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    Probably the Mc key version.

    Probably the Mc key version.
  2. I won't get into any political debate, but our...

    I won't get into any political debate, but our cobs leave a very small carbon footprint compared
    to, yes even the electric jobs that are being pushed at all cost.
    By the way the electric jobs are...
  3. If I were going down that route you would need to...

    If I were going down that route you would need to consider changing your
    fuel system to fuel injection otherwise you could have problems with the
    cats overheating.
    Chris.
  4. Thread: Cooling system

    by Chris1
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    Hi Don , I see that you use the orange anti...

    Hi Don ,
    I see that you use the orange anti freeze, hopefully you will be ok with it.
    The anti freeze that I use is of the blue verity for the old V8's that we use,
    the orange stuff is normally...
  5. Thread: CLUTCH problem

    by Chris1
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    Have you checked if your sector bushes are ok...

    Have you checked if your sector bushes are ok because that can cause issues with gear selection,
    that said you should be able to select any gear without using the clutch hot or cold, not with the ...
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    S D 1 water pump

    I'm sure this has already been done to death with regards to viscous coupling nose.
    I have been considering cutting it off but don't have an old pump to make sure that
    it will not weaken the new...
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    My SR has a 3.9 with a 3.33 Jag diff, 15'' wheels...

    My SR has a 3.9 with a 3.33 Jag diff, 15'' wheels and have no idea of the h p but in my opinion it has
    enough to get me into trouble, I think it is a good combination and has given me great...
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    I can equate to that, a tester used my old 1999...

    I can equate to that, a tester used my old 1999 Focus to get a Ferrari through !
    Chris.
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    Your compression readings are very similar to my...

    Your compression readings are very similar to my RV8, I think that is reasonable but would add that it
    is not that easy to get very accurate readings due to the hydraulic lifters, mine are Rhoads...
  10. Thread: Radiator caps.

    by Chris1
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    The stat that I have is an 82 deg C one with the...

    The stat that I have is an 82 deg C one with the jiggle pin in it .
    I changed the original 82 one last winter due to it letting by a bit and only showing about 60 deg C on the old
    gauge (70deg C is...
  11. Thread: Radiator caps.

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    I use the double rubber seal type cap that works...

    I use the double rubber seal type cap that works @ 15lbs with no issues for my SRV8,
    the old Smiths gauge runs in the middle showing 70 deg C.
    As I mentioned before these are only gauges that give...
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    The tester that I used for a long time never did...

    The tester that I used for a long time never did put the prob up the exhaust on my rv8 until the last test he
    did two years ago, I didn't ask him why or what the readings were but come away with a...
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    You have covered just about everything and all...

    You have covered just about everything and all you can do is stay on the case,
    it will come right .
    It is frustrating I know, I can relate to it myself as it took a government licensing department...
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    I have only had a few dealings with registering...

    I have only had a few dealings with registering my cob and with success.
    When I registered way back in the nineties it was a different ball game but you still needed
    to do all the right things so...
  15. Thread: Ceramic coating

    by Chris1
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    Would be inclined to agree with your suggestion...

    Would be inclined to agree with your suggestion of the barbecue paint/high temp paint.
    I have had the red high temp on my mild steel headers for well over twenty years now and would
    proberbly...
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    If it were me I would stick with what you've got,...

    If it were me I would stick with what you've got, the only real issue with the cast iron stuff is the
    weight as has been mentioned.
    My other input is that you are always better off using the same...
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    The total weight of the lift works out at 280...

    The total weight of the lift works out at 280 kg's for your info .
    Chris.
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    Will add that the floor in the fraud plant was...

    Will add that the floor in the fraud plant was nice and smooth.
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    Looks OK to me, I can't help you about how well...

    Looks OK to me,
    I can't help you about how well it performs though, this is something that
    I am looking at as my wife has informed me that I am beginning to get a bit older !
    This is similar to...
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    My start procedure is similar to yours, the...

    My start procedure is similar to yours,
    the electric part of the choke is still in place but I have removed the choke flap a long time ago.
    When I start the engine the electric part of the carb...
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    Steering away from political issues with "e"...

    Steering away from political issues with "e" petrol for now,
    filled up the cob with premium grade Esso and when out for a good spin and it was quite a hot day
    around here, all good no issues, no...
  22. I have two Ford Focus, both a mk1 and mk2.5 from...

    I have two Ford Focus, both a mk1 and mk2.5 from new, mk1 goes back to last century, mk2 a bit newer .
    With regards to mileage the early one has done about 15 miles in the last year and proberbly...
  23. Unfortunately you are correct on most of what you...

    Unfortunately you are correct on most of what you have mentioned.
    Apparently large areas of disused farm land is going to be used for diesel fired power stations to take up
    the slack so that we...
  24. China and Australia are actually mining/using...

    China and Australia are actually mining/using more coal than ever before,
    strange that !
    Chris.
  25. Thread: E10 petrol

    by Chris1
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    With regards to e10 petrol my daughter is...

    With regards to e10 petrol my daughter is currently running her
    beloved 1.0 Fiesta Eco boost on nothing less than premium unleaded,
    I think she goes to Tesco's for her fill up .
    What she has told...
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