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by vee12eman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Series 3, go on persuade me!
Replies: 22
Views: 291
Kiribati

Re: Series 3, go on persuade me!

I like my Getrag...... Seriously though Andrew, I can't compare a Series 3 V12 to a Six cylinder E, 'cos I haven't driven one. My car is standard apart from the Getrag and uprated cooling (aluminium radiator, modern fans and extra relays - works really well even in 40 degree C temperatures). I find ...
by vee12eman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Going to Australia this summer
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Kiribati

Re: Going to Australia this summer

The constant rush of blood to the head is counteracted by regular doses of V12 Jaguar Power. All paid for at Aussie petrol prices. :bigrin:

Have to keep the sun-roof closed in the rain forest to counteract the Drop-Bear attacks, otherwise fantastic.

All the best,

Simon S-Y
by vee12eman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: s3 auto to manual conversion.
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Kiribati

Re: s3 auto to manual conversion.

Hi. As has been implied, the hardest part of this conversion is finding the suitable bell housing. I did a similar conversion some time back using a Getrag gearbox and a special bell housing. I had to fabricate a gear linkage to get the lever out in the correct location. The bell housing was (I thin...
by vee12eman
Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fuel line connectors
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Kiribati

Re: Fuel line connectors

Hi Michel. I had no fuel lines for my Series 3 and bought them complete from Vicarage Jaguar, no one else could supply them at the time unless I sent my old ones to reclaim the fittings. http://www.vicarage.co.uk/ The other place, which may have just the connections is Stevson http://www.stevsonmoto...
by vee12eman
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Kiribati

Re: exhaust

:yeahthat: Hi. I concur the SNGB supplied Bell system for my V12 was great. My caveat is that I bought it back in 2005 or thereabouts, it may be a different spec now. I have not done a huge amount of km since fitting in around 2011, but happy overall. One problem I encountered was that the O shaped ...
by vee12eman
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Simple effective pressure bleeding for brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 1707
Kiribati

Re: Simple effective pressure bleeding for brakes

Mmmmm. Turkey with brake fluid basting :shock:
by vee12eman
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Simple effective pressure bleeding for brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 1707
Kiribati

Re: Simple effective pressure bleeding for brakes

Hi Jon,

Yes. Very effective too.

Regards,

Simon
by vee12eman
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: V12 Rear seal
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Kiribati

V12 Rear seal

Hi, Just to be clear, this is the V12 engine, which uses the same rear seal as the six, but may (for all I know), use it in a different casting design. Mine seems to be leaking. I am pretty daunted by the task of replacing it so I asked some local specialists, each of whom had good reputation, for a...
by vee12eman
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Photobucket - Warning, do not use
Replies: 51
Views: 3699
Kiribati

Re: Photobucket - Warning, do not use

Hi,
Nope, afraid not. Mine are gone too. Tried to login to photobucket but got spams telling me I had won an iPhone 7. Currently in process of closing my photobucket account. Sorry if you are looking for any of my photos.

Simon
by vee12eman
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Julian Barratt
Replies: 19
Views: 1927
Kiribati

Re: Julian Barratt

For GT6 and other Triumphs, it's hard to beat T D Fitchett. Not sure how good the website is or even if they have changed much since I last used them but they were FANTASTIC when I had Triumph cars of several descriptions, including a a GT6, Spitfire, Toledo, Dolomite, 2500 Pi and others. They did n...
by vee12eman
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Non charging s3 alternator
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Kiribati

Re: Non charging s3 alternator

Hi. Glad to be of help. I have found actual wiring diagrams for both Butec alternator and regulator online, if you want I can look agin. Also, the triple diode is available again from the same eBay seller. I am pretty sure the triple diode is the "field "diode in your picture. Up to you where you as...
by vee12eman
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Dropping the IRS
Replies: 11
Views: 1177
Kiribati

Re: Dropping the IRS

Hi, I agree that two hours or so is realistic if all the bolts release and parts separate easily. The problems are normally associated with the radius arm forward mountings, which tend to have corroded together. I suggest you try to release these prior to commencing the journey to identity if you wi...
by vee12eman
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Non charging s3 alternator
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Kiribati

Re: Non charging s3 alternator

Hi, Firstly, what’s your name, much nicer to reply to a person – we generally suggest you make a signature block with your name in it – just your first name if you don’t want more detail showing. Anyway, from the photo, all connections look OK. Some questions; is the alternator the one that came wit...
by vee12eman
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Mystery vacuum port
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Kiribati

Re: Mystery vacuum port

Hi Mark, John, I am pretty certain all V12E-types are vacuum retard set ups, as are S1 XJ12 cars. As Mark said, you can check by the direction of the take off port on the retard uni. Towards the distributor for retard, away for advance. XJS and other later V12s use an advance unit. Whilst it is gene...
by vee12eman
Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Door cards or panels
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Kiribati

Re: Door cards or panels

Hi Steve. There's loads of stuff that you can use. I have used hardboard, including stuff I bought from IKEA as surplus! (The back of wardrobes and other furniture). That was on my Triumph restorations and like others have said, I painted them for extra waterproofing. There is always likely to be wa...
by vee12eman
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from down under
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Kiribati

Re: Hello from down under

Hi again John, With better internet access today, I found this link, which may help you: http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?t=8158 The directory has been published over many editions and there is a chance you will find the information in there - all you need is to find someone with a copy of the...
by vee12eman
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from down under
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Kiribati

Re: Hello from down under

Hi John, Welcome to the forum. Have you still got the XJC? Regarding the history from the UK, what do you know so far? Have you contacted the JDHT and got the original registration number? Unlike here in Victoria, the registration number is likely to have stayed with the car through it's life in UK,...
by vee12eman
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Dropping the IRS
Replies: 11
Views: 1177
Kiribati

Re: Dropping the IRS

I bow to others experience, but I definitely agree with Philip. I always attach the mounts to the car first, but I guess it is personal preference.

Regards,
by vee12eman
Wed May 31, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fan and Horn +
Replies: 15
Views: 1182
Kiribati

Re: Fan and Horn +

Hi again, Glad to have been of help. Regarding the replacement fans/radiator from SNG, I suspect the setup will be similar to the one I fitted some time ago, although mine came from various sources. If the wiring does not come with the system, then consider the points in this thread: http://forum.et...
by vee12eman
Tue May 30, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: My timing challange
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Kiribati

Re: My timing challange

Hi Steve, I wouldn’t be too embarrassed about being a cog out, it’s too easy to do on a gear driven distributor, at least it’s easier to check and reset than some units I have worked on in the past. I envy your ease of access with the lift! As to following my recommendations to set up of the distrib...