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Old 16th March 2011, 11:27 PM
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I tried for ages to find a decent seat design, but the gap is very narrow. I went for the KPD ones eventualy.

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Funily enough I was looking at the KPD website at lunchtime and trying to decide whether to go for their fibreglass or '7 style' seats.
Can't make my mind up
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Old 16th March 2011, 11:49 PM
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I did use the KPD runners, you will need 4 fine pitch M8 bolts per side too ( sierra seat mount bolts are ideal )

http://www.haynes.co.uk/forums/showp...2&postcount=19

Mounted on 25mm box. for some reason one of my rear tubes was not quite in the right place so I added a second (helps take the weight too )

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Old 17th March 2011, 09:22 AM
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I did use the KPD runners, you will need 4 fine pitch M8 bolts per side too ( sierra seat mount bolts are ideal )

http://www.haynes.co.uk/forums/showp...2&postcount=19

Mounted on 25mm box. for some reason one of my rear tubes was not quite in the right place so I added a second (helps take the weight too )

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Any chance you could measure the position of your tubes for me please?
I want to get the supports in, but don't want to have to buy the seats/runner just yet!
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Old 17th March 2011, 01:42 PM
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Will have a look for you later if I remember.

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Old 23rd March 2011, 09:04 PM
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I picked up my donor today, a rather tatty 1.6l Eunos Roadster.

I got about three miles down the road before it spat the pulley off the end of it's crankshaft, resulting in no power steering, water pump, or alternator
The nice man at the RAC got it the rest of the way home for me though

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Old 23rd March 2011, 09:41 PM
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Looks like your getting on well john, at this rate you'll catch me up

Out of interest how much was the gas and did you get it from starmaker? I have got a BOC contract but it's pretty damn expensive especially if your not using it much
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Old 30th March 2011, 11:24 PM
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I'll be watching this thread closely! Interested in the cost of the gas too!
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Old 31st March 2011, 08:38 AM
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My gas wasn't cheap...
Think it was about 180 to buy the bottle outright (which includes a built in regulator).
Refills/exchanges are then around 38 a pop.

You need to start a thread soon CTWV50, it'd be good to compare notes

Haven't done anything on the build for the last couple of weeks, been busy with far less interesting things.
Made a start stripping the donor at the weekend though, and already sold a couple of hundred quids worth of stuff on ebay and mx5nutz. I've got high hopes of breaking even on it!
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I'll be watching this thread closely! Interested in the cost of the gas too!
Try Energas if you have a local branch i have found them to be the best. There is a small monthly rental but you dont have to pay upfront for the bottle, just for refills at a decent price

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Old 31st March 2011, 12:02 PM
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Just phoned a local supplier an 11 litre bottle is 139.25, Quick release fitting and reg 9.99, refills 36.75. How much gas am I likely to use, no experience at all of this sort of thing.
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