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HotRodMatt last won the day on November 27 2018

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About HotRodMatt

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  • Birthday 06/05/1981

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  1. HotRodMatt

    Just plain wrong!

    As American as apple pie and idiot presidents.
  2. HotRodMatt

    Just plain wrong!

    No Daytona/Superbird? No problem!
  3. HotRodMatt

    Just plain wrong!

    Hard to think they made it worse then.
  4. HotRodMatt

    Just plain wrong!

    Daimler Dart SP250A Retractable Hardtop, I can see why it didn't make it past the prototype stage.
  5. HotRodMatt

    Rebuilding a Mk2 Instrument Voltage Regulator

    To be honest the car's been off the road for a while and the regulator has been fitted in that time but from what I can tell they act as before, slowly rising with no jumping. I don't know if the Mk2 acted differently, ie jumping up? It's only the fuel and temp gauges that run off it anyway.
  6. HotRodMatt

    Rebuilding a Mk2 Instrument Voltage Regulator

    I've put a solid state one behind my Mk1 gauges, works fine. Connect two wires and fit it to the gauge housing as an earth and it's done. As long as it's the correct voltage for your clocks it should be fine.This is the one I used, completely gets rid of the original knackered one, I think Escort clocks are 5v? There are 10v available too. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F380954988585
  7. HotRodMatt

    Rebuilding a Mk2 Instrument Voltage Regulator

    Have you thought about a solid state regulator? No one will see it behind the dash and there's nothing to go wrong.
  8. HotRodMatt

    Just plain wrong!

    Nothing wrong with these!! Though I'm still not sure about this one, just a bit too nose up for me.
  9. In the guy's defence, that must have taken lots of time, money and skill as it can't be easy to look that ridiculous.
  10. And if you don't have donk wheels too from what I've seen.
  11. That RS9000 was a lovely car.
  12. I was thinking the same thing...
  13. Hahahah, yeah the small displacement and little blower are a disappointment, but I still like it.
  14. Nothing wrong with that Mk1 except for the front camber. That Mk2 rear light treatment is truly awful however. If you're talking Aussie V8 OSFs though, how about this one, aptly called Overkill?
  15. HotRodMatt

    Just plain wrong!

    I like gassers, and using a Merc is odd but fine, but using a four door? Nope. And it is real, no photoshop involved, I'm afraid.