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by 288gto
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Quick Release Steering Wheel
Replies: 82
Views: 4833
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Re: Quick Release Steering Wheel

You can see the new upper splined shaft which has a wide key spline to locate the wheel correctly: https://i.postimg.cc/Ls19B7W9/20190524-115426.jpg Hi David, or indeed anyone else with the CMC / Barratts boss. Is it self aligning or do you have to be quite precise how you put the wheel back on? Si...
by 288gto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Dipstick question
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Russia

Re: Dipstick question

dal2.0litrefrogeye wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:10 am
See you hairdressers with ya cabrolet s know all about these beauty products , :bigrin:
Them high heels don’t half play havoc with my feet Darren!

Simon :bigrin: :wink:
by 288gto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Prescott Hil
Replies: 11
Views: 492
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Re: Prescott Hil

You would probably have shaved a second or two off with the right seats Geoff :wink: :oops:

Glad to see you had a great day anyway.

Simon
by 288gto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Dipstick question
Replies: 10
Views: 435
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Re: Dipstick question

dal2.0litrefrogeye wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:50 am
So an update / conclusion, one £1.98 felt ring has now cleaned my E engine up no end with no plumes of oil smoke off manifold :bouncyyellow:
Or £1.99 for six from Boots. Felt corn pads for your feet. :bigrin:

Simon
by 288gto
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine rebuild, various questions, and - hopefully - some good ideas.
Replies: 13
Views: 567
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Re: Engine rebuild, various questions, and - hopefully - some good ideas.

Hi Rory,

I got mine from Rob Beere along with tensioner, and oil pump and Guy fitted them.




Image

Simon(e)
by 288gto
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Sovy Failure
Replies: 47
Views: 1719
Russia

Re: Sovy Failure

Given that Barratts own Sovy and assuming it doesn’t reveal any trade secrets, perhaps Julian or his team could post up some pics of the tooling and process involved, I’m intrigued. I know they already have pics and some great videos of other parts they make.

Simon
by 288gto
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Trouble shooting 123 dizzy
Replies: 35
Views: 1291
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Re: Trouble shooting 123 dizzy

:bouncyyellow: :dance: :bouncyyellow:
by 288gto
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Sovy Failure
Replies: 47
Views: 1719
Russia

Re: Sovy Failure

Hi It’s in the Knowledgebase. http://www.exisle.net/mb/index.php?/topic/59657-de-yellowing-plastic-the-stain-isnt-permanent-after-all/ I did actually try this with partial success. They were definitely less yellow at the end of the process but not white like a new bottle. As mentioned above I consi...
by 288gto
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Wiring tests
Replies: 5
Views: 270
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Re: Wiring tests

Hi Ash, For initial testing of each individual circuit I used a multi meter to check for any dead shorts. Once all that checked out, I used the 15 amp blade fuse and tested each circuit function individually. My only non standard items drawing current are twin high flow fans and electronic SU fuel p...
by 288gto
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Wiring tests
Replies: 5
Views: 270
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Re: Wiring tests

Hi Ash, When I did mine with a new Autosparks loom, I used a modern 100amp fuse for the starter motor feed and believe it or not a modern 15amp blade fuse was adequate for the rest of the loom even when the fan kicked in. That way every part of the loom(s) was protected for initial testing. I just m...
by 288gto
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: IRS mounts seem to be the wrong size
Replies: 9
Views: 341
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Re: IRS mounts seem to be the wrong size

Hi Jonathan.....drawing shown in Jag service manual(rear suspension removal)....front mount on irs...rear mount on chassis....Steve As Steve says because it's very difficult to get to one of the nuts on the rear mounts. Another useful tip is to have a couple of tapered punches handy that will allow...
by 288gto
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Sovy Failure
Replies: 47
Views: 1719
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Re: Sovy Failure

David, Sorry I can't help on the quality aspect of you question but I know Richard (rswaffie) had a new one fail recently. I have inserted a short length of pre bent kunifer pipe into the rubber hose so that the end of the rubber hose is parallel to the reservoir bottle outlet and hopefully not putt...
by 288gto
Mon May 27, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1st sprint in E
Replies: 10
Views: 475
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Re: 1st sprint in E

:yellow: :bouncyyellow: :thumbsup: :drinkingcheers:
by 288gto
Sun May 26, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1st sprint in E
Replies: 10
Views: 475
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Re: 1st sprint in E

:swerve: Did you get a mate to dub the “Darren holds the course record.....” commentary on afterwards ? :wink: :lol:

Other than that looking good my friend!

Simon
by 288gto
Sat May 25, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: No 6 Fuse blowing
Replies: 8
Views: 301
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Re: No 6 Fuse blowing

Steve, As David says above and also a long shot, when you took me for a spin a while ago, I noticed there was some movement in either the top part of the column or the stalk switch unit. Could it be shorting out in the switch? I MIGHT have a spare one. I also have a selection of flasher units. More ...
by 288gto
Sat May 25, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Quick Release Steering Wheel
Replies: 82
Views: 4833
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Re: Quick Release Steering Wheel

Thanks David, Based on your pic, it shouldn’t be difficult. Steve, Angus, the steering locks on later cars are not that strong and don’t fail in the locked position like more modern steering locks. A big pair of grips or a short piece of scaffold tube would probably overcome them quite quickly so an...
by 288gto
Fri May 24, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Quick Release Steering Wheel
Replies: 82
Views: 4833
Russia

Re: Quick Release Steering Wheel

It shouldn't be too difficult to machine a boss like this one for landrovers that incorporates a high security round key cam lock. The only problem would be making sure it doesn't damage the delicate horn push contact. Thinking aloud perhaps it could actually act as a horn push and sound the horn if...
by 288gto
Wed May 22, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Quick Release Steering Wheel
Replies: 82
Views: 4833
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Re: Quick Release Steering Wheel

And from this forum... http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13300 http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13177&p=107109&hilit=E+type+stolen#p107109 http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13117&p=106604&hilit=E+type+stolen#p106604 I think it's safe to say that E types do get stole...
by 288gto
Wed May 22, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Quick Release Steering Wheel
Replies: 82
Views: 4833
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Re: Quick Release Steering Wheel

Just a few of many John. I could post up a lot more if you want. https://i.postimg.cc/KcnW7pZY/Screenshot-20190522-162128.png https://i.postimg.cc/Sx5Vbcy5/Screenshot-20190522-162044.png https://i.postimg.cc/PJ2z3w3S/Screenshot-20190522-161549.png https://i.postimg.cc/ncSGqqQz/Screenshot-20190522-16...
by 288gto
Sun May 19, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Quick Release Steering Wheel
Replies: 82
Views: 4833
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Re: Quick Release Steering Wheel

.............makes me wonder why anyone would buy a car, any car, no matter how beautiful, that would require the steering wheel to be removed to aid entrance / exit ? JC Admittedly not fully removable. https://i.postimg.cc/PfDXvQxx/800px-300-SL-steering-wheel-tilted-at-90-degrees.jpg Simon