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    Really depends on the tech who is working on the...

    Really depends on the tech who is working on the car and what they want to charge you for hours. The O-ring is pretty easy to get to, since the lines can be removed from the AC compressor from below...
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    Congrats on your new purchase! 1. Exhaust...

    Congrats on your new purchase!

    1. Exhaust gaskets aren't an engine out ordeal, but your knuckles will hate you.
    2. Downside, the AC in a Noble is just above terrible for anyone in a properly hot...
  3. If this is the actual caliper, then I'll pass....

    If this is the actual caliper, then I'll pass. Not having a pad bridge that's removable gives me pause. I don't want to have to remove the caliper from the spindle just to do a brake pad change,...
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    These windshields are shipped ON a wooden crate,...

    These windshields are shipped ON a wooden crate, with thick cardboard surrounding it, with additional cardboard pieces to keep the windshield suspended from the outer skin. The packaging looks like...
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    Just received my windshield from Willy, is as...

    Just received my windshield from Willy, is as expected, a big pane of glass :D

    But, that's not the important thing here --

    I had ordered the glass a few weeks ago and Willy was quick to get...
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    Engine #2 update. Currently having an engine...

    Engine #2 update.

    Currently having an engine being built, total cost right now is $9000.
    This includes:
    - CP pistons (10:1)
    - Manley turbo tuff rods
    - darton MID sleeves
    - bore, hone,...
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    You could try to jump the AC clutch, forcing it...

    You could try to jump the AC clutch, forcing it to turn on, to see if it's actually working. If you hear the AC clutch engage when you jump it, least you know the compressor itself is working. ...
  8. Mine is starting to fray, so I should look into...

    Mine is starting to fray, so I should look into buying one.

    But, having disassembled the car a few times, it looks pretty straight forward. I don't believe the cable is attached anywhere in the...
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    Sticky: I installed a replacement master cylinder and...

    I installed a replacement master cylinder and booster yesterday from a 88-91 CRX. This is NOT a direct swap, as it required trimming and such.
    I will continue to see if there's a common master...
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    Latest dyno on E85. ...

    Latest dyno on E85.

    http://thekam.com/images/cars/noble/tech/20170511E85Dyno.png

    Nice gains and the car officially has more power than the Ford V6 it started life with, as well as more torque....
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    I actually just cancelled my reg. I didn't make...

    I actually just cancelled my reg. I didn't make the track day last month to test my gearbox. Don't want to do it while hundreds of miles from home.

    September sounds better :D
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    You have more visual referencing underneath and...

    You have more visual referencing underneath and more space if you remove the undertray.

    Downside, either option requires removing a ton of screws.


    Yep, was to help bring more air into the...
  13. Thread: Clutch Problems

    by Driven
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    http://www.turbohoses.com/m12lowerremoveablebar.jp...

    http://www.turbohoses.com/m12lowerremoveablebar.jpt.jpg
    If referencing this, no. This is the crossbeam for removing the oil pan and exhaust.



    The bar for "easier" removal of the gearbox, would...
  14. Thread: Clutch Problems

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    Sorry about the issues... To do a clutch, if...

    Sorry about the issues...


    To do a clutch, if you have the removable chassis brace for the gearbox, you can just remove the gearbox.
    If you don't, you need to yank the entire drivetrain.

    To...
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    Sticky: I've hunted around and can't seem to find a...

    I've hunted around and can't seem to find a master cylinder replacement.

    I'm going to start looking into an OEM replacement -- something that won't shutter it's doors or stop production (ie. AP...
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    Sticky: Brake Components, Part Numbers, Sources, etc.

    Figured the FAQ we use is on PH, and it's a bit dated and lacking real info, time to add relevant info. This isn't so much about what is best, but where and how to get replacement parts.
    As I...
  17. Thread: No Power

    by Driven
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    Check electrical connections... sometimes the...

    Check electrical connections... sometimes the heat will cause them to expand just enough to create enough resistance for the connector to not function properly.
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    I highly discourage anyone from ever ordering...

    I highly discourage anyone from ever ordering from them. Their sales department may honestly be managed by monkeys.

    I ordered my caliper seals from here:
    https://www.tmsmotorsport.co.uk/
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    Nope. The gearing changes between the different...

    Nope. The gearing changes between the different sized wheels, along with the different drivetrain is all a mixed bag of nuts.

    The gearset I went with is:
    1st - 2.417 (@8000rpm, 58mph with...
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    Hah, well, no engine bay shots, but here are the...

    Hah, well, no engine bay shots, but here are the gearbox build shots:

    http://thekam.com/images/cars/noble/tech/gearbox/quaifeInternals.jpg...
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    After months of waiting, finally got my gearbox....

    After months of waiting, finally got my gearbox. Took about three months, but once it shipped, took three days to arrive from the UK!
    Installed the drivetrain over the weekend and test drove it...
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    Just got the shipping notification... my...

    Just got the shipping notification... my sequential gearbox arrives this Wednesday. That should be enough time to get it sorted and ready for May at Miller -- so looks like I'm in!
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    oooh, I like this a lot! Got links for the other...

    oooh, I like this a lot!
    Got links for the other parts that you did this with?
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    I thought all Nobles were two piece rotors. If...

    I thought all Nobles were two piece rotors.

    If yours is different, then I'm not sure where to order. The rotors Willy sold me were just the ring (sans hat), and it was $225/rotor.

    The rotors...
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    I contacted South West and they told me this:

    I contacted South West and they told me this:
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