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by mgcjag
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is this car
Replies: 48
Views: 1728
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Re: What is this car

Yes Peter...i would like to see a photo of whats been done to Julians car to get the o/d fitted.......if nothing else i would reccomend that Jullian gets the area fully inspected and if needed o/d removed and the area put back to standard.......I dont know how long his o/d has been fitted but there ...
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Clutch slave cylinder and return spring
Replies: 8
Views: 374
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Re: Clutch slave cylinder and return spring

Hi Jonathan......the service manual is vague in its description...but yes the pushrod should go fully in...this is the position it should be when you set the adjustment for the thrust clearance. ....so if it isnt fully retracted by the spring the clearance wont be there and the thrust will be in con...
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is this car
Replies: 48
Views: 1728
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Re: What is this car

Hi Rob.....if i were you i would put up a new post in the technical section. .......Gearbox optinons for a FHC........you should get some answers...im not sure on the xj6 box becaus i dont know what tail section it has.....most are o/d boxes and as said not a straight fit plus you would need a diffe...
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is this car
Replies: 48
Views: 1728
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Re: What is this car

I would think the huge canister type piece sticking out the side would cause problems fitting it into a 2+2....but if your prepared to start cutting metal its up to you.....but why would you want a 3 syncro.....Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is this car
Replies: 48
Views: 1728
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Re: What is this car

Hi Rob.....even fitting an o/d box into a 2+2 you will need to ease the tunnel a bit for the speedo drive.....your in a reasonable position with no engine gearbox fitted.....so offer one up into position and see what needs to be done...Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is this car
Replies: 48
Views: 1728
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Re: What is this car

Hi Julian..well ok anything can be made to fit.....are you sure its just a small amount.....cutting and welding or just a bit of bashing in the tunnel....Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is this car
Replies: 48
Views: 1728
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Re: What is this car

Hi Rob as far as im aware you cant fit any box with o/d into a S1/2 fhc or ots... http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?t=5474 ....Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is this car
Replies: 48
Views: 1728
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Re: What is this car

Hi Rob....you will need an E type sump......the xj6 sump wont fit as it has the two extension pieces on the sides...Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Coupe to Roadster DVLA Registration
Replies: 17
Views: 701
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Re: Coupe to Roadster DVLA Registration

Hi Marek.....The original post is about a change in registration......the vehicle has been sustantially altered therefore legaly this should be notified to the DVLA.....who have already withdrawn registration from a 2+2 that was converted to a roadster that i know of and refer to in the link i poste...
by mgcjag
Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Powder Coating Colours
Replies: 14
Views: 515
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Re: Powder Coating Colours

Hi John...iv never heard of anyone powder coating E type frames...one big problem will be all the fixing holes will be coated..you may then have to file the hole to remove the coating so you csn get the bolts in....then its exposed to the elements and some powder coat can start to peal off....keep i...
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rebuild and sourcing parts S1 4.2
Replies: 7
Views: 173
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Re: rebuild and sourcing parts S1 4.2

Yes Barrie......the seller is a forum member...says 3 available....they may sell one....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Dzus callipers longer pedal travel
Replies: 4
Views: 117
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Re: Dzus callipers longer pedal travel

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by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Dzus callipers longer pedal travel
Replies: 4
Views: 117
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Re: Dzus callipers longer pedal travel

Hi Steve...never heard of Dzus calipers.....so maybee they need more fluid to move the pads?.....bleeding causes many a problem so wouldnt be supprised if you still have air....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rebuild and sourcing parts S1 4.2
Replies: 7
Views: 173
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Re: rebuild and sourcing parts S1 4.2

Look on ebay there are a few https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152355605876?ul_ref=https%253A%252F%252Frover.ebay.com%252Frover%252F1%252F710-53481-19255-0%252F1%253Fff3%253D2%2526pub%253D5575376664%2526toolid%253D10044%2526campid%253D5338268676%2526customid%253DEAIaIQobChMI1v6T5PWH7wIVwZ7tCh1LOQ_dEAQYAyAB...
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rebuild and sourcing parts S1 4.2
Replies: 7
Views: 173
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Re: rebuild and sourcing parts S1 4.2

Post in the wanted section
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Series 2 aesthetics
Replies: 267
Views: 104693
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Re: Series 2 aesthetics

If i didnt like looking at the rear end of my S2 when i opened the garage i would reverse it in...win/win..you get to look at the bonnet
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Hot & Bothered Gears and Starter
Replies: 8
Views: 217
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Re: Hot & Bothered Gears and Starter

Hi Peter its either gearbox or clutch.....so easy things first......re check the pushrod adjustment and bleed the slave again.....ist a really common problem and usually solved by the above.....bleeding the slave can be very difficult to get all the air out...when bleeding on the last stroke of the ...
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Spring Clip
Replies: 4
Views: 206
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Re: Spring Clip

Hi Peter the clip is not to stop the filter moveing.....you assemble all the parts onto the bolt (not the filter) then fit the clip onto the bolt........now none of the parts can fall off........now slide on tthe filter and fit....if you dont have a clip no real problem unless you pick up the unit a...
by mgcjag
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Hot & Bothered Gears and Starter
Replies: 8
Views: 217
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Re: Hot & Bothered Gears and Starter

Have you adjusted the clutch pushrod as per the service manual......contacts in high torque starter motor...they are quite crude in some starters...Steve