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PostPost by: Gopherit » Sun Aug 06, 2023 2:08 pm

Anyone near Guildford in Surrey who would be willing to let me take a few engine compartment measurements?

In total rebuild at the moment with chassis separated from body and trying to sort all the plumbing - hydraulic lines etc but it is difficult to specify some pipes as I need dimensions of the assemble car!

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PostPost by: 661 » Sun Aug 06, 2023 4:40 pm

Welcome to come to Eastbourne, but neither car is wholly original
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PostPost by: JonB » Sun Aug 06, 2023 6:50 pm

Interesting chassis colour choice..
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PostPost by: Baggy2 » Sun Aug 06, 2023 9:26 pm

I'm near Pulborough. According to Google maps 26 miles from Guildford. You're welcome to come and measure my engine bay if suits you.
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PostPost by: Gopherit » Mon Aug 07, 2023 9:14 am

JonB wrote:Interesting chassis colour choice..


You should see the engine/drivetrain!
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PostPost by: Gopherit » Mon Aug 07, 2023 9:16 am

661 wrote:Welcome to come to Eastbourne, but neither car is wholly original


Didn't know you had a +2 Graeme?
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PostPost by: Gopherit » Mon Aug 07, 2023 9:17 am

Baggy2 wrote:I'm near Pulborough. According to Google maps 26 miles from Guildford. You're welcome to come and measure my engine bay if suits you.
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Thanks Baggy - hoping for someone a little nearer as might need more than one visit.
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Mon Aug 07, 2023 9:36 am

26 miles ????? I drive that far to work each day. :lol:
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PostPost by: Baggy2 » Mon Aug 07, 2023 11:59 am

hoping for someone a little nearer as might need more than one visit.

OK - I'm not going anywhere so come back on the forum if you need to.
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PostPost by: Gopherit » Mon Aug 07, 2023 12:15 pm

rgh0 wrote:26 miles ????? I drive that far to work each day. :lol:

Yes Rohan and I drove further when I was working but a wife in a wheelchair at the moment which means it's pushing it to be away longer than an hour!
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Tue Aug 08, 2023 12:29 am

Sorry to hear that and fully understand
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PostPost by: Matt Elan » Mon Aug 28, 2023 2:34 pm

If you still need to measure up, I'm in Fleet, Hants so not too far from Guildford - about 20 mins! I've got a Spider chassis Plus 2S and a Lotus chassis Plus 2..... PM me if you still need someone
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