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by Marquis Rex
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Jaguar XK-6 DOHC port/cylinder head analysis
Replies: 15
Views: 2599
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Jaguar XK-6 DOHC port/cylinder head analysis

https://s15.postimg.cc/kq9c568sb/IMG_3548.jpg I’m an engine design and development engineer with over 23 years of experience who worked at Jaguar and the premier automotive group for 10 years, involved in the AJV8 and the Aston Martin V8 Vantage engine, amongst others. I’ve since been involved in h...
by Marquis Rex
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: E type series 2 speedo refurb
Replies: 4
Views: 683
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Re: E type series 2 speedo refurb

Thanks Everyone! That's EXACTLY what I was looking for!
by Marquis Rex
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: E type series 2 speedo refurb
Replies: 4
Views: 683
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E type series 2 speedo refurb

I was looking at the gauges of my E type and they’re quite misty and could do with a thorough clean. While trying to take the speedo out from underneath (undoing the thumb screws and speedo drive cable etc) this fell out and I don’t know where it goes! I had a few questions: Does anyone know where i...
by Marquis Rex
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer
Replies: 5
Views: 1235
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Re: Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer

Welcome to the forum. This is the workshop manual you'll need: https://www.amazon.co.uk/JAGUAR-MODELS-LITRE-SERVICE-MANUAL/dp/1855200201 And if you look in the technical section you'll be able to download pages to print for ready reference. Print pages and put them into plastic sleeves for use in t...
by Marquis Rex
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer
Replies: 5
Views: 1235
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Re: Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer

malcolm wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:56 pm
Hi and welcome to the forum. For carburation, you should read the basic handbook that comes with the car. Really good step by step guide. Do you have the handbook? (Small paper one)
Yea I got a little yellow book for the series 2 which I have snuggled up in bed with to peruse every night!
by Marquis Rex
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer
Replies: 5
Views: 1235
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Greetings from a new E type Owner and Former Jaguar Engineer

Greetings! I’ve often perused these forums in the past and have been impressed at the level of technical advice and how helpful and friendly everyone seems to be. This is my first post here. I have just purchased an E type series 2 from a conscientious forum member (not this forum). I did lots of re...