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by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dunlop Racing tyre.
Replies: 6
Views: 303
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Re: Dunlop Racing tyre.

On my 8 inch rear Dunlop s I use a 245/60 /15 Avon cr6 and a 225/65/15 cr6 on the front 7" Dunlops
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Built by Many
Replies: 35
Views: 1863
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Re: Built by Many

I've just watched it and so far so good ( mind you anything E Type is good )
Looking forward to watching the nitty gritty strip down ...... God I'm glad mine is finished ..... ish :bigrin:
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: E Type UK article
Replies: 8
Views: 856
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Re: E Type UK article

Thanks for the advice
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: E Type UK article
Replies: 8
Views: 856
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Re: E Type UK article

Oh bottom !!! Missed that .. can anyone repost it here ??? Or is that copyright laws encroachment as such ???
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Just a reminder
Replies: 0
Views: 178
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Just a reminder

Heads up starting on film 4 at about 1am .

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I think it's "a film of its time " ( read a bit old and crappy ) but high E Type content might be worth a look . Record it on hard drive . Don't think it's worth staying up for :bigrin:
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Great MoT Confusion
Replies: 19
Views: 1015
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Re: The Great MoT Confusion

Still MOT ing all our excempt classics ..... just saying
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Initial set up
Replies: 1
Views: 197
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Initial set up

https://s22.postimg.cc/w0wc1huv5/20180804_091857.jpg So it was rolling road day today for my fresh build . No power runs or figures just setting up , mapping the ignition and leaning out the richness that was happening at around 3500 r pm . . Also cleaning up the progression from idle to main jets ...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Wheel spinner torque
Replies: 3
Views: 187
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Re: Wheel spinner torque

Thanks .... I did a search honest , but nothing came up :scratchheadyellow: . Well my spinners won't bottom out as they screw right through . Still tempted to lock wire them on :?:
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Wheel spinner torque
Replies: 3
Views: 187
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Wheel spinner torque

Hi all anyone know what torque ideally wheel spinners should be done up to , only ask as mine are all new , and I might make a tool that fits the spinners and my torque wrench . Rather than the inexact science of knocking them on and off . If it makes a difference mine are 3 eared peg drive Cheers f...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boring insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 383
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Re: Boring insurance

Well so far footman james are the cheapest with the mods . It seams to be roll cage that ups the price a bit . £374 which seams not to bad
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boring insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 383
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Re: Boring insurance

Hi yes I believe they Do .
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boring insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 383
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Boring insurance

Hi all . A hardy perennial question.....
So who's using who for insurance particularly on modified cars , mines due mid August so any ideas welcome .... So far Adrian flux want £430
Not to bad always open to suggestions .
.Darren
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which exhaust
Replies: 7
Views: 573
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Re: Which exhaust

Ecosse motorsport exhaust . Ian is a very pleasant guy to deal with . The system is something of beauty and really should go on the top side of car :bigrin: . And when it came to fitting a complete pleasure with a lot of adjustability built in to the design .... Yep big thumbs up
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Registering an old US import
Replies: 4
Views: 315
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Re: Registering an old US import

I spoke to Eileen at HMRC in Ireland ,That's the branch that issues NOVA for cars from the states . My cert had a digit wrong.
Very helpfull much more than DVLA
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front oil seal
Replies: 3
Views: 215
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Re: Front oil seal

Cheers for info ... it's a 69 4.2 engine ....
So the sumps got to come off..... bollax :thumbdown:
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front oil seal
Replies: 3
Views: 215
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Front oil seal

Hi all . Could do with advice from someone who's done the job . My front oil seal is leaking . It's all new but it's two years since I got engine back from builders and for the 1st 10 months was pugged up in hobby corner at work so I couldn't even get to turn it over . So I'm probably lucky it's the...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Prototype????
Replies: 8
Views: 569
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Re: Prototype????

Turns out the car also had 1 forward gear and 4 reverse :seeingstars:
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Prototype????
Replies: 8
Views: 569
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Prototype????

I've only heard about this once before , and the guy I heard it from can tell a tale or two , so I poo pooed it a bit but in the photo of the lightweight E the inlet is on the exhaust side and I assume the exhaust is the other ?????? Anyone else heard or know about this ???? I may owe "my mate" an a...
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone wants this
Replies: 3
Views: 356
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Re: Anyone wants this

So little there not enough to worry about
by dal2.0litrefrogeye
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone wants this
Replies: 3
Views: 356
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Anyone wants this

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One genuine 1 owner heat shield for between exhaust box and floor pan this is an original jaguar part and there for should be a gazillion Francs. But free to fellow forum members . Collection preferd or you can pay postage . Cheers . Dal