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    Hope it goes well. real steel also advertise...

    Hope it goes well.

    real steel also advertise the machining, current website price is £159/pr for exhaust seats but that’s at 2019 prices
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    once complete would be good to get feedback on...

    once complete would be good to get feedback on who did it and the costs, I’ll need to get it done at some stage before petrol becomes obsolete.
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    If the heads have to come off, I would be tempted...

    If the heads have to come off, I would be tempted to get them converted to hardened valve seats.

    induction hardened seats are only so thick, if the seats need to be recut, could easily remove the...
  4. I don’t have a dax but when I was building mine...

    I don’t have a dax but when I was building mine the kit manufacturer thought I was building with a rover and supplied 350 lb springs by mistake so I would think that 350 is the magic number.
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    The OP lives in Surrey which should ensure that...

    The OP lives in Surrey which should ensure that Esso Supreme is actually E0, and Tesco super apparently. Check out the Esso website for their statement. Of course it carries a premium price, as you...
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    I had to make my own from a drop base. Cut off...

    I had to make my own from a drop base. Cut off the flange and welded it the inch or so needed to clear the distributor and still fit in the bonnet scoop. Not too difficult if you have a welder.
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    I would look for max timing first, with no...

    I would look for max timing first, with no vacuum. The idle is then set using the bushes.

    I have a 351 Cleveland with a msd billet set to 36 all in at about 3000( I think), the bushing were set...
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    I have an in line filler in the top hose, but the...

    I have an in line filler in the top hose, but the cap is just a sealing cap, the overflow feeds into the header tank expansion tank which has the pressure cap. Seems to work ok
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    I have the msd high vibration coil as I wanted to...

    I have the msd high vibration coil as I wanted to mount it on the engine for various reasons, and have it mounted horizontally on the inlet manifold.

    it’s been used for 15 or so years without...
  10. Thread: Brake Servo

    by RogerKnill
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    in 1964 they were still making proper cobras not...

    in 1964 they were still making proper cobras not these fake things
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    you need to ensure you get this correct as it...

    you need to ensure you get this correct as it affects the rpm at which the noise test is performed, so the lower rpm max power is produced increases you chances of passing the noise test.

    google...
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    So what’s the spec of these AK rads then, I...

    So what’s the spec of these AK rads then, I thought they were SD1 variants?

    my ram with a 3 core SD1 struggles to cool it down
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    Give it a go. how much adjustment are we...

    Give it a go.

    how much adjustment are we talking here, 10mm, 100 mm?

    change it and test the braking to see if one wheel locks before the other. I don’t think you would notice if the...
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    that’s a good problem to have, normally it’s...

    that’s a good problem to have, normally it’s the other way around.

    If the thermostat is functioning correctly then the temp sensor must be in the wrong position, ie measuring the return run...
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    Should really set up by corner weights, otherwise...

    Should really set up by corner weights, otherwise you could have braking issues if the weights are off.

    however in the absence of corner weighing equipment I would set ride height level and test...
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    I put tape on the inside on the lens for SVA,...

    I put tape on the inside on the lens for SVA, still there 20yrs later and still legal.

    half the lit surface = a pass, the full lit surface = a fail- crazy.
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    I used the strips because I didn’t have a...

    I used the strips because I didn’t have a suitable take off point until I fit my remote filter mount and I didn’t want to buy the filter take off without knowing if I also needed the take off to...
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    that’s good to know. some Esso stations are...

    that’s good to know.

    some Esso stations are franchises and the franchisee is open to get the fuel from wherever, not necessarily from Esso, which seems wrong to me. Need to ensure it’s a big...
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    well there you go, every days a school day. my...

    well there you go, every days a school day.

    my brain is already 50% mush, a little lead can’t make it much worse
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    Think automotive sell an adhesive temp strip...

    Think automotive sell an adhesive temp strip which records the highest temp reached, I’ve stuck one on the sump and determined that for road use, the oils doesn’t get that hot to need a cooler to...
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    I looked at this many years ago now. my take...

    I looked at this many years ago now.

    my take is as follows

    Heads:
    any aluminium heads will have hardened valve seats installed made of a hard wearing dis-similar material
    any steel heads- and...
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    no lead. They are normally a mixture of other...

    no lead. They are normally a mixture of other elements, ie potassium, or phosphorus based with other horrible parts.
  23. Thread: First run

    by RogerKnill
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    Quite hot to touch or quite hot on a known...

    Quite hot to touch or quite hot on a known accurate temp gauge or measuring device? Need to get some scale on the “quite hot”. Do you have an IR thermometer to calibrate against the header tank?...
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    what was the issue with the welding mask? was...

    what was the issue with the welding mask?

    was thinking of getting one as I’m not happy with my ebay special
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    Why are all my posts time stamped 14/15 minutes...

    Why are all my posts time stamped 14/15 minutes in advance of real time.

    Strange.
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