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    Steer clear of the cheap chrome ones. They...

    Steer clear of the cheap chrome ones. They corrode over time and leak. Didn’t pay anything like that for my billet ali one from Stateside Auto Parts.
    Dek
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  3. Thread: Tyre pressure

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    The more scientific approach is to use a laser...

    The more scientific approach is to use a laser thermometer. Get the tyres warm and measure the temperature at the inner, middle and outer aspects of the tyre. At the correct pressure there should be...
  4. Thanks Jon. I think I’ve got the message that...

    Thanks Jon. I think I’ve got the message that it’s more important to have that gap than the actual size of it. But your figures show that it’s quite minimal. Thanks again, I’ll be checking...
  5. Thread: Drive It Day

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    3947839478 When the sun came out this afternoon...

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    When the sun came out this afternoon took mine out for a nifty fifty (miles not mph). I know David (Firestarter) wouldn’t get out of bed for that but glad I did. Added bonus stopped for...
  6. Found the time to watch and despite being a bit...

    Found the time to watch and despite being a bit long winded it was a good refresher. My question now is, in the absence of a “Cobra Workshop” manual how are folks determining what the servo push...
  7. Thread: Fuel vapour smell.

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    Don’t think a Marigold would be thick enough...

    Don’t think a Marigold would be thick enough David but thanks for the suggestion.
    Dek
  8. Thread: Fuel vapour smell.

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    You’re right there David. I had a braided piece...

    You’re right there David. I had a braided piece of hose going to the carb. Started up after the winter and fuel was peeing out all over the manifold. That certainly grabbed my attention! Good job I...
  9. Thread: Fuel vapour smell.

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    Crispian Glover? Dek

    Crispian Glover?
    Dek
  10. Thread: Fuel vapour smell.

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    I don’t think so as I can smell the fumes with...

    I don’t think so as I can smell the fumes with the engine off.
    Dek
  11. Thread: Fuel vapour smell.

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    Thanks Charlie I’ll give them a call. Dek

    Thanks Charlie I’ll give them a call.
    Dek
  12. Thread: Fuel vapour smell.

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    Fuel vapour smell.

    I know this is a well discussed and common problem but I’m now experiencing this when I go out in the garage near the rear of the car when I take the cover off. Also when I took it for a spin today...
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    Looks great in the sun Gary and glad you’re...

    Looks great in the sun Gary and glad you’re getting through the “shake down” without any problems.
    Dek
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    Well done Chris. Will offset some of your fuel...

    Well done Chris. Will offset some of your fuel bills now! :)
    Dek
  15. Thread: Sun Visors

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    Just got to be said that is one fiddly job given...

    Just got to be said that is one fiddly job given the size of the screws. You need the dexterity of a neurosurgeon. Surprised I managed it! I did set myself up for multiple failures though by placing...
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    Luke harness (blue).

    I’m changing colour so have for sale one 3 point harness and one 4 point harness which can be clipped to the top eye to make it a 3. Without fixing eyes. PM for price, photos if interested.
    Dek
  17. Thread: My boss says....

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    Any advice for the Jaguar outboard set up on a...

    Any advice for the Jaguar outboard set up on a Dax with fly off handbrake?
    Dek
  18. Declan, it’s a bit unfair to tar all Viper kits...

    Declan, it’s a bit unfair to tar all Viper kits with the same brush. You’ve got to remember they weren’t all supplied by Ken Cooke. Mine is a Cobretti Viper supplied by Bob Busbridge and they...
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    Mileometer not working? If I remember correctly...

    Mileometer not working? If I remember correctly it’s a legal requirement to have a working speedometer but not tested on an mot.
    Dek
  20. Looks like a bit of an unusual problem this but...

    Looks like a bit of an unusual problem this but that would be viper builds for you...

    Bit unfair to blame the kit type when the builder has a greater influence over problems as with every kit?
    Dek
  21. Thread: Leg room

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    What’s limiting the seat going back any...

    What’s limiting the seat going back any further? Is it the base, which could be modified or the seat back (more difficult)? Alternatively look and see if the pedals could be modified. That...
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    I’ve got mine, as David said, on the lower...

    I’ve got mine, as David said, on the lower nudge bar mounted on rubber “P” clips. It is, therefore, possible to rotate it downwards to obscure it for use on “private land” or even upwards...
  23. Thread: Boot Gas Struts

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    Thanks for that David. I’ll give Mark Watton a...

    Thanks for that David. I’ll give Mark Watton a call.
    Dek
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    That must have been absolutely terrifying...

    That must have been absolutely terrifying realising you’ve caught Covid and not knowing if you’re going to be one of the lucky or unlucky ones. Can’t understand the Covid deniers or...
  25. Thread: Boot Gas Struts

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    Hi Mike Did you get anywhere with Eckold? Dek

    Hi Mike
    Did you get anywhere with Eckold?
    Dek
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