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by Gfhug
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: What engine and box?
Replies: 5
Views: 139
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Re: What engine and box?

Peter, welcome to the forum, you'll find lots of help here. If you look in the knowledge section you'll see the difference between the normal FHC and the 2+2. In simple terms 9 inches longer and a couple of inches higher roof. Others who have done the work will chime in, but one of the popular manua...
by Gfhug
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Clip on door frame mirrors
Replies: 7
Views: 162
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Re: Clip on door frame mirrors

Darren, would these work? http://www.fossewayperformance.co.uk/e-type-door-mirror/ Yes, not round, but I'm sure I've seen these at the NEC with round mirrors. Sorry, can't remember who was selling them, not Fosseway, though maybe they'd be willing to source the round version? They might even be the ...
by Gfhug
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member from Texas
Replies: 1
Views: 48
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Re: New member from Texas

Mike, welcome to the forum. It's a great place for help and advice, all done in a very friendly way and with humour included. Post photos of your car and keep us aware of how you get on. Remember to ask questions, even if they sound silly, we've all been there and learned from each other. Good luck ...
by Gfhug
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: MOT Time!!
Replies: 2
Views: 100
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Re: MOT Time!!

Speaking with DVLA about my tax renewal I was told you don't declare it until you've decided not to have an MOT. So when the MOT is due later this year, if I decide not to MOT then next June when the tax is due it will automatically register that the car does not have an MOT. Sorry, not the clearest...
by Gfhug
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Fosseway brake upgrade
Replies: 9
Views: 449
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Re: Fosseway brake upgrade

Christopher, can you imagine the skill of those in the RAF (and elsewhere) who were required to learn how to do as neat a job in a part of an aircraft they can't actually see when they are doing the wire locking, all done by feel.

Geoff
by Gfhug
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil leak
Replies: 18
Views: 484
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Re: Oil leak

As my S2 shows 60 psi at 2000-2500 rpm then according to jjc it is way too high

Geoff
by Gfhug
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Headlamp bezel screw thread size?
Replies: 8
Views: 217
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Re: Headlamp bezel screw thread size?

UNC 8-32 perhaps? Sorry can't tell you for certain, but if 10 is too fat the 8 UNC is 32 tpi.

Geoff
by Gfhug
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Another New Member Saying Hi
Replies: 2
Views: 169
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Re: Another New Member Saying Hi

David, welcome to the forum. As you'll see a very friendly and helpful group of people. Good luck in searching for a car and keep us aware of what you find

Geoff
by Gfhug
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: How many made
Replies: 7
Views: 202
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Re: How many made

In the knowledge section you'll see information for converting from LHD to RHD, I'm sure you'll be able to interpret it for the RHD-LHD process. Can't think of many people who will have done that.

Geoff
by Gfhug
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: hood seal on OTS
Replies: 2
Views: 144
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Re: hood seal on OTS

Neal, does this help you at all: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=10352

COH Baines are well respected for seals, though whether SNGB get theirs from Baines I don't know

Geoff
by Gfhug
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: How many made
Replies: 7
Views: 202
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Re: How many made

According to Clausager:
1790 Total; 209 in 1971

But can't see any numbers for manual vs auto gearbox

Geoff
by Gfhug
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Series 2 Import
Replies: 7
Views: 272
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Re: Series 2 Import

Stuart, I don't think the legend strip is different on an S2 LHD vs RHD. Wasn't that just on the S1s?

Geoff
by Gfhug
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Vibration
Replies: 7
Views: 283
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Re: Vibration

Ash, you said no-one had been able to balance the one wheel, but were they using a modern wheel balancing machine without cones to attach wire wheels. http://www.fossewayperformance.co.uk/wire-wheel-balancing-kit/ It's a recurrent problem as wires don't get properly fitted to these machine and can g...
by Gfhug
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Series 2 Import
Replies: 7
Views: 272
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Re: Series 2 Import

I'll echo what Steve has said, adding you should look for an experienced E Type owner and/or restorer to have a look at the car for you. Not just someone who claims to know old cars, but truly knowledgable about Es. Have you looked at any others to compare what you would be getting for your money? G...
by Gfhug
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Time for a divorce?
Replies: 8
Views: 377
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Re: Time for a divorce?

Only worth £80,000? Is he guilty of not telling her the real value of an S1 OTS :wink:

Geoff
by Gfhug
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Vibration
Replies: 7
Views: 283
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Re: Vibration

Ash, did you swap for the spare and if so how did you get on?
Sorry we didn't get to properly meet on Saturday, but at least we did manage to briefly say hello. Hope you had a good drive home, maybe you're still en route.

Cheers

Geoff
by Gfhug
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type JD Classics
Replies: 52
Views: 3229
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Re: Bruce McLaren #15 E-type JD Classics

:yeahthat: David and Christopher, I very much agree with you.
JD might be regarded as a premier restorer and dealer by some but this shows them in a totally different light

Geoff
by Gfhug
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: What causes plugs like THIS??
Replies: 26
Views: 1089
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Re: What causes plugs like THIS??

Philip, where do you class cylinder 1 as being? Front or back of engine?
No 6 is at the front. Just might help us understand where you think this un-fuelled air is reaching.

Geoff
by Gfhug
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Brake Warning Light
Replies: 5
Views: 256
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Re: Brake Warning Light

WD40? I'd suggest use Plusgas or ACF50

Geoff
by Gfhug
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Brake Warning Light
Replies: 5
Views: 256
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Re: Brake Warning Light

Hi Alan, the microswitch is at the bottom of the handbrake handle. I seem to recall that it is easy to adjust but you do need to remove the tunnel cover. Sorry

Geoff