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by 1954Etype
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil cooler XJ6 on E type
Replies: 19
Views: 3065
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Re: Oil cooler XJ6 on E type

I've never needed (or thought I needed one). We tend to look at what the factory did and follow that (apart from S1 Radiator fan and S1 Brakes). They decided that they weren't needed and it seems to be a lot of work to fit something that I don't believe you will see any benefit from. Still, a good e...
by 1954Etype
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Oil cooler XJ6 on E type
Replies: 19
Views: 3065
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Re: Oil cooler XJ6 on E type

Out of interest, why do you need an oil cooler on a road car (unless I have missed something for the last 44 years worth of driving E Types?).

Angus
by 1954Etype
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: NEW RADIATOR...
Replies: 1
Views: 440
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Re: NEW RADIATOR...

Mike, cant you get your original one re-cored?
by 1954Etype
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Adjusting drivers door shut line
Replies: 10
Views: 1026
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Re: Adjusting drivers door shut line

Mike, I'm confused (not hard I know!). The leading edge of the door shuts against the A pillar and not the bonnet (unless you have had yours extensively modified). That being the case, the way we fit doors is to put a piece of paper between the 2 edges and close the door slowly. If the paper goes ti...
by 1954Etype
Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Air conditioning RHD
Replies: 8
Views: 674
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Re: Air conditioning RHD

PM sent
by 1954Etype
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Air conditioning RHD
Replies: 8
Views: 674
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Re: Air conditioning RHD

The one that we have used is the fresh air system with underdash vents.
by 1954Etype
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Air conditioning RHD
Replies: 8
Views: 674
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Re: Air conditioning RHD

We fit the Clayton system. I have it in my 67 FHC. Works well.
by 1954Etype
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Clutch/ engine / ? Problem
Replies: 41
Views: 3829
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Re: Clutch/ engine / ? Problem

The engine stalls due to the components connected to the crankshaft being under stress.
by 1954Etype
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Switching 10" Spring Clutch to 9.5" Diaphragm
Replies: 35
Views: 2505
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Re: Switching 10" Spring Clutch to 9.5" Diaphragm

Rory, you remove the contact plate so the roller bearing operates directly onto the fingers. Unfortunately, we introduced judder when pulling away on 2 cars despite carefully setting up the arm etc.
by 1954Etype
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Switching 10" Spring Clutch to 9.5" Diaphragm
Replies: 35
Views: 2505
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Re: Switching 10" Spring Clutch to 9.5" Diaphragm

Hate for you to fit it and have a problem!
by 1954Etype
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Switching 10" Spring Clutch to 9.5" Diaphragm
Replies: 35
Views: 2505
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Re: Switching 10" Spring Clutch to 9.5" Diaphragm

Rich, send it back. Sincere apologies but we have fitted 2 now and both have clutch judder. (Ones in my car and is being swapped out this winter).

We have decided to go for the short slave cylinder with external return spring and carbon release bearings now.
by 1954Etype
Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Chassis 850062
Replies: 74
Views: 7530
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Re: chassis 62

Does that head look as though it has been re-stamped?
by 1954Etype
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Building an Engine Test Bed
Replies: 18
Views: 1753
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Re: Building an Engine Test Bed

Just say the word mate and I’ll be over with a crate of decent red...
by 1954Etype
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Moss
Replies: 3
Views: 893
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Re: Moss

Chris, thanks for your kind words. I love the spirit in how you use your car - a lesson to us all!
by 1954Etype
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Building an Engine Test Bed
Replies: 18
Views: 1753
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Re: Building an Engine Test Bed

Rory, I want first refusal on that when you’ve finished with it. I’ll come over and collect.
by 1954Etype
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Building an Engine Test Bed
Replies: 18
Views: 1753
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Re: Building an Engine Test Bed

Bearing in mind the recent concerns regarding clutches, might be worth plumbing it in?
by 1954Etype
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Loft insulation ?
Replies: 5
Views: 742
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Re: Loft insulation ?

Yep, seen it in an untouched car (S2 2+2)
by 1954Etype
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine hoist load leveller
Replies: 43
Views: 3590
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Re: Engine hoist load leveller

I wouldn't trust the studs on a long stud engine. The more you can use the better!
by 1954Etype
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Should there be a hole here?
Replies: 9
Views: 833
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Re: Should there be a hole here?

Bet it is the remnants of the roof lining side trim.
by 1954Etype
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Colling Fan upgrade #2
Replies: 13
Views: 1750
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Re: Colling Fan upgrade #2

It’s all we fit.