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by politeperson
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Old parts - worth anything?
Replies: 9
Views: 280
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Re: Old parts - worth anything?

Understood. Its a rare piece.
by politeperson
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Old parts - worth anything?
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Great Britain

Re: Old parts - worth anything?

Is the miniature plastic grey lawnmower for sale?

My e type has been missing one of these since I got it.

Been looking for one for ages.
by politeperson
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: crankshaft damper removal
Replies: 4
Views: 125
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Re: crankshaft damper removal

Shouldn't be too tight, might just gently tap off.

If not, rig up a pulley like this using the original damper bolt with some thick washers.

http://www.jag-lovers.org/snaps/snap_vi ... 044920&n4=
by politeperson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Which 185 tyre: Dunlop or Pirelli or Michelin ?
Replies: 12
Views: 305
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Re: Which 185 tyre: Dunlop or Pirelli or Michelin ?

Lets see some pictures of your wheel arches with the different tyres on David, please.
by politeperson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: New battery recommendation
Replies: 18
Views: 496
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Re: New battery recommendation

Red Top.

by politeperson
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Where to mount rotisserie on rear of S3
Replies: 7
Views: 149
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Re: Where to mount rotisserie on rear of S3

Nice one Malcolm.

More like this though?


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by politeperson
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: New battery recommendation
Replies: 18
Views: 496
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Re: New battery recommendation

Looks aside, many of the racers and collectors I know are using Optima batteries. They use absorbed glass matting, seem to last for ages and produce loads of amps. Very suitable for a car that spends much time doing nothing that has a large engine. The Optima battery charger is amazing too. https://...
by politeperson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Throttle linkage
Replies: 10
Views: 243
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Re: Throttle linkage

One thing I did find with adjusting the linkage is the importance of the throttle pedal stop bolt. I spent hours adjusting my carbs. Perfect idle. Perfect full throttle. Perfect synchronisation. Then I would go for a drive and put my foot down. Come to a junction, let my foot off and then have an id...
by politeperson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Glass dimensions .
Replies: 1
Views: 98
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Re: Glass dimensions .

A box 63cm by 32cm and a few cm deep should do it

James
by politeperson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Mangoletsi ITG Air Filter from SNG
Replies: 9
Views: 291
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Re: Mangoletsi ITG Air Filter from SNG

Morning Jeremy The carbs are tucked up in a box with the intake, air filter and plenum, 123 tune distributor and linkages ready to go back on my next project. I was going to reuse the whole lot (they were rebuilt in 2016), but I had in mind one of those foam filters that dangle off the plenum, occup...
by politeperson
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My first miles in the E type
Replies: 6
Views: 323
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Re: My first miles in the E type

Sounds good.

But it doesn't exist unless you post some pictures.
by politeperson
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Looking for an S1 OTS project car
Replies: 10
Views: 490
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Re: Looking for an S1 OTS project car

The highest bid on the S1 OTS was £36,000, I was watching.

Unsold but still up for grabs if you phone Brightwells.
by politeperson
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Mangoletsi ITG Air Filter from SNG
Replies: 9
Views: 291
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Re: Mangoletsi ITG Air Filter from SNG

If the air filter looks like this, I recommend it. It filters the air is re usable after a clean and sounds great.


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by politeperson
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Garage / workshop
Replies: 21
Views: 569
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Re: Garage / workshop

If you are going to go to the trouble to erect a workshop you really want a 2 post lift. Make sure your clear ceiling height is enough! I have access to a scissor lift, a 2 post and a 4 post lift and have been using them for the last 30 years. 4 posts are good for structural welding work when you wa...
by politeperson
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Phone / sat nav adaptor
Replies: 15
Views: 510
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Re: Phone / sat nav adaptor

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What, one of these?
by politeperson
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone started to use their e-types yet?
Replies: 48
Views: 1745
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Re: Anyone started to use their e-types yet?

Very nice pictures.

My car was rebuilt with your bits and pieces.

Thanks Julian.

Can you get some Koolmat in please?


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by politeperson
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Propshaft length on S1
Replies: 2
Views: 171
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Re: Propshaft length on S1

On a slight tangent, I managed to destroy Series 1 SWB prop-shaft a while ago by fracturing the yoke, using a large press to remove the UJ. The UJ must of got caught on a burr or something as 80 tonnes pushed down on it. I started to look for a replacement, they are readily available from the usuals...
by politeperson
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: New car, Where to start?
Replies: 7
Views: 319
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Re: New car, Where to start?

Well it looks great, so if it aint broke dont fix it. You will need to check it thoroughly though. Check safely items though, you will probably have some issues. As John says, if you are happy with the appearance and it needs no welding then your first job must be to wax it. Get into all those box s...
by politeperson
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Poor brakes and warning light constantly on
Replies: 4
Views: 158
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Re: Poor brakes and warning light constantly on

Maybe you have defective low brake fluid level indicators in the reservoir and a stuck reaction valve at the end on the master cylinder. 1)With the ignition on, unscrew the brake reservoir cap and float. Invert in whilst looking at the light and see if the light flashes as you push the float switch....