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#1 Retroman

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Posted 11 August 2018 - 02:17 PM

Thought it would be a good topic for does, dont's and down right dangerous

 

This photo shows a brake pipe brazed up....definitely a dangerous botch in my book

 

I drove it before I saw it !!

 

Brazing is actually stronger than welding, I would love to know what an MOT man would make of it...?

 

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#2 DeadSquare

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Posted 11 August 2018 - 03:35 PM

That brake pipe needs a 'Sat-Nav' !

 

What's it doing there?



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Posted 11 August 2018 - 03:45 PM

The repair looks fine to me, but look at those exposed high amperage cables; that's slovenly !

 

I wouldn't be surprised if the brake pipe hadn't touched the live one and blown a hole in it.



#4 Bat

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Posted 11 August 2018 - 04:28 PM

Hi,

That crossed my mind too, but then I thought it might just be the camera angle...

Cheers  :proud:



#5 Retroman

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Posted 11 August 2018 - 04:45 PM

The whole thing was slovenly

 

It had thrived on neglect for years

 

The brake pipe is from the end of the servo on an old S, about 6 inches above the solenoid



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Posted 11 August 2018 - 04:59 PM

Its not a mini, but next time your shock mounts rust through, try some racking  :thumbsup:

 

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#7 Retroman

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 08:25 PM

Matches the quality of the welding



#8 gazza82

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 03:52 PM

Part out of stock? No worries ..

 

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#9 Pete649

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Posted 14 August 2018 - 04:45 PM

Its not a mini, but next time your shock mounts rust through, try some racking  :thumbsup:

 

 

Doesn't that make the mount adjustable? :P






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