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by 3edc4rfv
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SNG Barratt User Group
Replies: 47
Views: 2146
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Re: SNG Barratt User Group

In respose to 3edc4rfv's post I'd guess what they don't want is just a list of parts that someone things are "rubbish". What would be useful is an example of a pa.......: You assume that all I'm going to whine about is lousy parts? Every item I've ever gotten from them was steller, it's the service...
by 3edc4rfv
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SNG Barratt User Group
Replies: 47
Views: 2146
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Re: SNG Barratt User Group

Would you take input from folks who did NOT have a good experience with some aspect of SNG? In retail it's more important to learn what you're doing wrong than what you're doing right.
by 3edc4rfv
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winter photos
Replies: 1
Views: 331
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Re: Winter photos

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by 3edc4rfv
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Heat Shrink
Replies: 15
Views: 1155
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Re: Heat Shrink

If you want to make a really good job of it, use self amalgamating tape. This forms an homogeneous mass as it gets overlapped on itself. Very nice, although not as easy to make changes once the loom has been wrapped. Regards There is now a clear version of this stuff. I found some on Amazon, made b...
by 3edc4rfv
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Heat Shrink
Replies: 15
Views: 1155
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Re: Heat Shrink

I encapsulated my new engine bay wiring harness with clear heatshrink and sealed all wires and joints with a glue/sealer compatible with the stuff (sorry I don't have a name for it). This should keep the lower quality wiring and insulation safe from oil leaks and rain containing modern pollutants. \...
by 3edc4rfv
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Plugging the two extra cooling holes in an XJ6 head.
Replies: 4
Views: 470
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Plugging the two extra cooling holes in an XJ6 head.

The XJ6 head I've been rebuilding for my E is almost done. Can I tap the two extra holes in the rear (they're pretty close to a 1/4 pipe thread) and use brass setscrews as plugs (with some red Locktite)? While I can machine aluminium plugs, it doesn't seem necessary, unless folks are going to tell m...