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    What is the usual procedure for this? Do you need...

    What is the usual procedure for this? Do you need to take the engine to them, or will photos be enough?
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    I'm not entirely sure Boss Motors understand how...

    I'm not entirely sure Boss Motors understand how money works, £15,500 for a 22 year old MX-5!? Someone needs to cut down on the day drinking!
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    Really this is nothing to be concerned about, as...

    Really this is nothing to be concerned about, as Dave A alluded to sound pressure attenuates very quickly in free air - 99db at 0.5m falls to 89.5db at 1.5m, so unless the noise 'cameras' are mounted...
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    Hi Andrzej, number plate holder arrived this...

    Hi Andrzej, number plate holder arrived this morning, looks great thanks
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    Payment sent mate.

    Payment sent mate.
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    Hi Andrzej, Polished with cobra lettering for...

    Hi Andrzej,

    Polished with cobra lettering for me please.

    Thanks
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    As a slightly more serious suggestion, the way I...

    As a slightly more serious suggestion, the way I would do this on an aircraft installation, (remembering that the new breed of maintenance mechanics struggle to tie their own shoelaces) would be to...
  8. Thread: Ford ECU

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    I've been looking at CANEMS, I don't think it's...

    I've been looking at CANEMS, I don't think it's as 'tune-able' but it doesn't require anywhere near the level of computer skills required by Mega Squirt, it's also a bit more expensive.
  9. Thread: Lock Wire

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    Not saying you need to fit it, but if you do and...

    Not saying you need to fit it, but if you do and it's obviously wrong, you're inviting a closer, more sceptical look at everything else from Mr IVA.
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    Please tell me you're joking??? If the...

    Please tell me you're joking???

    If the lockwire only stops you from losing the bolt then I'm afraid you've antilocked it! The lockwire should be tight enough to prevent the bolt moving.

    Hope...
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    Aerospace standard is 0.8mm. That’s what I’ve...

    Aerospace standard is 0.8mm. That’s what I’ve used.
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    Call it 3, I’ll take a set please Dave

    Call it 3, I’ll take a set please Dave
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    That’s like saying a bulletproof vest is...

    That’s like saying a bulletproof vest is bulletproof!

    Anyway, yes copper grease will reduce friction between the thread and the nylon insert, yes the insert will wipe away the vast majority of...
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    What Myles is saying is that the friction, along...

    What Myles is saying is that the friction, along the bolt axis, between the male & female threads is what prevents a fastener coming loose, obviously this force can be overcome.

    As soon as the...
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    Dave, pm sent.

    Dave, pm sent.
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    SBC 350 Oil Ports

    Morning all,

    I'm a little confused which oil port I should be teeing off for pressure & temp?

    1, 2 or 3?

    Cheers

    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=36372&stc=1
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    Yep it’s real alright! ...

    Yep it’s real alright!

    https://www.accars.eu/models/ac-cobra-378/

    Well, AC Cobra 378 is a real thing as for the advert I wouldn’t know?
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    Driving in France

    Copied & pasted from another forum!

    Are You Driving in France? New Rules on Vehicle Emissions


    If you're planning to drive to or through France via Paris, Lyon or Grenoble, beware, new rules...
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    Couldn’t say for definite if it would work with...

    Couldn’t say for definite if it would work with an oil pressure gauge, can’t imagine why not?

    But anyway I’m sure Spiyda were selling for £35 not that long ago, should’ve brought one when...
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    Anthony, While I’m not in any position to...

    Anthony,

    While I’m not in any position to offer any direct help, I am in a position to organise a little aviation related visit that would be right up his street and maybe take some of the sting...
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    Hi Tris, Yeah when I build my engine my mains...

    Hi Tris,

    Yeah when I build my engine my mains were a little tight so after some YouTube research I opened up the clearances with some scotchbrite, green as I remember.

    Its more of a stroke than...
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    A gentle rub with some scotchbrite will easily...

    A gentle rub with some scotchbrite will easily give you the half a thou you need.
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    Wrapping exhaust headers can cause moisture to be...

    Wrapping exhaust headers can cause moisture to be trapped against the headers and cause corrosion, it can also quickly look tatty.

    The gold standard to reduce under bonnet temp is to have the...
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    Steering column mounting guide bushes

    Evening all,

    Just come to trial fit my steering column and I only have 1 of the 2 upper mounting bushes that secure the column to the body shell.

    I’ve tried searching online for a part number...
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    Agree completely with Pickmaster! A plumbed-in...

    Agree completely with Pickmaster!

    A plumbed-in system is only there to give the occupants an extra few seconds to get out. Back in my racing days my Ginetta had a 3 outlet system 1 pointing at...
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