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August update 1 – Window bags

Now – Not everyone has these – Window bags! Made of a tough fabric material and a felt inside they protect the easily scratched Perspex windows from damage when in the boot. Took Jane an age to make them but … Continue reading

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July Update 2 – More trips – And hitting the 1000 mile mark.

Took the Cobra up to Goring in July to visit Jane’s parents and her Uncle and Aunt. Everyone came for a ride in Cobie and I think most enjoyed it! Jane’s Mum was first up!   Thank goodness we’re back!!! … Continue reading

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July Update 1 – Tuning

Focus this month was on getting the Cobra properly tuned and then properly running it in. Tuning. We took the car to Paul Spink who had a good set up for tuning the car. We managed to deal with several … Continue reading

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Timelapse car journey

And here is the latest journey that we went on. Enjoy!  

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End of June update

Fitting the side Screens Having got the hood fitted we’ve now focussed on getting the side screens sorted. We didn’t have any of the proper tools that we’ve seen on other blogs so we made do with what we had … Continue reading

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First week of June update

Started off with a little bit of dissappointment. Unfortunately we didn’t managed to make it on the London – Brighton kit car run. Despite our best efforts the car just wasn’t ready (despite working till 10 oclock that night). Aside … Continue reading

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Attention has now turned to the first big run (London to Brighton Kit Car Run 2015)

Which is being held this Sunday (the day its meant to be raining). As a result all attention is now on getting the hood into a fit state so that we don’t get too wet!

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After a long wait— The registration is finally here!

Its taken a lot longer than it should have but the registration has arrived and the car is now on the road. Here is a little video of the first drive. And here are some nice pictures of the road … Continue reading

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Despite having passed the IVA work has continued at a pace

The front shock absorbers have been replaced with units that have 3 bump stops on them. This should prevent the tyres from compressing too much and rubbing on the inside of the wheel arch. Should also allow me to run … Continue reading

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Paperwork all completed now!

Sent off the forms to DVLA today for the registration plate. A bit odd that you had to order the physical forms from DVLA rather than just downloading them. Hopefully now we’ll be able to get an age related plate … Continue reading

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