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by malcolm
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forum Downtime
Replies: 50
Views: 676
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Re: Forum Downtime

Great effort David, well done. :thankyouyellow:
by malcolm
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Do not open windows....
Replies: 10
Views: 396
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Re: Do not open windows....

In 1975 I swapped my TR4 for a morris marina, because it was more suitable for business :banghead:
by malcolm
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dunlop Racing tyre.
Replies: 6
Views: 332
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Re: Dunlop Racing tyre.

Me? I know naaarthing as Manuel would say

But thanks anyway!
by malcolm
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Dunlop Racing tyre.
Replies: 6
Views: 332
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Re: Dunlop Racing tyre.

PeterCrespin wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:31 am
All race tyres for classics are crossply AFAIK.
Why are they crossply Peter?
by malcolm
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great Sat Nav advice!
Replies: 1
Views: 184
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Great Sat Nav advice!

Love this!! While we were driving over the mountains in Spain using google maps. Listen carefully to the instructions at the end of the clip

by malcolm
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: JD Classics bought
Replies: 1
Views: 171
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JD Classics bought

Guess you will already of seen this, but in case not: "We are delighted to announce that JD Classics has been acquired by Woodham Mortimer Ltd. We are excited by the opportunity to bring a fresh new brand to the classic car market while benefiting from the established and highly-skilled JD Classics ...
by malcolm
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Reliant is back
Replies: 1
Views: 140
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Re: Reliant is back

I'd personally prefer to wait a year and get a car!
by malcolm
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Be kind please look to story behind article
Replies: 17
Views: 482
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Re: Be kind please look to story behind article

Thank you Andrew, and so sorry to hear about the illness. The car looks great.
by malcolm
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help wanted - Problem with registering in Italy - Mangoletsi Jenvey modifications
Replies: 12
Views: 360
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Re: Help wanted - Problem with registering in Italy - Mangoletsi Jenvey modifications

I'd go with sticking a couple of stroms on+filter, register it, then when you re-install the injection tell the insurance company about the mods. The insurers aren't going to inform the authorities and have you de-registered, but you don't want to invalidate the insurance. Can you remove the headres...
by malcolm
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: SNG Barratt
Replies: 30
Views: 1489
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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: 215
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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: 1118
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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: 1114
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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: 1114
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: 337
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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: 834
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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: 834
Great Britain

Re: Door mirrors

Thanks yves, understand now!
by malcolm
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Door mirrors
Replies: 26
Views: 834
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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: 360
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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: 319
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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)