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by Sio
Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Triumph Spitfire 1500 Conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 8079

Hi Sio, A quick google search produced this video . You've probably seen it already but it may be worth contacting the owner via Youtube for some more details. The techies here should be able to provide more info but can't you start with a low top speed and range to get everything in place then upg...
by Sio
Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Triumph Spitfire 1500 Conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 8079

Thank you for replying David, The project is dead in the water at the moment as the banks will not lend me the money for it (well not at a reasonable interest rate anyway). I have even put my Golf GTi on the market but this will only raise half of the estimated £8k for the conversion. I have heard ...
by Sio
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Triumph Spitfire 1500 Conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 8079

Triumph Spitfire 1500 Conversion

Hi all, I live in North West London (in a flat without a garage) I have had a Triumph Spitfire 1500 (registered in 1981) for over 10 years now. http://www.classicandperformancecar.com/front_website/octane_interact/carspecs.php?see=1453 I am a complete novice but have been thinking of converting it t...
by Sio
Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Contact at Borehamwood DVLA Local Office
Replies: 5
Views: 8960

I have been to this office to transfer a private registration on my gas guzzling Golf, obviously this is different to your needs but I must say they were very helpful and very busy.

I suggest a phone call before you go and take a book or your favourite portable games console.

Sio.
by Sio
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Lifepo4 cells catch fire!
Replies: 82
Views: 118756

First the insurance question. My policy doesn't cover faulty components but will cover damage caused by faulty components. So, since the battery and or charger was the likely cause of the fire they wouldn't be covered. Next most expensive component was the motor, around £650 (ex vat, and since t...

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