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by frogeater
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone used Nankang Retro RC-001 tyres?
Replies: 16
Views: 1005
France

Re: Anyone used Nankang Retro RC-001 tyres?

Hello.
I know a personn who have nankang on his mk2 jaguar and satisfied with them...
À tyre french specialist said me recently that for my modern car, Michelin doesnt worth the money spent like before....
by frogeater
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Belt position.
Replies: 6
Views: 537
France

Re: Belt position.

Hi Tom.
I bought a 800x13 belt wich seems ok.
Thank you for your help.
by frogeater
Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Belt position.
Replies: 6
Views: 537
France

Re: Belt position.

Hi Tom.
After 1 hour of effort, I think you are right: this is not the right belt.
I will follow you and will go to buy, next friday 2 bolts a little longer!
Kind regards.
by frogeater
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Belt position.
Replies: 6
Views: 537
France

Re: Belt position.

Hello .
After 1 and half an hour on the water cranck and pulley belt, would you have a tip to put it?
Difficult for an epileptic to make these little finitions...
:thankyouyellow:
by frogeater
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Belt position.
Replies: 6
Views: 537
France

Re: Belt position.

Hello Tom.
Thank you for your fast and precise answer!
I will mount the belts tomorrow . :salute:
by frogeater
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Belt position.
Replies: 6
Views: 537
France

Belt position.

Hi all.
I' m lost, trying to reput my alternator, water pump and power steering belts.
Is someone would have à picture or indication about that?
I'm stupid as I changed the water pump after 4 miles :wow: and lost the pictures.
Thank you by advance.
by frogeater
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Idiot Calling - diesel in E type
Replies: 15
Views: 988
France

Re: Idiot Calling - diesel in E type

Hi Tony.
I hope you Will find a happy solution.
For the mix, it's really really not ecological but if you have some bad plants in your garden, thats the answer Said me some old persons, because the fuel kill and the diesel fix on the plant....
:fingerscrossed:
by frogeater
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forum Outage
Replies: 22
Views: 1477
France

Re: Forum Outage

neal herridge wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:35 pm
I would also like to add my thanks for all the hard work, & thanks to E-type UK.
We would all miss the forum.
Neal.
Same for me :yellow:
by frogeater
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 34
Views: 2143
France

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas for all of you!
by frogeater
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Door Seal Rubbers - What Orientation / Attitude ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1450
France

Re: Door Seal Rubbers - What Orientation / Attitude ?

Thank you for this post!

I thought this point was difficult to understand for a french, but I assume in fact, the joint positionning, is also difficult for British people living in france... :smile:
(Hi Dave, will you come back, this year to Goodwood?)
by frogeater
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Julian Barratt
Replies: 19
Views: 2642
France

Re: Julian Barratt

Hi, I began my long restoration with sng barratt uk, with body and some other parts. Everything was perfect. I'am now (for the last years :bigrin: ) with Barratt France: I must say that make a nut and bolt restoration is very, very difficult, even with the very good "definite parts collection"..... ...
by frogeater
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Goodwood in Sept
Replies: 13
Views: 1980
France

Re: Goodwood in Sept

Hello Bill, I just want to answer, at your first question: "Does it make sense to go for just one day?" No, definitely no! Especially for you with a very long travel. It would be just frustating....(you can't see everything in one day). Two days is a minimum. In my case, I did it 3 days for 5 time a...
by frogeater
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Houston, we have a problem...
Replies: 14
Views: 2854
France

Re: Houston, we have a problem...

Hello Mich7920,
He changed the pictures but not the french mistakes in the text...
:mrgreen:
Well, I think it's time to "apolo" gize for my own mistakes in English, there..... :oops:
by frogeater
Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Inlet manifold gasket
Replies: 21
Views: 5035
France

mgcjag wrote:Hi Emmanuell.....either gasket should be ok....are both surface nice and smooth, manifold and engine.....use thin smear of sealer on all mating surfaces...my preference is Well seal.....
Hello Steve,
Thank you for the advice. It's clear for me.
I just ordered a 500ml can of wellseal.
:arrow:
by frogeater
Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2016. Getting together? 24th April Drive it Day at Bicester
Replies: 319
Views: 41122
France

Hello Simon P,
That's why I began to ask today on another post :)
In fact, I just wanted to say that I will have some weeks where I won't be able to go at work, staying in Burgundy and will work a little on the e type :wink:
by frogeater
Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Inlet manifold gasket
Replies: 21
Views: 5035
France

Hello, Last november, I had the same leaking problem, just filling the radiator : look like the Niagara falls but I wasn't with Marilyn Monroe, and just alone in my garage. I'am with a 4,2 and pass from stromberg to triple SU's... First, my cylinder head didn't leak with the Stromberg, and the manif...
by frogeater
Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2016. Getting together? 24th April Drive it Day at Bicester
Replies: 319
Views: 41122
France

Hi,
This message to wish you all the best for this gathering, which will be a great succes, I've no doubt about that!
I won't be able to travel this time :cry: the good news is I will have little time to work on my e type.
:arrow:
by frogeater
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Breather.
Replies: 5
Views: 1563
France

Thank you, Julian for the advice: I will check on eBay until I find one :wink:
Emmanuel
by frogeater
Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Breather.
Replies: 5
Views: 1563
France

Hello,
I would like to buy an engine breather housing like the one pictured by etypeG, if anyone knows where I could find one?
Emmanuel
by frogeater
Sun Jan 24, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: S1 heater box rebuild
Replies: 11
Views: 2765
France

Hello I agree with you for the poor quality (in term of efficiency and durability) of the white kit seal. and the difficulty to glue it on the side of the flap or around the casing adjacent to the flap. In my case, by chance, I had a new piece of foam more robust, but not too much robust, I glued on...