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    After the radiator alterations and revised...

    After the radiator alterations and revised mounting location/angle, the position of the bottom hose had changed so I needed a different angled bend.

    The bend arrived today so I have now fitted the...
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    Ah I remember Maverick. Welcome aboard...

    Ah I remember Maverick.

    Welcome aboard :mrgreen:
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    Welcome I am another former Westfield owner....

    Welcome

    I am another former Westfield owner. Were you a member of WSCC?
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    Or just drill a 2-3mm diameter hole in the...

    Or just drill a 2-3mm diameter hole in the thermostat
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    Exactly my thoughts Jon, run the car and see how...

    Exactly my thoughts Jon, run the car and see how it goes.

    I do feel the rad is over sized so am hoping that will offset the fan being on the front.

    A V8 rover engine in a Westfield will cool...
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    Yes I know, like I said I think it will be fine....

    Yes I know, like I said I think it will be fine. I wanted to mount behind but was restricted by the ARB.

    I like to be different :p
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    Thanks I am sure it will be absolutely fine....

    Thanks

    I am sure it will be absolutely fine. Its a triple core rad with a large surface area, the air will still travel through the fan blades and the fan is designed to be a pusher or a puller. I...
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    Last night I made up some mounting brackets and...

    Last night I made up some mounting brackets and tonight I fitted the radiator and fan combo

    https://i.imgur.com/SH43pns.jpg


    Rad corner clearance to underside of body, this is about the same...
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    Thanks :smile:

    Thanks :smile:
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    Thanks Jon 1. Yes I always do this. 2. I...

    Thanks Jon

    1. Yes I always do this.
    2. I don’t see the need as bottom hose will be easily accessible.
    3. Fan is controlled by the FiTech injection system so no need.
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    I picked up my modified radiator this evening. 3...

    I picked up my modified radiator this evening. 3 corners lopped off, mounting brackets for the rad added, and mounting brackets for the fan also added

    https://i.imgur.com/xn8jPY1.jpg
    ...
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    I have made some good progress fixing the...

    I have made some good progress fixing the bodywork over the last few days, it might not look like much but there has been lots of measuring, fiddling, clamping, adjusting taking place. I am pretty...
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    Why don’t you put them on with a blob of...

    Why don’t you put them on with a blob of silicone on each corner. Then you can have a look and see if you like them. If you do, sika them on. If not they will come off with a careful slice using a...
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    :D I have been using 180 grit pads for now

    :D

    I have been using 180 grit pads for now
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    Before finally fixing the front end of the body I...

    Before finally fixing the front end of the body I want to refit the modified radiator and get it fixed and supported, but it is not quite ready yet.

    So whilst waiting for it to be done, I decided...
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    Not too far from me then!

    Not too far from me then!
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    The rear end of the bodywork feels pretty solid...

    The rear end of the bodywork feels pretty solid now, enough for me to be able to move to other areas befofe returning to glass the wheel arches.

    So tonight I made a start on the support brackets...
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    Ha ha, it was getting a bit much at one point, so...

    Ha ha, it was getting a bit much at one point, so I put a fan on to move the air towards the roller door!
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    No photos to show for it, but over the last few...

    No photos to show for it, but over the last few days I have been glassing the boot to the body. I completed this today.

    Very fumey in the garage even with all doors and windows open!
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    I trimmed up the boot panel I made as well as the...

    I trimmed up the boot panel I made as well as the end pieces, and then tiger bonded them together

    https://i.imgur.com/x8JSc3O.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/cSbvPKR.jpg

    Once that had gone off I...
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    I made a tool and spun the pump with a drill. It...

    I made a tool and spun the pump with a drill. It took about 20 seconds and then the drill noticeably dropped speed and laboured. As soon as that happened I was seeing lovely oil pressure on the gauge.
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    The eagle eyed amongst you might have noticed in...

    The eagle eyed amongst you might have noticed in this post http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=59556&p=586976#post586976 that the bonnet was not sitting flush with the body. This is...
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    I made up a mould and then laid up a panel to...

    I made up a mould and then laid up a panel to close the boot floor off to the rear section of bodywork. I have also made some end pieces. Everything needs trimming and then glassing together
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    I need to make up some flat grp sheet. I was...

    I need to make up some flat grp sheet. I was planning on using some MDF to lay it up on, and coat the mdf with some car wax first. Sound ok?
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    Thanks. I intend to do a very thorough job on the...

    Thanks. I intend to do a very thorough job on the body before getting it sprayed for sure. From what I have seen so far it’s going to need a lot of work so I am sure it will teach me some new...
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