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by Slowjoe
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Prop shaft speedo induction sender on jag rear end
Replies: 7
Views: 292

Re: Prop shaft speedo induction sender on jag rear end

I've been having the same problem with the speedo.Worked ok at slow speed but all over the place over 50.I had used the prop shaft bolts to make 4 pickup fans so have removed 2 of them and recalibrated,been out today and worked a treat.One of the problems before is the odometer shot up from 700 to 3...
by Slowjoe
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MGB donor car
Replies: 8
Views: 1298

Re: MGB donor car

Taking the donor car to bits was the best part for me.Turning dirty horrible axle and suspension parts into nearly new gives a real sense of satisfaction.
by Slowjoe
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Indicator arm
Replies: 19
Views: 2978

Re: Indicator arm

]Hi I bought Gerrys indicator 10 years ago but never fitted it,still in the box although it is a bit scruffy.The horn button is part of the indicator,It is for sale if your interested.
by Slowjoe
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MGB donor car
Replies: 8
Views: 1298

Re: MGB donor car

Hi I used a 1970 mgb donor it had the wire wheel axle and also the early steering rack,hope that helps
by Slowjoe
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Side screen
Replies: 9
Views: 1685

Re: Side screen

Hi just an update about side screens.I fitted them this morning and realised why they need trimming and not just a case of a bit rubber on the bottom.Well I phoned monsoon as suggested by Stu, unfortunately the chap that does the trimming has retired and they no longer do this service but gave me a ...
by Slowjoe
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Side screen
Replies: 9
Views: 1685

Re: Side screen

Hi Stu,thanks for the reply.Could you tell me if the screens would have the sliding window channel fitted as well?Also a cheeky one approx how much Thanks Joe
by Slowjoe
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Side screen
Replies: 9
Views: 1685

Side screen

I have searched the forum for advice about what rubber seal to get for the bottom of the frame and also the sliding window channel without success, any help would be appreciated.Thanks in advance.Joe
by Slowjoe
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: Mot
Replies: 4
Views: 1147

Re: Mot

Hi Andy,the car passed iva at the end of May. I believe yours passed about the same time great feeling.First drive's are a feeling of exitment and trepidation so far no problems.Being a mgb based car I can overtake petrol stations If nothing else.Still trying to find out how to post photos of car.by...
by Slowjoe
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: Mot
Replies: 4
Views: 1147

Mot

Hi,after passing iva and registering car how long is it to first mot?and is ok to remove fog and reverse lights because they look horrible,or should I not ask.Thanks
by Slowjoe
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Mbg based ace
Replies: 14
Views: 2580

Re: Mbg based ace

Hi All, just to let you know there is a mgb powered 289and it works and sounds good enough for me.It just passed the iva test in June and is registered as a hawk 289.the number plate is age related.IWish I could say it was a straightforward build but it has taken me almost 11 years hence the Slowjoe...