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    I guess one important thing to check is whether...

    I guess one important thing to check is whether you are likely to get valve spring bind (if the new valve is shorter) at full lift.
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    Could you centre the spire nuts with a blob of...

    Could you centre the spire nuts with a blob of silicone before fitting the cover?
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    Plus one. Always a positive experience dealing...

    Plus one. Always a positive experience dealing with Merlin.
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    Same here. I've had dot 5 silicone fluid in mine...

    Same here. I've had dot 5 silicone fluid in mine for 40 years with no sign of discolouration or decay of any sort. I partially drained it the other day and the interior and fittings were all as good...
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    A rare Vauxhall V8 engine :-) 38720

    A rare Vauxhall V8 engine :-)

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    They look great. The ones I had were pretty crude...

    They look great. The ones I had were pretty crude looking by comparison.
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    They do exist but quite rare I think. I sold a...

    They do exist but quite rare I think. I sold a pair a few years back and they were not from any of the well known manufacturers.

    The alternative is to choose a cast ally cover with a suitable flat...
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    BMW will be metric and the Tilton one UNF. I...

    BMW will be metric and the Tilton one UNF. I tried to resist metric fasteners in my build but a few crept in! It just annoys me having to use two sets of spanners for a job.
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    Metric fasteners on a cobra? Oh no no no...

    Metric fasteners on a cobra? Oh no no no...
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    How about replacing the bolts with socket cap...

    How about replacing the bolts with socket cap screws? - you don't need the spanner clearance then.

    You can buy rod-end clevises of many shapes and sizes on eBay.
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    Bench grinder and put the tungsten in a cordless...

    Bench grinder and put the tungsten in a cordless drill - nice sharp result in a few seconds.

    If you lean the torch and set the tungsten without too much stick-out you can set up so that the edge...
  12. ... I stand corrected!

    ... I stand corrected!
  13. Bloody hell! Heavy air in your part of the world....

    Bloody hell! Heavy air in your part of the world. Must be the cold makes it so dense.
  14. I think the dealer's offer and an insurance claim...

    I think the dealer's offer and an insurance claim would be the best way to go.
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    It's laser cut, so cheating really. It is not...

    It's laser cut, so cheating really. It is not perfect, it forms the bottom better than the top so you have to turn the piece over and press it again with a small shim inserted. Not the end of the...
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    I made this little press tool to make round pipes...

    I made this little press tool to make round pipes into square ones. Works well
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    Agree, I suspect it makes very little difference...

    Agree, I suspect it makes very little difference for road use, maybe if you do a lot of track days and really want to be able to mash on that clutch you'd notice it?

    On the other hand, if you are...
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    Or fit an electronic unit. Cheap and reliable.

    Or fit an electronic unit. Cheap and reliable.
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    If it's a mechanical flasher unit then if one...

    If it's a mechanical flasher unit then if one side has a slightly higher resistance than the other (poor connection), less current flows and the flasher operates faster. I guess the connections to...
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    What sort of flasher unit (electronic or...

    What sort of flasher unit (electronic or mechanical)?
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    Always thought copper (kunifer) is smaller,...

    Always thought copper (kunifer) is smaller, neater, cheaper than hoses. As above ΒΌ" for clutches

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    You obviously know him better than I do. I've...

    You obviously know him better than I do. I've only watched the videos.
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    I enjoy watching these for the useful content but...

    I enjoy watching these for the useful content but the guy is pretty disturbing - his family are clearly quite frightened of him.
  24. What he said.

    What he said.
  25. Thread: Cobra 4x4

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    As does full-time 4WD

    As does full-time 4WD
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