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  1. Tech Discussion
    Please can you advice me as to what engine is best to use as I was thinking of a Lexus V8. What shocks and breaks and suspension. Also what big nice rim and tires will work best. I am from South Africa.
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    Hello all can anyone help me as to what else was the SAME servo fitted to the ford Mexico As a friend needs a full rebuild kit or a working second hand one thanks
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    hi all i need a crank puller to get the belt pulley of the crank so i can carry on striping my engine think the tool would be universal but its for ford 4bolt thanks
  4. Chat
    Hi all im new to this forum so treat me gental :bigsmile: im in the south east ( south london north kent ) could any one reconmend a rolling road that is good with small block chevy and holley carbs cheers for any advice Dal:tup:
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    Hi all, Advice needed..my throttle is sticking on weber 38dgas on ford 2.8 V6 fitted in my A. The car is an auto C3. This has happened 3 times now , so I have changed the cable for a new one and made sure the pedal is workig fine. I did this work last week and test drove the rod yesterday, with...
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    I am wondering what I should do regarding the body ounts for the Austin. The origibnal plan was to weld this angle peice on (pictured), weld the sheet metal floor to that and then bolt the floor to the chassis outriggers with some rubber stripping between the two. But, I am told that it is...
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    I received this good advice today and thought I should share it with you. When you see a woman.... And want her badly.. Please consider the following.... No matter how beautiful she is..... No matter how sexy she is.... No matter how seductive she is... No matter how good she...
  8. On Topic
    Need a bit more advice on wiring regs in the garage, Ring main will mostly be hidden behind inner wall skin, but where it is showing above the walls (along eaves tops) and also the lighting wiring in the roof, does it have to be in trunking or is it ok to just clip it to the joists?
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    can anyone tell me where i would be able to buy spring perches for a ford 8.8inch axle thanks
  10. Tech Discussion
    Right im after bagging the back of my merc, lack of funds means im going to have to tackle this one myself, Right so all the interiors out and im getting ready to cut the floor out. once thats out i can get on measuring up for the c notch, and the 4 bar brackets. im planning on getting the 4...
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    I'm rebuilding my racing car at the moment, and after making some changes I'm really struggling for room to fit some of the ancillary bits in the tiny amount of space I have available. The car has a Mocal remote oil filter head which has a 3/4" x 16 UNF thread. In the past, I've always used...
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    hi everyone, i have a 1950 ford f1 pickup and i want to lower the front end. now in a perfect world where money is no concern then an ifs will be purchased,but the bank account says no, so. i have enough to buy either a drop tube front or a pair of mono springs, both have a 3" drop, can anyone...
  13. On Topic
    Hullo folks, on the lookout for a new daily (my bike is on EBay) which needs to be a car. So, I've got quite a hankering for a rod. But not knowing much about them I'd appreciate any advice you could give about what to look for, what to avoid etc. I'd be doing about 30 miles a day or so. I'm...
  14. Chat
    Actually 2 types of advice please !!! No. 1 Anybody on here that deals with Employment Law, would like some advice please !!!! No. 2 Looking for advice from someone who deals with insurance claims and the possibility of court. And no I'm not to blame, thats the problem !!! Please PM me and...
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    I want to run some armour plated cable to the new garage, so what core size should I look for? I'm looking at the 3 core black steel bound stuff http://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/Products/SW4slash3.html as it will sit above ground (it has to run around the side of the house & up garden) so it will be...
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    Due to the shit hitting the fan in my working life I have to sell my house and move in with my girlfriend to clear my debts. Therefore I need to build a garage super quick at her place to get the car into. I'm looking at wooden ones (for price & speed) and hope to get something in the region...
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    Hi, I'm trying to sell my 1968 318ci AUTO RHD Barracuda fastback but have no idea of it's value. It drove into my garage 17 years ago but then the fuel pump stopped working. Bit of rust around rear window and on top of one front fender and a surface patch of rust on hood. Good tires. Interior is...
  18. Tech Discussion
    I have decided on a new Butterfly wheel for the T and started to design my own. I have knocked up a pattern which i'm really happy with and off to buy some Ally sheet tomorrow. I've sussed a method of actually bending it in the right places and what i'll use but would like some advice. Some of...
  19. Chat
    Computer experts I need your help. I've got an old PC that's taking up space, before I take it to the tip I want to clear the memory properly. What's the best way do this? I've seen sites offering a dowload that can apparently do this but it's not an option with the PC in question 'cause the...
  20. Tech Discussion
    Ok............ Bit of a tricky one here. A friend / customer of mine has recently bought a car that was given the Pro Street treatment aprox 18 years ago. Its a Pre Airflow Mk1 Cortina 2 door & it came from Colchester. By the time I saw it ( a few weeks ago ) it was already in bare metal & the...
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