This guide has three parts:
A: The range of speedos used in 7s (by Tony Whitley and John Vine)
B: Fixing electronic speedo problems (by John Vine)
C: Calibrating the electronic speedo (by John Vine)
This a DIY version of the Quaife Type 9 top cover that I first saw on Guy Lowe's gearbox. It makes it much easier to check and top up the gearbox oil level.
A little while ago I redrafted the Caterham K Series EU3 Wiring Diagram. Recently I have been involved with helping a number of people with EU2 engine wiring issues and have discovered several problems with the published K Series EU2 Wiring Diagram, some of which were common to the work I did on the EU3 loom.
K Series EU3 Engine Loom Wiring Diagram - Updated/Corrected
Having recently built a spare K-Series engine I had need to make an engine wiring loom from scratch. Working from the published Caterham K Series EU3 Wiring Diagram I found several problems:
When a car's engine idles smoothly at 800rpm, what speed is the crankshaft doing?
It's not 800rpm, except perhaps for a millisecond or two. The rev counter only reads 800rpm because it only registers an average value.
Bushes are an interesting subject.
In the first place all bushes must introduce compliance into the suspension and this is likely to introduce certain non-linearities which could cause problems or could be used to remove design w
The answer to most electrical problems is to start by checking the earths in the car. The battery is usually connected to the engine by an earthing strap and the engine is separately connected to the car chassis by a further strap.
Many years ago, when it became apparent that the supply of new Ital axles would dry up, Caterham Cars were looking for alternatives. The development of the de Dion rear end was undertaken by Clive Roberts and Reg Price.
Which way round do I fit my Avon ACB10s ?
In short the Avon Racing authorised version states: