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    I found that EFI systems ECM have wired fuel...

    I found that EFI systems ECM have wired fuel delivery pump cut off as it needs the throttle body sensor, crank sensor and spark for fuel delivery. A lot of wiring gets removed too the ECM on a lot of...
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    I find it strange that the IVA is all about build...

    I find it strange that the IVA is all about build safety, like radius bends but more important things like inertia fuel cut off switch is not part of the requirement?
    I think I will be differently...
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    What about a cut of of fuel in the event of an...

    What about a cut of of fuel in the event of an engine bay fire . To often I see fuel being being ignited by hot exhaust manifold.
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    Thanks Chris

    Thanks Chris
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    Thanks Chris nice photo. It can be challenging to...

    Thanks Chris nice photo. It can be challenging to upload photos.
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    Chris, I like the twin carbs and red colour...

    Chris,

    I like the twin carbs and red colour covers look.
    Photo is very low resolution (11.4 KB size of a postage stamp so cannot zoom in on the headers lol
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    Aaron, Do you have extended foot wellls? I have...

    Aaron,
    Do you have extended foot wellls? I have on mine which intrude into the engine bay. The back ports on the heads of my Cleveland are a tight squeeze.
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    Been looking at the 390 FE option for a build and...

    Been looking at the 390 FE option for a build and would put ali heads There are so many cast iron heads usually the truck one are restrictive but solid bottom end to build on.
    It's got the bell...
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    Not a nice job changing the diff oil and the...

    Not a nice job changing the diff oil and the smell of it never seems to leave you once you even with gloves on!
    I use an extended pip and feed it in.
    I have done it from the inspection hatch...
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    Ford v8 fe / ft engine 1973 d3te-i

    Just spotted on ebay.

    Looks like a nice build if block is good.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-V8-FE-FT-ENGINE-1973-D3TE-I/393065107774?hash=item5b8481913e:g:T6wAAOSwI~df4Qmv
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    They state mileage but no time duration. I follow...

    They state mileage but no time duration. I follow Haynes No478 manual service internals for Jaguar for early XJ6/12 XJS.

    My service internals are all on duration.

    Engine oil and filter - 12...
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    You might find someone more local. Kiley -...

    You might find someone more local.

    Kiley - Clinton Engineering Ltd. Located in Birmingham

    Tel: 0121 772 8000
    Tel: 0121 766 5959

    https://steering-racks.co.uk/rack-and-pinion/
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    Dave, That's annoying to say the least....

    Dave,

    That's annoying to say the least. Frustrating as it does look like non-standard.

    I found this American site might help out as it list also British cars.
    ...
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    Ray, Not good to open post your email....

    Ray,
    Not good to open post your email. Unfortunately you will get all sorts emailing you.
    Send it as personal message too Charlie. You will have to ask admin to remove your email address.
  15. Not sure I like the changes but that sounds...

    Not sure I like the changes but that sounds amazing. The cross over exhausts strange design must add to all that sounding so good.
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    Nice flat torque curve. That will be great for...

    Nice flat torque curve. That will be great for the road. Nice building your own engine and learn as you go.
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    Aaron, You statement makes complete sense on...

    Aaron,

    You statement makes complete sense on the wear. The usual problem is the plastic cup gives way and cracks well before the metal inner tie rod has time to wear. I believe Triumph used metal...
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    Dax used to sell the rack as bi-spoke so not off...

    Dax used to sell the rack as bi-spoke so not off the shelf and used to modify the early Triumph racks. There were a few different versions in the 90's to early cars.

    The overall thread length...
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    Simon, I remember that Ram.( Mike and his son...

    Simon, I remember that Ram.( Mike and his son used to come to the Essex meets).
    It was down for CC track day at Goodwood 90's but did not even get off the trailer due to the noise limits.
    There...
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    I believe the inner tie rods are obsolete for the...

    I believe the inner tie rods are obsolete for the Triumph Dolomite racks. That is if yours is ?

    I have attached a chart showing the different lengths used by Triumph. This might allow you to...
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    David, The ball joint tie rod ends are Jag and ...

    David,
    The ball joint tie rod ends are Jag and the complete rack and inner ties are all Triumph Dolomite but internals are shortened which shortens the over all width of the rack. I think I...
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    Is the play in the inner tie rod and not the ball...

    Is the play in the inner tie rod and not the ball joint?

    You should have a cup which the inner tie rod ball sits in. Is the cup metal or plastic. The Triumph dolomite locking nut is usually nex...
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    Holy crap not a good day. One to forget. You...

    Holy crap not a good day. One to forget. You don't want to end up in A&E .
    We need to warm up as well for any chance of working any work ina cold garage. Brr
  24. Thread: Boot Gas Struts

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    I know there is a different rating for the boot...

    I know there is a different rating for the boot rear struts which are rated lower that the bonnet struts. Do you have a lot of thick carpet struck to the boot which adds to the weight.
    I have seen...
  25. Thread: Galaxies

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    Hats off to your daughter that looks just as...

    Hats off to your daughter that looks just as exciting as driving a cobra ! That round on the horse is scary stuff. I have ridden a few horses and know me and beast are not at one. They have a mind of...
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