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by SEJohnson95
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another new Etype
Replies: 18
Views: 687
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Re: Another new Etype

I remember reading about this car a while ago too, Andrew. All that was left was the engine which went in the MK2 and there used to be a picture of one of the spinners he kept from the car! (Presumably the logbook was retained too)

I would be very suspicious of this car.
by SEJohnson95
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Getting "overexposed" on Bleaklow
Replies: 3
Views: 256
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Re: Getting "overexposed" on Bleaklow

Absolutely, Chris. It made both of us stand and contemplate for quite a while up there.
by SEJohnson95
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Getting "overexposed" on Bleaklow
Replies: 3
Views: 256
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Getting "overexposed" on Bleaklow

Somewhere I have been meaning to visit for quite a while, and finally found the time to do so last Monday Just off the beaten track of the Pennine Way up near the Snake Pass on the aptly named Bleaklow Moor, some 10 m from the top of the moorlands near the Higher Shelf Stones, lies the corroding, cr...
by SEJohnson95
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Donald Campbell E-Type
Replies: 43
Views: 35415
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Re: Donald Campbell E-Type

I'm still unsure. Some things are best left alone - at least by recovering Campbell they were able to lay him to rest properly. Someone will have found him / K7 eventually and the world would know then. Not good news for anyone but trophy hunters. They ruin the peace and memories for everyone else. ...
by SEJohnson95
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: I got to wear a funny hat
Replies: 21
Views: 779
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Re: I got to wear a funny hat

Great point, Malcolm - I intend on doing that somehow! My family have always tried to reign me in with the workload, particularly during the so-called "breaks", usually Easter / Christmas when there's a lot to do. Their input is always valued and there's always a case to be made for time away from w...
by SEJohnson95
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: I got to wear a funny hat
Replies: 21
Views: 779
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Re: I got to wear a funny hat

Thanks all for your kind words, and hopefully this is the start of a good career :) It’s been a very rewarding and satisfying four years at Birmingham but I probably gave it too much - I was knackered when I finished. Properly burnt out. This past year in particular has required everything - 40 odd ...
by SEJohnson95
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: I got to wear a funny hat
Replies: 21
Views: 779
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I got to wear a funny hat

Something I thought I might share with you all July 6th was my graduation ceremony for the University of Birmingham. Lovely to see everyone looking fabulous (friends and family alike) and a relief to have finished my degree. 1st class MSci Chemistry with Industrial Experience. Off to the University ...
by SEJohnson95
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hi I am a recent member living in Cornwall
Replies: 14
Views: 807
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Re: Hi I am a recent member living in Cornwall

Many thanks, Peter. I will be finding out my results very soon so I will let you all know!

Working hard to try and get there and get my E-Type on top of hopefully doing alright for myself!
by SEJohnson95
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hi I am a recent member living in Cornwall
Replies: 14
Views: 807
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Re: Hi I am a recent member living in Cornwall

Welcome to the forum, Peter. Sounds like an ideal setup with your two cars. I look forward to hearing about your stories on and off the road.

Out of pure (scientific) curiosity, from one scientist to another, what "instruments" did you make?
by SEJohnson95
Fri May 11, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Found my original add wow
Replies: 6
Views: 649
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Re: Found my original add wow

Very good point, Darren. I intend on getting there. I need to be a successful organic chemist before that. Working on that will get me a good career and the potential to work on an ambition. Hopefully! I’m doing all I can for my future at the moment, not just for an E-Type
by SEJohnson95
Fri May 11, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Found my original add wow
Replies: 6
Views: 649
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Re: Found my original add wow

14K for a lovely E-Type..

I'm part of the wrong sodding generation! :lol:

I hope values come down to a "sensible" level so that I will actually be able to afford one someday.
by SEJohnson95
Wed May 09, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: deagostini etype jaguar
Replies: 4
Views: 520
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Re: deagostini etype jaguar

I know Mark, scary, isn't it? And thank you :bigrin: I would like to make it a full-sized E but I still fear that it's a long way off. Trying to sort my next career move out but not getting anywhere at the moment. There is no money nor confidence in chemistry in our country at the moment, and I have...
by SEJohnson95
Mon May 07, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: deagostini etype jaguar
Replies: 4
Views: 520
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Re: deagostini etype jaguar

Hi (whatever your name is?) I am also a big fan of 1:8 E-type models - I made the old Monogram 3.8 FHC a few years back and converted it to RHD plus gave it working lights. Here's the article I had in the Club magazine a while back: https://i.imgur.com/3ett0H2.jpg https://i.imgur.com/HtayuvZ.jpg And...
by SEJohnson95
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spam email complaint
Replies: 28
Views: 1519
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Re: Spam email complaint

Nothing my end either. And yes, a charming way of introducing yourself! :lol:
by SEJohnson95
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CLASSIC CAR CLUBS
Replies: 20
Views: 1193
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Re: CLASSIC CAR CLUBS

I enjoy contributing to the magazine and since I am not directly involved in restoring my own car I don't provide the marketing ploys :lol: . They're always on the look-out for stories about trips out, tours, whatever we all get up to. I bet if everyone has one interesting story to put into words th...
by SEJohnson95
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: CLASSIC CAR CLUBS
Replies: 20
Views: 1193
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Re: CLASSIC CAR CLUBS

Hi Brian I second the E-type Club as being a great club for drivers and enthusiasts - even for the young ones among us! I have always enjoyed E-type Club days out, organising my own run for them along with my friend has been great fun (5th year running this year,, updates soon!) and the people are g...
by SEJohnson95
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Open Day at e-Conic Cars (Moss Jaguar)
Replies: 98
Views: 7452
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Re: Open Day at e-Conic Cars (Moss Jaguar)

Sorry gents (and particularly to Angus), but I'm afraid I'm going to give this one a miss now :sad: I've got a sickening amount of uni work to do and it's a fair return trek, which would be quite a decent amount of studying time lost. The weather looks properly naff too. It'll not be a particularly ...
by SEJohnson95
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type JD Classics
Replies: 57
Views: 4980
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Re: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type

I am well aware of the sheer effort, determination and financial commitment to the restoration of an E-type, having seen two at that standard first-hand with one being worked on sporadically by myself. If and when I am fortunate enough to be able to have an E-Type I intend on driving the nuts off it...
by SEJohnson95
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type JD Classics
Replies: 57
Views: 4980
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Re: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type

I am only picking fault in this case since if the car is being sold for the rumoured amount (and given its history) then I’d want everything to be correct! Assuming it’s a concourse car - if I were to drive it then maybe certain things may be changed. Richard’s cars are not perfect - there are sensi...
by SEJohnson95
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type JD Classics
Replies: 57
Views: 4980
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Re: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type

Thanks, Ralph - I guess I've learned something on here :lol: Isn't the air plenum correct, without the strengthening ribs? Saying that, are those the weedy looking repro wing nuts on the air plenum too? Also, your reference to the upper door chrome trim; I presume you're referring to the interior an...