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by mgcjag
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fuel Starvation
Replies: 1
Views: 41
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Re: Fuel Starvation

Hi james.....has this just started to happen.....was the car a runner.....pump will tick untill the carb float chambers are full....then stop.....twin Strombergs or SU,s..........Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wire Wheel Spanner
Replies: 22
Views: 572
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Re: Wire Wheel Spanner

Copy from Nord-Lock grp who should know about fixings .....Steve WHEN TIGHTENING AND UNTIGHTENING? Saturday, September 17, 2016 Q: Why is the untightening torque lower than the tightening torque when tightening a bolt or nut? A: When tightening a bolt or nut, the applied torque must overcome the thr...
by mgcjag
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox Oil Change
Replies: 21
Views: 321
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Re: Gearbox Oil Change

Hi Bill......yes my 69 with the right hand filler also has the boss on the left side of the gearbox......Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Rear Indicator Lenses
Replies: 2
Views: 41
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Re: Rear Indicator Lenses

Hi Bernie...a quick search found this thread...it gives you an answer...depends what actual lights you already have..,Steve http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php? ... ort#p76744
by mgcjag
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Starter motor cable routing
Replies: 3
Views: 60
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Re: Starter motor cable routing

Hi Terry...As Andrew says above......Also cable is not cotton covered just black plactic/pvc.....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Removing seats from a 2+2
Replies: 2
Views: 60
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Re: Removing seats from a 2+2

Hi Malcom...remove 2 rear screws/bolts.....nothing to undo on front its held by mushroom top retainer....so either move seat forward or backwards( cant remember which) and lift out...Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New fly eater!
Replies: 3
Views: 244
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Re: New fly eater!

Hi Gregys.....you have given your full address in your location...think you need to remove it....this is an open forum and anyone that registers can see it.....Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Replacing ignition switch
Replies: 7
Views: 106
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Re: Replacing ignition switch

Hi...i think you will find that the switch on the back of the steering column lock is held in be a tiny screw.....very difficult to see......Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Poor main earth connection
Replies: 8
Views: 264
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Re: Poor main earth connection

Hi Chris you mention if you touch the earth cable to earth you get a spark.......is this with everything turned off?.......also are you running positive earth......dont ask me the technicals but there is cathodic corrosion....possible since you changed to a brass bolt for the body connection....(dis...
by mgcjag
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Open Day April 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3070
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Re: Open Day April 2019

Hi Angus......think your guy needs a bigger frying pan... :bigrin:
by mgcjag
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox Oil Change
Replies: 21
Views: 321
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Re: Gearbox Oil Change

Just for info...my 69 S2 2+2 filler on right access grommet on left....Steve
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by mgcjag
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox Oil Change
Replies: 21
Views: 321
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Re: Gearbox Oil Change

Hi Steve...you dont have to remove any trim to look at the side of the tunnel to see if you have access hole for gearbox.....you just lift the carpets.......Removing any trim is not really that difficult.....if you do want access to the gearbox top then its quite straight forward to remove the conso...
by mgcjag
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox Oil Change
Replies: 21
Views: 321
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Re: Gearbox Oil Change

Hi Steve....can you please try to put your car model and name in the signature area..it helps.....what model do you have......a service manual and owners handbook would also help you......we have a knowledge base section...copies of the manuels are in there.......assuming you talking about a manual ...
by mgcjag
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wire Wheel Spanner
Replies: 22
Views: 572
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Re: Wire Wheel Spanner

Dont know what tool you are looking at on the old timers site....but the op was asking about federal type....the Site says for tightening...and ...lossening https://www.oldtimertools.de/Vehicle-Ty ... JA-33.html
by mgcjag
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can someone explain 'FIA papers' please?
Replies: 6
Views: 198
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Re: Can someone explain 'FIA papers' please?

Hi Christopher...yes i know...its not a tool room copy.....was just quoting what you need for an FIA passport......so what does the seller actually mean by FIA papers?......Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can someone explain 'FIA papers' please?
Replies: 6
Views: 198
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Re: Can someone explain 'FIA papers' please?

Hi Peter..it depends what FIA papers are being refered to......quote from FIA historic vehicles passports "International historic motor sport competition is governed by Appendix K of the Federation Internationale de Automobile (FIA) International Sporting Code (ISC). Each car which competes in Inter...
by mgcjag
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Has any got one of these please?
Replies: 9
Views: 490
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Re: Has any got one of these please?

Hi Steve...been discussed before....hope this helps...Steve
http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?t=7473
by mgcjag
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Factory ... windshields ?
Replies: 5
Views: 192
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Re: Factory ... windshields ?

Hi Carsten..does this help ..look at the last post http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php? ... n&start=40
by mgcjag
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wire Wheel Spanner
Replies: 22
Views: 572
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Re: Wire Wheel Spanner

Hi Mich...the spinner tool is about 3 times the price of the ones Lionel makes....Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Bonnet Gap
Replies: 5
Views: 253
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Re: Bonnet Gap

Ok just for Simon...if your bonnet gap is to big these could help... :bigrin: .