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by angelw
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ignition light does not turn off
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Australia

Re: Ignition light does not turn off

Hello Elliott, Further to Steve's comment regarding the 3AW, is your dashboard Volt Metre indicate that the Alternator is charging? The circuit that includes the 3AW is there for no other reason than to indicate that the Alternator is working (generally speaking). The two of the three terminal of th...
by angelw
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: floor repair
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Australia

Re: floor repair

Hello yev, You may do better at Martin Robey. Following is a link to what you want. https://www.martinrobey.com/jaguar/interactive-parts-multi/mre12arh~~mre12alh/ yev wrote: also looks like those parts have jacking points? or am I mistaken? S1 2+2 MY 1966 The 2+2 does indeed have a jacking point at ...
by angelw
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: floor repair
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Australia

Re: floor repair

Hello yev,
Its rather unlikely that you will find extreme front off cuts, as this is the most rust prone area and therefore, the part of a new floor most likely to be consumed.

Separate Front and Rear, half floor panels are available to purchase.

Regards,


Bill
by angelw
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: V12 Compression Test
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Australia

Re: V12 Compression Test

Hello Nick, The "proper" method is to have the throttle wide open to ensure that the intake gets a good supply of air into the cylinder. It seems not to make a whole lot of difference to the result of the test, but it would if the duration of the cranking was short. As it costs no more to do it righ...
by angelw
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Removing 4.2 Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Australia

Re: Removing 4.2 Engine

Hello Garry, You have to remove the Reaction Plate irrespective of whether the engine removal is out the top, or bottom. Accordingly, as its easier (I find it to be) to drop the engine out the bottom, then I would go that way. I concur with Peter Crespin in that its not difficult to leave the torsio...
by angelw
Thu May 31, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Auto to Manual
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Australia

Re: Auto to Manual

Andrew Wrote: Can one source the pedal box and other vital parts? Is the crank the same and just a matter of changing out the auto for a manual ? Anyway, hopefully the experts will be along just now to put me right. Thanks in advance. Hello Andrew, As Wes states, all the parts required are readily a...
by angelw
Sun May 27, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Champion WCX 600 bow tie caps
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Australia

Re: Champion WCX 600 bow tie caps

Steve Wrote: if you want something done then you need to go direct to the suppliers....they may pick up on you post but may not.....i know that SNGB now have a quality control department....I have been in contact with them and followed up and resolved issues....so you best course of action it take i...
by angelw
Tue May 22, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 2 Dash lights
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Australia

Re: Series 2 Dash lights

Hello dal2.0litrefrogeye. The 12v supply to the Panel Lights comes via the Double Lighting Switch, through Fuse No5 via Red with Black Trace wire, to the Panel Light switch. I would start at by checking Fuse No5. If OK, check for 12v on the Red Wire side of Fuse No5 (with the Double Lighting Switch ...
by angelw
Sun May 20, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Jumping and spitting under acceleration
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Australia

Re: Jumping and spitting under acceleration

Hilton Wrote: I’m not sure where the O-rings are at the bottom of the dashpot oil tube are. Looked on the carb diagram but couldn’t figure them out, sorry. Hello Hilton, The O ring sits in an annular groove in the circumference of the Metering Needle adjusting screw (brass screw). You will find this...
by angelw
Sat May 19, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Gearbox cover - series 3 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Australia

Re: Gearbox cover - series 3 ?

Gary Wrote: Does a manual gearbox cover fit the auto transmission tunnel which is a bit wider than the manual. Hello Gary, The transmission tunnel of an Auto and Manual are the same for an S3. Only the Tunnel Top Cover is different. Hello Wes, The Gearbox Cover shown in your picture is not from an S...
by angelw
Wed May 16, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Tacho and Charge issue.
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Australia

Re: Tacho and Charge issue.

Darren Wrote: I have a 1970 S2 coupe with, I believe, ballast ignition. On a run at the weekend the Revcounter stopped working, at the same time the battery ceased being charged (according to the dash voltmeter) and the red dash light has illuminated. I had this problem a year or two ago but the fau...
by angelw
Sun May 13, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Feeling a little low!
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Australia

Re: Feeling a little low!

Steve Wrote: I read somewhere that 215/70/r15 will fit without any modification is this correct? Hello Steve. Although 215/70/r15s will fit, on full left lock, the Right Front tire interferes with the Bonnet Gas Strut and can break its connection with the bonnet. I have two cars currently in work, b...
by angelw
Sun May 13, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: S1 4.2 Gearbox Advice
Replies: 25
Views: 2910
Australia

Re: S1 4.2 Gearbox Advice

Christopher Wrote: Not only the wrong style, but for the wrong gearbox! The all-synchro is quite different from the Moss Box Hello Christopher, Actually, the bearing is the same for both gearboxes. I have now sourced a bearing that is about 95% correct in terms of the radius (or lack thereof) of the...
by angelw
Sat May 12, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: S1 4.2 Gearbox Advice
Replies: 25
Views: 2910
Australia

Re: S1 4.2 Gearbox Advice

Tails733 Wrote: https://www.scparts.co.uk/sc_en/ball-be ... 17859.html Bloody expensive but might be what your after? Hello Tails733, Wrong bearing style. The correct bearing has minimal radius (virtually none) between the face and bore of the Internal Race of the the cir-clip end. The bearing suppl...
by angelw
Wed May 09, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil filter canister is within spitin diameter of a chrchill 17 rear crank rope seal
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Australia

Re: Oil filter canister is within spitin diameter of a chrchill 17 rear crank rope seal

Mitch Wrote: On the main crank the rear crank scroll diameter is 3.119 inches ...while the canister of the cartridge type oil filter is 3.114 and the REPORTED diameter of the churchill J17 is 3.11thus, Most of us have a suitable J17 tool for installing the rear crank rope seal in the form of the oil...
by angelw
Mon May 07, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil filter canister is within spitin diameter of a chrchill 17 rear crank rope seal
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Australia

Re: Oil filter canister is within spitin diameter of a chrchill 17 rear crank rope seal

Hugo Wrote: It's a bit tight on the crank but I reckon it'll bed in ok (haven't run it yet). Hello Hugo, Being tight is the destroyer of the rope seal; they burn and then leak profusely. They tend to bounce back from being sized with an oversized sizing tool more than bedding in from being too tight...
by angelw
Sat May 05, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Clutch reservoir empty
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Australia

Re: Clutch reservoir empty

Hello Ash, The standard Slave Cylinder is mounted externally on the Bell Housing. There would be evidence at the actual Slave Cylinder of it leaking. Given its position on the Bell Housing, if the Slave Cylinder was leaking, the the fluid would have to run along the piston rod to the release bearing...
by angelw
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Suitable gear box oil for my 2+2 overdrive unit
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Australia

Re: Suitable gear box oil for my 2+2 overdrive unit

Christopher Wrote: The easy way to tell the boxes apart is from the reverse position . On a Moss it is to the left and up, adjacent to 1st, whereas for the Jaguar box it is to the right and down, adjacent to 4th gear position Hello Christopher, That will be to the Left and Back for the all synchro b...
by angelw
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Reverse Gear
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Australia

Re: Reverse Gear

Andy Wrote: I am having difficulty engaging reverse gear in my Series 2. As you know you push the lever hard left and down. The gearlever doesn't want to go the extra distance to left. It is not the clutch as all other gears engage no problem. After many attempts pushing the gearlever left, it sudde...
by angelw
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: IRS hub strip down
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Australia

Re: IRS hub strip down

Kevin Wrote: Do I pull the splined drive off the Hub carrier first? It looks like thats been done previously as flange is bent in places and torn in one place. My other thought was pulling the hub carrier directly of the shaft? Hello Kevin, You first have to remove the splined half shaft from the hu...