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    Starter Motor Type RAC517?

    Having issues when hot with weak starting, so looking at high torque starter and replacing cables. Renault UN1 transaxle and Ford V6 flywheel but starter seems to be different to the normal RAC407 type but with same 9 teeth pinion. As far as I can tell it is RAC517 The mounting hole pitch...
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    Help. Engine speed dips and stalls when changing down.

    Changing down when coming to a stop, when I dip the clutch engine speed undershoots and sometimes it stops. Tickover and starting is fine and if I slow right down to <1000rpm before dipping clutch it drops to tickover as normal. I opened the throttle stops to give it more air but still the same...
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    Engine speed dips and stalls when changing down.

    Sorry, tablet prob, see other thread same title.
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    GTD rod change guide?

    Guys, the pic shows the rear guide on my DAX40 rod change to UN1 transaxle. Like a lot of DAX components it could be GTD. Can anyone tell me if it is and where to obtain one? It seems to be a cast in or pushed in rubber with a thin metallic or fibre sleeve that has fallen out so there is too...
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    Identify this replica chassis pls?

    A friend sent me these photos. Identify chassis, anyone recognise the car? Sorry about the rotation in one photo. Dave
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    Argyll Festival of Performance club display and free tickets.

    A friend is getting together a group of cars for a 'club stand' at the Argyll Festival of Performance on 2nd and 3rd June 2018. Based on the Cobra Drivers Club format of GT40s , Cobras and Sunbeam Tigers, if anyone is interested in bringing their car, staying for the weekend with free entry to...
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    Has anyone assembled these ht plugs?

    I cant find any info on how to assemble these. Has anyone done these? Getting the lead through the plug is a major challenge but after this and crimping I am not sure whether the brass plug ends up with a 90deg bend in it and exactly how the white plastic sleeve goes in. These are for the ford...
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    Pics from Rest and Be Thankful 2017

    Some great pictures from this years Classic Car Tours event at the Rest! Rest and Be Thankful 2017 Check out the polished alu Cobra! Dave
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    Can I connect Icknield Rev Counter to ecu?

    I have an Icknield rev counter which was connected to the old distributor contact breaker. Will it now work with my Emerald K6 ecu which gives a 0-12v pulsed output? Just in case the answer is no you will kill the rev counter. :stunned: Dave
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    AFR gauge recommendation?

    I looked for wideband AFR gauges, which seemed a little overpriced for what I thought was essentially a 0-5V gauge. (I already have a Bosch WB sensor and controller feeding 0-5v to an Emerald K6 ecu). So, I tried my multimeter, but impedance is too low and drags down the signal to the ecu. Any...
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    Help! Jenveys butterfly looseness.

    Started to balance Jenvey pairs at idle. Number 5 was reading 3 times more flow than all the others including its brother number 6. I see that the butterfly has some play relative to its brother which explains the symptom. I tried to remove screws holding the Jenvey nameplate on but couldn't...
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    Anyone recommend a Rolling Road Scotland?

    Glasgow Edinburgh area? Dave
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    Insurance companies

    UK Has anyone dealt with AIB insurance brokers / KGM underwriters? just getting some quotes in. Dave
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    Plug leads for Gen II Ford coils.

    What's the solution here, buy Gen II coil end connectors and mod my own leads, get 2 sets of Fiesta leads or what have others done. Coils are mounted at the front end of each cylinder head, so I need to watch out for a little additional length for the leads that cross to the other side. Dave
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    Cam Synch or distributor stub for EFI

    Are there any uk sources for Dorman 689-103 cam synch or other EFI distributor stub for 302 SBF? Dave
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    Help! Intake manifold not fitting well

    I fitted the intake manifold, but was suspicious of the fit as the lower part of the gasket looked a bit loose, sure enough I can get a feeler gauge in there. Not just in one place, but each cylinder. The top part of the gasket is sealed but not the bottom as though the angle is different. As I...
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    Seat Grommets repair kit

    I had a couple of grommets pop out of the seats a while ago. Yesterday, I came across this 'Tarpaulin repair kit' at a gardening show, which is a fair match for what is on the seats. Worth a try. Dave
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    Silicone Y hose to fit 302 Cobra manifold twin outlets?

    I have a 48 IDA inlet manifold with twin water outlets. I was looking for a Y hose to fit, but can only see the cast aluminium pieces on sale in the US. Are there any uk sources for a silicone hose to fit? Dave
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    Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

    Just preparing to install over the winter, so I thought that I should start a thread. I already have the main parts except swirl pot, trumpets and 3 way valve. This will be a wasted spark system without distributor. I'm no expert, never done it before but confident as I do have plenty of...
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    Book: The Lightning Boys

    True tales from pilots of the English Electric Lightning by Richard Pike ISBN 978-1-908117-15-1 Found this book in The Works when looking for holiday reading material. Just sunning myself in the Canary Islands and enjoying both exciting and humorous tales from pilots experiences. No...
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