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by frats289
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Summer edition of T289R News
Replies: 14
Views: 2350

Re: Summer edition of T289R News

Just like to add my thanks Phil - a stunning magazine, the bar has been set very, very high.

Frank A
by frats289
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Clutch slave cylender
Replies: 5
Views: 1086

Re: Clutch slave cylender

Thanks Stu, wonderful, I've ordered one and I'm sure I can make it fit.

Thanks again

Frank
by frats289
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Clutch slave cylender
Replies: 5
Views: 1086

Re: Clutch slave cylender

Absolutely right Peter, Ford 289, Ford toploader, Lakewood steel bell housing.

Frank
by frats289
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Clutch slave cylender
Replies: 5
Views: 1086

Clutch slave cylender

Damn thing has just failed and I can't remember what it is and where I got it.
Does anybody recognise it - 3/4" bore, drilled for mounting with 3/8" bolts at 21/16" cc

thanks

Frank A
by frats289
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Header tank radiator cap
Replies: 13
Views: 1845

Re: Header tank radiator cap

A note of caution when using a Stag feed and expansion tank. I went that route some time ago, the first one was ok for a year or so, then it leaked around the top where the copper joins the plastic. Rimmers were as good as gold and replaced it but then it split in the 3 hour queue for Le Mans last y...
by frats289
Thu May 02, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Brake Calipers
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Re: Brake Calipers

Martin BV8 discs, Triumph 2000 calipers and did use Green Stuff pads, servo. All worked very well until the pads wore out which were then replaced with the same. The problem was that they squealed like bu****y. Did some research and found that EBC had changed the recipe although they still work well...
by frats289
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Cobra rear lights LED conversion
Replies: 38
Views: 5536

Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

I like the nice warm glow of the originals myself...It is a 60's replica after all.
by frats289
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Ford 302 timing
Replies: 5
Views: 1120

Re: Ford 302 timing

Andy
I have a mildly tuned 289 in mine and the rolling road guys set it up at 4deg BTDC on idle and 38deg BTDC at full vac advance. Standard cam., 625 Carter, ported etc.Seems to go OK...
Frank
by frats289
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MSD ignition setup
Replies: 4
Views: 1057

Re: MSD ignition setup

I'm with Clive. No probs since fitted about 20 years ago.
by frats289
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Cobra rear lights LED conversion
Replies: 38
Views: 5536

Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

I like the nice warm glow of the originals myself.