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    Ta. I'll send it with a cheque for the over 1549...

    Ta. I'll send it with a cheque for the over 1549 cc value and see what happens.
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    Thanks Jim, That particular penny hadn't dropped!...

    Thanks Jim, That particular penny hadn't dropped!
    I don't suppose you also have any thoughts on how i find out what Tax i should be paying? I tried to contact the DVLA but no one answered the...
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    If we're talking about a CO tester for the...

    If we're talking about a CO tester for the exhuast, I bought a Gunson one and never used it. It's sat gathering dust on the shelves now. Bit of mute point when all my car had to do was pass a...
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    Thanks everyone. I'm in the middle of completing...

    Thanks everyone.
    I'm in the middle of completing the V55/4 form and have run into a little brick wall.

    My car uses a 1973 engine so only had to complete a visual smoke test rather than a CO2...
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    You can drive the car to and from the IVA test...

    You can drive the car to and from the IVA test (assuming you have suitable insurance), however if the tester deems your car undrivable after the test you may be stuck at the test centre without a way...
  6. Thread: IVA pass

    by Mark_Robinson
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    Awesome news. I bet it's a huge weight off your...

    Awesome news. I bet it's a huge weight off your mind.
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    IVA retest Pass

    After a tonne of problems with the speedo in the past, my Dax passed it's IVA retest. Woo Hoo.

    It's such a relief that the speedo worked this time.

    Mark
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    7.5 Litre v8 according to the ebay listing. I'm...

    7.5 Litre v8 according to the ebay listing. I'm not familiar with that motor.
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    That looks incredible.

    That looks incredible.
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    I know it's not the same but i have the non...

    I know it's not the same but i have the non programmable version and it made the difference between starting and not starting. It was a vast improvement on the standard distributer. I'm using it in...
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    Very nice indeed.

    Very nice indeed.
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    At which point in the process, did they think...

    At which point in the process, did they think they had a great idea? I'm struggling to get past that thought...
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    I might try to come (with or without a Cobra). ...

    I might try to come (with or without a Cobra). I'll pencil the dates in the calendar so i don't forget.
    Cheers,
    Mark
  14. Thread: 2021

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    Happy New Year Everyone. Hopefully the vaccine...

    Happy New Year Everyone. Hopefully the vaccine will be rolled out quickly enough so we can start to get some normality back in our lives and enjoy going out for runs in the cars soon.
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    I built most of mine in a single garage. It was...

    I built most of mine in a single garage. It was fine until i needed to roll it out and onto the upward sloped drive (problems with the clutch so couldn't drive it out).

    My biggest take away advise...
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    Looking good.

    Looking good.
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    Edelbrock SBC350 rocker covers

    I've recently replaced my rocker covers because the old ones were rusting. They are the Edelbrock Chrome plated type suitable for the SBC350. It feels wrong throwing them out so i thought i'd offer...
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    It's a got a wonderful charm about it.

    It's a got a wonderful charm about it.
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    I tried to use a speedometer app on my phone and...

    I tried to use a speedometer app on my phone and found it really wasn't very accurate.
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    I used one of these ...

    I used one of these

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221865539832

    and it came with the thick and thin gaskets. I tried the think gasket and there was a visible gap so the oil leaked. I tried the...
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    That's the set myself and brother used to have. I...

    That's the set myself and brother used to have. I moved on to a Ford Escort XR3 and Lancia 037 later on. I seem to have lost them both though. When i was around 25 my brother bought me another set...
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    I think my Dax will end up being a very poor...

    I think my Dax will end up being a very poor approximation of that one. Such a beautiful car.
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    Jay Leno Youtube video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVxSqnNQR9s

    definately worth a look.
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    We have a dehumidifier in the garage and in the...

    We have a dehumidifier in the garage and in the middle of winter, it's useless. The air temp is too cold for it to be effective. I would agree that the best course of action is to reduce the...
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    From the photo, they do look the same as mine. ...

    From the photo, they do look the same as mine.
    I vaguely remember the mounting brackets being a very snug fit on the engine mounts when i fitted it though.
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