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Shamrockez
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:59 pm

Nope. It's in this pic:


To be fair, it's really hard to see.
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:16 pm

split pin installed wrong?
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:20 pm

nomates wrote:
split pin installed wrong?


brake disc?
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:24 pm

i donk think you can get a brake disc wrong ,unless those performance ones are directional
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:30 pm

nope and nope
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:48 pm

its somthing to do with the brake pad clips right?
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:52 pm

not with the clips
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:57 pm

I think I need a bigger pic or to got o specsavers ...lol

so how have you fitted the pads wrong ,upside down?
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:59 pm

Is the brake pipe too short?

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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:00 pm

nope...



nomates has almost got it - one of the pads (inner) is in upside down... the friction side is pointing towards the caliper and not the disc Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:00 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Is the brake pipe too short?


its how somthing has been fitted ,not wrong parts .
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:01 pm

ah yes the left one ......bugger me I do need glasses ......lol that was hard to see
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:01 pm

how the hell did you do that Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:05 pm

nomates wrote:
ah yes the left one ......bugger me I do need glasses ......lol that was hard to see


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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:10 pm

nomates wrote:
how the hell did you do that Shocked

when you're as talented as me, it's easy! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:17 pm

lol! ....nice one
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:19 pm

my next guess was gona be left dust cover on right bleed nipple, i had no chance of spotting that on my phone thou
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:08 pm

Got some (not very good, but it was getting dark) pics of Robbie outside...





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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:37 pm

Nice one Lucy.

Robbie makes the wheels look teeny weeny now!! lol
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:18 pm

It's amazing how they can make an 18in wheel look small!
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:31 pm

And the huuuuge brakes look small aswell!! Best take them off and give them to me instead? Wink

Looks so good when decked on the floor.
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:54 pm

I daren't take a pic of the rears lol!

He liked being on the floor - I didn't pull the air lines though enough, so the pass side one popped off when I aired out... so he wouldn't go back up again, then the battery died!
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:22 pm

wheels do funnily look small but still looks super tuff!
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:32 pm

whats the biggest size wheel you can get for a newbie?
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PostSubject: Re: Robbie Rocket - New Beetle Cup Car Replica   Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:46 pm

I've seen one on 22s before.

20s go on easily though.
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