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by CobStang
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: WANTED Carb spacer for 4100 Autolite
Replies: 0
Views: 84

WANTED Carb spacer for 4100 Autolite

Looking for an original alloy 4bbl carb spacer for an Autolite 4100, 1" thick with vac stub at rear.

Thank you
by CobStang
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Coolant catch tank
Replies: 29
Views: 573

Re: Coolant catch tank

Yup, did this years ago on my B.R.A cut the front off, rotated it, welded it up again, much better, nearly flat now.
by CobStang
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Coolant catch tank
Replies: 29
Views: 573

Re: Coolant catch tank

Option 3 Weld the outlet pipe to the neck on the cylindrical tank to ensure seal. Fit a double seal cap. Run a pipe from outlet pipe into un pressurised vessel with pipe going into top and down to bottom of vessel. Fill cylindrical tank to brim with nose of car in the air and engine running at 1500 ...
by CobStang
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Coolant catch tank
Replies: 29
Views: 573

Re: Coolant catch tank

Couple of pointers. For the system to recover water from a header or catch tank you must have a double seal cap. The stub on the filler neck that the recovery hose attaches must not leak air, a lot of these stubs just screw in on one or two threads, they leak air. If you want the system to work prop...
by CobStang
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: insane shipping costs
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: insane shipping costs

Am sure Tex sell convex glass separately


http://texautomotive.com/classic_exterior_mirrors.html
by CobStang
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Goodwood Revival attendance 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 619

Re: Goodwood Revival attendance 2019

Hi Glenn I have been to every Revival, so May I offer the following. Arrive early, past 7.45 am and you will likely queue on the road to get in. Look at the weather forecast ! No point you wearing a cocktail dress if it is going to pee down with rain ( however, ahem, good you may look in it ) Go for...
by CobStang
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: K code 289 engine and 4 sp toploader FOR SALE
Replies: 6
Views: 1784

Re: K code 289 engine and 4 sp toploader FOR SALE

Perfect for your winter build, offers invited.
by CobStang
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: lost contacts
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Re: lost contacts

Phew
Lucky escape for the rest of us I reckon :-)