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    Just checked the original build manual, nothing...

    Just checked the original build manual, nothing in there of any detail. I am guessing you will have relays for flashers, headlights and hazards (if fitted). I'll have a look at mine tomorrow but I...
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    You're on Alan. I look forward to it (as I think...

    You're on Alan. I look forward to it (as I think we all do!!)
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    Yep, I agree, shopping it is. Might as well go in...

    Yep, I agree, shopping it is. Might as well go in a proper car and I have a decent run to the nearest supermarkets too. Hopefully they are getting a bit quieter. The panic buyers must be running low...
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    What a bugger guys, the weather looks amazing for...

    What a bugger guys, the weather looks amazing for Sunday, which was to be our first meet. Doubly depressing!! We obviously can't meet at the moment until this bloody virus drifts away. C&M is closed...
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    Well, I'm expecting delivery of the stubstacks...

    Well, I'm expecting delivery of the stubstacks any day now. I have held off taking off the choke towers until I have the stacks just to make sure I get that right although from what I can see on the...
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    Haha, well it got me going. Good job!! Looks like...

    Haha, well it got me going. Good job!! Looks like you have a bit of work to do. At least in France you will be able to find some nice quiet roads when you have done it.
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    Excellent! I see an FE header tank in your...

    Excellent! I see an FE header tank in your pictures. What engine you running??
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    Quite a good article here...

    Quite a good article here https://www.hotrod.com/articles/5-tips-dual-quad-carburetion-success/
    John, out of interest, are your vacuum secondaries linked?
    I am going to take off the choke towers I...
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    You're right it is a lot. It does look good...

    You're right it is a lot. It does look good though! Although I won't win any prizes from Greta. They are two vacuum secondary carbs so effectively run at half that until the vacuum pulls in. It's a...
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    Thanks for that. I agree, I upgraded to a K&N...

    Thanks for that. I agree, I upgraded to a K&N high flow filter and found that much better. I run the big oval type covering both carbs.
    Interesting, your thoughts on milling the choke stack off...
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    K&N Stubstacks for Holleys

    Time on my hands, like all of us, so my mind has wondered on to 'what little tweaks could I do now'! Has anyone used K&N stubstacks to improve the airflow on their carbs? Also, has anyone removed the...
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    What a difference a few hours makes! Looks like...

    What a difference a few hours makes! Looks like everything will be off now. At least I got out today in the slightly cold sunshine and had a bit of fun. It's going to be a strange year..........
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    Well it is largely outside and the inside is in...

    Well it is largely outside and the inside is in big halls. A sensible approach by everyone could potentially allow it to go ahead. Might have been different with the high attendance of years gone by...
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    Whatever you prefer!!!! I'm a North/South man...

    Whatever you prefer!!!! I'm a North/South man myself!
  15. Thread: Ally bodies

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    I'm with you! I have a new clutch on the bench...

    I'm with you! I have a new clutch on the bench waiting for quarantine!!! Perfect antidote to imposed boredom!!
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    Not used them but they might have what you need...

    Not used them but they might have what you need https://www.goodhanduk.co.uk/Catalogue/Standard-Parts/Linkages-Joints
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    I can't answer the IVA question, although I can't...

    I can't answer the IVA question, although I can't see why not. I am sure there are others on here who can answer that one. Over to you guys.........
  18. Thread: LED Headlights

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    And I fitted their H4 replacement LED bulbs to my...

    And I fitted their H4 replacement LED bulbs to my period headlights last year. Really impressed. You need to find space for a transformer but that went behind on my Dax. They are as good as my top...
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    Just what I thought! Aaron, have sent you a PM re...

    Just what I thought! Aaron, have sent you a PM re some help
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    Easiest way is to wedge it where you want it...

    Easiest way is to wedge it where you want it (where it looks best) and fill the gaps with expanding foam. Cut it flush when set and either point over with a bit of sand and cement (3:1) or mastic....
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    That's good advice! I forgot to say that on the...

    That's good advice! I forgot to say that on the doors I have the flat press studs (two each door I think), not the same 'upright' ones as around the back of the hood/tonneau. Whichever trimmer you...
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    Many years ago I used Aldridge Trimming to do all...

    Many years ago I used Aldridge Trimming to do all my interior including a hood and a tonneau. I am still using it today! They may not be the cheapest but they certainly did turn out to be good value...
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    So if we all turn up at Caffeine and Machine on...

    So if we all turn up at Caffeine and Machine on April 5th at 11am (the first 2020 West Midlands Cobra meet) we could just about fill the place!!!! Now wouldn't that be something.

    Will post a...
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    When I built the car I made the tunnel removable,...

    When I built the car I made the tunnel removable, so it is possible to remove the box alone but as I am thinking of upgrading to a twin disc clutch and the fact I have some exhaust port cracks to...
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    Chin up!!! We've all been there. Maybe you are...

    Chin up!!! We've all been there. Maybe you are suffering with sunlight deficiency! Once that big yellow orb is shining you will be keener to get it done. It won't help with the money though! It can...
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