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    Drivers side (on right hand drive) does up clock...

    Drivers side (on right hand drive) does up clock wise looking at the wheel passenger side does up anti clock wise looking at the wheel, or direction of travel tightens (usually)! Just made a similar...
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    Follow up number 2. In a word, done! So after...

    Follow up number 2.

    In a word, done! So after thinking about it again I did the obvious and took everything off and started again.

    It turns out that the 1UZFE is built to some pretty exacting...
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    Not the easiest of things to photograph but;...

    Not the easiest of things to photograph but; 38788 I can either move the cam pulley back a bit of forward a bit, but as it is at the moment, the pulley is where it's supposed to be unfortunately the...
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    A follow up, which basically means another...

    A follow up, which basically means another "problem".

    Cam belt kit ordered a while back and all arrived safe and sound, lots of boxes with "Blue Print" on them. Everything stripped off the front,...
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    Sent via DHL for the US part of the journey but...

    Sent via DHL for the US part of the journey but the bit I don't get, because they're worse than Hermes, Heathrow to mine (via Reading) was done by Yodel. Go figure!

    Graham.
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    I have a rather large blue box with NGK across...

    I have a rather large blue box with NGK across the front sitting on the sofa. Not bad at all, 4 days California to High Wycombe, no extra charges. Thank you to Rockauto and Tony for letting me know...
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    Just received an email to say that item has been...

    Just received an email to say that item has been shipped, only one package, and customs pre paid. Delivery by the 10th July. Will wait and see!
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    Result! Thank you Tony, one set of nice shiny...

    Result!

    Thank you Tony, one set of nice shiny blue plug leads on the way $35.00 cheaper than the other company.

    Graham.
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    came up a while ago and I went with the Nissan...

    came up a while ago and I went with the Nissan http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=61969 if you PM me an email address I'll send you some photos and a bit of a description of how I fitted...
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    Not come across this before.

    Tried to order a set of spark plug leads the other day from Summit in the US, worked out cheaper even with all the taxes, but when I got to the check out bit it would not let me finish the...
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    Surprising how tight it will go before you...

    Surprising how tight it will go before you remember someone told you it's a left hand thread! Backed off just in time.
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    Hi Tony, yes looking to replace all, had a cam...

    Hi Tony,

    yes looking to replace all, had a cam belt let go, way back when, on a Vauxhall Frontera nice car, sh*t build quality made a mess!

    Just getting my head around what's available now...
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    New cam belt, which make/brand?

    Nice and simple question this time. Just getting ready to order a new cam belt and have narrowed it down to a choice of three; Dayco (94215), Gates (T190) or a Blueprint (ADT37533).

    Anyone have...
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    Simple check to see if servo is working, with engine off (not running) pump brake a couple of times until it goes firm under foot. Start engine with foot still on brake pedal, brake pedal should move...
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    Is this any good?...

    Is this any good? https://www.frost.co.uk/lumiweld-kit-10-rods/ sounds a bit "too good to be true" but might be worth a go.

    Graham.
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    Plan "B" it is. Ian you have a PM. Graham.

    Plan "B" it is.

    Ian you have a PM.

    Graham.
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    Thanks Ian, you are plan "B" at the moment just...

    Thanks Ian, you are plan "B" at the moment just waiting on a call from the welding shop, damn things are not easy to find too many drifters buying up the engines complete so no spare "bits" to be...
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    Thanks for that, bearings ordered. Is there...

    Thanks for that, bearings ordered.

    Is there still such a thing as the "local scrappy"? I remember climbing over piles of old cars with a bag of spanners when I first had a car but everything now...
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    PITA didn't so much as crack, as just decided it...

    PITA didn't so much as crack, as just decided it didn't want to be a car part any more an fell apart. As you said must have been a dodgy casting way back when. Local welding shop, good old fashioned...
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    Ooops! 38667 Will have to call the welding...

    Ooops! 38667

    Will have to call the welding shop on Monday see if they can fix it!
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    Hi Alan, PM sent. Graham.

    Hi Alan, PM sent.

    Graham.
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    Morning Jon, would you happen to be passing High...

    Morning Jon, would you happen to be passing High Wycombe any time soon?

    Graham.
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    Hi Al, do you have a link or part number for...

    Hi Al,

    do you have a link or part number for the bearings?

    Thanks, Graham.
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    Any good,...

    Any good,...
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    Looking to do mine in the next day or two,...

    Looking to do mine in the next day or two, "Kelvin" has a vid on this as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT7Tlo0I4po

    Another couple of weeks and I should have a reasonable looking engine.
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