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  1. Thread: Cockit heat

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    :lol: Yeah, I wasn't actually planning on having...

    :lol: Yeah, I wasn't actually planning on having a valve at all - and the little tiny T7 heater won't be putting out much heat I imagine. There'll be no forgetting the fan is on though, it sounds...
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    Yeah - I'd have been more specific about engines...

    Yeah - I'd have been more specific about engines that applies to ... if I could have remembered :oops: evidently the Ford Windsor is on the list! I'm not actually sure about the FE, though since...
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    Slightly jealous of this furlough lark people are...

    Slightly jealous of this furlough lark people are on ;) although my fiancee is furloughed and the threat of redundancies at the end of it makes it much less fun sounding!



    I have thought about...
  4. Thread: Cockit heat

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    I think most people fit a valve into the heater...

    I think most people fit a valve into the heater hoses as you suggested - you have to be careful of your engine coolant circuit though; some have a bypass (and therefore you can just block one hose...
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    Thanks for the pictures David! For headers made...

    Thanks for the pictures David! For headers made at home they are a work of art; then again, I didn't expect anything less from you :) I think the FE heads are a smidge closer to the footwell, but not...
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    Thanks all :) David, your description makes...

    Thanks all :)

    David, your description makes perfect sense - kinda what I was planning, too, that giant bend was just a cheap practice piece :) the only trouble is the rear most ports which will...
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    I spent some more time today in the company of......

    I spent some more time today in the company of...

    Cardboard templates:
    https://i.ibb.co/yYR00f9/image.png

    Sharpie markers and aluminium sheet (1.5mm thick, possibly slight overkill)...
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    About six inches north of the top of my head.....

    About six inches north of the top of my head.. *mutters* :lol:
  9. Thread: EFI question

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    9mpg instead of 8mpg? :mrgreen:

    9mpg instead of 8mpg? :mrgreen:
  10. Thread: EFI question

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    My old MR2 (~2003) didn't fart, but you did get a...

    My old MR2 (~2003) didn't fart, but you did get a whoosh when you undid the filler cap - I believe that was because the evap (evaporative emissions) system would cause a small negative pressure in...
  11. Thread: EFI question

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    Yep then definitely as Jim says - I doubt they...

    Yep then definitely as Jim says - I doubt they 'care' what the fuel tank is, so it'll continue to be vented as the original. Overall you aren't likely to be using any more fuel when EFI than carbed,...
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    So you're saying I have to be not only jealous of...

    So you're saying I have to be not only jealous of your progress, but also your height?

    Man, I really am going off you :mrgreen: ;)
  13. Thread: EFI question

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    That probably depends on if you are talking about...

    That probably depends on if you are talking about "production" cars or aftermarket EFI.. I know current generation production EFI uses all sorts of trick emissions gubbins and I think they aim to...
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    Yeah - I couldn't get it onto that ball either,...

    Yeah - I couldn't get it onto that ball either, so I thought I'd start with the suction mount it came with.. which it also didn't fit, it seems! The usual "offshore" manufacturing tolerances perhaps..
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    Speak to Ron at STS Imports - that's how I got...

    Speak to Ron at STS Imports - that's how I got all my engine parts in, and a set of heads shouldn't be expensive to have popped in the shipping container - as long as you aren't in a huge rush.
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    While waiting for some aluminium to arrive, I was...

    While waiting for some aluminium to arrive, I was digging through boxes looking for the boot latch loop (which I swear I have somewhere...) and found the rear view mirrors I bought a while ago; after...
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    I think Dan @ PhantomWorks must bill by thinking...

    I think Dan @ PhantomWorks must bill by thinking of a large number, multiplying it by another large number, sticking a 1 in front and making sure it's at least six digits long!
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    Lovely! Painted or in gelcoat?

    Lovely! Painted or in gelcoat?
  19. Now that's a movie reference I do get :mrgreen:

    Now that's a movie reference I do get :mrgreen:
  20. D'oh! *checks film on IMDb* Ah, see, my excuse...

    D'oh! *checks film on IMDb*

    Ah, see, my excuse is that I'm far too young to get the reference :razz: ;) I don't actually think I've seen the film..
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    True, but it's also part of the frozen wasteland...

    True, but it's also part of the frozen wasteland of Canuckistan, so must surely be cold and dark year round*

    (*I'm joking, this is just how AvE of YouTube fame describes it - he's got a specific...
  22. Hah, I quite like that! They'll still be...

    Hah, I quite like that!

    They'll still be there, but will you be able to get to them.. :)
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    I actually have a little painting project in mind...

    I actually have a little painting project in mind before the Cobra - the lacquer is peeling on the BMW around the headlamp washer jets (they all seem to go there).. if I could just figure out what...
  24. Success! Perhaps not to everyone's taste (I'd...

    Success!

    Perhaps not to everyone's taste (I'd probably go with round lamps, myself) but a nice neat job! I'm thinking plod might have something to say about your numberplate being behind them,...
  25. John, is there no end to your talents? Your posts...

    John, is there no end to your talents? Your posts are always informative, with supporting pictures, diagrams etc.. you didn't, by any chance, write technical/training materials in a past life, did...
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