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SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi thanks to Dan I have just fitted a mod to the front wheel to allow me to turn the front wheel into a Disc brake / Caliper Brake system ....as you can see it's looking ok but a long way off completion ... 4-front wheel mod by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 2-IMG_0299 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 1-IMG_0300 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 3-IMG_0304 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr [size=8]Just waiting for a comment from Homer[/size]
posted on: 20/11/2013 14:37:25

rekooh99 posted:

DOH!! from Homer NICE work looks good Chas
posted on: 20/11/2013 15:52:19

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks
posted on: 20/11/2013 15:57:33

kamztrad posted:

Hi Chas, that's looks very promising, I just sent you a PM about my rear disc conversion, Cheers.
posted on: 20/11/2013 16:10:08

Dan posted:

Nice one, it looks great.  Disc brakes on both the front and back coming up
posted on: 20/11/2013 17:44:05

dave posted:

Looking good chas as normal and dan nice cad work well done to both of you
posted on: 20/11/2013 17:47:48

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks a great team
posted on: 20/11/2013 17:53:19

dave posted:

Yip the a-team lol hhhmmm I've a black c5 ?
posted on: 20/11/2013 18:08:16

Dan posted:

[quote=dave;1946]Yip the a-team lol hhhmmm I've a black c5 ?[/quote]

Speaking of the a-team, your Red plastic bits are nearly ready, will get them in the post soon...
posted on: 20/11/2013 18:33:29

dave posted:

Cheers buddy
posted on: 20/11/2013 18:39:11

dave posted:

When's this baby ready for breaking I mean testing
posted on: 23/11/2013 13:25:13

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi not done it yet still making the Back wheel mod.
posted on: 23/11/2013 14:03:03

dave posted:

So you sent me another back one then ? Lol
posted on: 23/11/2013 14:54:56

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave I may have sent you another back one again not Sure The problem is that there are two Dave's on the site and when I get a text not sure who is who Anyway can you give me your address and I will se where it has gone to Bye Chas
posted on: 23/11/2013 15:02:59

dave posted:

Hull mate addy was on box and money in o2 paperwork if you sent it to me I'll post it back
posted on: 23/11/2013 16:08:51

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi I have just found the receipt and it was posted to Hull today it was the brake mod and the gearbox insert
posted on: 23/11/2013 16:38:05

dave posted:

I'll post the brake mod back mate when I get it ?
posted on: 23/11/2013 16:40:52

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there I received the money and the wheel thanks and posted the brake mod and the insert back in the same box and used the address that was on the box the postcode was HU67JT bye Chas
posted on: 23/11/2013 17:00:39

dave posted:

No mate that's me lol I'll send the brake mod back no worries mate
posted on: 23/11/2013 17:06:20

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok thanks bye Chas
posted on: 23/11/2013 17:13:20

dave posted:

You posted the brake mod for testing to me lol having trouble at the moment with the 24 volt touch smells like burning again think I've come up with a cure
posted on: 23/11/2013 17:20:08

dave posted:

the cure is the bin
posted on: 24/11/2013 17:15:51

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Just finished the front wheel disc mod al it needs now is testing .... 1-IMGP3839 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 2-IMGP3840 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 3-IMGP3841 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 4-IMGP3842 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr
posted on: 25/11/2013 19:28:37

dave posted:

me me me me me
posted on: 25/11/2013 19:56:19

dave posted:

And dan dan dan dan lol
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:02:24

dave posted:

Hi mate looking at photos av you bent the forks outwards ?
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:05:52

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok what I can do is make another one then both of you can test them out for me .But I will first have to make a spanner that will reach down to the large nut under the front light ...Will let you know when I have made Them ... Bye Chas
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:10:59

dave posted:

Cheers mate let dan have that 1 I'll wait for the next 1 ? If that's ok should get the rear brake mod tomoz so I'll send it back then
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:14:42

dave posted:

Got an idea chas tell me where to post the rear brake mod saves me posting to yo then you posting again just an idea ?
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:28:15

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi the I have not bent the forks out but at the moment not sure if the covers will fit will get back when I have tried them Bye Chas[biggrin
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:28:20

dave posted:

Why would you want to hide a work of art
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:31:04

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi I need the front mod just to check the one It will be a few days yet Bye Chas
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:34:09

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave I do not have a buyer for the mod yet but like you said you could post it to a buyer for me when I get one if you don't mind or could post both items back when the front brake testing has been completed Bye Chas
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:40:53

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Regarding a work of art have you seen the welding this one was finished very quick but I will spend more time on the next one Bye Chas
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:45:25

dave posted:

Up to you mate just thinking why post it twice that's all keep costs down ?
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:46:28

Dan posted:

Very nice Chas Looking forward to seeing it on the C5.

[QUOTE]But I will first have to make a spanner that will reach down to the large nut under the front light[/QUOTE]

I was wondering how you replace the fork without removing the white body shell, now I know.

PS I posted a box of plastic bits to you today
posted on: 25/11/2013 20:55:59

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan thanks for posting the items .Not sure if the cable will fit ??????? Just checked the front covers and they do fit but are a bit loose but I can sort that out no problem ...Bye Chas 1-IMGP3843 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 2-IMGP3844 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr
posted on: 25/11/2013 21:50:07

dave posted:

Chas could you not put an alloy sleeve round the printed bit to mate it even stronger or will it be fine ?
posted on: 27/11/2013 18:14:41

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave I am sure that it will be strong enough if not I could do something like that Bye Chas
posted on: 27/11/2013 18:38:07

Doc Holliday posted:

genius, looks like i have send you my front wheel, fork and obulus! when i can start again theres a lot to connected, . . . just let me know doc
posted on: 30/11/2013 20:08:37

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Doc regarding the front brake mod I have made two for testing but just need a box spanner to fit the bearing nut the one that has 3 lugs in it but it should be done by Tuesday Then it's all go on the testing \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ Bye Chas
posted on: 30/11/2013 20:27:04

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Doc I will post all your items together when the front brake mods has been done bye Chas
posted on: 01/12/2013 08:02:36

Doc Holliday posted:

Hi there Chas, that would be wonderfull Should I send the Parts next week? Bye Doc
posted on: 01/12/2013 11:41:54

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Doc can you leave for another 2weeks then it will give me time to get it tested Bye Chas
posted on: 01/12/2013 12:01:44

Doc Holliday posted:

okidoki - i´ll wait for a message when all work´s like you wanted it to do, . . . Bye Doc
posted on: 01/12/2013 13:21:21

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

I now have the box spanner made up ...I can now send the front wheel brake mod and box spanner to be tested ...Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d 2-IMG_0328 by charlessnarski, on 1-IMG_0322 by charlessnarski, on Flickr
posted on: 05/12/2013 14:05:56

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Just altered the box spanner (Had a socket welded the the othere end of the box spanner) Now the spanner can used on both the Large nut and the bearing nut .. 1-IMG_0331 by charlessnarski, on Flickr 2-IMG_0330 by charlessnarski, on Flickr
posted on: 06/12/2013 12:41:28

Doc Holliday posted:

well done =d> Doc
posted on: 07/12/2013 05:01:24

Doc Holliday posted:

A+++++
posted on: 07/12/2013 05:03:46

Dan posted:

Excellent work again Chas, looks the business 
posted on: 07/12/2013 11:30:45

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks Dan I have just posted the mod to Dave hope he gets on with it ok as soon as he finished with it I will get it on to you Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 07/12/2013 11:40:53

dave posted:

Chas do you want me to post the tool to dan ?
posted on: 07/12/2013 14:24:57

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi yes please do thanks Chas
posted on: 07/12/2013 14:28:02

dave posted:

Ok matey will do
posted on: 07/12/2013 14:31:17

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks Chas \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 07/12/2013 14:34:25

dave posted:

It came this morning chas pitty it dark now
posted on: 10/12/2013 17:03:06

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok Dave no problem bye CHAS
posted on: 10/12/2013 19:44:45

dave posted:

Fitted the mod today the tool was brill well done chas fitted in less than 10 mins apart from the misapp broken mirror bracket
posted on: 15/12/2013 17:04:48

Dan posted:

[quote=dave;2177]Fitted the mod today the tool was brill well done chas fitted in less than 10 mins apart from the misapp broken mirror bracketCursing [/quote]

Nice one Dave.  Whats happened to the mirror bracket??
posted on: 15/12/2013 17:48:41

dave posted:

it broke lol
posted on: 15/12/2013 17:53:29

dave posted:

Dan tool on its way mate
posted on: 17/12/2013 11:44:26

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan just read Dave's message Do you want me to send the front brake mod now or after Christmas Bye Chas
posted on: 17/12/2013 16:59:22

Dan posted:

[quote=SINCLAIR C5 CHAS;2188]Hi Dan just read Dave's message
Do you want me to send the front brake mod now or after Christmas
Bye Chas BigGrin Confused Laugh [/quote]

Hi Chas,

Yeah if you're ready you can send it, no rush!  I'll have some time next week to do C5 stuff I imagine

Don't worry about sending the plastic bit I've got one printed out already in nice bright yellow plastic
posted on: 17/12/2013 18:20:22

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan ok thanks will post in in the morning bye Chas. \:d/
posted on: 17/12/2013 19:31:51

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan just posted the front wheel mod Bye Chas
posted on: 18/12/2013 14:02:16

Dan posted:

[quote=SINCLAIR C5 CHAS;2193]Hi Dan just posted the front wheel mod
Bye Chas[/quote]

Thanks Chas.  Will you be wanting the old front fork/wheel back?  Its a metal wheel, I might have a plastic one somewhere...
posted on: 19/12/2013 19:56:28

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan I will not be making anymore until the testing has been done and they are running as they should so there is no need to post anything until after Christmas. Bye Chas \:d/
posted on: 19/12/2013 20:05:29

Dan posted:

Hi Chas,

I received the brake mod today and have fitted it and it works very well compared to the old brakes I had on there.

In the end I've put it on a different c5 to the one thats got the back brake mod on as I had it in pieces anyway so didn't need the big metal adapter that Dave sent.  I'll take it for a spin if this rain ever stops
posted on: 21/12/2013 15:38:33

Dan posted:

Hi Dave,

Thanks for posting that metal adapter to me, got it yesterday and thanks for the present too
posted on: 21/12/2013 15:40:35

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi ther Dan it sounds ok hope it stops raining so you can test the front wheel mod for me All the best Chas
posted on: 21/12/2013 16:59:22

dave posted:

Glad you lied them lol I'm waiting for the wiring from chas before I can take mine for a spin and sort out the slight rubbing ? And the sun as been out here lolno sign off rain
posted on: 21/12/2013 17:49:12

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave I have just made another back wheel mod. And it seem to rubbing on one side But it wasen't a bent disc it was the axle that was bent and I have two the same but all I did was loosen the pads a little Also Dave your cable is finished now will post it after Christmas Bye Chas
posted on: 21/12/2013 17:59:33

dave posted:

So it could be the axle on the front wheel ? Anytime with the cable off work till 6 th jan going bk home 27 th 28 th to see the folks
posted on: 21/12/2013 18:07:36

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi I got my wires crossed sorry I was talking about the Back wheel must keep of the lemonade Bye Chas
posted on: 21/12/2013 18:14:22

Dan posted:

Hi Chas,

I've had some time to day to zip up and down the street testing your brake mod.  It works great One question for you, how tight do you normally have the brake cable, I have mine as tight as it can go without it rubbing?

Can I keep it if you let me know the cost? Which bits do you need returning, the old plastic wheel and fork?
posted on: 29/12/2013 12:13:26

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan the brake mod sounds like it works great thanks for testing it .Regarding the cable .I do have it tight as long as the disc is not rubbing .. You can have the mod as long as you send me back the wheel and forks + spanner back I will let you know the price Email sent[center][/center][center][/center] Bye And Thanks Chas
posted on: 29/12/2013 19:41:59

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave have you had time to test the front wheel mod again .If so can you let me know if all is ok Then I will have a go at making one for the Doc Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ Hi Dave I forget to ask you will you need the spanner from Dan if not I will ask Dan if he can send it back to me later on ...bye Chas
posted on: 30/12/2013 17:32:57

Dan posted:

Hi Dave,

Have you got the brake mod on your 24v machine?  Have you managed to fix your xpod out
posted on: 30/12/2013 17:54:20

dave posted:

Waiting for wiring harness from chas dan its on the 24 v x.pod
posted on: 30/12/2013 18:28:32

dave posted:

Don't need the spanner chas its fitted ready for testing
posted on: 30/12/2013 18:31:02

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave you 24 volt cable is finished but you may have to adjust the lengths of the cables as I do not know how long/ or short you need them .. I will post it in the morning ..Just to save me looking for your posting details can you pass it on to me in a PM Bye Chas
posted on: 30/12/2013 19:01:38

dave posted:

Fitted it just a. Need to adjust the pad rub waiting for the wind and rain to go then out of the shed and on stands and finish the touch 24v atlast just need 1 day god or someone close with the room lol
posted on: 07/01/2014 19:49:07

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave have you powered up the C5 yet if so how is it Bye Chas
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:31:24

dave posted:

Not yet mate waiting for the rain and wind to go av to work on it outside no room in shed mate and no way will the boss let it into the house
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:37:46

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok Dave if the Boss says no then that's it you will have to do as you are told all the best Chas \:d/ :-({|= :-({|= ](*,) [-x [-x
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:48:11

dave posted:

Always do chas lol looks like nice weather at weekend for a change
posted on: 08/01/2014 18:13:05