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    thinking of selling

    Hi Chaps


    Thinking of selling my 2008 GD mk 4, LS2 plus cam, 485 bhp, 1015 kgs, factory built, a well-known car. Big brakes, quick rack, absolute rocket machine, factory gel coat black un-marked...
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    https://accumate.co.uk/cg040001.htm Very good...

    https://accumate.co.uk/cg040001.htm Very good maintainer/chargers. Have used them for years.
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    Whilst not new, it has had little use which I...

    Whilst not new, it has had little use which I will endeavour to improve on :-)
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    Went out for a run, +2 today nr Winchester....

    Went out for a run, +2 today nr Winchester. Traction was shall we say somewhat limited, any gear, but was good fun. Keeping warm was borderline, anyone else find flying jackets rather restrictive ?...
  5. Thread: Digits cold

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    Thermals, thick socks, decent high neck jumper...

    Thermals, thick socks, decent high neck jumper and a flying jacket help keep the body warm, albeit the jacket is a bit restrictive. I have several tight fitting beanies, one thermal one that is Very...
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    The councils stance was, Not on display, pay...

    The councils stance was, Not on display, pay fine. Maybe they "sponsor" someone to remove tickets ;-)
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    A fair point, my record of being a model of...

    A fair point, my record of being a model of diplomacy has waned over the years, having dealt with these types of authorities in the past being VERY polite and never getting anywhere, my faith in...
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    Thanks for all the constructive replies, today I...

    Thanks for all the constructive replies, today I have paid the PCN. I spoke to a council rep who suggested I file a complaint, BUT, they will still want their money, here is what I sent, the...
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    parking ticket

    On 6th August this year we parked in East Beach car Park in Selsey. We were in the Cobra [ GD 427 ] with no roof on as it twas a nice sunny day.
    We bought a ticket which asked for your reg no to be...
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    :-) IMO, with normal road tyres any more than 450...

    :-) IMO, with normal road tyres any more than 450 torques and 500 bhp is just not usable in a 1000kg Cobra ;-)
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    Fitted the quick rack today 2.5 turns lock to...

    Fitted the quick rack today 2.5 turns lock to lock, brilliant, transforms the car and not so much arm twirling ;-) Only slightly heavier at parking speeds and on the road there is more feel and less...
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    No power steering, parking etc might make me...

    No power steering, parking etc might make me grunt a bit, I surmise once moving it should be ok, I'll report once I have fitted the quick rack.
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    I believe so, not had 100% confirmation though....

    I believe so, not had 100% confirmation though. Quick rack on its way, reduced from 3.3 turns to 2.5, should make for less arm activity ;-) Andy did the Cam upgrade, all I know is that it still pulls...
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    Co-indecently Andy just came back to me this...

    Co-indecently Andy just came back to me this morning, all sorted. cheers
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    GD euro steering rack

    Am I right in thinking the steering rack from a GD 427 Euro is derived from a Mk 2 Escort ? Its time to have a quicker rack so if it is at least I know what parts to get, thanks.
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    Ha, yes very good, but boy is the plate and...

    Ha, yes very good, but boy is the plate and location ugly, spoils the car IMO.
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    Oh dear this all sounds like a bit of a mucking...

    Oh dear this all sounds like a bit of a mucking fuddle!
    Reading between the lines, IMO as Simon no longer has the money to buy the Cobra and Adrian has £250 of Simon’s money. Whatever the...
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    Just me, cant remember which hat, but not a BB...

    Just me, cant remember which hat, but not a BB one, they tend to blow off !
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    Top job, well done. Is there still a weight limit...

    Top job, well done. Is there still a weight limit for the rear passenger ?
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    Might of been me, was it black ? I was going...

    Might of been me, was it black ? I was going south from the Northington turning
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    Nice pic, Car and location. Hopefully I will...

    Nice pic, Car and location. Hopefully I will persuade my wife a European trip in the GD will be more fun than any 5 star prison camp next year.
    Went for a Hoon earlier, such fun. My other...
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    Interesting topic. My factory built 2008 GD...

    Interesting topic.
    My factory built 2008 GD mk 4 with cammed ls2 engine has one fitted from new with a thermostat. The Car has run on mobil 1 all its life, the cooler keeps the oil from going...
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    Ouch,,,, yes, get well soon.

    Ouch,,,, yes, get well soon.
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    We arrived just before midday ish and had a good...

    We arrived just before midday ish and had a good look at the entry to the small field where the classics were and decided to park in the main car park! Did not fancy damaging my underslung exhausts...
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    May well be up for this, need to consult the...

    May well be up for this, need to consult the Führer ;-) What time ish ?
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