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by Tbob
Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: No oil pressure...
Replies: 8
Views: 1893
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Re: No oil pressure...

I primed my 4.2 after a loong slumber by using a garden sprayer. Filled it with oil and connected the sprayer end (minus the trigger unit) to the hole where the oil pressure sending unit goes. Pumped it up and it oiled all the way up into the valve train. I could see it flowing by peeking inside at ...
by Tbob
Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forum Access Problems
Replies: 78
Views: 14709
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Re: Forum Access Problems

David, I have PMs stuck in my out box. I can't figure out how to get them to move on. Any advice? Hope its just an operator error.

Sorry for the use of public bandwidth, but I can't send you a PM!

Regards,
Bob t
by Tbob
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Car Security
Replies: 57
Views: 13339
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Re: Car Security

Nottsman, I like the features on the back2you box. Manufacturer states that it will work perfectly in USA. Sim card not an issue? Any problems with transmission when it is hidden under the car sheet metal? You mentioned you got a good deal on ebay. Currently listed on ebay same price as from manufac...
by Tbob
Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fitting this door piece
Replies: 5
Views: 1574
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Re: Fitting this door piece

Thanks, Mitch. Exactly what I needed to see.

Does this mean that nothing fills the gap behind (aft of) the door chrome trim (picture 3)?

Bob t
by Tbob
Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fitting this door piece
Replies: 5
Views: 1574
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Fitting this door piece

I have these two pieces that are used at the upper rear of the door, at the top of the B pillar piece3.jpg I don't know precisely where these attach, and the parts manual is not clear on that. They could go on two ways: 1. BEHIND the chrome door top trim, where that would press nicely against the B ...
by Tbob
Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: clamp-on mirror
Replies: 0
Views: 3529
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clamp-on mirror

there has been discussion in the past about looks and sturdiness of the round clamp-on mirror. FWIW, i just installed one and I really like it. This one came from XKs, but I think the SNG one is the same. I needed to modify the bracket to allow the clamp a full "bite" on the window channel, and I ad...
by Tbob
Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 1969 2+2 Where is the horn push?
Replies: 3
Views: 1308
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Re: 1969 2+2 Where is the horn push?

In my 69 OTS its all in the turn signal stalk and switch. No hardware for the horn inside the steering column proper.
by Tbob
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: name that part!
Replies: 4
Views: 1843
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Re: name that part!

Here's one more pic of misc parts that wouldn't fit in my first post.
by Tbob
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: name that part!
Replies: 4
Views: 1843
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name that part!

I am heading into the home stretch in reassembly of my basket case 69 OTS. Way back in the beginning i collected whatever small parts I found and put them in a box. As I discovered missing items I went to my "unknowns" box. Now that I am nearing the end I have some items I cant identify. I need the ...
by Tbob
Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Front turn signal gaskets
Replies: 5
Views: 2138
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Re: Front turn signal gaskets

Item 8 on my car is indeed a foam gasket. Item 7 (pic below) is molded rubber, not foam. As you can see, it has a very narrow profile along the edges mating to the housing.

Wrong gasket?
by Tbob
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Center console hinge - pic needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1856
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Re: Center console hinge - pic needed

Thanks, Chris. I don't think ill need dimensions. It looks like one additional piece was added to mine. I think in the main its just falling apart. I'll clean this up when I reupholster the console; I just needed to know what it SHOULD look like. Gracias. PS, a very tidy job of upholstery on yours! ...
by Tbob
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Center console hinge - pic needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1856
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Center console hinge - pic needed

The rear of my center console (S2 OTS) was seriously chopped on in the past. It looks like someone grafted in a door hinge (from a HOUSE door). I believe the wood part of the lid has been cut into to allow this. :scratchheadyellow: I would like to get some pics (inside and out)of the hinge properly ...
by Tbob
Tue Aug 16, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Front turn signal gaskets
Replies: 5
Views: 2138
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Front turn signal gaskets

S2 front turn signals. I am referring to the gasket between the housing and the bonnet metal. Item 7 below. I can't find a way to install these. . I don't t think the housing is supposed to fit INSIDE the lip of the gasket. If I put the housing on top of the gasket, there seems to be very little con...
by Tbob
Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Brake pedal position
Replies: 10
Views: 3511
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Re: Brake pedal position

Hi Art, I have two responses to your questions... The brake pedal height is normal, at least on the cars I've seen. I lowered mine by placing a 7mm spacer beteen the master cylinder and the pedal housing. It moved the pedal toward the firewall (bulkhead) about 50mm. If the pedal has a lot of travel ...
by Tbob
Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: brake lights
Replies: 6
Views: 2257
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To help clarify, its a pressure switch, not a mechanical one.

Many new owners (like myself) spent time looking in the brake pedal area before learning this.
by Tbob
Wed Jun 08, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: starter motor
Replies: 1
Views: 1116
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Yes. I just did this swap.
by Tbob
Thu May 26, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Electronic Contact ignition ID please?
Replies: 9
Views: 2174
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I have a Pertronix kit on a Pontiac that looks just like that.
by Tbob
Sat May 14, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ignition wiring - help needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4110
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Looks like the fellows have supplied you with good info, but PM me if you have questions - I just did this conversion.
by Tbob
Sat May 14, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Replacing points - mystery part
Replies: 6
Views: 1671
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I just converted my S2 to Pertronix and left this piece off.

Works fine. :D
by Tbob
Fri May 06, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member - KY, USA
Replies: 18
Views: 6723
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One year to the day from when I picked up this car it is running! Started it today without major issues. Not bad for a 19 year slumber.