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by Robbiee
Tue Aug 09, 2022 1:10 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Master Brake/ Clutch Cylinder Aluminium Tags
Replies: 24
Views: 1664

Re: Master Brake/ Clutch Cylinder Aluminium Tags

If be interested in a couple
Robbie
by Robbiee
Sun Jul 17, 2022 7:52 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Exhaust regret
Replies: 25
Views: 1768

Re: Exhaust regret

Hi Trevor
Thanks very much
The website certainly is a little hard to negotiate
I will check the part numbers carefully and take the list to the local JLR parts guy
by Robbiee
Sun Jul 17, 2022 2:58 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Exhaust regret
Replies: 25
Views: 1768

Re: Exhaust regret

Succinct, informative and helpful…thank you as always
Robbie😊
by Robbiee
Sun Jul 17, 2022 2:16 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Exhaust regret
Replies: 25
Views: 1768

Re: Exhaust regret

Hi all Just getting to the engine installation bit of my early ‘62 OTS I’m keeping everything original and want an original exhaust for a 3.8 From what I hear (above) I think I need an original mild steel exhaust with the standard chromed resonators 3.8 length)? Questions: 1 I’m not quite clear why ...
by Robbiee
Wed Jun 15, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 1 oil pressure higher than usual
Replies: 14
Views: 1150

Re: Series 1 oil pressure higher than usual

My engine has done 14,000 in 5 years and never seems to use oil either
by Robbiee
Sat May 28, 2022 7:28 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Carburettor restorations
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Re: Carburettor restorations

Actually really east and fun to do oneself
by Robbiee
Thu May 19, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Mystery part - how to fit
Replies: 9
Views: 920

Re: Mystery part - how to fit

Like this
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by Robbiee
Fri May 13, 2022 7:10 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Hose clips/clamps
Replies: 0
Views: 348

Hose clips/clamps

Hi all
Just reconstructing my ‘62 OTS
I have these 3/4” hose clamps and “flat” p clips
I cannot work if they are for the etype or not??
Can Anyone help me?
Robbie
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by Robbiee
Tue Apr 26, 2022 9:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Insurance......
Replies: 13
Views: 1353

Re: Insurance......

Lancaster insures our six classics for £1070 (140 less than last year)!
MGB, midget, sprite, MGA, VW splitty camper and the Etype
by Robbiee
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Calling all Opalescent Gunmetal owners
Replies: 40
Views: 2519

Re: Calling all Opalescent Gunmetal owners

My 62 coupe is Opalescent Silver Grey…I much prefer it to gunmetal
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by Robbiee
Sat Apr 09, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 77RW
Replies: 7
Views: 1109

Re: 77RW

I got my old bashed spinners dressed and chromed by Derby Plating for little more than the repros cost.
I’m always surprised at how many restorations DONT do this
by Robbiee
Tue Apr 05, 2022 1:44 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Where's the car no?
Replies: 9
Views: 780

Re: Where's the car no?

I pretty sure those are the only two places..certainly on a S1
The 4figure “body number” can be found in all sorts of places …IMHO it is often the more genuine identifier. ie front frames can be restamped and data plates re made
by Robbiee
Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front inner mud guards
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Front inner mud guards

Robbiee On the S1, there are two seals that are riveted with thin metal strips to the duct. Or at least should be installed. You see quite a number of restored cars that don’t, or have them fitted incorrectly. When I was looking for reference pics, some had them on the outer faces, some on the inne...
by Robbiee
Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Crack in smooth sump 3.8 engine
Replies: 9
Views: 828

Re: Crack in smooth sump 3.8 engine

A second for Stitchweld in Burton upon Trent U.K…really skilled
by Robbiee
Fri Apr 01, 2022 11:28 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front inner mud guards
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Front inner mud guards

I believe this is correct
Also I think a couple of pieces of the rubber “skirt” with short metal plates go on the sides of the air duct too…I still have to work out exactly where
by Robbiee
Fri Apr 01, 2022 11:25 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: The best 3.8 replica radiator?
Replies: 9
Views: 1047

Re: The best 3.8 replica radiator?

I got a rad tech they will powder coat the sides and top and leave the core plain …I believe this I’m is more like the original finish
by Robbiee
Fri Apr 01, 2022 2:16 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Availability of original tie straps
Replies: 5
Views: 681

Re: Availability of original tie straps

Yes
I got mine from SNG …perfect
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by Robbiee
Fri Apr 01, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Bulkhead diagram with mounting labels
Replies: 20
Views: 6373

Re: Bulkhead diagram with mounting labels

I’m working on it
by Robbiee
Tue Mar 29, 2022 7:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Flat floor barn find interesting
Replies: 3
Views: 753

Re: Flat floor barn find interesting

Yes, fascinating
I’ve been trying to decide where to run my battery to starter cable and it looks like it should be along the top picture frame rail
by Robbiee
Fri Feb 18, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Trimming
Replies: 5
Views: 1081

Re: Trimming

Thanks…that’s encouraging