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Old 4th October 2012, 01:28 PM
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Red face e bay purchase

no the seller was Reading based
what caught my eye was the MX5 dodr option as I believe it has more character than traditional Sierra choices, and also the less availability of Sierra parts currently which will only get worse I guess
I am trying to go the route of clam shell wings as a preferance and wondered why most go cycle wings,hopefully this is personal choice rather than influenced by IVA approval!
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Old 5th October 2012, 01:33 PM
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Only prob is when you've built it you'll need to get a perm

I hope i never bump into Skov at any point!
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Old 5th October 2012, 02:13 PM
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I am trying to go the route of clam shell wings as a preferance and wondered why most go cycle wings
Clam shell wings are very "old skool" and cycle wings are more modern really but its personal choice .At the end of the day its your car do what you want V6,V8,turbo,nitrous,jet engine, whatever takes your fancy really
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Old 5th October 2012, 02:21 PM
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Clamshell wings give an early, iconic look but are not regarded as very aerodynamic. Caterham started to fit them (mid 60's KAR120c etc ) but then changed back to cycle wings and stayed with them.
I may get a pair of clamshells sometime if some come up at the right price but would need to mount them so the car could be easilly swapped back for long trips etc
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Old 5th October 2012, 02:58 PM
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Clam shells have a lot of lift at high speeds!
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Old 6th October 2012, 02:32 PM
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Only prob is when you've built it you'll need to get a perm

I hope i never bump into Skov at any point!
oi!




Thinking about fitting a blower to mine post-IVA, not sure which one to go for though, this:



or this:



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Old 17th October 2012, 07:56 AM
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Talking Kiwi MX5

This is the way I will be going.I have the steel and a MX5 donor. Once I tidy up my work area and make a build table I'll be into it!! It is great to have a MX5 area.Sierras are Dodos here in New Zealand.
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Old 27th December 2012, 05:14 PM
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What size and grade bolts have people used to hang the diff

Need to know before going and ordering my nut and bolt set

Using the saturn plans and want to get the diff mocked up this week
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Old 27th December 2012, 09:06 PM
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Can I ask how you are planning to mount the diff?
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Old 27th December 2012, 09:11 PM
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I will pop some photos up of my modified mount in the next few days

I have made sure it won't budge

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