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    Just tried to book this but they have sold out...

    Just tried to book this but they have sold out already ! Spetchley Park is huge - why do they have to limit numbers ?

    Confused of Colwall.
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    Hmmm ... Agree with most of the above, BUT I'm...

    Hmmm ... Agree with most of the above, BUT I'm not sure about the legality of driving to an MoT with an unregistered vehicle. Being a bit of a documentation nerd, I tried hard to establish whether...
  3. Thread: Drive It Day

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    Apparently, the collective noun for Cobras is a...

    Apparently, the collective noun for Cobras is a "Quiver" ?

    Brian.
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    As Kev said, it almost sounds as if you've got...

    As Kev said, it almost sounds as if you've got two of the eight plug leads swapped. But you said it idled evenly when it was running, so perhaps not ?

    Good luck,

    Brian.
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    Can't see it happening unless it is put back a...

    Can't see it happening unless it is put back a few months as was suggested (in vain) last year.

    What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown? - BBC News

    Brian E.
  6. Thread: Iva

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    Mick, Passed my IVA today, AK Gen 1, probably...

    Mick,

    Passed my IVA today, AK Gen 1, probably the longest build ever.

    When was yours started ? Mine was started in 2002 and passed IVA in 2019.

    Brian.
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    Looks beautiful. Superb colour. Brian. ...

    Looks beautiful. Superb colour.

    Brian.

    Classic Replicas Viper, 350 Chevy
  8. It's not the £12 I'd worry about, it's the...

    It's not the £12 I'd worry about, it's the possibility, however remote or otherwise, of gumming up some oilways and damaging a valuable engine. Most people on here are fitting new or rebuilt...
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    Hi Phil(?), What's the engine you have ? It...

    Hi Phil(?),

    What's the engine you have ? It might affect which body/chassis is most suitable.

    Brian.
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    Mark, it's for on the road. I assume build...

    Mark, it's for on the road. I assume build insurance should be cheaper ? I live in Herefordshire (just), despite the Worcestershire postcode, and it's a cheap insurance area. Yours might be more ?...
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    Footman James and Club membership

    Just renewed the insurance with FJ and got a 10% discount for belonging to the club. Reduced premium from £315 to £280 per annum.

    Brian.
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    Pre-filling oil filters ?

    Hi Chaps,

    Bit trivial this, but does anyone bother pre-filling the new oil filter when changing the oil ? The canister on my 350 SBC is vertically mounted, so it would be easy, but is it...
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    Hmmm ... I was thinking of sticking mine onto...

    Hmmm ... I was thinking of sticking mine onto the boot lid with the sort of double-sided sticky stuff you can buy for number plates. Anyone think this won't work ?

    Brian.
  14. Thanks for publicizing this, Chris. I only live...

    Thanks for publicizing this, Chris. I only live about 15 miles away but hadn't heard of it until your post.

    Brian.
  15. Does it sell out ? I thought Spetchley Park was...

    Does it sell out ? I thought Spetchley Park was huge ?
  16. Hi Chris, I plan to be there. Only small...

    Hi Chris,

    I plan to be there. Only small problem is that my Viper is in a lock-up on a farm while our garage roof is being renewed. If I can retrieve it and the weather stays good, I'll bring...
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    Kidderminster failed that massively dangerously...

    Kidderminster failed that massively dangerously bolt head on my car because it didn't pass the 2.5mm radius test !

    Brian.
  18. Apologies, Chris. After suggesting this restart,...

    Apologies, Chris. After suggesting this restart, the family have ganged up on me and organised a gathering for the first available date, which is of course this weekend.

    Sorry,

    Brian.
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    Antifreeze recommendations ?

    Hi Chaps,

    Just let some water out of the system fitting a heater valve. What's the consensus on the best antifreeze to put back in ? Chevy 350.

    Thanks,

    Brian
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    Chris, Is there a chance that our West Mids...

    Chris,

    Is there a chance that our West Mids meetings might start up on 5th July ? Was supposed to be somewhere round Bridgnorth.

    Brian.
  21. Thread: Cockit heat

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    Kevin, Thanks for valve received - looks...

    Kevin,

    Thanks for valve received - looks ideal. Is your inbox full again already ?

    Brian.
  22. Thread: Cockit heat

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    I'll try again Brian.

    I'll try again
    Brian.
  23. Thread: Cockit heat

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    Kevin, pm sent Brian.

    Kevin, pm sent

    Brian.
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    Thanks, Aaron, hadn't thought of that. I've not...

    Thanks, Aaron, hadn't thought of that. I've not come across that heater arrangement. The engine is a 350 Chevy and the heater pipes leave and return to the front of the engine at or very near the...
  25. Thread: Cockit heat

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    Cockit heat

    Hi Chaps,

    I'm getting a lot of heat into the cockpit, much of which is coming in via the heater. I took over this Classic Replicas Viper 80% complete with the heater already installed. There are...
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