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by Bob.
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Mystery seats?
Replies: 13
Views: 662
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Re: Mystery seats?

Well done Steve, you were right and I was wrong.
by Bob.
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Mystery seats?
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Great Britain

Re: Mystery seats?

Sorry Steve but definitely not S3 seats. They do have a full width fore and aft adjustment bar but the back adjuster is totally different and the operating lever quite short and was always chromed. The 2+2 has an extra chromed lever facing rearwards for back seat occupants to operate. All had provis...
by Bob.
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Steering tie rod inner ball joint lock washers
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Great Britain

Re: Steering tie rod inner ball joint lock washers

Hi Colin, Triumph fitted a version of the same Adwest POWR-A-RAK unit used on the S3 to the Stag. Rimmers list both tab washers here https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID005304. Scroll down to find as they are not shown in the assembly picture. With luck could be the same size. Bob PS Just had a look ...
by Bob.
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New Owner
Replies: 8
Views: 741
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Re: New Owner

Welcome Kevin from another Old English White S3 2+2 owner.
Bob
by Bob.
Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Wiper rack fitting
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Great Britain

Re: Wiper rack fitting

Hi Rich Re the bezel to bodywork rubber seals. The S2 2+2 and the S3 wiper racks are the same and I can't find them in the S3 Parts Manual either but the ROM specifically calls for new rubber seals under the external finisher when refitting the rack. Richard T Russ in his book "Jaguar V-12 E-Type A ...
by Bob.
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 22
Views: 1058
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Re: Merry Christmas

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Happy Christmas everyone.
by Bob.
Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member in Gloucestershire
Replies: 12
Views: 2453
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Re: New member in Gloucestershire

Hi Guy - you have PM
by Bob.
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Series 3 air vent controls
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Great Britain

Re: Series 3 air vent controls

Hi Bob, Welcome to the forum. You don't say what year your car is but there were two different systems, early type - both controls cable operated, later type one cable and one shaft operated. In neither case does the knob appear to be removable in isolation but ROManual section 80 10 31 and 80 10 36...
by Bob.
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 3
Views: 855
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Re: Hi all

Hi Glen, welcome from another S3 owner, not many 1974's around.
by Bob.
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Door internal water shield
Replies: 9
Views: 1173
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Re: Door internal water shield

From the S3 ROM

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by Bob.
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member in Gloucestershire
Replies: 12
Views: 2453
Great Britain

Re: New member in Gloucestershire

Hi, welcome from another Gloucestershire owner. I haven't used either of them but "locally" John Skinner near Cheltenham makes DIY interior kits. https://www.john-skinner.co.uk/ and Cotswold Classic Car Restorations near Cirencester might be worth talking to http://www.cotswoldclassiccarrestorations...
by Bob.
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Head removal tool
Replies: 4
Views: 778
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Re: Head removal tool

Have a look at the last few posts here on jag-lovers where Philip posted dimensions https://forums.jag-lovers.com/t/v12-eng ... /134514/17
by Bob.
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: hand brake adjustment...
Replies: 17
Views: 3630
Great Britain

Re: hand brake adjustment...

Hi Marcel, The Ferodo pads I fitted to my S3 came with a chamfer on each pad to allow full contact with the discs from new. They will eventually wear parallel with use. Some other manufacturers supply without chamfers so you would have to file them to fit - not very satisfactory. https://i.postimg.c...
by Bob.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Steering rack series 3
Replies: 15
Views: 2607
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Re: Steering rack series 3

Hi Bill, Sorry, I didn't mean that you could use a Mondeo pinion, only a good used pinion from a discarded LHD S3 rack which might be available where an owner had changed to RHD using the complete Ford based rack conversion. Hope I haven't muddied the water. This is a picture from above of a car wit...
by Bob.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Steering rack series 3
Replies: 15
Views: 2607
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Re: Steering rack series 3

H Bob, Since what I understand is the LHD Mondeo based rack conversion became available, I know a number of LHD to RHD conversions have been done using it so there must be old LHD racks around from which you could use the pinion. Someone correct me if I am wrong, but I think the pinion is unique to ...
by Bob.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oh no! Engine frame damage, could it be repaired?
Replies: 14
Views: 2067
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Re: Oh no! Engine frame damage, could it be repaired?

Hi Nick, Sorry to see your expensive problem. It looks to me like the result of a historical square on frontal impact. The bottom of the frames are more heavily triangulated rearwards from this cross bracing point than forward of it, so I would be looking for further evidence such as paint cracking ...
by Bob.
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: welcome
Replies: 8
Views: 2957
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Re: welcome

From the relatively short section of lowered headlining I got the impression that this one only tilted.
Bob.
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by Bob.
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: welcome
Replies: 8
Views: 2957
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Re: welcome

This one fitted to an early S3 came up for sale at Brightwells recently.
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by Bob.
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Brake Warning Light
Replies: 7
Views: 1032
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Re: Brake Warning Light

Hi Barry, If your V12 is not an early car it will have a Pressure Differential Warning Actuator (PDWA) intended to warn of loss of pressure in either front or rear brake system. Bleeding may have shuttled this into action. There is a special bleeding procedure in the ROM for cars with this feature. ...
by Bob.
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: S3 V12 Stromberg/Dizzy vacuum pipes
Replies: 21
Views: 3188
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Re: S3 V12 Stromberg/Dizzy vacuum pipes

Sorry, quite right the A bank is on the right viewed from the driver's seat - I will edit my earlier post. My understanding is that the design operating fuel pressure is 1.5psi (not 1.5bar as you mentioned) and that sustaining that pressure at all operating conditions is the function of the valve wh...