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by Cobber
15 Sep 2020 07:09
Forum: TR7
Topic: Strange squeak
Replies: 11
Views: 153

Re: Strange squeak

If and, lets face it, when you end up pulling the gearbox, order a new clutch fork before you do so. The clutch forks on these things are prone to failure and there is no point putting the old one back in...... in fact If I was to go to the trouble of pulling the gearbox, I'd put a new clutch and be...
by Cobber
14 Sep 2020 01:48
Forum: TR7
Topic: Strange squeak
Replies: 11
Views: 153

Re: Strange squeak

Clutch spigot bearing is a likely culprit, although a missing gearbox mounting spacer can cause some strange symptoms.
by Cobber
13 Sep 2020 02:19
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: ..we knew...
Replies: 11
Views: 173

Re: ..we knew...

Teenagers make plenty of comments about me...........generally something along the lines of, "Old git!" :lol:
by Cobber
29 Aug 2020 22:27
Forum: Ask the Experts
Topic: Holley 390CFM carb leaking.......
Replies: 14
Views: 227

Re: Holley 390CFM carb leaking.......

I consider Holley carbies to be an awfully designed piece of crap, damned things leak and cause engine bay fires due to the fact that they have that compromised modular design. The Eldebrock carbies are far superior, the are easier to tune properly as they can be rejetted from above without removing...
by Cobber
22 Jul 2020 01:58
Forum: TR7
Topic: Float chamber vent hose connection TR7-fi
Replies: 12
Views: 2153

Re: Float chamber vent hose connection TR7-fi

Roger27TBB wrote:Now i have a another special question for using the wolfrace-wheels. What kind of shape does the wheelnuts
have ? Do they have a cone or ball shape ?

regards
Roger27TBB

Look into the stud/lug holes in the wheels.......do they have a counterbored, spherical or conical seat?
by Cobber
16 Jul 2020 20:25
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Clutch woes.
Replies: 12
Views: 2276

Re: Clutch woes.

My money is on the clutch fork impaling itself on the pivot ball! :lol:
by Cobber
05 Jul 2020 06:54
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Re: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem

Hopefully Hasbeen will be along soon and know someone who'll be able to help you.
by Cobber
04 Jul 2020 11:00
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Re: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem

Weld and re-drill, if you can't do it, handball it to someone who can.
by Cobber
28 Jun 2020 10:22
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Fitting an immobilizer.
Replies: 11
Views: 887

Re: Fitting an immobilizer.

Unkind folk might say our cars already have an effective immobiliser in the form of Lucas electrics! :lol:
by Cobber
01 Jun 2020 08:38
Forum: Ask the Experts
Topic: Suspension turret strengtheners ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1102

Re: Suspension turret strengtheners ?

They don't look like they'd do much!
If your at all worried about loosing structural integrity by deleting them, I suggest a strut brace to join the 2 strut towers together would more that compensate.
by Cobber
29 May 2020 12:21
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights
Replies: 19
Views: 1610

Re: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights

busheytrader wrote:"Shit on the liver" :?:
= A cantankerous, grumpy, foul tempered disposition
by Cobber
26 May 2020 18:51
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights
Replies: 19
Views: 1610

Re: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights

The old thermal flasher units would flash quicker with less load (a bulb out) not slower, this "warning feature" was more of an inherent design limitation of the technology than an intentional design feature, a lucky accidental bonus with limitations, hook up a trailer and the flash rate w...
by Cobber
04 May 2020 17:28
Forum: Ask the Experts
Topic: Wiring loom tape?
Replies: 7
Views: 1043

Re: Wiring loom tape?

I always use self amalgamating tape, coz I have a lifetime supply from when I was a telecommunication tech :lol:
by Cobber
15 Apr 2020 07:57
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Cruise / Marker Lights and Covers TR8
Replies: 57
Views: 4031

TR7 Rear Cruise Light

I believe indicators not flashing simultaneously is an MOT fail. I also understand the vehicle lighting regs only allow for one repeater. supercass This would depend on the juristiction. Here in Victoria Australia, there is no limit on the number of repeaters but they must be Amber, where as red cr...
by Cobber
10 Apr 2020 13:13
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Cruise / Marker Lights and Covers TR8
Replies: 57
Views: 4031

TR7 Rear Cruise Light

Do what I've done.......I've used amber front ones in the rear

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