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  1. Thread: Tyre help

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    ah, sorry, missed that little detail!

    ah, sorry, missed that little detail!
  2. Thread: Tyre help

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    Think you have an answer above: Galaxy 215/60s on...

    Think you have an answer above: Galaxy 215/60s on tyre front, and 245/60s on the rears.
    Pic of my 255s on the rears... 39011
  3. Thread: Tyre help

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    I've got 235 Galaxys on the front of mine - they...

    I've got 235 Galaxys on the front of mine - they look good imho, but can make static turning of the steering wheel a bit heavy.
  4. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AC-Cobra-DAX-427-fibreg...

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AC-Cobra-DAX-427-fibreglass-bubble-top-hardtop-kitcar/193712161686?hash=item2d1a250396:g:ZuAAAOSwOBhficj9
  5. https://www.totalheadturners.com/cars/427-hardtops...

    https://www.totalheadturners.com/cars/427-hardtops/
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    Think you may need to chop the ends off, resleeve...

    Think you may need to chop the ends off, resleeve and rejoin.
    You should have a perforated tube that runs down the inside centrally. The acoustifil is wrapped around this and slid in. Then fit...
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    Lol....was he called Nelson?

    Lol....was he called Nelson?
  8. Craig's method sounds rather complicated to me!

    Craig's method sounds rather complicated to me!
  9. Had one of these with new boiler install in 2015....

    Had one of these with new boiler install in 2015. Works perfectly 25-30 feet from receiver on the boiler, I move it to different rooms at different times/days (to keep others on their toes).
    First...
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    doesnt look lie standard Smiths to me, unless...

    doesnt look lie standard Smiths to me, unless they have changed he casing sin last few years. Font on bigger gauges looks different, or am I imagining it?
  11. Thread: Galaxies

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    Hi Chris - my particular FE runs rather high oil...

    Hi Chris - my particular FE runs rather high oil pressure, and Rovers in general tend to run rather low.
    I'm very pleased with the Galaxys so far.
    If you want to go with knock-on wheels let me...
  12. Thread: Galaxies

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    - assume you mean at tickover - it must increase...

    - assume you mean at tickover - it must increase the revs go up?
    I'm at 100psi on start=up, but then as engine warms (oil viscosity reduces?) it starts to drop. Once its warmed up its around 25 psi...
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    ah OK, misunderstood - thought it was a project...

    ah OK, misunderstood - thought it was a project in build. Disregard my comments.
    Sorry for any confusion.
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    I understood you had a Mexican crate engine -...

    I understood you had a Mexican crate engine - which is either a new engine, or one that does not carry proof of an age-related block?
    In which case you would be tested on modern emission standards...
  15. Thread: Galaxies

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    Didn't push it really, as said above, worried...

    Didn't push it really, as said above, worried about those spinners moving, but all fine - seems very supple, well planted.
    Very pleased so far but 235s upfront does make low speed turning very...
  16. Thread: Galaxies

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    I continually watch the oil pressure! My engine...

    I continually watch the oil pressure!
    My engine has very high oil pressure when cold, so I wait to see the pressure go donw a bit before driving off, and then only go very gingerly til I can see I'm...
  17. Thread: Galaxies

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    25+ miles. I was taking it gently as paranoid...

    25+ miles.
    I was taking it gently as paranoid about (literally) the wheels coming off! Stopped to check safety wire at roughly 3, 5 and 10 miles. All seemed fine, no movement.
    Started to enjoy...
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    Assume you are going for a new reg?

    Assume you are going for a new reg?
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    Finally got the toy car back on the road, blast...

    Finally got the toy car back on the road, blast round the villages and down to worthing and back.
    Trigos seemed to stay on, great to be back in hot seat.
  20. Thread: Galaxies

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    Mine (2X 235/60, 2 x 255/60) went on abs fine on...

    Mine (2X 235/60, 2 x 255/60) went on abs fine on the Trigos at NorthHants Tyres.
  21. Thread: Galaxies

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    Glad to hear it. My first drive out tomorrow with...

    Glad to hear it. My first drive out tomorrow with Galaxy's fitted to the new knock-ons.
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    I completely agree Aaron - it aint that hard to...

    I completely agree Aaron - it aint that hard to get to pay a techy to put up some pics and buy a domain name. If my Mrs can do it for her translation business, anyone can.
    You don't even need to...
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    As stated above, difficult to provide further...

    As stated above, difficult to provide further help without details.
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    Likely to be a problem sorry. What car, what...

    Likely to be a problem sorry.

    What car, what wheels and what suspension settings are you using?
    Any of these could throw things out. Pics would be useful, as would further details.
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    I'd hate to throw cold water onto your hot...

    I'd hate to throw cold water onto your hot welding. but I do think buying some kit from Anthony( assuming he would supply it) will save you a huge amount of hassle, and thn you could have the...
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