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by frogeater
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Idiot Calling - diesel in E type
Replies: 15
Views: 593
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: 731
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: 1259
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: 1175
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: 2220
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: 1706
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: 2442
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: 4777
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: 37937
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: 4777
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: 37937
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: 1317
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: 1317
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: 2458
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...
by frogeater
Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Series 2 aesthetics
Replies: 175
Views: 53527
France

Hello,
My two pences idea: Don't you think that try a rear series 2 bumper without puting the centre part of the bumper could be an improvement? and finish it with rear overiders like series 1 (I would have tried it if I didn't decide a complete transformation...) :?:
by frogeater
Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2016. Getting together? 24th April Drive it Day at Bicester
Replies: 319
Views: 37937
France

Hi all, What a very good idea!!! I participate to many land rover gatherings the past ten years, coming from a forum, and organize each year a gathering for a french jaguar mk2 forum. I must say that virtuality on internet forum is good, but to know the faces, exchange some words and take a (some) d...
by frogeater
Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 32
Views: 5293
France

Hello,
I may just repeat the message of richard btype :oops:
:arrow:
by frogeater
Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: New SNGB Parts Catalogue
Replies: 16
Views: 2960
France

Thank you for that information.
Ordered one also from sng barrat France.
by frogeater
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Judges comments on my car
Replies: 21
Views: 4345
France

Hi Tony.....out of interest you say that your car was originally a LHD...don't the judges look at this and then mark down for all the non original conversion items.......glad to hear you had a good day out.. Steve Hi Steve, looking at my scores they did not seem to mark me down for the conversion o...
by frogeater
Tue May 19, 2015 10:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Koolmat kits, continental suppliers?
Replies: 6
Views: 1527
France

Hi Andrew, I ordered the kit last january, and was very satisfied with the communication by mail and phone (they are nice and helpful). Pat wrote me that because "We don?t have anyone in France so could send it from US... I can send the kit to you through the US Mail." The delivery was fast once the...