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  1. Worth replacing cortina top arms with this to get more camber?

    Spotted these on ebay whilst considering refurbing my pilgrim mk2 front suspension (cortina mk3/4/5 with granada 5 stud hubs).

    I like the idea of having more adjustability... but don't really know...
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    Use a grinder to trim the inner lip of the...

    Use a grinder to trim the inner lip of the arch... pilgrim bodies are thick and the arch is strong curve, especially with a liner glassed in.
  3. Did think about that, but I’ve not noticed any...

    Did think about that, but I’ve not noticed any difference in running temps underway and in traffic the fan kicks in so no difference there. It’s still a big hole!

    I don’t run with a grill -...
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    Long list of parts bin cars.... original...

    Long list of parts bin cars.... original Cobra’s were the same!

    I particularly enjoyed it when a friend found out that badly hidden underneath the rubber covering on the key to his stunning...
  5. Love that film... watching that with my Dad...

    Love that film... watching that with my Dad prompted us to get the car... Did the same thing but used the bumper. Chrome brackets are meant for a custom harley headlight/fork.

    Must get round to...
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    I do like a flat dash...38597 38597

    I do like a flat dash...38597

    38597
  7. Thread: Thank you Den

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    Think I was 11 when Dad & I first went to the...

    Think I was 11 when Dad & I first went to the factory. The father of the uk kit car & cobra replica industry. Definitely a character & a lovely guy.

    There's a thread on the pilgrim cars facebook...
  8. Thread: Feeling flush

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    Looks really good!

    Looks really good!
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    Seem to remember there’s something iffy about...

    Seem to remember there’s something iffy about the recommended/standard pilgrim rv8 plumbing set up in the mk3’s - can’t remember what the fix is? Adding some sort of restrictor in the system to...
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    Didn’t have the pleasure, but I’m sorry you...

    Didn’t have the pleasure, but I’m sorry you lost your friend.
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    1200cfm of carb is, er, quite a lot... Based on...

    1200cfm of carb is, er, quite a lot... Based on this https://www.summitracing.com/newsandevents/calcsandtools/cfm-calculator you'd need to be running a 540ci race cammed engine, revving to 7000 rpm...
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    Congratulations!!

    Congratulations!!
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    That’s a nice bit of engineering that is....

    That’s a nice bit of engineering that is. Proper.
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    If you cant find one - you can get rad's custom...

    If you cant find one - you can get rad's custom made to your spec...

    Alternatively, Nissan S14 aftermarket rads are roughly the same size and have been used in quite a few Dax's. There are even a...
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    Ratchet spanners are well worth getting in my...

    Ratchet spanners are well worth getting in my view... Tend not to put full pressure on the ratchet if I can help it - but they are really good for reduced access jobs..
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    I always slot second gear before trying first for...

    I always slot second gear before trying first for this reason.

    But yes it Is adjustable, have a look here:

    http://www.gomog.com/allmorgan/remoteissues.html
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    :) one of my late fathers favourite lines. ...

    :) one of my late fathers favourite lines.

    Another one he enjoyed using was a Den Tanner (founder of pilgrim cars) quote. When Dad rang him complain about being sent the seemingly wrong parts...
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    Most uk bought BFG’s have m+s written on the...

    Most uk bought BFG’s have m+s written on the side.... a tyre built for pick up trucks to go in the snow... what could go wrong?

    There are a number of uk cobras running around with tyres that are...
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    Get a bike inner tube and cut to fit?

    Get a bike inner tube and cut to fit?
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    Ye gods.... mental.

    Ye gods.... mental.
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    As others have done on here, mine went mk2 2.8 v6...

    As others have done on here, mine went mk2 2.8 v6 to rv8 (a 4.6)... So here's my short list of jobs & notes for you:

    Be warned that a stock 3.5 rv8 wont make much more power than a 2.8 v6 in good...
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    I used an LED solution on my round lucas brake...

    I used an LED solution on my round lucas brake lights.

    I upgraded after was forced to drive in torrential rain on a motorway with lots of standing water - driving at 40mph, in a low car with...
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    Pretty sure that if it was a factory sierra...

    Pretty sure that if it was a factory sierra chassis that makes it at least a mk2 - probably a late mark 2 which will have some extra bracing. The main issue on a mk1 was the cortina rear end - which...
  24. Thread: What tyres????

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    I have used the stick on letters - on an old set...

    I have used the stick on letters - on an old set - Goodyear - they looked great, really cool, though very hard to get right.

    I did a full write up of the galaxy’s on here somewhere....

    if...
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    Bought off them a couple of months ago. Nice chap.

    Bought off them a couple of months ago. Nice chap.
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