Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby lotusflasherman » Mon 22.01.2018, 02:39

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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby clemo » Mon 22.01.2018, 10:32

Nice one Phil ... thanks for the repost . I thought we had to use bucket or something like that .
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby Rambo » Mon 22.01.2018, 10:56

lotusflasherman wrote:and finally ...
clemo chassis.jpg


One of the best photo I've seen that shows what a joke that 'Strut Bar' Group Buy was... Strut Bar
Does anybody with an ounce of engineering knowledge think a bit of tube with the ends flattened bolted across the top is going to add anything to the rigidity of that structure ? :lol:


Yes, but it was great for holding a golf umbrella and a red hazard warning triangle :evil:
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby Rambo » Mon 22.01.2018, 10:57

lotusflasherman wrote:Image


Looking good Clemo. Maybe you'll get to drive it in 2018. Or will you be frightened to take it out the garage in case it gets dirty :lol: :lol:

PS those orange side reflectors look so '90's. Get some clear ones :poke:
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby clemo » Mon 22.01.2018, 12:36

Clear sides , fronts and REARS to be fitted .
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby lotusflasherman » Mon 22.01.2018, 12:47

Rambo wrote:[quote="lotusflasherman"
Does anybody with an ounce of engineering knowledge think a bit of tube with the ends flattened bolted across the top is going to add anything to the rigidity of that structure ? :lol:

Yes, but it was great for holding a golf umbrella and a red hazard warning triangle :evil:


Yeah but you couldn't get 2 x 17" wheels with tyres in with that there - and what about Colin's "add lightness"? :smt017

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By the way... when I was checking disc run out with a dial gauge I rigged it up between the strut 'mounting points' and jacked up under a hub carrier until the other wheel was off the ground as well. Repeated for the other side.
There was more movement on the dial gauge if I just banged the side of the car ... Anybody who says the strut improves their car must have a seriously rotten chassis, so not something you'll be needing Clemo. :-D

... and personally I still prefer OE orange lenses on the various green and Collapso Elans, but clear on all the other colours.
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby GeoffSmith » Mon 22.01.2018, 13:01

lotusflasherman wrote:and finally ...
One of the best photo I've seen that shows what a joke that 'Strut Bar' Group Buy was... Strut Bar
Does anybody with an ounce of engineering knowledge think a bit of tube with the ends flattened bolted across the top is going to add anything to the rigidity of that structure ? :lol:

Nope. I've been waiting more than 10 years for the evidence!
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby GeoffSmith » Mon 22.01.2018, 13:02

lotusflasherman wrote:... and personally I still prefer OE orange lenses on the various green and Collapso Elans, but clear on all the other colours.

:agree:
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby Rambo » Mon 22.01.2018, 22:21

GeoffSmith wrote:
lotusflasherman wrote:and finally ...
One of the best photo I've seen that shows what a joke that 'Strut Bar' Group Buy was... Strut Bar
Does anybody with an ounce of engineering knowledge think a bit of tube with the ends flattened bolted across the top is going to add anything to the rigidity of that structure ? :lol:

Nope. I've been waiting more than 10 years for the evidence!


Me too Geoff, and RayD knew what he was on about

However, it was a group buy and Dico persuaded everyone to go for it so Dave Myers' Papal account profited well :twisted:
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby Kathryn » Mon 22.01.2018, 22:34

clemo wrote:Clear sides , fronts and REARS to be fitted .

Clear rears!? The last ones I saw were ridiculously expensive! :shock:
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby clemo » Thu 25.01.2018, 20:29

Kathryn wrote:
clemo wrote:Clear sides , fronts and REARS to be fitted .

Clear rears!? The last ones I saw were ridiculously expensive! :shock:



How much where they Kathryn ?
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby Steve A » Thu 25.01.2018, 21:39

8) The car's looking fab Dave :clap:
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Re: Clemo's Jim Clark edition (1 of 13 )

Postby Kathryn » Wed 31.01.2018, 00:05

clemo wrote:How much where they Kathryn ?


About £400 each for the whole rear light. Are you just changing the orange bits? Is that possible?
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