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by mystery type
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Valve stem seals
Replies: 8
Views: 563
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Re: Valve stem seals

Thanks for all your reply’s. My guides do seem to have the grooves on them.
Thanks for the part number BoB. I removed my filter of “series 1” and this time the item was displayed. :bouncyyellow:
by mystery type
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Valve stem seals
Replies: 8
Views: 563
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Re: Valve stem seals

Thanks Steve, yes my engine does need them, the pics are of those I removed.
Just can’t find any online :salute:
by mystery type
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Valve stem seals
Replies: 8
Views: 563
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Valve stem seals

Hi I’m looking for 6 valve stem oil seals for my 1967 4.2. Been looking on Barrett’s and I can’t see any listed. :scratchheadyellow: Found others on google but doesn’t state for my car. As I Don’t want to purchase wrong items can anybody point me in the right direction. Many thanks. https://i.postim...
by mystery type
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Exhaust Manifold and down pipe connection
Replies: 10
Views: 671
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Re: Exhaust Manifold and down pipe connection

Hi Mystery...whats your name
Well if I tell you my name, I won’t be a mystery type!
Thanks Steve, I’ll try the contacts you suggest.
by mystery type
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Exhaust Manifold and down pipe connection
Replies: 10
Views: 671
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Re: Exhaust Manifold and down pipe connection

re your damaged manifolds...fairly easy to get second hand replacements....Steve
steve, I'm looking for a pair to replace my damaged ones, but cant seem to find any except new, which appear to be silly money. :scratchheadyellow:
by mystery type
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: HELP PLEASE
Replies: 16
Views: 1406
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Re: HELP PLEASE

Lots of nice stuff there.. the wallet and contents Seem to refer to a specific car, engine numbers etc. (not a series 3)
Shouldn’t be hard to find a buyer.
by mystery type
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Moving on. Bike resto
Replies: 29
Views: 4816
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Re: Moving on. Bike resto

As said, bikes are easy to store! And a good connection to jaguars, especially sidecars :lol:


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by mystery type
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Bangers and cash
Replies: 3
Views: 2500
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Bangers and cash

Anyone been watching this series on the "yesterday" channel? its a good entertaining programme that most of us can properly relate to, so well worth a watch if you can find it. ( E types in episode 9) Bangers and cash.... "Behind the scenes of a North Yorkshire-based, family-run historic car auction...
by mystery type
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Subtle stripes fitted
Replies: 11
Views: 2133
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Re: Subtle stripes fitted

I like the bonnet and rear hatch...not sure about the roof though :wow: :lol:
by mystery type
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RIP Norman Dewis
Replies: 12
Views: 2375
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Re: RIP Norman Dewis

Yes very sad news. having met him a few times I can confirm he was a really nice guy. always had time to speak with you and very funny. Jaguar has lost an icon.
by mystery type
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: inside jaguar. xkss
Replies: 18
Views: 1879
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Re: inside jaguar. xkss

then made a brass windscreen surround..when they should be aluminium
Yes I agree, funny they state they will "get a better finish on the brass" when plating, yet they were happy to apply chrome plating to the aluminium bumpers. :scratchheadyellow:
by mystery type
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Show everyone your garage!
Replies: 4
Views: 884
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Re: Show everyone your garage!

Wow that's some garage, I wouldn't know which door to open first :shrug:
and still room on the end of the garage to add to your collection!
by mystery type
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to spot an original E type
Replies: 6
Views: 1119
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How to spot an original E type

Not sure where to post this, but well worth a watch, might be some tips for our "factory fit" thread.

by mystery type
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: inside jaguar. xkss
Replies: 18
Views: 1879
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inside jaguar. xkss

Not sure if its been on before, but must be worth a watch.. tonight channel 4. 8pm.. Mark Evans witnesses the reconstruction from scratch of a Jaguar XKSS, the first time this historic road-going conversion of a race car has been built since its original creation in the 1950s. Only 16 of the cars we...
by mystery type
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GB sticker! Discreet
Replies: 14
Views: 1765
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Re: GB sticker! Discreet

Some good ones there and some nice glimpses of some good looking garage spaces ... possibly another thread there!
Agreed, its funny what you see when viewing other peoples garage pictures.
I like scanning them for ideas and see their interests :bigrin:
by mystery type
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Interesting Old Motorsport Article
Replies: 11
Views: 1645
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Re: Interesting Old Motorsport Article

I have a copy of that. found it on ebay many years ago. :salute:
by mystery type
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winter layup advise
Replies: 6
Views: 878
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Re: Winter layup advise

As the fuel will evaporate during lay-ups, don't forget to let the carbs fill with petrol BEFORE cranking the engine. Another tip is to over-inflate the tyres to help prevent flat-spots if left for a long period.
by mystery type
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Built by Many
Replies: 70
Views: 11018
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Re: Built by Many

If all that comes of the project is a build thread here ..
So thats "Built by a Few" then :yellow:
by mystery type
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: “Someday is almost here“
Replies: 2
Views: 946
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Re: “Someday is almost here“

welcome Rick, don't forget lots of pics when "someday is here" we like pics! :drinkingcheers:
by mystery type
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Built by Many
Replies: 70
Views: 11018
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Re: Built by Many

Bob Dewis and Norman Bates :seeingstars: