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by golfnut324
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 1968 S1.5 E-Typ Jaguar drive shaft removal
Replies: 18
Views: 456
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Re: 1968 S1.5 E-Typ Jaguar drive shaft removal

Series1 Stu wrote:you'd be pretty miffed if you got your engine and box fitted and the car down on it's wheels just to realise that the prop wasn't fitted!


I understand this has happened so I placed the prop in the tunnel months before installing the engine. The prop needs to be stored somewhere.
by golfnut324
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spotted
Replies: 5
Views: 492
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Re: Spotted

Back in the day, before cell phones, my Dad had a CB radio for emergencies. The antenna base was mounted on the rear AMCO bar and looked very much like that.
by golfnut324
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: E-Type Upgrades
Topic: LED Instrument Lights Done Right
Replies: 70
Views: 2835
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Re: LED Instrument Lights Done Right

I'm in favor of anything that flashes really bright red lights behind me when I apply the brakes. I currently have LED lights installed, Marek's LED reverse/brake lamp mod installed, and a third (fourth) LED light bar mounted high on the glass. Both the light bar and Marek's reverse/brake lamp flash...
by golfnut324
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: E-Type Running Reports
Topic: What’s missing from yours?
Replies: 16
Views: 531
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Re: What’s missing from yours?

A Jag-lovers thread from a couple of months ago pointed out this missing bracket, which secures the bonnet plug near the bonnet hinge:

http://www.sngbarratt.com/ProductDetail ... bdc527&l=7

Now on order and to be installed soon.
by golfnut324
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Getting Drawn in
Replies: 8
Views: 533
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Re: Getting Drawn in

PeterCrespin wrote:(Apart from ten years Admin on various J-L forums?)

Exactly! By chiming in you rounded out the "Hall".
by golfnut324
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Getting Drawn in
Replies: 8
Views: 533
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Re: Getting Drawn in

Moderating a forum takes time and effort. It's unpaid and mostly thankless. Not wanting to contribute to thread drift but if I could be so bold as to step into this thread accompanied by the "Hall of Fame" of forum moderators and go on the record to say "Thank You All" :thankyou...
by golfnut324
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Best cam to use for normal road use
Replies: 4
Views: 209
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Re: Best cam to use for normal road use

PeterCrespin wrote:.......... onecthey went to 3/8" hrrls inecveryvgood


I'll have what he's having! :drinkingcheers:
by golfnut324
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: E-Type Upgrades
Topic: LED Instrument Lights Done Right
Replies: 70
Views: 2835
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Re: LED Instrument Lights Done Right

Sounds like a fantastic system Ray. Maybe you could develop an app for my phone to control the lights? :lol: Just kidding! Really! My newly married daughter was in town a couple of months ago and couldn't wake her new husband, who was 1770 km away in Clovis NM, by simply calling him on his phone. So...
by golfnut324
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1968 Series 1.5 parts catalogue
Replies: 5
Views: 285
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Re: 1968 Series 1.5 parts catalogue

...Series 1.5 FHC is there one specific for this series if not would I be better off going for a 1 or 2 catalogue. Here is how I understand it. You start with the "Spare Parts Catalogue" i.e. Publication NO. J.37, then add to that the "Interim Parts List For 1968 Jaguar...." (IP...
by golfnut324
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front shock absorbers
Replies: 21
Views: 580
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Re: Front shock absorbers

Hi Hugo,

I have GAZ shocks set 6 clicks from the softest setting and really like the ride. FWIW
by golfnut324
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: E-Type Upgrades
Topic: LED Instrument Lights Done Right
Replies: 70
Views: 2835
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Re: LED Instrument Lights Done Right

Definite interest here Ray. I am particularly interested in the RGB feature and the individually dimmable light strips. I "think" I would prefer the controller module on the center console because I can't visualize it finding space behind the instrument panel but I know you would find a go...
by golfnut324
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Gear knob thread size
Replies: 6
Views: 332
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Re: Gear knob thread size

wilkinsi wrote:I tend to generally prefer to restore rather than replace but in this case.....

Another option: Cut the lever about 1 inch and re-thread. I didn't have the thread problem but a knowledgeable person suggested that to me. It gives the gearbox a really nice short throw through the gears.
by golfnut324
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Su carbs
Replies: 6
Views: 612
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Re: Su carbs

Hi John, I had no issue with clearance while installing my triple SU manifold/carb assembly on my 1968 series 1 1/2. However, I do have new motor mounts. If your mounts are old and/or sagging it might cause your clearance issues. Also, if your engine is sitting low and you don't have enough clearanc...
by golfnut324
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: I drove my E today !!!
Replies: 15
Views: 885
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Re: I drove my E today !!!

Great news Carsten! A day/moment never to be forgotten. Keep on now and get it done!
by golfnut324
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Squeaking rear end - one cause found!
Replies: 2
Views: 317
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Re: Squeaking rear end - one cause found!

Great job finding that one John. I would hope that the disk vendor would be interested in passing along to the manufacturer that they need to trim 0.003" off the bell...but maybe not.

Thanks for posting.
by golfnut324
Sun May 14, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Indicator switch
Replies: 22
Views: 1367
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Re: Indicator switch

Yes, the entire shroud needs to be able to move, via the spring, in and out which makes and breaks contact. You might be in business with a spring?
by golfnut324
Sun May 14, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Indicator switch
Replies: 22
Views: 1367
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Re: Indicator switch

Hugo - Check this thread to see if it answers some of your questions: https://forums.jag-lovers.com/t/flasher-switch-again-horn-rewire/351372 "On the inboard end of this plastic insert is what looks like a copper contact, and in the end of the stalk there are two contacts, one of which goes to ...
by golfnut324
Mon May 01, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tweaking the inclination of the Handbrake Lever.
Replies: 5
Views: 592
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Re: Tweaking the inclination of the Handbrake Lever.

Nice job Rory! And I wish I could lay a bead like that.
by golfnut324
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Caster angle adjustment
Replies: 30
Views: 2209
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Re: Caster angle adjustment

Andrew,

I don't know how accurate this information is but it's a start and I believe Dave is a reliable source.

https://forums.jag-lovers.com/t/e-type- ... nt/92027/3

If it works out, can you let us know?
by golfnut324
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tried to fire her up tonight...but no....
Replies: 195
Views: 14310
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Re: Tried to fire her up tonight...but no....

Carsten,

I've been following your progress for about 5 years and I'm really happy you have it running now. Congratulations!

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