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    I did retract that in a later post after finding...

    I did retract that in a later post after finding a photo, my clutch/flywheel does not look so different. However I do agree that taking them out of the mix for now is a good idea, I’d be looking at...
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    Why is it going to move the splines out of the...

    Why is it going to move the splines out of the clutch plate? I thought we'd established that due to your shaft being too long you can't get the bell housing to contact the rear engine face. The...
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    From what I've seen the long version of this...

    From what I've seen the long version of this shaft (4x4) is quite a bit longer may be wrong though.

    Personally I'd like to understand why this is nearly but not quite right. Maybe this is just a...
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    If it were me I'd get one made but that's mainly...

    If it were me I'd get one made but that's mainly because I've got a good friend with access to a waterjet cutter who could make one for me quite cheap (when not on lock down). May also be worth...
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    I'm still a bit confused though (story of my...

    I'm still a bit confused though (story of my life). If the splined part of the shaft is touching the spigot bearing at a point where the bell housing has not contacted the rear of the engine (lets...
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    I remember talking with a guy from RPI a couple...

    I remember talking with a guy from RPI a couple or 3 years ago and he was telling me they were looking into a kit to mate the MX box to an RV8.
    The MX box is very slick but worth bearing in mind...
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    Well, just went and rifled through some photo's...

    Well, just went and rifled through some photo's and it looks like my clutch is not so different from yours as I thought. That's what you get for going from memory!

    From the different...
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    OK, is that with the bellhousing up against the...

    OK, is that with the bellhousing up against the engine rear face or standing off?
    If it's up against the face then why do you think your shaft is too long?
    If it's not up agains the face then why...
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    Are you sure it’s too long? I’m wondering...

    Are you sure it’s too long?
    I’m wondering how it can be too long but if you move it back with a spacer the splines won’t be long enough. That seems to imply it is the spigot part which is too...
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    I’d agree with the above post as long as the...

    I’d agree with the above post as long as the disk is running something like central it will be OK, bear in mind any shim you put behind the disk will increase positive camber unless you can take a...
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    Also worth considering the 14CUX fitted as...

    Also worth considering the 14CUX fitted as standard equipment to many RV8 powered vehicles, easy enough to nail that on.
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    Seems some systems us an absolute pressure supply...

    Seems some systems us an absolute pressure supply and others use a supply referenced to plenum pressure. As long as you don’t mix the two there will be no problem and as you say the latter system...
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    You really need a swirl pot with a fuel injection...

    You really need a swirl pot with a fuel injection pump.
    I made one up for mine which sits along side the fuel tank and has the pump mounted to the back of it with a prefilter.
    I'll try and get a...
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    i think that just means the packet is made in the...

    i think that just means the packet is made in the UK.
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    Doesn’t look like this wI’ll work for me...

    Doesn’t look like this wI’ll work for me anyhow, just checked the V5 and the only date mentioned is “Date of first registration” which is when the Cobra was registered. Only reference to the...
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    Does that apply to tax exemption as well as MoT

    Does that apply to tax exemption as well as MoT
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    Exactly, that’s why I say it would be hard to...

    Exactly, that’s why I say it would be hard to claim this for the Cobra, maybe in another 7 years or so.
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    Keep us posted on how you get on. I agree on the...

    Keep us posted on how you get on.
    I agree on the MoT exemption, it would be hard to claim the Cobra adheres to those rules and I’d also prefer to have an MoT anyhow. I don’t mind sting the cost...
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    Nice, wish I had the funds!

    Nice, wish I had the funds!
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    If I've understood that correctly the registered...

    If I've understood that correctly the registered date would have to be > 40 years ago. Mine is on a V plate so I believe 1980 (away from home a moment so can't check log book) so should be eligable...
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    I built mine in 1997 when SVA was comming in to...

    I built mine in 1997 when SVA was comming in to force, so expecting to have to get tested, but because I was able to build the car in less time than it took the government of the day to bring in SVA...
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    That's exactly why I wanted to understand...

    That's exactly why I wanted to understand how/why/if there was a right or wrong way of plumbing the ports bearing in mind what may have been important on the original vehicle may not be on the new...
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    I suspect a stepped bor MS is quite exotic and...

    I suspect a stepped bor MS is quite exotic and hence you'd know if you had one (and I guess the calculations) would get a bit more complex.
    If we assume a parallel bore I suspect there are many...
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    I'm sure you'll find many people telling you what...

    I'm sure you'll find many people telling you what way round they should be but good luck finding anyone who can give you a plausible reason why.
    Apparently if player A has built more cars than...
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    If the seat is not cut true or the hole not round...

    If the seat is not cut true or the hole not round the nipple taper won't properly seat and seal.
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