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by mgcjag
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Jaguar British Racing Green
Replies: 4
Views: 64
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Re: Jaguar British Racing Green

Hi Andrew...there are hand held colour analysers....i would have thought a good spray shop would have one..there are even gadgets and mobile apps you can try....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member Jaguar owner.l have s 53 XK 120 but also Jaguar proteus C type Jaguar.also looking for a series 2 coupe for
Replies: 3
Views: 120
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Re: New member Jaguar owner.l have s 53 XK 120 but also Jaguar proteus C type Jaguar.also looking for a series 2 coupe

Hi Garry...registration is a simple process so that anyone can join without giving much information...we have many members that just look and use the forum but dont post.......thats ok.......but for anyone that askes questions or wants more information they should give as much information as possibl...
by mgcjag
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member Jaguar owner.l have s 53 XK 120 but also Jaguar proteus C type Jaguar.also looking for a series 2 coupe for
Replies: 3
Views: 120
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Re: New member Jaguar owner.l have s 53 XK 120 but also Jaguar proteus C type Jaguar.also looking for a series 2 coupe

For a first post you dont give us much...whats your name....do you live in the US....or just visit....what are you looking for...restoration ... Concours...colours...Budget....etc..........Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Series 2, 2+2 full rebuild...gulp!
Replies: 20
Views: 2131
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Re: Series 2, 2+2 full rebuild...gulp!

Its not finished yet.. :bigrin: :bigrin:
by mgcjag
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Series 2, 2+2 full rebuild...gulp!
Replies: 20
Views: 2131
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Re: Series 2, 2+2 full rebuild...gulp!

Hi Rich....looking great...a nice boost for Xmas....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hi from Botswana
Replies: 9
Views: 397
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Re: Hi from Botswana

Hi Shaun.....welcom to the forum..please try to put your name and car model in the signature area...would be worth starting a new thread and posting in the restoration section... http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewforum.php?f=8 Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Removing Radio Console
Replies: 3
Views: 103
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Re: Removing Radio Console

Hi Anthony.....the panel with the guages should pivot down.....two knurled plastic headed screws top corners of the panel.....however if the radio console is fitted incorrectly it restricts the panel pivoting down...then as Christopher described above but it may not need removing..just loosen it a b...
by mgcjag
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Possible SU float level problem
Replies: 10
Views: 258
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Re: Possible SU float level problem

Hi John....what is your regulator actually doing(what pressure set to)..you shouldnt need one....what fuel pump are you useing....if you think you have a faulty valve replace it.....if its not closing it will overflow...Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: bonnet handle right position ?
Replies: 11
Views: 392
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Re: bonnet handle right position ?

Hi Martin...Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), and behaviors that drive them to do something over and over (compulsions). Often the person carries out the behaviors to get rid of the ...
by mgcjag
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: s3 starter motor removal
Replies: 1
Views: 47
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Re: s3 starter motor removal

Hi Rob....helped a friend on his S3 a long while ago so may be getting confused with my S2....access panel on driver side of tunnel to get to the bolts..and remove clutch slave pipe.....then wiggle it out....if you just look at it you will think there is not enough room...but it will come out.....St...
by mgcjag
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Early motor show car worth anything ?
Replies: 4
Views: 250
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Re: Early motor show car worth anything ?

Do you mean putting up for sale? ......Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Metallifacture jack
Replies: 2
Views: 127
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Re: Metallifacture jack

Hi Bernie...have you looked through the new repro parts setcion http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6798 Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Clutch plate stuck in disengaged position?
Replies: 14
Views: 451
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Re: Clutch plate stuck in disengaged position?

Hi Jon.....there is a small hole in the bottom of the bell housing aboug 1in diameter.....you should be able to look in there and see the release bearing and see how it engages.....disconnect the pushrod..from the fork and see how the fork moves the release bearing backwards and forwards......then c...
by mgcjag
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Oil Sump Dipstick
Replies: 10
Views: 219
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Re: Oil Sump Dipstick

The more the merrier :bigrin:
by mgcjag
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Oil Sump Dipstick
Replies: 10
Views: 219
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Re: Oil Sump Dipstick

Hi Julian.....its not uncommon for the dipstick to not go in straight and get caught in the baffles in the sump and then give a wrong reading......take the stick out and make sure its straight....then feed it in carefully...making sure it dosent catch inside and go in again crocked.........haveing s...
by mgcjag
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nut and bolt guy
Replies: 4
Views: 313
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Re: Nut and bolt guy

Have a look here..think its who your after https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JAGUAR-PROPS ... OSwcjRbQ1C~
by mgcjag
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Speed and engine speed...
Replies: 28
Views: 836
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Re: Speed and engine speed...

Hi Julian..are you saying it has a 123...if not..it must be down to calibration.....the rev counter just measures the pulses through the coil.....it just counts revs of engine..and dosent need gearbox, diff wheels etc...just for info i asked about electronic ignition suppression because this can aff...
by mgcjag
Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Speed and engine speed...
Replies: 28
Views: 836
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Re: Speed and engine speed...

Hi Julian...can you give a bit more information.....was this working ok....then started to go wrong.....do you have an electronic ignition module or 123 distributor fitted....and do you have suppressed spark plugs or leads.....your rev counter if standard should work via an inductive loop, picking u...
by mgcjag
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Front Suspension refurb recommendation
Replies: 4
Views: 223
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Re: Front Suspension refurb recommendation

Hi Ash...also discuss passivation.....its an extra process quite simple that gives an extra layer of protection on top of the zinc....you need to look at colours.....passivants can be black, gold, etc but the clear can sometimes give a very faint purple tint a bit like petrol spilt on water........m...
by mgcjag
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Speed and engine speed...
Replies: 28
Views: 836
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Re: Speed and engine speed...

Hi Julian the angle drive should be the same for all 4.2 E types it will be different if an overdrive box is fitted which will be a non e type box......your speedo/rev counter are so far out it can only be a calibration issue.....you really need to start from scratch....rev counter is easy by checki...