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by StewbieC
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: New Member Introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: New Member Introduction

Hi Andrew and a warm welcome to the 289 Register.
The Hawk 427's are very rare and sought after cars so well done on being able to track one down.
Ditto what Clive says and looking forward to meeting up at Silverstone if not before!
by StewbieC
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289 Headlamp Rim
Replies: 10
Views: 611

Re: 289 Headlamp Rim

They fitted to my PL's.
I did have one set once that were too tight and SVC replaced them (back in the day when Steve was at the helm).
by StewbieC
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289 Headlamp Rim
Replies: 10
Views: 611

Re: 289 Headlamp Rim

https://www.s-v-c.co.uk/product/7--rim-cobra--pair-/

The Wipac ref is S5445 if you can find them cheaper elsewhere.
by StewbieC
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289 Headlamp Rim
Replies: 10
Views: 611

Re: 289 Headlamp Rim

Hi Stu, Headlight rims are a minefield. The correct ones for the 289 Cobra are MGA Bullnose ones with the rivet at the top. Then comes quality. Decent ones are spun copper that are chromed. There are companies that still have original tooling but the required numbers are lacking so production runs a...
by StewbieC
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Rover SD1
Replies: 8
Views: 511

Re: Rover SD1

Hi Chris and welcome to the club. One consideration to make is when it comes to registration you need at least two donor parts from one vehicle. The rest of the larger parts need to be receipted as new and you need to provide evidence of this to be assigned an age related plate. You are allowed one ...
by StewbieC
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Elephant in the room
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Elephant in the room

Nice
by StewbieC
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Elephant in the room
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Elephant in the room

After the 289 and Ace, I've got scheduled for others and my 67 2a rechassis and complete rebuild, it will be a Southern GT Mk1 for me 8)
by StewbieC
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: General 289
Topic: Elephant in the room
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Elephant in the room

I would suggest that the first step would be restrictions on new builds and new registrations first. Also tightening of congestion charges in large urban areas would be an indication of change. Tax hikes would be another initial step. Attempts to introduce punitive legislative restrictions were shel...
by StewbieC
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Roll bar noise
Replies: 7
Views: 450

Re: Roll bar noise

I used to get diff noise from the Jag Diff along the roll bar and then I had a new exhaust and the problem is solved.
Car sounds awesome now and even when not driving through tunnels! 8)
by StewbieC
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General 289
Topic: Club shop
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Club shop

Just as a heads up, there is now a "Club Shop" tab on the home page for all those that feel they might need an extra Christmas pressie for themselves 8)
https://www.the289register.com/wordpress/

Club shop option top right