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    I’ve drilled and fitted mine pretty much in...

    I’ve drilled and fitted mine pretty much in line with the photo you listed on the AK website. I have a brasscraft screen and wind wings.

    if you want it for looks, I would fit them, if you want...
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    Vacuum advance connected to full manifold vacuum...

    Vacuum advance connected to full manifold vacuum rather than ported? This will advance the timing on cranking.

    sounds like a timing issue so I would concentrate your efforts there.
  3. Thanks gents always good to get personal...

    Thanks gents

    always good to get personal recommendations. Probably like most here, not after a dodgy mot, or a cheap one where the garage makes their money from failure repairs, just a fair and...
  4. Good to know, thanks, 30 miles from home but only...

    Good to know, thanks, 30 miles from home but only 2 from work so possible
  5. Anyone use a cobra friendly MOT station in Basingstoke area?

    As per the title, does anyone use a mot station that know their way around cobras, in the Basingstoke area.

    my usual has changed hands and I’m not sure they are as sympathetic to cobras.
    ...
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    Having a pressure regulator helped me to adjust...

    Having a pressure regulator helped me to adjust the pressure to about 5.5 psi which the carb coped with. It was a little too high without one , people following the car reported smelling the fuel...
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    Sounds like you were sucking in air from around...

    Sounds like you were sucking in air from around the bleed nipple. If the clutch feels like it used to be, it sounds like it’s done. I’ve always relied on the 2 person method rather than run a vac...
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    Sounds like progress, just have to drive it with...

    Sounds like progress, just have to drive it with a lead boot :)

    you need to now identify which circuit of the carb needs adjustment.

    one trick is to separate the primary and secondary circuits...
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    Hi Lee if it runs the best it has then it’s...

    Hi Lee

    if it runs the best it has then it’s not too far off.

    at 32 all in, it would be interesting to know what the idle advance is but clearly not at 1400 as the advance will already be...
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    Have you spoken to Absolute Horsepower? they...

    Have you spoken to Absolute Horsepower?

    they aquired SR a while back and might have some guidance.

    FWIW, I have 225 x 4 on my Ram and find it a bit harsh. It’s running a Cleveland, which is...
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    Hi Simon do you have the diameter and spline...

    Hi Simon

    do you have the diameter and spline count for the boss please.
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    The all in advance is mechanical only so make...

    The all in advance is mechanical only so make sure the vacuum is disconnected (and plugged at the carb).

    45 is too much if it’s only mechanical, I’ve never heard of anyone running that much. ...
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    My static timing is 14-16 deg, 36 mechanical all...

    My static timing is 14-16 deg, 36 mechanical all in by about 3000, can’t remember exactly. I’m running an msd which has 22 deg of advance set in by the bushes ive used. Don’t know what the...
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    Close down the secondaries to get you idle speed...

    Close down the secondaries to get you idle speed whilst keeping the primary transfer slot square. If you’re at 100/1100 it won’t take much to get it down. From memory the secondary throttle stop...
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    The square transfer slot is on the primary only,...

    The square transfer slot is on the primary only, right?

    I’ve set the primary to square, and use the secondary to set the idle.

    I’ve changed out the secondary stop screw for a Allen grub...
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    You would also need 2 diodes when using one...

    You would also need 2 diodes when using one switch to stop one thermo switch activating both relays.

    Trying to attach a .png file but it wont





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    Each thermo switch would power a relay to switch...

    Each thermo switch would power a relay to switch the high current feed to each fan.

    2 independent ccts

    the dash switch just feeds an ignition live 12 v to both relays effectively by-passing...
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    I haven’t got a cooler. Think Automotive...

    I haven’t got a cooler.

    Think Automotive sell adhesive temp strips that indicate max temperature of what ever they’ve been stuck to. They’re only a couple of quid.

    if you worried about...
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    Hope it goes well. real steel also advertise...

    Hope it goes well.

    real steel also advertise the machining, current website price is £159/pr for exhaust seats but that’s at 2019 prices
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    once complete would be good to get feedback on...

    once complete would be good to get feedback on who did it and the costs, I’ll need to get it done at some stage before petrol becomes obsolete.
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    If the heads have to come off, I would be tempted...

    If the heads have to come off, I would be tempted to get them converted to hardened valve seats.

    induction hardened seats are only so thick, if the seats need to be recut, could easily remove the...
  22. I don’t have a dax but when I was building mine...

    I don’t have a dax but when I was building mine the kit manufacturer thought I was building with a rover and supplied 350 lb springs by mistake so I would think that 350 is the magic number.
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    The OP lives in Surrey which should ensure that...

    The OP lives in Surrey which should ensure that Esso Supreme is actually E0, and Tesco super apparently. Check out the Esso website for their statement. Of course it carries a premium price, as you...
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    I had to make my own from a drop base. Cut off...

    I had to make my own from a drop base. Cut off the flange and welded it the inch or so needed to clear the distributor and still fit in the bonnet scoop. Not too difficult if you have a welder.
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    I would look for max timing first, with no...

    I would look for max timing first, with no vacuum. The idle is then set using the bushes.

    I have a 351 Cleveland with a msd billet set to 36 all in at about 3000( I think), the bushing were set...
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