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by MaroonV12
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: SU THROTLE SPINDLE BENT?
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Great Britain

Re: SU THROTLE SPINDLE BENT?

It is from a 1966 S1 2+2 4.2
The Maroon V12 is my other project....but that one is roadworthy now. I am currently working on the S1 and will be all year probably. Its a good solid California car but mechanically neglected.
by MaroonV12
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: SU THROTLE SPINDLE BENT?
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Great Britain

SU THROTLE SPINDLE BENT?

Whilst stripping my SU's I noticed the angle of the lug on the throttle spindle appears to be bent. Is it correct or has it been adjusted in the past?

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by MaroonV12
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Series 1 2+2 values
Replies: 47
Views: 4663
Great Britain

Re: Series 1 2+2 values

Timing is everything when buying at a good price. I negotiated and bought during the run up to Xmas (mid November) so the sellers were short of purchasers and I could afford to buy at a time of year when most are focussed on the Xmas costs. They were bargains....
by MaroonV12
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Series 1 2+2 values
Replies: 47
Views: 4663
Great Britain

Re: Series 1 2+2 values

I have a couple of points about the bonnet and eBay purchasing I bought 2 LHD 2+2s last year from US on Ebay. It was a whole new experience importing for me. I bought a 73 V12 auto numbers matching and a 66 S1 manual numbers matching. Both were original cars with absolutely no corrosion and original...
by MaroonV12
Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Chrome dashboard gauge surrounds/rings
Replies: 16
Views: 1449
Great Britain

Re: Chrome dashboard gauge surrounds/rings

I saw an example of a FHC at a car show last year with chrome surrounds and it looked fantastic.
It really lifted the interior and gave it an extra look of quality.
its the only one Ive seen but I will be doing the same to the car Im restoring
by MaroonV12
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: S3 carpet replacement..Polypropylene or wool?
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Great Britain

S3 carpet replacement..Polypropylene or wool?

I need to replace my S3 carpet set but cant find; through any research, which is the favoured or most original material. All seem to offer Polypropylene or 80/20 Wool.

What are peoples experience or recommendations for which material?
by MaroonV12
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: door locks
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Great Britain

Re: door locks

My 1966 2+2 also has the separate locks.....but no locks fitted!
I have been trying to find someone who sells them with no luck so far.

Does anyone know where I can get a pair of locks with the internal mechanisms?