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    Just a tad too many psi's removed...

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    Quote Originally Posted by EH179 View Post
    Just a tad too many psi's removed...
    Makes for a good poster in the garage.

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    14psi hot, working well enough at that

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    Good effort. Mine goes wobbly at the fast end with anything under 16psi

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    Yeah you can feel it start to float around but nothing major

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    Waving to the crowd is always good.

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    So the car never had a radio antenna and like many I'm not too keen on cutting holes in the roof or guards to install one. I got one of those shark-fin-type powered ones and put it inside, but it never really worked too well when moving, which kind of defeats the point.

    Then I had a thought, with the XA side mirrors there is a fair bit of empty space in there. So I pulled the antenna apart and threw away the bulky parts, soldered on an earth wire and covered the lot in hot glue. It now resides in the driver side mirror housing.



    Reception probably still isn't quite as good as a proper aerial but it works in most areas.

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    Oops.





    Looks like I will be changing to dual valve springs sooner than anticipated.

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    Solid lifter with a single spring?

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    At the moment yes, they've done around 7,000km now so possibly just bad luck. I originally bought them to run with a shorter duration hydraulic cam then changed that out because it was a bit lacking.

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