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  1. Thread: Brake Issue

    by GDCobra
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    If the seat is not cut true or the hole not round...

    If the seat is not cut true or the hole not round the nipple taper won't properly seat and seal.
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    Maybe, but these pumps move a lot of oil very...

    Maybe, but these pumps move a lot of oil very quickly, the galleries won't take long to fill. Unless there hasn't been oil in for a while (or its been assembled dry - not a good idea) it shouldn't...
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    I suspect that the desire to tinker and tweek...

    I suspect that the desire to tinker and tweek (and "improve") with electronic vehicles will be no different than it has been with dino' fuelled engines. I'm seriously thinking of it myself (not Cobra...
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    Pack the pump with Vaseline and spin it over...

    Pack the pump with Vaseline and spin it over ideally with plugs out.
    Never found the need to spin the pump via dizzy drive when doing this and never found it pooible to prime my pump by doing this...
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    I saw Le Mans 66 a few weeks back and have just...

    I saw Le Mans 66 a few weeks back and have just watched Ford Vs Ferrari. I must say there is a distinct similarity between the filums, I'm sure someone is copying.
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    I replaced the 8 mounting bushes with Aluminium...

    I replaced the 8 mounting bushes with Aluminium ones which I got turned up. No issues with harshness or noise and they will never perish again (well not for a long time at least) simple job for a...
  7. Thread: Value

    by GDCobra
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    If you're going to fuel an ICE with Hydrogen the...

    If you're going to fuel an ICE with Hydrogen the only viable way is direct injection and even then you better hope none gets past the piston rings or you're in a lot of danger of the sump poipping...
  8. Thread: Value

    by GDCobra
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    Good luck using Hydrogen in an ICE, not for the...

    Good luck using Hydrogen in an ICE, not for the faint hearted.
    And when you work out where it comes from you'll realise it's not very clean at all.
  9. Thread: Bralke bleeder

    by GDCobra
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    Always found pressure preferable to vacuum...

    Always found pressure preferable to vacuum bleeding, I have an easy-bleed and have established a method of getting a good seal on the ressy so works well.
    Bear I mind though that either way still...
  10. Thread: Scissor lift

    by GDCobra
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    Looks similar to mine that except it looks like...

    Looks similar to mine that except it looks like it has a a pole which extend out the top as it lifts which may be an interference issue with ceiling, git free delivery on mine as I’m reasonably...
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    I agree. Even if that reading is TIR it would...

    I agree. Even if that reading is TIR it would mean the crank centre has migrated over 1mm, bell housing fit would be the first of many problems. In precision engineer terms this is known as a metric...
  12. Worth mentioning that if you want to remove the...

    Worth mentioning that if you want to remove the feed pipes to the master cylinder press and hold the brake pedal and no air (or anything else) can get into the system.
    I've used this technique when...
  13. Now there's a coincidence, when I did the testing...

    Now there's a coincidence, when I did the testing on min, the car I used as a "control" was also a Toyota!
    Most mobile/cell phones (the so called smart ones) have accelerometers and gyros in them...
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    Also worth considering : ...

    Also worth considering :

    cjautosheywood.co.uk/vocor2post.shtml

    That's the H version which lifts slightly more than the CL07 which I have. Wouldn't like to be without it.
  15. Thread: LT77 Gearbox

    by GDCobra
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    I have an LT77 which I'll be selling When I get a...

    I have an LT77 which I'll be selling When I get a round tuit. Swapped it out of mine last year for an R380. I'll keep you posted.
  16. I'd focus more on what sort of deceleration you...

    I'd focus more on what sort of deceleration you are achieving rather than whether or not you can lock the wheels (although I under stand that they should be capable of this). On my Jag setup I was...
  17. Anybody know what seatbelts the GD MK3 uses?

    Looks like I'll be needing to get myself at least one new seatbelt but can anybody tell me what make and model the GD uses, and has this changed in the last 20 years or so?
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    Oh boy does that annoy me. Why does everybody...

    Oh boy does that annoy me. Why does everybody think they can do whatever they want these days and as long as they say "sorry" all is good. I've lost count of the people I've had to tell to stop...
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    "Every generation blames the one before". It's a...

    "Every generation blames the one before".
    It's a little bit funny and a lot sad that different generations are blaming each other for issues which by and large are out of our control. Was it really...
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    Not going to be a lot of clearance in the GD...

    Not going to be a lot of clearance in the GD chassis. particularly with the body on. I have mine separated at the moment, let me know if you think any photo's would help
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    I lifted the body off mine a couple of years ago...

    I lifted the body off mine a couple of years ago in the style you mention. I fould the centre point to be around the front seat mount bolt holes (Obviously yours may be in differfent place.
    This is...
  22. My thoughts exactly, would much rather be too big...

    My thoughts exactly, would much rather be too big than too small and you can't have too many sockets!
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    Ridiculous that it's a total write off, even if...

    Ridiculous that it's a total write off, even if the chassis repair (which I belive GD are quite good at) cost the same as a new one and you had to replace the whole body it could not cost as much of...
  24. Sounds about right although both of my thumbs are...

    Sounds about right although both of my thumbs are about the same thickness! Maybe should be 10mm = Thumb, 16mm = Big toe
  25. Thanks Bigblock, if my math's is correct (no...

    Thanks Bigblock, if my math's is correct (no guarantee of that!) for a CSA of 10mm I calculate the core diameter will be 3.6mm to package 3 in a single cable with a bit of insulation and armour I'm...
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