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  1. Thread: Clean & Shiny

    by cobracol
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    I use Peek or Autosol for all the stainless and...

    I use Peek or Autosol for all the stainless and aluminum (Not on Chrome!)
    And Greased lightning or similar waterless wax product for everything else
    including glass
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    Hope to be there, but need to get my finger out...

    Hope to be there, but need to get my finger out and get booked
  3. Thread: Hood for AK

    by cobracol
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    Tried fitting one from them one time, i returned...

    Tried fitting one from them one time, i returned it as i could not get it anywhere near fitting (though to be fair, i had not fitted one before!), ended up buying an AK one, seamed to fit much...
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    I used a heat blanket from here...

    I used a heat blanket from here https://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/performance/heat-shielding-protection/mocal-heat-resisting-cloth-2 cut to circumference of servo and 1 1/2 times the width then formed...
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    Ive found 50 profile tyres (0n 17s) are a great...

    Ive found 50 profile tyres (0n 17s) are a great solution to my clearance problems, another 12mm to be exact, never had a problem with any speed hump or yomp in the road since!, also fills the front...
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    Ah well not to worry, we will have yank display...

    Ah well not to worry, we will have yank display instead!
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    Anyone going to Cleveleys this year?

    Hi All, Russell tells me he has not heard anything from the northern cobra club this year for Cleveleys Classic Car show 10th June, i cant hold on to our usual spot much longer, and there plenty of...
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    5mm Spacers under the engine and gearbox mounts...

    5mm Spacers under the engine and gearbox mounts worked fine for me, added bonus is that it gives you more ground clearence too, bonnet clearence is easy to sort, i carefully cut the 5mm off the...
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    Dont think there is a standard mesurement, but i...

    Dont think there is a standard mesurement, but i made mine level with the windscreen top, spirit level from top of screen, then measured from this to the bottom of the hoop fixing point, however if...
  10. Top Job Martin!, Im inspired!

    Top Job Martin!, Im inspired!
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    Personally i would stick with the 302 (rebuilt),...

    Personally i would stick with the 302 (rebuilt), and you can easyly buy a cheep suitable direct bolt on gearbox, bearing in mind you could get a fair wedge for the Chevy Bellhousing adapter & Getrag...
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    Cutting out and moving the front arches is far...

    Cutting out and moving the front arches is far preferable and easier than modifying the front axle, even assuming no previous bodymod experiance, at the worst even if you get it wrong, it can be...
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    I used Formula Power for my custom...

    I used Formula Power for my custom length/colour/diameter plugleads great quality and service, https://www.formulapower.com/
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    My 383 Chevy has the Eddy rpm air gap, and a...

    My 383 Chevy has the Eddy rpm air gap, and a deleted choke Eddy Carb, i also raised my engine by 1/4" (to gain a little ground clearance which of course didnt help bonnet clearance issues!) I managed...
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    Bad move!, sorry dont know about the vent, but...

    Bad move!, sorry dont know about the vent, but thats what the fill plug is for, oil comes out of it when its full
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    Not a pro by any means appart from the odd loft...

    Not a pro by any means appart from the odd loft conversion, but as others have said i would not cut out/modiy the existing roof trusses, however you could easyly have a steel truss/girder...
  17. Thread: AK pedal box

    by cobracol
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    IIRC I used a ring spanner on the bolt turn till...

    IIRC I used a ring spanner on the bolt turn till it hits something, then piece of masking tape over the spanner & bulkhead to stop it dropping off, simple, easy, and effective, though not very...
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    I have similar lurching issues at low speed in...

    I have similar lurching issues at low speed in top gear, i really must rolling road it sometime, Trouble is no body wants to work on carbs these days, though i hear many stories of a mystical wizzard...
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    Ive have used Carnuba Gold from Autosmart in the...

    Ive have used Carnuba Gold from Autosmart in the past, gave great results, and reasonable price...
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    Just had google warning too, "Website might be...

    Just had google warning too, "Website might be Hacked!" in red letters
  21. Thread: Build or buy?

    by cobracol
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    Thanks Very much Gary, yes much better!, miss all...

    Thanks Very much Gary, yes much better!, miss all you guys, hope we can have a get together soon!
  22. Thread: Build or buy?

    by cobracol
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    IMHO, money wont buy satisfaction, pleasure,...

    IMHO, money wont buy satisfaction, pleasure, experiance (and of course trepidation) of building you're own car!, plus of course the friends you make along the way, though usually initial cost may be...
  23. Thread: Exhaust help

    by cobracol
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    Need enough so you can get your fingers and a...

    Need enough so you can get your fingers and a cleaning cloth behind ;) in my case about 3/4" or 18mm for the remoaners amongst you! ;)
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    Gave up on the low mean look ages ago as it was...

    Gave up on the low mean look ages ago as it was costing me too much in replacement parts, though the plus side i can crush a polo mint with my sphincter Lol, i raised my engine and gearbox with 1/4"...
  25. Thread: Brake flexie

    by cobracol
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    Simply rotate/twist the pipe slightly (at the...

    Simply rotate/twist the pipe slightly (at the chassis side) and re-tighten, then the pipe acts similar to a spring, rather than an inchworm (that will flop over), has worked for me for the past 12yrs...
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