The Shopping List


What I need to buy:

  • The engine
  • Many many other things…

What’s been bought or borrowed:

  • The body in plain grey gel coat
  • Aluminum bulkhead kit from Dax
  • Pedal box from Dax
  • Master cylinder
  • Slave cylinder
  • Body Nut, Bolt and Rivet pack from Dax  which includes 4 tubes of Wurth adhesive
  • A workshop vice ~ £30
  • Some soft claps for the vice ~ £7
  • A bottle of thread lock
  • A Draper Assorted cable tie pack – 56229
  • A Draper Digital Metal Caliper – 46610
  • A set of Draper Feeler Guages – 19613
  • A set of Draper Coil Spring Compressors – 14173 and useless in the end as the springs and damper unit don’t have enough space in between them
  • The unassembled rolling chassis
  • Work horses
  • Masking tape
  • Some cobalt drill bits for drilling the chassis
  • A heater for the garage
  • 2 x 10m 4 gang extension leads
  • Fairy liquid
  • Rachet straps (rubbish)
  • 500g of CV grease
  • A pack of 500 imperial washers for an AC Dax Cobra from Marksdanes Restorations (ebay)
  • A Dremel 4000 (Amazon)
  • 2 x 1 Tonne chain block pulleys (Amazon)
  • 6 x 2 Tonne 1m lifting straps (Amazon)
  • a 3/4″ spanner from ebay £1.99
  • More bolts and washers from Namrick
  • GT5 Wheels with Spinners from Image Wheels (~£2400)
  • Michelin Super Sport Tyres from oponeo.co.uk (~ £600)
  • A tube of torque seal  ~ £4

What’s I’ve had for free:

  • A set of build wheels – Thanks to Roger Shackleton from the cobra club forum – www.cobraclub.com/forum
  • A radio
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