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by ahrbruz
Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fuel line clamps
Replies: 1
Views: 1364
Canada

Fuel line clamps

These must have been destined for the recent 1966 'E' that sold for some $450,000 US.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/121218785437?ssP ... 1423.l2649

Aplogies for not knowing how to downsize.

Cheers,

Bruce
by ahrbruz
Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Best oils - specific brands and types please.
Replies: 16
Views: 9344
Canada

Oil

I have been using Castrol GTX 20-50W for over three decades.

Cheers,

Bruce
by ahrbruz
Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Radio console removal
Replies: 2
Views: 2224
Canada

Radio console

A couple of suggestions:

1) Lower the centre instrument panel, if you haven't already done so.

2) Move the shifter to reverse; this will provide extra room.

Cheers,

Bruce
by ahrbruz
Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:34 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: re enamelling exhaust manifolds
Replies: 52
Views: 26185
Canada

Exhaust Manifold

Better yet, if you can find it, "stove paint". This is a product for cast iron stoves that use wood as a fuel. I've used it, and it lasts and lasts. When I tried barbeque paint, it turned sort of grey after few months.

Cheers,

Bruce
by ahrbruz
Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:00 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Bonnet pick up!
Replies: 5
Views: 3570
Canada

Bonnet

Francis: As the E-Type was almost hand-made, it is likely that a replacement bonnet will require a considerable amount of 'fettling' to make it fit. In all probability, it will either be too short, or too long. Result: add metal or cut back. The curve of the wings will also have to be adjusted to fi...
by ahrbruz
Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:06 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Undercar
Replies: 7
Views: 4358
Canada

Underbody

Francis: Paintable 'bodyschutz' is the way to go. Apply to floorpan and the underside of front and rear wings (fenders), then paint body colour. JCNA Concours judging must be done from a standing or kneeling position I believe. Go to the JCNA website and download the judging guide for your series of...
by ahrbruz
Fri Jan 25, 2008 2:25 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Greetings from Canada
Replies: 2
Views: 2939
Canada

Greetings from Canada

Have owned my 1969 ots since 1972, and am currently involved in a D.I.Y. bare metal respray. The 'E' was my daily driver at first, then was demoted to the 'second car'. The daily kept changing: a Pontiac Astre wagon, 1960 Jaguar Mk II, 1966 MGB-GT, Nissan Sentra wagon, and in 1994, a Saturn SW2 (yes...