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  Topic: Stromberg Carbutettor
Gary Tipping

Replies: 3
Views: 150

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 9:37 pm   Subject: Stromberg Carbutettor
Great result Howard, thanks for the update.

Cheers

Gary
  Topic: Lightweight Olympic
Gary Tipping

Replies: 7
Views: 606

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 9:35 pm   Subject: Lightweight Olympic
It will certainly be great to see the lightweight competing.

Keep us posted.

Cheers

Gary
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Gary Tipping

Replies: 36
Views: 12890

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2022 4:42 pm   Subject: Subframe installation
Well, Keith was right, it was a messy job. Managed to end up wearing plenty of resin!

I did take the precaution of u bolting the subframe where I could before bonding it in.
https://i.postimg.cc/j ...
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Gary Tipping

Replies: 36
Views: 12890

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2022 3:03 pm   Subject: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Thanks Keith.

Gary
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Gary Tipping

Replies: 36
Views: 12890

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2022 3:37 pm   Subject: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Hi Keith,

Thanks for your reply. With the amount that had been cut away I'm not surprised things have moved a bit!

I'm looking forward to bonding the sub frame in, or should I say I'm looking fo ...
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Gary Tipping

Replies: 36
Views: 12890

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:30 pm   Subject: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Hi All,

It's been a long time since my last post! I've not had much to report as other things have got in the way through the summer. I'm regional organiser for another car club, and loads of event ...
  Topic: Triumph Spitfire Lower Wishbones.
Gary Tipping

Replies: 4
Views: 2825

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 8:19 am   Subject: Triumph Spitfire Lower Wishbones.
Hi Nick,

Thanks for your reply, I couldn't see any reason why not to put it back after assembly.

Gary
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Gary Tipping

Replies: 36
Views: 12890

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 4:24 pm   Subject: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Now the rear axle is in, complete with brake pipes and transverse brake cables,
I can start giving some serious thought to a handbrake lever and cable. Still toying with mounting the lever to the rig ...
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Gary Tipping

Replies: 36
Views: 12890

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 3:48 pm   Subject: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Hi Nick,

Thanks for your post, my ducts will be just in front of the rad, so hopefully ok.
  Topic: New Forum user
Gary Tipping

Replies: 22
Views: 9340

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:46 am   Subject: New Forum user
Hi Rick,

Good to hear from you, hope your restoration is progressing.

I have the back axle in now, so I have a datum to install the new front sub frame.

I hope to bond the engine bay under tr ...
  Topic: Triumph Spitfire Lower Wishbones.
Gary Tipping

Replies: 4
Views: 2825

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:13 am   Subject: Triumph Spitfire Lower Wishbones.
Thanks Dave,

I'll post some dimensions and photos as I go along.

As you say it should all become clear.

Cheers

Gary
  Topic: Triumph Spitfire Lower Wishbones.
Gary Tipping

Replies: 4
Views: 2825

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:38 pm   Subject: Triumph Spitfire Lower Wishbones.
Hi,
I'm now refurbing the Triumph front suspension components. I know I have to separate the lower wishbones and swap them side to side.

My question is, once I have fitted them to the subframe, do ...
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Gary Tipping

Replies: 36
Views: 12890

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:29 pm   Subject: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
Hi Dave,

I bought the NACA Ducts, I was surprised to see they were 3d printed.
The bonnet fits ok now, but I have some work to make it look good.

Keith modified the arms for me, he warned me I ...
  Topic: The Silverstone Classic
Gary Tipping

Replies: 0
Views: 1546

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:09 pm   Subject: The Silverstone Classic
Is anyone planning to attend the Silverstone Classic?

Be great to see some Olympics there.

Cheers

Gary
  Topic: Spring has Sprung
Gary Tipping

Replies: 2
Views: 2186

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:07 pm   Subject: Spring has Sprung
Great to see your car out and about.

Be a while before I can do the same, keep posting the photos.

Cheers

Gary
 
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