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by mgcjag
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ride Height
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Great Britain

Re: Ride Height

Hi Ken....for your model assuming you dont have air con the setting link should be 45.16 cm for a lhd and 45.6 for a rhd....the ride height is given as 9in min ...tyre/wheel size will affect ride height..... read up the setting procedure in the service manual and question your workshop....Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ride Height
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Great Britain

Re: Ride Height

Hi...Whats your name...please try to put it with your car model in the signature area...it will help when you ask questions......what model do you have there are different setting link lenghts depending on model....Your workshop are not setting your ride height correctly....I could understand it sit...
by mgcjag
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Basic questions when buying an E Type. Question 1
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Great Britain

Re: Basic questions when buying an E Type. Question 1

Up to now the common thinking was all XK engins have hardend seats in an ali head...however this post has thrown a spanner in the works http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=14885
by mgcjag
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Recalibrating the Speedo
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Great Britain

Re: Recalibrating the Speedo

Hi Russ....the way forward is to have your speedo recalibrated as Geoff mentions above..changeing the speedo drive is not an option......Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member in Gloucestershire
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Great Britain

Re: New member in Gloucestershire

Hi..Welcom to the forum im sure you will find it very uefull....please try to put your name and car model in the signature area.......Plus one for Aldridge, Wolverhampton or BAS South Wales.....two options both sell trim for you to diy or they will both do full retrims in house....Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member Hampshire
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Great Britain

Re: New member Hampshire

Dont know why this post poped up again.....poster recieved quite a few answers here http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php? ... 01#p120801
by mgcjag
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: London based mobile mechanic
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Great Britain

Re: London based mobile mechanic

:yeahthat:
by mgcjag
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: London based mobile mechanic
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Great Britain

Re: London based mobile mechanic

Hi Andrew...cant help with a mobile mechanic but if you want to get more familiar with E types then you have found the best place right here on the forum...a huge wealth of knowledge from the members and the archive of information to search through....my advice would be to start with the Jaguar Serv...
by mgcjag
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Paint 'touch up'
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Great Britain

Re: Paint 'touch up'

Hi Ash.....A couple of guys i know have removed the paint from the knobs ..they are aluminium.....looks quite good unpainted...Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: ride height
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Great Britain

Re: ride height

SNGB adjustable height rear spring/shock...as used on their demo car 50EE...... talk to them about....Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bonnet Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Great Britain

Re: Bonnet Removal

Hi Mike...thats why i said far easier to remove the top hat pins...Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bonnet Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Great Britain

Bonnet Removal

Hi All...one man bonnet removal and bonnet stand detailed here before but this combines the 2....you wouldn't need to remove the bumpers also on this clip the hinges have been removed from the bonnet.. far easier to just pull out the top hat pins
by mgcjag
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gear box oil
Replies: 21
Views: 1096
Great Britain

Re: Gear box oil

Malcolm....engine oil in engine.....gearbox oil in gearbox
by mgcjag
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Moving on. Bike resto
Replies: 29
Views: 1236
Great Britain

Re: Moving on. Bike resto

Marusho Lilac as mentioned by Simon in post 13
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by mgcjag
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Speeding
Replies: 22
Views: 1061
Great Britain

Re: Speeding

by mgcjag
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: ride height
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Great Britain

Re: ride height

Hi....whats your name...please try to put it in the signature area......a quick search or look at similar topics below will find lots of info on ride height......what tyres do you have......look at your service manual on where to measure your front ride height and what it should be.....S1/2 cars do ...
by mgcjag
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Front indicator lens.
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Great Britain

Re: Front indicator lens.

by mgcjag
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SRS 2 BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Great Britain

Re: SRS 2 BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER

Hi....are we talking S2 cars....what part are you refering to as the master cylinder.....becaus you mention mini and servo.....as far as im aware on the mini the master cylinder in on the servo.......on the E type the master cylinder is connected via the brake pedal......connected to the servo is th...
by mgcjag
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Great Britain

Re: New member

Use suction trim clamps to hold in place...just google them....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Safety belts
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Great Britain

Re: Safety belts

Also see Clayton Classics for extension brackets http://claytonclassics.co.uk/parts-upgr ... -seatbelts