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by Roger King
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: General 289
Topic: Chrome two-eared spinners
Replies: 0
Views: 3118

Chrome two-eared spinners

There's a slight possibility that a run of correct-pattern chrome two-eared 42mm 8tpi spinners could be made to the attached design.

Before this can go any further, would any interested please let me know likely numbers?

Thanks, Roger
Cobra spinner.jpg
by Roger King
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Side Screens
Replies: 3
Views: 2082

Re: Side Screens

Cars left Thames Ditton with a simple steel chrome-plated right-angle bracket fixed to the back face of the windscreen by a chrome-plated raised countersunk 2BA screw. A rubber buffer was installed through a hole in the plate. One of the top-end US restoration companies had this buffer, which appear...
by Roger King
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: It Would Be A Waste Not To...
Replies: 10
Views: 3843

Re: It Would Be A Waste Not To...

A ‘T’ car is a widely-used term for a ‘Team’ car - a back-up car which is not set up for a particular driver but can be used by either (or any) team driver if their own fails or is damaged. As F1 is now a massively over-regulated yawnfest with strict rules around the use of replacement parts, let al...
by Roger King
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: How big do you need your garage to be
Replies: 6
Views: 2531

Re: How big do you need your garage to be

I must admit to having watched that out of interest, too, having done a similar build last year - but personally wasn't too impressed overall. The finished buildings looked more like an industrial unit to me, and the garage was clearly built for someone who doesn't work on his cars. Not sure what th...
by Roger King
Tue May 21, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: 289 Ammeter Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1670

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: 1477

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: 4146

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: 2110

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: 1760

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: 1760

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...