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    I would save a lot of time and effort. Get a...

    I would save a lot of time and effort. Get a soda blaster kit . Makes a mess save you a lot of time.
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    On the same site they offer an out rigger kit or...

    On the same site they offer an out rigger kit or complete chassis.

    https://www.sportmotive.com/tvr-body-and-chassis/tvr-chassis-outriggers/

    Some nice prices which make the cobra chassis and...
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    Pilgrim part build

    This might be of interest.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/265305607315?hash=item3dc5724c93:g:Kj0AAOSwe7lhObny
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    The photos I have attached show two different...

    The photos I have attached show two different cars one which is cut away the bonnet shut line surely will allow water directly onto the alternator. Not good. Why has it been cut away is the question....
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    Alternator fitting with LS3 engine

    Alternator fitting and cutting the body with LS3.

    What is the story behind mounting an alternator on LS3. I have seen on a 2008 AK the bonnet shut area cut away but the engines look lower mounted...
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    Yes tastes do change. I guess the car was going...

    Yes tastes do change. I guess the car was going to be yellow?
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    Looks in good condition. Is the chassis rotten....

    Looks in good condition. Is the chassis rotten. TVR seem to suffer.
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    North Weald Airfield @ old Squadron cafe far end....

    North Weald Airfield @ old Squadron cafe far end.
    10.00 a.m. Sunday 12th Sept . More details on facebook page.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/170236225077355/permalink/219924250108552/
  9. Thread: Radiator caps.

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    Some times the simplest things work. You end up...

    Some times the simplest things work. You end up chasing a problem which is not there. All will become will become clear. Working off a good bench mark with your IR gun will give you the confidence...
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    Another way to prove your temperature gauge is ok...

    Another way to prove your temperature gauge is ok . Do you know your thermostat opening temp ( Should be 82c or 85c) Watch from start off and you should see the temp rise on the gauge, hit the 82/85c...
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    A heat shield barrier should keep the starter...

    A heat shield barrier should keep the starter cooler. I never like a blanket wrap idea as this stops circulating air. Some of the hi-torque starters are so small compared to standard motors and half...
  12. Thread: CLUTCH problem

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    Competition or dual clutch systems are heavy....

    Competition or dual clutch systems are heavy. Getting the correct gear box dialed in and the correct spacers on the shaft is key. I guess you have checked your shaft depths and shimmed.
    The...
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    The DVLA seem to have two departments one working...

    The DVLA seem to have two departments one working very efficiently and another one which appears to loose documents. My first V5c got lost in the system which cost be £25 for a renewal and my second...
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    A taper die and heat applied is the way to go....

    A taper die and heat applied is the way to go. Cold stretching takes a lot of effort and can result in splitting the corners just at the final stages . As BigBlock states use heat. Cherry red and a...
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    They do differ on offsets for manufacturers....

    They do differ on offsets for manufacturers. Quite a variation so you need to state what kits .
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    It's great to fined a very helpful supplier who...

    It's great to fined a very helpful supplier who knows there business and will to help with there knowledge.
    It sounds like you had a entertaining time.
    Interesting to see how you get on with the...
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    That could ended badly. Always be safe. Lifts...

    That could ended badly.
    Always be safe. Lifts are great when used properly. He was distracted with the filming and forgot to unlock both sides.
    They do look easy to use and very portable.
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    This looks like a nice solid back bone. Where...

    This looks like a nice solid back bone.
    Where the chassis to body was pop riveted. How you looking to re-attach the floor to the chassis.
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    Dek, To stand a chance you need a few...

    Dek,

    To stand a chance you need a few dimensions. I guess there is no part no. on the Stant cap. Also a 16lb might do as its close enough. I know my cap is a standard old Ford cap 13lb as the...
  20. Thread: AK-Southern GT

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    It will be interesting to see the Ak40 develop...

    It will be interesting to see the Ak40 develop for a home build. Sure there is a demand. A cobra and a Gt40 in the ideal garage.
    This is an interesting watch. GT40 build in Australia.
    I ...
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    Heat material will help to keep the motor cooler...

    Heat material will help to keep the motor cooler away from the exhaust heat.
    If it starts after 10 mins you have. Heat soak issue. If engine earth straps look good look at the solenoid.
    My...
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    Rob, You might not need the reserve tank if you...

    Rob,
    You might not need the reserve tank if you have enough vacuum at idle.
    I will install the remote servo without the tank first. My vacuum at idle is 15-16 .
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    Does a LHD put people off although making it...

    Does a LHD put people off although making it more original.
    Not so keen on those wheels.
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    😂😂 no non cobra driver but with spinners....

    😂😂 no non cobra driver but with spinners.
    The consequences could of been disastrous. Think of losing a wheel at speed on a busy motorway. It sends chills flipping an open top car at speed. ...
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    I would find it hard to believe the registration...

    I would find it hard to believe the registration in 1964 is actually your donor vehicle parts as all kits I know when cobra replicas were started in the 80's used early xj 6 then later xj 6 xjs post...
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