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  1. Thread: Bleeding clutch

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    I will trump that with Super dot 4. In the long...

    I will trump that with Super dot 4.
    In the long time I had my cob I've never been tempted with the silicon stuff,
    perhaps we are missing something.
    The other thing is I only do road use, if it...
  2. Thread: Wiring

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    You can always use a fusible link in series with...

    You can always use a fusible link in series with the battery positive so as
    to keep hold of your best fuses .
    Chris.
  3. Thread: Wiring

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    That's what I have done with my old SR wiring...

    That's what I have done with my old SR wiring diagrams when adding
    things like electric fans to cool the radiator .
    It helps me a lot if a fault occurres, especially now, as have admitted that I ...
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    Like tyres for the electric cars or will they be...

    Like tyres for the electric cars or will they be made
    from straw or leather .
    Definitely not the latter as we are going vegan !
    Chris.
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    As mentioned above using thick grease or bread....

    As mentioned above using thick grease or bread.
    You could try using a diesel/oil mix and let it soak in before trying to
    remove it.
    Be carefull if you have any rubber seals nearby when using...
  6. Thread: Bleeding clutch

    by Chris1
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    I have used the Gunson on my hydraulic clutch set...

    I have used the Gunson on my hydraulic clutch set up with success,
    your right about it filling to the brim though.
    You should be ok with extra care and don't go to high with the pressure
    what ever...
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    Most of this about how green it is to "go...

    Most of this about how green it is to "go electric" is very fashionable at present and fashion goes hand in hand with
    business.
    Any issues with problems such as fires with batteries etc, etc that...
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    Your on the right tracks as the small vw is...

    Your on the right tracks as the small vw is similar weight to your GD ,
    good luck with what decision you come to .
    Chris.
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    I didn't realise you were so pushed for space on...

    I didn't realise you were so pushed for space on a GD, thought they would have been similar
    to Dax and the SR's .
    The SR's used as mentioned previously, a Fiesta type or one from the MGB's back in...
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    Will get back to you tomorrow with dimensions and...

    Will get back to you tomorrow with dimensions and a part no of the unit if required.
    The brake/servo is vacuum operated from the inlet manifold and the pedal drives the
    hydraulic master cylinder...
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    For my SR V8 I have the old xj6 four pot system...

    For my SR V8 I have the old xj6 four pot system with inboard rears and standard Jag pads.
    The servo/master cyl (booster) that I have for the last twenty years is a Ford Fiesta van one.
    I only have...
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    It would not surprise me that Ferrari made...

    It would not surprise me that Ferrari made threats to Southern Roadcraft !
    I saw one of there old replicas up for sale a few years ago,
    I think it needed a fair bit of work on it and the 12 cyl...
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    Unfortunately windscreen insurance won't cover...

    Unfortunately windscreen insurance won't
    cover that unless of course it's been hit by stone or something
    and is deemed unrepairable .
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    BTW, my Cob does not have a heated screen.

    BTW,
    my Cob does not have a heated screen.
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    Steve, your correct about the Patent Design, I...

    Steve,
    your correct about the Patent Design, I think it is ten years,
    fraud motor company had this on one thing that was really good.
    If you cast your mind back to the Quick Clear Windsceen, no...
  16. Thread: Ignition switch

    by Chris1
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    Some Spitfires use to have what they called a "ha...

    Some Spitfires use to have what they called a "ha ha" button
    that could be used if someone was firing bullets at the aircraft.
    The engineers were not keen on its use and said the engine
    would...
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    I wouldn't mind looking into something like one...

    I wouldn't mind looking into
    something like one of the old GLS Hunters that were about
    at that sort of time.
    They weren't bad and came with a Holbay engine with twin forties
    as standard...
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    The late 90's Ford Transits used a vac pump that...

    The late 90's Ford Transits used a vac pump that was
    incorprated on the back end of the 70 amp alternator.
    That was used for the diesel models .
    I used one of these alternators on my RV8 but...
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    The side note you quoted is what some of us used...

    The side note you quoted is what some of us used to call the "turbo effect".
    It was great wasn't it, free horses !
    Chris.
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    The chassis no for my SR is on the front x member...

    The chassis no for my SR is on the front x member
    that consists of three letters and four numbers.
    The reg number was used from the the old donor Jag .
    All of that information is on a separate...
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    When I did my SR the doors and the shuts were ...

    When I did my SR the doors and the shuts were
    not that fantastic but I did manage to get them
    somewhere near and was able to get them to open
    and latch shut.The door gaps were also reasonable....
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    Have to say this, I've not yet read the article...

    Have to say this, I've not yet read the article about the incident
    but would say that a friend of mine and my dad is on the square
    and back in eighties after leaving a ladies evening he was...
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    You could utilise a smoke alarm to shut off the...

    You could utilise a smoke alarm to shut off the fuel via a relay,
    although it could be shutting you down due to normal under
    bonnet fumes .
    It could be tweaked to be less sensitive, this is just...
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    I should get on and change the oil in my old xj6...

    I should get on and change the oil in my old xj6 open diff.
    No horrible noises at present, these things sometimes get
    overlooked although only 10k miles on oil .
    It's a bit different for L S D...
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    Nothing wrong with that idea, it would be a...

    Nothing wrong with that idea,
    it would be a straight forward simple job to do .
    As I mentioned before, my RV 8 engine is dependent on
    oil pressure to run but if someone wacks into you that will...
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