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by mgcjag
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Carmen red original colour shade
Replies: 9
Views: 201
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Re: Carmen red original colour shade

Hi Mark...have you seen the paint codes in tbe knowledge base section http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php? ... 55977ce01b
by mgcjag
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: head gasket woes
Replies: 14
Views: 2794
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Re: head gasket woes

Some repro acorn head nuts do not have as much depth of thread as originals.....also as a S2 i would think you have a long studs that go through the water jacket....if the studs have come out its also not uncommon for sludge/muck to go down the stud hole and then the studs not being able to be screw...
by mgcjag
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Replacing the headlining
Replies: 5
Views: 219
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Re: Replacing the headlining

Steve....lots of info on the forum....try the search feature or similar topics below....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Which Rev counter Series 1 2+2 123 distributor ?
Replies: 3
Views: 129
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Re: Which Rev counter Series 1 2+2 123 distributor ?

Hi Steve...RVI are the ones that can gave problems with electronic ignition not reading correctly....just search rvi or rvc there is lots if info.......Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2
Replies: 17
Views: 277
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Re: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2

Hi Paul.....you may have caught me out now :bigrin: .....a few years ago now...it was definatly a 2+2 gearbox...they are the same length as 4 syncro with compact A o/d and use the same prop......however i cant remember if it was originally an auto car that has a different tunnel........so i could be...
by mgcjag
Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2
Replies: 17
Views: 277
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Re: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2

Remove gearbox rear mount plate.....disconnect propshaft front and rear.....drop rear torsion bar.you may have to remove handbrake cable from the welded loop retainer in rear of tunnel and bend loop...(prop does have a silde spline joint)..you can now get the prop in a position to remove rear gearbo...
by mgcjag
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2
Replies: 17
Views: 277
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Re: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2

Hi Paul...what do you mean "cut the inspection hole larger"....do you mean you cut the top of the tunnel...? The seal can be replaced without cutting.......all from under the car.....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Headlight bulbs
Replies: 7
Views: 248
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Re: Headlight bulbs

Osram H4 nightbreaker......very good
by mgcjag
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Brexit Bonus!
Replies: 21
Views: 602
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Re: Brexit Bonus!

Yes Carsten......if you have any spare Wine and sausage please send us food parcels :bigrin: :bigrin:
by mgcjag
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2
Replies: 17
Views: 277
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Re: Gearbox rear seal S1 2+2

MTL and MT90....different oils......its suggested on the foum the MTL is good for the Moss box...and MT90 for the later 4 syncro box......Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Rear vented discs/ calipers - differential clash?
Replies: 5
Views: 252
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Re: Rear vented discs/ calipers - differential clash?

Take the rear cover off the diff and inspect the area your looking to grind away is the only real answer.....if someone says yes its ok and you grind and get a leak your buggered.....Also on a S3 diff there should be an oil drain channels from just outbourd of the output shaft seals to under the dif...
by mgcjag
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SNG Barratt User Group
Replies: 127
Views: 46980
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Re: SNG Barratt User Group

Hi All...if you have a problem with parts from any if the suppliers then its best to report it directly to them and not via this thread.....Although Julian does often view the forum he has many staff that should be able to deal with your problems........I realise that you are also raising the issues...
by mgcjag
Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Engine installing S1 4.2p the rear and pu
Replies: 3
Views: 189
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Re: Engine installing S1 4.2p the rear and pu

Is the prop shaft in......Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ethanol
Replies: 13
Views: 552
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Re: Ethanol

Yes..get ethanol proof hose seals etc....Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ethanol
Replies: 13
Views: 552
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Re: Ethanol

Interesting artical on E10....is it really bad? https://www.footmanjames.co.uk/blog/e10 ... c-vehicles
by mgcjag
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ethanol
Replies: 13
Views: 552
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Re: Ethanol

:bigrin: :bigrin: definatly not free...you still have to pay for it......yes your correct available every where that it isnt
by mgcjag
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: £300K Series 3 anyone ?
Replies: 44
Views: 1612
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Re: £300K Series 3 anyone ?

Hi Joe...all historic tax exempt vehicles are exempt. ......look up exemptions...Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ETYPE series 1 and 2 brand new windscreens x 4
Replies: 7
Views: 462
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Re: ETYPE series 1 and 2 brand new windscreens x 4

Thought i saw these on ebay...just looked but cant see them....Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Brexit Bonus!
Replies: 21
Views: 602
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Re: Brexit Bonus!

You will just have to have lots if cash in your wallet to pay the on the spot fines.....wonder if they can confiscate your car if you dont pay the fine :shrug: