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  1. Thread: Radiator woes.

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    I’m probably not the one to ask, I run a big...

    I’m probably not the one to ask, I run a big block and hence a full race radiator. It’s Afco. Harrison Racing supplied
  2. Thread: Radiator woes.

    by ChrisP
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    They sometimes start to weep where the cores go...

    They sometimes start to weep where the cores go into the tanks. I have found this worse on the ones with the resin.
    If it’s weeping at the ends I suspect it will be cheaper and better to get a...
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    Let me get this right, your 'handle' is...

    Let me get this right, your 'handle' is Firestarter and you had leaky petrol pipes!!!!!!

    Seriously though, you are spot on, those substandard/ethanol intolerant pipes are a massive risk.
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    Have dropped the central section, the dash and...

    Have dropped the central section, the dash and the front on today. I had to alter the chassis to get the front on. It was too wide where the Tornado headlight moulding is, just by about 15mm each...
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    Exactly, now I know where I am I can fit things...

    Exactly, now I know where I am I can fit things properly. I have been hanging back worried that if I fitted things it might mean rework when the body arrived. I am amazed the dash fits so well....
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    looks great Gary, glad you are enjoying the...

    looks great Gary, glad you are enjoying the fruits of your hard labour. What a day too. I have been out as well and wasn't far from you, just along the A40 at Burford.

    We will have to meet up...
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    And the front - went for the twin vents although...

    And the front - went for the twin vents although a single is available

    Sorry - here is the front

    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=39465&stc=1
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    Got the body! Here we go!!!! Just had a quick...

    Got the body! Here we go!!!! Just had a quick look and the fit looks good. I know where I am now, I can hopefully crack on (although the cobra is calling today with the sunshine out)

    Dashboard...
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    Now ain’t that true! That will get me at least...

    Now ain’t that true! That will get me at least 500 miles on a steady day and a lot less on those lovely roads up to you on a quiet Sunday morning!!
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    Just got my log book back from DVLA with my...

    Just got my log book back from DVLA with my Historic classification. Yipeeeee! Took about 3 weeks. According to my son (who does loads of them as he looks after a private classic collection) the lady...
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    You should be able to work your way through it if...

    You should be able to work your way through it if you know what you want to do. Summit has all the fittings...
  12. That’s probably best, otherwise these things...

    That’s probably best, otherwise these things play on your mind!!! Been there and done that!
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    Good tip on the throttle cable - I had not...

    Good tip on the throttle cable - I had not thought of that. I could drop the engine lower, I have clearance on the sump but I am at the lowest I can go without the driveshafts fouling the chassis I...
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    I doubt that! It will be interesting to see how...

    I doubt that! It will be interesting to see how it runs. I’m a fair way off that at the moment. Will get there though!
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    Thanks for that. Yes, I have a take off on the...

    Thanks for that. Yes, I have a take off on the rad for just that purpose. Another long run! Should go down the side pod.
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    Good price for anyone looking. Not surprised it...

    Good price for anyone looking. Not surprised it went quickly
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    I think you are right! I have drilled and tapped...

    I think you are right! I have drilled and tapped the Performer manifold at the rear for two bleeds to a header tank. A guy who built a car last year tipped me off as his was boiling too due to air...
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    I could have but you and I are opposites. I would...

    I could have but you and I are opposites. I would much rather have a dizzy! Anyway, metal bashing is easy for me, Dad was a blacksmith so I learnt that very early! He was also a rodder. Funny really,...
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    Thought I should clarify, just in case anyone is...

    Thought I should clarify, just in case anyone is wondering why I am messing about cutting little clearance 'scoops' in the chassis instead of just moving the engine back! It's all in the interest of...
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    Continued .... Lots of rod and UJ's! All...

    Continued ....

    Lots of rod and UJ's! All pinned and bolted.............but as I say, it works and I don't think looks too bad. I was going to buy some new fancy UJ's but hey, why waste time and...
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    OK, so here is the little bit of progress I have...

    OK, so here is the little bit of progress I have made!

    Put the new dizzy in (I also primed the oil pump and got plenty of oil around the motor). I had to do a nifty bit of chassis adjustment to...
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    Spetchley Park Meets Re-Launch

    Unlock those cobras, the Wheels on Wednesday event at Spetchley Park is restarting on 19th May. Tickets only, you can get them here

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    Call by anytime. I no longer work for a living so...

    Call by anytime. I no longer work for a living so when not helping the kids (enough is enough!!) I am usually about, probably in the workshop!
    I was thinking about having a cobra meet here if I...
  24. I would say they will be fine. However, if it’s...

    I would say they will be fine. However, if it’s going to play on your mind, they will come out easier than you think and it won’t take long to replace them.
    If you have the clutch on, leave it.
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    Sorry, have been doing bits and pieces but for...

    Sorry, have been doing bits and pieces but for some mad reason I agreed to help my son with a house renovation!! Those with kids will know how the word ‘help’ ends up meaning doing all the work!...
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