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  1. Thread: CLUTCH problem

    by TINKA
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    If it's getting harder to change gear and now you...

    If it's getting harder to change gear and now you are unable to get reverse it sounds a bit like it's not dialled in correctly and will be destroying your spigot bearing. This is what happened to me...
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    I used to have heat shields on my car but found...

    I used to have heat shields on my car but found although I quite liked the look, the pipes (which is the part they cover) never really gets that hot as its the tail pipe (last couple of inches) that...
  3. Thread: CLUTCH problem

    by TINKA
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    If it's getting harder to change gear and now you...

    If it's getting harder to change gear and now you are unable to get reverse it sounds a bit like it's not dialled in correctly and will be destroying your spigot bearing. This is what happened to me...
  4. Thread: speedo

    by TINKA
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    I changed mine a few years ago and ended up with...

    I changed mine a few years ago and ended up with the speedo on a signal generator for about 8 days at 180mph to get the correct milage. Like you I wanted to keep the milage accurate. As said though...
  5. Thread: Cobra Badge

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    Hopefully this ...

    Hopefully this should help.
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    Had a very similar problem and it turned out the...

    Had a very similar problem and it turned out the gap on the sensor and the magnets were wrong from memory it was too big a gap.
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    Are they ok if you jack up the car on them as...

    Are they ok if you jack up the car on them as i've always stayed clear of them in case they are damaged by trolley jacks or axle stands ?
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    Don't forget the popular getrag box from either...

    Don't forget the popular getrag box from either an old Jag or BMW but be careful of the BMW version as they do not all have a detachable bell housing.
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    Would this...

    Would this do as a temporary solution?
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    I did exactly as Jim says, just put the plates in...

    I did exactly as Jim says, just put the plates in a different order exactly as he lists all the friction plates together and all the drive plates together. Worked a treat for me.
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    When I rebuilt my diff to break the lock...

    When I rebuilt my diff to break the lock originally locking the input shaft and one of the output shafts it took over 90 ft lbs after I had derated it, it took about 24 ft lbs and works fine.
  12. Thread: hood

    by TINKA
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    I would say it's perfectly normal just drive a...

    I would say it's perfectly normal just drive a little bit slower if it really bothers you.
  13. Thread: Hod bow seal

    by TINKA
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    Most people just stick a foam strip in there,...

    Most people just stick a foam strip in there, sorry can’t remember how thick it needs to be but it does vary.
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    It all depends on the angle in relation to the...

    It all depends on the angle in relation to the diff , the faces need to be parallel.
  15. Thread: Image Wheels

    by TINKA
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    I had unprotected rims to begin with but like you...

    I had unprotected rims to begin with but like you I'm not known for polishing and I do use it all year around. I had to split my rims and have them professionally polished before having them anodized...
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    Mission accomplished V5 came back this morning...

    Mission accomplished V5 came back this morning I'm now on Historic Tax :D :D
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    Yes me as well double sided tape.

    Yes me as well double sided tape.
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    Not at all mine went through a SVA in 2003 ?

    Not at all mine went through a SVA in 2003 ?
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    I de-rated my own diff and all I can say is using...

    I de-rated my own diff and all I can say is using a torque wrench it went from about 95flb when I started to break the lock to about 25flb when I had finished.
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    I drove my mates car without the diff having been...

    I drove my mates car without the diff having been derated and there is a very simple way to see if this is needed. On a quiet wide road where there is plenty of room and visibility, drive around the...
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    If your engine can't breathe freely then the cam...

    If your engine can't breathe freely then the cam can be of limited benefit, heads will on the other hand add power and be good with whatever you do next including extracting all the power gains from...
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    When I applied for Historic status I never paid...

    When I applied for Historic status I never paid for this year, they gave me a receipt only and sent off the V5, looked up to check my tax status after reading your post, and it states it's paid for...
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    For the front none of them as they need to be oval

    For the front none of them as they need to be oval
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    Do you mean THIS...

    Do you mean THIS
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    That’s exactly what I did last now, just the...

    That’s exactly what I did last now, just the receipt from the post office to prove I have sorted it. Waiting for my V5 to come back now fingers crossed.
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