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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 10:53 pm 
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Just got time to fit the ones i got from the previous buy.
Excellent fit i must say, only snag was the center "cable clip" thingy that i had to drill the hole out a bit to work with the M8 original bolt on the Ti. Other than that, great piece of kit.
And i forgot the camera... so no snaps. Need to bleed them again anyway so some pics will prolly come up. Changed the calipers in the process so might be the new pads not ran in yet.. scary bad brakes atm ;)

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Picked mine up from the sorting office today. They look great, thanks Jon.
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 7:56 pm 
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Fitted mine a few weeks back and I have to say they were worth the wait.

Just for the fact they fit so much better than the OE ones make them worth it.

Top stuff :thumbup: Thanks Jon

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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 5:33 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:47 pm 
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I assume no one has fitted their 800 kits yet? Because the block connector for the N/S rear is wrong - the connections are in the wrong place.

I've got a photo, which I'll upload tomorrow. Hopefully we can get a replacement sorted.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:29 pm 
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:| I think it could be interesting at this late date, did nobody check them at all?

What's wrong with them, is it anything that could be adapted or remedied or is the block totally wrong? Are the pipes OK, would it just be a case of swapping the block? Any info would be good Ant, give me the full details and I'll fire them off an email.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:11 pm 
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I had another look today after giving it some thought last night. The pipe connections are effectively in right position, but the mounting bolt hole is incorrect:

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The bracket the block attaches to is bolted to the chassis, and it looks like there's enough room to remove the bracket and drill another hole through it to suit the block.

I should be able to give this a go next weekend. So hopefully the existing blocks will be usable, but HEL ought to be aware because if they sell kits in the future they won't be plug and play.

BTW Jon, what spanner size are the bleed nipples and hardpipe nuts? They seem to be a touch smaller than an 11mm. I'm going to buy some pipe spanners and want to get the right size :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:32 pm 
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FFffuuuuuuuuuuuuu :facepalm:

Considering they had the flipping originals to go by as well. :x

Thanks for the info Ant, I'll email them across the picture and let them know, it almost looks like the block is reversed. Out of interest does that screw thread in the face of it do anything?

Brake spanner is 7/16, a touch smaller than 11mm. Worth getting a proper brake spanner tbh as they tend to be wider than a standard spanner and spread the load a bit better.

Sorry for mess, I best contact anybody else on the list for 800 hoses and let them know.

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Thanks. I'm going to get some of those almost-ring spanners that slip over the pipe and then go on the nut.

The threaded hole (M6 IIRC) takes the securing bolt which passes through a plain hole in the bracket from underneath. The plain hole in the new block is unneccessary.

The original blocks have a locating peg which locates into a hole in the bracket (it also sticks out the top of the block (as you can see in the photo) for some reason). There isn't a peg on the new blocks, but this isn't a big deal IMO.

I don't know if these new blocks were custom made or are from something else, which might explain the differences.

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Ahh right, I see how it works now, cheers.

I think the blocks are from something else tbh, as they were waiting for a batch to come in when I spoke to them about it, and they mentioned then it was the same as something else - or maybe not as we now know.

btw, just thinking about the spanner there, actually it should be metric - mine is 10mm and 11mm IIRC, but I've often found a 7/16 spanner is a closer fit when they have rusted a bit - unless the fittings on the 800 are actually imperial, but I can't see they would be. Either way the proper spanner gives a lot more confidence as it grasps a lot more of the nut. I've double up on spanners as well before if one has started to round.

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If any more get made or become available for the 800 I would be interested, they look well put together, thanks

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Think it would be as well to hold fire for the time being Jim, until this fitting issue has been resolved. :(

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Is there going to be another group buy of the hoses anytime soon? I need a set for my bubble 214...

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im interested for next time also =D


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I need a set too.

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I'm interested in a kit and some nipples


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