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by mgcjag
Sat May 28, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: i am afraid to ask....
Replies: 6
Views: 2867
Great Britain

Hi Chris........What make distributor do you have?....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat May 28, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 4
Views: 2934
Great Britain

Hi Nick.........Welcome to the forum lots of info in the archives & guys with a wealth of knowledge only a click away......Ive found it great since owning an E....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri May 13, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Handbrake help needed please!
Replies: 34
Views: 19003
Great Britain

Hi Graham .......Good news well done.....I pressure tested my brakes in the IRS befor re install.......A spare length of brake pipe as a temporary link between the IRS brakes & brake line would do.....Incidently on my 69 S2 2+2 I have exactly the same calliper set up as you with the bolts holding th...
by mgcjag
Fri May 13, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Diff input seal
Replies: 3
Views: 2047
Great Britain

Hi Angus........the OTS is a US conversion.....dont know if it makes a difference? shouldnt think so.........the slide of the spline only allows the prop to be slid in & clear the Diff flange by about 1-1 1/2in so not enough to allow flange to come off........Can the prop be dissconnected at the gea...
by mgcjag
Fri May 13, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Diff input seal
Replies: 3
Views: 2047
Great Britain

Diff input seal

Hi Guys......just working with a friend on his s2 OTS......is it possible to replace the Diff input seal in situ?.....undun the prop at the diff but cant get it out of the way far enough to remove the i/p flange.....am I missing something before the IRS comes out.....Thanks Steve
by mgcjag
Sun May 08, 2011 9:39 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Handbrake help needed please!
Replies: 34
Views: 19003
Great Britain

Hi Again Graham.....I wont say its impossible to remove the leaky caliper with the IRS in position because i havent tried.....But from memory i dont think so .....there is much less room to manouver on the 2+2 than the FHC. all the best Steve
by mgcjag
Sun May 08, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Handbrake help needed please!
Replies: 34
Views: 19003
Great Britain

Hi Graham.......Just sent the details of the handbrake mod courtesy of Dave Kerr to your e mail....David (Heuer) havent done the mod myself as only recieved it from D Kerr after Id fitted the IRS.....Have you received the details I e-mailed you....(im having a bit of trouble with my sent mail)...Steve
by mgcjag
Sat May 07, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: standing height question
Replies: 16
Views: 6096
Great Britain

Hi Tim.......Just set my suspension on my S2 2 + 2 so it will probably not be the same for your S1 2+2 However when i was making up my setting links i was quite confused as to what length to make them.....i have the Jag workshop manual (green one) & it has supplement sections for the different model...
by mgcjag
Fri May 06, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rubber seal adhesive?
Replies: 8
Views: 3931
Great Britain

Hi Chris...when i was up at CMC.....their trimmer was using this for everything.....applying one very thin coat to both surfaces as a primer & let it dry & then another to both surfaces & let dry & use as contact adhesive.....Image steve
by mgcjag
Mon May 02, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: new member....and so many questions
Replies: 5
Views: 3925
Great Britain

Hi again......just looked on the Jag lovers site. most are saying that the original spec was a 1.35v mercury battery......one guy used a 1.5v in a plastic holder & wired to the clock terminals & it worked ok......Or look on the Barrets site they have them to fit the clock but at ?7 plus....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon May 02, 2011 8:13 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: new member....and so many questions
Replies: 5
Views: 3925
Great Britain

Hi ....have seen a small round knob to left of steering as aftermarket fitting to adjust for intermittant wipers?.......Steve
by mgcjag
Sun May 01, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Seat Hinge Covers
Replies: 4
Views: 2981
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Seat Hinge Covers

Hi All.......Anyone know where I can get decent quality Front seat hinge covers for a S2 2+2......Ive looked at the ones that Barrats have but they are very thin & flimsy plastic.......Thanks Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 30, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ignition Timing
Replies: 2
Views: 2347
Great Britain

Thanks Chris will check out with strobe.....Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Ignition Timing
Replies: 2
Views: 2347
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Ignition Timing

Hi All.........Been looking through the workshop manual & can only find the timing settings for the 3.8......this shows 10deg static.....& the distributor giving max 12deg mechanical.....is this the same for the 4.2 ( 9:1 comp) also what is the dynamic range at 2krpm & 3krpm cant seem to see this in...
by mgcjag
Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Easter !
Replies: 14
Views: 5651
Great Britain

Hi All......Had a great drive out in the Shropshire hills today nice and quiet on the back roads so could really try it out.....first long run since the rebuild of the IRS & everything else under the bonnet exept the engine. Really good to have the E back on the road ready for the summer.....Hope yo...
by mgcjag
Sun Apr 24, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Heat Shield
Replies: 5
Views: 3551
Great Britain

Thanks Guys for the info, very much appreciated...Steve
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 23, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Lower front wishbones
Replies: 5
Views: 2355
Great Britain

Hi Andrew......As per Chris...have recently stripped & rebuilt the front end, had the parts shot blasted & zinc plated & all lined up & went together with ease.........had to remove some of the plating on the wishbone splines to ease in the torsion bars.......you may have a slightly bent arm?......a...
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 23, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: where does this fit
Replies: 4
Views: 2472
Great Britain

Thanks for the quick answer much appreciated......This is a great forum....Chris....I think I have a full set of the underbody panels 7 in all........one under the servo & vac tank & the others on the lower frame parallel to the torsion bars......most cars ive seen dont have them, as Angus said they...
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 23, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Heat Shield
Replies: 5
Views: 3551
Great Britain

Hi Angus.....been in touch with Dave Kerr after looking through the archives on heat shields but he does not make this one.....any one know a supplier?........currently have this broken one in place with a couple of cable ties...Thanks Steve.
by mgcjag
Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: Heat Shield
Replies: 5
Views: 3551
Great Britain

Heat Shield

Hi All Im after a replacement heat shield for the one in the photo that has a piece cut out in the corner & also one end broken off....Its from my RHD 69 S2 2+2 & fits between the upper & lower frame rails between the exhaust manifold & the servo I keep being offered the one for a LHD that the brake...