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by Techteam
Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1540442

Re: Pic of the Day

If I could offer one teeny bit of advice it would be to put helicoils out of your mind and go for Timeserts instead, especially in softer material. Once you get past the only downside of the fitting kit costing quite a bit more, it's no contest. I agree with Dominic helicoils are difficult in thin ...
by Techteam
Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Widget Department Needs You!
Replies: 11
Views: 16931

Re: The Widget Department Needs You!

When I saw this I immediately thought back to my fire fighting equipment days, It is very similar to old fire reel hose. Anyway here is a link to a similar modern product, the dimensions are slightly wrong but yours may also not be quite the same as thought given it's been clamped up etc for many ye...
by Techteam
Tue Jul 03, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 915
Views: 680932

Re: Technical Talk

I know that in order to get the K7 onto her planing points he turned the wheel to the left and jabbed the water brake. Not sure about jabbing the water brake and turning left - I've often wondered whether this was untried or mixed up when it was written. Certainly turning left with the Beryl engine...
by Techteam
Tue May 01, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1045
Views: 747244

Re: What did you do at the weekend?

Finally got to see the new machine installed after months of expectant waiting 2.2m x 1.7m bed smokey dokey.
by Techteam
Tue May 01, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Mail on Sunday
Replies: 45
Views: 31588

Re: Mail on Sunday

She'd get what exactly? A button for those shorts ?
by Techteam
Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 363
Views: 319037

Re: BBP Diary

I know nothing about anything but is it conceivable the intake damage did not occur in the initial impact but during the series of later rolls/somersaults ?
by Techteam
Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Sponsons Thread
Replies: 354
Views: 199736

Re: Lakeland Motor Museum/'Across The Lake' Mock Up/Sponsons

polo wrote:Bill, never give up searching because you never know what can turn up!
Look what arrived on my doorstep this morning along with loads [about 8kg] of drawings! and letters from Prince of Wales and Richard Noble!
Drawings by Ron Wolbold ? What Of ? Where From ? Please.....