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    Misunderstanding

    Try this: 600 psi If that doesn't work search for the thread "Oh Dear..."
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    Misunderstanding

    Oh sorry - i had to search for it earlier - i'll look again and post up a link.
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    service history missing

    If it were me i would hold off until the paperwork is available. It may have been serviced but just the records are missing, or it may have missed the services - there's no way of knowing until any supporting docs are found. If the original owner can remember where they had it serviced you...
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    Is everything online these days?

    I'm glad you said that - i was thinking it but thought too crude to admit to! I do love a good manual, and there's no better place to absorb it's learnings! I swear my IQ goes up 30% when i'm in the lav.
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    Misunderstanding

    That thread does remind me a bit of the swiss cheese analogy for risk/incidents happening - a number of minor incidents eventually connect to lead to a major incident. In this case there were a number of opportunities for the situation to defuse or be defused (by both sides) but unfortunately...
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    What do YOU watch on TV

    Watching Bosch at the moment, it’s superb. We’re on season 5. My Wife is a huge fan of the Michael Connolly books. I’m quite tempted to read them now.
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    Driving shoes

    Sparco (as already mentioned) do some quite nice shoes. They've actually got a sale on at the moment which is tempting. Not all of their range look "Performance" oriented. I have wide feet and for Italian shoes they fit me perfectly. My trainers/runners are all Altras now so driving a...
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    Recent purchase thread

    I really miss carbs! Last car i had with carbs was my Alfa Sprint 1712. That was on twin Webers, i think they were 40's. Foolishly i occasionally ran it with just trumpets for the sound (but what a sound!). I figured the rust would get it before any contaminants in the engine! In the end it...
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    Recent purchase thread

    They seem to - the Alfa V6 isn't silky smooth at idle, they all seem to hunt a little. My Dad's Westfield i think has a good balance with a light flywheel (Ford X Flow) - it's driveable just about but still revs really nicely. I think the lack of overall weight must help with the driveability...
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    Recent purchase thread

    Yes the single mass flywheel bolts in as a direct replacement for the dual mass - you just need to use shorter bolts. It's a really popular mod. People used to use the flywheel from a 2.5l V6 from an Alfa 156 for instance but they are now super rare. They were i think 7.5Kg, the AHM ones are...
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    Recent purchase thread

    Yes it's a tricky one - the main problem is there are no original spec pulleys available anywhere, even used. They are like hen's teeth! And though my existing one is holding together, it could fail at any point. A couple of companies have started making these solid ones - there is basically...
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    Recent purchase thread

    Yes I was reading that the rubber part gives the effect of a larger mass? But in absence of any replacements with the rubber part available I hope this solid version doesn’t cause a catastrophic failure of some sort!
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    What is your most surprisingly good cleaning tool

    G3 clay mitt for me. I’ve used Bilt hamber and autoglym clay bars before but the mitt is so much easier and quicker, and it feels less likely to marr. Its really soft so follows the contours much better than clay. Really satisfying to use.
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    Recent purchase thread

    It’s a 916 3 litre V6. Year 2000. I love it, it’s old enough to not have loads of electronic aids etc (it has abs and that’s it!) but modern enough to avoid (mostly) corrosion issues. I don’t have the stomach for anything rusty these days! Mine has a few tweaks; Quaife diff...
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    Recent purchase thread

    That's just the dust cover, but agree they don't inspire much confidence! However, if it's any consolation when i looked at mine it looked no different to the Merc part. I've got one new Merc one (replaced under warranty) and one Arnott one on mine. Can't tell the difference at all.
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    Recent purchase thread

    Closer, but i'll put you out of your misery! It's actually the crankshaft pully for my Alfa. The original one is formed of two parts with a rubber section in between to absorb some shock i guess. But of course the rubber perishes which could cause a catastrophic failure. OE or pattern ones...
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    Recent purchase thread

    Good guesses. Londonscottish closest so far but needs to go a bit further forward and down a little. If you saw a side view you'd know immediately. I'll give you a clue - it's quite heavy, and purposefully so!
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    Recent purchase thread

    This has just arrived. Can anyone guess what it is? It looks happy regardless!
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    Recent purchase thread

    Wrinkle paint and Autosol so I could do this: Now I’ve got to do the plenum and other side.
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    Arnott vs Bilstein air springs

    Hi Phobos - i went for Arnott. Mainly because most seem to use these, they all seem to have the same warranty. I read somewhere else they're also easier to fit than the Bilsteins. I got mine from Autodoc. Apparently if you buy them through the App they are slightly cheaper (i just ordered...
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