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    Sorry, hadn't seen the video when I posted the...

    Sorry, hadn't seen the video when I posted the reply above. Cancel that, it's not plugs or clutch! So hard from a video but it sounds ancillary (alternator or water pump bearing). It was still there...
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    Squeak?? Just a thought and perhaps a long shot,...

    Squeak?? Just a thought and perhaps a long shot, but if you have had the plugs out, have you got them all seated properly?
    In another direction, is there still a squeak with the clutch disengaged?
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    Well done, that is looking better! Yes, no...

    Well done, that is looking better! Yes, no problem, PM me your number and we can take it from there. I am very happy to share what I have done with mine. It all fits - just!!!
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    If it’s any help you are welcome to come to...

    If it’s any help you are welcome to come to mine with a camera and a tape measure! I am running an FE in a Dax complete with header tank. I use standard FE engine mounts on to home made chassis...
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    Yep, I can confirm it's possible for the wheel to...

    Yep, I can confirm it's possible for the wheel to come off!! It happened to me many years ago on a commercial vehicle (coach). Funny really, when you have 20 studs with nuts tightened up with a...
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    Well done, sounds like you have sorted it.

    Well done, sounds like you have sorted it.
  7. Thread: Horns

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    Don't they only get used at MOT or when you...

    Don't they only get used at MOT or when you accidentally hit it getting in?? Let's be honest, if you can't hear a Cobra behind you, you have a real problem........
    I just have a basic one, no relays
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    Will be fine, just a different design

    Will be fine, just a different design
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    I agree Aaron, go to SGS. If you call them first...

    I agree Aaron, go to SGS. If you call them first and tell them what you are doing they will tell you exactly what you need. Excellent service. I bought new ones for my Dax bonnet and boot last year.
  10. I have only used aluminium, first a Griffin...

    I have only used aluminium, first a Griffin (lasted 30 years and was still fine apart from a small weep when cold!!) and now (as of last year) an Afco (virtually same as Griffin but fully welded...
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    Caffeine and Machine today

    Two of us out, Stuart Vann in his red GD and me in the old green Dax. Bit chilly and a bit low on grip in a few places!! Nice to be out in the sun though.
    Busy at C&M though..... Biggest coffee...
  12. Thread: Tyre life.

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    Here's a thought..... Buy the best sticky tyres...

    Here's a thought..... Buy the best sticky tyres you can get, drive your cobra often and hard and wear them out while having fun. The tyres will only last a year or two. Problem solved!
    In all...
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    Cobra and Shelby Films

    All the hype and profile for Le Mans 66 has prompted another couple of 'must see' documentaries on Netflix. One is called The 24hr War and is a more detailed documentary along the lines of Le Mans 66...
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    If you have Netflix, also worth watching The 24...

    If you have Netflix, also worth watching The 24 hr War which is a factual documentary of the story of Ford's quest for racing fame. Some great interviews with some of those involved and wonderful...
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    If the classic look is preferred then these might...

    If the classic look is preferred then these might be an option https://www.classiccarleds.co.uk/collections/headlight-led-bulbs/12v-h4
    I changed my H4's for these last year. The LEDs are as good as...
  16. Thread: Rain :(

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    Roll on Spring!! At least it's sunny...

    Roll on Spring!! At least it's sunny today........even if the roads are still wet due to the run off from waterlogged ground!! It's certainly been a wet one. I've been in the workshop with the rain...
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    Me too! (seen the film that is!). Really enjoyed...

    Me too! (seen the film that is!). Really enjoyed it although a bit 'Hollywood' which is inevitable. Was that an error re the vacuum secondaries (that weren't fitted to the car they were talking...
  18. Ha, the joys of cobra ownership!!! Good luck with...

    Ha, the joys of cobra ownership!!! Good luck with it, hopefully all will be well
  19. If you find an exhaust leak and you want to make...

    If you find an exhaust leak and you want to make sure that's the cause of the noise before you go to all the trouble of taking the manifold off you could get some of this...
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    I went for one of these...

    I went for one of these https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mobile-Single-Post-Lift-Bradock-Series-7/302632359431?hash=item46764b5607:g:-gQAAOSwwbdWJQ1S as I had the headroom. They do a slightly shorter...
  21. That must be gutting! Keep the faith though, it...

    That must be gutting! Keep the faith though, it might be an easy fix yet. It's difficult to hear exactly what is going on but you could investigate things as follows -
    Take the plugs out - one...
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