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    Here’s the article I was talking about...

    Here’s the article I was talking about https://www.hotrod.com/articles/dyno-tested-make-700-hp-trick-flows-new-fe-heads/
    Now wouldn’t that be something! Also requires drilling out the inlet...
  2. What are you doing to the suspension? I was...

    What are you doing to the suspension? I was pondering new shocks at least. Not made my mind up yet, but as my chassis is very early I could potentially upgrade it
  3. Now you have reminded me, I think they were TR6...

    Now you have reminded me, I think they were TR6 ones and I seem to remember looking hard on the web to verify they were the same size!!! (Getting old is such a pain) Those Sprintspeed look good. I...
  4. Thread: Expansion tank

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    Just ordered one of these...

    Just ordered one of these https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/223699291169
    This is for an FE, not sure what else they do
  5. Hi, yes, I have similar solid mounts on my car. I...

    Hi, yes, I have similar solid mounts on my car. I think mine came from Moss in Bristol, they do spares for various classic British cars.
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    That was fun! I absolutely love FE’s and...

    That was fun! I absolutely love FE’s and that’s why! And don’t they like a bit of advance! I have seen other examples with those TrickFlow heads and manifold. I think one set up got to 700 hp....
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    Interesting you guys are using it without...

    Interesting you guys are using it without trouble, even though the manufacturers sometimes say not. I did wonder, but to be honest, given how much work it is to get a hydraulic throwout bearing out...
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    There are good reasons to use 5, lack of moisture...

    There are good reasons to use 5, lack of moisture and paint friendly, but you do need to make sure your seals will take it. I recently changed my clutch and the seals in the hydraulic throwout...
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    Fabulous. Must get those out-riders booked for...

    Fabulous. Must get those out-riders booked for our local August meet!!
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    Sounds like you are making progress. Can't help...

    Sounds like you are making progress. Can't help with carb people near you!! You only need a tiny leak in the manifold to get the popping. Have fun...
  11. No problem, there will be (hopefully) plenty of...

    No problem, there will be (hopefully) plenty of other opportunities! Any other takers????????
  12. West Midlands Cobra meet 5th July (plus anyone who wants to come with a cobra!)

    Hi All, The weather is looking OK (dry but breezy) and we are 'unlocked' (mainly, poor Leicester). I suspect the pubs are going to be mad and logistics challenging plus the risks of pubs won't yet be...
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    Mine has no baffling either but it doesn’t pop...

    Mine has no baffling either but it doesn’t pop unless there is a manifold leak. I understand about the horses, I have those too!!! Although mine are quite used to noise! They’re more scared by...
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    Andy, has the car always done the popping or is...

    Andy, has the car always done the popping or is it something that has developed over time?
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    Where is this going - a 'Fords smell better than...

    Where is this going - a 'Fords smell better than Chevy's' contest!!!!! That's funny!! I am going to go for the Fords obviously!
    Could be a build up of fumes on tickover under the bonnet if the...
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    Depends on your set up. Luckily, I can do mine...

    Depends on your set up. Luckily, I can do mine without taking the side pipes off with a bit of twisting and sliding! Can you feel exhaust gas escaping when the engine is running? It would be good to...
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    That made me smile 😊 We are going to need to...

    That made me smile 😊 We are going to need to get our heads around it. A few chats with some GT40 owners is probably going to be a good idea. Fun, fun. Looking forward to it
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    Well you can come and look at it being improved...

    Well you can come and look at it being improved if that will not make it worse! Just unloaded it. As I said to Kev it’s a funny one. Some bits are amazing and others are beyond bad. Stainless...
  19. Thread: Radiators

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    Slightly off piste, but has anyone used Water...

    Slightly off piste, but has anyone used Water Wetter in their coolant? A mate gave me a bottle swearing it cooled his V8 racer by 20degrees. I sceptically tipped it in mine and to my amazement it’s...
  20. Thread: Old Dax history

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    Yes, just checked, it’s Jan 86

    Yes, just checked, it’s Jan 86
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    I have the 1985/6 manual. Headed up DJ Sportscars...

    I have the 1985/6 manual. Headed up DJ Sportscars with a picture of a cobra
  22. Thread: Old Dax history

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    And I have an early Dax build manual in pdf if...

    And I have an early Dax build manual in pdf if that is any help. Not that it will give you too many details, it says things like 'now fit the gearbox' etc. Hilarious. If you would like it PM me your...
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    Nice looking car. You'll have some fun. There is...

    Nice looking car. You'll have some fun. There is loads of knowledge on here, just ask!
  24. Thread: Old Dax history

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    Apologies, was not deliberately trying to wind...

    Apologies, was not deliberately trying to wind anyone up, nor was I talking about any particular car. Just talking about 'incorrectly registered cars' which yours obviously isn't! If it says Cobra or...
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    A few of us were kicking this very point around...

    A few of us were kicking this very point around on another thread a week or so ago http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=62469&page=3. Insurance would be my concern, particularly in the...
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