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by mgcjag
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Bent rear hub/axle
Replies: 3
Views: 63
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Re: Bent rear hub/axle

Hi.....unfortunatly you will have to strip it down......cant see the hub getting bent but possibly the bearings not in correct or damaged.......Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Series 3 OTS Interior Rear Body Trim
Replies: 5
Views: 76
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Re: Series 3 OTS Interior Rear Body Trim

Hi Garry....have you tried contacting trimmers like BAS or Aldridge to find out what they do...not really sure what your parts look like but could you form them from thin aluminium then cover with vinyl....i have recently recovered my S2+2 door handles the only option from the trimmers was a spray f...
by mgcjag
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Boot release will not open?
Replies: 20
Views: 289
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Re: Boot release will not open?

Hi....it really sounds like the luggage has moved preventing boot fully opening...you say it opens an inch or so....is there an actual opening....have you tried poking a stick in to move luggage around......or a coat hanger wire to grab luggage and move....could try with a flexi camera to see whats ...
by mgcjag
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Jag promo video LeMans 1953
Replies: 7
Views: 132
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Re: Jag promo video LeMans 1953

Hi Christopher...thats what i thought..but not really sure....its a great look back at past racing....Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jag promo video LeMans 1953
Replies: 7
Views: 132
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Jag promo video LeMans 1953

Grieat little video...1953 raceing etc starts as just graphics but keep watching for real footage
Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Low Drag
Replies: 3
Views: 159
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Re: Low Drag

Do you mean the Lindner 4868 WK..it was at XK70 event Shelsley walsh recently ....was also at CMC open day...give them a call.......Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Newby
Replies: 12
Views: 268
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Re: Newby

Hi Dale welcom to the forum....have a look through the factory fit section it may help you...http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2006 Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Classic overalls
Replies: 5
Views: 158
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Re: Classic overalls

My guess would be you look more professional and stand out in white and although sounds odd white would be easier to clean useing a bleach wash....anyother colour would fade....Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Carpet and insulation
Replies: 2
Views: 146
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Re: Carpet and insulation

Hi Steve...for carpets......i used Aldridge in Wolverhampton to supply only...i fitted.....BAS in South wales also get very good recommendations here on the forum..as do Skinners and a few others.....for heat/sound insulation..... a sesrch on the forum.....but others will chip in with ideas.....Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tripple SU inlet.
Replies: 8
Views: 220
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Re: Tripple SU inlet.

Hi Lee....look at some photos...a quick google search should show you lots of photos....here from SNGB site....front and rear faces are square but the carb face is lower than the head face..... https://www.sngbarratt.com/uk/#!/Englis ... 9cedfc6886
by mgcjag
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil filter housings?
Replies: 5
Views: 191
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Re: oil filter housings?

Hi Lee..have a good look at whatever you use to ensure you use the correct gasket..there are a few different types and very easy to use one that will actually block the i/put or o/put....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: SNG Barratt
Replies: 26
Views: 904
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Re: SNG Barratt

Hi Julian....great to have you on the forum.....Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Changing a clutch a 9 to 5 job !
Replies: 27
Views: 939
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Re: Changing a clutch a 9 to 5 job !

JCC.....did you see the post a couple back that askes what clutch upgrade you made... Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Altenator
Replies: 6
Views: 248
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Re: Altenator

Hi Elliott....did you not see my reply to your recent post viewtopic.php?f=5&t=13062&p=106155#p106155 Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 1 engine/head numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 224
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Re: Series 1 engine/head numbers

Bernie..have a look here...looks like some ots had 5 digits http://www.xkedata.com/cars/detail/?car=1E16813
by mgcjag
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 1 engine/head numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 224
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Re: Series 1 engine/head numbers

Bernie...why not post a few photos....im sure members here will give you more info... Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 1 engine/head numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 224
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Re: Series 1 engine/head numbers

Hi Bernie....you wont have a matching numbers car so cant see it will make a difference on value.....looks like they are on the way down anyway.....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 1 engine/head numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 224
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Re: Series 1 engine/head numbers

Hi Bernie...from the link i posted above 2+2 numbers 7E followed by 5 numbers. Begining 50001....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 1 engine/head numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 224
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Re: Series 1 engine/head numbers

Hi Bernie....this may help..also google search E type engine numbers. https://classicregister.com/id-guides/h ... 8l-and-42l Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Overwintering ...synthetic petrol
Replies: 15
Views: 397
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Re: Overwintering ...synthetic petrol

Just refurbed a pair of SU,s useing a Burlan service kit....the kit now containes "rubber" spindle seals they used to be cork....Burlan say thay have changed these due to the negative effect of Ethanol on the usual cork seal......So Open up a bottle of wine Simon in the interest of science and chuck...