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  1. Well you won’t drop a spanner through that...

    Well you won’t drop a spanner through that lot!! Cracking! That is going to shift!!
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    You are not wrong Aaron. Not so bad though, a set...

    You are not wrong Aaron. Not so bad though, a set of decent pistons is £258. It all adds up that’s the problem! I need the pistons to get the machining done otherwise I am in to a big delay. Then...
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    OK, been to have a chat with an engine building...

    OK, been to have a chat with an engine building mate and then down to the machine shop. There is good news and bad news!!!!

    7 of the 8 bores would clean up without a re-bore but darn it, that one...
  4. That's very neat and surprisingly compact. I...

    That's very neat and surprisingly compact. I imagine that the performance is pretty impressive! Those engines go well enough as standard.
  5. [QUOTE=Happy Jim;602465]Not Torquestorm, I’ve...

    [QUOTE=Happy Jim;602465]Not Torquestorm, I’ve fitted a Procharger Centrifugal blower on my LS, I made my own mounts for it and have it mounted low and in front of the engine.
    It’s quite...
  6. Want some more POWER?? FE, Chevy, LS, whatever........this might be for you

    My son just sent me this link https://torqstorm.com/product-category/centrifugal-supercharger-kits/

    Anyone seen one or even use one???

    Looks quite interesting. My lad has suggested I spend £3k...
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    Oh, and I have just about stripped the whole car...

    Oh, and I have just about stripped the whole car now. I must nearly be getting to the point where the mess will come to a stop and it will start looking like I an getting somewhere!! I now have a...
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    Although I haven't uploaded many pics I have been...

    Although I haven't uploaded many pics I have been busy!!!

    I popped out the pistons of the 302 (1968)

    http://www.cobraclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=39095&stc=1

    Big ends are...
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    Cracking job, well done

    Cracking job, well done
  10. Thread: Tig welders

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    To be honest, I use the R-Tech spool gun more...

    To be honest, I use the R-Tech spool gun more than anything, especially on the thicker stuff. Obviously needs a MIG with spool gun connectivity. I just find it easier and a lot quicker than TIG. I...
  11. Thread: Tig welders

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    All I will add is that my MIG, TIG and Plasma...

    All I will add is that my MIG, TIG and Plasma Cutter are R-Tech! All my car builder mates use R-Tech. Nothing else needs to be said does it??
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    Sounds like you have tried everything! Just to...

    Sounds like you have tried everything! Just to let you know, I had a similar problem, same as you, had it all on and off several times, only to find it was the sender on top leaking and dribbling...
  13. Thread: Parcel delivery

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    Empty the petrol out, wrap them well, seal the...

    Empty the petrol out, wrap them well, seal the bag and call them car parts!
    None of the carriers will touch anything like that these days as far as I know. Pathetic as it is.
  14. Thread: 2030

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    Interesting article in the news this morning...

    Interesting article in the news this morning about EV car production being 63% more carbon heavy than conventional cars (excluding infrastructure). The article says every EV needs to do 50,000 miles...
  15. Thread: 2030

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    And if you add the factor of ‘decay/half...

    And if you add the factor of ‘decay/half life’ that might explain the level of intelligence that remains!!!
  16. Thread: E10!

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    If Esso is genuinely ethanol free then I guess no...

    If Esso is genuinely ethanol free then I guess no additives are required. However, I always add TetraBoost whatever I fill up on but I am running old school engine with high compression. I am trying...
  17. Thread: E10!

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    [QUOTE=simon;602299]I'm more interested in the...

    [QUOTE=simon;602299]I'm more interested in the Porsche with the LS in.....
    Ha, yes, it’s impressive! It’s a 944 which he totally rebuilt and upgraded the suspension and put a LSD and updated...
  18. Thread: E10!

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    Jon, that’s a bloody awful thing to happen. You...

    Jon, that’s a bloody awful thing to happen. You would feel like crying! It’s definitely something to watch, there are a lot of unscrupulous suppliers out there although I am sure it’s often...
  19. Thread: E10!

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    My son has a Porsche with an LS in it. He rebuilt...

    My son has a Porsche with an LS in it. He rebuilt the whole car and bought braided fuel hoses on the bay of E. It was laid up for a few months early this year. When he went back to it he turned on...
  20. Thread: E10!

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    As is the modern way, the truth is hard to...

    As is the modern way, the truth is hard to find!!! This is what Esso say about their high octane (which is apparently ethanol free) -

    What’s in our Synergy Supreme+ 99 premium petrolOur Synergy...
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    Now this is an interesting one! I have always...

    Now this is an interesting one! I have always used Shell high octane fuel but according to the guys at Classic Oils they (Shell) use the ethanol to boost the octane rating in their octane...
  22. Thread: 2030

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    Not upsetting the EU will only apply in Scotland...

    Not upsetting the EU will only apply in Scotland by then 😀😀
    The thing I fear a bit is the social backlash against gas guzzlers that could come. Bit like smoking. Social pressure could build...
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    Well I think it's an improvement! The ally panels...

    Well I think it's an improvement! The ally panels are welded in to one piece. I've then polished out the welds and the sheets generally using polishing attachments on the grinder. Takes a bit of time...
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    I think it’s going to be an Edlebrock top end...

    I think it’s going to be an Edlebrock top end kit only for now, topped off with a carb! I can always do more in the future. Much easier to get the engine out of a 40 than a cobra! I’m not sure...
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    No pics to upload but I have been making progress...

    No pics to upload but I have been making progress of sorts. I have today ordered the complete MK1 body from Tornado. So I know what I am doing now! I have also spoken to the UN1 Transaxle expert and...
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