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    If you have a decent alternator then i fail to...

    If you have a decent alternator then i fail to see why you’d need to overrun it. I have a 100A alternator and never had any problems.
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    For hydraulic lifters, twist the pushrod whilst...

    For hydraulic lifters, twist the pushrod whilst tightening the rocker until you remove any slack from the system then tighten a further 1/2 turn.
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    If that doesn’t work give me a shout. Based in...

    If that doesn’t work give me a shout. Based in Newbury and have all the kit having removed my engine 3 times now.
    I know RichP wants to borrow this in Nov sometime but until then it’s free (and...
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    I need to check what engine that tables for thou...

    I need to check what engine that tables for thou as firing order specific.
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    This is my preferred method. Two turns of the...

    This is my preferred method. Two turns of the crank and half a turn on the lash for hydraulic lifters.

    http://www.4secondsflat.com/Valvelashadj.jpg

    James
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    You have a PM.

    You have a PM.
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    Hi Rich I’m not too far from you, just outside...

    Hi Rich
    I’m not too far from you, just outside Newbury. Do you want to borrow my crane? (And stand or cradle if needed)
    James
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    That’s the one and I thought there were some...

    That’s the one and I thought there were some troubles brewing.

    Anyone any other contacts?
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    Dax de Dion suspension set up

    Does anyone know of a company that can set up the suspension on a de Dion?
    Seems to remember a company based around Coombe castle called track day developments (I think) but can’t find any...
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    Unbolt the gearbox from the engine, prop up the...

    Unbolt the gearbox from the engine, prop up the gearbox and pull the engine out separately. Done this three times now - almost got it down to a fine art.
    Extending the arm on my engine hoist by...
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    What Aaron said..... The issue is generally with...

    What Aaron said.....
    The issue is generally with the flasher relay on the indicators.
    The brake and rear lights have a much more simple circuit and generally use less sophisticated relays so tend...
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    Just fitted some double red leds with clear...

    Just fitted some double red leds with clear lenses on the rear light/ brake bulb. Significantly brighter.
    Planning on doing same for indicators but need to do some homework on a relay that’ll...
  13. Or look for mine G5BRA at similar meets - each to...

    Or look for mine G5BRA at similar meets - each to his own, it’s all a bit of fun anyway.
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    Where/when’s the Thames valley meet on 21st?

    Where/when’s the Thames valley meet on 21st?
  15. If these stalks are anything like the mk1 stalks...

    If these stalks are anything like the mk1 stalks then there is a switched live wire into one end of the flash circuit when when the stalk is pulled back provides the 12v to a relay to drive the main...
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    What does the other side of the PCB look like?

    What does the other side of the PCB look like?
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    Are there any dip switches on the back of the...

    Are there any dip switches on the back of the tacho. On mine there’s three switches which are used to determine the number of cylinders.
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    You could but what then would be the status of...

    You could but what then would be the status of the car on your log book? Cat C, cat D etc.
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    A watch out on agreed value policies. If you have...

    A watch out on agreed value policies. If you have an incident and want to repair the car the insurers will consider the car to be a write off if the repair cost (incl VAT) is more than 2/3rds of the...
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    Part #TER185F from CBS for a treat. 5 for £1....

    Part #TER185F from CBS for a treat. 5 for £1. Little bit of heat shrink over them and you’ll be good to go.
    James
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    Suggest to swap out for clear lenses then replace...

    Suggest to swap out for clear lenses then replace the bulbs for silver bulbs (which have colour when lit) as to move to leds would also require you to swap out the relay as well.
    Did this on mine...
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    Indicator wiring issues

    Hoping someone can point me in right direction.
    Can anyone explain what the potential issues could be that would cause the following.
    Indicators all work properly on hazard switch but none come...
  23. A friend of mine used the company linked below...

    A friend of mine used the company linked below and was very impressed with quality and responsiveness.
    https://www.12voltplanet.co.uk
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    Will these spinners fit direct onto the GTD5...

    Will these spinners fit direct onto the GTD5 wheels? How do they fix on?
    I've just got the standard Image spinners currently that fix with a little grub screw on the side.
    If they'll fit I'll take...
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    Deep sump and with that lump on top would it even...

    Deep sump and with that lump on top would it even be possible to fit into a Cobra :-)
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