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    Chris, when you say high compression, I am have...

    Chris, when you say high compression, I am have 11.5:1 would you class that as high compression?
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    AFAIK Esso supply Tesco which is why if Esso has...

    AFAIK Esso supply Tesco which is why if Esso has no ethanol in their super, neither will Tesco
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    AFAIK the larger diameter stub axle was...

    AFAIK the larger diameter stub axle was interchangeable at least with many uprights, check with someone like Ward engineering.
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    Yes, that what I was saying all else is...

    Yes, that what I was saying all else is compatible as far as i know
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    As far as I know, yes you simply replace the stub...

    As far as I know, yes you simply replace the stub axle and everything else apart from the bearings and possibly the castellated nut if they are different stays the same.
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    Yes, fooked, but given your other noises I would...

    Yes, fooked, but given your other noises I would suggest that something worse is likely to be wrong.
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    Sorry, I meant leave it out of gear!

    Sorry, I meant leave it out of gear!
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    No, not really, firstly to test function, jack it...

    No, not really, firstly to test function, jack it up, at the rear with both wheels off the ground, leave it in gear and rotate one wheel forwards, the wheel on the opposite side of the car should...
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    In theory yes but I suspect that the less plates...

    In theory yes but I suspect that the less plates (de-rated) means less pressure means less wear and therefore a de-rated one may be expected to last a bit longer within a reasonable spec. Also if...
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    Yes, I would have done the same but I needed a...

    Yes, I would have done the same but I needed a fair bit done, bearings seals etc etc so I just got Ward to do it. I do think that it's probably quite important to do this though. I am guessing that...
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    The clutch packs wear over time, so if you took a...

    The clutch packs wear over time, so if you took a PL straight out of a donor car and put it in a Cob then there is a good chance that it would have "de-rated" itself over time and you would not have...
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    Yes, the right solution and it did not take long...

    Yes, the right solution and it did not take long in the grand scheme of things.
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    Thanks, appreciated, I will talk to you nearer...

    Thanks, appreciated, I will talk to you nearer the time I come down, I think about the 12th June from memory.
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    I could do with the cutter Chris unless you have...

    I could do with the cutter Chris unless you have any other takers

    Will be your way next month but not until then
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    Yes, it does sound like the diff and not a good...

    Yes, it does sound like the diff and not a good sound either. I would have the back cover off that and see what's going on fairly promptly.
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    That's a pain but it could be worse at least you...

    That's a pain but it could be worse at least you are able to drop it in line with the rest rather than having to drop it below other extant framework. No, as much as its a pain I really think you...
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    My eyes, my eyes it hurts us.

    My eyes, my eyes it hurts us.
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    I think you will have to do it. If you don't you...

    I think you will have to do it. If you don't you will be unhappy with the compromises and will regret it even subconsciously. If you cut it all out and lower it all you know that its right and...
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    Don't you listen to the mean kids, some of the...

    Don't you listen to the mean kids, some of the greys look really good on a Cobra, not matt airfix colour but the ones like you posted can look really good.
  20. Thread: wing mirrors

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    I think you mean wind wings, sidescreens are...

    I think you mean wind wings, sidescreens are mounted to the doors. Windwings are what fits to the windscreen pillar. I plan to fit sidescreens and I have the Raydyot mirrors on the windscreen...
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    Well done, good job, that's going to work fine...

    Well done, good job, that's going to work fine when painted. I should have told you that I used a scroll saw to cut the perspex.
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    For 64 parts they look nearly new.

    For 64 parts they look nearly new.
  23. Thread: Engine Number

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    You say the numbers are on the front of the...

    You say the numbers are on the front of the cylinder head? They will not be the engine No, that will be on the block not the heads.
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    I have a brand new LHD MGB cowl which means that...

    I have a brand new LHD MGB cowl which means that the stalk comes out on the left and it then is on the same side as a COB, if you use a RHD MGB one then it comes out on the wrong side. Not using the...
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    From csx3000 many 427's had a Lucas stalk, take a...

    From csx3000 many 427's had a Lucas stalk, take a look at my post on making my new dash. It's easily available and period correct.
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