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  1. Thanks guys. I’ll get on it Andy
  2. Thanks guys. who do people go to for a valuation?? cheers Andy
  3. I'm just renewing my insurance and I was made aware of an upper limit to the "market Value"..... Anyway I can either increase this limit if required or get an agreed valuation. Currently limit is £30k. I was wondering what I should increase this to. seems to me prices are between £30k and 65K Any thoughts Cheers Andy
  4. Steve , Is the mounting for the slave bracket the same as the cast Iron one? Do the bolt holes line up etc. I’m beginning to wonder if it’s worth trying to adapt the later housing. I haven’t purchased one…yet. Cheers Andy
  5. Just changed my alternator with standard tools, easy job car on axle stands. Just awkward to get the thing out needs to be orientated just right. went back in straight away. Interestingly the car now runs better at idle and no overrun popping when decelerating. Im wondering if the output has been low from the alternator and causing slight rough running at idle?? Also hot start is better
  6. I’m thinking it may be more straightforward to fit the old pivot to the new housing?? I’m sure it could be done. So I wonder if the difference between the two bell housings is the pivot mounting hole/slot.
  7. Also when you change the shims the camber changes and vice versa so it takes a bit of faffing to get right. How were the camber readings?
  8. Just been out and looked at a spare cast iron Bell housing I have. I see what you mean about the pivot and because of that the new fork and potentially slave bracket etc. Starts getting expensive.
  9. Did you have a twin plate clutch originally?? Dave above said his was a simple swap?? I'm beginning to wonder if the part number is only different because the later one came with a clutch fork???
  10. Does anyone know the difference between the pre and post MY alloy bell houses? I know the later cars had a different slave arrangement. I can get a post MY 98 Alloy bell-housing but I have the earlier car. 🤔 Thanks Andy.
  11. Cheers Tim. I think I'll go with them, gotta be better than the 20 year old tyres that are on there!!! I also notice that the Yokohama Advan neova AD08R is available in some countries in the rear size so you could get a matching set of those but there not cheap!!
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