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Forum: General Chat 06-04-21, 09:38 AM
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Posted By 20vcqdriver
There are various options, but I modified the...

There are various options, but I modified the front ARB from a very early GT coupe, made my own brackets and used socket joints for the connection to the wishbones. Have the 1997 magazine article on...
Forum: General Chat 29-03-21, 09:19 AM
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Posted By 20vcqdriver
That reminds me , if you haven't already I'd get...

That reminds me , if you haven't already I'd get a rear roll bar fitted too, one of the best mods I did on mine :tup:
Forum: General Chat 10-03-21, 10:06 AM
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Posted By 20vcqdriver
So long as you still have the Cq 5 speed gearbox,...

So long as you still have the Cq 5 speed gearbox, then yes. Think I asked around a bit to get the braided high pressure hose. If I find where I got mine I'll let you know :tup:
Forum: General Chat 09-03-21, 03:14 PM
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Posted By 20vcqdriver
That would be a good idea, I would also use a...

That would be a good idea, I would also use a Goodridge braided hose for the clutch hydraulics, my OE one was past its best and so fitted one on mine, certainly helped pedal travel and will withstand...
Forum: Engine 04-02-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,787
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Later cars and all 4 cylinder models had the...

Later cars and all 4 cylinder models had the ability to separate the pulleys as you say, unfortunately for whatever the reason this is not the case with the inline 5 unless someone has done a...
Forum: Engine 03-02-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By 20vcqdriver
Afraid not, not on the I5 as if you look at the...

Afraid not, not on the I5 as if you look at the drawing the Big bolt goes through both the vibration damper AND the pulley. So the 4 small bolts are just used to locate the pulley to the damper and...
Forum: Engine 03-02-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,787
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Sorry but to change pulley and cambelt that brute...

Sorry but to change pulley and cambelt that brute of a bolt has to come out. Bit of a design flaw maybe but to be fair it ensures you check the condition of the crank seal whilst its off.
Forum: Engine 02-02-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,787
Posted By 20vcqdriver
I only do 3 to5k a year normally, less last year...

I only do 3 to5k a year normally, less last year for obvious reasons and car off the road though Nov to March and change mine religiously every 6 years but always use highest quality conti belts. As...
Forum: General Chat 20-01-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By 20vcqdriver
There's this one, though not had experience of...

There's this one, though not had experience of this one. Am tempted to get it to try when present one fails ...
Forum: General Chat 18-01-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Uprated Clutch looks to be the same one I have on...

Uprated Clutch looks to be the same one I have on my lightened 3B flywheel, not sure about the release bearing. I went through a standard one within 10k miles and now using an uprated one but not...
Forum: General Chat 29-12-20, 11:25 AM
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Posted By 20vcqdriver
Feels great too :) got them to make it 2mm...

Feels great too :) got them to make it 2mm thicker too :tup:
Forum: General Chat 28-12-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 20vcqdriver
Had the steering wheel back from Royal.... Incl...

Had the steering wheel back from Royal.... Incl of red stiching, thanks for the recommendation :tup:
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Forum: General Chat 04-12-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Getting consistent 0-60 times takes skill with...

Getting consistent 0-60 times takes skill with the cgr box as its not the fastest change in the world but put your foot down from 10mph in 2nd will see a 20 to 60 in 2.5 secs, so should be under 4...
Forum: General Chat 26-11-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Thanks for recommendation, Steering wheel going...

Thanks for recommendation, Steering wheel going off to Royal tomorrow :tup:
Forum: General Chat 20-11-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Thanks for info. I have sent a quote request in...

Thanks for info. I have sent a quote request in to see if they can also refurbish increasing the diameter slightly to that of newer Audi's at the same time to improve feel, maybe some red stitching...
Forum: General Chat 18-11-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Not yet, there are several in my area and was...

Not yet, there are several in my area and was going to start enquiring next month. Do you have experience of any company in particular ?
Forum: General Chat 18-11-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By 20vcqdriver
2020 SORN work list

Its hard to believe another year has passed and I have the Cq back on Sorn after only 1700miles this year. I took advantage of the free 6 months MOT too as the old cart is well pampered and as...
Forum: General Chat 18-11-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Once out of lockdown I'd be happy to have a drive...

Once out of lockdown I'd be happy to have a drive out in your direction. Its old school performance so you get some lag, an initial shove then a 2nd shove at 3200 rpm that keeps going to 6800rpm. I...
Forum: General Chat 18-11-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,897
Posted By 20vcqdriver
I can say for sure that we are all in your debt...

I can say for sure that we are all in your debt for your contribution to keeping the forum going.:rock::tup:
Forum: General Chat 16-11-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Good to hear from you Al! I still log in and...

Good to hear from you Al!
I still log in and enjoy the forum as I am not really a facebook person though I have an account I very rarely use it or any social media platform.
My Cq still going...
Forum: General Chat 16-11-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Running around 450bhp and 380Lb/ft. Not been on a...

Running around 450bhp and 380Lb/ft. Not been on a rolling road but the in gear performance stacks up against these figures with 50-70 in 3rd in 1.5 secs (6 speed box). To get more out the engine by...
Forum: General Chat 14-11-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,897
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Here Here,:tup: My thoughts exactly. I'm not...

Here Here,:tup: My thoughts exactly. I'm not really into all this social media crud. As far as I'm concerned its got a lot to answer for regards the massive increase in young generations suffering...
Forum: General Chat 13-11-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Used the 3B clutch on mine and cannot remember...

Used the 3B clutch on mine and cannot remember any major fitting issues. Just check that the flywheel centre bearing has the right inside dia for the gearbox clutch shaft :tup:
Forum: General Chat 05-11-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Used the 5 speed in mine for a short time but...

Used the 5 speed in mine for a short time but found the ratios very short, fitted the 6 speed CGR at the same time as I uprated the engine, so can now do 60 in 2nd 80 in 3rd and same as 5 speed in...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 05-11-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By 20vcqdriver
Cq brake servo

Anyone got a working Servo for the Cq to sell or know the best place to get a new one?
Came into work this morning and brakes were wooden, Loads of vacuum on the servo so guessing the internal...
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