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by Tom Wells
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: The substance we laughingly call "gasoline"
Replies: 1
Views: 47

The substance we laughingly call "gasoline"

The substance we laughingly call "gasoline" seems nicely written up here: http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Gasoline The part of the article that rings a bell with me, relating to "geysering" of the Holley carb bowl vents is this: has an initial boiling point at atmospheric pressure of about 35 °C (95 ...
by Tom Wells
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: Some days you are the windshield...
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Re: Some days you are the windshield...

Just got this from E-M in Texas. Road trip? ~~(::
E-M wall nose.jpg
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by Tom Wells
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: SCCA-CFR Dist 7 Mtg 2-13-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: SCCA-CFR Dist 7 Mtg 2-13-2018

Addendum…..
Last year February's meeting was on Valentine's Day and the Ladies got roses.

This year it is on Mardi Gras.
Will there be Beads? Come and see.
by Tom Wells
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SCCA-CFR Dist 7 Mtg 2-13-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 60

SCCA-CFR Dist 7 Mtg 2-13-2018

SCCA-CFR District 7 Meeting

2/13/2018

6 PM, Meeting at 7 PM

Louies Pizza House

1347 Beville Rd., Daytona Beach, FL (Foxboro Plaza)
Not sure whether I'm going yet - anyone else interested?

Tom

PS: It's Mardi Gras Day!
by Tom Wells
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: Some days you are the windshield...
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Re: Some days you are the windshield...

Mike,

I have studied your graphic assiduously most of the afternoon, and still can't figure it out. After I get the Cobra repaired I plan to tape it to the inside of the windshield to see if that helps. Not sure what that pedal on the left is for...

Tom
by Tom Wells
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: Some days you are the windshield...
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Re: Some days you are the windshield...

Then, disaster! Earlier, while in line in the parking lot, I punched the throttle instead of the brake and crashed into the rear of a Subaru SUV: CobraBrokenNose web.JPG No injuries, a damaged bumper cover on the Subaru, and total (if temporary) loss of ego on my part... We drove the Cobra home and ...
by Tom Wells
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: Some days you are the windshield...
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Re: Some days you are the windshield...

And eight GTs surrounding an original Cobra in the center of the lobby:
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Followed by a visit to the other 280+ cars in the huge building behind the lobby. A wonderful set of cars of all makes - something for everyone.
by Tom Wells
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: Some days you are the windshield...
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Re: Some days you are the windshield...

Then to the museum for lunch and to see the nearly 300 cars in this wonderful collection, starting with an original GT40 MKII:
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by Tom Wells
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: Some days you are the windshield...
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Re: Some days you are the windshield...

Then on the track, which was a delight! The best laid out autocross track I've been on - lots of fun to drive - I was carving seconds off each time I ran:
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by Tom Wells
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Cobra stuff
Topic: Some days you are the windshield...
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Some days you are the windshield...

Saturday began at 5AM with a 2+ hour drive to the American Muscle Car Museum in Melbourne for an autocross sponsored by Hagerty Insurance, followed by a private showing of the American Muscle Car Museum. Things went swimmingly until near the end of the day, as you'll see later... First, tech inspect...