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Invacar Model 70 Acquired! and general ramble thread, index on page 1, Phase 2: finding a suitable driving school/instructor getting lessons and a licence! 23rd lesson had! theory test taken!

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31 minutes ago, LightBulbFun said:

its im pretty sure, on 12 inch MoH/DHSS standard Spec dunlop LP 519 wheels :)  (first used on the AC Acedes Model 57 I think, and last used on Model 70's GPL350N and JAR184N )

im not sure if 12 inch wheels is a good or bad thing for trailers, iv not had any experience with them!

OK: thanks.

The 8" ones are fine for small trailers carrying little weight, like my 4x6. I find my 3x5 trailer rides better on 10" (mini) wheels and the 5x8 & car transporter both use 13" wheels.

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4 minutes ago, keef said:

OK: thanks.

The 8" ones are fine for small trailers carrying little weight, like my 4x6. I find my 3x5 trailer rides better on 10" (mini) wheels and the 5x8 & car transporter both use 13" wheels.

ah interesting :) 

(BTW small correction I meant to say LP 591 not 519!, and for those wondering, from Model 70's GPL351N/JAR185N, and onwards is when they switched to 10 inch Mini wheels, Dunlop LP 1161's :) )

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On 1/26/2020 at 10:33 PM, plasticvandan said:

Mr LBF, watch this Reliant factory film from 1973,from about 9 mins on it shows the whole process of making a fibreglass body,from clay master,mould making to making bodies,this is the wet lay up process Reliant used from 1956 to 2001.

 

Have you came across much RS200 production, mate? Particularly videos.

If anyone has, its you. :-)

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