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by TheDampMan
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SNG Barratt Hillclimb
Replies: 12
Views: 671
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Re: SNG Barratt Hillclimb

We just wanted to drop a quick line to say what a fabulous day out we have had today (despite the weather in the morning). You guys did an amazing job of hosting a well organised and fun event. We were so grateful to have the opportunity to experience Julian’s fantastic driving in the F Type and dri...
by TheDampMan
Wed May 29, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SNG Barratt Hillclimb
Replies: 12
Views: 671
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Re: SNG Barratt Hillclimb

E mail sent very excited :bigrin:
by TheDampMan
Mon May 27, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: No 6 Fuse blowing
Replies: 8
Views: 305
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Re: No 6 Fuse blowing

Disconnected multi connector to bonnet fuse still blows Removed indicator rear bulbs fuse still blows Removed flasher unit fuse ok Removed the cover from the flasher unit and it appears as new (no rust or any signs of shorting) reconnected switched indicators on jiggled the wires fuse ok When drivin...
by TheDampMan
Sat May 25, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: No 6 Fuse blowing
Replies: 8
Views: 305
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Re: No 6 Fuse blowing

Thanks gents yet again great advice from this forum !! :yellow: So I isolated each circuit took it for a test drive each time and discovered it’s the indicator circuit that blows the fuse which is surprising as using the indicators when stationary did not blow the fuse? So my task tomorrow is to fin...
by TheDampMan
Sat May 25, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: No 6 Fuse blowing
Replies: 8
Views: 305
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No 6 Fuse blowing

Hoping for a little electrical advice. Every time I drive my car the number 6 fuse blows (radiator fan, Horn Relay, stop lamps, gauges and washer) my first thought was the rad fans so I temporary wired them from a fused feed direct from the battery but the fuse still blows when driving, running the ...
by TheDampMan
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Open Day April 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 6304
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Re: Open Day April 2019

Apologies we are unable to make this now. David Jones Richard Hartfall Steve Hook (mgcjag) Jonathan John (johnetype) Julian aka cactusman Jerry & Hilary Lunt Jeremy Stuart Exelby John and Teresa Fowle Paul and Sandra (paulsco) Martin Scherz Peter Crespin Simon Pimblett Julian Barratt David Dawson Ti...
by TheDampMan
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ignition failure?
Replies: 8
Views: 378
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Re: Ignition failure?

I have correct feeds to the module so it looks like its gone kaput!
Where best place to get one? are lumention modules all the same or is there a specific one for the e type?
by TheDampMan
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ignition failure?
Replies: 8
Views: 378
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Re: Ignition failure?

Thanks all for quick replies
Lumenition was fitted many years ago
Centre ht lead checked no spark
Distributor cap is newish and carbon still there
Rotor arm is newish and red distributor doctor
by TheDampMan
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ignition failure?
Replies: 8
Views: 378
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Ignition failure?

Hi all Hoping for some advice, went out for a little run today the car is running great than all of a sudden without any spluttering the engine stopped my first thought was ignition failure. On checking i find- No spark at plugs, I have live feed to the coil but is not pulsing when engine tuning ove...
by TheDampMan
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: T5 gearbox
Replies: 5
Views: 462
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Re: T5 gearbox

Thanks Chris
by TheDampMan
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: T5 gearbox
Replies: 5
Views: 462
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T5 gearbox

Hi all,
I have a T5 5 speed gearbox fitted to my car from searching it appears the correct oil is Dexron II or III ATF just want to check this is correct as both are oils designed for auto box’s?
by TheDampMan
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Rear light lens from Lotus Europa S2
Replies: 2
Views: 373
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Rear light lens from Lotus Europa S2

Hi all.
Lucas part No L807 rear light lense from a Lotus Europa S2, will this directly fit on series 2 rear light body.
The reason I ask im thinking about getting rid of the 2 reversing lights then try to modify my rear light unit to incorporate a revering light using the lotus lense.
Any thoughts?
by TheDampMan
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Hitch up the caravan and away you go!!
Replies: 7
Views: 765
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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: 675
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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: 331
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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: 108
Views: 6304
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: 408
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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: 909
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: 1035
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: 676
Great Britain

Re: Tachometer not working

All sorted and working now :bigrin:
Red cable + 12v supply
Black - negitive
Yellow - side of coil