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    I am pretty impressed with this unit, it seems to...

    I am pretty impressed with this unit, it seems to be nice quality and the 3/4" thread onto the oil filter thread is a much better fit than my old unit.
    It is made of two pieces, the main body and...
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    Remote oil cooler take off adapter help

    Having had my minor disaster with my car dumping its oil down the road due to a lose remote oil cooler take off adapter, I have purchased a different style which I hope will work better.
    I have...
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    I had to fit a remote filter because there is no...

    I had to fit a remote filter because there is no room on the engine due to fouling the chassis. I have bought a new adapter with 90 degree outlets (in the post) which will work far better. Madgewicks...
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    Great stuff, thanks everyone for responding! So...

    Great stuff, thanks everyone for responding!
    So I think what I just put in is fine for a little more running in and then I will buy some Magnetec. I was just worried about synthetic and thin oils in...
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    what oil in an old V8

    Just a quick check to see what oil people are running in their older American V8's ? Mine is a 1970 Ford so I just bought some classic 20-50 oil from Halfords as I dont think all this modern stuff...
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    First disaster in my Cobra !

    Decided to take my car out for a slightly longer drive today, having done 20 miles of very local driving at 30 mph having just gotten it on the road.
    On my way home i tried opening it up a little...
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    Thanks for the responses. At this stage I just...

    Thanks for the responses. At this stage I just want to get the car running at an acceptable level. Changing the steering rack is something for another day after 28 years of getting it on the road !!!...
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    MG steering rack pinion adjustment

    I am getting a fair bit of play in my steering. The column moves all the way down to the rack without any slop so it is going to be track rods or pinion.
    The rack was bought reconditioned so I am...
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    Hi Mark, I IVAed a few weeks ago and got...

    Hi Mark, I IVAed a few weeks ago and got registered last week so please feel free to contact me if you want any help.
    IVA isnt really that bothered other than showing you built the car. I had no...
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    Southern GT charged an extremely sensible £30 to...

    Southern GT charged an extremely sensible £30 to date my American Engine, not sure if they do Rovers but very helpful.
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    So, I have been out for a few short drives round...

    So, I have been out for a few short drives round the local streets, nothing above 40mph. Everything is still where it is meant to be and nothing blew up so that is good.
    Also gearing seems good...
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    Im going to be driving extremely slowly and...

    Im going to be driving extremely slowly and locally tomorrow making sure things dont fall off and the oil stays in the engine! Im not going out unless the roads are dry with a complete unknown 7L...
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    I am finally registered !!!!!!!

    After a nail biting couple of weeks since my IVA I recevied my registration details today!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am soooo happy, apart from the weather!
    The lady at the DVLA was incredibly helpful and...
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    I have just passed my IVA and they only wanted to...

    I have just passed my IVA and they only wanted to see the earth on the tank.
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    So my boss has a raised ring that the wheel fits...

    So my boss has a raised ring that the wheel fits on to centre it and is fairly snug, so do you fit the centre cap first and then slide the wheel over it?
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    Moto-lita steering wheel mounting

    I picked up a cheap wooden steering wheel from eBay recently. It fits on my Moutney boss ok once I drill some more holes which is handy.
    However I dont have a centre cap and cannot fathom out how...
  17. Thread: What tyres????

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    I had Jag X300 alloy wheels fitted to the front...

    I had Jag X300 alloy wheels fitted to the front and Cobra front wheels fitted on the rear, all fitted very nicely inside the wheel arches by miles.
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    Thanks for all the responses. I think I will go...

    Thanks for all the responses. I think I will go glass and keep my safety glasses on for when they explode!
    With regards to the mounting and my wing mirror mounts, am I going to have complications...
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    Wind wings and visors

    As my car will hopefully be on the road in the next week or two I am thinking of buying wind wings etc. I see there are a few people selling them and they come in perspex and glass. I have heard the...
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    Well mine is a long way from 'finished' ! I have...

    Well mine is a long way from 'finished' ! I have no carpet, and no paint ! plus a lot of things done as basic as possible for the IVA as I wanted to limit investment.
    Im pretty sure I wll have...
  21. Thread: Registration

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    Andy, what is the problem with your registration...

    Andy, what is the problem with your registration ??? I hope nothing serious.
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    I insured the car anyway and incredibly happy...

    I insured the car anyway and incredibly happy with the price ! cheaper than my normal car for a 7L sports car!!! The £260 Road tax cost more !
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    Well hopefully I am proof to never give up. I...

    Well hopefully I am proof to never give up. I nearly sold mine several times and I think my wife tried to several times when I was away on business !!!
    Desperately waiting for my registration number...
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    So as my engine doesnt have a CO2 measurement...

    So as my engine doesnt have a CO2 measurement that suggests I fall into the £260 PLG under 3,500KG (TC39) ? And I am going to need and insurance certificate before I can send the forms off. Looks...
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    Thanks to some guidance from others on the forum...

    Thanks to some guidance from others on the forum and being guided to an amazing web site where a Cobra builder has shared his forms (http://www.antscobra.co.uk/iva.html) I am now just about done...
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