Search found 224 matches

by CobStang
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Hawk 289 for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 1882

Re: Hawk 289 for sale

For anyone considering this project, I have a rebuilt K code 289 Ford V8 and Refreshed Toploader gearbox for sale that would go rather well in this Hawk.
It is offered in the Parts for sale section.

Mark
by CobStang
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: K code 289 engine and 4 sp toploader FOR SALE
Replies: 6
Views: 1657

K code 289 engine and 4 sp toploader FOR SALE

Hi Guys, as per title. Engine came over here in my K code Fastback and I drove it around for a couple of years, bear in mind my annual mileage never topped more than a few hundred miles. The engine was refreshed before I bought the car. So I then decided that it would be worth while buying date corr...
by CobStang
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Pinking under load!
Replies: 26
Views: 3347

Re: Pinking under load!

As an aside those glass fuel filters are a known cause of many fires, they crack and leak fuel !!
by CobStang
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Rover V8 Engine, LT77 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1825

Re: Rover V8 Engine, LT77 for sale

PM sent
by CobStang
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: 289's in Modsports
Replies: 6
Views: 2481

Re: 289's in Modsports

[quote=agnoraan

Seeing these Cobras with wide front ends doesn't make me feel quite so bad about mine anymore, I almost got away with it :lol: :lol: :lol:


Viper in black and white.jpg

Nige
[/quote]

Nah not enough holes in it. I have a jigsaw and a new blade if that helps ?
by CobStang
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Bra steering prob
Replies: 8
Views: 2673

Re: Bra steering prob

Yes ok i think i’ll do it...a last question, i buy a chrome or a rubber bumper steering rack Jean-Philippe [/quote] Sorry I cannot recall. Probably the only difference will be the length of the drumsticks, if there is a difference. Ask the supplier to measure the two racks and pick the closest to yo...
by CobStang
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Bra steering prob
Replies: 8
Views: 2673

Re: Bra steering prob

When my rack became poorly I bought a new stock MGB rack and swapped in the BRA input shaft, mind you the input was in good nick.
by CobStang
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 4 link rear suspension hawk 289
Replies: 6
Views: 2957

Re: 4 link rear suspension hawk 289

Very rarely visit, but came on and saw this, spooky !
I did indeed take photos when the topic was discussed here
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1934&p=15542&hilit=four+link#p15542

I have found them, but with the demise of photobucket have no idea how to post pics on here.
by CobStang
Sat May 27, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: RV8 rebuilders.....
Replies: 6
Views: 3350

Re: RV8 rebuilders.....

I have recently spoken with these people as I am rebuilding one of their engines that was rebuilt a time ago. Despite me not being the original customer of the engine in question the Gentleman I spoke with was very helpful and gave me a lot of his time. I believe that they only offer a first class p...