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    I used 'Ecotile' - best thing I could have done. ...

    I used 'Ecotile' - best thing I could have done. Jacks, axle stands, no problem.

    https://i.ibb.co/HBBRNH4/thumbnail-IMG-2247.jpg
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    I have a single roll-hoop in gloss black going...

    I have a single roll-hoop in gloss black going spare. I reckon it would make an ideal base for a Cobra replica build. Any engine/gearbox combo should fit with a bit of fettling. I also have...
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    Underslung? Side-exit? Manifolds or the...

    Underslung? Side-exit? Manifolds or the downpipes/mufflers?
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    I don't know if it's a standard size - I can't...

    I don't know if it's a standard size - I can't really recall. It is, nonetheless, perfect for the job. Hope this helps!
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    My inner cable is 2mm. is very nice size...

    My inner cable is 2mm. is very nice size...
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    AKBaz - it was your idea, yes - brilliant indeed....

    AKBaz - it was your idea, yes - brilliant indeed. Absolutely eliminated my heavy throttle linkage. couldn't recommend it more highly - thank you.
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    Low-friction Throttle Cable - How to....

    I've just made my throttle pedal much lighter, thanks to advice from somebody on here whose identity I cannot recall. I replaced my standard 'bicycle-brake-cable' type outer, with a Teflon-lined,...
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    Good idea - I'll post a new thread in 'General...

    Good idea - I'll post a new thread in 'General Tech Tips'. Coming up...
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    I don't recall which member suggested the idea of...

    I don't recall which member suggested the idea of replacing the throttle outer cable with a teflon-lined, braided type - but I've just done it. Whilst there, I shortened the outer cable - removing a...
  10. Posted them this morning sir - but still can't PM...

    Posted them this morning sir - but still can't PM you due to your inbox being full. They're on their way to you and should arrive on Tuesday.
  11. Now sold. Thank you.

    Now sold. Thank you.
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    Blue Hylomar will do it.

    Blue Hylomar will do it.
  13. Protech Shock Absorbers/springs - suit Jag IRS rear end. Only two months old.

    For sale, these Protech 400 series 15" shocks. I bought them from a guy who had only used them for two months and then decided he wanted something different. I bought a set of four 10" springs fro...
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    So, today I dropped off my steel bar at my local...

    So, today I dropped off my steel bar at my local engineering shop - 'Denebank Precision Engineering' - in Sunbury on Thames. Friendly guy, helpful, polite, etc.
    He's gonna turn my steel bar...
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    I like portable heaters...

    I like portable heaters...
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    As I'm currently replacing my shocks too, I...

    As I'm currently replacing my shocks too, I thought somebody might find the measurements I took today useful. I have taken a series of measurements between the upper and lower rear shock spindles...
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    Prius. The solution to everything on this...

    Prius. The solution to everything on this entire forum is Prius. Prius - switch off, read a book. Click. Nighty-night.....zzzzzzz
  18. HWM - directly opposite my house. I can see...

    HWM - directly opposite my house. I can see Stirling Moss's racecar in the showroom from my front room. Not even kidding.
  19. 1. Suspension in bits pending new shocks. 2....

    1. Suspension in bits pending new shocks.

    2. Six years since nearly removing my thumb with one - I've bought a decent set of hole cutters....

    3. ...to gain access to the inside of the doors. ...
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    Yes, rolled threads are stronger than cut - but...

    Yes, rolled threads are stronger than cut - but these spindles won't be in tension, just shear loaded. Being 5/8" dia. and the load shared by four points per side of the car, I'm confident that the...
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    I was over-thinking this one. I've ordered...

    I was over-thinking this one. I've ordered 1000mm steel bar, 5/8" dia. Cut into four 250mm lengths, get an M12 thread cut on each of the ends, job done. Cheap and easy!
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    Yeah, I'd be ok with that. I'm still confused...

    Yeah, I'd be ok with that. I'm still confused though. Were some spindles 5/8 from standard? If so, I could try to get a set. Still searching...
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    Wow, it's humid today - after much sweating and...

    Wow, it's humid today - after much sweating and grunting, I now know that my mounting spindles are shouldered - 5/8 through the axle and reduced to 7/16 at the ends. They're also removeable so I...
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    I was asking because I've seen shocks for sale...

    I was asking because I've seen shocks for sale which have a 5/8" ID bush top and bottom, but on my car they are 7/16". I'm thinking I could fit sleeves to the spindles to make them up to 5/8". I'll...
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    Jag IRS Question...

    I always try to Google this stuff first, but I really can't seem to shed any light on this one.

    It's about my IRS rear shock mounting spindles/shafts. They're approx 11.5mm dia. Other folk...
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