Whilst trying to track down a fuel pressure issue on my 1.8K Series VVC, I came across some interesting techniques you can use to diagnose the health of a fuel injection pump in situ with an oscilloscope.
If you are struggling to work out the best tyre pressures for your trailer then you could try this link from a thread in Techtalk: http://rsrengineering.co.uk/trailer-tyre-pressure-calculator/
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.
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)
In the begining the world was created and God saw that it was good. Then he invented motorsports and it was OK.
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.
What is the significance of reducing rotating mass versus stationary mass, when lightening your Se7en?
Newton's Second Law of Motion states: "Acceleration is proportional to force and inversely proportional to mass."
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