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    Registration procedure

    So my Cobra kit has just passed its IVA test, very pleased with the result. The next process will be the registration and i feel as though i will need some help in this departement. I have the V5C...
  2. Thread: Wheel spinners

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    What’s with the three years ?

    What’s with the three years ?
  3. Thread: Wheel spinners

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    Wheel spinners

    .Having just passed my IVA test i now want to fit my wheel spinners, i just need to confirm that they are ok fitted for the MOT
    Registration is now the next hurdle.
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    Yeah I think that is the best solution, just...

    Yeah
    I think that is the best solution, just keep it simple and keep on the right side of the IVA inspector.
    Thanks
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    Front number plate position

    Looking at photos of the front end of various cobras i notice on some the number plate is positioned on the bonnet, some on the front nudge bar and some fixed to the splitter bar. With my IVA test...
  6. Thread: Splitter wing

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    Splitter wing

    Just about to fit my single splitter wing , the consensus of opinion is (a) fit it about mid point to the vertical aperture, (b) raise the top rear edge to produce a downdraft (c) During the IVA...
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    In the end I sorted it by using Adobe Acrobat...

    In the end I sorted it by using Adobe Acrobat which kept the file size to a minimum.
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    Iva form filling

    Has anybody else had problems filling in the IVA 1C form. The problem is once downloaded onto my computer in its original format ie PDF (file size 1.638kb) that once i start to fill in the form ie...
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    Yes I could try that providing i don,t drill...

    Yes
    I could try that providing i don,t drill the lock barrel,depends on the space available.
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    Fuel tank filler

    I noticed on my new build today that when i unlocked the tank filler central plug and removed it there was a sudden rush of air, i believe the tank was under vacuum which would indicate that as the...
  11. Thread: Maximum power

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    Good idea, I’ll talk to Jon at AK to see what...

    Good idea, I’ll talk to Jon at AK to see what he recommendeds
  12. Thread: Maximum power

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    Thanks Incey If I assume nobody really wants to...

    Thanks Incey
    If I assume nobody really wants to take it to the red line of 5000 rpm then a figure around 4800 seems realistic, I don’t want to go to low otherwise it gives the impression that the...
  13. Thread: Maximum power

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    Maximum power

    My IVA form is asking for the engine maximum power and the engine speed at which it is obtained. Well i know my engine is basically 350 BHP more or less a standard small block.
    But at what engine...
  14. Thread: Throttle cable

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    Might try some ptfe spray down the inside of the...

    Might try some ptfe spray down the inside of the cable as opposed to oil lubrication
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    Bad Do you mean the original inner cable or the...

    Bad
    Do you mean the original inner cable or the whole cable ie inner and outer.
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    Yes Also tried a stronger spring setup and had a...

    Yes
    Also tried a stronger spring setup and had a similar problem at the pedal end. Will look at the ptfe lined brake hose solution suggested by baz
  17. Thread: Throttle cable

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    Throttle cable

    With an American imported engine i have the carb throttle linkage on the nearside, generally this would be correctly placed for a more or less straight run to the accelerator pedal also on the...
  18. Thread: Push or Pull

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    Thanks for the replies gentlemen. All comments...

    Thanks for the replies gentlemen.
    All comments make sense, so now i need to change the rotation of the fan motor and flip the blades so the blade curve trails in the direction of rotation as...
  19. Thread: Push or Pull

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    Push or Pull

    I fitted my electric fan with thermostatic controller on the inside of the radiator and when running pulls air from the engine bay and in theory pushes through the radiator, fine if the car is...
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    Thanks Chaps I will get a package of photos etc...

    Thanks Chaps
    I will get a package of photos etc sorted for the big day.
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    IVA Documentation

    Soon i intend to book my IVA test and wondered if there is any need to take any documentation, in reality there is non with a non registered vehicle and the question arises how does the inspector...
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    Thanks guys I will try both suggestions and see...

    Thanks guys
    I will try both suggestions and see if it works otherwise i may adjust the clutch free play a little.
    Regards
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    Notchy reverse gear

    Just test driving my cobra and i have trouble getting it into reverse, no problem with the other gears. Its a Tremec TK0500 box and was fitted new. I did adjust the clutch slave cylinder rod so that...
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    Front indicator ground height

    I have just checked my front indicator lens ground height and they are lower than the 350 mm for the IVA test. I have wound up the Gaz struts
    and improved the height, however i would need to keep...
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    That’s clarified a few things, I can assume...

    That’s clarified a few things, I can assume that the engine was built and set up running on lead free fuel , all I need to do is add some lead substitute to avoid valve seat recession.
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