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November 18, 2018, 07:38:54 AM

Toms fugitive 4

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Reply #30 on: December 27, 2017, 03:49:14 PM
We’ve carried on plodding away,

Sorted some back tyres for the slot mags



Fitted a floor, mounted the seats and fuel tank, we’ve rebuilt the brakes and they are ready once we’ve sorted the brakelines. 

We’ve had a play about with the mudguards and positions for the headlights too....

So it is moving forwards slowly












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Reply #31 on: December 27, 2017, 03:52:44 PM








Merry Christmas, have a happy new year!!   8) :)


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Reply #32 on: December 27, 2017, 04:41:32 PM
Nothing the matter with a slow build progress is still being made.


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Reply #33 on: January 15, 2018, 11:27:31 PM
We knackered a wheel bearing, not sure if we overtightened, undergreased or (because no dust caps) it got grit or swarf in it.

But in doing so we damaged a spindle, we got hold of another pair, cleaned them up and this weekend fitted them,





Not sure how to attach video... but we did a time lapse

https://youtu.be/UbDhjRSI3c0

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Reply #34 on: January 16, 2018, 08:00:09 AM
When you pack a bearing go from one side apply a dab of grease then push it through with a finger repeat as required until grease comes out the other side all around the bearing.


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Reply #35 on: January 28, 2018, 09:45:24 PM
Nearly got the brakes sorted (but I got one of the hoses made with a male instead of female End)







Then bolted the engine in



Starting to look like a real buggy now!







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Reply #36 on: January 29, 2018, 12:24:45 AM
Looking great!


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Reply #37 on: January 29, 2018, 01:41:49 AM

Go for it👍 Nothing like a little helper 🤛👍👍💋


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Reply #38 on: March 04, 2018, 09:09:50 AM
Not been the weather to get too much done,  but have been chipping away

Bolted the side panels on, using motorcycle fairing fittings

Had got a new steering column machined up, sleeved into a collapsible section then to a pillow block and a detachable boss



Started putting some wiring in, and looking at clutch and throttle cables

Then we got hold of some scruffy slots for the front



Which we’ve given a polish, and now look like this, they are a long way from perfect.... but look a lot better



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Reply #39 on: March 17, 2018, 08:27:10 PM
We got tyres fitted onto the front slots

Mounted the battery box



Modified the tube that runs under the dash



So we can fit a different speedo, we got an acewell one



And then today we’ve made an ally dash panel



We’ve made a bracket for the slave cylinder



And fitted that



Modified the cable pedal to work with a master cylinder



Fitted the front slots, had to get some spacers... but not too worried about the track as the rear is 25mm wider since we fitted the 944 discs anyway



Think that’s up to date again


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Reply #40 on: March 17, 2018, 08:30:53 PM


Oh, we’ve also fitted a fibre flare led





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Reply #41 on: March 17, 2018, 08:43:05 PM
You have been busy, looks good.


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Reply #42 on: March 17, 2018, 10:09:02 PM


Looking good good . Nice one  ;-)up


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Reply #43 on: March 28, 2018, 02:18:04 PM
Where did you get the bearing you used for the steering column?
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Reply #44 on: March 28, 2018, 09:07:41 PM
Where did you get the bearing you used for the steering column?

It’s a 20mm pillow block bearing, I think in the end I got it from amazon


We got the steering column made to work with it, the collapsible tube is 22 o/d and 15 I/d, pillow block is 20 and steering wheel boss is 19

So the column is 15 and fits into the collapsible tube, then 22 to match the diameter, then steps down for pillow block (this should also stop the steering column pushing through the bearing in worst case scenario) and then steps down again for the steering wheel boss

Hope that makes some sense