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    A conversion

    Met up with the New Zealand Cobra Club at Teretonga race circuit last weekend as they were mid-way through a tour of the South Island. Took one of their party for a spin on the parade laps. She apparently has petrol in her veins and has always wanted a Cobra when she gets older. However, I...
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    Road trip

    A few little jobs over the past three weeks to get everything on the car up to scratch… i.e. install longer rear springs so that I could bring the rear ride height up a tad to cope with roads that may not be billiard table smooth, change out the plug leads for better quality ones to eliminate...
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    Speedo calibration

    Now that the car is running I need to calibrate the speedo to get it road legal. I have a Smiths (Caerbont) electronic speedo and instructions to calibrate. I am using a sender that screws into the speedo drive on the ZF. i.e. tongue of speedo drive slots into groove in sender which, I guess...
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    Alignment etc

    Does anyone have to hand the original factory settings for the road cars ( toe-in, castor, camber). We have the JWA specs but would like to know the factory settings. Thanks.
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    Superformance Halibrand style wheels

    My current wheels will likely not fit under my MKII rear bodywork. Does anyone have a set of 8" and 10" GT40 MKII Halibrand style wheels from Superformance they could run a rule over so I can see if they would make a suitable alternative? The measurements I am after are labelled A - N on the...
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    NOS voltage regulator

    NOS original voltage regulator. As used on early cars. USD$500 OBO.
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    Knock off spinners

    Hi All. Anyone know of a source for knock off spinners. Preferably original Halibrand and would be ideal if they were blank so we could machine them to suit my spindles/ wheels. Thanks.
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    Fire extinguisher systems

    Getting to the stage where I need to think about installing one. What have other people with a mono done? Was thinking about perhaps a 4 litre bottle with maybe two nozzles in the engine bay and a separate small extinguisher in the cabin. Electronic or mechanical release? Either would...
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    A bit of art

    It's taken me a while, but I have finally done a painting of a GT40. This is "1016 at Dusk".
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    Safir GT40 Spares

    Anyone been in touch with them lately? I made an enquiry via their website, but have heard nothing back. Is there an email address other than the "customer.service" one I should try? Thanks. Brian.
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    Roundel lights

    I'm at the stage where I am thinking about how many and where I should put these. The ones to illuminate the roundels make sense, and I see original cars with one or sometimes two to do this. However, does anyone have any idea why additional lights are situated further back on the side of the...
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    Greg Lake now...

    2016 has been hard on the music industry. One of the purest voices in the rock business.
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    Tracking down a relative

    Long shot I know, but I am trying to track down an uncle of my late mother. William Mackay (wife Jenny) who lives in Invergordon, Scotland. I seem to recall he lived in Joss Street, but have no idea of the number. Anyone able to look up a reference in the UK to check please. Thanks, Brian,
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    Another great passes.

    RIP Chris Amon. A truly talented driver and genuine nice guy.
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    A great weekend

    I must say I have thoroughly enjoyed the weekend at the Classic. It was great to be able to put faces to names and to talk to friendly and like minded people. A big thank you to Ian Anderson for dropping me back to my hotel in his 40 at the close of play. If anyone is ever in my part of the...
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    ZF DS speedo drive thread size

    I'm about to place an order for a sensor that fits to the speedo drive, for my electronic speedo. Unfortunately my ZF is not at home at the moment. Anyone know the thread size of the speedo drive on the box? Mine is a DS25-1. Thanks.
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    And now Glenn Frey

    RIP Glenn. Hasn't been a good start to 2016 for the entertainment industry...
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    Old magazine articles

    Leafing through an old Classic and Sportscar mag I was about to throw out I came across three pieces that may be of interest to the forum. 1. Early days of Le Mans Classic. 2. I wonder what became of this car? Must still be around. 3. Anyone know if this Cobra was ever recovered?
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    Andy Booth (GT40 Gold Parts)

    Just a brief thumbs up for Andy. I needed a few dimensions off an original car and Andy came up trumps in short order. Thanks Andrew.