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by John H
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Prop shaft speedo induction sender on jag rear end
Replies: 8
Views: 924

Re: Prop shaft speedo induction sender on jag rear end

HI Jerry My high tensile prop bolts I bought off the shelf failed IVA because of not enough thread showing past the nut. I replaced with Jag bolts which I discovered are tapered and self centred. This is to help insure they stay balanced. So from my point of view it was a great catch by the IVA insp...
by John H
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: De Tomaso and Shelby in partnership
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Re: De Tomaso and Shelby in partnership

I have to say there is nothing to like about that car. My eye was drawn to the line of Astons behind it - now that a great looking car!
John
by John H
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2019
Replies: 58
Views: 6046

Re: Silverstone Classic 2019

HI Allan, Not sure where the plaques went either John C or Stu will have them. I have one for you Clive and David Maude which I can hand over later.
Cheers John
by John H
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Set of 5 Cobra wire wheels and tyres
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Set of 5 Cobra wire wheels and tyres

I have a set of 5 painted (but need repainting) Cobra wheels for sale. I used them to get the FIA through the IVA. All the Pirelli tyres have good tread but are quite old now and although the rubber looks in reasonable condition they probably need changing. Im looking for £600 for them. Buyer to org...
by John H
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Fuelling problems
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: Fuelling problems

Thanks Ian for the info. On the way to Silverstone classic this year and after a long time in traffic on a hot day my car just stopped. It sounded like fuel starvation or evaporation. I pulled over and lifted the bonnet to cool a while. After 20 mins she started and I rejoined the traffic! I only we...
by John H
Tue May 28, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Thoughts on diff ratios
Replies: 14
Views: 2111

Re: Thoughts on diff ratios

Hi Dave, I'm a bit late to the party....my Jag diff is 3.51 and I have Tremec T5- 251 with final drive ratio of 0.63. So in 5th 70 is a steady 2000 rpm! Here is the full breakdown....I would love to think she would hit 4k in 5th if I was brave enough next time at Le Mans! Hope this helps....also wit...
by John H
Tue May 28, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: If only...
Replies: 0
Views: 640

If only...

Saw this lovely car for sale...maybe I will do the lotto this week!
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https://www.racecarsdirect.com/Advert/D ... -cobra-289
by John H
Tue May 28, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Bridge of Allan Classic Show
Replies: 0
Views: 472

Bridge of Allan Classic Show

A few members attended the Bridge of Allan Classic show in May in stunning sunshine! We invaded the Stirling Classic Car Club stand! I hope to be a little more organised next year and have a T289R stand alone!
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Bridge of Allan May 19
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by John H
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Bo'Ness Revival Sept 1st
Replies: 0
Views: 590

Bo'Ness Revival Sept 1st

Hi all, Just wanted to let all the club know that we will have a presence at the Hill Climb again this year. All members are welcome to join us. Please let me know if you wish to and I can add you to the list. If coming in your cobra let me know the details and I can get field access. The event goes...
by John H
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Tartan Register shakedown 5th May 11am
Replies: 0
Views: 561

Tartan Register shakedown 5th May 11am

Hi All
Just like to share that the Scottish contingent plan to meet at The Smiddy near Blairdrummond safari park A84 on May5th at 11am. All welcome to join us!

Cheers John
https://www.blairdrummondsmiddy.co.uk