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    So I found the cause of my locking up on...

    So I found the cause of my locking up on reversing on full lock . It’s the front wheels digging in to the inner wings when on full lock I’m thinking I need to fit steering rack stops. I recognise...
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    Jacked both rear wheels up and when turning one...

    Jacked both rear wheels up and when turning one the other turns the same direction but if I hold one still I can still turn the other withe little resistance so I’m guessing the power lock is worn...
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    Just wondered how to test my diff I jacked one...

    Just wondered how to test my diff I jacked one wheel up and got no noticeable resistance with the transmission in neural does this mean my lsd is dead and if so shouldn’t be giving me my problem
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    Cheers Kev it’s not been de rated didn’t know...

    Cheers Kev it’s not been de rated didn’t know it needed to be .I’ll have a play with it in the morning weather permitting and report back . Going off topic a little are you going to silverstone...
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    Thanks for the replies I think it needs a bit...

    Thanks for the replies I think it needs a bit more investigation I’m paranoid it could lock up while driving now . I need to simulate the conditions to try to ascertain the cause when the car is up...
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    Downdraft inlet manifold

    Looking for a reasonably priced downdraft intake manifold to fit throttle bodies to a Ford 302 motor , Jenvey Ida maybe thanks Mike
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    Noisy while reversing

    Noticed while reversing a dragging noise and also a few times the drive locks up when reversing into my drive on full lock and the car stalls .if I give it a bit more throttle I get a really loud...
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    soft top hood

    long shot really, i'm looking for a soft top hood preferably to fit an ak dont mind a damaged one as i can use it as a pattern to make a new one ,vinyl or mohair
    cheers
    mike
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    if you have a sensor with 3 wires it is a hall...

    if you have a sensor with 3 wires it is a hall effect switch which requires magnets to trigger it ,if its a two wire sensor its probably a magnetic reluctance switch which will trigger from steel...
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    nige you can take some measurements off mine...

    nige you can take some measurements off mine (which is a t5 btw) when you come down to check out my prep lol , or if you need it quick i can run a tape down the tunnel for you
    best regards mike
  11. Thread: Soft top

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    hi mark pm sent

    hi mark pm sent
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    congratulations well done rob bet your chuffed...

    congratulations well done rob bet your chuffed now, hope to see you tearing up tarmac in swansea soon lol
    all the best mike
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    paul you need to contact peter knight of knight...

    paul you need to contact peter knight of knight racing services he is a ford expert and will authenticate your engine age. youll need to send him some pics of your date codes on your block .he will...
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    hi alan i made some using some dense foam like...

    hi alan i made some using some dense foam like they use for packaging and spray glued some vinyl to it and fixed them to the two rods that the head restraint is held on by .They are only there to...
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    thanks clive it is about one third full when cold...

    thanks clive it is about one third full when cold i'll change the cap to see if it cures it.
    cheers
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    hi jon thanks for your reply it was definately...

    hi jon thanks for your reply it was definately seeping from the bottom hose/waterpump joint and i have a new ali rad it just seems a bit weird to still have pressure in the system the morning after...
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    coolant system holding pressure

    I had a curious problem the other day ,after taking the car out for a run . The next day noticed coolant on the garage floor it had come from the bottom hose so i wiped it and some more came out ,so...
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    if you have adjustable head restraints theres a...

    if you have adjustable head restraints theres a minimum height above the seat cushion (in the iva manual online)I think 700mm above the square block they put on the seat as a reference point. With...
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    this is excellent stuff used this inside on my...

    this is excellent stuff used this inside on my last two cobras and like you say martin they do not get too hot .I dont feel the need for heat sheilds
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    hi bob I used tex mirrors from svc they are...

    hi bob I used tex mirrors from svc they are convex and meet the standard i made a rubber channel around the outside of the glass as there was a sharp edge where the metal was rolled near the glass...
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    I sent the original iva certificate and copies...

    I sent the original iva certificate and copies of receipts and they were returned with my reg number certificate and it took 10 working days .I have a colour photocopier i dont think they would...
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    etb are excellent i think they were only about...

    etb are excellent i think they were only about 500 or so quid for a set ,I phoned them up to ask them if i could use the electronic sensor in my tremec and they told me how many pulses to enter . I...
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    i will now i know what to do lol

    i will now i know what to do lol
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    cheers and thanks ive sorted it now

    cheers and thanks ive sorted it now
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    congrats on passing iva looking very smart ,I...

    congrats on passing iva looking very smart ,I just got my authorisation for number plates after 10 long working days just went for my first decent spin today ,still grinning
    mike
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