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    Keep going matey, great progress

    Keep going matey, great progress
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    Thanks. I have seen this guy (met him once...

    Thanks. I have seen this guy (met him once actually) but not seen all those videos. Look useful.
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    Enjoyed that! Thanks, good video.

    Enjoyed that! Thanks, good video.
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    Continued..........brackets on ...

    Continued..........brackets on

    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=39997&stc=1

    And then it will go on like this (ignore the crappy bolts, new sized and tidy stainless...
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    On with the rear anti roll bar today. At last...

    On with the rear anti roll bar today. At last (not so) Rapid Metals delivered my steel, so I can weld up a solution

    I am using a Westfield front bar as a starting point. With the McGill made up...
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    Been back on my daughter's house for a few days...

    Been back on my daughter's house for a few days so progress has been slowed!! Anyway, today I had a look at the rear anti-roll bar. I got the parts for the drop links from McGill Motorsport and have...
  7. Go for it, experienced specialist with good...

    Go for it, experienced specialist with good knowledge is worth a lot. Better than learning on your own engine and having to live with the potential consequences! No doubt you will watch closely and...
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    Thanks for the encouragement guys. Just come in...

    Thanks for the encouragement guys. Just come in for a coffee having done the right hand one too (so much easier on the second one). So feeling pleased with myself! As one of you said, worth the...
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    So on to the first hub carrier. I need to drop...

    So on to the first hub carrier. I need to drop the fixing hole 40mm. The carrier is tapered so I need to cut out a section and then weld the fixing lugs back on 40mm lower, roughly as below. A pencil...
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    Bit of progress today. Top link mountings moved...

    Bit of progress today. Top link mountings moved down and welded on (just need to do the underneath weld), heatshield fitted and exhausts back on.
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  11. If you do use TimeSert be careful with the drill...

    If you do use TimeSert be careful with the drill bit supplied. They are excellent quality but cut VERY well and can pull you in and over drill if you are not ready! Especially in aluminium. You have...
  12. Worth having a look at Time-Sert thread repair....

    Worth having a look at Time-Sert thread repair. Much better than Helicoil. Did one on my 302 build (head bolt). Really impressed.
    Both can be done in the car, obviously swarf needs to be caught....
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    Heat shield to protect the slave cylinder in and...

    Heat shield to protect the slave cylinder in and £80 of high performance material layered on! I acknowledge it's not pretty but it will hopefully work and anyway, it can hardly be seen once the...
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    Exactly what I was thinking! Mr Bamford would not...

    Exactly what I was thinking! Mr Bamford would not be happy!! Nice old JCB. I had a similar one when I built my place. So bloody useful. It's a great place to tie a block and tackle for a controlled...
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    Decided to put the steering column back in and...

    Decided to put the steering column back in and tidy up under the dash. As you will see, some of the welding on this car is absolutely diabolical and under the dash was particularly poor. Time for a...
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    Hope everyone has had a good Christmas (and not...

    Hope everyone has had a good Christmas (and not been Covid effected). I've had my son here which has been a bonus on two counts. First, he bought me a fabulous Teng Tools pliers set! Second, I have...
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    Need some material to sort the rear roll bar out...

    Need some material to sort the rear roll bar out so turned instead to the removeable steering wheel/column mount. It's a Lifeline product bought from Merlin Motorsport. I have the very same in my...
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    You've got me thinking now!! Perhaps a bit more...

    You've got me thinking now!! Perhaps a bit more playing. Maybe I will make up a smaller one for trials?? It's easy enough, all I have to do is change the mounting blocks for the smaller diameter...
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    It didn’t! You think that’s too big?

    It didn’t! You think that’s too big?
  20. Thread: Help with sale

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    Harrison Dek is right about timing. I use Imgur...

    Harrison
    Dek is right about timing. I use Imgur (external hosting) for pictures. If you get stuck let me know and I or someone else on here could probably post them for you. Not sure about price,...
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    Had a small delay in progress due to a nasty...

    Had a small delay in progress due to a nasty cold, fortunately not Omicron (according to the test)!!

    Had a look at making the front anti-roll bar today. As I have inboard suspension on rocker...
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    I don’t know but it will be local to them in...

    I don’t know but it will be local to them in Kidderminster I expect. They made the pipes in house. They make pretty much everything in house
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    Kuga Yes, they had them done. Top quality job...

    Kuga
    Yes, they had them done. Top quality job and I have to say I have been incredibly impressed by Tornado and am very grateful for the help that Andy Sheldon (owner) has given me. Particularly as...
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    You got it, the Tornado bellhousing uses the full...

    You got it, the Tornado bellhousing uses the full size Ford flywheel. I guess I could balance a new flywheel to match but then I need new clutch too and it starts adding up to a lot of money, not to...
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    It’s a Tornado Sports Cars set up. I slipped up...

    It’s a Tornado Sports Cars set up. I slipped up when I started. I used a Renault bell housing and Ford Essex flywheel. I then found out that Tornado cast their own full size bell housing which has...
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