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    Friday 16th October Halesowen

    Blue with white stripes on the A456 turning right on the Roundabout heading into Halesowen at 11.45.

    Looked absolutely lovely, and the grey bobble hat added a degree of sartorial elegance rarely...
  2. First thing I'd do is make sure the car is set at...

    First thing I'd do is make sure the car is set at the correct height as per AK instructions. IIRC the height is measured to the bottom edge of each end the side chassis rail and is 19cms at the front...
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    Ward Engineering seems to be the "go to" place...

    Ward Engineering seems to be the "go to" place for reconditioned Jaguar stuff.

    Cheers,

    Tony
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    Graham, If you have the AK power steering...

    Graham,

    If you have the AK power steering rack ( BMW part) and use the BMW collapsible tube between the steering rack and the AK suppied sliding joint (which I think we shortened a tad and the...
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    Best by far is Vice Grip garage. " Well I'll be...

    Best by far is Vice Grip garage. " Well I'll be dipped".....Then theres Hoovies Garage and Watch JR Go. Barnfind Hunter ( he found his real Shelby Cobra in , guess what a barn, and finds hundreds of...
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    Ahem. Locktite 5922 Flange sealant is your...

    Ahem.

    Locktite 5922 Flange sealant is your friend in circumstances like this.

    If you have the old gaskets a thin film of said black sealant either side will rejuvinate them like Viagra and...
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    Another one to the fold.......:)

    Another one to the fold.......:)
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    Glad to be of assistance. It may be...

    Glad to be of assistance.

    It may be interesting for those with yank iron under the bonnet to take a look at the Rock Auto Chevy and Ford V8 rebuild packages. They are so cheap its crazy.


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    Have you tried Rock Auto. They seem to be...

    Have you tried Rock Auto.

    They seem to be quite reasonable and sometimes their clearance lines are brilliant value.

    Cheers,

    Tony
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    Bloody hell Kev. I took one look at all those...

    Bloody hell Kev.

    I took one look at all those wires and the BMW engine and got flashbacks to my first BMW powered AK. Absolute frigging nightmare.

    I now need to go and find my safe...
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    I'd go for plugs first and/ or sticking injector...

    I'd go for plugs first and/ or sticking injector second.

    The correct way to check this is by carrying out a flow check on the injectors. Turboshed on You Tube...
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    I've tried repeatedly to find the cam belt...

    I've tried repeatedly to find the cam belt tensioners/ guide bearings at more reasonable prices but it appears that the sizes are unique to Toyota and so its a sellers market. Might be worth doing a...
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    Have you replaced the water pump and both cam...

    Have you replaced the water pump and both cam belt idlers ( driver's side tensioner and drinker's side non-tensioner ) as if you haven't I would do all at same time and theres probably a kit with...
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    FAO Fellow Lexus Botherers

    A fellow Lexus officianado , based in Swindon, has just carried out a swap into a Supra but has hit problems.

    The car runs but it is not healthy at all.

    To me it sounds and looks like ECU...
  15. Thread: Shenstone

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    Shenstone

    Blue with white stripes between Shenstone and Lower Stonnal dodging the showers with the hood up. :D:D
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    Given that the Cobra would weigh no more than...

    Given that the Cobra would weigh no more than 1400kg at absolute most, and that the general consensus is that a trailer should weigh no more than 85% of the towing vehicle, it would appear that the...
  17. Lexus Botherers : Oil Filter location possible solution.

    The Lexus / Toyota 1UZFE can be a bit of a tight fit in various chasiss around the oil filter location and quite a few people have either used a remote filter or have adapted the chassis to suit.
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  18. Thread: Cobra 4x4

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    Perfect donor would be a Lexus Aristo. If you can...

    Perfect donor would be a Lexus Aristo. If you can find one.

    Lexus 4 litre V8 with a 4 wheel drive system. Would need front diff relocating however. Or just get a Skyline 4 wheel drive system and...
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    It was a BMW 540 IIRC as I sold you the pump at a...

    It was a BMW 540 IIRC as I sold you the pump at a meet , probably Stoneleigh, as the pump had been a spare that I carried about in the boot " just in case" the one in the tank went iffy on me.
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    Back in the day, when everything around here was...

    Back in the day, when everything around here was still fields, I think I was one of the first to use swirl pots in the tank to keep expensive external pumps from burning up when fuel surges caused a...
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    As the UR engine is a significant development of the 1UZ albeit with some changes re chains replacing cam belts, direct injection, revamp of ignition system etc I would be looking around for a Lexus...
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    Lexus Info Goldmine

    Just when you think you know a bit about Lexus engines and wiring............

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSn1cYejcjOh1eUIRUusqiA


    An idiosyncratic presenting style does little to hide an...
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    Learnt the hard way , by burning out two Bosch...

    Learnt the hard way , by burning out two Bosch 44's, that in a fuel injected car you need a swirl pot. I put one in the tank with a single in-tank pump with one filter between the pump and the...
  24. All this " end of the ice" stuff is predicated on...

    All this " end of the ice" stuff is predicated on the continued support of the general public.

    The general public are already wary of pontificating experts repeating doom laden forecasts of a...
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    This popped up in my you tube feed. ...

    This popped up in my you tube feed.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ynl2dJSpEYo



    Bit staged but great to watch.

    Cheers
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