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  1. Thread: Refurb advice

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    A coyote would be interesting. I think people go...

    A coyote would be interesting. I think people go for the Chevy or LS route as it's common and people follow the crowd. All will have there challenges.
    Chevy parts are readily available. I don't...
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    I am a worrier so always need reassurance and...

    I am a worrier so always need reassurance and peace of mind. Thanks for the comments. I dont think they are precision items and tolerances are allowed. I will check for run out and if that looks good...
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    XJ6 Rear Brake calipers and shimming.

    Installing the rear discs and calipers on Jaguar IRS. The alignment of the caliper to the disc should be equal on both sides. The Haynes manual states you should shim the disc for a central position....
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    Thanks for replying. I recalled you had posted...

    Thanks for replying. I recalled you had posted some informative wiring and hope your build is going well.
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    Previous link will hopefully help. ...

    Previous link will hopefully help.

    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=60447&page=6&highlight=corsa38404
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    You have oil on both sides so the crank is...

    You have oil on both sides so the crank is flinging the oil around.. Better having a leak at the front than the back side however bad it looks. As suggested give it a clean down. Look front crank and...
  7. Thread: Cobra keys

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    Looks very nice solution. I think some of the 3D...

    Looks very nice solution. I think some of the 3D printer guys will be having a go at producing some. Cutting the slot using a dremiel ?

    I thought of ali. Different colours off e-bay
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    Couple of facts I have seen reported on. ...

    Couple of facts I have seen reported on.

    Germany has low rate fatality rate against tests. This appears to be due to them testing a large amount of healthy young people returning from skiing...
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    Thanks Russ for posting. Well pleased with...

    Thanks Russ for posting.

    Well pleased with the results on my pivots this afternoon.

    I used the hand method as in the video of start/finish wrap with 180 degree and then 90 degree wraps in...
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    How to safety wire by hand

    How to wire lock nuts. This is required on Jaguar differential top mounting bolts and the brake caliper bolts. I was looking for a good instruction guide and found this video be the best for hand...
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    As Paul says you need one like this. ...

    As Paul says you need one like this.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5osW9Fi4JTE
  12. Thread: exterior mirrors

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    Do you need two ?

    Do you need two ?
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    The wear on the back of the pulley shows...

    The wear on the back of the pulley shows slippage. With it being chrome your getting rotation with slippage. The back might not be perfectly flat so addition of a serrated or Nordlock Type Washers...
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    I hear the Malaga locked down is strict with...

    I hear the Malaga locked down is strict with police and local police patrol issuing on the spot fines!
    The Spainish have a ruling for only a single person in a car to reduce the numbers in...
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    I have taken out the choke plate as never need it...

    I have taken out the choke plate as never need it and I have seen it improves flow. If you do remove it make sure you lock the choke off with a rod as it can come back on with vibration !
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    Lee, Do you mean 2021 Stoneleigh ! Those...

    Lee,

    Do you mean 2021 Stoneleigh !

    Those pipes look nice. How are you knuckles !
  17. Thread: Exhausted

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    I find the 2.88PL and T5 B&W gearbox is a sweet...

    I find the 2.88PL and T5 B&W gearbox is a sweet spot for 351C with a low enough first ratio for launches and 2,100 rpm in 5th at 70mph. Great on long trips 23 mpg. I have flat torque 350lb from...
  18. Thread: Exhausted

    by jon1d
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    One deaf ear as apposed to two. Some side pipes...

    One deaf ear as apposed to two.
    Some side pipes sound tinny and metallic. The underslungs sound better mid and low frequency range. I think they also give a better power/torque curve at lower to...
  19. Thread: Exhausted

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    Looks like it will sound great. Going under the...

    Looks like it will sound great. Going under the rear diff might be your lowest point for ground clearance. Mine go over the drive shafts which is a bit more restricted with bends but have no worries...
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    Italy are in a bad situation as they did not...

    Italy are in a bad situation as they did not apply the lock down soon enough. A friend in Lombardi region is saying this kills all ages not just the elderly.

    China did a lock down and they took 4...
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    See also the number divorces increase and...

    See also the number divorces increase and possible murders.
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    According to the professor in the link it causes...

    According to the professor in the link it causes diarrhoea. The first I have heard of that statement!
  23. Thread: Carpet fitting

    by jon1d
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    It's great stuff very sticky. I used it for under...

    It's great stuff very sticky. I used it for under the bonnet heat reflective material and has not come off for last 5 years plus.

    Use this in a well ventilated area other wise you will be away...
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    Andy, That's good news. Good that its a come...

    Andy,
    That's good news. Good that its a come part and still easy available. A soft pedal also could stop the pressure switch from working which usually indicates the brakes need bleeding and the...
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    The VW Golf is M10 thread. I think it is this...

    The VW Golf is M10 thread. I think it is this below. I will have to have a look in my spares bins to confirm.
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