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by clive
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: New AC Cobra range
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: New AC Cobra range

by clive
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 38
Views: 12367

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

The only time I have had erratic water temp readings was if the electric temp sender in the manifold got wet.
by clive
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: brake bleedingHi

Just an observation. If you have the Hawk supplied reservoirs with the built in fluid level sensor, it might be difficult to place plastic over the opening and then replace the cap. You might be better putting polythene over the opening and then use a rubber band or similar to make an air tight seal...
by clive
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: brake bleedingHi

If it is the standard Hawk setup then the brakes are split front and rear and I would think the front brake reservoir will be for the front brakes and the rear for the rear. If you are only changing one slave cylinder then you can clamp the flexible hose if it isn't braided so there will be minimal ...
by clive
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Let the games begin ...
Replies: 45
Views: 946

Re: Let the games begin ...

How do you find the Blockleys, Clive? I'm thinking of fitting their 185VR16s to my XK140. I was looking for a replacement for the Pirellis, and following advice opted for the Blockleys. Initially I only fitted them to the rear as only two Pirellis were worn, but the handling was a bit iffy especial...
by clive
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Let the games begin ...
Replies: 45
Views: 946

Re: Let the games begin ...

Hi Dave, Sorry I can't really help with specs. I simply used Gerry's supplied springs and dampers. What I can say is that the ride and handling is fantastic. My setup was intended for fast road use, in particular for the quiet country roads we have here. I have, however, covered many motorway miles ...
by clive
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Sidescreens and hood fitting
Replies: 18
Views: 736

Re: Sidescreens and hood fitting

Roger King wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:22 pm
Hi Tony,
The brackets on original cars are chrome-plated steel, fixed with 4BA screws into the brass screen frame.
Are the holes not 2BA? (3/6") 4BA is 1/8"
by clive
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Which glue?
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Which glue?

I am a fan of Gorilla adhesives and I see they do a contact adhesive in a tube so you won't have much waste. Other consideration would be Evo Stik 528.
by clive
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Let the games begin ...
Replies: 45
Views: 946

Re: Let the games begin ...

Roger King wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:29 am


As I found to my cost, that is a very dangerous and incredibly expensive path to take...
Still cheaper than a divorce! :?
by clive
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Silverstone Classic Refunds
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Silverstone Classic Refunds

Just a heads up if you want a refund on this years tickets, the deadline for applying for a refund is this Friday the 31st July.