going to use instead.

So do I need to connect the battery warning light to an led then earth?
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Old 30-06-2017, 02:19 PM   #180
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LED won't be enough resistance, you need to either use a resistor (someone cleverer than me will give you the size) or what a thick lady part like me does is also wire in the 5W bulb, paint it black & hide it under the dash.
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