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by pietpetoors
Fri 07 Jun 2019, 18:43
Forum: Road Cars
Topic: Cobra information
Replies: 4
Views: 1109

Re: Cobra information

Took the wiper motor appart today, seems like I will manage to fix it. Just all the old grease are so sticky that it can hardly turn and it needs new brushes.
by pietpetoors
Thu 06 Jun 2019, 20:05
Forum: Road Cars
Topic: Cobra information
Replies: 4
Views: 1109

Cobra information

I bought a used Cobra which I am busy fixing. The Reg papers says Cobra Venom RT I contacted Johnspeed Cobra and he said the chassis is probably one he built for Venom but they built their own bodies. I am looking for a wiring diagram. The harness is neatly numbered, but I do not know which is going...
by pietpetoors
Tue 22 May 2018, 21:49
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 98
Views: 17949

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Video of car
by pietpetoors
Tue 22 May 2018, 21:23
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 98
Views: 17949

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Video of engine
by pietpetoors
Wed 21 Mar 2018, 13:19
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 98
Views: 17949

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Delo 400
by pietpetoors
Wed 21 Mar 2018, 12:06
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 98
Views: 17949

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

I would like to share my engine story, maybe it helps somebody else to avoid making the same mistakes: The engine story: I have rebuild a couple of VW, Toyota and Nissan engines before. When still at school I worked at an engineering shop during holidays, helping to assemble engines during rebuilds....
by pietpetoors
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 20:25
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 98
Views: 17949

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Eventually she is running beautifully.

Only outstanding matter now is a small oil leak between engine and gearbox and a squeek on the right rear leaf spring.

Since engine has been redone thrice I guess it can only be the torque converter seal.

This is what she looks like now.
by pietpetoors
Thu 04 Jan 2018, 16:37
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Collectable motor vehicles Rebate
Replies: 5
Views: 1187

Re: Collectable motor vehicles Rebate

Also on SARS web site at http://www.sars.gov.za/AllDocs/Embargo/Tariffs/LAPD-LSec-CE-TA-2017-051%20-%20Sch4P2-%20vintage%20and%20or%20internationally%20collectable%20motor%20vehicles.pdf and the DTi doc at: http://www.wylie.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017.12.08-Notice-948-of-2017-Vintage-Vehicles.pdf
by pietpetoors
Thu 04 Jan 2018, 16:35
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Collectable motor vehicles Rebate
Replies: 5
Views: 1187

Collectable motor vehicles Rebate

http://www.ftwonline.co.za/customs/article/129409/Collectable-motor-vehicles Posted on: 13 Dec 2017 The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) on 08 December published its eight-page “Guidelines, rules and conditions pertaining to permits issued under rebate item 460.17/87.03/04.04 for vintage a...
by pietpetoors
Tue 31 Oct 2017, 20:04
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 98
Views: 17949

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

So everything did not went as planned, seems like I had to learn some valuable lessons first. The noisy tappet did not go away as I hoped. Some of the guys on the Pontiac forum warned me and said that loose tappets will eat the cam shaft. I did not think it was possible, but because the noise did no...