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    Chatting to strangers about their cars

    phillip island Australia , has a supplementry regulation that ANYONE who asks a question of an owner /driver will be treated like a lost brother , bonnents opened , and healthy conversation encouraged . this promotes interest in motor sports and works .
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    Whats the point of modding a car and spending £10k on it!

    great picture , i love the boots ( yes the spelling is correct ) i prefer not to dwell on the costs involved in my passion , my wonderfull wife never has a problem with the cost involved , its cheeper than a mistress , keeps you out of the pub , and your home every night . i beleive she gets...
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    Pessimistic and optimistic drivers

    the point you all missed is A PESSSIMIST CAN NEVER BE DISAPPOINTED food for thought me i like to think of myself as an opertunisist
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    How many cars do you own

    more than i need , 1953 austin a30 coupe lic , 1959 jajuar mk 1 , 1964 tecno openwheeler , 1970 v6 3100 capri , 1976 jaguar xjs 1988 jaguar convertable lic 1994 toyota landcrusier lic plus car transporter ford truck ( lorrie ) But surely it has nothing to do with what you actually need? :-)
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    Can I improve my 22 MPG's

    Take it to a jag specialist , it possibly something simple such as retarded timing ,weak vac advance , faulty sensor etc . After all your not that far away from the optium .
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    Big block temp. problem

    hello , i had the same problem of making a lot of tempreture and not being able to dump it . this was manifest from the fisrt run in the car , i purchased a large craig davis 12v water pump which had addaptor sleves to allow for different size hoses . i removed the water pump amd...
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    A hot lap in a V8 Supercar.

    the track record WAS set in about 2005 Greg Murphy just beaten by Craig Lownes this month 2010 it stood for 5 years ( v8 super car )
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    can anyone help me out (Suspension ideas)

    the best book i could recommend is PAVED TRACK STOCK CAR TECHNOLOGY steve smith auto sports covers all set up details , brakes , chassis , suspension and alignment . should be available around the traps good luck
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    Snap Off Help.

    not exactly sure but it sounds like the quick release on steering wheels for race cars , if so they work well , go between the boss and wheel . they have splines ( nale and female ) with a notch cut at right angles to the axis of the steering coloum . push this button downward and pull , the...
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    Which COUNTRY ??

    i am from Australia , west coast
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    Daft Questions People Might Know Answers Too...

    ok the part identified is the valve which opens and shuts the pump chamber to the hydraulic cylinder . when you turn the handle the bevel gear should also turn ( on both sets of gears ) closed to make the jack foot rise and open to lower , you have said the gear circled doesnt turn . i think the...
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    Pcd of mags

    yes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BUT the studs will be in both tension and a bending moment . is this good............. NO SO DONT DO IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Did you know......

    THE RR ON THE RADIATOR ON A ROLLS ROYCE WAS ORIGINALLY PAINTED RED , THIS WAS CHANGED TO BLACK AFTER THE DEATH OF ONE OF THE PARTNERS ( problem is i dont know if it was rolls or royce )
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    Your first cars number plate

    holden ek 1962 rego PJ42
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    Daft Questions People Might Know Answers Too...

    if it is a cheaper style it will have a small rubber plug protuding on the outside of the cylinder that the pushing rod extends from , you need to remove this with a flat blade screwdriver and fill with oil . a more expensive floor jack will have a hex drive plug or simular to excess the oil...
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