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by Gfhug
Mon Apr 13, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello everybody! Newbie on the forum
Replies: 6
Views: 1899
Great Britain

Welcome to the forum. Lovely looking car, well E Types are beautiful!
Changing colour may get various adverse comments, but remember the car is yours and if a paint job is needed go for the colour that really appeals to you.
Enjoy driving and looking back at you at as you walk away.
by Gfhug
Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:46 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Gaz adjustable shockabsorbers
Replies: 31
Views: 21024
Great Britain

Dave, your comments seem to be in keeping with what has been said on here: http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?t=6841 The springs coming from the suppliers would appear to be different to the originals. I'm waiting to get a new set myself, but as I'm changing from Spax shocks and springs to Boge ...
by Gfhug
Fri Apr 03, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Washers on fuel pump banjo series 1
Replies: 9
Views: 2183
Great Britain

Some people fit Dowty washers eg: http://www.ashtonseals.com/bonded-seals.asp as the combination of rubber and metal gives a very good seal to imperfect faces. Make sure they are the correct ones for the fluid.
by Gfhug
Fri Apr 03, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: identification ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1465
Great Britain

Michel, good luck chatting to those repairers. I'm sure they will have spare diff cases to fit your gears into, assuming the gears can be swapped from the XJS unit to an E Type case. But if needed I have a 3.54 diff taken off my S2 which you can have if it will work with your XJS gears. I'm changing...
by Gfhug
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: identification ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1465
Great Britain

Hi Michel Have a chat with Ed at Ward Engineering: http://www.ward-engineering.co.uk He is well liked by forum members for overhaul of diffs. He may be able to take the parts from both your diffs and make a 3.07 diff to fit your car. There are others who overhaul diffs so he's not the only one who c...
by Gfhug
Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: identification ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1465
Great Britain

Been doing a bit of searching on Jaguar differentials and it's possible you have a diff from an XJS looking at the second photo here: http://irsforum.boardhost.com/viewtopic.php?id=558 This website gives a bit of general information about the diffs fitted to Jaguars: https://www.jheengineering.com/j...
by Gfhug
Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Most popular colours. VOTE HERE
Replies: 12
Views: 2497
Great Britain

In consideration of today's date:

Pink 1 vote
Orange 1 vote
:lol:
by Gfhug
Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Most popular colours. VOTE HERE
Replies: 12
Views: 2497
Great Britain

Anything but black
by Gfhug
Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: S1 Coupe or SII OTS?
Replies: 29
Views: 6657
Great Britain

I thought it was the Healey 3000 that are the 'hairdresser's' car :wink:
by Gfhug
Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Goodwood Members' Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Great Britain

And the Merc driver blamed the Jaguar driver.
Always thought that when you run into the back of the car in front it's your fault. Maybe the Jag was reversing?

Anyway. Expensive OUCH!
by Gfhug
Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Clutch pedal return spring
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Great Britain

Steve, thanks for that idea, much easier than the book solution.

Geoff
by Gfhug
Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Clutch pedal return spring
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Great Britain

Clutch pedal return spring

Replacing my leaking clutch master cylinder and I've found the pedal return spring is broken. To remove the brake/clutch pedal box the service manual instructions are 'dismantle the car' judging by everything that has to be taken off to get the box out. Can anyone suggest an easier way of replacing ...
by Gfhug
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: loudspeakers for Series 2: any compatible item ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1818
Great Britain

Rolando, here is a thread talking about speakers and alternate locations, hope it helps:
viewtopic.php?t=3718

One problem seems to be finding speakers that are slim enough to fit, as most modern ones are deeper

Geoff
by Gfhug
Sun Mar 22, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Solar eclipse
Replies: 15
Views: 3939
Great Britain

What's that? Naked all but the white stilettos?
So long as you feel happy dressed like that then who are we to comment :roll:
by Gfhug
Sat Mar 21, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Solar eclipse
Replies: 15
Views: 3939
Great Britain

SESH, I'm not sure which is worse, running round naked or in white stilettos? :lol:

Glad they found a virgin somewhere so we can enjoy the sunshine another day.
by Gfhug
Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Power-lock diff upgrade - what options?
Replies: 1
Views: 1299
Great Britain

Lots of people have been pleased with the service from Ed at Ward Engineering, overhauling differentials and changing gears/parts as needed, give him a call:
http://www.ward-engineering.co.uk/index.htm
by Gfhug
Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jaguar spares day Stoneleigh 22 March - anyone going ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1701
Great Britain

Big order to pick up, so might be looking for volunteers to carry it all back to the car park!

Geoff
by Gfhug
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Pub Chat
Topic: Solar eclipse
Replies: 15
Views: 3939
Great Britain

Solar eclipse

Have you heard of the panic in Essex? (Or Norfolk, or as you wish!)
They think the solar eclipse is a warning from the gods of the end of the world.

Now they are desperately searching for a virgin to sacrifice :lol:
by Gfhug
Fri Feb 27, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 14812
Great Britain

Thanks Simon. Looks necessary to ask the suppliers to check the boge shocks including the combined shocks/springs before they ship them
by Gfhug
Fri Feb 27, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 14812
Great Britain

Do we have a final solution for the rear springs as I hope to order complete shock/spring sets in two or three weeks time and it would be nice to be certain about whether it's safe to order them? Seeing comments on another thread about badly made shocks are any supplied in reliable quality? Thanks G...