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  1. Thread: What Coolant

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    I use blue antifreeze flush out every two years...

    I use blue antifreeze flush out every two years with cast heads and back flush through bottom hose.

    Allows use Carparts4less as they are always cheaper for the same product. The are same company...
  2. Thread: AdamC at XCS

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    Nice video. I think he was trying to hold it...

    Nice video. I think he was trying to hold it together after his drive out with Gary lol
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    My engine is Ford Cleveland but I am sure the...

    My engine is Ford Cleveland but I am sure the same applies to your engine. PCV is more for emission control.

    My engine is open breather on both sides with no PCV return valve. My rocker covers are...
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    Sorry fat fingers should of read ARP bolts. I see...

    Sorry fat fingers should of read ARP bolts. I see the bolt is no fully threaded, is there are shank interference. Just a thought.
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    These things are to test our patients I am sure....

    These things are to test our patients I am sure. Sounds like your bolts were made of cheese and not high grade steel. They take some to snap off and make the thread mess. I would look at replacing...
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    Measure the distance from the mounting face of...

    Measure the distance from the mounting face of the pump too the outer face of the pulley. 145mm is a short pump and 175mm is a long pump.
    ...
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    A lot of people have a worry about emission...

    A lot of people have a worry about emission testing. What you going to say when you take it for an MOT ! Very loud 2600c and its a very dirty blue. 1951 yes it was avery early prototype LOL.

    The...
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    I have got Red EBC just fitted with new discs. My...

    I have got Red EBC just fitted with new discs. My original ones were Mintex and use to do a lot brake dust but great stopping. I need to bed in the EBC. They seem softer at the moment.
  9. Thread: Bleeding clutch

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    With the vacuum method you can lock off under...

    With the vacuum method you can lock off under pressure knowing no air is getting back into the system. I have tried all the methods of single return valve one man operation, Gunson pressure system on...
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    Interesting reply from the owner on the auction...

    Interesting reply from the owner on the auction site.

    "In answer to the recent questions: this car was bought from the Kirkham UK sole distributor, Hawk Cars Ltd. You can see many invoices from...
  11. Thread: MOT after IVA

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    The 3 year rule seems to apply to all IVA...

    The 3 year rule seems to apply to all IVA vehicles regardless of donor parts or all new parts as the IVA is seen as a new inspected vehicle. Does seem a grey area and I cannot see it in any document...
  12. Thread: Side Vents

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    Its handy in using the vent hole to access to...

    Its handy in using the vent hole to access to parts in the areas like brake master cylinder. I have my battery located in the front so vent removal is very useful.
  13. Thread: Bleeding clutch

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    James, I was so surprised at the price. I think...

    James,
    I was so surprised at the price. I think I paid £15 which was a bargain then.
    I have used it a few times now with great success. So easy to use on your own and I can do a complete brake...
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    Bidding has started at 70k at present.

    Bidding has started at 70k at present.
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    That's a lot of fuel behind you. 8mpg x 42...

    That's a lot of fuel behind you. 8mpg x 42 Gallons = 336 miles. I think would be filling it half 168 miles between fill ups. £100 a fill up. That's eight half fills ups too Lemans. £800. I think I...
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    Aaron, Can you move it away from the head on the...

    Aaron,
    Can you move it away from the head on the bottom pivot point using a longer top bracket? Then just a long belt is required and new bracket. I agree 50A and PASa will not be enough with lights...
  17. Thread: Wiring

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    Best to try and get hold of the wiring diagram...

    Best to try and get hold of the wiring diagram which will save you a lot of pain.

    1. Yellow = + 12 Vdc + battery

    2. White = Field terminal - Alternator

    3. Ignition Switched +12 v -...
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    Not sure when France will open up as there roll...

    Not sure when France will open up as there roll out of the vaccine is so slow.
    My Euro tunnel crossing has been moved twice.
    Most companies have been good at allowing you to moving your dates and...
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    Either is nice is nice to have. Providence adds...

    Either is nice is nice to have.
    Providence adds so much to the value to these cars.
    Any thing touched or owned by Carroll adds a few zeros. The interest seem to of been kindled with everyone...
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    Bit of confusion The first car is registered...

    Bit of confusion

    The first car is registered as a 1965 AC Cobra Mk. III 427 SC DG

    The second car.

    The Kirkham ? This has a few curve balls registered 1951 "AC colour black 2.6 Ltr engine...
  21. Thread: Bleeding clutch

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    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cocoarm-Vacuum-Bleeder-Mo...

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cocoarm-Vacuum-Bleeder-Motorbike-Bleeding/dp/B07N1KNSP9/ref=asc_df_B07N1KNSP9/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=463099256147&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=18414215553257240598&h...
  22. I would agree just fit what you have. It's a...

    I would agree just fit what you have.
    It's a fairly quick swap and you can always check them for any play. The country of origin use to be a thing of the past. German stamped you knew it was...
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    I have only really found it hot on the feet in...

    I have only really found it hot on the feet in 36c in France in traffic and wearing shorts helps. I cannot drive in sandals !

    I have under slung and fitted a heat shield under the drivers side...
  24. Thread: Data breach

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    I dont use Google Chrome. Recommend Opera ...

    I dont use Google Chrome. Recommend Opera browser. Very light and like the favourite tabs and storage system.
  25. Thread: Crendon

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    Aaron you must be getting withdrawal so need to...

    Aaron you must be getting withdrawal so need to top up your FE stock.
    Kevin,
    An expensive pancake day lol
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