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    https://i.ibb.co/cY80YV5/image.png...

    https://i.ibb.co/cY80YV5/image.png

    I quite like the airfix kit look .. the name seems quite apt considering most of us do actually have plastic kits ;)


    BTW Kev - I'm not totally convinced...
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    "so lending guns I'm afraid is a no no" What...

    "so lending guns I'm afraid is a no no"

    What about if we borrow them with you attached to the trigger? :lol:
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    I used to really dislike the flat-grey look .....

    I used to really dislike the flat-grey look .. it's grown on me to the point I was considering it as a Cobra colour!

    That said, if someone wants to give me an F12 in the colour above, I'll happily...
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    I've chatted to Dave a few* times over the years...

    I've chatted to Dave a few* times over the years - especially now he's dropping FEs into all his cars; unfortunately his FE jigs for the DBs won't work for the Dax as the engine sits very differently...
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    Can I get a discount if I book you for our...

    Can I get a discount if I book you for our wedding, too? ;)
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    I have zero experience with bodywork, and what...

    I have zero experience with bodywork, and what amazed me was how far Kev had gone with the filler .. my lack of experience clearly shows given you just said he should have gone further! :lol:
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    I am almost at the point of being able to drop...

    I am almost at the point of being able to drop the engine in - I'd love to get to that on Sunday (Saturday is penned for boarding up the old fireplace)..

    The fiancee has even suggested I raid the...
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    I promise I'll take some pictures of progress...

    I promise I'll take some pictures of progress next time I go to the garage, but it's all baby steps at the moment. Over the last couple of days I've managed an hour or so each day, but I've:

    -...
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    I've had the cut 'n paste problem too - my gut...

    I've had the cut 'n paste problem too - my gut tells me it is likely UTF-8 characters being pasted (like "smart quotes" from Word); what happens if you draft your reply in notepad or a plain text...
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    Handy seller to know Chris, cheers! Saved him in...

    Handy seller to know Chris, cheers! Saved him in case I need anything in the future :)
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    Because Mexico have been casting new "1970" Chevy...

    Because Mexico have been casting new "1970" Chevy 350 blocks for the last 50 years, and they were being passed off as old blocks to circumvent emissions requirements.. so now we are all (even those...
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    Very nice - where did you find the new oil...

    Very nice - where did you find the new oil guards?

    IIRC my engine has none at all because they don't fit with the billet rocker assemblies, but I could be wrong .. I also don't want to disturb the...
  13. Thread: Ally Head ID

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    Pic 10 shows they are CNC ported heads (tell tale...

    Pic 10 shows they are CNC ported heads (tell tale 'rings' descending down the ports) which would be on brand for AFR.. although all the pics on their website show heads with a big engraved AFR logo...
  14. Thread: Speedometer ID

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    Pass, but I quite like the fact it has a brake...

    Pass, but I quite like the fact it has a brake warning & headlamp tell-tale built in, even if the 220mph top-end is .. how to say, optimistic :)
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    I do love the idea of PCH - we did Route 66 back...

    I do love the idea of PCH - we did Route 66 back in 2016 (also in a convertible Mustang) which was a fantastic trip from LA to Chicago - it is expensive, but then none of our honeymoon ideas are...
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    Bit more progress today in amongst stripping...

    Bit more progress today in amongst stripping wallpaper from the front room..

    Got the clutch pressure plate and friction disc bolted up, torqued up and loctited in place. Measured the distance from...
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    Credit here really goes to Modern DriveLine -...

    Credit here really goes to Modern DriveLine - they were extremely helpful and when shown pictures & measurements (you can just about see the writing I added to the flywheel to annotate hole sizes,...
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    Would love to do the NC500 so would be very...

    Would love to do the NC500 so would be very interested to read your opinions - a friend of mine did it a couple of years ago, but he went with the "Supercar Group" as we call it; he has the peasant...
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    Finally: https://i.ibb.co/xLs5Gzg/image.png...

    Finally:

    https://i.ibb.co/xLs5Gzg/image.png

    OK, that's just me checking the new pressure plate actually fits (it does) - I haven't put the pilot bearing or clutch disc itself in yet; that's a...
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    Cheers David! :) My column is damn near a perfect...

    Cheers David! :) My column is damn near a perfect fit for the inside of the stalk boss so centralisation isn't an issue (in fact I had to file the casting flash off of one of mine to get it on), but...
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    You'd hope anything but a very knackered engine...

    You'd hope anything but a very knackered engine of that vintage would be able to hit under CO <= 4.5% and HC <= 1200ppm though, I'd have thought? It's been a while since I had a car with a carb but...
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    David, I'd take one of the original VW ones off...

    David, I'd take one of the original VW ones off your hands - both of mine have been the modern reproductions; one ended up in the bin and the other one is already a little 'iffy' despite having been...
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    But the emissions regs are what tell you if you...

    But the emissions regs are what tell you if you need CATs or not?
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    1980 engine so no CAT required, just CO

    1980 engine so no CAT required, just CO <= 4.5% and HC <= 1200ppm per the IVA manual flow chart on page 44, here:...
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    Real Steel have a few -...

    Real Steel have a few - http://www.realsteel.co.uk/section3b.pdf - it looks like the billet ones might work for you?
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