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#1 Guess-Works.com

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 06:55 PM

Due to popular demand from various customers I've been out with the cardboard and CAD, and now have the results back from the cutters.

The first batch are for me to first make sure they fit and do the final refinements necessary before they are in full production.

As they will now be laser cut in volume from aluminium sheet the cost has been slashed, with an expected retail price of less than £25 inc VAT.

First pass is for rod change only, but older 4 synchro remotes will not be far behind and 3 synchro's not long after those.

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:11 PM

Please include one in the box you are currently doing for me please John.

Kind regards,

Bob

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:16 PM

I'll leave that one in there then ;)

That's your box, I needed one which was part built to test the fit..

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:50 PM

I was going to knock one of these up for myself.

If they're going to be a decent price then I will probably take 3 :D

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:24 PM

at the risk of sounding like a fool. whats the benefit of fitting one of these?

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:34 PM

at the risk of sounding like a fool. whats the benefit of fitting one of these?



Helps to stop the crank from 'swimming' in the oil from the sump, sapping power =]

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:55 PM


at the risk of sounding like a fool. whats the benefit of fitting one of these?



Helps to stop the crank from 'swimming' in the oil from the sump, sapping power =]


& you can say that you have a baffled sump which makes you sound cool ofcourse :lol: a bit like a handbrake is for a man to impress women (top gear quote ;D )

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:18 PM

Great idea and bargain price! Plan to rebuild an engine fairly soon so this is now on my list!!!

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:47 PM

how are they secured ?

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:40 PM

4 x M5 pan head screws to maintain its position, 3 through the back of the case and one into the main web. You can see the pre-made holes in the tray. The tray itself by the nature of the curve tends to lock itself into a stable position

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 09:56 PM

once these are done mate ill have one :D

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 02:37 PM

Prepare yourselves for this....

The final samples are in and they look awesome, and the fit is even better...

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Now with full rounded shapes and cut outs to prevent cracking, redesigned oil returns for greater strength, and preshaped to the optimum curve for fitting and stability.

Price still to be confirmed, but will be less than £20 + VAT

Will be supplied with 4 x M5 Stainless Panhead Screws for fitting, looking into costs of drill & tap for those which don't have them to hand.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 02:45 PM

is there any risk of the skrews shaking out due to vibration atall ?
Im not at this stage with my engine project yet (still do the mini blah blah blah) but i'l have one if there still around when im at that stage.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 03:32 PM

I use loctite to prevent that unlikely eventuality.

The reason the price is not set yet is because I'm working on getting a full sheet cut, which should produce between 70 and 80 trays, so there's not going to be a shortage. Once I've negotiated a price I can the set the retail price which has already been brought down from almost £50 a unit to below £20.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 11:32 PM

Will these suit a central oil pickup ?




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