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by malcolm
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: SNG Barratt
Replies: 29
Views: 1022
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Re: SNG Barratt

Hi Julian and welcome. I'm just back from the Spanish Paradore trip which SNG made the rally plates for. One of our cars had a failed clutch fluid bottle; we made a temporary fix, and you got a new one sent to the next parador on our route for him to collect and fix. Well done.
by malcolm
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Looking for Dad's S2 E-type - LDY 100J
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Great Britain

Re: Looking for Dad's S2 E-type - LDY 100J

Hi, here is a link to a site which helps to trace cars, and see if they are still alive. Unfortunately, the site seems to be down for the moment for updating, but when it's back it will hopefully help:

http://www.xkdata.com/
by malcolm
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Changing a clutch a 9 to 5 job !
Replies: 27
Views: 953
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Re: Changing a clutch a 9 to 5 job !

JJC wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:36 pm
Will you please stop misleading people about this.
Sarcastically repeating someone's comment doesn't do you credit.
by malcolm
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: London Auction
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Great Britain

Re: London Auction

Thanks both of you. Interesting.
by malcolm
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: London Auction
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Great Britain

Re: London Auction

Sorry, I've missed all this about JD!!
What is the issue?
by malcolm
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Heater comparison S3 Vs S1/2
Replies: 8
Views: 279
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Re: Heater comparison S3 Vs S1/2

DDon't disagree, but stronger fan would help demisting, and circulating cooler air.
by malcolm
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Door mirrors
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Great Britain

Re: Door mirrors

Of course Lewis Hamilton doesn't look over his shoulder going round a race track at speeds up to 200mph, but I bet he does on the roads. Saved my skin a number of times on bike and in car.
by malcolm
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Door mirrors
Replies: 26
Views: 680
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Re: Door mirrors

Thanks yves, understand now!
by malcolm
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Door mirrors
Replies: 26
Views: 680
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Re: Door mirrors

Geoff, the mirrors you show have phillips heads - don't they screw into the window frame?
by malcolm
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Over £18k for a bonnet?
Replies: 4
Views: 319
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Re: Over £18k for a bonnet?

Friend of ours had an accident in his series 1 and had to buy a new bonnet. Got it for circa £7k - new, not 2nd hand
by malcolm
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Great Britain

Re: Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer

Hi and welcome to the forum. For carburation, you should read the basic handbook that comes with the car. Really good step by step guide. Do you have the handbook? (Small paper one)
by malcolm
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: 50 Year Celebration of the Series 2 !
Replies: 36
Views: 2235
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Re: 50 Year Celebration of the Series 2 !

I'm also at Beaulieu on 7th Oct, same do as Geoff!
If another day suits the majority, I'd still prefer Brooklands myself.
by malcolm
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New Member Saying Hi
Replies: 7
Views: 229
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Re: New Member Saying Hi

Hi John, and welcome to the forum.
by malcolm
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: VIN number
Replies: 40
Views: 844
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Re: VIN number

Could it be the car had an accident, and a frame was replaced with one from a written off/scrapped car?
by malcolm
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Electric E-type from Jaguar
Replies: 28
Views: 767
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Re: Electric E-type from Jaguar

The figures were published in the papers, released by Jaguar. 170-200 mile range, 5 to 7 hour charge time.
By the way, I don't dislike the car, or the concept, just pointing out that at the moment it has it's limitations. And I wouldn't spend £350,000 on it.
by malcolm
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine rebuild advice
Replies: 10
Views: 425
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Re: Engine rebuild advice

Paul, do Winspeed do the engineering themselves? If not, who do they send it to?
by malcolm
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Electric E-type from Jaguar
Replies: 28
Views: 767
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Re: Electric E-type from Jaguar

Park for hours ? Not at all. And for total convenience, plug her in, any where, while you sleep. Great stuff ! The most beautiful car ever built has been brought into the 21st century . Brave Jaguar / TaTa !! Only providing you don't plan on driving more than 170 miles in one go, after which you ne...
by malcolm
Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Electric E-type from Jaguar
Replies: 28
Views: 767
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Re: Electric E-type from Jaguar

Don't have to stop at a gas station; just have to park up for hours while you re-charge.
by malcolm
Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Engine reconditioning
Replies: 11
Views: 566
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Re: Engine reconditioning

I must say Jagbeer, that if your local "specialist" can do it for £2-3k, then he must do it for charity. £2k would pay for labour to just take it out and put it back again I would have thought, without any work or parts while it's out! I realise your engine is out, but even so it seems too cheap.
by malcolm
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Another new Etype
Replies: 18
Views: 717
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Re: Another new Etype

Is it possible to inform the DVLA when we have concerns?