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by tomcat
Wed Jul 10, 2024 11:04 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

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Picture.
by tomcat
Wed Jul 10, 2024 12:17 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

Rankine wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 10:09 pm
Looking good. How is the angle for the carb now?
It fits OK. Not a lot of clearance but it fits. :thumbup:
by tomcat
Thu Jun 13, 2024 12:05 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

Inlet manifold back in. Alternator with modified bracket and made-up arm fitted.
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by tomcat
Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:54 am
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

After a break due to my wife's ill health, awaiting inlet manifold back from Rockwatt. Things have slowed down somewhat.
However refurbished springs going on today plus other bits and pieces.
First spring in.
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by tomcat
Fri May 24, 2024 6:20 am
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

Been very quiet as I wait for inlet manifold back from Rockwatt Engineering.
Have alternative servo/master cylinder now to fit if necessary.
by tomcat
Wed May 15, 2024 12:00 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

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Rear disc conversion with 25mm Black Raptor spacers.
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Modified alternator bracket.
by tomcat
Sun May 12, 2024 1:25 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

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Wheel No 1 of 5 in "final" colour. Only 4 more to do.
by tomcat
Fri May 10, 2024 6:00 am
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

Attention has moved to alternator bracket now. Am upgrading the alternator so need to ensure all 3 pulleys are on same centre-line. 20240508_104228.jpg 20240509_192946.jpg Looking to relocate right hand support to the left allowing for some tolerance. Slotted holes offer this for mounting bracket po...
by tomcat
Wed May 08, 2024 12:02 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

Servo / master cylinder and heater valve removed more easily than I expected.
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Inlet manifold removed and on it's way back to Rockwatt Engineering for modification.
by tomcat
Tue May 07, 2024 7:45 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: 1991 Santana Samurai
Replies: 134
Views: 29715

Re: 1991 Santana Samurai

Does the carb clear with the vacuum takeoff spacer removed? You need to remove that spacer anyway as the vacuum takeoff is on the wrong side of the butterfly with that fitted. As per Nigel heads write up, linked in the SU carb thread the dizzy vacuum takeoff needs to be on the air filter side of th...