Search found 42 matches

by frederick
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Laying down harness
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Laying down harness

Download the “free” app named imagesize (or image size) for the iPad
by frederick
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Laying down harness
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Laying down harness

...so did I
3F8939CF-E728-4879-9856-2480B02AF5DB.jpeg
by frederick
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Electrics - oh no!
Replies: 3
Views: 290

Re: Electrics - oh no!

If it’s not a blown bulb or bad ground somewhere, it may be a short.

One of the turn indicators in my T4 kit was grounding out inside the housing.
In the manufacturing of the bulb base, one of the wires got pinched and cut thru, exposing bare wire.

an easy fix but a nightmare to track down.
by frederick
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Type 4
Topic: driving tips
Replies: 3
Views: 159

driving tips

curious if there are any special tricks to driving these vehicles, esp how to enter, apex and exit a corner. Lots of Morgan 3W videos, interesting track comparison with a Caterham 7 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bo5jGM5kSNE Seems to be very stable thru a corner but the 3W is quite a bit heav...
by frederick
Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Bonnet Fasteners
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Bonnet Fasteners

Slick! Solves where to put the “bonnet” when you take it off. How’s access to the motor’s fiddly bits?
by frederick
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Bonnet Fasteners
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Bonnet Fasteners

For a vintage look I’m using spring loaded hold downs...two bonnet rear, two deck lid top. Bonnet front and deck bottom I’m planning long threaded wing screws.
by frederick
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Rear Tyre Size
Replies: 15
Views: 1382

Re: Rear Tyre Size

There’s a nifty online calculator here: https://tiresize.com/calculator/ that may help you find other options based on your swing arm width.
by frederick
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Rear Tyre Size
Replies: 15
Views: 1382

Re: Rear Tyre Size

not on the ground yet but here in the US for my T4 with the stock norge rim I found this made in Indonesia: 175/55 R17 Achilles (oddly inappropriate name) ATR-K Economist ... $57 plus ship https://www.tires-easy.com/175-55-17/achilles-tires/atr-k-economist/tirecode/MAN175517 achilles-atr-k-economist...
by frederick
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trifles for December 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 366

Re: Trifles for December 2019

nice job, from experience I know that newsletters are a lot of work. and thanks for publishing my silly cartoon. you mention looking for build photos for future issues, you're welcome to any of mine in my facebook T4 build folder here: https://tinyurl.com/wrpk8l9 (anybody wants in just send a friend...