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  1. Thread: New binky!

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    The most frustrating thing is that the escargot...

    The most frustrating thing is that the escargot hasn’t had a new vid in over a year!!
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    I changed my internals from 2inches to 3 inches a...

    I changed my internals from 2inches to 3 inches a year or so ago. Easy to do even for a non-mechanically minded person as me.

    Bolts were 10mm self tapping from memory. Think they’re there to...
  3. Thread: New binky!

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    Thanks for this! Not heard of it before so...

    Thanks for this! Not heard of it before so googled. Have binged watched the series and thought it was great! If anyone else who is reading this hasn’t watched it then here is a link…. ...
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    Seeing as I drive my cob all year then this might...

    Seeing as I drive my cob all year then this might be a good idea so that AFR is better suited to all of our wonderful British temperatures!! I guess that if/when I upgrade cams/head/manifold the EFI...
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    @ChrisP that was the exact one I was looking at....

    @ChrisP that was the exact one I was looking at. I guess as fairly standard I’m currently looking at 250-300hp as a guess so an increase to high 300s would be a good step up!

    @Darnpistonbroke I...
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    I guess I’m looking at getting good ‘bang for...

    I guess I’m looking at getting good ‘bang for my buck’. If there is a mod that’ll give me 30hp for £500 or 100hp for £1000 then I’d go for the 100hp increase. Don’t see much point in...
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    This might be a silly question, but for a few...

    This might be a silly question, but for a few hundred £, I could probably install a NOS system that’d give me a safe (I think!) 75-100hp. Is this a ridiculous/stupid idea? It seems much more cost...
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    Perfect Chris, thanks! Is it possible to do a new...

    Perfect Chris, thanks! Is it possible to do a new cam and heads without taking the engine out?
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    That sounds expensive! Guess it’s an engine out...

    That sounds expensive! Guess it’s an engine out job too? Basically an engine rebuild or have I got the wrong idea?
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    Chevy 350 Performance

    Evening all!
    I’m thinking about tweaking my engine a bit. It’s a fairly standard 350 with a slightly warm cam and an imitation holey carb. I wondered what was the best improvement to start with....
  11. Thread: My boss says....

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    guess its this one (kinda looks similar!)...

    guess its this one (kinda looks similar!) https://www.scuderiacarparts.com/part/823695/astonmartin/4g433011504/handbrake-lever-assembly-rhd.html
  12. Thread: My boss says....

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    Thanks all for your advice, Think it sounds like...

    Thanks all for your advice, Think it sounds like a job for the garage. I'll have look this evening when the kids are in bed but I'd rather not mess it up and make it worse! Hopefully I have an access...
  13. Thread: My boss says....

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    I’m guessing I have to be underneath the car...

    I’m guessing I have to be underneath the car for that?!? #WishIWasMoreMechanicLessUselessFool
  14. Thread: My boss says....

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    My boss says....

    ... that she doesn’t like the handbrake. For 2 reasons:

    1- the handle itself isn’t smooth. She wants a new rounded handbrake handle so it’s comfortable to use.
    2- it doesn’t work in any...
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    I use duck tape to get through my MOT, but think...

    I use duck tape to get through my MOT, but think I’m going to go down the p clip route with a 6 digit plate and use ties over the top once a year or as required!
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    Congrats! Also need this. I’m 5 and 2 years...

    Congrats!

    Also need this. I’m 5 and 2 years into my builds and my 5 year old LOVES being my navigator!
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    Any progress on this? V interesting project!...

    Any progress on this? V interesting project! Nothing will be able to get rid of a V8, but maybe for a second cobra!
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    Front number plates

    I’m looking for a way to secure a number plate to the front where it is as unobtrusive as possible. Maybe even removable (only for whilst driving on private land obv ;-) ). I have nudge bars and...
  19. Thread: Manifold bolts

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    Doh! That was an easy search...thanks!

    Doh! That was an easy search...thanks!
  20. Thread: Manifold bolts

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    Manifold bolts

    My engine appears to be missing 2 bolts that hold the exhaust header onto the block.

    Garage struggling to source some for some reason. Any suggestions where I should be looking?

    It’s a...
  21. Thread: Do you do THIS?

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    I guess it’s actually a bit of both. That is a...

    I guess it’s actually a bit of both. That is a great idea with the Sporting Bears, I’ll definitely be signing up for that!

    More thought needed I think for the hire option. Think I need to find...
  22. Thread: Do you do THIS?

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    Interesting to see the responses, thanks to all...

    Interesting to see the responses, thanks to all those who took the time to reply!
    On a separate note it’s be interesting to know which owners out there feel they can ‘drive’ and what (if any)...
  23. Thread: Do you do THIS?

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    Do you do THIS?

    I was wondering how many of you (if any) hire out your Cobras for self drive or events or similar?
    If not, have you considered it to offset the costs or to earn a little on the side and have you...
  24. Thread: Free MOT

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    I took them upon on this and i have a pass with...

    I took them upon on this and i have a pass with no advisories! This is despite missing a brake light, handbrake not working and not having any rubber copy on the pedals! Also they had my tyres as 60%...
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    Hello from an interloper.

    We've just moved to the area (between Stroud and Cirencester) and wanting to get a bit more involved with fellow cobra owners. Obv when lockdown etc are over, are there regular meet-ups or gatherings...
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