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    Seems some systems us an absolute pressure supply...

    Seems some systems us an absolute pressure supply and others use a supply referenced to plenum pressure. As long as you don’t mix the two there will be no problem and as you say the latter system...
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    You really need a swirl pot with a fuel injection...

    You really need a swirl pot with a fuel injection pump.
    I made one up for mine which sits along side the fuel tank and has the pump mounted to the back of it with a prefilter.
    I'll try and get a...
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    i think that just means the packet is made in the...

    i think that just means the packet is made in the UK.
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    Doesn’t look like this wI’ll work for me...

    Doesn’t look like this wI’ll work for me anyhow, just checked the V5 and the only date mentioned is “Date of first registration” which is when the Cobra was registered. Only reference to the...
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    Does that apply to tax exemption as well as MoT

    Does that apply to tax exemption as well as MoT
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    Exactly, that’s why I say it would be hard to...

    Exactly, that’s why I say it would be hard to claim this for the Cobra, maybe in another 7 years or so.
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    Keep us posted on how you get on. I agree on the...

    Keep us posted on how you get on.
    I agree on the MoT exemption, it would be hard to claim the Cobra adheres to those rules and I’d also prefer to have an MoT anyhow. I don’t mind sting the cost...
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    Nice, wish I had the funds!

    Nice, wish I had the funds!
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    If I've understood that correctly the registered...

    If I've understood that correctly the registered date would have to be > 40 years ago. Mine is on a V plate so I believe 1980 (away from home a moment so can't check log book) so should be eligable...
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    I built mine in 1997 when SVA was comming in to...

    I built mine in 1997 when SVA was comming in to force, so expecting to have to get tested, but because I was able to build the car in less time than it took the government of the day to bring in SVA...
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    That's exactly why I wanted to understand...

    That's exactly why I wanted to understand how/why/if there was a right or wrong way of plumbing the ports bearing in mind what may have been important on the original vehicle may not be on the new...
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    I suspect a stepped bor MS is quite exotic and...

    I suspect a stepped bor MS is quite exotic and hence you'd know if you had one (and I guess the calculations) would get a bit more complex.
    If we assume a parallel bore I suspect there are many...
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    I'm sure you'll find many people telling you what...

    I'm sure you'll find many people telling you what way round they should be but good luck finding anyone who can give you a plausible reason why.
    Apparently if player A has built more cars than...
  14. Thread: Brake Issue

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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...
  20. Thread: Value

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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...
  21. Thread: Value

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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.
  22. Thread: Bralke bleeder

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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...
  23. Thread: Scissor lift

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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...
  25. 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...
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