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  1. Does it need an expensive treatment if it is going to be hidden by the leather anyway. Rub it down, use an aluminium primer and then as suggested a thin sheet of foam and then the leather kc
  2. Wow a one owner car, surely that must be the only one???? Unless you know different.......... kc
  3. Excellent, just choked on my cornflakes kc
  4. I did not know there was a servo upgrade kit available, Roger, do you have a link? kc
  5. Perhaps I am just getting old or my left leg/knee is giving up but I changed from a Borg as it was a pain having a heavy clutch in stop/start traffic. The Laycock is significantly lighter on the left leg kc
  6. I got mine from TR Shop last September, maybe worth giving them a phone call kc
  7. Robin, Hamish, are these parts readily available, is it possible to DIY or better to leave it to experts? I suppose using a gearbox specialist would find any other issues at the same time I know its "how long is a piece of string" question but what would the going rate be for a specialist overhaul? kc
  8. No problem with selecting 1st or reverse kc
  9. I have an issue with 2nd gear, changing from 1st to 2nd produces a lovely grating sound every time, it is no better when the car is hot, gearbox oil was changed about 3 months ago when I fitted a new Laycock clutch. It was also grating before the new clutch and the old clutch still had lots of life in it, it was just really heavy to use. However changing down from 3rd to 2nd never seems to produce the grating noises. I assume it maybe a synchro issue unless someone has any better ideas. I have heard that replacement rings are hard to come by, It is a CR model with Overdrive. Any sug
  10. Thanks for the photo, will check mine out at the weekend kc
  11. kcsun

    DDH 950H

    The car you mention is still alive and well according to the MOT checker, lets hope the owner is on here kc
  12. My car does have a Heritage shell, but I cannot check it till later this week. Any chance someone can take a photo to give me a clue what I am looking at kc
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    Total Head Turners in Epping https://www.totalheadturners.com Have been there in the past and perused their massive stock of cars, not affiliated to and have never bought anything from them kc
  14. kcsun

    Boot size

    Cut the boot tub off a TR4 scrapper and convert it to a matching trailer?? kc
  15. Awesome combination, would love to see you complete it kc
  16. Curious question, please do not shoot me I am certain I read a couple of years ago that the by-product of hydrogen fuel cells is water, however it then went on to say that the water produced is "dead" water and is no good for anything, it will then over the years ingress into the existing waterways and slowly kill everything off Does anybody know if there is any truth in that??? kc
  17. Hamish, there is also an unused sheet of plywood if you are interested kc
  18. I think there may be one of those at the back of the barn ---- how does £2 million sound + delivery hehe kc
  19. kcsun


    It does not make any sense in the wording???????? "Internationally recognised" what does that mean?? "restored by us"" and then further down it says "car shipped back from Mauritius and then serviced by us"??? not that it bothers me, won't be buying it anyway even with a 50% red tag on it!! kc
  20. Great trip, excellent filming and editing kc
  21. Try swopping a good injector with a bad one. It will then prove if its the injector or the supply kc
  22. Thanks Stuart, i will have a look kc
  23. Hi, I think you will have your work cut out, when I had mine (1973 PI CR model) tested last year, it also failed miserably on emissions. Elclem fiddled with the timing at his workshop and when we got to the CT station it still failed, luckily our tester was very co-operative and after an hour of fiddle fiddle fiddle, the emissions computer went GREEN and we quickly saved the data, at least when your car finally passes you do not have to worry about it for another 5 years IF MY CAR HAD BEEN 6 MONTHS OLDER IT WOULDN'T HAVE NEEDED AN EMISSIONS TEST The other big problem with a Fr
  24. Have you seen this Youtube video KC
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