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  1. Thread: Cooling system

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    Hi Chris, I decided to try the orange anti...

    Hi Chris,
    I decided to try the orange anti freeze as it's supposed to have a longer life...time will tell. I thought that I'd start with 50/50 then as time goes by, if I've had to top up with just...
  2. Thread: Cooling system

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    I see the eBay one has the fan mounted with the...

    I see the eBay one has the fan mounted with the through the radiator fixings. These fixings are what started the leaks on our old rad. As they vibrate slightly during driving, they slowly wore holes...
  3. Thread: Cooling system

    by Don347
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    Our Pilgrim is Chevy engine and I replaced the...

    Our Pilgrim is Chevy engine and I replaced the old Sierra radiator 18 months ago with a new one from these guys:-
    https://www.coolexperts.co.uk/
    I sent them the old rad as a pattern.
    However as...
  4. Thread: Fuel filling

    by Don347
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    Hi, Yes, taken my tank out a few times. Jack the...

    Hi,
    Yes, taken my tank out a few times. Jack the back of the car up and supported on axel stands. Removed the filler cap/fitting as it's then easier to disconnect the filler hose. Disconnected the...
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    Hi, Well that was a surprise, it's bigger than...

    Hi,
    Well that was a surprise, it's bigger than that!
    It takes a 22mm socket/spanner to fit that Nylock nut.
    Which this web site tells me that its an M14:-...
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    Hi, Yes they do look like M10, I'll take a...

    Hi,
    Yes they do look like M10, I'll take a look at mine tomorrow and see what I can determine.
    Regards, Don
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    Hi, Is this what you're looking for:-...

    Hi,
    Is this what you're looking for:-
    https://www.pilgrim-motorsports.co.uk/product/track-rod-end/
    Looks like an M10 Nylock. You could give Pilgrim a call to be sure.
    Hope this helps.
    Regards,...
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    I've used Mercury Motors in Twickenham for Ford...

    I've used Mercury Motors in Twickenham for Ford parts for older Ford cars. Very helpful they were.
    http://www.mercurymotors.co.uk/
  9. Thread: Goodwood meet

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    Just a heads up...anyone travelling to Port...

    Just a heads up...anyone travelling to Port Solent tomorrow should note that a section of the A27 in that area is closed and diversions are in place. Just checked Google Traffic and the local roads...
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    Indicator Stalks

    About 5 years ago I decided to change ours from the Ford plastic to some Stainless Steel stalks.
    I bought them from John Kox at DAX Benelux, don't know if he still sells them.
    Cut the Ford stalks...
  11. Thread: Expansion tank

    by Don347
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    Hi, Yes, small world sometimes. The rad is...

    Hi,
    Yes, small world sometimes.
    The rad is fitted with twin fans by Coolex on some excellent welded on brackets. I've always had twin fans, so have twin relays. I took the opportunity to fit a...
  12. Thread: Expansion tank

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    Hi, Took a photo today of the header tank....

    Hi,
    Took a photo today of the header tank. Fitted in 2014 and it's been fine, working OK with 1.1 Bar pressure cap.
    Replaced the old Sierra radiator earlier this year with a custom made one by...
  13. Thread: Expansion tank

    by Don347
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    Hi, Yes, as said in my other reply, been away...

    Hi,
    Yes, as said in my other reply, been away for a bit. Surprising I don't have any photos, but will take some in the next few days and upload them.
    Regards, Don
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    Hi there, Email sent. Regards, Don

    Hi there,
    Email sent.
    Regards, Don
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    I removed the Ford handles some years ago and...

    I removed the Ford handles some years ago and fitted the Jag ones. Didn't take long, somewhere on the Forum is info on how to do this, as I remember using that info as a start point. The cable from...
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    Hi, Ours has the Sierra column which has that...

    Hi,
    Ours has the Sierra column which has that collapsible section.
    Regards, Don
    38871
  17. Thread: Sumo Radiator.

    by Don347
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    Hi, Hope this reply is not too late. I had to...

    Hi,
    Hope this reply is not too late. I had to replace our old Sierra radiator over the winter. Made the cutout on the offside inner wing with a multi tool, as it's easy then to get at all the hose...
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    Hi, A few years ago I removed the dash and...

    Hi,
    A few years ago I removed the dash and filled in the triangle with some ply, secured from behind, then chopped off about 1" from the bottom of the dash. This meant that the dash could push back...
  19. Thread: Expansion tank

    by Don347
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    Hi, I fitted one of these in 2014 with a 1.1 Bar...

    Hi,
    I fitted one of these in 2014 with a 1.1 Bar pressure cap.
    https://www.europaspares.com/mechanical/cooling-system/header-tanks/alloy-header-tank-round.html
    Works perfectly and doesn't take up...
  20. Booked it. Regards, Don

    Booked it.
    Regards, Don
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    Cranleigh Classic Car Show 2019

    Hi to all,
    I've made our club booking for this years Cranleigh Classic Car Show on Sunday 11th August 2019.
    We are registered by our formal club name, Cobra Replica Club UK Ltd.
    Information from...
  22. Thread: Seatbelt Mounts

    by Don347
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    Hi Mike, I had a look at the Armaflex, it's only...

    Hi Mike,
    I had a look at the Armaflex, it's only 3mm thick (if I've looked at the right one).
    I bought a 1m length, 4mm thick from www.slip-not.co.uk , then cut it into strips and glued them...
  23. Thread: Seatbelt Mounts

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    Hi Mike, Nothing to do with your seat belt...

    Hi Mike,
    Nothing to do with your seat belt mounts, but your fuel tank. I can see that the car is not finished, so apologies if you've in hand what I'm about to say.
    It looks like from the photos...
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    Hi to all, As usual I had already registered our...

    Hi to all,
    As usual I had already registered our club for the Cranleigh Classic Car show and I'd attempted to put the announcement on our official club forum. However I was unable to do this as that...
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    Hi Doc, As you trawl through the old posts here,...

    Hi Doc,
    As you trawl through the old posts here, you may find a reference to a company called Track Developments, based near Castle Combe.
    I took our Sumo there many years ago as they are well...
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