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    Long time since I ran a 429 but I agree with...

    Long time since I ran a 429 but I agree with Bigblock - this is not likely an oil supply issue. More likely an alignment issue with those guides in my view. I never used guides on any of my 429's...
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    Well it's good to be known for the right...

    Well it's good to be known for the right things!!! (Tempting as it is to give it some as you leave!!) Glad you enjoyed the 427 sound show Alan! It's incredible how many people say that. Enjoy the...
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    Great day today at Caffeine and Machine. Thanks...

    Great day today at Caffeine and Machine. Thanks to all those who got their cars out on what turned out to be an OK day weatherwise. It was good to meet you all. I will get some other meets organised...
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    Forecast still good (sunny all day according to...

    Forecast still good (sunny all day according to the Met office!!). See you there - you can call me on 07881516727 to meet up if I am not near my car
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    OK guys, although the weather has been wet for...

    OK guys, although the weather has been wet for the start of the week, the forecast for the Stratford on Avon area is good for Saturday!! So it would be great to see as many of you as possible at...
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    Yep, I'll have a set too. Chris

    Yep, I'll have a set too. Chris
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    Hi Charlie Rugby! That's very near!! Might join...

    Hi Charlie
    Rugby! That's very near!! Might join you. If you fancy Caffeine and Machine (nr Stratford on Avon) on the Saturday please come along. If you could PM me your email then perhaps we can...
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    OK, I will speak to Caffeine and Machine and let...

    OK, I will speak to Caffeine and Machine and let them know just out of courtesy and also post a message on Facebook for our Midlands/South Midlands members. If any of you have mates with Cobras then...
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    Let's do it!! The weather is not so good this...

    Let's do it!! The weather is not so good this weekend but how about mid day on 19th at Caffeine and Machine? Probably not the best time of year to start but we can have a go. We could do the Sunday...
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    How about we start something else up, perhaps...

    How about we start something else up, perhaps Caffeine and Machine????? Or wherever. I'm up for doing something and organising if necessary. Is there anything at all happening in the Midlands??
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    I use Morris' HD3 20/50 and swear by it. It's...

    I use Morris' HD3 20/50 and swear by it. It's suitable for petrol and diesel engines. A good oil for engines of this era. I raced my 427 for years with this and it did really well. It was also used...
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    I know, that's the problem, but it works out...

    I know, that's the problem, but it works out cheaper than the fuel for mine to cover 2000 miles!! They are expensive, no dispute, but so is a trip off-road. All about needs and choices. They...
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    If you want sticky then the Yokohama AO52 is...

    If you want sticky then the Yokohama AO52 is very, very good. It's basically a road legal racing tyre. The downside is you won't get too many miles but it will keep you on the road. I have found them...
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    I don't know anything about Edelbrock carbs but...

    I don't know anything about Edelbrock carbs but if it was a Holley I would start by upping the accelerator nozzles (usually up 3 sizes). Looks like you can do similar with Edelbrocks...
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    Assuming all your wiring is sorted, if you want a...

    Assuming all your wiring is sorted, if you want a good cranking battery I can recommend LX24MF which is Lucas and branded XVSupreme. Cranks my big block easily no matter what. It’s a dual...
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    Thanks Gav, that’s all useful background. Yes,...

    Thanks Gav, that’s all useful background. Yes, internal slave which is a standard GM part. He fitted a new pilot bearing and carefully measured all that to suit the Porsche torque tube so hopefully...
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    Chevrolet LS1 Clutch Query

    Any LS1 clutch experience out there??

    My son has fitted an LS1 to a Porsche 944. He bought a conversion kit from the states including bellhousing and clutch. However, he is having clutch problems....
  18. Thread: Clean & Shiny

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    I’m sure you will get dozens of different...

    I’m sure you will get dozens of different answers but whatever I have tried I always go back to Peek Cleaning Polish, works for me!
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    Thanks Boss, good to know they are a sound...

    Thanks Boss, good to know they are a sound company (they did a great job on the phone) and £45k sounds about right then.
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    Really, £100! I am rural but I guess Perth is a...

    Really, £100! I am rural but I guess Perth is a long way from anywhere!!!! I paid £300 last year and thought I was doing well at £200. I've paid it now anyway.
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    Insurance and 'agreed value'

    I have just insured my Dax with ClassicLine for what i think is a good deal at around £200.

    They have offered me an 'agreed valuation'. I could do with some help on what a 1986 Dax with a FE 427...
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    All the above plus K&N do a high flow one, part...

    All the above plus K&N do a high flow one, part number HP-3001 which is what I use currently. I have always used the longer versions.
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    Put a replacement MGB tank in my Dax last year....

    Put a replacement MGB tank in my Dax last year. Worth noting though that the new ones are a lot thinner than they used to be! My configuration meant blanking off the old filler and putting a new one...
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    I raced F1 Stock Cars throughout the Eighties....

    I raced F1 Stock Cars throughout the Eighties. I'd never heard of a Cobra but a friend used a 427 Ford engine in his car and offered it to me when he gave up. I knew little about them but I knew it...
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    Whichford TT last night

    OK, so there were two green Dax Cobra’s at this brilliant event last night, I was in one, who was in the other one???? If it was you then make contact, our cars were scarily similar!!
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