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    Work ... it gets in the way of driving! Not...

    Work ... it gets in the way of driving!

    Not been out for months and months, so now much more keen to sell as this car isn't getting the use it deserves! Would consider sliightly lower offer for...
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    Lee, will sell it for £25k, and throw the car it...

    Lee, will sell it for £25k, and throw the car it too :)

    More seriously, for now I think I will just keep all parts together ... once I advertise this then if it doesn't sell I might consider...
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    Dax Cobra 351c

    Am gradually beginning to consider selling the Cobra ... :( still hesitant but since taking a full time job (contracting and working an average 8 months a year was much easier!) I am just not getting...
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    Crane 284 installed. Sounds excellent (to my ears...

    Crane 284 installed. Sounds excellent (to my ears anyway) so very pleased. Changed to edel perf rpm airgap manifold at same time, and the total change is very noticeable.

    Now need to retune in the...
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    I thought they were made in California?

    I thought they were made in California?
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    Lucra LC470

    LC470 Chassis I think if I sell my Dax one day I will import one of these ... looks awesome, such classic styling. And great performance.

    Back end also looks great LC-470: Street Legal
    How...
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    My reverse has always been iffy and for a while I...

    My reverse has always been iffy and for a while I would often have an embarrassing graunch so i just avoided reversing ....! Then got told about the lack of synchro, so told to "stop the box" so to...
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    ps Wikipedia is always a good start point for...

    ps Wikipedia is always a good start point for most things ... Ford Windsor engine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I would chose a 351W over a 302 ... no replacement for displacement etc ...
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    I have a 351 Cleveland rather than Windsor, a...

    I have a 351 Cleveland rather than Windsor, a great engine IMO :)

    I believe that a 351W is a 351W no matter what it is fitted into! However, it would be good to know if all parts including cam are...
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    Just checked for the Crane Cam I am installing:...

    Just checked for the Crane Cam I am installing: "Fire up the engine and immediately bring the revs to between 2000 to 3000 rpm. Warning – do not let the engine idle! Do not worry about getting...
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    Call Speedy Cables - they can answer all...

    Call Speedy Cables - they can answer all questions on this and what you need ...

    They are next door to the guys who have continued manufacturing smiths gauges and seem to do the distribution for...
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    Aha - I had forgotten the sequence for cam and...

    Aha - I had forgotten the sequence for cam and engine run in ... need to do this myself again soon as am installing a new cam so thanks for reminder! As an aside I stuck one of these stabilisers in...
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    Also, don't suppose you are using smiths gauges?...

    Also, don't suppose you are using smiths gauges? If so you need a voltage stabiliser to step down the voltage from what the alternator is pumping out, otherwise you will get false readings. Not sure...
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    Just a quick one (have not read full postings)...

    Just a quick one (have not read full postings) but if you are running it in (the cam) then shouldn't you be varying the revs, not holding it steady? Just a thought, you may have already done the cam...
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    Got Asian chicks on first page, local singles on...

    Got Asian chicks on first page, local singles on the next. Excellent. At least I can now explain that this is "thread" related and nothing to do with my personal search history. The girlfriend might...
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    ps have emailed crane and crower to ask question...

    ps have emailed crane and crower to ask question as well ..
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    springs

    Also, re springs, how can I tell if they will work

    comp cams 924 16 spring rate 347 lb/inch ... so am hoping i won;t need to change the springs ... they are rated 112 at 1.9 inch installed height...
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    Real steel only have the comp cams options. I...

    Real steel only have the comp cams options. I think the 270 could be nice, but am going to try something with a little more duration. Can always change again ... am inbetween projects right now so...
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    I have just heard that bigger duration cams can...

    I have just heard that bigger duration cams can be harder work sub 2k revs .... but never had the experience of it myself so was trying to gauge what it really means and how much of an issue it...
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    actually as the electricity prices inevitably...

    actually as the electricity prices inevitably rise, solar PV will still be a challenge economically ... you pay an upfront investment, and you get your money back through reduced bills and then being...
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    Think I will stick to flat tappet due to costs...

    Think I will stick to flat tappet due to costs ... the 274XE you suggest does look like a good cam but am just wondering how the idle / performance sub 2000 rpm would be?

    My AFD heads came fitted...
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    Camshaft choice (again)

    Got a 351c I rebuilt with some help from a local company and father.

    Spec:
    40 tho over bore
    KB pistons
    ARP bolts throughout
    Stock crank, not stroked
    MSD 6AL ignition
    Mallory mag breakerless...
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    What you need is some form of flywheel which you...

    What you need is some form of flywheel which you power up during the day when you get free electricity (or indeed which runs from windpower when the wind blows), and then switch into a generator at...
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    Nice garage ... http://www.hotrod.com/featuredvehicles/hrdp_1103_magnus_jinstrands_v12_shelby_cobra_kit_car/photo_09.html

    And a pantera (so 351c) which I therefore approve of wholeheartedly!
  25. Would like to actually see a video of the v12...

    Would like to actually see a video of the v12 merc cobra being driven in anger. Each to his own - fair play to him I say! Too much debate on "real" vs "replica" etc ... personally I reckon if you are...
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