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  1. Thats the problem I have with my Dax pipes. They...

    Thats the problem I have with my Dax pipes. They both need tearing apart and rebuilding. And only 7000 miles on them!!
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    If you're ever building an engine its always a...

    If you're ever building an engine its always a good idea to pack the oil pump with either vaseline or molybdenum disulphide grease, (CV grease). Especially if its going to be a while between building...
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    I had similar heads and swapped them out for my...

    I had similar heads and swapped them out for my current ones. I cant remember the casting numbers but they are 64cc, 1.6" exhaust, 2.02" induction. I worked this out to be about 10.3:1 CR. My next...
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    Just mirroring a couple of points already stated....

    Just mirroring a couple of points already stated.
    A 383 generally utilises a bespoke crank or some people have used a crank from a 400ci, but I believe there could be problems with this crank setup....
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    That’s really helpful. Thank you. I want to...

    That’s really helpful. Thank you.
    I want to replace my sump.......again but this time with a cast aluminium one. Just can’t get the pressed ones to seal properly. I’ll use this set up during...
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    Many thanks for the replies. I didn’t know...

    Many thanks for the replies.
    I didn’t know whether there was a specific tapping within the engine block that would access an oil gallery for this purpose.
    The oil cooler system I have had a...
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    Oil temp sensor bulbs

    Hi all.

    I have a Smiths gauge which has never been utilised in my dash. A couple of questions.
    Will a universal sensor bulb suffice or will I need to buy one specifically for a Smiths...
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    I would try to avoid any fastener where you have...

    I would try to avoid any fastener where you have to insert a tool as the risk of rounding off the internal is high which then can cause you real grief later.
    Real Steel sell small headed bolts...
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    My leads are also extremely close to the headers...

    My leads are also extremely close to the headers which are wrapped. But in my case, unless there is direct contact, the leads wont burn with the wrap in place. I did get some contact earlier this...
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    Future meets

    Hi all.

    The CRC had its annual AGM last weekend and although I was unable to take part I did receive an email as a direct result relating to our current situation with this pandemic.
    The advice...
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    Not sure that entirely accurate?? More fluid...

    Not sure that entirely accurate?? More fluid required to move twice the amount of piston area perhaps? Same pressure, more volume.

    David.
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    What master cylinder are you using? Maybe as...

    What master cylinder are you using? Maybe as suggested before, the pipe connections to this could be arse about face.

    David.
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    The first millisecond of that video brought a...

    The first millisecond of that video brought a smile to my face. What a lovely looking creature. Congratulations on the milestone.

    Cheers,

    David.
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    Don’t forget if you plan to use packers between...

    Don’t forget if you plan to use packers between the engine mounts and block, if the mount pads on the block are at an angle then packers won’t work. It will throw the geometry out and the bolt...
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    Depending on how brave your feeling, gently heat...

    Depending on how brave your feeling, gently heat up each tube and tease them away from the chassis rail until you are happy. Then start the side pipe fitting process.
    My headers are close to the...
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    I don't have an AK but the arrangement I think is...

    I don't have an AK but the arrangement I think is similar to a Dax.
    Lay the body onto the chassis and locate it where it will be permanently fitted. Then fit the headers to the engine. From there...
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    I’ll send you what I have. A few photos on my...

    I’ll send you what I have. A few photos on my camera and my phone. Would you PM me your email address pleasy please?
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    Front cover I hope!! :)

    Front cover I hope!! :)
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    Yup, it’s cancelled. I was waiting till the...

    Yup, it’s cancelled. I was waiting till the 11th hour before I ordered my tickets for this very reason just in case the climate improved significantly.
    It’s cancellation is a wise decision in my...
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    I bought two from Europa at the NEC classic car...

    I bought two from Europa at the NEC classic car show last year. They are now fitted to the front and back of my Dax.

    David.
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    It was an absolute pleasure to see and meet you...

    It was an absolute pleasure to see and meet you guys. I’m sorry I was the only one of our clan to greet you but the with the current climate, I think people are taking extra care and measures.
    ...
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    Well what an exceptional day it was today. And...

    Well what an exceptional day it was today. And all thanks to the East Midlands clan who dropped by during their tour on the way to Cornwall.
    Six Cobras in all including mine. We were joined by in...
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    Image would be the best people to ask this...

    Image would be the best people to ask this question to. So if things go pear shaped....
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    That’s very nice. Thinking of doing my wheels...

    That’s very nice. Thinking of doing my wheels the same when I change the colour of the Dax.
    Silver, 2 black stripes, ceramic coated black side pipes and black wheels is the plan.

    Cheers,
    ...
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    Hi Graham. You all would be made most welcome....

    Hi Graham.

    You all would be made most welcome. We pray for good weather which at the moment is looking very promising.
    Depending on which way you come, Salisbury or Blandford Forum, you would...
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