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K3 Part 2 
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As I couldn’t get the pin out of the clutch release arm I cut the arm off leaving just the boss of the old arm on the shaft. I’ve made a new release arm and just tacked this on for the moment and the slave cylinder is just hanging off it whilst I fabricate the cylinder mounting bracket. That’s tomorrow’s job :wink:

Will this pic be the right way up this time :roll:


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The hydraulic clutch mod works. Pedal is still a bit heavy but it’s smooth all the way down.


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Whist I was on a roll I thought it would be a good idea to fit a bigger radiator so I picked up an MGF rad with a single fan. I didn’t expect it to be such a bitch to fit but after a day of cutting and welding brackets I ended up cutting a section out of each spotlight pod so the rad would sit forward enough to get the fan and the top hose to clear the spare wheel/luggage bin. The top hose is the issue as it sticks out a right angles to the rad whereas the Metro rad come out of the side of the header tank. Anyway it’s in now and today I’m going to try and get the cooling system piped up. I might just leave the back of the spotlights open as I reckon the rad could do with the extra fresh air.


Sun Jun 26, 2022 8:18 am
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Sun Jun 26, 2022 11:04 am
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Thanks Paul.

I’ve read through your build several times and it’s been quite useful :) I ended up cutting quite a bit from the spotlight pods but didn’t need to cut the battery/pare wheel bin. I did move the fan over about 40mm to the centre of the rad though. I’m still thinking about buying a couple of slim fans as that would allow me to move the rad a bit nearer to the battery bin. I’m back at work so it’s down to a couple of hours in the evening but hopefully I’ll get the cooling system plumbed in for weekend. I’ll take some pics tomorrow.


Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:21 pm
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