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  1. Thread: Should i alter it?

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    Good idea Lee, just about to go away for 9 days,...

    Good idea Lee, just about to go away for 9 days, but i will try that when i get back from Dorset .

    Thanks .
  2. Thread: Should i alter it?

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    I hope not ,because i was thinking of getting...

    I hope not ,because i was thinking of getting one like the one in the link, which looks to be on the same level as the hose.

    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-371101?rrec=true
  3. Thread: Should i alter it?

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    The highest point in the whole run, is currently...

    The highest point in the whole run, is currently the bend in the metal part of the hose, (see photo) which is 50mm above the top of the housing and 40mm above the top of the tank, putting the top of...
  4. Thread: Should i alter it?

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    No, just been in the garage and using a spirit...

    No, just been in the garage and using a spirit level and ruler, the highest point in the whole run ,is the bend in the metal part of the hose ,which is 50mm above the top of the housing.
  5. Thread: Should i alter it?

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    Should i alter it?

    I am going to replace the corroded thermostat housing on my SBC, with a Billet Aluminium “Swivel” type housing and noticed that they come in a choice of various outlet angles. So while looking at...
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    Thanks for the links Gary. I may have to go...

    Thanks for the links Gary.

    I may have to go for something like the one in your 1st link ,if i cannot get the OEM version from Stateside Autos.

    The chrome housing in your 2nd link is exactly...
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    I did find that "Swivel "one, but the outlet is...

    I did find that "Swivel "one, but the outlet is higher up ,so it will not line up with the hose.

    Richard at Stateside Autos reckons you cannot get a non swivel "Billet" version identical to mine,...
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    Billet aluminium thermostat housing

    As some of you know, my SBC chrome plated thermostat housing developed a hole and started peeing out water on the way to the Pistons and Props show. So I have been looking for a Billet Aluminium...
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    I will order two packs and let you have one next...

    I will order two packs and let you have one next time we meet, maybe at Stoneleigh :)
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    I think Dek mentioned he got a billet aluminium...

    I think Dek mentioned he got a billet aluminium housing, which i now know is machined out of a solid piece of aluminium, having just googled it :).

    So this seems the way to go , as it should not...
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    Yes, we did manage to get home with no further...

    Yes, we did manage to get home with no further leaks or steam coming out the bonnet scoop, as the Epoxy putty which Lee gave me did a brilliant job of sealing the hole in the thermostat, so many...
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    I could never get my Satnav to stay stuck to the...

    I could never get my Satnav to stay stuck to the windscreen or the dash, so I got myself some left over 5mm thick black plastic sheet from a student project and made myself a holder, with a shield to...
  13. Thread: Ethanol in fuel

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    Having read this thread i decided to pop down to ...

    Having read this thread i decided to pop down to my nearest ESSO garage , thinking it would have this ESSO Supreme and nope , none of the pumps had any. So i need to do a search to see which...
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    I didn't think of that Dave :rolleyes:, ...

    I didn't think of that Dave :rolleyes:,



    Yep ;)



    I can see your point ,as i don't get any brake dust on the rears ,as my Cob has inboard discs on the rear .
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    I finally got round to buying some Belgom...

    I finally got round to buying some Belgom Chromes, which is an even finer polish than the Belgom Alu, and to see if it made any difference to the Autosol , a few months ago I polished the rear...
  16. Thread: Shed clear out

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    Just make sure you will have enough clearance in...

    Just make sure you will have enough clearance in between the top of the wing nut, which is 15mm high, and the bonnet .
  17. Thread: Shed clear out

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    Ok Aaron ,its yours, i will bring it to the show...

    Ok Aaron ,its yours, i will bring it to the show on Saturday.

    For clearance purposes, i just use a 1/4" S/S domed Allen key bolt.

    I will ring you once i get there.
  18. Thread: Shed clear out

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    Shed clear out

    1. Pair of handed 4” classic chrome Lucas style wing mirrors in vgc - £16 ono
    2. Spectre black/chrome air filter wing nut ,vgc, will fit Holley/Edelbrock ¼”-20 tpi- £4 ono
    3. Six hardly used...
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    Sorry Paul, I would have come to this but my cob...

    Sorry Paul, I would have come to this but my cob is leaking fuel from the new dip tube sender gasket and oil from the rocker cover gaskets, and on top of that, my family are having to isolate for 10...
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    I decided not to get Hylomar red because i looked...

    I decided not to get Hylomar red because i looked at the spec sheet and it stated not suitable for petrol, but i didn't notice that was for their red Hylotyte 100. However their Hylomar red "M"...
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    Yes the sender is at the top of the tank, and...

    Yes the sender is at the top of the tank, and originally had just a gasket which sealed the original float type sender ok.

    However i now have a VDO dip tube sender ( which has made a fantastic...
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    Thanks guys. I am reluctant to use Hylomar...

    Thanks guys.

    I am reluctant to use Hylomar Blue, as a few people on other forums and this cobra forum have said that the Hylomar Blue dissolves ,especially if it is in contact with petrol for...
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    leaking rocker cover gaskets

    The rocker cover "cork" gaskets on my SBC are constantly weeping a small amount of oil. Should I use some kind of sealant on the gaskets, if so what kind, or even change the cork versions for "Fel -...
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    Petrol resistant gasket sealant

    Can anyone recommend a good petrol resistant gasket sealant or gasket making material for the fuel gauge sender unit in the boot.
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    Fuel filler hose protection.

    Can anyone recommend or tell me where I can get some protective sleeving from, big enough to go over my rubber fuel filler hose, which has an O/D of 55mm that runs inside the wheel arch between the...
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