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by adam
Mon Jun 20, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 78
Views: 14055
Great Britain

Re: New Forum

Big thanks to David I get lost without the forum.

Adam
by adam
Tue Jun 14, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forum Access Problems
Replies: 78
Views: 15064
Great Britain

Great job for sorting it out.

Thanks Adam
by adam
Thu May 12, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 3.8 FHC -what size socket for crank pulley bolt?
Replies: 10
Views: 3818
Great Britain

My 123 has been fitted for 8 years no problems at all fit and forget.

Adam
by adam
Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Horn push assembly S1
Replies: 28
Views: 10140
Great Britain

Looks like S3 hub caps might be more in demand now?

Adam
by adam
Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Horn push assembly S1
Replies: 28
Views: 10140
Great Britain

The retaining ring takes the brass contact, and the cut out locates the horn push to stop horn push spinning round. Also without retaining ring it would just fall out. The ring is the stop to locate it on the centre, because without it the hub cap badge is the same diameter as the hole.

Adam
by adam
Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Horn push assembly S1
Replies: 28
Views: 10140
Great Britain

The badges were only glued in and are the same size as the horn push but missing the retaining ring. Also badge too flat... needs to be ground and polished to create the correct radius to match the original. I had an old pattern horn push so I removed the retaining ring and Epoxy resined to badge an...
by adam
Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Horn push assembly S1
Replies: 28
Views: 10140
Great Britain

The badge on the hub caps has to be modified to use it as a horn push, its missing the thin retaining ring on its base. I cut one of an old pattern one and glued it on, also the radius is different and has to be ground and polished to match the original.I Will post pictures soon, my car wears a modi...
by adam
Thu Mar 17, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Repairing a tach generator
Replies: 5
Views: 1883
Great Britain

I had a broken wire in a spare I had and a loose bush, managed to lazer weld wire and used bearing fit for the bush.

Adam
by adam
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: aluminium tags on master cylinders on 63 3.8
Replies: 3
Views: 2421
Great Britain

Thanks for the information just what I was looking for.

Adam
by adam
Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: aluminium tags on master cylinders on 63 3.8
Replies: 3
Views: 2421
Great Britain

aluminium tags on master cylinders on 63 3.8

Can anyone tell what is stamped on the tags, I know that the front brake master is DOM which is date of manufacture and vbm 4705.But what about the rear and clutch ?

Adam
by adam
Mon Jan 25, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: clutch master cylinder
Replies: 7
Views: 2172
Great Britain

Thanks for the replies just what I needed to know,be ordering one tonight.I am going to remake pipe work.

Adam
by adam
Sun Jan 24, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: clutch master cylinder
Replies: 7
Views: 2172
Great Britain

clutch master cylinder

Has anyone used the Dunlop style master cylinder for there 3.8, from XKs unlimted or Welshnet mine has the later Girling type fitted and want it to at least look more original.

Adam
by adam
Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2016. Getting together? 24th April Drive it Day at Bicester
Replies: 319
Views: 65255
Great Britain

Sadly I have to miss, what looks like its going to be a great gathering due to back surgery.

Adam
by adam
Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Antifreeze
Replies: 22
Views: 7916
Great Britain

I use Bluecol and change it every 2 years.

Adam
by adam
Tue Dec 29, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Oil Pressure Gauge - information please
Replies: 19
Views: 6983
Great Britain

861007 made Nov 62 , made in UK on op gauge other 3 made in England no markings on case.

Adam
by adam
Sun Dec 27, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Trickle charger, yes or no
Replies: 6
Views: 3211
Great Britain

I have used a C TEK battery conditioner for seven years on my car no problems.Still the same battery in all that time.

Adam
by adam
Wed Dec 23, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 32
Views: 8291
Great Britain

Happy Christmas to everyone, and thanks to everybody for there advice and help on the forum.

Adam
by adam
Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Help to mid console look
Replies: 27
Views: 9342
Great Britain

Perhaps a PO took out all the cross hatch metal work, and replaced it with an original set of dot pattern who knows.

Adam
by adam
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Help to mid console look
Replies: 27
Views: 9342
Great Britain

Not sure on the cut of point for dash pattern, mine has a dot pattern which is original and is higher build number than 860912.

Adam
by adam
Mon Nov 23, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Horn push
Replies: 1
Views: 1368
Great Britain

Horn push

Bit of an anorak moment,just watching the Autocar test drive of the new lightweight e type. Horn push is a modern replica part the Jaguars head ears are in the white squares not the black of the original part.

Adam