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  1. Paul, I had similar leak a few years ago on my...

    Paul,

    I had similar leak a few years ago on my AK. Bite the bullet and bought the AK supplied rad and been very happy with it so far. For me it was "the ease of a simple drop it in without...
  2. Thread: Boot Rack

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    Hi Brian/Graham - it is from Europa...

    Hi Brian/Graham - it is from Europa https://www.europaspares.com/exterior-parts/boot-luggage-racks/classic-sports-boot-rack.html

    I fitted it by drilling through the lid - much the same as the chap...
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    Mine had the Cooper Cobra on when I bought it and...

    Mine had the Cooper Cobra on when I bought it and have had no problems at all with them. Sound like we are similar in outlook - higher profile, traditional character look is more important than...
  4. Thread: Boot Rack

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    Hi Kiel/Duncan - it is a "movable" two post lift...

    Hi Kiel/Duncan - it is a "movable" two post lift and I love it. Gets the car high enough to sit under in an old office chair. Had it 5/6 years now. From...
  5. Thread: Boot Rack

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    Thanks for the compliments guys! I am very...

    Thanks for the compliments guys! I am very definitely a touring kind of guy, so it suits me. And I agree that is one expensive suitcase, but if you had met the Mrs you would understand! It...
  6. Thread: Boot Rack

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    I did buy and fit the rack in the end - it didnt...

    I did buy and fit the rack in the end - it didnt restrict rear view too much with a nice suitcase from motoring classics added and freed up a lot of boot space. I appreciate its not for everyone but...
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    Clive, Sorry I looked but seems I must have...

    Clive,

    Sorry I looked but seems I must have thrown the wooden knob away! Sorry.

    A few pictures of what I replaced it with here.......

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    Clive Ha - let me look tonight - I expect it...

    Clive

    Ha - let me look tonight - I expect it went in the box of bits and pieces in the garage when I swapped it.

    Will let you know tomorrow unless I forget, which is quite likely!

    Andrew
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    When I got the car it looked like this with a...

    When I got the car it looked like this with a nice shiny wooden one, and 2 x cigarette lighter sockets right int he middle of the dashboard!!!
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    Since re-located, along with heated...
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    David - good life lessons. To be fair she did...

    David - good life lessons.

    To be fair she did offer to rattle can it and if/when I spray it she is going to help with (do most of!) the sanding/prep for sure!
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    Jon - the conversation/clash between mother and...

    Jon - the conversation/clash between mother and daughter was even better........ I was just a spectator!
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    She needs more than glasses! And a bumper car is...

    She needs more than glasses! And a bumper car is very apt!!

    Perhaps she has been out in the Cobra too much with me and thought that, at 19, you could drive a Clio the same way! Anyway she is off...
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    Thanks Jon - will get on youtube tonight. I...

    Thanks Jon - will get on youtube tonight. I havnt tried rattle cans since I did the rust on my first car, a Triumph Dolomite Sprint, 35 years ago - guess things may have moved on since then...
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    Thanks chaps - good advice. Might invest in or...

    Thanks chaps - good advice. Might invest in or hire a dent puller as well and a big tub of filler! Photo attached of the side damage .......looks like the previous owner did something similar as...
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    Cheers Gary - unfortunately the rear quarter has...

    Cheers Gary - unfortunately the rear quarter has had a good chat with a gate post and is a bit beyond the PDR guys!! I do have a nice new compressor, never sprayed before but I would hope I...
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    Cheap paint shop - clearly not for my Cobra!

    Hi All,

    Apologies for the non-cobra post but I have just been let down by a local sprayer, who has hiked his price, after I spent all Sunday afternoon stripping all the panels, trim etc from my...
  17. Thread: Boot Rack

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    Perfect - thanks

    Perfect - thanks
  18. Thread: Boot Rack

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    Thanks Martin - I will call AK. I always feel...

    Thanks Martin - I will call AK. I always feel bad calling as I have called/emailed a few times for advice since I bought the car and they have been so helpful but I have not actually spent any money...
  19. Thread: Boot Rack

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    Boot Rack

    Hi All,

    I plan to fit a boot rack to my AK. Semi permanent, not the clamp on variety. I have already discounted a boot bag!

    I have researched this online and on here and understand from...
  20. Super - thanks chaps!

    Super - thanks chaps!
  21. Apologies - I should have been clearer - the bolt...

    Apologies - I should have been clearer - the bolt in question is the one that bolts upwards through the engine mount in to the a threaded hole in the bottom of the block - there are two bolts through...
  22. Ford 351 Windsor engine mount bolt size......

    Hi all - can anyone let me know the size of the engine mount bolts for a 351 Windsor?

    Sadly - my clutch slave bracket disintegrated on Saturday (looks like some ropey welding by a previous owner)....
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    Also got RAC with Footman James, not great this...

    Also got RAC with Footman James, not great this weekend - took them 4 hours to send a sub contractor to me on Saturday but at least the sun was out - I only went out for petrol for the mower! Clutch...
  24. Thread: exhaust wrap

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    Thanks Clive

    Thanks Clive
  25. Thread: exhaust wrap

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    Cheers Gary - Perfect

    Cheers Gary - Perfect
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