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by Thim
Thu Feb 11, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Electroplating - a dummies guide
Replies: 20
Views: 12846
Norway

Re: Electroplating - a dummies guide

I know I'm 11 years late, but I just tried electroplating myself without success. I made the electrolyte with white vinegar 7%, and dessolved 2 99,8% nickelplates in that solution. It turned blue, not green. They were extremly clean, and only the nickel toucthed the solution. No copper wire in there...
by Thim
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Blueprints of the E-type body.
Replies: 0
Views: 1024
Norway

Blueprints of the E-type body.

I'm studying civil engineering and have access to very powerful software for construction, CFD etc. To learn it I'm considering to use my free time to construct the E-type and see where the weakneses are for torsion and stiffness in the body. To do it, I will need excat dimensions for all the bodypa...
by Thim
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Subframe mountings (shims??)
Replies: 7
Views: 2870
Norway

Re: Subframe mountings (shims??)

Thanks for the info guys! I'will be ordering some shims then :)
by Thim
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Subframe mountings (shims??)
Replies: 7
Views: 2870
Norway

Subframe mountings (shims??)

On my 67' s1 2+2 E, the subframe mounting on the IRS is alot wider than what they should be. (bought from SNG) been 8 years since i started restoring the thing, and I can't remember if it had shims beween the mountings and the car. SNG sell these shims (C17228), but is this really correct to use? Do...
by Thim
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Gearbox spring
Replies: 4
Views: 2102
Norway

Gearbox spring

Hey, technical drawings shows the spring with only the underside supported on a rubber mount. Should there be one in both ends to prevent scratching? Pictures below.
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by Thim
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Seals and seals...
Replies: 10
Views: 2053
Norway

Re: Seals and seals...

aha, PeterCrespin, I have not look in any book becuase I have lost it :( buying new one soon. Anyway, nr 2 I think is correct from different website I have checked. It is very simular to the one sitting on the rear quarter windows (wich somehow wasns't included in my kit...). Nr3 do not have indents...
by Thim
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Seals and seals...
Replies: 10
Views: 2053
Norway

Re: Seals and seals...

Thanks for the help guys. I see there have been quite some changes in how Jaguar sealed the doors and windows. I have figured 1,2,4 are correct. 3 must likely correct and 5 deffinitly wrong, still not sure but I will figure along the way with the rest.
by Thim
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Seals and seals...
Replies: 10
Views: 2053
Norway

Seals and seals...

Hello fellas! I'm in the process of installing seals all round the car, but I'm not sure where they all go. Pretty sure about the A and B pillar, but the rest is just guessing. can I get some help :) all seals are from SNG. 1: pretty sure this is correct https://i.postimg.cc/tJ2T4n2R/1.jpg 2: pretty...
by Thim
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Dismantling dashboard
Replies: 3
Views: 1117
Norway

Re: Dismantling dashboard

Thank You! that help alot, I will contact my dad and guide him over the phone and we see how it goes :)
-Do you know if the black plastic nobs that are on the heater controll valves still can be bougth?
by Thim
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Dismantling dashboard
Replies: 3
Views: 1117
Norway

Dismantling dashboard

I'm going to switch dashboard with a nice fellow from here in UK, but my father that are bringing the dashboard is leaving early this saturday. His last chance to dismantle them is tomorrow. Hope someone can help real quick with these questions. se the pictures for relation. Dashboard 1: take out th...
by Thim
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: LHD Facia panels?
Replies: 4
Views: 1134
Norway

Re: LHD Facia panels?

I sendt you a PM Lester.
1954Etype and quattrofrank, thank you for the offer, but I think that the s2 may have a indented controllswitch for the heater adjustment, so the looks will not be the same :/
by Thim
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: LHD Facia panels?
Replies: 4
Views: 1134
Norway

LHD Facia panels?

I'm swithing my s1 2+2 (1967) to LHD but I can't seem to find anyone that sell the facia panels... I have contacted SNG Barrat, they dont have it, I have tried Etype Uk, still waiting for respons from them, and some other folks I have forgotten the name of. Is there anyone here that know where I can...
by Thim
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: White wall tires 205/70r15
Replies: 4
Views: 1191
Norway

Re: White wall tires 205/70r15

Thank you for the tip. Hm yea, I think I will give the white wall a chance 😉
by Thim
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: White wall tires 205/70r15
Replies: 4
Views: 1191
Norway

White wall tires 205/70r15

Hey, I'm looking for some white walls for my s1. I have been looking all over the internett but all the white walls i seem to find is do not have the speedindex V that the E-type needs. I have been in contact with a few tire dealers in the UK, but they all say that they need to special make one, cos...
by Thim
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)
Replies: 11
Views: 4979
Norway

Re: Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)

Cool, when you get one don't hassitate to ask if you need any help, love to learn while helping others and share the knowledge I have gotten so far. Plus I have 5000 pics of nearly every part and how they go togheter 😉
by Thim
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)
Replies: 11
Views: 4979
Norway

Re: Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)

Welcome Thim! Fantastic job you are doing. I was only doing bicycles at 15!! You have clearly done plenty of homework or have an experienced guide. Excellent back axle work :smile: Only thing for me is I don't like to see a car in all one colour, inside and out which is why I changed my interior to...
by Thim
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)
Replies: 11
Views: 4979
Norway

Re: Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)

Welcome :bigrin: I guess you were the one that purchased the bonnet off my car. Good to see that the project is progressing And to the old guys in the club: There are plenty of younger guys waiting to take over your car :lol: Probably is, funny to find you here :) that bonnet certainly saved me alo...
by Thim
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)
Replies: 11
Views: 4979
Norway

Hello all, young Etype owner joining the club :)

Hello from Norway! I'm relatively new here and want to introduce myself and get to know the community. I got my Jaguar Etype s1 2+2 when I was 15 and it needed full restoration. (see pictures) 😯now I'm 22, finished school and have become a mechanic (naturly...) and are now studying on to become a si...
by Thim
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Custom wheels series 1
Replies: 21
Views: 4371
Norway

Re: Custom wheels series 1

First og all I would like to thank you all for some great answers. I'm new here, and this is my 7 year into the restoraton of my e-type. I started when i was 15, and really wish I had registered myself here before... would have saved alot of time.. Anyway, I have red all the topics on wheels now, I ...
by Thim
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Custom wheels series 1
Replies: 21
Views: 4371
Norway

Custom wheels series 1

I'm looking for wheels for my s1 1967 2+2,but I've heard some "horror" stories... I want as wide wheels as possible. I think 16*7 could work? But I've heard they may hit the inner side of the body, I need to remove the bump stop (no biggy), but do anyone know how much rubber I can have? Also heard t...