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    Jaguar XJ13 would be my replica of choice if it...

    Jaguar XJ13 would be my replica of choice if it wasn't the Cobra.
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    I've been watching this thread and following it....

    I've been watching this thread and following it. Outstanding work that many can only aspire to but never achieve.
    Not too sure about the latest pin striping but thats just my opinion.

    Cheers,
    ...
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    Factory Five Racing

    Putting out some feelers here.
    A new venture is being set up by Tech Autos who will be the main distributor for building and supplying kits for these authentic looking versions of the Cobra. They...
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    For that very reason Jaguar built their cars with...

    For that very reason Jaguar built their cars with shrouds round the drive shaft U/J’s, jubilee clipped to the drive shafts.
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    Well the glue was so old that the most efficient...

    Well the glue was so old that the most efficient way was with a rotary wire brush in a drill! It just fell off with very little gumming up of the bristles. Just a wipe over with MEK afterwards and...
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    I use this s%£t practically on a daily basis for...

    I use this s%£t practically on a daily basis for my job. Its not nice to work with but it does what it does very well indeed. Never used it on fibreglass or gel-coat before though, hence the reason...
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    You could see a difference in lift ratio as the...

    You could see a difference in lift ratio as the geometry between the rocker and the valve will change as the datum will be different, albeit very slightly. But in these situations a small change in...
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    I'm going to try MEK this evening, but VERY...

    I'm going to try MEK this evening, but VERY CAREFULLY! It will certainly take the glue off as long that's all it takes off!
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    Really hoping some people can make it next week....

    Really hoping some people can make it next week. I will be working hard on my Dax this week in order to attend next week in her. But much to do.

    Regards,

    David
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    I’ve fitted rivnuts for this very reason. Glued...

    I’ve fitted rivnuts for this very reason. Glued them in place as well to help prevent them coming loose.
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    Best glue remover

    Needing to fit my new carpets but need to remove the old glue first. It’s been on there about 16 years! Toluene isn’t really up to it as it’s taking ages. Recommendations? Anything that B&Q can...
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    498dax

    Anyone know what happened to this car? Is it still around? It was DJ Sportscars Chevy 454 powered Supertubed demonstrator in the very late 90’s. I went for a ride in it when I was choosing a kit...
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    Thanks Geoff. That’s quite interesting although...

    Thanks Geoff. That’s quite interesting although I’m surprised you have no problems with it. Fuel pumps of this type usually rely on gravity feed as they are pressure pumps rather than scavenge...
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    If this is a gradual problem then it will be down...

    If this is a gradual problem then it will be down to something constantly changing with use, ie, ignition timing and/or carb set up. If your venturi chokes are too small or the jet is too big then...
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    Open to offers on these, but not too silly...

    Open to offers on these, but not too silly please. They need to go as they are taking up space.
    The runners themselves are circa £90 each from Dax.
    They will have to be collected though as I'm not...
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    +1 SBC 350, Dax. Cheers, David.

    +1
    SBC 350, Dax.

    Cheers,

    David.
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    Ah, right. That's why I wanted to know as the...

    Ah, right. That's why I wanted to know as the pumps I believe rely on gravity feed to it.
  18. 1968 here, so just in!

    1968 here, so just in!
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    I know this is a fog light but you can get...

    I know this is a fog light but you can get reverse lights identical. I drenched mine into the rear valance panel.
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    I would be interested to see any photos of how...

    I would be interested to see any photos of how you mounted this and the plumbing routing. I am not at all happy with the present location, two inches from a rapidly rotating shaft!

    Cheers, David.
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    Mine is W reg but stated as first registered 2004.

    Mine is W reg but stated as first registered 2004.
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    Regardless of 'Getting back on track', to answer...

    Regardless of 'Getting back on track', to answer your question, as far as I am aware as long as you don't have a Q plate I am sure you can reregister to a more period number plate. But I don't know...
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    The number plate is usually associated with the...

    The number plate is usually associated with the date of the donor car. My donor was an XJ6 on a W. So although I don’t have the Jags number plate I do have a W registration although the V5 states...
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    That's the set up I want to achieve come respray.

    That's the set up I want to achieve come respray.
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    Here you go!

    Here you go!
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