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by JDS
Fri May 04, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: S3 Specific Topics
Topic: V6 Going
Replies: 70
Views: 68523

Re: V6 Going

I still think I could get to Hofmanns before you! Workl and back is 40 miles, so could run it in for you really quickly. As long as you paid for the fuel obviously!! ;-)
by JDS
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: General Lotus Talk
Topic: PistonHeads on Exiges.com
Replies: 16
Views: 4229

Re: PistonHeads on Exiges.com

Lol. Think of how much fuel you would have used if you had taken your Exige, and saved by going in your Merc.

Doh!! 8-)
by JDS
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Meets + Track Day Reports
Topic: Exiges.com Trackday 2018 : Anglesey Easter Monday
Replies: 310
Views: 48240

Re: Exiges.com Trackday 2018 : Anglesey Easter Monday

I bet the Merc can get far more sideways than anything else on track!
by JDS
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Meets + Track Day Reports
Topic: Anglesey 2018 : Southern Convoy
Replies: 12
Views: 3874

Re: Anglesey 2018 : Southern Convoy

:evil: :cry: :evil: :cry: :evil: :cry: Can't make it!!! Hate having a proper job!
by JDS
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: General Lotus Talk
Topic: Lotus marketing
Replies: 13
Views: 3832

Re: Lotus marketing

Now ... what they shoulda,said in BOLD letters is... WE FITTED THAT DIFF THAT WE ALL SAID WE DIDNT NEED ... What they shouldn't of said is that they would have never gone front wheel drive, as 50/50 perfect drivers car. :lol: :lol: :lol: 2 series weird looking thing anyone? It's a Mini. But even we...
by JDS
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Origin of the rear view mirror.
Replies: 4
Views: 1688

Re: Origin of the rear view mirror.

Astra, cavalier, calibra, etc. You pretty much can't go wrong with a early 90's Vauxhall mirror.
by JDS
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Cam Belt Kit
Replies: 8
Views: 7320

Re: Cam Belt Kit

Yes and no. There is an official tool, but never got it to work with the engine in and gearbox fitted. Have always managed to lock the crank in place using a large screwdriver in the flywheel in the gap by the OS driveshaft. Don't have the cam locking tool in place while you do this though! The bigg...
by JDS
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Cam Belt Kit
Replies: 8
Views: 7320

Re: Cam Belt Kit

Was advised not to run piper belt, with standard crank pulley/piper cam pulleys when building an engine for ET by the guy that did the head. Used standard belt instead on his recommendation. I think the record over rev on the down change was over 9k without issues. Did lots of race miles and was the...
by JDS
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Cam Belt Kit
Replies: 8
Views: 7320

Re: Cam Belt Kit

As above, all VHPD's are manual tensioners. Apparently, the Piper belts may not have the correct tooth profile last thing I heard. Either Gates from ECP or RImmer brothers would be my first choice.
by JDS
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: S3 Specific Topics
Topic: V6 Going
Replies: 70
Views: 68523

Re: V6 Going

You only live once time is marching on so I thought fuck it

That'll do Donkey, that'll do!!

Me first by the way!! ;-)