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by Nickleback
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Personalised number plates
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Great Britain

Re: Personalised number plates

We all know they're illegal if the spacing has been altered at all, wrong coloured studs used, etc. But everyone who buys therm does just that, otherwise why buy them? Have to disagree Malcolm, not everyone buys them to make them illegal ? :wow: We have three personal plates in our household, all s...
by Nickleback
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Original Late E Series II refresh as it unfolds (Aug 1970 Build)
Replies: 181
Views: 13677
Great Britain

Re: Original Late E Series II refresh as it unfolds (Aug 1970 Build)

:yeahthat:
Mine is a May 70 XKE S2 build and had the bonnet leapers & the chrome nose ring.
by Nickleback
Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: It must be Christmas
Replies: 31
Views: 1010
Great Britain

Re: It must be Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone :santa: and may your eTypes go very well in the New Year :drinkingcheers:
by Nickleback
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Rotor arm identification
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Great Britain

Re: Rotor arm identification

:yeahthat:
Martin is really helpfull & I would get the red rotor and a new cap as well, did mine with a full distibutor rebuild from him and it's been excellent :bouncyyellow:
by Nickleback
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from Paris - new owner of 7266WK
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Great Britain

Re: Hello from Paris - new owner of 7266WK

Hi Chris & :welcomewave: Be interested in seeing how you get on @ Spa, good to see early 3.8 cars out on the track. Yours looks to been heavily modified, it would be good to find out what has been done / updated. Details on XKE Data are here: http://www.xkedata.com/cars/detail/?car=888491 Best of lu...
by Nickleback
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Differential Rebuilds
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Great Britain

Re: Differential Rebuilds

Thanks Dave,
They were swooped around before refitting. Yes handbrake mod & remote bleed were on my specification to make life easy :thankyouyellow:
by Nickleback
Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Differential Rebuilds
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Great Britain

Re: Differential Rebuilds

Hi George, Had my 3.54 LSD diff completely rebuilt and changed to 3.07 crown wheel & pinion with LSD full UK spec by Hardy Engineering in Leatherhead, Surrey who are ' old skool ', they did a great job & I am one very happy customer. :mrgreen: Ask for Bill or Neil PS: No connection apart from being ...
by Nickleback
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine re-build
Replies: 18
Views: 1144
Great Britain

Re: Engine re-build

CMES in Bracknell did my rebuild and I am very pleased with the result, even had a guided tour of the workshop before committing to the project :bouncyyellow:
by Nickleback
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine rebuild advice
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Great Britain

Re: Engine rebuild advice

Ditto, CMES in Bracknell did my rebuild and I am very pleased with the result, even had a guided tour of the workshop before committing to the project :bouncyyellow:
by Nickleback
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Jag E Type Series 2. 1970
Replies: 19
Views: 1581
Great Britain

Re: Jag E Type Series 2. 1970

:welcomewave: Bill,
If you are refering to Beverly Hill Car Club, then mine came from there four years ago and I was very pleased with it.
Good luck with the purchase
by Nickleback
Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Wet plug fouling
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Great Britain

Re: Wet plug fouling

Have you tried moving the plug to another cylinder to see if the problem moves with it, also you could do the same with the HT lead & cap to check first ?
by Nickleback
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Website Builders
Replies: 10
Views: 1024
Great Britain

Re: Website Builders

That's a real shame, as the history files on all the cars you & the team have worked on make great reading and reference info for further work as needed :sad:
by Nickleback
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Website Builders
Replies: 10
Views: 1024
Great Britain

Re: Website Builders

I built and maintain mine using iPage. Wouldn't say they are any better or any worse than any of the others. I find it simple enough to get on with but not as many features as I would like. It looks like they may have file / capaciity limitations, therefore customer history files could be limited e...
by Nickleback
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Government scrappage scheme
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Great Britain

Re: Government scrappage scheme

Good call Andy and thanks for letting us know, but it needs a lot more support from everyone with a historic vehicle interest to get to government debate level by June 18 :fingerscrossed: :helpsign:
by Nickleback
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Original Late E Series II refresh as it unfolds (Aug 1970 Build)
Replies: 181
Views: 13677
Great Britain

Re: Original Late E Series II refresh as it unfolds (Aug 1970 Build)

Since the car is getting restored back to a European spec vs California, I'm looking for a set of European ribbed Valve / Cam covers without the notched step to go with the triple SU's. Can't seem to locate them here. Any ideas? thx They do come up from time to time on eBay UK, thats where I got mi...
by Nickleback
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cylinder Head Specialist required Hampshire area.
Replies: 12
Views: 1045
Great Britain

Re: Cylinder Head Specialist required Hampshire area.

Gfhug wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:08 am
Chat to CMES in Bracknell
Geoff
2nd that, did my engine very well & they are faily local to you :thumbsup:
by Nickleback
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Memory Lane Magazines
Replies: 10
Views: 1113
Great Britain

Re: Memory Lane Magazines

Great information,
I knew Billy Cotton had one of the original RHD FHC's & now I know for sure (No 31), still cannot find any pictures of him with it tho ! :sad:
by Nickleback
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Brilliant trick to improve one's Forum Experience !
Replies: 14
Views: 2210
Great Britain

Re: Brilliant trick to improve one's Forum Experience !

Series1 Stu wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:55 pm
I finally succumbed. Got fed up with the stubborn refusal to accept that they could possibly be wrong and their determination to make simple things all complicated
Me too ! - Tranquility & quality now returned :thumbsup:
Thanks Rory
by Nickleback
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: 50 Year Celebration of the Series 2 !
Replies: 38
Views: 3001
Great Britain

Re: 50 Year Celebration of the Series 2 !

Count me in, Brooklands would be good :mrgreen:
by Nickleback
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Advice on removing S2 bumpers please
Replies: 12
Views: 1320
Great Britain

Re: Advice on removing S2 bumpers please

In the new year, I'm going to have a new reversing light upgrade which has LED stop lights also incorporated into the reversing lights. It'll have even brighter reversing lights (if that's not a contradiction in terms) and also even more super bright red LEDs mounted into the same space on top of t...