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  1. Hi Vapour lock is your issue,got the T shirt. ...

    Hi Vapour lock is your issue,got the T shirt.

    The fuel is boiling in the lines or carb and turning to vapour, so no fuel pressure. When it cools slightly when you stop it turns back to liquid.
    It...
  2. You have to be quick for this one. A fab show. ...

    You have to be quick for this one. A fab show.

    Rog
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    Thats ts how it's supposed to work,if it stayed...

    Thats ts how it's supposed to work,if it stayed up in the air mounted to your right you wouldn't be able to get out.
    Thats why they are commonly used.
    Pull it up and press the button to release...
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    I found the teen brigade were not interested as...

    I found the teen brigade were not interested as they knew the Cob would blow most of their plastic fantastic, bee in a jar exhaust shod prams into oblivion.

    Rog
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    Not too long ago they were telling us diesels are...

    Not too long ago they were telling us diesels are cleaner and we should all buy them. Just they haven't got a clue.

    Rog
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    Bit naughty of the seller not to advise you when...

    Bit naughty of the seller not to advise you when purchased,but then again he wouldn't would he ! I assume it was a private sale.
    Any dealers reading this will be laughing I bet. (Anthony excluded)....
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    They are only interested that it complies when...

    They are only interested that it complies when tested, you can do what you like after, be too extreme and watch out for Mr Plod.

    Rog
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    Don't see how they could be called cheats ! The...

    Don't see how they could be called cheats ! The testers check for compliance of the rules. So if as presented they meet the legislation required ( no matter what they look like ) then how is that...
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    I had to block off all the gaps around my rad...

    I had to block off all the gaps around my rad with sheet Ali, think I was only one on the planet who had an over cooled 383 SBC.

    Rog
  10. You could get nice well sorted RV8 Pilgrim for...

    You could get nice well sorted RV8 Pilgrim for 15K and that is a long way from being well sorted Ali bodied or not. Only worth around the 5K mark IMHO
    Then again, I wouldn't take it on, if it were a...
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    Well what a great way to welcome Gareth to the...

    Well what a great way to welcome Gareth to the forum. I am sure he will want to visit here again. Not.

    PM me if you wish Gareth and I will gladly share what knowledge I have.

    Rog
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    I just don't get this whole private plate thing....

    I just don't get this whole private plate thing. Most of us have AC /427/cobra badges already on the car so why have it again on the Reg plate! much better to have a period year reg IMHO
    Easy to get...
  13. Not to mention the air filter, those are a real...

    Not to mention the air filter, those are a real fire hazard.

    Rog
  14. Contact Paul Jepson, he advertises in the various...

    Contact Paul Jepson, he advertises in the various Kit Kar Mags, he's an expert on registrations, he will tell you to walk away as well.

    Rog
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    Yeh throw away your 17s,erm 2.5 k for new...

    Yeh throw away your 17s,erm 2.5 k for new wheels plus a another 1k for tyres. 3.5k to swop,not many have that surplus cash to splash around. Would look better tho have to admit.

    Rog
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    No prob Tris, just let me know. Working with...

    No prob Tris, just let me know.
    Working with Fibreglass is simple for this little job.

    Rog
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    Hi String I still have the metal back plates I...

    Hi String

    I still have the metal back plates I profiled from the the 542 lights you can use these to make up some fibre glass panels for bonding on to the flat body panels, i made them from layers...
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    Best check the manual I thought all metal pipes...

    Best check the manual I thought all metal pipes should be BS marked. I had a roll of copper pipe on the shelf in 2012 that wasn't so bought a roll that was.

    Rog
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    Merry Christmas from a 57 'Chevy Bel Air' pussy....

    Merry Christmas from a 57 'Chevy Bel Air' pussy. Warm with a roof and dry!

    Remember Pistons & Props Charlie ! Never thought you could run so quick,a brolly is a lot quicker to up than a Cob soft...
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    Sorry should have read the thread a bit closer. ...

    Sorry should have read the thread a bit closer.

    Rog
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    Not sure about the exhaust escutcheon as I never...

    Not sure about the exhaust escutcheon as I never fit them, may be button head again. Never though a good idea to use rivets on fibreglass.

    Rog

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    Not sure about the hinge escuteons as I never fit...

    Not sure about the hinge escuteons as I never fit them, probably countersunk screws as you say or may be bond them but if you ever want the off !

    Rog
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    M5 Hex,button head stainless steel bolts with a...

    M5 Hex,button head stainless steel bolts with a washer behind.
    How many is your choice but 2 at the top and one at the bottom will do.

    Rog
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    So has it been registered and on the road? On the...

    So has it been registered and on the road? On the face of it seems like seems like a steel , I have thought about for 5 mins more minutes now I think not. Would need a lot more info.
    I guess you...
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    Hi Alan Mail sent with photos Rog

    Hi Alan

    Mail sent with photos

    Rog
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