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    Just an update, deposit taken on car. Dave

    Just an update, deposit taken on car. Dave
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    Thanks guys, registered was a typo, chassis was...

    Thanks guys, registered was a typo, chassis was 2001 so 2011 registered. Dave
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    It's been a while (long post)

    Hi guys, last 6 months have been manic, been working 7 days a week getting our new house in Wales sorted, hence the reason I haven't been on for some time. having got settled in it's now apparent...
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    That's good advice Dan, well done indeed,...

    That's good advice Dan, well done indeed, learning by mistakes, hindsight etc all the phrases we all definitely talk about at some time when going down the build route! Enjoy. Dave
  5. Thread: Pre Ignition

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    Yes, reason I asked, may be a tad overcarbed, lot...

    Yes, reason I asked, may be a tad overcarbed, lot of variables but may benefit from smaller carb, different jetting etc, not too familiar with edelbrocks, ensure all the basics are covered, float...
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    What carb is fitted to the motor that's running...

    What carb is fitted to the motor that's running on? Didn't notice in the txt, all linkage checked for binding etc. Dave
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    Arranged for cob to be transported to Wales,...

    Arranged for cob to be transported to Wales, thought I,d get an mot done prior, went to start and had a problem with starter, long story short one of the small bolts has sheared, Its a power master...
  8. Thread: Mr Leu

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    As Lloyd says, it's really is a question of what...

    As Lloyd says, it's really is a question of what you are looking for, the sensible thing to do is put an engine in with plenty of torque, useable power, and reliable! horsepower figures are great but...
  9. Thread: Mr Leu

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    Hi David, not sure of the space available in the...

    Hi David, not sure of the space available in the Ffr, I have a 9 litre(545) in my dax. Dave
  10. Thread: Build wheels

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    Build wheels

    Anyone need a couple of jag build wheels? Located in Poole, but travelling with van tomorrow (thurs) more house moving mullarkey! going up through shaftesbury to drop a bike off, onto M4 and down to...
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    Moroso oil accumulator

    Brand new 1.5 qt accumulator, never fitted, manual valve and Guage, bought but never plumbed in. Located in Poole £90
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    Mark, there are a few rotary light switches for...

    Mark, there are a few rotary light switches for classic motorcycle use which may fit your needs, Wipac, Lucas, durite etc. Dave
  13. Pete, can you use a scope to check the Pistons?...

    Pete, can you use a scope to check the Pistons? May be able to see the numbers if there are any, its difficult to know what is happening without knowing the combination of parts used, cam profile, ...
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    Pete it will vary somewhat, mine are about a...

    Pete it will vary somewhat, mine are about a fingers width give or take, may need to think about heat shields as well which may dictate to a degree, I'm sure a few others will comment. Dave
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    Gary, smaller torque wrench that reads in inches...

    Gary, smaller torque wrench that reads in inches is what I was on about, the drive size on them will be 1/4 or 3/8, just sometimes the lower values required on certain bolts are easier to apply with...
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    Gary re torque wrench an inch one up to 22-24 lb...

    Gary re torque wrench an inch one up to 22-24 lb ish, and if you are doing head bolts probably need a decent one to 165 ft lb or thereabouts, larger ones will do smaller jobs but typically lowest...
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    Gary, take your time, get plenty of info, ask...

    Gary, take your time, get plenty of info, ask Q,s, there must be someone in your neck of the woods that can guide you and let you do it with some assistance? When you strip anything not having done...
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    £250! That's a joke imho of course.

    £250! That's a joke imho of course.
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    Paolo, there is heat shielding like mini pipe...

    Paolo, there is heat shielding like mini pipe lagging covered in heat reflective tape, be worth trying that but I can't remember where I've seen it, or depending on exact location, alloy plate...
  20. Thread: Vredestein Tyres

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    Tony, I have some 315's on the back of my Dax,...

    Tony, I have some 315's on the back of my Dax, haven't done much mileage but no negative comment from me, must check to see if the Cob is still in the garage! Been so busy, getting ready to move...
  21. Brilliant! Done him good to get it off his chest,...

    Brilliant! Done him good to get it off his chest, two sides to every story but a great read.
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    Hi croc, Dave in Poole, as long as it's got a v8...

    Hi croc, Dave in Poole, as long as it's got a v8 ford I'm happy
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    Great glad it's sorted. Dave

    Great glad it's sorted. Dave
  24. Thread: Not Starting

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    Pour some fuel down the throat or carb start,...

    Pour some fuel down the throat or carb start, once it starts firing it will pull fuel through and start. Dave
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    Wish you were here

    Hi guys, just arrived in fuengerola, nice week ahead, son daughter in law and granddaughter arrived tonight, weather good, beer cold, luvverly. Dave
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