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    Well done for pulling this together Simon. Be...

    Well done for pulling this together Simon.

    Be sure to post photos once they are done!!

    Paul
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    I was won over by the description of the...

    I was won over by the description of the autobox...

    "You can cruise about in drive or hold it in first and nudge through the gears like a sequencial gearbox for rapid getaways!"

    Well that's it...
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    Sorry, not being a smart ass. After several years...

    Sorry, not being a smart ass. After several years here being corrected on the 'right' way to spell things it has become habit. I even caught myself saying toe-may-toe instead of tomato a month or so...
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    Yes, I got it through a company that sells them...

    Yes, I got it through a company that sells them for any year. They are period correct and can be issued for any town you like. I chose Thames Ditton for obvious reasons. They include proper vehicle...
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    Ready for her first showing...

    So after several weekends trying to work through a list of minor things the GD is just about ready to be unveiled.

    I am bringing it to the local British Car Show (www.wheelsacrossthepond.com)...
  6. Thread: Front hubs

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    Thanks for that link Vidge. I keep forgetting to...

    Thanks for that link Vidge. I keep forgetting to find a supplier for new Jaguar split cones for the steering column and they have them! :-)

    Paul
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    Two comments: First, the original poster must...

    Two comments:

    First, the original poster must have a VERY cool mum next door for her to pop over and a) recognise it as an AC Cobra and b) to have watched them race!?!!! My mum would have called...
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    Nothing at all but unfortunately we now live in a...

    Nothing at all but unfortunately we now live in a different world.
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    Yes, mine don't have the sidelight. Didn't...

    Yes, mine don't have the sidelight. Didn't realize they were a UK requirement.

    Thanks Clive, I will check those bulbs out.

    Paul
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    Thanks Steve. I have the MK III with the Jag...

    Thanks Steve. I have the MK III with the Jag column. I will talk to Andy to see what options I have.

    I really don't like the column itself and after seeing some other Cobras at Sebring this past...
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    I recall hearing news stories that Google street...

    I recall hearing news stories that Google street view had caught guys walking into strip clubs, climbing up the outside of buildings, naked women stranding in windows and other images that they maybe...
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    OK, I think I see what you mean. I checked out...

    OK, I think I see what you mean. I checked out the SVC name you used above and suspect you mean this page?

    Stafford Vehicle Components - Headlights

    If so, then yes they are the proper Lucas...
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    Tony, they are simply the Lucas PL 700. I am not...

    Tony, they are simply the Lucas PL 700. I am not aware that there are two versions of it. If it helps here is a link to another set at the same price.
    ...
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    OK, a little later than expected as the stone...

    OK, a little later than expected as the stone guards were a BITCH to fit. Decided the bexst way to do it was to throw supplied brackets in the trash and make up my own fitting arrangement. Seems that...
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    Switch GD steering wheel

    Has anyone with a GD switched to a wooden steering wheel. I don't care for the RAID wheel and the way the steering column protrudes through the dash. I think I will change out the steering column and...
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    That's exactly what i did. Hired a trailer in...

    That's exactly what i did. Hired a trailer in Ireland drove over to pick it up from GD.

    Would HIGHLY recommend it.

    Paul
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    Replacement headlights - Lucas PL700

    I had to switch from RHD headlights to LHD before I started blinding motorists here. I opted for the PL700 from Lucas and BOY am I happy!!

    They honestly change the look of the car. Managed to grab...
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    Wilf is spot on. Don't get stung by express...

    Wilf is spot on. Don't get stung by express charges. Go for standard mail rates. If they don't offer that as an option shop elsewhere.

    Paul
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    I wont embarrass myself with the exact score but...

    I wont embarrass myself with the exact score but lets just say it accused me of picking answers at random! :-(

    My sole excuse is that I haven't seen most of the cars mentioned in 10-20 years....
  20. Thread: Sun Visors

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    Believe me if anyone in here needs them I do. I...

    Believe me if anyone in here needs them I do. I have mine swung above the windshield where they just deflect wind. I use good old sunglasses for the sun!

    I will likely be removing them next...
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    OK, I will at least contribute a querstion... ...

    OK, I will at least contribute a querstion...

    GD Mk IV - "Carbon Road Series body"

    What carbon series body do you mean??

    None the wiser (big shock there!)
    Paul
  22. Thread: axle whine

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    Had a huge amount of clunking, whirring and other...

    Had a huge amount of clunking, whirring and other assorted noises from the rear UNTIL Saturday when I replaced the axle oil and added the LSD additive. The car is now 90% quieter. Happily I (and the...
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    Just having my first coffee of the morning. I can...

    Just having my first coffee of the morning. I can scan/post the instructions once I can see straight if needed. For now though:

    Green - Ignition power source
    Black - Connect to ground and speed...
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    Thanks for all the input guys, much appreciated....

    Thanks for all the input guys, much appreciated.

    I tried to get a similar product here and am pretty much being told that I need a silicon rubber adhesive. I will try to track one down tomorrow or...
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    A little off topic but I found a supplier for...

    A little off topic but I found a supplier for repro tax discs and have a 1965 disc en route complete with the correct registration number to match the plate I have being made up on the old...
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