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by Heuer
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 3
Views: 229
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Re: Tyres

Interestingly the Dunlop are more expensive than the Michelin XVS here in the UK: https://www.longstonetyres.co.uk/classic-car-tyres/jaguar/e-type.html#page=2 I have XVS on my OTS and Dunlop Sport on my FHC. The Dunlop's seem to fill the wheel arch better and from the front/rear look fatter (this is...
by Heuer
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dishonest, Incompetent, Feckless ? You choose.
Replies: 37
Views: 3448
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Re: Dishonest, Incompetent, Feckless ? You choose.

Good luck with that! If you are talking hundreds of thousands of pounds then it may be worth it but for £12k life is too short. :thumbdown:
by Heuer
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Help pls - Alternator voltage too high, blowing LEDs?
Replies: 21
Views: 450
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Re: Help pls - Alternator voltage too high, blowing LEDs?

You could use a driver on the strip LED's because they are 'floating' and do not have one side to earth. Just a matter of finding one that will work with the strips. Maybe something like this http://tinyurl.com/ycw7nboe without needing to use the remote? Not a recommendation though! Hopefully the LE...
by Heuer
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Help pls - Alternator voltage too high, blowing LEDs?
Replies: 21
Views: 450
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Re: Help pls - Alternator voltage too high, blowing LEDs?

LED's have a 'strike' voltage above which they illuminate and vendors usually quote as 12v but is typically 10.8v although it varies greatly. Anything below that voltage and the LED will not illuminate and a battery left for a few days will probably read below 11v. When you attempt to start the car ...
by Heuer
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Help pls - Alternator voltage too high, blowing LEDs?
Replies: 21
Views: 450
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Re: Help pls - Alternator voltage too high, blowing LEDs?

14.3v is standard but I doubt 14.6v is going to make any difference to anything in the car including LED's. Under normal operation the voltage at the supply lines ranges between 9 V and 16 V (12-V system) whilst Garages and emergency road services have been known to utilize 24-V sources for emergenc...
by Heuer
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible server issue
Replies: 4
Views: 160
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Re: Possible server issue

I did notice a slow response from the server on one day earlier this week but everything seems to back to normal for me. Suggest you:
a) Delete all board cookies (see bottom of page)
b) Delete your browser cache
c) Try a different browser
by Heuer
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Just Joined the Forum - looking for help on buying a car
Replies: 23
Views: 464
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Re: Just Joined the Forum - looking for help on buying a car

Andrew

To be clear, are those costs US$ or Aus$?
by Heuer
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring
Replies: 15
Views: 399
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Re: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring

1" sounds more correct for a non critical part.
by Heuer
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring
Replies: 15
Views: 399
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Re: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring

Jaguar would have used imperial measures so it will be in inches and/or fractions of inches. Never try measuring anything on an E-Type in metric! That is probably why many reproduction parts don't fit. :idea:
by Heuer
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Soft top weights
Replies: 9
Views: 267
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Re: Soft top weights

I don't think you can fit it to an existing hood as the sleeve needs to be stitched to the hood before the lead sausage bag can be pulled through. You may however be able to glue the smaller (but no less effective) lead pocket to your existing S1 hood, hence my suggestion. That is probably your best...
by Heuer
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Soft top weights
Replies: 9
Views: 267
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Re: Soft top weights

The long sausage lead bag is only for the S1 hood which is different to the S2 hood: http://i.imgur.com/cF1uIk3.jpg S1 with three bows (red circle shows location of the long lead bag): https://i.postimg.cc/5tw7LgPY/Image-2.jpg The S2 has the rectangular patch glued to the hood with the lead weight i...
by Heuer
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: FACTORY FIT - Series 1 4.2
Replies: 32
Views: 21745
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Re: FACTORY FIT - Series 1 4.2

Horns The Lucas WT 618 hi/low note horns were fitted to all 3.8 and 4.2 cars up to 1E1062/1E10771/1E20362/30856. These were located in the front bonnet beneath the headlights. http://i.imgur.com/vxLm11R.jpg http://i.imgur.com/zl8aAqZ.jpg When the cars left the Factory the horns would still have had...
by Heuer
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: FACTORY FIT - Series 1 3.8
Replies: 238
Views: 285590
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Re: FACTORY FIT - Series 1 3.8

Starter Solenoid The first E-Type's were fitted with the Lucas ST950 solenoid; Lucas part number 76465A/E, Jaguar part number C16047 listed in the August 1961 J30 SPC. https://i.imgur.com/PONIUCm.jpg This solenoid had a cast alloy body with integrated mount, Lucar blade connectors and a black rubbe...
by Heuer
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Clip-On Bullet Mirror
Replies: 12
Views: 446
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Re: Clip-On Bullet Mirror

Yes, the problem is the mounts are designed for deep flat frames whereas on the E-Type they are curved and narrow. The result is the mirrors are only held in place by a very small area of the mount. I had to modify the rear metal clip to make it shallower and then grind the cast chromed mount into a...
by Heuer
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Lucas PL700 Headlamps
Replies: 5
Views: 269
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Re: Lucas PL700 Headlamps

My RHD originals have the bronze rear finish like the one on the right in your photos. The 1962 Lucas catalogue in our KB may be of some help: https://www.dropbox.com/s/iw1zc7525r742 ... 2.pdf?dl=1
by Heuer
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Clip-On Bullet Mirror
Replies: 12
Views: 446
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Re: Clip-On Bullet Mirror

I have clip on mirrors which attach to the window frame. Never tried those but they may be too heavy for the mount. Even the flat ones are difficult to keep in place but if one of those bullets came off at speed it is likely it would cause damage to the bodywork and paint.
by Heuer
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Soft top weights
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Great Britain

Re: Soft top weights

It was in that thread but this may make it clearer:

S2 lead bag:
Image
by Heuer
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Great Britain

Re: Tyres

In the UK if you fit winter tyres you must tell your insurance company because they are a change to the standard (as delivered) specification.
by Heuer
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Great Britain

Re: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring

Just been told that Marek makes the cancelling ring. Suggest you PM him.
by Heuer
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Great Britain

Re: 3.8 Indicator white plastic cancelling ring

Someone on J-L made one on a 3D printer. Worth checking over there and see if he can make more or offer the data.