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    Holleys are renowned for a stumble off idle as...

    Holleys are renowned for a stumble off idle as you accelerate. Alan gave me some tips, as did various forums on setting up the accelerator pump linkage and that cured me stumble. Power valves and cam...
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    I'll be there, not with the Cobra unfortunately...

    I'll be there, not with the Cobra unfortunately because the regional Green power event is taking place on the circuit. Enjoy the pub after your meet up though, I'll see you all at Cranleigh instead.
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    Gumball for me way back in 1976, Dax's first...

    Gumball for me way back in 1976, Dax's first rolling demonstrator and then Tim Cooke's RAM s/c write up in Kit Car magazine. From then on I knew I'd have a Cobra and it would be a RAM. I'm on my...
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    Hi Lee, I would be looking at the accelerator...

    Hi Lee,
    I would be looking at the accelerator pump area, checking the the gap of 15 thou and wide open throttle and that the operating arm was actually touching the cam on the primary circuit. I...
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    Standard is 35 thou. If you change the ignition...

    Standard is 35 thou. If you change the ignition system then the gap can increase, it depends on your ignition system. Mine is an MSD 6AL system with an MSD billet distributor and the gap has...
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    Hi guys, Thank you for the prompt suggestions to...

    Hi guys,
    Thank you for the prompt suggestions to my plight. All the bulbs work and no corrosion in the sockets. The flasher unit is the old cylinder type (42w), suits two 21 watt bulbs per side....
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    Indicators stopped flashing

    I'm not good with electrics, hence this possibly stupid question. My indicators stopped flashing yesterday, although they remain on when I move the switch from left to right. The dash board warning...
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    It's a GD that has been modified by its owner...

    It's a GD that has been modified by its owner over time to emulate the 427 shape. I met him at Goodwood AC Cobra replicas meeting last year. A very nice guy with an interesting take on Cobra styling.
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    I bought my Galaxies from North Hants to replace...

    I bought my Galaxies from North Hants to replace my BFG's, they were 30+ years old. The ride quality has vastly improved, no shimmy at speed and low road noise. Highly recommended in my opinion,...
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    Yes, I had the suspension set up by Thunder Road...

    Yes, I had the suspension set up by Thunder Road Cars, as well as corner weighted. The tyres have been balanced, although I'm thinking they maybe slightly out of true. The tyres are very old, so I'm...
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    Thank you, I'll have a look.

    Thank you, I'll have a look.
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    351c valley pan installation advice

    I've just finished a top end overhaul on my cleveland engine and just need some advice on reinstalling the inlet manifold with a valley pan. What I found on the strip down was RTV both underneath...
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    Thank you James, I'll follow your lead on this...

    Thank you James, I'll follow your lead on this and see if it makes the difference I'm looking for in the handling/steering.
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    Hi James, I spoke to one of the Thunder Road...

    Hi James,
    I spoke to one of the Thunder Road guys and he said either a 1/2" or 3/4" thick spacer, what have you got?
    All the best
    Ian
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    Thank you for that thought, I hadn't considered...

    Thank you for that thought, I hadn't considered that one. I'll check tomorrow and see if that helps.
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    Tyre pressures

    Any RAM owners able to suggest suitable tyre pressures, especially the front ones? I only ask because I get a lot of feedback from the fronts, especially over bumpy ground. I also experience a...
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    Thank you for the additional advice about mountings/timing and plug considerations. More fiddling to enjoy.
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    I would contact Cheng Lim at Thunder Road Cars...

    I would contact Cheng Lim at Thunder Road Cars and he will advise you properly. The position of your engine may also affect the poundage used for the front springs as well, just a thought. He set...
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    Update. Issue solved, don't buy cheap rubbish. I replaced the system with a genuine MSD 6AL box and blaster coil and my problems have all but gone. I just need to re do the timing slightly because...
  20. Certainly food for thought, it all seems to point...

    Certainly food for thought, it all seems to point in the same direction. The control box/wiring is where I need to look further at. The car starts first time and idles well, it just stumbles on...
  21. No it was a pro comp version of a MSD 6 unit, no...

    No it was a pro comp version of a MSD 6 unit, no rev control available.
  22. Thank you Gary for your prompt reply and...

    Thank you Gary for your prompt reply and confirmation of my thoughts. I'll replace the control system and coil for MSD products and hope this is the end of my quest.

    Best regards
    Ian
  23. Pro Comp Electronics control box issues

    Hi Guys,
    I have a Ford 351c in my RAM and ever since the engine conversion I've experienced hesitation on part throttle and a mis-fire at the upper rev range. I've spent ages fiddling with the carb...
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    Hi Klass, I already have GAZ adjustable with...

    Hi Klass,
    I already have GAZ adjustable with springs, as supplied by Thunder Road Cars. They are not problem or solution, thank you for your suggestion though.
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    Wiped the car down and cruised over to Port...

    Wiped the car down and cruised over to Port Solent for their monthly meet.
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