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  1. Any value in installing the donar engine e.g. v12...

    Any value in installing the donar engine e.g. v12 5.3 and later after IVA do a v8 engine install of your required engine ?
  2. Thread: Ethanol in fuel

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    There is a video on YouTube showing the process...

    There is a video on YouTube showing the process but how can you carry this out for every fill up is my thought. Not practical IMO
  3. I see in Ants process he fitted his Cleveland...

    I see in Ants process he fitted his Cleveland engine into the Jaguar so the donor vehicle then also supplies the engine. I guess this is to get more brownie points and retain the original...
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    I wonder if you can use the same mix for mohair...

    I wonder if you can use the same mix for mohair tonneau covers and roofing.
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    The last over haul of the hand brake. 1....

    The last over haul of the hand brake.

    1. Replaced 17 locking tab
    2. Replaced 18 the brass two pronged space adjuster. These can crack around the hole.
    3. Red grease 5 wheel and 4 . Inspect no4...
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    If you have good access through your inspection...

    If you have good access through your inspection hatch . You just need the right socket to get on the blind nut. It is well buried. Easy to change . Adjustment is key so check the brass spacer prong...
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    Chris, I would be interested which garage you...

    Chris,

    I would be interested which garage you used as I get asked by a number of people for an old school garage.

    John
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    That's handy having a milling machine to do...

    That's handy having a milling machine to do brackets and small parts. Not all of us have a lathe and milling machine lol. Small steps and progress. I bet this weather makes all the difference. Maybe...
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    Another for the Bosch S5. Round post. Cranks my...

    Another for the Bosch S5. Round post. Cranks my Ford 351c no problem and great storage over winter period.

    008 BOSCH CAR BATTERY 12V 77AH TYPE 096 S5008

    These are also good

    Varta Silver 096...
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    I think it does depend on your diff and the LSD...

    I think it does depend on your diff and the LSD clutch plates and friction surfaces. The build manual I had changed the quality but you should obtain a manual. I had one for the Dana 44 Spicer diff ....
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    Tinkas figures sound right . I tested mine at...

    Tinkas figures sound right . I tested mine at 25lbs .
    You remove the amount of clutch plates from 5 to 3. If you do not derate the rear will only under high loads transfer and not progressive at a...
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    I think those threads are not cut but pressed and...

    I think those threads are not cut but pressed and have a high tensile strength rating.
    Jag used these threads in high stress areas like propshafts and drive bolts. It's the sheer rating.
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    The diffs are very similar in construction. The...

    The diffs are very similar in construction.
    The problem will be finding might be the bearings if you have a rare early diff but you will just need to find the markings on the bearings.
    A spreader...
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    They should not be locked. The plates should slip...

    They should not be locked. The plates should slip after about 25 lbs I recall.
    If they do not that's like a locked diff or something has seriously gone wrong internally.
    Wards Engineering or...
  15. Thread: Newbie saying Hi

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    It might be the Chevy 502cu engine injection...

    It might be the Chevy 502cu engine injection which is what Dax put in there last demonstrator.
    Looks a nice car and you will have great fun. I would not worry about mpg unless you were looking at...
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    Does look like a different colour to Guardsman...

    Does look like a different colour to Guardsman Blue to me. Are there different versions of Guardsman Blue.
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    That's brilliant. Very interesting to see the...

    That's brilliant. Very interesting to see the actual figures. That's a good improvement. Your design takes it to another level of 70% improvement torsion rigidity. Looking at your figures earlier...
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    Interesting to see these go through the auctions...

    Interesting to see these go through the auctions as they attract so much attention.
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    James, I think my mail box was full. You...

    James,

    I think my mail box was full. You should be ok to send me a message.

    John
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    That's some gains in rigidity. The Dax back bone...

    That's some gains in rigidity. The Dax back bone was a lot less and would be interested in how much that improved the chassis.
    Concerning the gearbox location for the gear shift is in front of the...
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    Your tunnel section has been modified...

    Your tunnel section has been modified considerably.. I can see this will add extra rigidity. It will restrict space and you have gear box gear level position access ?
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    The old stethoscope technique always works. Use...

    The old stethoscope technique always works. Use the longest screw driver against your ear. Watch out for moving parts and work your way along the top covers and exhaust manifold. Great method for...
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    James, PM Good luck with the sale of the car....

    James,

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    Good luck with the sale of the car. I have sent you a P.M. which you might consider.

    John
  24. Thread: Coil questions

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    The standard mounting position is on the front on...

    The standard mounting position is on the front on the block which seems to be far enough away and vertically mounted. Electrics and heat do not go together well so a coolest location the better. Came...
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    We had some rain on route M25 in the morning but...

    We had some rain on route M25 in the morning but dry and sunny in the afternoon. The brave turned up hoods or no hoods. It was superisily well attended with the weather forecast and social...
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