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Old 3rd July 2012, 21:10   #501
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Ah but,i have the boot spoiler Bob,so i can position it dead centreI could probably launch a small child
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Old 3rd July 2012, 21:17   #502
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Ah but,i have the boot spoiler Bob,so i can position it dead centreI could probably launch a small child
Spoiler means 4inches less of an arc in boot travel for the cup, additional wind resistance and weight against the springs. Reckon I've got you licked Mine could launch a big child perhaps even a small adult HOLDING a small child
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Old 3rd July 2012, 21:30   #503
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You do realise I based the boot mod on this design, don't you?

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Old 3rd July 2012, 21:30   #504
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Well mine still don't work so if anyone at the metrocenter meet who hasn't got a boot spoiler wants mine give me a shout and I'll swap you
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Old 3rd July 2012, 21:34   #505
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Well mine still don't work so if anyone at the metrocenter meet who hasn't got a boot spoiler wants mine give me a shout and I'll swap you
Can you pm me a photo of yours Steve, and I'll see if I can spot anything wrong
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Old 3rd July 2012, 22:33   #506
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Photos on post 227 steve I made the washers myself from aluminium I made them using some spare hinges so I could make sure everything cleared the bottom washers have a taper to prevent them fouling the clip and the top ones are secured with a 3mm grub screw so they can be moved for getting the ideal tension I'm sorry to say but the springs are not strong enough to open my boot
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Old 3rd July 2012, 22:57   #507
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Please add me to the list , option 2. Thank`s.
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Old 4th July 2012, 06:28   #508
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Photos on post 227 steve I made the washers myself from aluminium I made them using some spare hinges so I could make sure everything cleared the bottom washers have a taper to prevent them fouling the clip and the top ones are secured with a 3mm grub screw so they can be moved for getting the ideal tension I'm sorry to say but the springs are not strong enough to open my boot
You must have a very heavy boot then, all the other posts are saying that they are very pleased with the springs & that they work great, I have had mine fitted for about 5 weeks now and never failed to open
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You must have a very heavy boot then, all the other posts are saying that they are very pleased with the springs & that they work great, I have had mine fitted for about 5 weeks now and never failed to open
Or partially seized hinges!

Have you lubed the pivot points, as it's very strange that your's appears to be the only boot they won't open!
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Old 4th July 2012, 07:08   #510
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To be fair, he didn't buy a kit from me. He only wanted to purchase the springs and make the other bits himself
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