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Corsa C EPAS speed controller

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Corsa C EPAS WiringHave you ever wondered what the correct inputs to the Vauxhall Corsa EPAS column should be? The column requires 12v, an rpm signal and a speed signal. But what frequencies? I’ve been trying to get my Vauxhall Corsa C EPAS…

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Custom Ford Sierra Upright – steering arm – Part 2

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This Haynes Roadster has parts from many makes and models of cars: Ford Sierra 4×4 Cosworth, Scorpio, Jaguar X type, Austin Ambassador, Citroen BX, Mercedes SLK etc.

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Custom Ford Sierra Upright – steering arm

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Getting the dimensions correct for this custom Ford Sierra Upright hasn’t been easy. The reason for making a new upright was the steering arm on the standard upright being wrong for my particular application. Therefore getting the next stage right is very important.

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Custom Ford Sierra Upright Part 2

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I’ve been boxing in one of my custom Ford Sierra Front Uprights. They are made from solid EN3B steel along with 3,8,12mm steel plate.

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Custom Ford Sierra Front Uprights

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I had to enrol the skills of the ‘brother in law’ to TIG weld the new Ford Sierra based front uprights.

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Custom Sierra 4×4 Uprights Part 2

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This is not a DIY Sierra brake upgrade, more of a complete re-think. A set of W220 Mercedes callipers came up for less than £25 (inc. delivery).

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Custom Sierra 4×4 Uprights

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Ackermann angle geometry is a tricky subject and often over simplified.

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Ackermann Angle and Sierra Uprights

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If you swapped uprights from one side of the car to the other the Ackermann Angle would be very wrong.

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Steering shaft and new UJ

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The Citroen BX rack has meant several changes to the steering, propshaft and exhaust manifolds

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Haynes Roadster Steering Rack Part 2

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Haynes Roadster / Locost 4×4 clearance problems left me to move the steering. I used one from a 1991 Citroen Zx.

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