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    Odd isn’t it!! Why this desire to potter along...

    Odd isn’t it!! Why this desire to potter along at 40mph? Not efficient in time nor fuel and what’s more, BORING! It’s definitely got commonplace, I’ve seen it on other forums too including...
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    Saw a very nice GTD Lola at Banbury Classic last...

    Saw a very nice GTD Lola at Banbury Classic last night…………
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    Pleased for you but sort of sorry too!! Another...

    Pleased for you but sort of sorry too!!
    Another one now???!
  4. West Midlands Meet - Caffeine and Machine on 12th Anyone??

    Hi All West Midlanders (or anyone else interested!)

    As Sywell has been put back a week, does anyone fancy coming to Caffeine and Machine Sunday for the 12.30 to 3.30pm slot?

    There are already a...
  5. Thread: Radiator caps.

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    Was wondering how you were getting on!...

    Was wondering how you were getting on! Interesting with the 10lb cap. If it's coming out through the top seal (under the cap) then that is an ill fitting cap not a pressure problem. Finding a decent...
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    Blimey, they look good. Excellent work

    Blimey, they look good. Excellent work
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    Well done, good start

    Well done, good start
  8. Thread: Cobra on TV!

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    I think my best chance is Crimewatch!

    I think my best chance is Crimewatch!
  9. Thread: Cobra on TV!

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    Cobra on TV!

    Anyone watch the Motorbike Show on ITV? The programme first shown Wednesday 1st September (now on ITV Hub) has my cobra in it! I happened to be parked in the Classic Car Hub when Henry Cole and crew...
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    I anticipate a variety of additives will be...

    I anticipate a variety of additives will be developed for the classic market. Watch this space!! The guys at Classic Oils will be able to advise on the amount/effectiveness of using it in E10.
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    What annoys me most about the whole thing is the...

    What annoys me most about the whole thing is the inevitable waste. Wasted fields where either trees or food would be better grown, wasted equipment from the damaged components adding carbon, wasted...
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    The easy option is don’t use E10! If you use E5...

    The easy option is don’t use E10! If you use E5 then cancel the ethanol with a chemical additive such as TetraBoost.
    Alternatively Esso Supreme is currently ethanol free.
    I have written several...
  13. Thread: Radiator caps.

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    I've had my micrometer out this morning (!) ...

    I've had my micrometer out this morning (!)

    All my caps are 77mm wide, that's the measurement across the little ears referred to in the Malpas listings. For information, although not quoted...
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    [QUOTE=Dek;610008]I see what you mean about the...

    [QUOTE=Dek;610008]I see what you mean about the measurements Chris in the Malpasonline catalogue. Very precise. Do you know what the height and width measurements refer to exactly?
    Dek[/QUOTE

    I...
  15. Thread: Radiator caps.

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    PS. Massey Ferguson caps fit my cobra!!

    PS. Massey Ferguson caps fit my cobra!!
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    Harrison racing supplies are not so far from you....

    Harrison racing supplies are not so far from you. Might be worth a call followed by a visit if they are amenable. Speak to Murray (but avoid weekends as they will likely be racing)...
  17. Thread: Stoneleigh 2021

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    Lovely car Ian and good to meet you and your good...

    Lovely car Ian and good to meet you and your good lady
    Chris
  18. Below is a screenshot taken this morning from my...

    Below is a screenshot taken this morning from my national Grid App showing where the South of England's energy is coming from at 10.12am........
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  19. Thread: Stoneleigh 2021

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    Hey Dek, saw the Daytona, nice car, didn’t...

    Hey Dek, saw the Daytona, nice car, didn’t realise it was you! Have fun tomorrow
  20. Thread: Stoneleigh 2021

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    Well I enjoyed it and at least the weather was...

    Well I enjoyed it and at least the weather was good!! Smaller than usual and a shadow of the show from the old days but enjoyable. Good to see old friends and some nice machinery albeit mostly on the...
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    Good people, know their stuff and very used to...

    Good people, know their stuff and very used to doing American V8’s. They also do a lot of Rover V8’s for a local guy who builds them for V8 racing series and other classic stuff.
    Nice people too.
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    The one near you!...

    The one near you! https://www.knightengineservices.co.uk/
    He does all Pete Knight’s engines too (but they are not related!) Very good.
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    Not a lot of money really is it, given the cost...

    Not a lot of money really is it, given the cost of the machinery and labour. With my GT40 engine (302) I had Knight Engineering do a hone, crank polish and full rotating assembly balance for £500....
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    I think I paid £225 last year for a pair to be...

    I think I paid £225 last year for a pair to be reseated and the valves matched up. That was Fiennes Performance in Oxfordshire.
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    Per pair, that is, both heads

    Per pair, that is, both heads
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