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    I always slot second gear before trying first for...

    I always slot second gear before trying first for this reason.

    But yes it Is adjustable, have a look here:

    http://www.gomog.com/allmorgan/remoteissues.html
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    :) one of my late fathers favourite lines. ...

    :) one of my late fathers favourite lines.

    Another one he enjoyed using was a Den Tanner (founder of pilgrim cars) quote. When Dad rang him complain about being sent the seemingly wrong parts...
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    Most uk bought BFG’s have m+s written on the...

    Most uk bought BFG’s have m+s written on the side.... a tyre built for pick up trucks to go in the snow... what could go wrong?

    There are a number of uk cobras running around with tyres that are...
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    Get a bike inner tube and cut to fit?

    Get a bike inner tube and cut to fit?
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    Ye gods.... mental.

    Ye gods.... mental.
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    As others have done on here, mine went mk2 2.8 v6...

    As others have done on here, mine went mk2 2.8 v6 to rv8 (a 4.6)... So here's my short list of jobs & notes for you:

    Be warned that a stock 3.5 rv8 wont make much more power than a 2.8 v6 in good...
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    I used an LED solution on my round lucas brake...

    I used an LED solution on my round lucas brake lights.

    I upgraded after was forced to drive in torrential rain on a motorway with lots of standing water - driving at 40mph, in a low car with...
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    Pretty sure that if it was a factory sierra...

    Pretty sure that if it was a factory sierra chassis that makes it at least a mk2 - probably a late mark 2 which will have some extra bracing. The main issue on a mk1 was the cortina rear end - which...
  9. Thread: What tyres????

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    I have used the stick on letters - on an old set...

    I have used the stick on letters - on an old set - Goodyear - they looked great, really cool, though very hard to get right.

    I did a full write up of the galaxy’s on here somewhere....

    if...
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    Bought off them a couple of months ago. Nice chap.

    Bought off them a couple of months ago. Nice chap.
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    All personal choice. They do look cool but from a...

    All personal choice. They do look cool but from a practical perspective only Never seen the point of a hardtop outside of racing.

    Soft top or tonneau on for parking up on dry days for me.

    Did...
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    I do have a pair of custom made 11.5” 235lb...

    I do have a pair of custom made 11.5” 235lb cortina mk4/5 front springs if it’s of any interest.... ordered and fitted once then I realised they were the wrong height for mine.
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    Here.... Only H rated in that size... but still,...

    Here.... Only H rated in that size... but still, thats rated to perform at 130mph with twice the weight of a cobra on it....
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    Those are the ones.... north hants tyres had them...

    Those are the ones.... north hants tyres had them designed and produced originally.
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    I wrote a review of the galaxys on mine - still...

    I wrote a review of the galaxys on mine - still feel they are the right 15" tyre choice for roadgoing cobras, V rated, proper sidewall construction, look the part & the grip/compound lasts (unlike...
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    26psi is a bit high... might even be too much to...

    26psi is a bit high... might even be too much to get a good contact patch. Could check by using chalk across the tyre and checking after a short drive. I run 23 rear 21 fronts on my mk2 rv8 which...
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    Sorry to hear that... Bread and butter for Cheng...

    Sorry to hear that... Bread and butter for Cheng at thunder road.
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    Thanks to all that replied. Issue is finally...

    Thanks to all that replied. Issue is finally resolved.

    I shimmed the front - looked perfect, but once the car glued been driven, it frustratingly settled again. The issue was caused by incorrect...
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    First you probably have linear springs - so...

    First you probably have linear springs - so winding them up does not affect how much weight it takes to compress them. it also takes a bit of movement for the weight and springs to settle to it’s...
  20. Thread: Yippee

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    Well done! A real achievement.

    Well done! A real achievement.
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    Compare that with my recent conversations with...

    Compare that with my recent conversations with Dave at Dampertech re non standard springs & coilovers for my pilgrim. The mans an expert, very patient, willing to go and measure stuff to compare and...
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    Could you please post a pic of the bracket?

    Could you please post a pic of the bracket?
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    Yes please! Mine keeps fraying where it goes...

    Yes please! Mine keeps fraying where it goes through the bulkhead too...
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    for resale or insurance? I've got a mk2 with...

    for resale or insurance?

    I've got a mk2 with 4.6 rv8 on an agreed value policy of 28k. In the event of a full loss, I doubt you'd be able to walk into a dealer and buy a car to that spec for less...
  25. Thread: Sumo Brakes.

    by AlexB74
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    Have you tried fitting different pads on the...

    Have you tried fitting different pads on the front?

    Something on my list to try next time...
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