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    In an episode on Wheeler Dealer Plymouth...

    In an episode on Wheeler Dealer Plymouth Barracuda fitting a Hemi Ant fitted a triple jointed steering column to avoid the headers..Might be an option.
  2. Thread: Engine swap

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    You will need to variety the age and emissions of...

    You will need to variety the age and emissions of the engine you select so the V5c is changed accordingly to avoid future issues at the MOT..
    As Alex has pointed out there are lots of other items...
  3. Thread: Engine swap

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    What chassis do you have ? You have a budget in ...

    What chassis do you have ? You have a budget in mind. Factor in the gearbox and prop shaft replacement and clutch.
    If you already have a Rover and gearbox you have a large portion of the budget...
  4. Thread: High tick over

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    You have a good vacuum so not a radical cam over...

    You have a good vacuum so not a radical cam over lap in 14-15 hg so am surprise achieving 21 hg why you need to open up the secondary.
    Check your choke is not in if manual.
    PSI for pressure is 5...
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    I believe the went Jag based for the American...

    I believe the went Jag based for the American lumps. Jag with better brakes and IRS diff will take the power. I guess a low output Chevy will not fare off a tuned Rover 3.5 V8 but the Rover is...
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    Pilgrim Sumo interesting part built

    Spotted on e bay. Nothing to do with me. The reg on the car states Pilgrim. No road tax since 1996 and not sorn ?
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    Hi Rob, Regarding the spares you will not have...

    Hi Rob,

    Regarding the spares you will not have an issue. All the suspension parts if Jaguar based like xj6 or xj40 are easily available and very reasonable prices. I have a 1993 built car and...
  8. Thread: Electrical stuff

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    I think you are making it over complicated. Keep...

    I think you are making it over complicated. Keep it simple so less point of failure and introducing human intervention. If your thermostats switched in at two different temperatures to switch each...
  9. Jaguar Pacific Blue Metallic JHM1905 Only...

    Jaguar Pacific Blue Metallic JHM1905

    Only could find this of MikeT car .
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    I looked at the video and the GoPro mics are very...

    I looked at the video and the GoPro mics are very sensitive and pick up any vibration or noises. Check if it is to close to the windscreen and touching which was my problem. Regarding wind noise all...
  11. Update my friends Range Rover. Well New years day...

    Update my friends Range Rover. Well New years day to today engine management back on then miraculously it's now self healing and went out.
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    Age of the battery sometimes gives you an...

    Age of the battery sometimes gives you an indication if its coming to end of life. I have had batteries last almost 10 years usually the calcium ones.
    Your voltage after a couple of months should...
  13. Sounds like a bit of a result to have it finally...

    Sounds like a bit of a result to have it finally sorted by a garage who knew what they were doing. A friend has a Range Rover Vogue TDV8 and it seems to get a regular tow into a garage for its yellow...
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    You want a push on connector on each end so then...

    You want a push on connector on each end so then they are easy to fit back especially for front head lights. The connector offers some protection and security. Make solid connections and label a the...
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    The difference from 235 to 245 is 231mm and...

    The difference from 235 to 245 is 231mm and 259mm . So half this and you end up with a difference of 9/16 or 14mm of the thread so this should be similar with the wall. Not sure if that would give...
  16. Gentleman Tom Payne's Shelby Cobra factory team 289 roadster

    Gentleman Tom Payne's Shelby Cobra factory team 289 roadster

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StPHoGt7QWo

    Great video.
  17. This one of one Shelby 427 Cobra DRIVES like it's 1966!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRzFS8_pSn8

    Walkaround & driving a 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra that runs & drives astoundingly!

    1966 Shelby 427 Cobra

    One Of Only 260 Original Street 427...
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    100k target has been reached so it now has to be...

    100k target has been reached so it now has to be looked at by government and a date for the proposal for a reading.
  19. Nice calendar for 2022. Pinned to my wall and...

    Nice calendar for 2022. Pinned to my wall and start to enter my proposed dates for events.

    1. Silverstone Classic 2022 (26-28 Aug)
    2. Classic LeMans July 2022
    3. American Speed Festival Brands...
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    The attachment 39922 does not open in this post. Is this the latest version. I have the two drawings from the other post and not sure which one your thinking of going with. I notice the internal...
  21. Hope it goes well. Sound method of getting it...

    Hope it goes well. Sound method of getting it close. I will be interested in your final measurements and if there is much difference from one side.to the other.
  22. The tolerance of the bearings , hub bearing shell...

    The tolerance of the bearings , hub bearing shell final position when drifted in will have accumulated tolerances so some shimming will be required I would think to achieve a 1-3 thou end float.
  23. I revisited the distance between the two bearing...

    I revisited the distance between the two bearing faces. I measured both old bearing worn marks and these came out as 61.10mm on one shaft and the other was 61.30mm.
    I then fitted the bearings and...
  24. Looking at the sizes of the front hub inner seal...

    Looking at the sizes of the front hub inner seal sizes. There are two sizes.

    Early pre '75 part no C15350

    Late post '75 part no C45711

    1.875 inch in shaft -1 7/8 (47.62mm)

    2.506 inch OD...
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    Kevin, Which one you gone for ? Sounds very...

    Kevin,
    Which one you gone for ? Sounds very reasonable on electric especially when I have solar panels so just need to know it does not create dampness inside otherwise it could cause problems with...
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