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  1. Dek, There were, are, some very talented...

    Dek,

    There were, are, some very talented people who helped to fulfill the dream and complete the aircraft - I kept drawing analogies to the "kit car scene", which did not go down well with...
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    Clive, That is a very clever and simple...

    Clive,

    That is a very clever and simple solution, I trust you have no copyright in place and will not seek protect you intellectual property right if your idea was copied?

    Take care,...
  3. Some Cobra content but more aircraft related

    Some may remember a thread (see link below) that I posted a few years ago, just over seven to be more precise, about a rather special GD Euro that was owned by my nephew Anthony (Tony) Ayre who, at...
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    Update Following the last post I decided...

    Update

    Following the last post I decided to try and check for an air leak by squirting differential oil around the seals between the injectors & intake manifold (as suggested on another...
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    Graham, From Tony's post above it is...

    Graham,

    From Tony's post above it is clear that there is more space where it matters in the AK than there is in the Sumo. There is no way the original alternator could fit between the block...
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    Graham, Glad you have stepped away from the...

    Graham,

    Glad you have stepped away from the brink - I have been there a few times.

    Couple of quick replies, I will sort out some of the stuff I can't remember and get back later with more of...
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    Graham, I feel your pain as I have...

    Graham,

    I feel your pain as I have followed a very similar path. I appreciate that what works in a Sumo might not work in an AK but this is how far I have got:

    No way that the original...
  8. Thread: Vote

    by Ian C
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    https://i.imgur.com/VXdkGyo.png There you...

    https://i.imgur.com/VXdkGyo.png


    There you go, just a screenshot from the gallery so apologies for the quality

    Take care,
    Ian
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    Aaron, Thanks for getting back to me,...

    Aaron,

    Thanks for getting back to me, appreciated. Yes that seems to match what I am experiencing, I have grown increasingly frustrated with problems on this forum, it used to be so much easier...
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    Have been trying to update this thread but when I...

    Have been trying to update this thread but when I try I get the message that "I am trying to leave the page, please confirm?" If i say yes I get the dreaded 404 error and am then blocked form...
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    Russell, Great news, which test centre...

    Russell,

    Great news, which test centre are you planning to use?

    Take care,
    Ian
  12. Thread: Ecm choice

    by Ian C
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    Al, I am currently going through the set...

    Al,

    I am currently going through the set up & tuning on a Link Storm ECU on the 1UZ-FE and have nothing but praise for it. I bought it from BHP (link below) and dealt with a guy called...
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    North Gosforth, Sandy Lane (A1056)

    Spotted today about 11:15 heading north towards Sandy Lane. Think it was a BMW Z3 Kobra (?)

    https://i.imgur.com/hY5nMZV.jpg
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    Beautiful, congratulations!!

    Beautiful, congratulations!!
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    Many thanks for the replies. One of those things...

    Many thanks for the replies. One of those things I had never noticed until I had problems and started looking!

    Putting aside the "Connection is not secure" issue, is any one else having problems...
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    Insecure Connection?

    Hi,

    Is any one else seeing the icon of a padlock with a diagonal red line through it, saying "Connection is not secure" when it is interrogated, in the address bar of their browser when...
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    Nige, As always the quality and finish is...

    Nige,

    As always the quality and finish is beautiful, the rear view is squat and planted - and, to prevent misunderstanding, I mean that in a positive way.

    One of the things I always...
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    No problem, I will be glad of a rest!!

    No problem, I will be glad of a rest!!
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    Gav, It might but as I don't have such a...

    Gav,

    It might but as I don't have such a thing I am proceeding with the elimination of possibilities.





    As I feared it wasn't the spark plugs! These have now been swapped side...
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    Nige, If you are planning 170+ mph down...

    Nige,

    If you are planning 170+ mph down the Mulsanne I would fit them!!!

    Take care,

    Ian

    PS lovely work, really looking good!
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    Tony, That's the plan, going to swap over...

    Tony,

    That's the plan, going to swap over the plugs side to side & recheck. Then it will be the injectors which I think are more likely to be the cause.

    I have watched all the...
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    Aaron, I don't know at the moment whether...

    Aaron,

    I don't know at the moment whether the problem is the higher or lower lambda reading as the engine has not yet been tuned and is evidence by the difference between the two banks. The...
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    Aaron, I am sure that this was meant in a...

    Aaron,

    I am sure that this was meant in a humorous spirit lifting sense but I have to tell you it fell short! Sending pictures of an admittedly beautiful, if a bit blingy, ITB set up does...
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    Jim, That's what I feared, still, means I...

    Jim,

    That's what I feared, still, means I can play with the engine a bit longer!


    Thank you (?) for the reply!

    Ian
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    1UZ-FE: Lambda variation between banks

    Hi,

    Having a little play with the engine when I should be getting on rebuilding the car, fitting body etc - but in these strange times you get your fun when you can.

    Noticed early on...
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