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    Love the colour Ted - very nice :) According...

    Love the colour Ted - very nice :)

    According to DVLA site

    Vehicle makePILGRIM SUMO
    Date of first registrationFebruary 2001
    Year of manufacture1971
    Cylinder capacity3500 cc

    MOT says
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    yep try to pre-fill mine each time, less cranking...

    yep try to pre-fill mine each time, less cranking on engine to get oil into correct places after drain and re fill.
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    Just gone over £10k, does look nicely finished,...

    Just gone over £10k, does look nicely finished, just the uncertainty of what make/model it is, albeit shouldn't really matter as long as it's built properly and road legal ???? :)
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    Have been in touch with the seller - apparently...

    Have been in touch with the seller - apparently his Mechanic is the one who told him it's an SR. It was built it 1984, so predates SR potentially - what models where earlier than that, Sheldonhurst?
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    Worth doing a search of the site for shocks as...

    Worth doing a search of the site for shocks as there are better alternative that most people go for instead of Gaz - Protech i think they are called

    rgds
    Gary
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    What's this then?

    Just seen this on eblag

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AC-Cobra-427-tax-and-MOT-exempt-1979-registered-as-Ford-AC-Cobra-beautiful-car-/233728369521?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10

    Not a Southern...
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    Viper looking at wheel arches possibly

    Viper looking at wheel arches possibly
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    Thanks for the updated report Paul :) As...

    Thanks for the updated report Paul :)

    As KevinW says - can you post a link to exact product and parts you used please - think a few may be interested in these :) myself included.
  9. Thread: Wide wheels

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    as another SRV8 owner - i currently have...

    as another SRV8 owner - i currently have 255/50/16 rear and 235/50/16 fronts. I'd say my fronts are too wide and should be 215 or 225 max really - bugger to turn at low speeds with no PS - lol :)
  10. Thread: Dax. Ford 302

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    Christ on a bike Colin - so very sorry to hear...

    Christ on a bike Colin - so very sorry to hear about your condition.

    With regards to the car - if on road and registered etc, then i'd say it's underpriced unless wanting a quick sale. Should be...
  11. Thread: Engine oil

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    It was John that rebuilt my engine too James :) -...

    It was John that rebuilt my engine too James :) - same Lucas oil too. I joined the Lucas oil club thing - got t-shirt, some stickers etc, need a photo of your car with the stickers on and you get a...
  12. Thread: Engine oil

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    After having my 383 rebuilt a couple of years...

    After having my 383 rebuilt a couple of years ago, it went from using 20W50 to my engine builders stated preference of 10w40 mineral oil - this is like trying to find rocking horse droppings and the...
  13. best time to buy when winter comes - prices tend...

    best time to buy when winter comes - prices tend to be cheaper :)
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    Hi Simon, Couple of people track their on here...

    Hi Simon,

    Couple of people track their on here - might be worth a separate post about track days etc

    Not sure how far Thunder Road Cars is from you - Cheng Lim - knows his stuff :)

    rgds...
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    I'm currently with A-Plan, Thatcham branch 01635...

    I'm currently with A-Plan, Thatcham branch 01635 874646 (has to be this branch, they are the specialist and kitcar branch)

    Previously with Hagerty and Backford Bloor

    Gary
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    Welcome aboard the cobra train Babyyoda427...

    Welcome aboard the cobra train Babyyoda427 (Name?? :) )

    Mine occasionally has that picked up on MOT - it seems to change each year, some times mentioned, sometimes not, not done anything as...
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    Hi Maxmatrix (name?) Welcome aboard :) ...

    Hi Maxmatrix (name?)

    Welcome aboard :)

    Usual first questions:

    1. Budget
    2. Building it or ready built
    3. Use i.e. tourer, tourer with some track, track, dragstrip
    4. You mention in...
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    just get in and drive it - it's all based on the...

    just get in and drive it - it's all based on the position of your right foot at the right or wrong time - no different to any other car if the right foot is doing the right thing :)
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    Not today, but sunday i did actually get out and...

    Not today, but sunday i did actually get out and go for a drive with the local Westfield owners group. Our first socially distanced breakfast meet since lockdown - good to see everyone again :)
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    give mend-a-hose a try, they had this type of...

    give mend-a-hose a try, they had this type of stuff for when i was replacing the coolant connectors on my SBC.
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    i just go to the website direct and specify...

    i just go to the website direct and specify desktop site rather than mobile version - works fine, albeit text is small and needs to be zoomed - android also using chrome.
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    Rich Rebuilds - guys who rebuilds Telsas after...

    Rich Rebuilds - guys who rebuilds Telsas after they've either gone out of warranty or ones he's rescues from scrap
    This old Tony - as aaron mentions - great sense of humour and well done vids
    Alec...
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    absolutely bugger all i'm afraid to say :( -...

    absolutely bugger all i'm afraid to say :( - she's currently looking very forlorn in the garage covered over and surrounded by wood and cardboard. Only unsorned on 1st July after 3 mths sorned,...
  24. Thread: Old Dax history

    by nealgs
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    Wouldn't the date/number plate you can use be...

    Wouldn't the date/number plate you can use be that based on the first reg date of the car

    Mines a 2000 built using a 75' daimler as donor and so was given an age related plate 'P' at SVA - nothing...
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    that would be a monster - and already in the...

    that would be a monster - and already in the fastest colour - if only i had the cash, space, talent, space, money, talent, cash - lol :)
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