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    Ironically a number plate if fitted would probs...

    Ironically a number plate if fitted would probs fail the 2.5mm radius and creat a fail point. Haha

    Just leave off all together for IVA. Thats what i did also.
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    ….. but this all depends on who’s hosting...

    ….. but this all depends on who’s hosting them!! Lol

    Haha
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    James, mate your making a mistake!!! Just sit...

    James, mate your making a mistake!!!

    Just sit it in the garage a year or so, the passion will return!

    Don’t join the “wish i had never sold it” camp!!

    Very realistic and respectful...
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    You need to cut a notch out and fix the side...

    You need to cut a notch out and fix the side panel to wedges bonded on the body tub.
    These side panels can be a fairly crude fit, as its your carpet over the top that covers everything that the eye...
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    Aye, new one up and Cobra in…. Think my other...

    Aye, new one up and Cobra in…. Think my other garage was empty for about 3 weeks before I got the next project…..

    ….. but always room for more!! Lol
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    North East Meet

    Ladies and Gents

    It has become apparent that over the past few months if not years that life has been a bit shit to put it bluntly. So in order to help lighten the mood of life and hopefully give...
  7. Thread: Ak gen 1

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    I’ll second this…. Gen 1 standard handbrake...

    I’ll second this…. Gen 1 standard handbrake is w@nk in all honesty. Lol

    I need to do something about mine.
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    Paint has to be done well in order for no light...

    Paint has to be done well in order for no light penetration. I simply used tin foil on the inside of the lenses and that was fine. But more than one way to skin a cat.

    I was very conscious of...
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    Know exactly what you mean... different but the...

    Know exactly what you mean... different but the same! Lol

    My paint code was “LMR” Shadow grey. Which can look really green in some light and a deep tan/brown effect in direct light. (Hard to...
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    Have whatever colour makes “you” happy!! Its...

    Have whatever colour makes “you” happy!! Its your car building for yourself.... balls to anyone else’s opinion!! Haha

    Opinions are like bum holes..... everyone has one, they all stink, and...
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    Also don’t be going and getting all excited and...

    Also don’t be going and getting all excited and erected over a colour that is matched with a Ferrari or a Bently, if its bragging and cock swinging you want about the “cost” of paint then look...
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    Jaguar Shadow Grey (old version) not the 2007...

    Jaguar Shadow Grey (old version) not the 2007 shade.
    Pictures on my blog.....


    http://tommysak427.blogspot.com/?m=1
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    I do mine every 12 months..... If you built...

    I do mine every 12 months.....

    If you built the car yourself, what can it possibly fail an mot on that you cant sort out yourself?

    That way if you have a mot you will never have any question...
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    Was it not rule of thumb that metal body smiths...

    Was it not rule of thumb that metal body smiths gauges did require stabiliser and plastic body gauges did not?
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    Yes on the offside as that is the rotation of the...

    Yes on the offside as that is the rotation of the engine under torque.

    Solution is to either pack up the engine mount, or cut out and flatten the chassis section. I have been informed by Jon that...
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    Seems like nobody wants to own up to owning this...

    Seems like nobody wants to own up to owning this mate!! Lol
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    If anyone has a vac forming machine then i could...

    If anyone has a vac forming machine then i could send my shrouds to make some copy’s if any help.

    Tommy
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    If anyone has a vac forming machine then i could...

    If anyone has a vac forming machine then i could send my shrouds to make some copys if any help.

    Tommy
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    Thank you Den

    I’m surprised no one has already started this thread however....

    It appears (according to Pilgrim Sportscars facebook) that the previous owner and oracle of all things Sumo, Den Tanner has...
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    To conclude this for anyone interested or anyone...

    To conclude this for anyone interested or anyone who cares. I got sent a replacement fan from Lee (serious thanks) and instantly solved the problem.

    The problem was that the original fan had...
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    Why not a youtube channel? Most people...

    Why not a youtube channel?

    Most people nowadays have an old phone that can be strategically placed in the garage or put on a time laps setting, if needed then just upload to youtube?

    Welcome...
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    Its a dead link mate item no longer listed. Have...

    Its a dead link mate item no longer listed. Have you any other info on it?

    Cheers for the help John, no access to a lathe for me.... yet.
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    That was a good little blat out. If i recall it...

    That was a good little blat out. If i recall it was the day my brake lights stopped working!! Lol

    Ian sent you a PM mate.
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    Thats looking exactly the same Barry. Was the end...

    Thats looking exactly the same Barry. Was the end result a new alternator or did you manage to fix it?

    I think Alans reply in your thread is a good example of why not to fix with a weld! Lol...
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    Cheers for the help in this fellas. The...

    Cheers for the help in this fellas.

    The alternator fan started squealing last year on way to the MOT, however with a grand total of around 50-75 miles last year what with life, family and house...
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