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Hi, I have an all aluminium e type and used sheet neoprene, cut to shape and glued to the wheel arches in an attempt to protect the delicate ally from damage caused by flying stones. The neoprene is closed cell, doesn’t retain water and hoses off clean after an outing.
Because I modified the back axle for bigger, outboard brakes.. https://i.postimg.cc/y8mc459J/915-CB66-B-80-BF-4-BBA-9968-3-A24-CA1-BBEBB.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/xd9H0Ry6/F10-A23-E9-6-B5-F-4-F56-B843-CB972-AA770-F2.jpg To give an indication as to what was required on this lengthy project here is the...
Two tone you say……. https://i.postimg.cc/s2T5s1fq/23-EC220-A-294-D-47-B1-A82-D-CA4167195084.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/mkzNzW2b/28-B851-FC-2-E51-41-F7-A323-47-C0329956-AB.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/YSRxTxsw/4-CF9-AA4-C-504-E-40-B5-87-B9-8252-D55-D3266.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/sX04ggz6/569-D1638-95-E8-44...
Sorry for coming late to the party, whilst the draft legislation implied power increases as a fail for historic changes the final version was reduced to the following which is a cut and paste from the government website…. “Alternative cubic capacities of the same basic engine and alternative origina...
It appears the series is a concours classic car show, Mini Cooper, Hornet, Herald, MGBs, Granada, Capri and of course the S3 E. my only observation is…..they are all too clean, they look like trailer queens. Still, not a bad series.
- Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:33 am
- Forum: Series 2
- Topic: Position of brake fluid reservoirs.
- Replies: 4
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Reading your question, rhd S1 cars had all 3 together in front of the driver with the clutch bottle nearest the wing, RHD S2 cars had a clutch and brake bottle in front of the driver and the second brake bottle above the passengers knees. LHD cars had the bottles mounted on a heat shield to the left...
- Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:43 pm
- Forum: Series 1
- Topic: Series 1 rear brakes recurring failure.
- Replies: 16
- Views: 3348
I have had similar on my 3.8. The cause was the top master cyl, feeding the rear brakes was not recuperating. This meant the brakes would bind on and slow the car whilst trying to make progress. The cyl was removed and bench tested, ie I blew into the outlet port and no air came out of the inlet por...
After a 4 year build I am now at the point of shakedown on my Low Drag build, the car covered some 12 miles and the following new parts failed: Oil pressure sender Speedo right angle drive Coil I have also noticed the reservoir hoses “sweating” despite assurances that this type of hose was definitel...
- Sat May 15, 2021 5:28 am
- Forum: Technical
- Topic: Best windscreen fitters in Surrey ...??
- Replies: 12
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Getting back to the OP, I have used Old School Windscreens in Longcross, near Chobham. They fitted my Low Drag screen in about 20 minutes, good guys and reasonable pricing.
- Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:17 am
- Forum: Series 1
- Topic: S1 2+2 Engine Failure - What Now?
- Replies: 7
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I have a fully rebuilt 67 e type engine built to stage 2 spec with a fully rebuilt S2 gearbox attaches all ready to drop in. If interested pm me.
- Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:41 am
- Forum: Series 1
- Topic: 63 Coupe project, Where to begin?
- Replies: 19
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There is a chap in U.K. compiling a register of 3.8 rhd FHC, his name is Gary Oxley and he is on Facebook, I am sure he would love to hear from you. He has stats for about 43% of the cars made.