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Hi Peter..welcom to the forum....befor you get too far on i would check up how u are going to register the car....what have u actually purchased....a vehicle with a registration....or just a body and parts..i dont know how the DVLA will treat an import that has a replacement engine fitted....re the ...
Hi Mitch......the final colour depends on the passivant (protective) process they use following zinc plating...it can be anything from gold, yellow, purple or clear to give a silver finish. ......it sounds like they havent used clear....either way you wont be happy.....did you see a sample or show a...
- Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:51 pm
- Forum: Welcome!
- Topic: New Member- Winter Park, Forida
- Replies: 5
- Views: 163
Hi Mitch...please give us some details of what you are building...are you starting off with an E type and modifying it ........or creating an E type from other vehicles/parts......as far as im aware there are no torque charts specifically for S1 or S2 cars...there is one for S3 cars in the Jaguar S3...
Hi...welcom to the forum...whats your name....you need to give some more info....what model are you refereing to..also why do you ask..are you haveing problems.. Steve
Have a look at page E.X.s.2 it gives details of the clutch slave cylinders......early cars started off with a slave that had a spring and needed adjusting....then it changed to a slave that automatically compensated for clutch wear with no spring....then the changed back again to an adjustable slave...
Hi Simon....the Jag manual says 40psi at 3k rpm....you will see very different pressures on many Xks becaus nearly all use an electrical guage....the senders are notorious for giving incorrect readings and even fitting a new replacement can be hit and mis...... correct me if im wrong but from what y...
Hi Simon....so you have tested with a mechanical guage and know that your problem isnt a faulty guage or sender so now you need to look at the filter head and filter....is it a standard type or is it a spin on conversion....high oil pressure points to a blockage somewhere so i would start with remov...
Hi Yves...i think yes if the impeller gap is too large you will get reduced flow and possibly no flow..there is obviously something wrong as you say if you press the impeller the gap closes...this should not happen..... Steve This may also help http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=10145&p=80...
Hi Whats your name....basically there is nothing wrong with an imported car that has been converted...you have to do plenty of checking to make sure that what you think you are buying is what the car actually is..but thats the same with any purchase.....you should check to see if the details of the ...
- Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:03 pm
- Forum: Series 2
- Topic: Ignition light does not turn off
- Replies: 2
- Views: 155
Hi Elliott....check out the ignition light warning unit..3AW its a small round silver canister unit under the heater box..have a look on the wireing diagram..... Steve
Saw the car today at the XK70 event.......i do hope the guys dont try one of there chemical dip processes to remove rust..becaus when it comes out of the tank there wont be much left..........this really is going to be a full on restoration......haveing said that iv seen far worse that have been ful...
Hi...Welcom to the forum....Whats your name.......please try to put it in the signature area along with your car model......Unfortunatly i think its one of those things that your not going to get a definitive answer to......I have never heard of torsion bars completely failing.......but then to drop...
Hi Pete.....yes it can be done but as im sure you are aware many have difficulty in doing it....partly becaus they are unsure what they are actually doing....and for some reason the fear factor that gets associated with the torsion bars.....and also that some try with the incorrect pins.......in my ...
- Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:13 pm
- Forum: Technical
- Topic: Engine cut out - advice please
- Replies: 15
- Views: 544
Hi Ian...its a non standard distributor....probably sold as a complete electronic unit...you also need to check out your vacume advance....you dont have it connected on your distributor....the small tube on the vacume unit at about 10o/c in your distributor photo... Steve
- Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:35 am
- Forum: Series 2
- Topic: Jaguar E Type Series 2 - Pressure sender failures.
- Replies: 2
- Views: 162
Hi ..whats your name...please try to put it and your car model in the signature area........its not uncommon for electrical senders to misread or fail.....the best solution is to fit a mechanical guage with an oil feed pipe ........Steve
Hi Gary...as Andrew says above..it is far easier to remove the torsion bars and reaction plate by disconnecting the front hubs to release all the tension.....the difficulty usually comes when pins are used to retain the torsion bars in place and just remove just the reaction plate......Steve