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Zel's Motoring Adventures...Lada, Citroen, Mercedes & AC Model 70 - 12/02 - Teething Troubles & Better Video


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#1111 OFFLINE   dollywobbler

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 07:55 PM

Thanks. That's useful. I think my tension may be a bit looser, but I'll check next time I have a tinkering opportunity that isn't Fox...


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Posted 13 February 2019 - 08:04 PM

We certainly hope to achieve that at some point this year. 

 

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#1113 OFFLINE   Zelandeth

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 09:42 PM

That does look a giggle to drive!

They really were ahead of their time if you compare them to similar microcars available now.


That's very much been my thoughts through the whole time I've been working on it. The thing is surprisingly sophisticated compared to a lot of microcars.

The difference when this came along compared to the earlier versions must have been like night and day.
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#1114 OFFLINE   dollywobbler

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 09:45 PM

That's very much been my thoughts through the whole time I've been working on it. The thing is surprisingly sophisticated compared to a lot of microcars.

The difference when this came along compared to the earlier versions must have been like night and day.

 

It was really driven home by me when I drove both a Messerschmitt and a Bond Minicar last year. The Bond in particular - a few miles was more than enough.


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Posted 13 February 2019 - 10:04 PM

I should have a couple of low pressure electric pumps for carbs somewhere if you wanted to borrow one. Only over in hockliffe.
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Posted 13 February 2019 - 10:39 PM

I should have a couple of low pressure electric pumps for carbs somewhere if you wanted to borrow one. Only over in hockliffe.

Might well take you up on that, could be really useful to help eliminate the existing pump as a possible culprit.

Meant to ask earlier, anyone got any wheel trims to suit 10" wheels? I've got a fair few floating around but I think they're all for 12" wheels which is obviously unhelpful.
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Posted 14 February 2019 - 05:44 PM

Sure thing dude. Just drop a message if you want to borrow one and I'll dig one out.
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Posted 14 February 2019 - 05:56 PM

PM Sent, cheers!
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Posted 14 February 2019 - 06:00 PM

I've got a pair of 10" chrome hubcaps. Clearly they're no use to me. Maybe part of the planned meet-up is trim swapsies?


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#1120 OFFLINE   Zelandeth

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 09:58 PM

I've got a pair of 10" chrome hubcaps. Clearly they're no use to me. Maybe part of the planned meet-up is trim swapsies?


You're going to laugh...A pair of 12" wheel trims is the main thing in the box currently en route to you (and a battery clamp).
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#1121 OFFLINE   dollywobbler

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 10:11 PM

Ha! Oh well. Thanks. I shall have to try and return the favour. If I can remember where the 10" trims are...


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