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by StewbieC
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MOT emissions
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Re: MOT emissions

Show him that statement and tell him to stick it in his pipe. It's a legal document and no law has been passed to retrospectively test emissions on old engines.
by StewbieC
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MOT emissions
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Re: MOT emissions

Hi Dave,
Says visible only on the bottom of my V5 in the special notes section on the front page.
Might want to take it up with the DVLA, this should have been added when you first registered your car. There are a couple of instances of this on the Cobra replica club and DVLA have rectified it.
by StewbieC
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: New Member - Long time Lurker
Replies: 15
Views: 352

Re: New Member - Long time Lurker

Hi David and welcome! You have access to other members details being a member, you should get in touch with Dave Tilson or Dave Whitty. I'm sure Dave Tilson has an Ace speedo possibly for sale. He is a great guy and really helpful. He has a lovely Silver Ace that was exhibited at the NEC last year a...
by StewbieC
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Nice FIA for sale in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Nice FIA for sale in Europe

They are slow, noisy, handle like a bag of shite, uncomfortable but I love em to bits.
I see Ineos have release pics of the new Grenadier today, personally I think it will sell well!
by StewbieC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Sidescreens and hood fitting
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Sidescreens and hood fitting

The manual was pretty good in describing the process for Sidescreen fitting. I also wrote it up in my build write up. I cut a piece of Perspex the same width as the Sidescreen and used that as the template to mark the holes in the door tops. I got my screens trimmed by Monsoon who were ex Polyfacto ...
by StewbieC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Nice FIA for sale in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Nice FIA for sale in Europe

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You are right Roger, this photo was reduced to 239k Maybe a mail to Andy wiki@the289register.com might provide a solution
PS Sonia took this as the sight made her giggle
by StewbieC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Nice FIA for sale in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Nice FIA for sale in Europe

Hi Roger, Look at the tabs below the text box you type your message into, there should be Options and Attachments If you click on the attachments one you can add files there, I've attached quite hi res pictures without a problem. Nice to here you are getting out in the Landy, I'm rebuilding an origi...
by StewbieC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Nice FIA for sale in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 460

Re: Nice FIA for sale in Europe

Looks like a GRP car. The body returns (with the door open) give it away as that looks like Aarons cut lines.
Pretty standard Hawk, its worth what someone is willing to pay for it, hence the reason why it probably hasn't sold...…. yet
by StewbieC
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289 build
Replies: 246
Views: 95249

Re: 289 build

Hi Dave, You've also got lovely Avon tyres that are a bigger diameter to Blockleys, Verdestein classics and Pirellis so your ride height will be slightly higher and gap to the top of the wheel arch may be smaller by default. Great work Andy, It won't completely solve the problem but it will certainl...
by StewbieC
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: Well, that didn't fit
Replies: 316
Views: 124888

Re: Well, that didn't fit

If I can add my tenpenneth, a couple of points The GRP tops, despite being well made and very strong, are still able to flex considerably along the back edge Claytonrite seals are very good but only engage around 5-8mm along the screen and hardtop edge, if there is a slight deviation on cutting the ...