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by wagstefan
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: E-Type Running Reports
Topic: 15 hour road trip in hellcat, UK - Austria
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Germany

Re: 15 hour road trip in hellcat, UK - Austria

Also from my side: lovely to read someone uses the car as it was intended from their manufacturers! And yes, I do also like originality but sometimes it is exaggerated in my point of view. So much more than fancying a 110% original trailer queen, I really love a car to be treated as it was supposed ...
by wagstefan
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Early Girling 4173 front shock absorbers
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Germany

Re: Early Girling 4173 front shock absorbers

Hi Bud,

Have sent you a private message hereover....

885041 is sensational! I wish I could get my early FHC in regard of originality and beauty close to yours.
Cheers

Stefan
by wagstefan
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: 3.8 OTS Seats
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Germany

Re: 3.8 OTS Seats

My FHC (end 62, very early 63) has grey roadster seats. And for sure original!

Cheers
by wagstefan
Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: FACTORY FIT - Series 1 3.8
Replies: 231
Views: 245983
Germany

Re: FACTORY FIT - Series 1 3.8

Original first tanks (first 500):

Best pic can be seen at xked.com at car no. 875101. it is original (same with 885017) but different to the remanufactured version at classicjaguar.com for 885013, There the flange (or muff / bead) is missing...
by wagstefan
Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: FACTORY FIT - Series 1 3.8
Replies: 231
Views: 245983
Germany

Re:

Sump Assembly The very early cars (first 500) used a petrol tank sump assembly C19107 which was considerably shorter than the C19302 sump assembly used later. The change probably coincided with the change of the fuel pump from Lucas 78388/A-2.FP to Lucas 78387/D-2.FP which was covered earlier in th...
by wagstefan
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Early Girling 4173 front shock absorbers
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Germany

Re: Early Girling 4173 front shock absorbers

Hi Carsten,

How are things going...

Thank you for your reply. But this implies, that you could disassemble the shock absorbers, right?! How did you do that? At least with the old ones, I have no clue, how this could happen?!

Cheers

Stefan
by wagstefan
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Early Girling 4173 front shock absorbers
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Germany

Early Girling 4173 front shock absorbers

Hi there, I recently had some original, very early Girling 4173 front shock absorbers in my hands. They have been replaced to the later Girling 4298 whereby the rear ones have been retained longer. The car they came from wasn't driven for at least 25 years. I have seen early cars being recently rest...
by wagstefan
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Marston Radiator Numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Germany

Re: Marston Radiator Numbers

Best indication of no. of cars is the engine number.... Yes, there have been deviations of +- 100 and sometimes in very rare occasions even more, but in general this gives a good indication of what no. of car were built prior to yours. Alternatively look at the body number, find a corresponding FHC ...
by wagstefan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Build your own E type
Replies: 13
Views: 2973
Germany

Re: Build your own E type

@Mike,

Garry (Red Kite) meant the Deagostini model for assembly could be the same as the one for 7250,- GBP only in parts.
If so, approx. 900,- GBP is definitely a bargain compared to 7250,- GBP...

Cheers
by wagstefan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Build your own E type
Replies: 13
Views: 2973
Germany

Re: Build your own E type

I just applied to that model (actually two of them). A free and willing decision after having read through this thread as well as watching every available clip on Youtube. I did the Monogram one and yes, it is good value for money, whereby the Deagostini one is really not a bargain. But I always wis...
by wagstefan
Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Shelley Jack - ebay
Replies: 12
Views: 2684
Germany

Not complaining about the price but the "restoration" is awful! Just showered paint over the whole thing. And somehow the bottom of the jack with the spindles / screws look altered. But it seems that this is an original jack. So if you want an original one.... he is open for offers. So maybe there i...
by wagstefan
Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jack challenge
Replies: 51
Views: 16330
Germany

Hahaha..... and 350,- GBP is everything but a bargain!
by wagstefan
Mon May 06, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Shelley Jack
Replies: 36
Views: 12524
Germany

Richard, My "correct" purchase was pure coincidence. At time of purchase I did not even know, that there are two types existing (2 and 3 stage ones). I first read about this difference in the E-Type Club mag approx 1 year or maybe less after purchase. When reading I was almost sure, I would not have...
by wagstefan
Sun May 05, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Shelley Jack
Replies: 36
Views: 12524
Germany

Richard, Did you get the original handle with the jack? If so, you really got hen's teeth as the handle is even a multiple rarer than the jack itself - congrats! I got one at Ebay but am not sure, if it was the right size (either the hole is a bit worn or the handle is one little size too small - co...
by wagstefan
Sun May 05, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Shelley Jack
Replies: 36
Views: 12524
Germany

Hi Richard, That is real good news! I hope you found a 3-stage one and it did not cost a fortune? The price you paid would be interesting. You did not come across a second one as I do have 2 very early cars (OBL FHC and a very early Flatfloor roadster) and only have one correct jack? Thank you! Rega...
by wagstefan
Sun May 05, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Shelley Jack
Replies: 36
Views: 12524
Germany

Can be found from time to time on Ebay (mainly from the US) but in the meantime with horrifying price tags (last one changed hands for ~1240,- US$. The previous ended at ~700 US$ (with a damaged handle hole) and I got mine for ~300 US$ three years ago neither me nor the seller knowing that there is ...
by wagstefan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: SUPPORT NEEDED: Chrome Wire Wheel Identification --> DAYT
Replies: 0
Views: 759
Germany

SUPPORT NEEDED: Chrome Wire Wheel Identification --> DAYT

Hi there, I kindly ask for your support. I have been offered a set of chrome wire wheels with the following stamp on the innerside of the wheel rim. It reads: 9 22 95 2302 AW1 DOT USA T 15x5 JJ http://imageshack.us/a/img853/2459/20130423chromewirewheel.jpg I would like to know, what make it is. In p...
by wagstefan
Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Die Cast Model : Series 2 FHC
Replies: 6
Views: 2107
Germany

AUTOART was also promising release of the Serie 1 for more than 6 years before it effectively came on hte market a few months ago.

So just be patient - maybe they are this time a bit faster believing that the wheels must have taken some time to model.

Good luck!
by wagstefan
Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: WOO 777 E-Type West Sussex
Replies: 3
Views: 2284
Germany

A bit late but xked.com features this car incl. a picture confirming that this car currently wears this number: http://www.xkedata.com/gallery/zoom/?id=164982 In addition it was offered back in 2011 and the shop is also mentioned. So a potential opportunity to get a link to the current owner... Good...
by wagstefan
Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: 'Sugar scoop' colour?
Replies: 8
Views: 2119
Germany

Officially the body colour scoops were discontinued after the first 500 cars. The chassis numbers of these cars reads as follows: 850001 - 850091 860001 - 860004 875001 - 875385 885001 - 885020 But as always, there might be some exceptions. E.g. 860022 was claimed to have body coloured sugar scoops....