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by 265bhp
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part
Replies: 7
Views: 411
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Re: Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part

Hi Barry I already have Simon from SNG on the case...Barratt’s claim they have re-tooled to improve fit...but as I noted in the original post the gasket they supplied is exactly the same as from Wilkinson’s...so clearly not a unique product.... Simon hasn’t phoned back yet...let’s see what he says a...
by 265bhp
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Great Britain

Re: Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part

Hi Andrew
Dependant on what CMC say, I have another solution in mind...will report back
by 265bhp
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Great Britain

Re: Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part

Hi Steve and Dave

I have spoken with CMC this afternoon and they are seeing what they could supply
I will then try Baines if needs be

Many thanks
Jonathan
by 265bhp
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part
Replies: 7
Views: 411
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Indicator gasket : another poor reproduction part

2 suppliers 2 gaskets Both identical Neither fit.... :banghead: https://i.postimg.cc/FHtPpfWf/CE74-F56-D-3-DAE-4193-BFC5-8-B38-EFBD8-BAF.jpg Especially frustrating as I ordered the second one from a certain supplier who claims they did their own tooling to ensure an improved first...(currently being...
by 265bhp
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rubber gland seals to indicators
Replies: 2
Views: 236
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Re: Rubber gland seals to indicators

Hi Richard

They are pretty close...just Possibly too small..I reckon I need more like 19mm ID...but I will call them tomorrow and see what they say

Many thanks
Jonathan
by 265bhp
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rubber gland seals to indicators
Replies: 2
Views: 236
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Rubber gland seals to indicators

Morning all Doers anyone know where I might obtain new ones of these please https://i.postimg.cc/7Y66LkGK/9-CCFEF0-E-4514-46-F0-9-DC1-386583-DC1418.jpg I have asked SNG who currently say they wont supply as they are part of their total replacement indicator units, and places like CarBuilder or Vehic...
by 265bhp
Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Auto Bodycraft ; Wrenbury
Replies: 3
Views: 292
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Re: Auto Bodycraft ; Wrenbury

Thanks both...sounds positive..!
by 265bhp
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Auto Bodycraft ; Wrenbury
Replies: 3
Views: 292
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Auto Bodycraft ; Wrenbury

Hi

Has anyone ever used these guys for painting, a friend who lives near to them needs his early 911 repainting after an extensive metalwork restoration
Would appreciate any feedback, good or bad so I can pass it on

Thanks
Jonathan
by 265bhp
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Heater hose C18987, diameter fitting adapter C17421
Replies: 9
Views: 677
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Re: Heater hose C18987, diameter fitting adapter C17421

+1 for the Fosseway moulded hoses..probably not the cheapest but the tapered fit on that one is perfect
Mine needed a bit of trimming but they look superb


Jonathan
by 265bhp
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Le Mans Video
Replies: 8
Views: 774
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Re: Le Mans Video

Beautiful story....
Thank you Julian
by 265bhp
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Initial engine run - procedure?
Replies: 7
Views: 519
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Re: Initial engine run - procedure?

Excellent...well done...must be satisfying it’s all basically working...just needs adjustments... :bouncyyellow:
by 265bhp
Sat May 23, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Front bumpers with no over riders
Replies: 3
Views: 460
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Re: Front bumpers with no over riders

Hi Darren

Let me know if I can help at all
Progress on the car is slow, I only just collected them now they are plated from Silvabronz yesterday...!

Jonathan
by 265bhp
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Balance Link Springs
Replies: 16
Views: 2247
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Re: Balance Link Springs

Good job Phil
Well worth it
by 265bhp
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing of starter motor cable
Replies: 3
Views: 458
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Re: Routing of starter motor cable

Many thanks Christopher....good to know it is possible

Coincidently I came across an earlier and similar question and that Julian (kinglets) had taken a similar approach

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=3488

Regards
Jonathan
by 265bhp
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing of starter motor cable
Replies: 3
Views: 458
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Routing of starter motor cable

Apart from the fact that Jaguar did route this cable all the way round the front of the engine.....is there any reason why I shouldn’t create a shorter cable and take the direct route around the back of the block...? I don’t see any physical reason why this couldn’t work...but would like to know if ...
by 265bhp
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help me decide on new leather or old
Replies: 3
Views: 766
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Re: Help me decide on new leather or old

Paul If you can keep the faces then I would do so...you cannot replace the character of old leather I recover and repair leather steering wheels for early 911’s, as a hobby ( of sorts) so appreciate the quality and character of originality Why don’t you begin try it and see what you think...if you a...
by 265bhp
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Instrument brass rivets
Replies: 4
Views: 1075
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Re: Instrument brass rivets

If Julian was happy to help here perhaps we could ask him to supply these rivers....I watched his staff build up new rear lights a few years back and looked in envy on the boxes of copper rivets they had for these...
by 265bhp
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Balance Link Springs
Replies: 16
Views: 2247
Great Britain

Re: Balance Link Springs

Hi Phil
A quick etch prime and then gloss top coat...all in 2K paint, no particular brand
Best
Jonathan
by 265bhp
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Balance Link Springs
Replies: 16
Views: 2247
Great Britain

Re: Balance Link Springs

I spent ages cleaning my old ones...and to avoid the problem of painting in the unstretched position, I stretched them whilst painting..... :roll:
by 265bhp
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Front Lower Fulcrum Block
Replies: 30
Views: 3065
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Re: Front Lower Fulcrum Block

Hi Tom Given mines a 63 car I will go with the 45.24, as that is what it was built with Whilst I will have spent around 8 hours by the time I get back to where I am now, for me the restoration experience is a learning process, so never a waste of time It’s a journey...and it should always be somethi...