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    I think what he means is that when fitting a...

    I think what he means is that when fitting a starter motor on a Chevy, you are supposed to shim the motor to get the correct engagement of the starter and flywheel teeth. I'm sure someone will soon...
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    Have a good look on You tube for tutorials on...

    Have a good look on You tube for tutorials on spraying, always a good place to have a look.
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    Yes only had to do it once on one side and it was...

    Yes only had to do it once on one side and it was not that hard at all considering how well it works.
  4. Thread: Pedal Extension

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    Didn't AK used to make an electrically adjustable...

    Didn't AK used to make an electrically adjustable pedal box for just this problem ?
  5. Thread: clutch

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    From memory I think it's 3/4" master and 7/8"...

    From memory I think it's 3/4" master and 7/8" slave, pretty sure that's what I've got on my Ford.
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    Yes I have only used hi temp silicon for years...

    Yes I have only used hi temp silicon for years now and never had any problems at all, not touched them at all for at least the last 6 years or so. I suspect my exhaust manifold is slightly warped but...
  7. Thread: Fuel anomaly?

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    If you are running a Carburettor ? then that is...

    If you are running a Carburettor ? then that is way too much pressure. You should be getting more like 4 PSI.
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    I might be wrong but Pilgrim use or used to use a...

    I might be wrong but Pilgrim use or used to use a Sierra pedal box and have had many hydraulic conversions done to it, so they could be a place to investigate to get one. Failing that Big Tony on...
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    On a Gen 1 the brakes are in board on the rear so...

    On a Gen 1 the brakes are in board on the rear so no advantage really.
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    No ! when it gets warm they would be likely to...

    No ! when it gets warm they would be likely to fall off. Best way is domed hex head or sickoflex. If your not sure enough to drill a hole are you really that sure you actually want them ??
  11. If your breather is to let air back into the tank...

    If your breather is to let air back into the tank as your driving then as a bear minimum that is enough. The breathers I'm on about is to prevent problems when filling up, especially after the...
  12. When I helped my mate build his Dax we had the...

    When I helped my mate build his Dax we had the side filler mod with 2 x 10mm breathers welded into tank then had him block off the original top fill point (never even a hint of petrol smell in the...
  13. Thread: Engines

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    Yes it is Tony D in his old AK before he chose to...

    Yes it is Tony D in his old AK before he chose to go the Lexus route in an AK again.
  14. Any swarf that goes into the tank will get caught...

    Any swarf that goes into the tank will get caught in the fuel filter before it can do any harm, if you don't at present have one before the pump it might be an idea to fit one. As for weather or not...
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    Didn't fit them on my Gen1 either

    Didn't fit them on my Gen1 either
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    I had exactly the same issue that you have, and...

    I had exactly the same issue that you have, and after several gaskets blowing and the bolts which were always working themselves loose, I took someone's advice and threw the gaskets away and just...
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    Carbs don't usually have a return that I have...

    Carbs don't usually have a return that I have ever seen ?
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    If the oil pump was new so no oil ever been in...

    If the oil pump was new so no oil ever been in it, then it will not prime without packing it with vaseline or whatever. Don't start the engine again till you have confirmed this as the only lubricant...
  19. Thread: Front spliters

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    Got mine from AK, not cheap though. Problem is...

    Got mine from AK, not cheap though. Problem is one make doesn't fit all, as all the different makes of cobras are a different shape.
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    If it's not compatible with your gauge Spiyda...

    If it's not compatible with your gauge Spiyda sell a device which can sort out this problem.
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    From previous posts I think he has a very old Dax...

    From previous posts I think he has a very old Dax around the 1990 s ??
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    Fantastic news glad you persevered and all went...

    Fantastic news glad you persevered and all went well in the end, now to move on, good luck :grin: :grin:
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    Wow that did look scary. On the issue of breaking...

    Wow that did look scary. On the issue of breaking the cam in the only way I have ever heard of anyone doing this is to have the revs at between 2,00 and 2,500 rpm varying them all the time not fixed...
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    I have heard and seen that the wrapping on...

    I have heard and seen that the wrapping on headers smoke for a while so it's probably ok. But you must do the can break in as just doing short bursts is not a good idea. Well done on the engine build...
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    Will try and get there but not eating thanks.

    Will try and get there but not eating thanks.
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