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Build Session 20 : Handbrake Again, De Dion Dry Run, De Deon Fit, Rear ARB, Flexible Rear Brake Pipe, Radius Arms

After time for reflection over night and some blog reading… Handbrake Cable… Again Having seen a couple of pictures on other people’s blogs, it was clear that the handbrake cable adjustment screws should be located in the clip on the RHS of the diff. I’m not sure what I was thinking that it stay in […]

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Build Session 19 : Earth Leads, Oil Catch, Handbrake Cable, Diff Oil, Prop Bolts and Drive Shafts

Another one of those bitty weeks. Not much time to really get my teeth stuck into anything but got a couple of odd jobs done. Earth Leads First off was a go at the battery earth leads…. There are three leads that I needed to take a look at: Battery to engine Chassis to engine […]

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Build Session 18 : Prop Shaft and Differential

Ok, so this post is a bit of a cheat. I actually put the prop-shaft and differential into the car yesterday… but it seemed to make sense to lump all these activities together in a single post. Accelerator Pedal Before we get to that though, and just to get me going today, I decided to […]

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Build Session 17.5 : Caterham 420R Water and Oil Overview

This is a post from the future and a rather technical one at that – so stop reading now if that’s a big turn off for you πŸ™‚ Having got the engine running I thought it would be a useful addition to the blog to have a diagram of the engine water and oil plumbing. […]

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Build Session 17 : Engine Bay Plumbing

Now back from the US and the after effects of hurricane Irma… I have some more time to get on with the build. I’d left the project at the point where I really needed to get on with the engine bay plumbing and I’d laid all the hoses out in the engine bay prior to […]