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    RE: diff to prop shaft thread size

    Buy new ones from you friendly Ford main dealer dont use old or second hand . They patch bolts which means that they have paint on the thread to act as a torque retaining feature in other words to...
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    RE: Pilgrim Sumo Front hubs

    Dont worry about it , At full droop the top ball joints run out of articulation it no really a problem/ Lots of other production car do as well. I agonised over it for weeks I even desigined and made...
  3. Thread: Dream Machines

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    RE: Dream Machines

    I wondered why I stopped using this webb site now I know.
  4. Thread: Car show

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    RE: Car show

    If the weather is good I will be there but if not the shows not good enough to brave freezing your nut off for. Of course you company is probably worth joining the brass monkey brigade for.
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    RE: getting the power down

    I run my Sumo with blue springs on the back 550 pounds I think and 7 clicks on e shocks, tyre pressure 18 psi all round and it works pretty well. I dont know your set up but I have a Rover with an...
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    RE: Cable Clutch Conversion

    Its not a bodge. it was standard practice on cable clutched minis. If tou route the cable carefully and make a solid support for the top end it works realy well. Mines done nearly 4000 miles no probs.
  7. Thread: Snake Torque

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    RE: Snake Torque

    I spoke to Peter the other day and he said he was struggling to put a mag together due to lake of interesting articles,so he dfob#ne well to get one out late or not, so come on lads stop complaining...
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    RE: Sumo Rear Brake Pipe Layout

    Thanks for the plug Tinka I didn't think anyone read Bobs Cob.Anyway There is already a bracket on the Sierra/Granada rear traing arm the disk brake versions are the same. Its part of the Shock...
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    RE: Manufacturer Open Days

    So am I Happy new year to all espially the Essex Mob. Just got my computor set up after the move, I still haven't got by Car back from Cheng but it should be within the next week. I hope. The paint...
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    RE: Sumo Mk III Inner Body Panels

    Its only fibre Glass so make the fit. First you should be aware that this is a bad time of year to glass in panels, unless your garage is heated. Secondly dont use more hardener to make the glass go...
  11. Thread: Pilgrim Sumo

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    RE: Pilgrim Sumo

    Now 95% finished time getting close to applying for the dreaded SVA:) :) :)
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    RE: New windscreen...dumb question

    Autobrass are based in Devon and run by Dave Shrubsole I think they make the best windscreen then Im biased I got one. Its also easier to fit the tenex fasteners for the Toneu before the windscreen...
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    RE: Which Gauges and Why

    I used ETB gauges. The people ther are very helpfull. They supply SVA approved bezels or any thing you like, Black faces, white faces. My speedo is electronic no messing around with cables and cogs...
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    RE: Pilgrim Sumo Door Panels

    A bit late now I know but I dug out apicture that shows how tight the rubber fits to the door. I am still looking for an easy solution to finishing the rubber I have good long term solution but I...
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    RE: Sumo Radiator Mounting

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    It looks to me from your pics that you could be pushing your radiator to far forward.The body drops away towards the front and you could run into clearance problems when you fit it. As I said...
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    RE: Rover V8 Water Pump

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    You need to put the engine with just enough room between the Fly wheel pulley and the cross member to allow you to gt he belt off . Any further back and you will rin into big clearnce problems...
  17. Thread: Which Switch

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    RE: Which Switch

    ETB 01702 711127 do a set of really nice aluminium faced warning lights when they are off they just look black but when lit show the correct sign if. At 7 each not cheap bur worth every penny they...
  18. Thread: Pilgrim Sumo pics

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    RE: Pilgrim Sumo pics

    I posted these pictures to answer your question . I hope the silly comments have,nt put you off building a Sumo . Its a good kit at agood price. I am sure that Bernies car will turn out like most...
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    RE: Which to choose !?!

    It depends on how much you want to spend. The Ak is probobly the most expensive and you have to use Jag running gear. The sumo is a much lighter car if you choose the Sierra running gear version 900...
  20. Thread: DAX DAY

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    RE: DAX DAY

    More Dax open day pictures
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    RE: DAX DAY

    Wilfs Credon, spotted as it lurked close to Tescos car park . I think it powered by Ford and the body is organic.
  22. Thread: DAX DAY

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    RE: DAX DAY

    I'll second that a really good day. Tesco wouldnt let me park there either. saw Wilfs Crendon and met the man and there was even an AC Super Blower lurking round the corner, Tesco wouldn't let him...
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    RE: Chevy Rocker cover to fit Rover

    Its each to ther own I prefer the John Hammond Cobra ones as we are talking about fake snakes whats wrong with fake engines. With or without ventilated sumps.By the way they were 150 when I got them
  24. Thread: well made up

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    RE: well made up

    Graham I am going to write the SVA as part of BC!) my last effort in Snaketorque ( thank God for that I hear you all shout) but as your SVA is close. One tip is get an MOT first you can get your...
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    RE: Rear nudge bar fitting

    Have look at my web site part 10 it explains how I fitted my rear nudge bars on my Sumo with pictures
    www.btinternet.com/~cobra_man
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