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by Chrisx
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Bumper fixing internal - external stainless - chrome
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Germany

Re: Bumper fixing internal - external stainless - chrome

Hi Paul,

Did your car had holes on the rear for fixing the bumpers simmilar to my car as you can see on the fotos or have there been welded bolds on the chassi or how does the fixing look like on the chassi for external fixing?

Chris
by Chrisx
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Bumper fixing internal - external stainless - chrome
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Germany

Bumper fixing internal - external stainless - chrome

Hi, is there a clear way finding out if the E Type had internal or external fixing of the bumpers originally? On my one there had only been bumpers on the rear with internal fixing (screw from the inside and thread on the bumper). The car had minimum one repainting and the fixing was not made with s...
by Chrisx
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Engine mounting
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Germany

Re: Engine mounting

Thanks, i found the right one at SNG they look different to my one. The installed engine is not from an E Type but came with the original one beside. The installed engine is newer than the car maybe from an xj.

Chris
by Chrisx
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Engine mounting
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Germany

Engine mounting

Hi, the disassembly of my FHC is ongoing. Next is coming the rear axle and Engine. In the moment in the car there is installed a 4.2l engine instead of the original 3.8l Engine. As you can see on the picture there is a cutout on the reactionplate for the supporting bracket of the clutch housing. The...
by Chrisx
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Series 1 FHC project
Replies: 8
Views: 1199
Germany

Re: Series 1 FHC project

In Detmold ans you?
by Chrisx
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Series 1 FHC project
Replies: 8
Views: 1199
Germany

Re: Series 1 FHC project

The decision of the colour is not made, I think i can take some time for this :bigrin: Opalescent maroon is not bad but would not be my favorit. It will be in this colour if i come to the conclusion to keep it original... If i take a free choise it will be gunmetal grey, racing green or dark blue I ...
by Chrisx
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Series 1 FHC project
Replies: 8
Views: 1199
Germany

Series 1 FHC project

Hi, i am Chris from germany. I bought a 1963 FHC as a restauration project. The car was delivered to the USA and imported to Germany in 1990 standing most of the time in a garage after a small accident on the bonnet. I did not find a lot of rust until now, the plan is to strip it down completely to ...