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    Actually i have a couple of Internet controlled...

    Actually i have a couple of Internet controlled plugs that can be set up to work to many different settings as well as remote manual override.

    This could well work nicely for such a plan I would...
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    Light bulb maybe?

    Light bulb maybe?
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    You could reduce the surface area in contact with...

    You could reduce the surface area in contact with the disc by adjusting the pad with a grinder.
  4. Thread: Wide wheels

    by dinosoar
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    I would say that often the width of the tyres...

    I would say that often the width of the tyres fitted nowadays on cobras is too wide.
    The idea of the wide rims in the sixties was to place the tyre sidewalls in tension to some extent to counteract...
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    try cabletiesdirect they do some nice stainless...

    try cabletiesdirect
    they do some nice stainless ties which we use for the job.
    As mentioned, watch the ends, they are bloody sharp.
    Twisted wire also works as does plain old hose clamps

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    HI Simon, That does look like a lot of...

    HI Simon,

    That does look like a lot of movement there but most of that will likely be the end float in the universal joints.
    On full droop the joints will 'slop' back and forth. At ride height...
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    Ha! We got caught out (nearly) with this one...

    Ha!
    We got caught out (nearly) with this one once.
    We use a combined LED strip with half Fog and the other Reverse. Someone... fitted it upside down thus putting the for the nearside.
    The...
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    Hi, I have been dipping into your build...

    Hi,

    I have been dipping into your build thread and enjoying seeing the massive amount of progress you have made.
    Seeing your radius arm has made me wish to contribute the information below. Not...
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    1/2" chrome copper pipe will work A

    1/2" chrome copper pipe will work

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    Wasn’t the advert for cigars?

    Wasn’t the advert for cigars?
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    If you go to the .gov website and search out the...

    If you go to the .gov website and search out the IVA manual there is a section at the beginning called version control.
    That will list each section and the changes.

    To be honest, there has not...
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    Yep, the dates are confirmed on the website. A

    Yep, the dates are confirmed on the website.

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    i have not confirmed this but the word is the...

    i have not confirmed this but the word is the Classic has been postponed to July next year.
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    Le Mans 24hrs is postponed to September. No...

    Le Mans 24hrs is postponed to September.
    No mention of any decision on the Le Mans classic yet.
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    An odd thing is that all my family including me....

    An odd thing is that all my family including me. Plus most folk I know have had something pretty similar over the Christmas period.
  16. Thread: Ally bodies

    by dinosoar
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    Hmmmm.. Best give Dave B a call I think. A

    Hmmmm..

    Best give Dave B a call I think.

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    I discovered it was slightly more pronounced on...

    I discovered it was slightly more pronounced on the short shaft side due to increased angles

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    Oh, I just remembered. Another way I narrowed...

    Oh, I just remembered.
    Another way I narrowed down the cause was putting a DTI onto the hub and the hub carrier to establish what was moving where.

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    I worked through exactly this issue years ago and...

    I worked through exactly this issue years ago and worked out the end-float issue as in my post above was the cause. (in my case of course)

    It started with my MOT guy saying wheel bearing wear.
    I...
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    Hi, A quick check that may save you some...

    Hi,

    A quick check that may save you some bother and expense is to check with the rear wheels at ride height. This is by jacking under the wishbones.
    If the Jag suspension is checked in the usual...
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    From a friend’s experience. He got a one way...

    From a friend’s experience. He got a one way spanner stuck on his SBF ford water pump I think.
    It turned fixing a weeping bolt into a much bigger job.
    I have been cautious every time I have any...
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    They are not so clever if they aren’t the...

    They are not so clever if they aren’t the reversible type. Get one in a confined space and discover there is not enough room to remove the fastener and you have a spanner shaped problem.
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    I have seen some with the level plug not...

    I have seen some with the level plug not machined. I think they have a nice Leyland logo there instead.
    I suspect it is a fill once for life thing or maybe refill to quoted capacity after draining....
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    I would suggest that one possible point of view...

    I would suggest that one possible point of view is to assess if something would pass a future mot test.
    For instance, wooden steering wheels are not permitted at IVA but would not be an MOT failure...
  25. Thread: Axle Weights

    by dinosoar
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    The weights will have a bearing upon the brake...

    The weights will have a bearing upon the brake calculations but I would suggest that the usual axle weights would allow the option of fitting a cast iron lump in the future.
    That might not be in...
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