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  1. Well I'm afraid you lost me. I agree that CO2...

    Well I'm afraid you lost me. I agree that CO2 scrubbers exist - without them nuclear submariners couldn't possibly stay submerged for up to three months or so. But assuming we are considering the...
  2. At my age, I can just remember the days when road...

    At my age, I can just remember the days when road tax actually went on mending roads !

    Brain
  3. Hi Chris, Looking forward to joining Cobra...

    Hi Chris,

    Looking forward to joining Cobra meets for the first time now that my CR Viper is on the road at last. Can't make early April, but will be at Stoneleigh, and others.

    Brian.
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    Sounds like an oil pressure relief valve...

    Sounds like an oil pressure relief valve misbehaving to me.
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    and the insurance is for a Ford Mustang

    and the insurance is for a Ford Mustang
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    and the MoT status says No Results Returned,...

    and the MoT status says No Results Returned, which is odd for a car which has had a V5C since at least 2015
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    After some digging, found the registration number...

    After some digging, found the registration number - FNB 49C. It's registered as a Ford. Also the engine size is listed as 4700cc on the Gov.uk website, but a Ford 302 should be 4950 shouldn't it ?...
  8. Thread: Boot Rack

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    [QUOTE=adw250;589321]I did buy and fit the rack...

    [QUOTE=adw250;589321]I did buy and fit the rack in the end - it didnt restrict rear view too much with a nice suitcase from motoring classics added and freed up a lot of boot space. I appreciate its...
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    Many thanks, Graham. Worked first time. Often...

    Many thanks, Graham. Worked first time. Often wondered what that symbol stood for ! Thanks also Jon.

    Brian.
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    Superperformance for sale

    https://www.exchangeandmart.co.uk/ad/24089424

    Saw this on Exchange & Mart when looking for something else. Nothing do with me, but it's within 50 yards of my house and I've never seen it before! ...
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    Posting a link

    Chaps,

    How do I include a link to an internet address in a post ? Tried the obvious cutting and pasting, but nothing happened. Have seen many links posted, so it must be possible.

    Many...
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    Agree with Dek. If a lot of oil (see original...

    Agree with Dek. If a lot of oil (see original post) is escaping, it could easily be a failure of the sensor. I had this happen to me on a Ford.
    As an experiment, I would try just fitting a new...
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    Classic Replicas Viper, 2002. 350 chevy 350 bhp....

    Classic Replicas Viper, 2002. 350 chevy 350 bhp. Jaguar/Getrag 5 speed gearbox, Jaguar XJS suspension and steering. More pics to follow, but I'm away on holiday now untll a week on Monday, so will...
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    Viper on the road

    On the road at long last, largely thanks to Anthony at AHP. Spinners, wind wings and visors added since this photograph was taken.
  15. Thread: Bump steer

    by braincol
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    Luke, What steering system have you got ? Rack...

    Luke,

    What steering system have you got ? Rack and pinion doesn't normally suffer from bump-steer. I had a Range Rover with the old steering box and drop link arrangement and that suffered...
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    Personally, the best use I've found for an LS...

    Personally, the best use I've found for an LS diff on a two-wheel drive vehicle is getting off a muddy camping field !
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    Paul, You need an immobiliser for IVA, and you...

    Paul,

    You need an immobiliser for IVA, and you just need to demonstrate that it works. It can be mechanical such a steering lock, but temporary add-ons such as a krooklok-style bar over the...
  18. Thread: Jag UJ's

    by braincol
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    Neil, Just bin thinking a bit more -...

    Neil,

    Just bin thinking a bit more - notwithstanding Jaguar's claim of 240 gross horsepower for the 4.2 engine at that time, it only really had about 160 bhp. Perhaps they won't take 350+ ?
    ...
  19. Thread: Jag UJ's

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    Hmmm ... I ran a Jag 420 with the same UJs for...

    Hmmm ...

    I ran a Jag 420 with the same UJs for over 100,000 miles and there was never a problem with any of them on propshaft or drive shafts. Could it be a geometry setup issue ? Or not enough...
  20. Thread: Executor

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    "Mechanic - Ole Olsen" - not the 70's speedway...

    "Mechanic - Ole Olsen" - not the 70's speedway rider ?

    Brian.
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    Knight Racing services did mine by post for...

    Knight Racing services did mine by post for £108.

    Brian
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    Steve, I've used Lucas ACR alternators for...

    Steve,

    I've used Lucas ACR alternators for decades and have had just one real failure when the regulator died as yours did. I also had a failure due to the brushes being worn down, but that was...
  23. Thread: Stonehenge

    by braincol
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    You obviously haven't had to drive Northwards up...

    You obviously haven't had to drive Northwards up M5/M6 early on Friday evenings from Gloucester or Worcester. At least your scenery is better !

    Brian.
  24. The requirement is for audible OR visual...

    The requirement is for audible OR visual tell-tale though you can have both if you want. If you already have warning lights you don't need the sound. Section 23, para 4 of the IVA manual refers.
    ...
  25. Thread: Jag 2.88 diff

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    Apologies if you are already aware of this, but...

    Apologies if you are already aware of this, but make sure you get a Salisbury or GKN unit. Avoid the Dana unit fitted to the XJS from 1985 to 1987.

    PM sent.

    Brian.
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