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    18-01-2019, 05:41 PM
    I thought that the AOD was designed to work with a lock up TC and it has a two piece input shaft for this type of TC. I have read about people using...
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    18-01-2019, 05:00 PM
    I tried to fit long headers to my lowered 65 and they were almost scraping the ground. In the end I bought Hedman Elite short headers and got...
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    17-01-2019, 09:57 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Autotrader v6 in General Discussion
    Peter, Perhaps its a matter of being realistic if this is the case. At the end of the day a car is only a tin box and not that complicated to...
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    17-01-2019, 12:46 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Autotrader v6 in General Discussion
    I thought that in order to get a salvage title a car had to be rebuilt and inspected to ensure it meets a standard to get a salvage title. Also not...
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    13-01-2019, 11:29 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Timing/Carb tuning help in 64 to 73
    Thats a good article which explains quite well the requirements for a slow burning mixture of air and fuel versus a fast burning mixture. I have...
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    12-01-2019, 04:00 PM
    Money not being an object I would like to put the car into a good bodyshop to better align some panels and get another good paint job. I am planning...
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    11-01-2019, 07:03 PM
    Your getting there now. I guess the trusty MIG came to the rescue on the gutted gutters.
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    11-01-2019, 05:53 PM
    Having owned one for a lot of years I think the best is half way between stock and restomod. With the stuff you are talking of doing it might fall a...
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    10-01-2019, 11:05 PM
    Years ago when we had proper parabolic reflector headlights, like the sealed beam units, I think we had much tighter beams out of the headlights....
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    10-01-2019, 07:58 PM
    As Scaf says I think you need to check the fuel pressure against what is required and ensure an adequate fuel supply. I would also check the sensors...
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    10-01-2019, 07:50 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread '65 Fuel Cap Gasket in 64 to 73
    When I first got my car the cap was loose. I made a new gasket out of an old inner tube. Two thicknesses glued together with evostick and its been ok...
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    10-01-2019, 07:47 PM
    I assume you mean for a road car. I had a look to see if it was legal to use on the road and it is. The supplier of the kits...
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    09-01-2019, 10:20 PM
    At the risk of getting too technical here things like night time cockpit light in aircraft tends to be a green light to allow the pilot to keep...
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    09-01-2019, 05:50 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread VIN Issue ? in General Discussion
    In the extreme I have heard of people restoring a car from the VIN tag where nothing is original. If the VIN and all the numbers look good and match...
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    09-01-2019, 05:41 PM
    I think it is what is termed a sympathetic restoration, and probably one of the most acceptable theses days. I remember years ago that one had to...
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    08-01-2019, 10:20 PM
    For engine (and other) parts it might be worth taking in some of the bigger shows this summer where there are auto jumbles. Ask around at some of the...
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    08-01-2019, 08:32 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread No Spark. 66' 289. in 64 to 73
    Did this start immediately after doing the head gaskets? If so I am wondering about the new head gaskets and the squish clearance, ie the pistons...
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    08-01-2019, 07:51 PM
    I have my eyes tested regularly as my other hobby is clay pigeon shooting where good eyesight helps just a bit. I have been told that older eyes...
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    08-01-2019, 07:34 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread No Spark. 66' 289. in 64 to 73
    If it was lifter noise I would expect this to be more of a tappy/rattling noise. Also if you get something like a couple of feet of wooden broom...
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    08-01-2019, 07:25 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread EFI. Holley Sniper in 64 to 73
    This all sounds excellent and appealing stuff but what would the "on the car" price be for a complete system including fuel tank?. I would also...
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    08-01-2019, 11:55 AM
    I would jump at that stuff at $100. With rare cars its always good to build a pile of spares. Especially trim and stuff. Get and keep the car running...
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    07-01-2019, 02:38 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread EFI. Holley Sniper in 64 to 73
    I read an article on this a little while back (https://www.hotrod.com/articles/test-holleys-new-sniper-efi/). I don't think it bolts on much more...
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    07-01-2019, 12:03 PM
    I changed to Michelin Pilot sports on my S197 and what a difference over the Pirelli P Zeros. Much more grip and much less tramlining feel. We have a...
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    06-01-2019, 06:04 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Coupe Rear Seat Divider in 64 to 73
    Yes I agree that making the boot lid fit properly should cure the problem and it is possible to adjust the lock to pull the lid down more firmly. In...
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    06-01-2019, 05:52 PM
    Years ago with the old Wolfrace wheels we used to paint the rim with Bondaglass resin (fibreglass resin). I didn't think it was necessary on modern...
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    05-01-2019, 10:49 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Timing/Carb tuning help in 64 to 73
    If this missing is happening more than once when the engine is a bit under load then it could be an issue with the HT wires. I note from your...
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    05-01-2019, 05:21 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Timing/Carb tuning help in 64 to 73
    From the video it sounds like the engine is hunting a little (speeding up then slowing down). The vacuum gauge also seems to have a periodic rise and...
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    05-01-2019, 05:05 PM
    Croc302. Just check the backspace as Peter advises otherwise you could have problems.
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    05-01-2019, 05:03 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Fluids in 64 to 73
    I use any good grade 20/50 oil but you can get ZDDP additive off fleabay. You need the zinc for the flat tappet cam.
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    05-01-2019, 05:00 PM
    ALLAN R replied to a thread Coupe Rear Seat Divider in 64 to 73
    Last year I fitted a ply divider and also ply in the holes in the parcel self. Then I covered the lot in Dynamat before fitting the parcel shelf and...
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  1. Hi Matt,

    I have the brackets and I would sell them to you. Contact me on my email - allanrichards420@btinternet.com so we can chat.

    Allan
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    Hi Allan, I noticed you have some bits for a 65 AC system. I'm after the mounting brackets, would I be able to buy these off you if you have them? Many thanks. Matt.
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Rapidly approaching retirement age and looking forward to relaxing and enjoying some trips in the Mussie. I've owned the car since 1992 and now I am modernising it a bit for some longer trips
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