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by CobStang
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Gerry's rear axle parts
Replies: 15
Views: 283

Re: Gerry's rear axle parts

This is the lower shock mounting shaft. Call Martin Robey and ask for the nuts and washers to go with it. Or take it to your hardware store and get nuts and washers. I suspect they will be either 7/16 or 1/2 UNF. Assuming it is the bottom mount you are after. https://www.martinrobey.com/jaguar/e-typ...
by CobStang
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: Painted........
Replies: 14
Views: 2981

Re: Painted........

Ah yes
I seem to recall you saying somewhere now.
Thanks
by CobStang
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: Painted........
Replies: 14
Views: 2981

Re: Painted........

Simon
I see you are not far away, over in Essex. May I ask who did the paint ? I am mulling over getting the BRA re painted.
Thanks
by CobStang
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Rear brake conversion?
Replies: 18
Views: 2909

Re: Rear brake conversion?

The normal problem is the rear brakes locking up before the fronts. Most people especially with a Jag rear find the balance bar heavily biased to the front to compensate. With Willwood fronts and MGB rear drums I wouldn’t have thought you would have an issue depending of course on the size of the W...
by CobStang
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: BRA 289
Replies: 5
Views: 1897

Re: BRA 289

I was under the impression that the first BRA cars had the 1800cc MGB engine.
by CobStang
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Any other SD1 parts required from donor....?
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

Re: Any other SD1 parts required from donor....?

Ignition ballast resistor on inner wing and the wiring harness to go with it.
by CobStang
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Rover SD1
Replies: 8
Views: 1872

Re: Rover SD1

Hi Chris I dont know if the front calipers from a V8 will suit your needs or not. I run the large two pot calipers from a 2600 SD1 with MGB V8 solid discs and have all the braking you could need. I keep them cool with ducted air from the front valance. Anyway if you do not use the V8 four pot calipe...
by CobStang
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Black 289 BRA Mk 1 Cobra - Help Tracing Original Builder
Replies: 5
Views: 1709

Re: Black 289 BRA Mk 1 Cobra - Help Tracing Original Builder

Hi Kev
Will need to exchange emails via PM for pics, I cannot post pics on here.

PS car's are twins !

Mark
by CobStang
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Black 289 BRA Mk 1 Cobra - Help Tracing Original Builder
Replies: 5
Views: 1709

Re: Black 289 BRA Mk 1 Cobra - Help Tracing Original Builder

Welcome
Black B.R.A MK 1 here, owned since 1993, many mods, happy to chew the fat.

Send PM for anything serious / in depth.

Mark
by CobStang
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: LOST SHELBY INTERVIEW
Replies: 0
Views: 2893

LOST SHELBY INTERVIEW