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by TheDampMan
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Hitch up the caravan and away you go!!
Replies: 7
Views: 454
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Hitch up the caravan and away you go!!

Any recommendations on what we could tow? :scratchheadyellow:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tow-bar-for- ... rk:44:pf:0
by TheDampMan
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Series 1 been in the garage for 40 years!!
Replies: 2
Views: 430
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Series 1 been in the garage for 40 years!!

Called at a house today to give estimate for some building works the chat turned to classic cars and the chap mentioned his father put an old series one jag in the garage 40 years ago its covered in a load of junk but he needs to get it removed, ho how my heart skipped a beat!! Well it turned out to...
by TheDampMan
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Rotor arm identification
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Great Britain

Rotor arm identification

Hi All
I need to replace my rotor arm but unsure of part number, the one on the left is the standard arm the right hand one is mine.
Thanks

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by TheDampMan
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Open Day April 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1590
Great Britain

Re: Open Day April 2019

We wold like to come to this-

Steve&Jo (TheDampMan)
Jonathan
David Jones
Richard Hartfall
Steve Hook (mgcjag)
John (johnetype)

Please cut and past to add your name to the list
by TheDampMan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Flushing out coolant system
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Great Britain

Flushing out coolant system

Hi all When I checked my antifreeze I noticed the coolant in the expansion tank was a little brown, I think it might be time to flush out the whole system and replace with fresh antifreeze. Citric acid and vinegar has been posted previously as being a good way to break up any crud in the system? Any...
by TheDampMan
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Windscreen wires?
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Great Britain

Re: Windscreen wires?

Just a quick update on this I sent an email to Nick Gardiner (Commercial Manager Pilkington Classics) below is his reply Hi Steve That’s one of our Antenna screens, they are to connect up to the radio, you will need some kind of conversion from our terminal to the spade though – im not sure how that...
by TheDampMan
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Clip-On Bullet Mirror
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Great Britain

Clip-On Bullet Mirror

Hi All
Trying to decide what mirrors to fit (I prefer not to drill the body) found theses and wondered if anyone has installed them or any other options?
https://www.carbuildersolutions.com/uk/ ... rror-100mm
by TheDampMan
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tachometer not working
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Great Britain

Re: Tachometer not working

All sorted and working now :bigrin:
Red cable + 12v supply
Black - negitive
Yellow - side of coil
by TheDampMan
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tachometer not working
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Great Britain

Re: Tachometer not working

Yes I think it has been converted to work with the electronic ignition, however im having no luck in getting it to work so I need it checked over and repaired has anyone got any recommendations of who to send it to?
by TheDampMan
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Windscreen wires?
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Great Britain

Re: Windscreen wires?

There is no continuity between the 2 connectors so presume its not a heated screen ?
I can only think its an areal but how would you connect these to the radio?
by TheDampMan
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Windscreen wires?
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Great Britain

Re: Windscreen wires?

There are wires in the screen running vertically from the connectors to top of the screen then along the top where they appear to end.
by TheDampMan
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Windscreen wires?
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Great Britain

Windscreen wires?

Hi all
My windscreen has these connectors, I can see 2 wires in the windscreen, not sure if this is an Ariel or something else?
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by TheDampMan
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tachometer not working
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Great Britain

Tachometer not working

Hi all any help would be appreciated. My tacho has 3 wires coming out of it https://i.postimg.cc/J4H8pVts/IMG-0140-1.jpg The car loom to the tacho has a 3 pin block with 2 white and one green wire, the 2 white wires are bridged together allowing the car to run, the green wire has a 12v supply. The c...
by TheDampMan
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Help identifying panel?
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Great Britain

Help identifying panel?

Hi all
Can anyone identify this panel?

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by TheDampMan
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Carpet and insulation
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Great Britain

Carpet and insulation

Hi all
I am starting to refit my interior, my floors/boot are renovated and painted steel now.
I need to purchase a full carpet set +noise/heat insulation
Any advice/tips please + recommendations of suppliers?
Thanks
by TheDampMan
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Anyone feeling brave!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 522
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Anyone feeling brave!!!

by TheDampMan
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Seat Reclining Mechanism
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Great Britain

Seat Reclining Mechanism

Hi All I recently replaced the seat reclining mechanism on the drivers side because it had broken for a new unit from SNB only after a couple of uses it failed again in the same place SNG have replaced unit but wondered if there is any advice? https://s33.postimg.cc/sluu639nz/IMG_0135.jpg Thanks Steve
by TheDampMan
Fri May 18, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Feeling a little low!
Replies: 17
Views: 1011
Great Britain

Re: Feeling a little low!

Just came across these on eBay, https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AVO-ADJUSTABLE-COIL-OVER-REAR-SHOCKS-JAGUAR-E-Type-IRS-BACK-AXEL-COBRA-KIT-CAR/273208701412?hash=item3f9c81f1e4:g:fawAAOSwhT1a9rkB Not sure if they are correct for my car any thoughts? Am I just being a cheapskate and should I invest in new?...
by TheDampMan
Wed May 16, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Feeling a little low!
Replies: 17
Views: 1011
Great Britain

Re: Feeling a little low!

Thanks all for the reply’s all very helpful. So today I had some time to have a proper look- Front recommended height 16cm I had 13cm, adjusted snail cams and ride height is now correct. Also managed to get the exhaust closer to the body. However I still have issues with the rear, recommended ride h...
by TheDampMan
Sun May 13, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Feeling a little low!
Replies: 17
Views: 1011
Great Britain

Feeling a little low!

Hi all My car will grind its belly along the road very often when I’m not driving on a snooker table! Been underneath to check the exhaust is as close to the body as possible and rubbers are in a good condition. The previous owner fitted new wire wheels and 205/65/r15 tyres I believe the correct tyr...