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by Robsan
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: New Member ..LHD to RHD conversion.
Replies: 11
Views: 727
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Re: New Member ..LHD to RHD conversion.

I think this is helpful, for setting the parts involved in reservac vacuum system

https://www.sngbarratt.com/English/#/uk ... 5B16520%5D
by Robsan
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Identity of small bracket?
Replies: 6
Views: 318
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Re: Identity of small bracket?

:yeahthat:

I dont remember that being there on my late series 1. nor can I think of a reason for it. From the picture you posted it does have an original look ??

Please let us know what it is, if you discover ??
by Robsan
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fuel leaking from right side front wing
Replies: 9
Views: 421
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Re: Fuel leaking from right side front wing

for a few pennies those two gaskets next to the banjos can be be replaced When the ignition is off there should be no pressure in the system so minimal fuel spill to change over if you take that approach you can be confident the leak is fixed for a long time, and little need to watch over ? fuel lea...
by Robsan
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Dipstick reading
Replies: 9
Views: 571
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Re: Dipstick reading

:yeahthat:

sorry all. Happy new Etypeuk back again :-)
by Robsan
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Dipstick reading
Replies: 9
Views: 571
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Re: Dipstick reading

Dipstick is made of mild steel I think. Handle is made of brass but that is academic to anneal mild steel you heat it up to low cherry red then allow to cool naturally. this only alters the malliabilty but does not alter its physical properties, ie length, width, physical size So I cannot see how an...
by Robsan
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series1 4.2L Horn Testing & Repair
Replies: 16
Views: 1057
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Re: Series1 4.2L Horn Testing & Repair

did someone say 1.5 Ohms

V = I x R

or I = V/ R

if V = 12V

R = 1.5 Ohm

THen I = 12/ 1.5= ??

The I [Amperage] is governed by the Resistance R in DC systems

hope this helps

rob
by Robsan
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: 80 mph in an A30
Replies: 22
Views: 4108
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Re: 80 mph in an A30

red devil

glad someone is paying attention................. :-)
by Robsan
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: 80 mph in an A30
Replies: 22
Views: 4108
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Re: 80 mph in an A30

I remember these back in the 60's.......... an often alternative to a mini for going a bit faster. They were that bit too small for me but the guys I knew that persevered sang their praise

by Robsan
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Wiper splines, Spindle dismantling, Bizarre Shapes ?
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Great Britain

Re: Wiper splines, Spindle dismantling, Bizarre Shapes ?

I cant help with removing spines, but I have noted those angled off spline heads

I had thought they were from the DA Sander possibly used on preperation for a repaint ?

Perhaps not, perhaps they are an "engineered feature "
by Robsan
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Help with Door Panel Identification
Replies: 3
Views: 522
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Re: Help with Door Panel Identification

I would say your original is more like what is needed Either way, the door card opening is governed buy the chrome door trim that sits below see item 10 https://www.sngbarratt.com/uk/#!/English/FindParts/Families/E-Type%20~2F%20XKE/3/83/585/18247/1/10/1/viewassembly/21561/:DOOR%20TRIM%20&%20ARMRESTS
by Robsan
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas lights
Replies: 25
Views: 3284
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Re: Christmas lights

Am I missing out here ? faling snow but not [popping] hristas lights :-(

tbh I think its the lacking E Type UK logo which is more hurt :questionmarks:
by Robsan
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas lights
Replies: 25
Views: 3284
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Re: Christmas lights

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle All the Wayi

:dance: :dance: :santa:
by Robsan
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas lights
Replies: 25
Views: 3284
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Re: Christmas lights

You will have to see what Father Christmas brings ? :wink:

So wait patiently just like all the other Boys and Girls

Also....... you can write your question on paper, go to fire place, set alight, and let it go up chimney ?

Its worked before, I believe :roll:
by Robsan
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Jaguar halts E Type Zero
Replies: 13
Views: 2262
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Re: Jaguar halts E Type Zero

The other problem seems to be that a great deal of energy is needed to produce H2 on a mass scale :yeahthat:
by Robsan
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Subject: Old glue removal
Replies: 12
Views: 2364
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Re: Subject: Old glue removal

Thanks - will try the petrol method as I assume the thinners will remove the paint also........ Thinners will not remove the original paint, or it didnt on my car. In my experiance and after removal of trim and carpets I soaked and soaked the surfaces with thinners then scraped and washed until orig...
by Robsan
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Is Opalescent dark grey a S1 color?
Replies: 11
Views: 1154
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Re: Is Opalescent dark grey a S1 color?

1954Etype wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:14 am
I’ll hand my card in at the door.

I haven't heard that expression for a loooooong time. Its such a lovely way of saying I got something slightly wrong. well done that man. No card required :salute:
by Robsan
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Rear License plate area weld finish - original?
Replies: 8
Views: 1214
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Re: Rear License plate area weld finish - original?

Agree about the brazing in specific locations. My theory is that the brazing are fixed and special alignment points and would be carried out by the Master Fabricators. Once those important points are fixed then the lesser skilled [ and lesser paid ] guys n girls would finish the job. Those are the p...
by Robsan
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Mystery clip? Any ideas?
Replies: 12
Views: 2665
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Re: Mystery clip? Any ideas?

I dont think etype either [unless series 3] It looks like a sliding and locating clip from Saab door handle....................... you locate the door handle from outside the car..................... kind of looping it in, then the clip slide in from behind and latches the handle in place Not saying...
by Robsan
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Inner Tube Valve
Replies: 1
Views: 1566
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Inner Tube Valve

What valve configuation for an e type with wire wheels ? is it TR4 or something more sticking out at the side ?

https://www.bigtyres.co.uk/buy-inner-tu ... gLiuvD_BwE
by Robsan
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A quick rebuild of your engine
Replies: 3
Views: 3622
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Re: A quick rebuild of your engine

I know its an old post [ I have just seen it]
But very good You tube video of the rebuild.

So if anybody relaxin and wondering about engine rebuild this one only took a few minutes, so cant be too much longer for a six cylinder :wink: