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by Heuer
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Dayton wire wheels S3 roadster
Replies: 33
Views: 369
Great Britain

Re: Dayton wire wheels S3 roadster

Great if it works John but we are asking questions because 'Fix-a-Flat' does not appear to be available in Europe. We are trying to understand its chemical composition to see if the available products in the UK (Tyreweld, Slime) will work as you suggest.
by Heuer
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Dayton wire wheels S3 roadster
Replies: 33
Views: 369
Great Britain

Re: Dayton wire wheels S3 roadster

This article adds more detail on the issues with 'Fix-a-Flat' sealant: https://www.dealnews.com/features/Heres-Why-You-Should-Think-Twice-Before-Using-Tire-Sealant/1742217.html Ray Livingston wrote this guide on how to correctly seal wire wheels for use with tubeless tyres: https://forums.jag-lovers...
by Heuer
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Dayton wire wheels S3 roadster
Replies: 33
Views: 369
Great Britain

Re: Dayton wire wheels S3 roadster

I was under the impression that once you use 'Fix a Flat' or similar run flat sealants the tyre can never be repaired using a plug and vulcanisation. Only puncture repair foams you can use and have the tyre repaired are the water based ones e.g. Tyreweld but cleaning the tyre for repair can be very ...
by Heuer
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Custom wheels series 1
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Great Britain

Re: Custom wheels series 1

Thread's are still here Eric! There is a full (and forthright!) thread on various wire wheels here: http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?t=196 Ditto the subject of wide wheels here: http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?t=152 Ditto the subject of painted or chromed: http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewt...
by Heuer
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Custom wheels series 1
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Great Britain

Re: Custom wheels series 1

Standard was 15" x 5" although 15" x 5.5" were offered for competition use on the rear only.
by Heuer
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: SU conversion on 1968 S1.5, what thermostat housing to use?
Replies: 4
Views: 111
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Re: SU conversion on 1968 S1.5, what thermostat housing to use?

The S1 manifold requires a special thermostat which is not readily available although SNGB can supply one: http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?p=65081#p65081
by Heuer
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Paint colour for Diff
Replies: 12
Views: 1337
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Re: Paint colour for Diff

Not quite correct I'm afraid! The final drive gear carrier casting was sealed inside and out with Glyptal paint. The Glyptal, an Insulating Alkyd Enamel Paint using a resin of glycerol phthalate, first made by General Electric in 1926, was used both inside and outside the diff casting to seal it and...
by Heuer
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Custom wheels series 1
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Great Britain

Re: Custom wheels series 1

The 250GT used 15" x 5.5" wheels and was fitted with 185VR15 Pirelli Cinturato tyres. The 275GTB used 14" wheels and was fitted 205 R14 Dunlop SP Sport tyres. The 250GTO was a race car and used 215/70 R15 98W on the front and 225/70 R15 100W at the back with 15" x 6" wheels at the front and 15" x 7"...
by Heuer
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Front brake flexi hose mounting bracket - Photos
Replies: 9
Views: 212
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Re: Front brake flexi hose mounting bracket - Photos

From 'Factory Fit':
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by Heuer
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for information on an early car
Replies: 9
Views: 402
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Re: Looking for information on an early car

The JDC 2011 edition of the Directory of Vehicles and Owners shows 850052 as being registered as 231 471 and being white in colour. I assume the reg number means it is supposed to be in foreign lands or maybe cloned?
by Heuer
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Custom wheels series 1
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Great Britain

Re: Custom wheels series 1

Incidentally those Borrani's you linked to are stock images and for the Ferrari 250 GTO. Those for the E-Type look very similar to the stock items i.e. no huge lip. https://i.postimg.cc/5Ng3CdYw/Image-1.jpg Best combination for looks and road holding are Dunlop SP Sports 185VR15 on 15" x 5.5" wheels...
by Heuer
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: S2 matching numbers block & cylinder head
Replies: 7
Views: 329
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Re: S2 matching numbers block & cylinder head

There is no published date when they stopped stamping the heads. I don't believe it necessarily coincided with a change in part number or head colour though.
by Heuer
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Comprehensive plating parts list
Replies: 2
Views: 156
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Re: Comprehensive plating parts list

Closest you will get are the JCNA judging guides which detail most parts. You need to read the S1 and S1.5 guides which will give you the details. Links to both are in the Forum Knowledge Base.
by Heuer
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Custom wheels series 1
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Great Britain

Re: Custom wheels series 1

The standard wheels and tyres suit the E-Type perfectly. If you want or need anything else then your driving ability or ego is at fault, not the car.
by Heuer
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Open Day April 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1342
Great Britain

Re: Open Day April 2019

Please cut and paste to add your name to the list David Jones Richard Hartfall Steve Hook (mgcjag) Steve&Jo (TheDampMan) Jonathan John (johnetype) Julian aka cactusman Jerry Lunt Jeremy Stuart Exelby John and Teresa Fowle Paul and Sandra (paulsco) Martin Scherz Peter Crespin Simon Pimblett Julian B...
by Heuer
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Triple SU building tutorial
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Great Britain

Re: Triple SU building tutorial

These are listed in the Forum Knowledge Base: Balancing SU and Stromberg Carburettors: https://www.dropbox.com/s/6pmcaqykapw7nhh/carb%20balance.pdf?dl=1 SU Carburettor Notes: http://www.jcna.com/library/tech/tech0006.html SU Tuning Guide: https://www.dropbox.com/s/tc0k3pac07y3mub/SU_Tuning_1.pdf?dl=...
by Heuer
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Metallifacture jack
Replies: 16
Views: 700
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Re: Metallifacture jack

Half Gloss.
by Heuer
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for my old E-Type reg "XKE 75"
Replies: 24
Views: 1034
Great Britain

Re: Looking for my old E-Type reg "XKE 75"

Thank you Roberto for putting things in perspective. Hopefully you will see your car again.
by Heuer
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Xmas Lights
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Great Britain

Re: Xmas Lights

The lights switch on/off randomly, you then need to break those as quickly as possible before they change again. Quite difficult if you have a big screen!
by Heuer
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for my old E-Type reg "XKE 75"
Replies: 24
Views: 1034
Great Britain

Re: Looking for my old E-Type reg "XKE 75"

As the copyright is vested in the photographer I am not sure how Mr Giordanelli can claim the rights when he is featured in the photographs in an era before 'selfies'. If the owner of XKE 75 wants copies of the photos for his personal collection then right clicking the images on XKEdata allows "save...