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by buchies
Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Diff ratios
Replies: 7
Views: 3203
South Africa

Unfortunately, Graeme's advice presupposes that neither the speedo nor the axle ratio have ever been changed during the car's life. Whilst in New Zealand that may be the case, many cars found in Europe have a colourful history with many parts substituted . Hi Chris You make a valid point. My car se...
by buchies
Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Diff ratios
Replies: 7
Views: 3203
South Africa

That's very useful thank you for that.
by buchies
Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Diff ratios
Replies: 7
Views: 3203
South Africa

Diff ratios

Hi All,

What is the easiest way to determine what diff ration is in place on my car?

Thanks
Philip
by buchies
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:52 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front disc recommended minimum thickness
Replies: 0
Views: 1474
South Africa

Front disc recommended minimum thickness

Hi All, As mentioned previously my father is in the process of restoring/servicing my newly acquired '61 FHC. What would members consider the minimum thickness of the front brake discs on a series 1 to be? My car is currently fitted with 3 piston calipers, which we suspect came from a Mark X, if tha...
by buchies
Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:36 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New Safa
Replies: 3
Views: 2735
South Africa

I think it's just the South African fuel which is that colour. Time will tell.

Thanks for the warm welcome.
by buchies
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:08 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New Safa
Replies: 3
Views: 2735
South Africa

New Safa

Hi All, I have gone about this slightly the wrong way by first posting a question on the forum and now introducing myself, as I was in a hurry for some advice at the time. Better late than never though. Judging by the one thread I have read regarding the age of E-Type owners I seem to be on the youn...
by buchies
Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Front Suspension S1
Replies: 7
Views: 6166
South Africa

Thanks all for your detailed responses.

Philip
by buchies
Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Front Suspension S1
Replies: 7
Views: 6166
South Africa

Front Suspension S1

Hello All, I am new to the forum and have recently purchased a 1963 S1 3.8 FHC which I am in the process of going through and servicing/upgrading parts which are in need of attention. We are currently looking at the front suspension and I have two questions I am hoping someone can help with. 1. Book...