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    Mine is out and on the drive. Just going to wipe...

    Mine is out and on the drive. Just going to wipe it over and then make an essential journey somewhere........
  2. Thread: Coolant Tank

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    I could probably use that for my GT40. Will PM you

    I could probably use that for my GT40. Will PM you
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    Self edit - sorry, while writing I forgot you had...

    Self edit - sorry, while writing I forgot you had said 350 SBC in the heading! Cast iron block, chances are it will be fine after you have found and fixed the leak
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    Fingers crossed you have been lucky. The water...

    Fingers crossed you have been lucky. The water has gone somehow, could it be via the water pump leak and also perhaps some out through the pressure cap while being dyno'd? If it was frost damage that...
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    Having just built a 302 for my GT40 project I...

    Having just built a 302 for my GT40 project I would say it’s worth talking to Brian at Roadcraft. For what it costs you in bits he will sell you a complete engine. I think he does long blocks too...
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    For that very reason I never SORN mine. Life is...

    For that very reason I never SORN mine. Life is too short
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    Really can’t understand why the engine size has...

    Really can’t understand why the engine size has not been changed, that’s easy enough to do on the registration document (online now I think) as is colour.
    With regards emissions testing, as I...
  8. Thread: Iva

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    Well done. Perfect timing too, spring is...

    Well done. Perfect timing too, spring is springing!
  9. Thread: Tyre pressures

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    Agree with Sean, 20 or perhaps 22, depending on...

    Agree with Sean, 20 or perhaps 22, depending on your set up and feel. I run the same sizes too.
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    Well, there could be legitimate reasons, for...

    Well, there could be legitimate reasons, for example, a new or secondhand speedo. That has been the case in my cobra. I started again at zero! Not so easy with more modern cars I agree
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    Nothing to stop anyone just registering a car...

    Nothing to stop anyone just registering a car with a clone plate. Plenty of them about and I have seen them sell surprisingly well at auction, even after the auctioneer has made it clear the car is...
  12. Thread: Bleeding clutch

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    Me too!! Keep it simple. Also the only bleeding...

    Me too!! Keep it simple. Also the only bleeding tool I have ever used (until now) is a jam jar and a short clear hose. As long as you have a happy helper to shout 'up' and 'down' to it works fine!...
  13. I’m due for the jab at 0830. That feels too...

    I’m due for the jab at 0830. That feels too cold for the cobra but otherwise what a great excuse for a run.
    Seems my surgery have me down as vulnerable following their own mis diagnosis. So when...
  14. Green Dax, noisy side pipes, big grin, A3400, lunchtime today

    I confess, it was me!! What a lovely day. Just couldn't resist it. Gave the old girl her first trip out the 3 miles to the filling station and back. It's funny, every spring I feel like I had...
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    Well things are slowly moving forward! I have now...

    Well things are slowly moving forward! I have now sorted out all the bolts on the engine now the replacements have finally arrived. I have also sorted out the various plugs and fittings for the...
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    Hi Aaron Some pics of the little alternator...

    Hi Aaron
    Some pics of the little alternator
    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=39289&stc=1
    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=39290&stc=1...
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    Aaron, just received my 60amp tiny alternator...

    Aaron, just received my 60amp tiny alternator from London and Essex (EBay link I sent in an earlier post)
    It is much smaller than most. If you couldn’t get this in then you wouldn’t get anything...
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    Oh, probably should have said, I run double v...

    Oh, probably should have said, I run double v pulley on the top/water pump, the inner belt is the drive from the crank and then using the outer v for the alternator gives me a bit more space and...
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    Well it's definitely possible to get one to fit!...

    Well it's definitely possible to get one to fit! Might it be that you need to space your pulleys a bit? My alternator is on standard FE pulleys but the top one is spaced 5 or 6 mm. That gives my...
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    How about one of these? ...

    How about one of these?

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LIGHT-WEIGHT-ALTERNATOR-SMALL-RACE-TRACK-DAY-KIT-CAR-MULTI-FIT-/274692894901?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292
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    Well done, nice when these things work out

    Well done, nice when these things work out
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    Yes very pleased with it. A local guy/company to...

    Yes very pleased with it. A local guy/company to me in Weston on the Green. I have used him a few times and he always does a decent job. He did my Dash and door cards as well[/QUOTE]

    Interesting,...
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    That is looking great. Who trimmed it?

    That is looking great. Who trimmed it?
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    [QUOTE=Pilch;604692]I also bought one of these...

    [QUOTE=Pilch;604692]I also bought one of these but as with your son it doesn't fit. I will try grinding it down a bit but don't want to weaken it. Better pic of the bearing below.39278

    Give it a...
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    I always use a 7/16 UNC tap. Surprising how much...

    I always use a 7/16 UNC tap. Surprising how much crap can come out!
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