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  1. Thread: Ethanol in fuel

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    I mistakenly filled up the Cobra with E10 whilst...

    I mistakenly filled up the Cobra with E10 whilst in France a few years ago.
    It ran so badly that even the wife was asking me what was wrong with the engine - very rough running like it was...
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    I'd have to agree with this - I have a set from...

    I'd have to agree with this - I have a set from Roadcraft and the rocker covers have been off and on several times and they are still leak free ->...
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    I have one of those. Once took it in and the...

    I have one of those. Once took it in and the usual chap that tests it lifts it up on the ramp, has a quick look round underneath then walks over to me and we're having a chat about cars as usual.
    A...
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    Cooling system question ...

    ... is anyone using an expansion tank only i.e not using a header tank ?
    (I'm using the car builder solution definitions here as per this vid https://youtu.be/OPKaFcOwemI?t=30)

    The reason I ask...
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    Red Dax Tojeiro - Houghton le Spring ?

    Friday 2nd July around noon - heading into town on the the Seaham road.
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    Cheers all. Had spotted the same on the...

    Cheers all.

    Had spotted the same on the Roadcraft site - for quite a bit more money, which begs the question - what's the quality like on the ebay ones (as they're from China - which often means...
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    This any use - Wiring document I got from Dax...

    This any use - Wiring document I got from Dax back in 1997

    https://1drv.ms/b/s!ADIda-dhzZ_Pgss_

    Cheers
    Geoff
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    found one

    Thanks for the replies. Have now found one on the Roadcraft website which looks like it will suit
    https://roadcraftuk.co.uk/index.php?route=product/product&path=35_55_76&product_id=822
    Cheers...
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    Yeah I like the look of those - not so keen on...

    Yeah I like the look of those - not so keen on the price though :-o
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    Thermostat Housing ?

    I'm looking for a thermostat housing for a SBC - that points to the left AND is horizontal. Current one point upwards and with a new manifold moving the 'stat higher, I can see it causing an air...
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    which SBC Alternator bracket ?

    What Alternator brackets are folks using (and where did you buy it - UK preferred) ?

    I've just changed my intake manifold and the thermostat is now higher and further forward meaning the bracket...
  12. Thread: Tyre pressure

    by glip
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    I have a Dax with SBC. 235/45x17" front -...

    I have a Dax with SBC. 235/45x17" front - 255/45x17" rear.

    Have always tended to run around 17-18 psi front and rear.

    Went touring in Scotland a couple of years ago - 3 weeks & ~2k miles. Had...
  13. Thread: Halibrand mfrs

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    I got mine (in the last century!) from...

    I got mine (in the last century!) from Compomotive
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    ...
    just checked their website and it looks like they now only do knock ons - and you have to buy them through Hawk cars...
  14. Thread: Tyre pressures

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    Depends a bit on the engine too (with a RV8 being...

    Depends a bit on the engine too (with a RV8 being lighter than a big block).

    I tend to run a bit lower than 20 psi - except when touring with a full boot/cockpit.

    Dax with same size tyres & SBC
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    I find Autosol quite abrasive compared to the...

    I find Autosol quite abrasive compared to the belgom Alu.
    They also do a 'Belgom Chromes' - that is very unabrasive, but cleans the chrome work really well.

    Cheers
    Geoff
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    Can't say about lacquer as I've not tried it. I...

    Can't say about lacquer as I've not tried it.
    I do however have a Dax with an aluminium engine bay - built 1997/98.
    I've been using this intermittently since day one -...
  17. Thread: 2030

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    If I'd read that article at the start of April, I...

    If I'd read that article at the start of April, I would have assumed it was one of BMW's April fools jokes!
  18. D'oh, the above should read "It's NOT leaked...

    D'oh, the above should read

    "It's NOT leaked since"
  19. I had a small persistent oil leak from the front...

    I had a small persistent oil leak from the front of the intake manifold last year.
    Didn't want to take the manifold off at the time, so I cleaned up the leak with rags and degreaser and then...
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    Slightly different set up to Jon(?) above... ...

    Slightly different set up to Jon(?) above...
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    Hi David, If the car is running 'very very...

    Hi David,

    If the car is running 'very very low' with the suspension set as high it will go, then it sounds like your problem is with the springs rather than the dampers.
    I'm running the...
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    Hi David, I have a Dax mk IV chassis (1997) &...

    Hi David,

    I have a Dax mk IV chassis (1997) & SBC.

    I'm using the rad & pipe kit that Dax supplied at the time - which has a stainless tube that runs under the 2 front chassis rails and then...
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    FAO Darnpistonbroke - fuel pump location

    Hi David,

    apols - only just seen this (I remember a time once you had posted in a thread, you got an email notification whenever someone posted to it too!)

    Pics attached of pump location. I...
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    I have my carter located in the boot above the...

    I have my carter located in the boot above the fuel tank (Dax) - not had a problem with it.

    Cheers
    Geoff
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    Hi Gav, like this you mean . . ....

    Hi Gav,

    like this you mean . . . https://www.demon-tweeks.com/uk/aeromotive-phantom-340-stealth-fuel-system-536657.

    What EFI system do you have?

    Does you system have a return line (I note...
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