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  1. Thread: New Rotors

    by Bill
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    Willy, I am running original brake rotors on...

    Willy,

    I am running original brake rotors on my M400. Rears are in great shape, with minimal wear. Fronts are worn to about 28.5mm. As you pointed out, new front rotors are 30mm wide. Do you know...
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    When engine is warm, my M400 oil pressure gage...

    When engine is warm, my M400 oil pressure gage reads 15-ish at idle (gage isn't very precise at that level as you pointed out), but picks up into the 40-60 psi range at higher rpm. When oil is cold,...
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    I forgot to address the axle nuts. Try a Porsche...

    I forgot to address the axle nuts. Try a Porsche parts dealer -- P/N 999 084 641 01.

    For front axles, you might check Rossion and Turbo Hoses. Am guessing from Willy's reply that he doesn't stock...
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    Nice to see you on the forum again Ed. Sure...

    Nice to see you on the forum again Ed.

    Sure sounds like a short. Don't have an answer, but check the alternator to see if it has a short. That would be my first guess, assuming that referring to...
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    Thank you for your excellent write-up and pics,...

    Thank you for your excellent write-up and pics, Driven. Much appreciated.

    What symptoms caused you to do the rebuild?
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    I second ZeroDown's comment. This Noble has been...

    I second ZeroDown's comment. This Noble has been well cared for.
  7. Thread: Noble Rotors

    by Bill
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    For what it's worth... My rotors are all...

    For what it's worth... My rotors are all original with 16k miles and 8 years on them (after subtracting a year the Noble spent the garage on stands during upgrades and repairs). This includes 8 or...
  8. Thread: Noble Rotors

    by Bill
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    I also will be needing to replace my rotors this...

    I also will be needing to replace my rotors this winter, and will share what I've learned.

    You're right. Standard rotor diameter for Nobles is 13 inches. I believe that AP Racing specs indicate...
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    Thank you, all, for this excellent thread. Very...

    Thank you, all, for this excellent thread. Very helpful, and the pictures are great!

    For several months, I've been chasing an annoying intermittent noise from the RR wheel. It was high-pitched and...
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    Power supply requirements depend on a TIG unit's...

    Power supply requirements depend on a TIG unit's efficiency and rated capacity. Rated capacity, in turn, depends on metal types and thicknesses that you want to weld. For example, the Miller Dynasty...
  11. Thread: Sway bar bushing

    by Bill
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    I noticed during post track inspections a few...

    I noticed during post track inspections a few weeks ago that my bushings are beginning to wear too. Re-lubed them with silicone grease and should last a while longer. The noise I heard from the front...
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    Jeff, I agree with you and cooch8c. TIG is great...

    Jeff, I agree with you and cooch8c. TIG is great fun. Al, SS and steel, it's all good.

    Buying the Noble was my excuse to get a TIG. After owning an oxy/acetylene set for 45 years (mostly steel...
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    Nice work! Regarding the tunnel, mine cooled...

    Nice work!

    Regarding the tunnel, mine cooled down a fair bit after blocking porting air into the front, but tunnel heat is undetectable after subsequent removal of heater hoses that circulate all...
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    Yikes. Was a nasty wreck judging from visible...

    Yikes. Was a nasty wreck judging from visible exterior damage to engine and starter. Hope the driver & passenger are OK.

    Are you adding this to the listed of totalled vehicles, Willy?
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    Thank you Jeff. Good to know. During an...

    Thank you Jeff. Good to know.

    During an all-British cruise-in this morning, a Lotus owner shared his post-Brexit parts purchase experience. As you might expect with the current exchange rate,...
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    Found front rotor info on PistonHeads. AP Racing...

    Found front rotor info on PistonHeads. AP Racing website has them in the racing applications section. Am working with Stillen to determine availability, price and wear tolerance. Will post results. ...
  17. Thread: M400 Sway Bar

    by Bill
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    Mustard: Just happened to have the wheels off...

    Mustard:

    Just happened to have the wheels off when I read your post today. Hope these pics are what you're looking for.

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    Left Top view
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    Sounds like fun Jeff. Mojave in October is ideal...

    Sounds like fun Jeff. Mojave in October is ideal weather too. If it wasn't so far from Portland, I'd swing on down to watch your run.

    You've done a lot with your engine. Are you running with...
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    Sounds like Stillen is the place to go for AP...

    Sounds like Stillen is the place to go for AP Racing Parts. Does anyone have the P/N for front and rear Noble rotors. My original cross-drilled fronts worked well for ~15k miles including several...
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    Hi-Tech Automotive attached a chassis no. tag...

    Hi-Tech Automotive attached a chassis no. tag atop the upper left chassis rail behind the driver's door under the rear clam shell. Additionally, chassis number medallions are glued to most of the...
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    Glad to hear it was an easy fix. Busted hose'll...

    Glad to hear it was an easy fix. Busted hose'll sure put a dent in your boost ;)

    Odd that you didn't hear something, though. Couple years ago, the hose popped off my rear turbo during a...
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    I agree that the C6 sounds great at lower...

    I agree that the C6 sounds great at lower throttle. At full, it sounds pretty much like the inside of my Noble (eardrum overload), or maybe that's just GoPro mic overload. Have to say that you pretty...
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    Sorry to see you leave the Noble community so...

    Sorry to see you leave the Noble community so soon, Scott. You've done some very nice work on yours.

    Hope to see your sl-c soon at C&C.
  24. Thread: My Green Noble

    by Bill
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    No wonder you and your machine were first place...

    No wonder you and your machine were first place at Time Attack. How many Nobles participated in that event, Simon.
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    I wish my Noble's tunnel was as clean as yours'...

    I wish my Noble's tunnel was as clean as yours' Jeff! You can actually see what's going on inside. While installing lines to move the oil cooler up front a few years ago, I noticed the same thing...
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