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by Roger King
Tue May 21, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: 289 Ammeter Question
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: 289 Ammeter Question

Just spotted this and thought I'd chip in. For a RHD COB leafspring car as supplied via dealer for road use: The ammeter is a Lucas BM4 ('back moulded' or 'Bakelite moulded', depending on who you talk to), pendant pointer with arrowhead, 30-0-30A. The oil temp gauge is Smiths capillary, 40-140˚, par...
by Roger King
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: WANTED: Valve-cover spacers for Ford 302
Replies: 2
Views: 689

Re: WANTED: Valve-cover spacers for Ford 302

Hi Andrew, email sent. I have a pair of 1/2" spacers unused.
by Roger King
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: AC Frua
Replies: 10
Views: 2398

Re: AC Frua

Hi Karl, I’ve sent you a pm on a totally different subject (sorry!)
Roger
by Roger King
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Helper springs
Replies: 2
Views: 1553

Helper springs

Anybody need a set of 4 Faulkner helper springs to keep your rear Jag springs in place on full droop? I found I needed these for my Hawk to stop the springs dropping out of their location positions when jacking up. These are little used, powder coated blue with a relaxed length of around 50mm, easil...
by Roger King
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Aluminium valve covers
Replies: 1
Views: 1172

Re: Aluminium valve covers

Now sold.
by Roger King
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Aluminium valve covers
Replies: 1
Views: 1172

Aluminium valve covers

I have for sale one pair of cast aluminium valve covers for 289. These are the correct-for-289 Cobra pattern of open-letter 'Cobra powered by Ford' covers, not the later-style Mustang-only ones with the crackle black finish and/or solid 'Cobra' lettering. These are brand new and unfitted, made by Sc...
by Roger King
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Grand Project
Replies: 33
Views: 12382

Re: The Grand Project

Coming along, Clive...
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by Roger King
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: MkIII/427 heater unit, restored
Replies: 0
Views: 952

MkIII/427 heater unit, restored

I have an original 427/coil spring 289 Smiths heater unit on ebay at the mo, in case anyone's interested:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142535670274? ... 1555.l2649
by Roger King
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Hawk parts for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1562

Hawk parts for sale

I'm having a clear out of superfluous spares for Hawk 289. I have: Chromed handbrake lever, supplied by Hawk - £145, saving of £50 on Hawk price, and includes black leather gaiter Brake and clutch pedals, smooth faces (not AC castings) - £20 Chromed 14" air filter with '289' sticker, blue base - £30...
by Roger King
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Hawk 289 for sale
Replies: 14
Views: 5114

Re: Hawk 289 for sale

The 8-point assessment relates to classic cars registered as historics. These are not classics, they are kit cars. If they have passed SVA/IVA, they are legal.