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post #21 of 40 (permalink) Old 10-06-2014, 19:44 Thread Starter
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Pass it on to those guys on 'Classic Car Rescue'. They would have all the remaining work done and dusted in about three hours flat.

Yeah right.
Like west coast customs etc..make every job look like a 3 min job
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These summer evenings are great for working on cars!
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Its not an F, its not a TF... though it shares things with both. So... what is it going to be called dd?

have you considered that ?

http://www.mgf.ultimatemg.com/group1...ts/extreme.htm

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Just blown it over in a bit of white to check levels etc..

Getting there.. 2 hours on it tonight..



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Its not an F, its not a TF... though it shares things with both. So... what is it going to be called dd?

have you considered that ?

http://www.mgf.ultimatemg.com/group1...ts/extreme.htm
It's still an F...just the F that it could/should of been when it was built originally... Lol


It will be called...an MGF... GT DD edition
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It will be called...an MGF... GT DD edition[/QUOTE]

OMG IMHO ......MG GT 200
you could always run a book 1 entry to name it. lol
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Ill raffle it.. 1 a ticket... Buy as many as you like..

Draw date.. As soon as I sell 14 million tickets...
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Arch finally ready for paint.. After another 3 hours today



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I am ultra happy to see this much progress! Congrats bro!! Can't wait to the finished BBQ day! I will fly up for sure!!
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I am ultra happy to see this much progress! Congrats bro!! Can't wait to the finished BBQ day! I will fly up for sure!!
Aiming for October.. When Harriets back from Tennessee..

Promised to pick her up from the airport in it..
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Awake too early again..

Sun was out.. Fab morning.. So did a bit more on the heap

Silicone taped the VVC manifold bracket which I'm using to support my ITBs

The custom oil cooler hose sits against this.. Worried it may damage the hose.. So now its silicone on silicone



As it sits in the car



The tubular bracket is now 3 wraps deep in silicone tape.. Nice n soft



Also moved the feed from the bottle..






Really not happy with how close the large bore Janspeed 4-2-1 sits to the coolant pipes..

So plan to make a 3mm heat shield which will bolt to gear box..

This will touch the coolant pipes and give me an or gap on the exhaust side

The silicone hoses will be sleeved with heat wrap tube too.. Like MJS did on Andy Watsons..



Will also knock up a 3mm heat shield for the alternator.. As I'm running air con the alternator is higher up than normal.. But still close to the exhaust
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Cardboard mock up



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The more I think about it..

The more I'm thinking 3mm alloy sheet.. Folded and some fire resistant fibre board glued to it (hose side)

The fibre board can sit against the hose and won't damage it..

Will stop virtually all heat from the exhaust too..

Will try something similar for alternator too
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What about wrapping the exhaust instead in some heat isolator?
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What about wrapping the exhaust instead in some heat isolator?
Janspeed advise against wrapping
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Not exactly hi tech.. But it'll do

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Sorry to pick up an older thread but I'm intrigued by how you managed to fit five stud rims to your F? I've been looking into the subject of 17 inch rims and the difficulty of offset, the AP Four Pot callipers and the somewhat small 4x95.25. I've located a source for converters but converting 4 stud to five does not appear to be an option. How did you get around this?
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I know this is a somewhat old thread but I wanted to ask how you managed to fit these rims to your F? I am working on my own project and have been researching the options for adding different rims but this appears far from simple given the small PCD, offset, AP Four Pot clearance etc. I have found adapters that can change the PCD but none that will change a four stud into a five. Can you advise how you did this?
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Hub adapters if memory serves.
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IIRC DD actually adapted his hubs to 5 stud.
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