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    .....And Closed...

    .....And Closed...
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    Your idea is sound, and probably fine, the advice...

    Your idea is sound, and probably fine, the advice was to check that the transition from metal to fiberglass doesn’t have a sharp edge - that’s all.

    I don’t subscribe to leaving things off or...
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    It’s an educated guess by a very experienced...

    It’s an educated guess by a very experienced pro builder that has lost count of the number of IVA or SVA tests that he’s been through. My uneducated eye thinks the same.

    Just as a point of...
  4. Thread: Fuel gauge

    by Happy Jim
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    I’ve got the toilet float sender in mine, when...

    I’ve got the toilet float sender in mine, when full it reads about 3/4 on the gauge, and empty is bang on the empty line on the gauge- so yes it’s a question of shortening the rod sufficiently to...
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    Oops, Kev’s right, sorry.

    Oops, Kev’s right, sorry.
  6. Thread: MK3 toe in?

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    Hi Murray, 0.0 - 1.5mm toe in overall (0 deg,...

    Hi Murray,

    0.0 - 1.5mm toe in overall (0 deg, 15 Min)

    Camber is between 0.0 and 1deg Negative

    Caster is ~4deg (bit more if you’ve fitted EPAS though)

    Cheers
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    No need to remove the body at all, it just made...

    No need to remove the body at all, it just made better TV. E-Type shorter driveshafts & wishbones, new wheels- Job done

    Jim
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    Heated screen on plus PAS at full burn will take...

    Heated screen on plus PAS at full burn will take 60 to 70 Amps......for about 10 seconds! Then you’ll be driving straight again and pulling 10 Amps.

    You may be overthinking this ;-)
  9. Thread: Fan fuse

    by Happy Jim
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    Fuse it!, 30Amp here as well ;-) Jim

    Fuse it!, 30Amp here as well ;-)

    Jim
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    Yup, it’s limited to about 10 mins. If...

    Yup, it’s limited to about 10 mins.

    If it’s an important edit just drop me a PM and I can tweak it.

    Cheers

    Jim
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    The Mk3 ran from about 1990 until, er now if you...

    The Mk3 ran from about 1990 until, er now if you ask nicely. The racks have changed over the years, so “it depends” is the answer.

    Mine is Chassis 34 and has a flat mounting bracket (later...
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    I would also consider how many miles per year you...

    I would also consider how many miles per year you think you are going to actually get through, although the CR6ZZ’s are “soft” and the wear rate is high, if you only do 1K miles per year you...
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    Ooeerrr missus, I have gussets on mine already ;-)

    Ooeerrr missus, I have gussets on mine already ;-)
  14. Steve, Bloke from Stoke may be underplaying...

    Steve,

    Bloke from Stoke may be underplaying how many he’s built ;-)

    Get there!

    Jim
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    I may be naive but....I thought that if the Ins...

    I may be naive but....I thought that if the Ins Co wrote it off they gave it an appropriate category, Cosmetic, Structural but OK to repair, Structural but OK for spares and not repair, Structural...
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    That’s got to have been a write off (Cat C...

    That’s got to have been a write off (Cat C equiv, whatever that is called now), someone has been a bit naughty not registering it as such!
    At the right price it would make sense as a bunch of...
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    Somebody PM me please if they think there is...

    Somebody PM me please if they think there is enough material for a sticky. Otherwise I may miss it

    Cheers

    Jim
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    Hang on! Fiancée, upside down in the footwell...

    Hang on!

    Fiancée, upside down in the footwell of a Cobra - she’s a keeper! Get her married man!

    :-)
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    A catch can if it’s fuming

    A catch can if it’s fuming
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    That made me chuckle enough to consider making it...

    That made me chuckle enough to consider making it a sticky post 😂

    Jim
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    2. In the boot, mines lived there for about 17...

    2. In the boot, mines lived there for about 17 years and hasn’t suffered (gets used when it’s out and about though).

    5. Worth checking the MOT regs about LEDs (I know HID’s are now...
  22. Thread: Scissor lift

    by Happy Jim
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    Buy crane, move lift, sell crane ££££

    Buy crane, move lift, sell crane ££££
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    Post a picture, someone might have the same as...

    Post a picture, someone might have the same as you.

    Rgds

    Jim
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    Nigel, Specialised quoted me £1,700 for a...

    Nigel, Specialised quoted me £1,700 for a hardtop colour change, dred to think what they would charge for a whole car!

    Jim

    PS I did an “OK” job myself in the end!
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    It’s the only one I can remember being knicked...

    It’s the only one I can remember being knicked in nearly 20 years - gutting though :-(
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