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    I had a bad experience with exactly the same...

    I had a bad experience with exactly the same proform alternator last year in hot weather, the regulator gave up without me knowing (no Volt gauge) car kept on running of course but unbeknown to me...
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_747_G-BDXJ
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    I can't see it working any other way than having...

    I can't see it working any other way than having a microphone a set distance away and then recording the peak noise at that distance. It starts getting way too complicated otherwise I can't decide if...
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    Some of the guys I work with are boffins in the...

    Some of the guys I work with are boffins in the field of acoustics and so I had a chat with them concerning how much vehicle noise will reduce from a distance. This is relevant to me at the moment I...
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    I did exactly this. Take heed of not wrapping too...

    I did exactly this. Take heed of not wrapping too tightly. The man above speaks the truth. My experience was similar to Kevins above. It cut out a lot of the higher frequency rubbish and so now its a...
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    I hope the OP reaches some compromise and his...

    I hope the OP reaches some compromise and his neighbours turn out to be reasonable people. My experience: I used to start mine in the garage but not any more. A friendly neighbour who loves the car...
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    Hi Paul Apologies in advance (ha - timing...

    Hi Paul

    Apologies in advance (ha - timing related joke!) if you already know any of this......

    I've had running on (or dieseling) before, it was caused by throttle idle position set too far...
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    Wonder what needs finishing, it says correctly...

    Wonder what needs finishing, it says correctly registered and v5 present, but also states not finished. No number plates, although they could have been removed to make the pictures look nicer but in...
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    What I should have done is what I did on the rear...

    What I should have done is what I did on the rear deck to stop the seatbelts ruining the paint, I put wide strips of tough clear tape (helicopter tape) in those areas. In hindsight that would...
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    Thanks! I found the interior the hardest bit to...

    Thanks! I found the interior the hardest bit to do. I'm most proud of the way the dashboard came out but the carpet caused us grief. Wife and I did it ourselves instead of shelling out £££ for Dax...
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    what, wait a minute, you're actually going with...

    what, wait a minute, you're actually going with my advice? brave man!

    I'm sure it will be fine, and when you get it installed it should either be fine or very close to fine, and tuning the jets...
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    quick fuel do a 650fcm annular booster model, I...

    quick fuel do a 650fcm annular booster model, I am not a sales rep for quick fuel :)
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    Hi Andy I've had a few different sized carbs...

    Hi Andy

    I've had a few different sized carbs with different secondary styles on my SBC 383. My experience may help you decide.

    I started with an Edelbrock 1407 performer 750cfm vacuum...
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    oooh yeah I love it when someone asks what to...

    oooh yeah I love it when someone asks what to take to IVA because I get to post this

    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=36981&stc=1

    good luck!

    Dave A
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    I remember doing some work at uni on bonnet scoop...

    I remember doing some work at uni on bonnet scoop size and orientation, mainly research on existing published work with a bit of our own verification in cfd and it was really interesting. The bonnet...
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    I did the same on my dax, U-shaped bracket on to...

    I did the same on my dax, U-shaped bracket on to the rear chassis rail at the tank strap mounting locations. Fog/reverse and reflectors
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    Nice! :) Last weekend I discovered a crusty...

    Nice! :)

    Last weekend I discovered a crusty old tube of RTV at the back of the cupboard that I used for this job and on inspection it was Permatex, the same as you bought

    regards

    Dave
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    Hi Paul I cant quite remember but at least one...

    Hi Paul

    I cant quite remember but at least one of the water pump bolts might need sealant on the thread as it goes into a water channel. I may be imagining things and that could be an inlet...
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    I have exactly the same water pump on my sbc. The...

    I have exactly the same water pump on my sbc. The back plate on my pump was leaking so after fiddling around in the tiny space between the pump and the engine and making a balls of it, I removed the...
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    My last MOT the tester said hmm I'm afraid I'll...

    My last MOT the tester said hmm I'm afraid I'll have to give you an advisory as you could polish your wheels a little bit more :D:D
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    De Dion chassis needs high articulation ball...

    De Dion chassis needs high articulation ball joints due to the camber comp front end needs a joint that can rotate a bit further. The standard jag ones run out of available movement. I'm afraid I...
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    I had refreshed a few suspension bits as some...

    I had refreshed a few suspension bits as some rubbery parts are now 8 years old since I started building the car and mysteriously the handling just went completely out the window. Lurching all over...
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    Acoustafil for me too, and reduced a noticeable...

    Acoustafil for me too, and reduced a noticeable amount of sharp higher frequency noise so it sounds more rumbly-bumbly now
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    this is mine, I think it might depend on the...

    this is mine, I think it might depend on the colour of the car whether it works or not, and even then is a personal choice



    pic taken immediately after painting/IVA, I have since tidied up the...
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    Hi Matt I copied of someone on here who sadly...

    Hi Matt

    I copied of someone on here who sadly I have forgotten who it was to be able to attribute thanks - I butchered the existing plastic shroud with a bit of bendy ali and a few rivnuts/screws...
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