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by mgcjag
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Brake upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Great Britain

Re: Brake upgrade

Possibly needs brake overhaul...master/slave/calipers seals etc....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Brake upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Great Britain

Re: Brake upgrade

If they get better by pumping (second pump)....then something is wrong.....probably air in system....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hi! Owner to be? Any tips on numbers matching series 2 2+2?
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Great Britain

Re: Hi! Owner to be? Any tips on numbers matching series 2 2+2?

Hi Again...whats your name...please try to post it in the signature area.....basic stuff to check really as already mentioned....rust is the big enemy.....price wise.....basically twin carbs and auto cheapest......and tripple SU carbs and manual (stick shift) costing more. ...check out the interior ...
by mgcjag
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hi! Owner to be? Any tips on numbers matching series 2 2+2?
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Great Britain

Re: Hi! Owner to be? Any tips on numbers matching series 2 2+2?

I can see that your IP is in the US so where is the car your looking at.....US market and US spec car is priced very different to a UK spec car....you should get an idea of valuation by comparing similar spec cars.....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2 post v Scissor lift
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Great Britain

Re: 2 post v Scissor lift

Have you tried to remove the IRS or engine useing a 4 post lift.....very awkward.....if you have plenty of room at the rear and sides then not too bad but in a standard size garage then its very difficult.........Note that with all these lifts when you want to let the car down from its raised positi...
by mgcjag
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Car fails on full throttle
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Great Britain

Re: Car fails on full throttle

Why would you not expect the fuel pressure to drop?.....if youve tee,d the guage between filter and carb then with pump on you will see pressure.....but as soon as you open the end of the pipe the pressure will drop....which is whats happening when the needle valves are open almost continually on fu...
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Car fails on full throttle
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Great Britain

Re: Car fails on full throttle

Hi James...fuel pressure will drop becaus when the floats drop you open circuit so drop the pressure....what you need to do is measure the flow rate that the pump is delivering..cant remember it but just look it upon Burlan site....just disconnect pipe from filter to carb...switch pump on and time h...
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil pressure take off
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Great Britain

Re: Oil pressure take off

Hi Bryan....i could take 30 sec or more of cranking to get oil pressure........top of the filter houseing is correct for an electric or wet guage......providing the correct gasket has been used between houseing and engine.....Some remove a bolt in the gallery and pump oil in useing a garden type spr...
by mgcjag
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear bumper holes
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Great Britain

Re: Rear bumper holes

Title is rear bumper and Bryan mentions next to numberplate...... photo of your set up would help.......Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hi from Ipswich
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Great Britain

Re: Hi from Ipswich

Hi Ollie...welcom to the forum im sure you will find it if great use.....finally someone who has done it right.....reasearch, and had your potential purchase inspected.....your in good hands with Angus.....all the best..Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Insurance query - thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Great Britain

Re: Insurance query - thoughts?

Im currently building C type replica......when i started i valued all the parts and took out "build insurance"....for the value as is(parts).........dont rely on someone elses insurance (your restorer).....your car as it stands can only be valued in parts....not as a completed car...it sounds like i...
by mgcjag
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series1 4.2L Horn Testing & Repair
Replies: 21
Views: 1957
Great Britain

Re: Series1 4.2L Horn Testing & Repair

Hi Frans...Red Italian plastic horns were not OE on an E type. ...Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: FRONT UPPER BALL JOINT KITS
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Great Britain

Re: FRONT UPPER BALL JOINT KITS

Joe....better to give Angus a call for a quote (although yours are now done)......rather than haveing his prices put on the forum....he may have given Robbie " mates rates".....Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Bleeding front brakes with wheels on
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Great Britain

Re: Bleeding front brakes with wheels on

Quite easy to do......just lift the bonnet plenty of access....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: I’d plate
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Great Britain

Re: I’d plate

You will need proof of ownership/ Heritage not just the old plate.....but far easier if you call and discuss with them....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ceramic coatings
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Great Britain

Re: ceramic coatings

Dont think its a few....they work on the car for about 3 days....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ceramic coatings
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Great Britain

Re: ceramic coatings

Hi Malcolm.......a friend had it done at CMC......yes its nice and shiney, and lasts a long time.....however there are very different products available as " ceramic" coating....the CMC one i not a diy product....they have the car for a few days and its very expensive.....hundereds of pounds i think...
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Electrical problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Great Britain

Re: Electrical problem.

Hi Derek...i have no idea what the "usual Sng fan upgrade" is....you need to check if it uses existing wireing or it needs an upgrade.....the ignition lamp could be tbe 3AW/alternator/regulator.....you need to break the problem down....disconnect the fans then fix the ign lamp problem and ensure all...
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Electrical problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Great Britain

Re: Electrical problem.

The upgraded fans possibly draw more current than the originals so will probably need a seperate supply rather than just useing the original......whats the spec of the fans....is the new loom just for the fans...or general wireing loom....Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from Dorrrseett
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Great Britain

Re: Hello from Dorrrseett

Hi....welcom to the forum...whats your name...please try to put it in the signature area.....Im sure you will find the forum usefull and very friendly for anyone with an interest in E types ......Im also currently building a replica C type...what are you actually planning on your build.....there are...