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  1. Thread: 2030

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    This why ministers get move from posts every 18...

    This why ministers get move from posts every 18 months other wise they get found out how useless they are.
    "Yes Minister" is so true.
    Government procurement process is broken. So slow and flawed...
  2. I would tread carefully with any leak sealing....

    I would tread carefully with any leak sealing. You could end up with oil gallery getting clogged and causing you engine issues. I know the rad weld sealers do stop the leaks but clog the radiator so...
  3. Thread: E10!

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    I second that with buying quality fuel hose. One...

    I second that with buying quality fuel hose. One of the local guys had just finished building his cobra and just after having it sprayed noticed smoke from under the bonnet. Lifted the bonnet and two...
  4. Thread: Rear end rebuild

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    I looked at Jim's photo and cannot see the slots...

    I looked at Jim's photo and cannot see the slots which as you say should be there similar to the attached photo. This allows you to easily drift them out. Like for your front wheel bearing shells...
  5. Thread: 2030

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    Petrol will be on sale fare into the future until...

    Petrol will be on sale fare into the future until sales drop off and its uneconomic for the petroleum industry to refine and ship around the world. I am not worry for the next 20 years.
    ? Who knows...
  6. Thread: Rear end rebuild

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    Hi Chris You should be able to drift them out...

    Hi Chris

    You should be able to drift them out with a steel punch 8 inch from the other side. There should be two slots but I cannot see them on your photo. They are well and truly stuck inside...
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    Nice example. Looks well sorted and looked after....

    Nice example. Looks well sorted and looked after. Did not get used much by looking at the yearly MOT mileage. It would of been a bargain at 21k but someone had a keen eye on it.
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    Nice seeing your making great progress. A stroked...

    Nice seeing your making great progress. A stroked 302 to 347 will give you lots more. Nice to drop a set of Quad 48 IDA Weber carbs if its in budget but be careful with your cam selection. Going to...
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    I think most start with a body and a chassis then...

    I think most start with a body and a chassis then get the engine later as it might be stood around for some time so you need to keep it lubed and turn it over once in a while.
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    I think you are confusing the hub and the disc. I...

    I think you are confusing the hub and the disc. I think you have the correct discs XJ6 XJS 74-94 did not change. This might help.

    https://bernardembden.com/xjs/hub/index.htm
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    Looking at the bend radius the bottom of the two...

    Looking at the bend radius the bottom of the two pipes together looks correct in the right bottom photo. You then need to add some straight in according to my measurements the 4 into 1 should join...
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    Hi Aaron, I know this supplier in the past...

    Hi Aaron,

    I know this supplier in the past used to do all sorts of sizes. Imperial as well so might do 2.5D. They have been around a long time and heard very good reports from people who have used...
  13. Thread: Attaching photos

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    Usual problem in uploading is the file size. Most...

    Usual problem in uploading is the file size. Most modern mobile phones create large files so you need to reduce the file size below 2meg.
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    I found you only get one go, once you open the...

    I found you only get one go, once you open the lid as it goes off very quick. I think I used it the next day but could see it was already going off. That's my experience.
    Would I use it again? Jury...
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    I used POR15 last year on the diff. I did remove...

    I used POR15 last year on the diff. I did remove most of the rust and what was left went grey with the spray process before painting. I did not put a top coat over the Por15 to protect from UV as its...
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    AK Build manual for Gen 2 and Gen 3 states. Not...

    AK Build manual for Gen 2 and Gen 3 states. Not sure if they changed but Girling is very common in most kits. A quick look and you should see stamp on the side to indicate what you have.

    5/8”...
  17. Thread: Tyre help

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    You seem to be very limited with 16 inch . I...

    You seem to be very limited with 16 inch . I thought we had limited options with 15 inch but lucky we have either Avons or the Galaxy's.
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    Chris do a lot of research on the cooling system...

    Chris do a lot of research on the cooling system as these tend to be the weak point and cause the most problems for GT40 owner I have seen. I have seen all sorts of catchment tanks swirl pots but...
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    Doing a fine job of cleaning those suspension...

    Doing a fine job of cleaning those suspension welded parts up. Smoothed out welds look good or nice pooled tig welding can look like art work when done by skilful welder.
    I think I would look at...
  20. Thread: Tyre help

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    I have seen 225/65 on a car and they fill the...

    I have seen 225/65 on a car and they fill the arch well also he uses them on the track in anger. I cannot remember what he had on the rear size but were/60 profiles..I recall the size on the front as...
  21. Thread: Tyre help

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    If you intend to do track days then the Avon...

    If you intend to do track days then the Avon CR6ZZ are the best. I went with Galaxy's and am very happy with them in both dry and wet road use, but never had them on the track. There is a cost...
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    Mark has been busy polishing to show how they...

    Mark has been busy polishing to show how they come up pre and post photos.
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    Some more photos. The ramp one shows how the...

    Some more photos. The ramp one shows how the polish up.
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    I have posted some pictures for Mark's of his...

    I have posted some pictures for Mark's of his exhausts as he is having the usual problems of up loading photo's.
    His car is running an Chevy LS7 engine which was IVA'ed with the exhaust's.
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    I think the feel is spot on as you say above 30...

    I think the feel is spot on as you say above 30 mph. Same applies with my Dax. Power steering for low speed manoeuvres is all you need it it for. You have the BMW power pump version ?
    Dax when with...
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