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  1. Hi to the comments on braking, This may not be...

    Hi to the comments on braking,
    This may not be much help as my sr v8 has an rv8 upfront so quite light.
    The setup that I have is all xj6 ,inboard disks ,four pot callipers up front and is connected...
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    I'm still using my original Bakalite dial phone...

    I'm still using my original Bakalite dial phone and is a good back up when the electric goes down ,
    Don't know how to text or what ever they do these days !
    I have been informed that if your are...
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    My Cobra is an sr and was purchased in 93 then...

    My Cobra is an sr and was purchased in 93 then registered in 96, pre sva days.

    I've been driving it from then on and still have a couple bits unfinished !

    My advice is to get out and enjoy the...
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    Seems ok now ?

    Seems ok now ?
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    Seem to be unable to post a reply ? Chris.

    Seem to be unable to post a reply ?
    Chris.
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    I'm in the same situation as yourself with my S R...

    I'm in the same situation as yourself with my S R ,
    I currently have Pirrelli 600's on rear and have Nankangs on the front ,did have Pirrelli 6000's originally on front but I changed them due to the...
  7. Thread: Vapour lock?

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    Sort of Cobra related, Took Cob for a spin in...

    Sort of Cobra related,

    Took Cob for a spin in the mid sun approx 38 deg ,no problems at all ,
    although I did have to rescue my wife in her Focus due to vapour lock !
    I did explain to her what to...
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    I have now reduced my idle speed to a nice 750...

    I have now reduced my idle speed to a nice 750 rpm ,
    The secondary idle screw that you mentioned was fairly easy to access without full carb removal.
    This is the way I did it ,first remove air...
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    Thanks for that , I will have a look at that...

    Thanks for that ,
    I will have a look at that when the weather cools down a bit ,in my neck of the woods we are gettig 35 deg's plus for most of the week.
    Will be using the cob for fun and shopping...
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    Hi Roger, I see from your recent post that you...

    Hi Roger,
    I see from your recent post that you are now fairly satisfied with the setup .
    Out of interest what colour pump cam did you use ?

    At the weekend had at a bit of a play with ign timing...
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    Hi Roger, I am also running a 3.9rv8 in my Cob...

    Hi Roger,
    I am also running a 3.9rv8 in my Cob with similar set up as yours, Holley 390 vac secondaries etc .
    With your reference to timed or full timed ,I use the full timed port which enables...
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    Forgot to mention Cob was registered 1996 pre sva...

    Forgot to mention Cob was registered 1996 pre sva .
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    Hi to all the above members, Perhaps I am...

    Hi to all the above members,
    Perhaps I am missing something with regards to v5c's as my Cob is registered with a 75 plate and have had to date over twenty mot's carried out by different inspectors...
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    The mech clearance is between starter motor teeth...

    The mech clearance is between starter motor teeth & flywheel and may need a shim to adjust it if to tight as mentioned by Tinka.
    The clearance is fairly critical for correct engagement,
    Hope this...
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    Hi Craig, I would check the out of mesh...

    Hi Craig,
    I would check the out of mesh clearance ,most starter motors are about an eighth of an inch.
    Also check the obvious things like earth cables etc,
    regards ,
    Chris.
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    Looks like a capacitor change to me, Needs to be...

    Looks like a capacitor change to me,
    Needs to be desoldered and fitted with correct one for the eight cyl.
    Also can you read of the capacitor rating uF or pF that's on the side of the cylindrical...
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    Hi Simon, It's me again ,I see you still have no...

    Hi Simon,
    It's me again ,I see you still have no joy with the issue although there is a signal going to the tacho!
    If it were me I would disassemble the tacho and look inside for dip / hook...
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    Another though I've had for your tacho issues ....

    Another though I've had for your tacho issues .
    Sometimes they pick up a signal from a stator winding of the alternator with the correct pulley ,therefore giving correct rpm.
    This is proberbly not...
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    Hi Simon, I am presuming the Tr is a standard 6...

    Hi Simon,
    I am presuming the Tr is a standard 6 and therefore the tachometer is set / calibrated to the correct signal for a six ?
    Also is it electronic ign ?
    Regards,
    Chris.
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    Hi Stuart, If it's any help my early model Sr v8...

    Hi Stuart,
    If it's any help my early model Sr v8 with sd 1 rad has a second generation Ford Mondeo (2.0 let air con) twin fan/shroud assembly that I fitted many years ago .
    This has worked very...
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    I would be happy to meet up for a quick chat a...

    I would be happy to meet up for a quick chat a some point ,I live fairly local to you.
    Let me know of a time slot that's convenient to us both if you like,
    Regards,
    Chris.
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    Club meets used to be at Halfway house on the...

    Club meets used to be at Halfway house on the a127 a few years ago .

    I know of some club meets that occur at Shepard & Dog pub in the Shopland / Rochford area but I think that may only be the old...
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    My advice about flushing oils is do not go that...

    My advice about flushing oils is do not go that route,
    you will proberbly regret it due to the flushing oil (diesel/oil mix) doing its job correctly.
    The problem being that there will be loads of...
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    I have an early srv8 build manual that could be...

    I have an early srv8 build manual that could be copied and sent .

    If you get this message before I leave to go home I may be able to give you some info . Tel no 01268 403898

    With regards to...
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    Hi Mark, I agree with the others , I think you...

    Hi Mark,

    I agree with the others , I think you got a good one and has also been with Cheng & the boys .

    I myself have a Southern Roadcraft (srv8) that came from the shell garage in Brighton way...
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