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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by CobStang » Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:59 pm

Roger King wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:23 am
Not one metric fastener anywhere on my car, Clive. Pretty much all the smaller fasteners on a Cobra are BA.
Next time I see your car at a show I'm going to pop a couple of metric bolts in the footwell and watch from afar :D

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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by Roger King » Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:26 pm

Won't work mate, the Whitworth steam-powered force field will automatically eject them.

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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by clive » Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:03 pm

There must be a metric fastener somewhere. Alternator perhaps?
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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by Roger King » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:39 pm

Alternator? ALTERNATOR? RHD Cobras did not come with alternators.

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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by clive » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:40 pm

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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by peterc » Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:30 pm

I had already decided against a glass washer bottle as advised by Roger besides I don’t think an FIA car would have used that type. A photo in a suitable Cobra book showed the Lucas 5SJ so that is what I have mounted. Word of warning if buying off Ebay. Ensure you look very closely at the photo to ensure the item is correctly made. My retaining strap was out of position and I had to adjust it.
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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by Roger King » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:56 pm

I wouldn’t have thought an FIA car would have a washer bottle of any type, surely?

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Re: Correct style washer bottles

Post by peterc » Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:28 pm

I’m sure they must be a time that they would have to clean the screen other than in the pits.
You may well be correct but of course it is a legal requirement for me to be able to cdrive on the road and at least it is lighter than a glass unit albeit larger than the the previous plastic one I originally made do with.
I had tried to find an under bonnet photo of an FIA without success.

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