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    I'm going Sunday, not in the Cobra (which passed...

    I'm going Sunday, not in the Cobra (which passed it's MOT today - yippee) . . . . blonker outfit sorted:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51478514786_af220a7138_z.jpgcobra - goodwood
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    Lovely looking thing. In respect of spinners -...

    Lovely looking thing. In respect of spinners - i've got one of these https://www.oldtimertools.de/en/home/
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    Jag handbrake - lost a pad

    Well my handbrake suddenly stopped working. Went underneath and discovered one of the pads has decided it's no longer friends with it's backing plate . . . RIP pad, where ever you are. I also...
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    I bought some of stone guards from ...

    I bought some of stone guards from https://www.stealth-decals.com/ via ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254492402678

    They are black and slightly textured. Not a perfect fit for my Unique...
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    Speedometer ID

    Daft question of the day, but makes me chuckle . . . my 220 MPH speedometer. Any ideas what this originally come out off as I have no idea?
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    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Chevy-small-block-V8-St...

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Chevy-small-block-V8-Stainless-Steel-Exhaust-manifold-bolt-Kit-/193364984941?var=0&mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=710-53481-19255-0&campid=5338268676&toolid=10044&customid=EAIaIQobCh...
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    I'm moving my LM tunnel crossing and pinning my...

    I'm moving my LM tunnel crossing and pinning my hopes of Spa 6 hours in October
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    I'm all booked for Silverstone . . . can't wait....

    I'm all booked for Silverstone . . . can't wait. Sadly I've pulled out of ECM in Austria. ECM was going to be combined with a trip Le Mans the weekend before (which like you say has now been moved)...
  9. Thread: Towing point

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    Actually looking at your pictures, I don't think...

    Actually looking at your pictures, I don't think you've got the space to put anything behind your quick jacks (on the front at least) . . . and perhaps not as beefy as mine.
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    The support rods on my quick jacks bolt straight...

    The support rods on my quick jacks bolt straight onto the chassis and are pretty beefy (mine is a Unique Autocraft). Could you not just put a rope through/behind the quick jack? I wouldn't tow it...
  11. Thread: What Coolant

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    Might be worth flushing with this stuff first: ...

    Might be worth flushing with this stuff first:

    https://www.frost.co.uk/thermocure-cooling-system-rust-remover-flush-946ml-us-quart/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIlb7iovyg7wIVL4BQBh032AsjEAQYBCABEgKkWvD_BwE
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    Well I found the ARP tap in the UK...

    Well I found the ARP tap in the UK https://shop.arrowprecision.com/7-16-14-thread-cleaning-tap.html - but £60!!! I think I'll just get a regular one
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    SBC - head bolt cleaning tap

    Hi there,
    I'm replacing my cylinder heads on my 350 SBC and want to clean the thread for the head bolts.

    I understand that the thread is 7/16"-14

    Any idea where I could get one of these in...
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    If it's any use I have one of these ......

    If it's any use I have one of these ... https://firesafetystick.com/ bought from a show, but looks like you can buy from amazon. Really handy size and fits nicely in my door pocket.


    Update . ....
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    Rust in cooling system

    Another stupid post from me :)
    My car came with a heater pumped in. Couldn't really see the point and it never worked . . . I've discovered why (see picture below - blocked outlet on water pump...
  16. Thread: 2021 ecm

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    Sorry, not heading from the North, but I here...

    Sorry, not heading from the North, but I here booked.
    Coming from Norwich (via Le Mans 24 hrs - hopefully), I'm just hoping it goes ahead.
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    I've taken the heads off (well one side so far). ...

    I've taken the heads off (well one side so far).
    They are numbered 333882 which having done a bit of research appear to be pretty cr+p. Considering the hassle of taking them off I've decided, now...
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    Yep been on the road since the late 90's . . ....

    Yep been on the road since the late 90's . . . sorry should have made that clearer
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    There's a bit of oil smelling smoke on start up,...

    There's a bit of oil smelling smoke on start up, and an embarrassing amount at start up once the engine is hot and restarted after a few minutes of standing. It clears, but on a 200ml drive is using...
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    What do you mean 'new reg'? There nothing...

    What do you mean 'new reg'?

    There nothing wrong . . .. just thinking could it be better (oh and I meant to put crank not cam in the original post - doh)
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    aluminium heads - should I?

    Hi there,
    Pretty sure my value seals have had it and need replacing.

    I'm going to take the whole head off it double check the cylinders themselves (and see what pistons I have) . . and give...
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    Just booked. Cheeky little £7.50 postage fee...

    Just booked.
    Cheeky little £7.50 postage fee in there to.
    I'll probably camp . . . if this event actually happen :)
    Phil
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    Good to meet you guys. Only had the Cobra a few...

    Good to meet you guys. Only had the Cobra a few months, but all the fellow owners I've met have been 'proper' . . . . great bunch of people. Selfishly only got a picture on my cobra at the hotel...
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    I'm thinking of popping along on Saturday (booked...

    I'm thinking of popping along on Saturday (booked my Pole position - had to fib about the age of the car mind you). The following day I'm going to The Classic Car Drive In at the Bicester heritage...
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    It's my car, had it for a few months now and love it. Originally belonged to WHIT 427 on here (who unfortunately appears to have gone AWOL). The Rob Walker decals and stripe are a later addition...
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