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by thomaslk
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: V-8 Engine Tech
Topic: Best manifold and carb
Replies: 28
Views: 7450

Re: Best manifold and carb

Twright55 wrote: I can tell you that with the CH4B manifold and a 1/2" wood spacer (to insulate the carb.), the original dual snorkel air cleaner rubs on the hood (bonnet.)
Hmm - same with the Weiand 8009 and an approx 10mm phenolic spacer :?
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any trace of N.C. Rhoden?
Replies: 1
Views: 491

Any trace of N.C. Rhoden?

Due to the hint of Phil regarding the Gentleman's express page i read a post there from N.C.Rhoden: http://www.theymightberacing.com/Literature/BookArticle.aspx?ArticleID=9 The same NC Rhoden is most probably the first owner of my 1974 NADA Int MkIII as his name is handwritten on my owners manual. I...
by thomaslk
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: V-8 Engine Tech
Topic: Best manifold and carb
Replies: 28
Views: 7450

Re: Best manifold and carb

Hi Rocky,
yes - you are right, the Weiand 8009 has the square bore bolt pattern only.
Most of the Edelbrock intakes i know have both bolt patterns (spread bore as well as square bore).
BTW anyone selling an Edelbrock CH-4B ? 8)
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name this wheel?
Replies: 7
Views: 1068

Re: Name this wheel?

if i look to the 5 o' clock spoke i also have the impression that we are facing "home made swiss cheese" here.
Holes seem to be not properly aligned (left/right) in the spoke.
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4000Km South African trip in 2 Mk3 Interceptors
Replies: 33
Views: 3691

Re: 4000Km South African trip in 2 Mk3 Interceptors

have a nice trip - i am so jealous :roll:
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daughter's Car Modified
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: Daughter's Car Modified

Great work- hope the alignment of the kick-down link was not too difficult :lol:
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jensens at Technoclassica
Replies: 12
Views: 1187

Re: Jensens at Technoclassica

Jens wrote:It's beer o'clock now 8)
polish beer beside a polished Jensen 8)
cheers
Thomas
by thomaslk
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Depressing thing about owning a Interceptor
Replies: 12
Views: 1788

Re: Depressing thing about owning a Interceptor

Robinson D wrote:Start it up, warm it up, get on a good road, and push the pedal to the floor. You will feel much better in no time! :D
.... confirmed :D Took the Int out for a blast yesterday :lol: :lol:
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Golfing tip from a famous Jensen owner
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: Golfing tip from a famous Jensen owner

i am really impressed by your sharp and trained eyes :shock:
Not so sure if i would have noticed the Interceptor - but you are definitely right.
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The future for hard to get parts?
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: The future for hard to get parts?

very interesting report - and a very effective combination of old (real metal casting and machining/milling) and new (3d printed mould) for technology.
Thx for sharing.
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interceptor mkIII serial numbers question
Replies: 9
Views: 1316

Re: Interceptor mkIII serial numbers question

Hi Christ, if the car is already dismantled you should find some places which are usually not covered in a respray action (eg doors behind the doorcards). For me in many cases the simple check around the "B-post VIN placard" gave a good indication. Usually you may detect here either oversp...
by thomaslk
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any trace of a LHD FF?
Replies: 45
Views: 9098

Re: Any trace of a LHD FF?

Hi Andrzej,
PM sent - good luck
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top Tips
Replies: 97
Views: 16361

Re: Top Tips

Chris_R wrote:After working on one side of a V8 engine, remember to put all the plug leads back on the plugs. Although it will start on 5 cylinders. :oops: :oops: :oops:
hmm - interesting. That sounds like a real proven advise 8)
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Practical Classics March 2017 - Theo Wochinger
Replies: 14
Views: 2118

Re: Practical Classics March 2017 - Theo Wochinger

OzJensen wrote: snip ...
Of most importance his daily driver is a C-V8 Mk111 registered TS 06323. snip
Cheers Tony
Just for info - such plates (TS (TraunStein) - 06xxx are for provisional (dealer) registration only 8)
rgds
Thomas
by thomaslk
Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: V-8 Engine Tech
Topic: Setting my Timing...
Replies: 9
Views: 2206

Re: Setting my Timing...

Yes - highly recommended and Don Gould from FBO is a great guy to deal with.
rgds
Thomas

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