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    All comes down to budget at the end of the day....

    All comes down to budget at the end of the day. You can go down a Elderbrock performance package with head changes and electronic fuel system or change your heads and cam with a re-jet carb.

    A...
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    The numbers could of been re-stamped on the block...

    The numbers could of been re-stamped on the block if its had a previous rebuild and head skim. You should also have a date code along with the engine number if one is missing then its probably...
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    You cannot Tax your vehicle if it requires a...

    You cannot Tax your vehicle if it requires a valid MOT. You will have to sorn the vehicle until your get an MOT. I have an in the past an over lap of a month for my Tax date to my MOT date. This got...
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    Make sure you still tax your vehicle even though...

    Make sure you still tax your vehicle even though it is zero tax when exempt. They can still fine you if you decide not to sorn the vehicle. You need to declare if it has a valid MOT or MOT exempt....
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    Do you have the old ceramic fuses in a small fuse...

    Do you have the old ceramic fuses in a small fuse box on the engine bulk head.
    These fuses corrode so worth checking either side of the fuse incoming and out going.

    The electric fan will have a...
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    https://www.autosparks.co.uk/electrical-components...

    https://www.autosparks.co.uk/electrical-components/grommets?p=1

    Which ones would you go for?
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    The ones I saw where solid mounts so no...

    The ones I saw where solid mounts so no flexibility so yours might be ok . Worth seeing how you get on with your gear linkages.
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    Your making great progress. Great to see the body...

    Your making great progress. Great to see the body arrive. Must of felt like Christmas.

    Your rear gearbox mount look quite sturdy. I know there is a lot of movement and seen supports fracture on...
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    Thanks for the info Aaron. It looks a tight...

    Thanks for the info Aaron. It looks a tight squeeze. It's not going to have to come out often. I think I saw a post on the lock out solenoid can get in the way of the back brace.
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    Would you drop the diff in the future to do a...

    Would you drop the diff in the future to do a clutch change?
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    Thanks Jim, Yes 0.5 sounds fine for autobahns....

    Thanks Jim,

    Yes 0.5 sounds fine for autobahns. I think your doing 1700rpm at 70mph with 0.5 ratio so no get out for accelerating from trouble.

    Cheers

    Jon
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    Aaron, That's great news you got to the bottom...

    Aaron,

    That's great news you got to the bottom of the alignment issue. I think some suppliers know there stuff and others just go by what's on the shelf. Even with modern cars they cannot even...
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    Upgrade to T56 Tremec Magnum LS7

    I know someone who is looking to increase his top gearing for touring by replacing a TKO600 too Tremec T56 Magnum.

    Presently fitted Tremec T56 Magnum in a Dax De-deion chassis with LS7 engine.
    ...
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    That has made my Friday. Lol We have a cuckoo...

    That has made my Friday. Lol

    We have a cuckoo amongst us. 1st post and link to an engine selling in Lithuania. I bet there are some nice V8 engines out there but not on his site.

    You do get...
  15. There is not a lot inside. They have a real mark...

    There is not a lot inside. They have a real mark up on about £5 worth of electronics. I fitted a Pertronix replacing my Mallory dual.points and never missed a beat.
    It looks repairable and good...
  16. Hell there is not a lot in it . About £5 of...

    Hell there is not a lot in it . About £5 of parts. Think there must be a hall effect transistor which is used to be triggered by a magnet is usually how these work . You should be able to check the...
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    Kevin , What size are they as they do different...

    Kevin ,
    What size are they as they do different sizes in packs of 10. Looks very reasonable £1.20 postage as well !
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    Set for me. JON1D 1. Incey1966 2. PEVANS 3....

    Set for me. JON1D

    1. Incey1966
    2. PEVANS
    3. JON1D
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    They do quote a U.K. shipping price using FEDX...

    They do quote a U.K. shipping price using FEDX who are on the expensive side.

    Group buy...
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    Using...

    Using https://metrommp.com/front_bumper_ar...by&Model=Cobra

    Unknow quality and reliability of shipping. There would be some additional duty costs ?

    Just some simple calculations on bulk...
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    Yes heard a lot of bad reports from Finishline of...

    Yes heard a lot of bad reports from Finishline of items not turning up and bad communication with very long delays. I think a lot of the USA guys avoid them now. Real shame as they produce some nice...
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    Aaron, You are so close and progressing well...

    Aaron,

    You are so close and progressing well with the build. Its worth discussing it on the American forums as well. You need all the help. You do get in any build low points and very frustrating...
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    Bleeding brakes and ready for MOT in the week....

    Bleeding brakes and ready for MOT in the week. Handbrake testing worked very well so well pleased with the adjustment. Jag inboards are well know for not being great but I have found getting them...
  24. Dek, Most of them are set at 0.020" thou or...

    Dek,

    Most of them are set at 0.020" thou or 0.5mm. I have seen some set at 016" and older VW at 0.040" . A gap is required and some expansion and tolerance. The main part to take away is the push...
  25. He does like the sound of his own voice. There...

    He does like the sound of his own voice.
    There is a tool for depth gauge measurement is more accurate. The work around is open to errors but will get you close.
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