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    That would explain it :)

    That would explain it :)
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    Definitely ATE brakes, but those have been on a...

    Definitely ATE brakes, but those have been on a lot of things - Jags included.. the anti-rattle spring is on back to front, but I'm assuming that's because you're part way through disassembly here :)...
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    The balloon goes forward because it is either...

    The balloon goes forward because it is either neutrally buoyant with the air, or more buoyant; then under acceleration the air moves to the back of the car and the balloon 'floats' to the front....
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    305! Damn, that's some steamrollers you have...

    305! Damn, that's some steamrollers you have there :)

    I think these days your options are pretty much:

    North Hants Tyres Galaxy's - https://www.northhantstyres.com/ (their largest is 295, I...
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    Yep as Dave says - the eye bolt goes into a...

    Yep as Dave says - the eye bolt goes into a threaded boss that is welded to the chassis; there's nothing "inside" the car to undo, just unthread it from the outside :) The only "inside" bits might be...
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    In my case the two front legs (the U) only needed...

    In my case the two front legs (the U) only needed a little persuasion but the third leg at the back, whew! I couldn't really leave the ratchet strap attached to those :)


    ... well, I could, I...
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    The eye bolt should just unscrew - as Dave says,...

    The eye bolt should just unscrew - as Dave says, it goes through the body and into the seat belt turret, and the hoops will either then be free to move or through bolted on the tubular uprights.

    A...
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    I presume you swung at him from the side he had...

    I presume you swung at him from the side he had his eye closed on... :mrgreen:
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    That's the same setup as the VG30DE (1990s Nissan...

    That's the same setup as the VG30DE (1990s Nissan V6) and I vividly remember not being able to build any oil pressure after a rebuild there, too; the cure was to leave it overnight for the oil to...
  10. We have a full compliment of Hive electronic TRVs...

    We have a full compliment of Hive electronic TRVs and a Hive thermostat here; any TRV can call for heat and 'boost' the thermostat (only the radiator calling for heat will be on, of course). Works...
  11. Yep they're still available - I'll drop you a PM!...

    Yep they're still available - I'll drop you a PM! Am going to the post office this lunchtime if you're quick :)
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    If you're OK with dropping the sump to have a...

    If you're OK with dropping the sump to have a fitting welded on then I wouldn't bother with the plate, just get a fitting welded on:

    If you have an aluminium sump, I'd just get a threaded boss...
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    I can't believe you've booked your IVA already on...

    I can't believe you've booked your IVA already on that Sebring.. I hate you a little :razz: ;)
  14. I had a simple Honeywell unit at my old house,...

    I had a simple Honeywell unit at my old house, with the GlowWorm boiler; pretty simple to install - I think this is the new version of it:...
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    Pics from Charlie: ...

    Pics from Charlie:

    https://i.ibb.co/bd6qCBX/image.png
    https://i.ibb.co/Th9vQRq/image.png

    So .. I think the mirrors I have are actually the S&J type :oops: :lol: IIRC I picked them up...
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    I was just chatting to Clive about your heads -...

    I was just chatting to Clive about your heads - well, actually I was chatting to him about my engine but we got onto the topic of other Cobra related stuff he's doing - I'd grab a set of Eddy, Dart...
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    I couldn't find any - not stocking the Edelbrock...

    I couldn't find any - not stocking the Edelbrock specific gaskets for the FE, anyway.. so by the time you've paid one of them to bring a set in, you're spending the same as getting them direct, more...
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    Yeah - Rock Auto's shipping rates are excellent;...

    Yeah - Rock Auto's shipping rates are excellent; that's why I was so gutted I ended up at Summit (other than shipping, Summit & Jegs have always given me excellent service) :)
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    I was gutted earlier this week - I tried to use...

    I was gutted earlier this week - I tried to use Rock Auto to order the Edelbrock exhaust gaskets (to get the port profiles); as far as I can tell, they don't sell Eddy parts - not those, at least. I...
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    I reckon most of their sales volume is probably...

    I reckon most of their sales volume is probably via resellers like Europa.. either that or (in the past) they relied on shows for their trade - in which case, 2020 is likely to finish them off if...
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    Interesting suggestion Kevin - I wonder if...

    Interesting suggestion Kevin - I wonder if Anthony has a source of pre-formed starter tubes..

    So, as Jon suggests, one flange is probably a bit too big for the tubes; let me explain:

    By beating...
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    Any pics of those, Charlie?

    Any pics of those, Charlie?
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    Thanks Chris! And to me, the banter is just as...

    Thanks Chris! And to me, the banter is just as valuable as the technical stuff here ;)

    Just ordered some Edelbrock exhaust gaskets which match the Eddy heads, so I can double check which flanges I...
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    Ah Baileys, what hangovers are made of!

    Ah Baileys, what hangovers are made of!
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    Cheers Lee - although 1 1/2" stubs would end up...

    Cheers Lee - although 1 1/2" stubs would end up in my footwell! :mrgreen: There's only about an inch between the exhaust port and the footwell edge; lucky they are angled downward so that helps with...
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