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« Reply #5055 on: April 21, 2016, 10:32:01 PM »

Stretching it is too much like hard work.
Hey Gogg's, I have an extra one of the long -80's that I was gunna cut down to a short. I'll sell ya that one for the price of a short & just buy a short to replace it if ya wanna go that way. Actually I could send you both ends & have another B&J-SID built to replace one of the two spares I'm having built right now so you wouldn't have to wait. He doesn't keep the B&J-SID in stock, it's a custom part.
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« Reply #5056 on: April 22, 2016, 07:14:20 AM »

Now is the time I send you a PM cheers
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« Reply #5057 on: April 22, 2016, 11:13:30 AM »

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Try to strike while the iron is hot cheers

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« Reply #5058 on: April 22, 2016, 11:45:37 AM »

Johnboy, sounds like I'm shipping to you, give me your address on Walton's Mountain.
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« Reply #5059 on: April 22, 2016, 02:53:47 PM »

A lot happening here. PMs back and forward, people doing stuff for us Stateside, the generosity is a little humbling.

I also have Hotnuts looking at a guitar for me in Portland.....

Today Hedgash arrives, The Colonel is going to cme over and Pete Quick...Lancefield is turning on a freezer.to great the its 5.45am and I can hear the wind and its bloody cold inside....the shed will be frigid..

Should be able to thrash a bit of stuff.out today about how were going to wrangle this beast...photos of the jolly get together later, cheers
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« Reply #5060 on: April 23, 2016, 08:58:21 AM »

Johnboy's not planning his shipping until late June. Send me an address, maybe Graham's work so somebody will be there during the day.
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« Reply #5061 on: April 26, 2016, 03:54:34 AM »

You heard him Colonel.

We had our first SOS get together in several years. It wasn't all bad, actually none of it was bad.

we're pretty sure we need to change the lower frame rails in the tank in order to accommodate the sump. We have agreement about the fate of the exhaust or at least where it exits the body.....we can do this.


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« Reply #5062 on: April 26, 2016, 10:25:52 PM »

Actually the state of the exhaust is not quite resolved! Ideally if possible it would still be good to have it out the end if shapes permit. But if not possible we can pop out the side and utilise the old exhaust point as the extra parachute location for complying with rules for travelling over 250mph.

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« Reply #5063 on: April 27, 2016, 02:18:24 AM »

Actually the state of the exhaust is not quite resolved! Ideally if possible it would still be good to have it out the end if shapes permit. But if not possible we can pop out the side and utilise the old exhaust point as the extra parachute location for complying with rules for travelling over 250mph.



precisely, but that's how we all feel, and as such the issue is resolved, far more so than when we were building the car.

You left your toiletries bag at my place. rolleyes
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« Reply #5064 on: May 02, 2016, 05:11:50 PM »

so , amongst other things we are looking for a chev pattern scattersheild if anyone has one that they might be using as a doorstop
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« Reply #5065 on: May 02, 2016, 06:13:24 PM »

so , amongst other things we are looking for a chev pattern scattersheild if anyone has one that they might be using as a doorstop
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Got one but the shipping would probably be staggering.

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« Reply #5066 on: May 02, 2016, 06:17:46 PM »

I did the rounds of everybody I know around here & came up empty, those things are becoming dynosaur fossils!
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« Reply #5067 on: May 02, 2016, 06:48:21 PM »

Sid, do you have a shipment heading down there?
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« Reply #5068 on: May 02, 2016, 07:39:00 PM »

Grumm, what flywheel and clutch are you planning on using?
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« Reply #5069 on: May 03, 2016, 12:48:23 AM »

Sid, do you have a shipment heading down there?
No haven't arranged anything, was waiting to see what was going to happen with the scattershield thing.
I'm donating the Greek couplers so they can hook up their junk to the 10 bolt. There was talk of "Johnboy" having a shipment going from Colorado to Sydney & piggy backing with that but nothing organised yet.
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