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    That is a nice solution for the cowling. Wow you...

    That is a nice solution for the cowling. Wow you have managed to do that for a great budget. I know I am at about £500-£600 for all the parts so far including a new wooden steering wheel, boss...
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    Kevin, Toyota's seem very reliable. I hope...

    Kevin,

    Toyota's seem very reliable. I hope its a simple fix for Charlies gearbox just a linkage issue. I was speaking to a car dealer and he was saying he sells those all day long. He avoids...
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    Hi Charlie, Check the gear linkage for any...

    Hi Charlie,

    Check the gear linkage for any worn bushes or pivots seems to be the most common problem. Not sure if its the same year as yours.

    Check https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykvdoRzU4zA
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    Another might be useful ...

    Another might be useful

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chN6zkytJG8
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    Might be of help if you go with the pilgrim ones....

    Might be of help if you go with the pilgrim ones.

    https://pilgrim-motorsports.co.uk/Catalogues/Pt05_Sumo_Construction_Manual.PDF
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    What did you make the housing out of?

    What did you make the housing out of?
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    Hi I would look at fueling issue. Holleys...

    Hi

    I would look at fueling issue. Holleys have a power valve and if not correctly adjusted gives the same symptoms your experiencing. What Edelbrock carb do you have? Also vacuum advance. Check...
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    Hi Ian, Do you not have a dial gauge and...

    Hi Ian,

    Do you not have a dial gauge and having a go yourself? You have done the hard part.

    The video quality is not great but the guy explains it well....
  9. Thread: Brake Fluid!

    by jon1d
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    No problem George

    No problem George
  10. Thread: Brake Fluid!

    by jon1d
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    Hi, I think you will be fine on gel but I have...

    Hi,

    I think you will be fine on gel but I have used DOT 5.1 due to the very reason. I have had drops onto the paint in the past and always wash it down straight away with no ill effect. When your...
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    Thanks Kevin for the link. I was and still...

    Thanks Kevin for the link.

    I was and still suspicious of the blocked off port, if it is leaking air as the plug I have is a made up one up due to the previous one had a split. I will measure the...
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    What Ford engine you running? In my set up...

    What Ford engine you running? In my set up secondary comes in on vacuum off the bottom of the Holley carb.

    KevinW link takes you to ebay not the item as I would be interested in what you suggest.
  13. Checked DVLA shows its taken and sitting on a...

    Checked DVLA shows its taken and sitting on a black Mercedes 2017 Diesel. Shame that would of been a nice one to have.
  14. Hi, Nice looking car, love the stickers but as...

    Hi,

    Nice looking car, love the stickers but as you say can be easily removed. You have the ride height spot on

    Good luck with the sale.
  15. Hi Charlie, Everyone has there on choice, very...

    Hi Charlie,

    Everyone has there on choice, very much like the style and colour of our cars they are all different which makes the cobra's so interesting.
    Hope to not offend.
    I like the BRA...
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    Ford starter motors for 164 and 157 tooth size...

    Ford starter motors for 164 and 157 tooth size depends on a lot of variables. I have Ford Cleveland and T5 box yet fit what is classed as an auto starter motor. The depth is the main measurement of...
  17. Must be his wifes car !lol Some number plates...

    Must be his wifes car !lol Some number plates take a bit of imagination. Think its better without a bad plate.
  18. Thread: Clean & Shiny

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    I use Meguiars NXT metal polish for wheels. Best...

    I use Meguiars NXT metal polish for wheels. Best results using a drill on a buffer and also for stainless parts. Wheels look like mirror finish and you don't need a lot. I used to use autosol but you...
  19. Thread: Best Battery

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    Is there any different of the turn over between a...

    Is there any different of the turn over between a cold and hot after 10-15 mins running? I had issues with a cooked starter which only showed when warm or hot starting. After beefing up cables and...
  20. Thread: Best Battery

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    Yep same as me Bosch Silver went for Bosch S5 Car...

    Yep same as me Bosch Silver went for Bosch S5 Car Battery 075 5 Year Guarantee. Great crank speed and holds charge over winter now into 7 years.

    Eurocar parts with discount code Product Code :...
  21. Each person has there own preference and if you...

    Each person has there own preference and if you can afford it why not. You get two bidders at an auction for a personal plate prices can rocket. The DVLA seem do O.K.with there auctions make lots on...
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    I have heard of all sorts of quotes. Its the prep...

    I have heard of all sorts of quotes. Its the prep time and how bad the body is which takes the time. Body panel fitting and flattening makes all the difference in the final finish. I have seen some...
  23. Thread: SMS Autospray

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    Simon P.M. sent with contact details.

    Simon P.M. sent with contact details.
  24. Thread: SMS Autospray

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    I have seen some excellent spray work from some...

    I have seen some excellent spray work from some people close to you in Essex Simon. Prices range from £3k to £10k! Such a wide price difference. I think the £10k guy did not want the work but...
  25. Simple 12v to +5 d.c. regulator using LM7805 for...

    Simple 12v to +5 d.c. regulator using LM7805 for 1.5 amp capacity draw. The input can vary 10-35v D.c for stable 5v D.c. output. The centre pin is also ground as well as the case which need to be...
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