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by helge.kassel
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Mirror position
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Germany

Re: Mirror position

I had a similar problem, when i wanted to mount an aditional mirror on the right door. My solution was, to stick the mirror with doublesided tape(the same, You use to fix carpets to the floor), sitting in the drivers seat, until i found the best position for ME to view backwards. Maybe it´s not the ...
by helge.kassel
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: E-Type Upgrades
Topic: LED Instrument Lights Done Right
Replies: 72
Views: 3786
Germany

Re: LED Instrument Lights Done Right

Hello Ray,
definitely interested! :bouncyyellow:
Tank You for improving again E-Types :hammerdrill:
Helge Kassel SIII
by helge.kassel
Fri May 12, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Changing Rearlight from US-Spec to Euro-Spec
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Germany

Changing Rearlight from US-Spec to Euro-Spec

Hello All, after importing my S3 from the USA, i had to change the lighting system to european specifications. Looking at all places i found a solution, MarekH offered. Instead of changing the complete rearlights, he makes a pair of new lenses, where the turning lights are orange complying with the ...
by helge.kassel
Mon May 01, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Ignition mark on Crankshaft Pulley and some more ?!
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Germany

Re: Ignition mark on Crankshaft Pulley and some more ?!

Hallo Sebastian , if You are looking from the right side of the car beneath the wheel, what is disturbing the view to the timing marker ,is not the alternator, but the airpump of the air-injectionsystem. The Butec-alternator is mounted between engine and radiator under the aircon compresor. It is a ...
by helge.kassel
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Quick Release Steering Wheel
Replies: 11
Views: 1484
Germany

Re: Quick Release Steering Wheel

Hi Steve in the first letter You said, You want to make the conversion Yourself. In my SeriesII FHC i've made this conversion two weeks ago. I ordered from funkypower.co.uk an NRG adapter, the thin one. It took small amount of fiddling to adapt it to the different style horn push, but it works fine....
by helge.kassel
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Barn Find Series 3 - Driven Externally Unrestored
Replies: 6
Views: 1028
Germany

Re: Unrestored Barn Find Series 3 - Driven as is

Hi from Seville, Congratulations, :bouncyyellow: first to have had the great luck to find such an unique piece and second for the idea, to let her show the wear of 43 years of life and driving and not to convert her in a concourse Barbie. :salute: I found my beauty 2013 in the USA and worked only in...
by helge.kassel
Wed Nov 16, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Temperamental Fans
Replies: 10
Views: 1392
Germany

Re:Missing Link

Hi David, just looked at the Dropbox-link and get an ERRROR-message.
by helge.kassel
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: E-Type Upgrades
Topic: MX5 Seat Conversion (thread 2)
Replies: 67
Views: 44385
Germany

Re: MX5 Seat Conversion (thread 2)

Good news from Seville :bouncyyellow: , this weekend i managed to mount MX5-seats in my Series III E-Type. In Juny of this year i found a pair of seats from a MX5, which i wanted to mount in my car. Following this thread finally i contacted with Simon Illingsworth of Fosseway Performance. Simon sent...
by helge.kassel
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Is this Jag the real deal?
Replies: 8
Views: 1082
Germany

Re: Is this Jag the real deal?

hello from Seville if i understood it right, the first two years ( 1971 and 1972) the Series III with V12 engine received this Quattro-exhaust tip. 1973 and 1974, the two last years had a dúplex exhaust tip. The engine looks clean and o.k. But as David told You, read first the book of Peter Crespin,...
by helge.kassel
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Cooling system
Replies: 30
Views: 4774
Germany

Re: Cooling system

Hello from Seville, due to light problems with the temperature in this hot clima and having read the article, i looked in my SIII, whay happened to the thermostats. To my surprise there was nothing in the places. Fortunately i had ordered some weeks ago a pair of high-flow thermostats from Rockauto ...
by helge.kassel
Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: E-Type Upgrades
Topic: MX5 Seat Conversion (thread 2)
Replies: 67
Views: 44385
Germany

MX5 seat in SIII FHC

Hi John,
thank You for the answer.
i will make some photos and post them.
Best regards
Helge
by helge.kassel
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: E-Type Upgrades
Topic: MX5 Seat Conversion (thread 2)
Replies: 67
Views: 44385
Germany

MX5 seats in an series III FHC

Hello from Seville, Since last september i have the great pleasure, to own and restore a lifetime`s dream, a series III FHC. Series III because i am 185cm tall, with a large body, so it was imposible for me, to find a comfortable position on the seats of 3.8 or 4.2 shortbody E-Types. Anyway i am sti...