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    Remote tune with prestige motors

    Bigger question, how can you "fix" a leak in a slip joint?
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    Chassis origins

    If someone here can't answer directly, you may be able to get a Timken bearing part number from here with a little measuring. From that, you may cross it to what car uses the same bearing and find the hub that it's usually used with...
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    Remote tune with prestige motors

    Yep. It only takes a trace amount of air leak into an exhaust to make the AFR gauge think you're lean when you're really pig rich. Don't know what Doug suggest, and take the guys advice you're paying, but I would say get it tuned then leave it open loop. Or at least limit the ECU to 10%...
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    What on earth is this?

    The Lone Star was also larger in all dimensions by about 10%. I tried to get one before they went completely tits up. Just the body. No way would I go through all of that effort to put a 4 banger in the back. I might consider a sideways V8 like the Archie Fiero. knowing now how long the wait...
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    Detached Workshop Garage Design

    Floors look great. Shame the Cobra isn't up to laying a few marks... marking her territory. I suspect your more like me and will make a mess on the floor building rather than polishing wrenches and looking at your collection. Most critical thing is how easily does it clean up and how well does...
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    Throttle cable length

    On another mid engine project I did a few years back, I ran 3/16 brake lines. Hard for the long straight to an3 to double flair fitting and AN3 teflon lined flex lines. Then just plain 1/16" 304stainless Aircraft cable. Works great. A little 0W10 or something light for a lube and it's good...
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    Joe’s AP MK1 Gt40 build

    I have the goodies, but no transaxle yet to check. If too long, Dutchman can cut and respline for a vary fair price. A friend did that on a Cobra using Explorer pumpkin, hubs and axles. If too short, a spacer between stub and CV is easy to machine.
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    Joe’s AP MK1 Gt40 build

    Depending on your transaxle, you just have to change the inner CV
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    AP mk1 twin turbo

    Welded mounting bracket and A/C mount, made pipes and a fan shroud.
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    Detached Workshop Garage Design

    Well put. $100 worth of penetrating sealer on a smooth troweled cement floor is hard to beat. It beads up oil and antifreeze, and I don't worry about burning it with slag or abrading it rolling a floor jack over it with metal filings on it. It's a different situation if the extra 15K to spend...
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    Sean's RCR GT40 build

    There are 3 different tap styles. Taper, plug and bottoming. The typical hardware store tap is a plug tap. Look at a real machine tool supplier and get a taper if you have a through hole. It has less aggressive bites, so it can cut harder material. Better yet, get a set of 3 so when you need to...
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    Ford 302 Heating/ Water Flow Configuration

    One issue I see with the ERA diagram, the heater will do nothing until the Tstat opens. Even then, it's relying on resistance through the radiator for flow. Far better would be the hot supply off the top of the intake. Returning to the return radiator hose is good to eliminate one pipe, but the...
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    Body positioning pins

    Once I have the design and tool paths sorted, it should be just clamp a piece of aluminum in and let it chooch for a hour... per piece. I'm making a different one for the front and back, so the push part on the back is closer to the contour of the clam, but I don't have the ability to put all of...
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    Body positioning pins

    The correct question is "do any of my friends have a lathe?" I've wondered about this and the latches as well. I've been playing with cad thinking I will mill something with my little toy cnc router. Been working on this in my few stolen moments.
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    Joe’s AP MK1 Gt40 build

    Not sure I'm following what you've measured, but 7V across the motor is not enough. Do you have a battery cut off switch in the circuit? That could also be a loss point. If you're losing more than 1 volt in the wire from the battery to the starter, it's not heavy enough. Are you running the...
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    Joe’s AP MK1 Gt40 build

    4 ga wire is good for 100A on a short run. Kind of marginal for a 427. If you're only seeing 7.2V at the starter, you have too much loss. Could be- Poor connections Weak battery Weak or undersized or too long wires Soggy solenoid Poor crimps on terminal ends If you're only getting 7.2V to...
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    Joe’s AP MK1 Gt40 build
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    Joe’s AP MK1 Gt40 build

    That Delco reman is just 1 KW motor. If you can find one for a diesel with the same flange you're in business. Believe it or not, I've had a $50 ebay chinese gear reduction starter on my 427 in the cobra for 12 years and it spins that thing 300 RPM. I think all of those chinese starters use the...
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    Michael's GT-R Build

    Even the smallest breach will let the MEK totally dissolve the foam. BUT, you can lay up with epoxy instead and it won't eat the foam.
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    Joe’s AP MK1 Gt40 build

    Do you have smaller than a 4x3 tube in the center? I've been trying to pinpoint what's different in our chassis. Mine omitted the lower A arm clearance pocket, but I've added one. I'm dropping down to 1.25" coolant tubes. I'll bell back up to 1.5 but for the straight run in metal and using...