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by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Irs cradle
Replies: 1
Views: 31
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Irs cradle

Hi are Jaguar irs cradles different widths / mounting points , or is it just the drive shafts and wishbone that determine the track width ,
Ie: would say a xj6 fit on a Serries one E Type etc . Cheers for any ideas
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Top speed runs
Replies: 6
Views: 583
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Re: Top speed runs

So we need someone with a military connection to lend us a runway ....
Or if we're talking anniversary top speed runs .......... we could always use the M1 like they did back in the day :lol:
Just a thought
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Has Anyone Fitted the Tremac 5 Speed ?
Replies: 21
Views: 677
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Re: Has Anyone Fitted the Tremac 5 Speed ?

I've fitted one in mine from Elite racing , pleased with it works a treat . Had it in
A year now and given it plenty of abuse ...... Would recommend
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Top speed runs
Replies: 6
Views: 583
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Top speed runs

Hi all , a few years back one of the jaguar clubs used to run a day at a runway where top speeds were recorded via , police spec speed gun , if I remember correctly ???
A lot of E Types took part ,
So anyone know if this still happens , ?
Wouldn't mind getting involved
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Over frame manifolds / headers
Replies: 3
Views: 491
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Over frame manifolds / headers

Hi all , any one gone from tubular headers taking the conventional route to the exhaust boxes, to over frame ones and noticed or actually measured any power/ tourque gains ,
Cheers for any ideas
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Need advice on new engine sump.
Replies: 9
Views: 670
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Re: Need advice on new engine sump.

To pin point leak I would , clean old sump out ( yes you probably already have ) And fill with ( in a well ventilated place away from sparks bla bla bla ) either paraffin or petrol these will find leaks very easily , and then with crayon Mark said area , Where in the world are you as I have the tool...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone's on here
Replies: 0
Views: 619
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Anyone's on here

Just bumped into an old car mag ,(popular classics) from 1992 front cover is an E Type restored by the owner , bumped into him at a car show in the summer of 92 , nice guy too , just wondered if anyone on here has it or knows of it , Regards nosey of orpington https://i.postimg.cc/Gh4dC0J0/20191011-...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: So sad, FIRE
Replies: 20
Views: 1710
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Re: So sad, FIRE

Adding a earth isolator key / switch isn't a bad idea , many electrical fires smoke for a fair chunk of time before they actually ignite
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: So sad, FIRE
Replies: 20
Views: 1710
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Re: So sad, FIRE

So on the back of wether or not to open latch on bonnet , just had an Idea, I'm going to cable tie to the fire extinguisher s in my cars a pair of fire retardant gloves
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: So sad, FIRE
Replies: 20
Views: 1710
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Re: So sad, FIRE

Yes I would be unclipping bonnet centre release , then cautiously lifting from the lower wing
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: So sad, FIRE
Replies: 20
Views: 1710
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Re: So sad, FIRE

Not good to see at all , but why was the bonnet not popped and extinguished at source, think it's worth us taking a look on you tube at how to tackle car fires quickly and at source tutorial
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rear car dolly for lends
Replies: 3
Views: 531
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Rear car dolly for lends

https://i.postimg.cc/1592J9k9/20190914-090605.jpg Hi all this has just been returned to me , Any one else want to borrow it , it bolts on where axle locates and enables you to move car with no axle on it is spirit level straight and you can jack the car up from it I'm located in Orpington Kent coll...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: What front oil seal leak ???
Replies: 6
Views: 2060
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Re: What front oil seal leak ???

I think it initially leaked because it had sat for a year very much stashed away in "hobby corner " at work , and also when i drained off the oil from the full Mark on the dipstick it was a good litre to much , as far as crank case breathing I've got that covered with the large Dwnnis welch modded b...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: What front oil seal leak ???
Replies: 6
Views: 2060
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Re: What front oil seal leak ???

Cheers for you advice on changing seal , and what seal works best . But my quandary is , has anyone else had a seal stop leaking after using the car " properly " and filling with the correct amount of oil,
Regards Darren
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: DISAPPEARING BRAKE PEDAL
Replies: 15
Views: 2362
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Re: DISAPPEARING BRAKE PEDAL

Had this on my S 1 yonks back , check the rear brake calipers , one side of mine was sticking on slightly, then warming up and letting by enough for the pedal to floor , let it all cool down and all was well , hands up I replaced the master cylinder 1st thinking it was that starting to fail , ( same...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Battery drain - solved
Replies: 13
Views: 2415
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Re: Battery drain

In all seriousness ( and you won't get that from me that often ) I'd disconnect battery and take dynalite off a d return for repair / replacement .......... an electrical fire ain't funny
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: What front oil seal leak ???
Replies: 6
Views: 2060
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What front oil seal leak ???

Hi all , since changing my oil and filter a couple of weeks back and re filling with a measuring jug the correct amount , and also ive now been driving the car more ???? Spiritedly :bigrin: it would seem my front crank oil seal leak is no more , i must add with messured amount of oil in the engine t...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Brighton speed trials vid
Replies: 5
Views: 2407
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Re: Brighton speed trials vid

Hi my terminal speed was 101 and that was just running the rev limiter ( 6000 rpm ) in 3rd gear
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Brighton speed trials vid
Replies: 5
Views: 2407
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Re: Brighton speed trials vid

Beat the lightweight ........ the most important thing :lol: :lol: :swerve:
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Brighton speed trials vid
Replies: 5
Views: 2407
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Brighton speed trials vid

My fastest run of the day at 14.2

Pleased with that considering I was on street tyres :bigrin: