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by monster7
Mon Aug 24, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289FIA build in Australia
Replies: 20
Views: 8431

Re: 289FIA build in Australia

Hi Glen, I’m also a lover of the 289 cobras the 289FIA sure is a beautiful example. For years I’ve been hoping that an Australian manufacturer would produce a 289 kit but to no avail :cry: . Please tell me more about your kit. Where did you purchase it? How did you go importing it? Did you ever loo...
by monster7
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Fuel line longevity
Replies: 19
Views: 2201

Re: Fuel line longevity

stainless braid over PTFE will last also with E10, issue is only for rubber lines. As already said, there are Ethanol resistant solutions out there and replacement is not a big deal.
by monster7
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Exhaust design.
Replies: 6
Views: 817

Re: Exhaust design.

Yes, I think having a flex is a good idea but there is just one problem with your installation. The flex is too close to the bend. Turbulence from the bend will affect the longevity of the flex. It should be positioned on a longer straight section. Wasn’t there any info with the flex reference the ...
by monster7
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Exhaust design.
Replies: 6
Views: 817

Re: Exhaust design.

SS Compensator...worth every cent
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by monster7
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Chassis Corrosion Protection - What do you use?
Replies: 9
Views: 5564

Re: Chassis Corrosion Protection - What do you use?

"modified" :mrgreen: :roll: ...understatement of the year :lol:
by monster7
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: General 289
Topic: Three Years, Five Months and Three Weeks
Replies: 17
Views: 8245

Re: Three Years, Five Months and Three Weeks

Thank you Simon for the info,much appreciated :)
by monster7
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Three Years, Five Months and Three Weeks
Replies: 17
Views: 8245

Re: Three Years, Five Months and Three Weeks

Great looking Car, congrats! it's roughly a copy setup wise to my car, including the AVONS, grease gun and the dash with the Sun Tach :) (if this is your dash as the car seems to be red in the picture). May i ask for some details how you did the ally work inside (tunnel, rear fire wall). Kirkey seat...
by monster7
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Rear brake conversion?
Replies: 18
Views: 7852

Re: Rear brake conversion?

The question here is: why? Brake performance is good enough for any street application, and some clever set service openings will make live easier. In addition, the "moving" weight is less. I would rather think about to change the disks for vented once... So if the brakes are good enough why do you...
by monster7
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Rear brake conversion?
Replies: 18
Views: 7852

Re: Rear brake conversion?

The question here is: why?
Brake performance is good enough for any street application, and some clever set service openings will make live easier.
In addition, the "moving" weight is less.
I would rather think about to change the disks for vented once...
by monster7
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Fuel line routing
Replies: 11
Views: 5945

Re: Fuel line routing

Dear both,
thanks for reply. Shut off valve is already in place.
I'm in the process to change to an intank pump as i switch from carb to EFI (complete pump system from Tank Inc.). Thereof i have to close the hole. BTW it seems to be M14x1.5 :)