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by mgcjag
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ceramic coatings
Replies: 5
Views: 415
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Re: ceramic coatings

Dont think its a few....they work on the car for about 3 days....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ceramic coatings
Replies: 5
Views: 415
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Re: ceramic coatings

Hi Malcolm.......a friend had it done at CMC......yes its nice and shiney, and lasts a long time.....however there are very different products available as " ceramic" coating....the CMC one i not a diy product....they have the car for a few days and its very expensive.....hundereds of pounds i think...
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Electrical problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 345
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Re: Electrical problem.

Hi Derek...i have no idea what the "usual Sng fan upgrade" is....you need to check if it uses existing wireing or it needs an upgrade.....the ignition lamp could be tbe 3AW/alternator/regulator.....you need to break the problem down....disconnect the fans then fix the ign lamp problem and ensure all...
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Electrical problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 345
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Re: Electrical problem.

The upgraded fans possibly draw more current than the originals so will probably need a seperate supply rather than just useing the original......whats the spec of the fans....is the new loom just for the fans...or general wireing loom....Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from Dorrrseett
Replies: 1
Views: 558
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Re: Hello from Dorrrseett

Hi....welcom to the forum...whats your name...please try to put it in the signature area.....Im sure you will find the forum usefull and very friendly for anyone with an interest in E types ......Im also currently building a replica C type...what are you actually planning on your build.....there are...
by mgcjag
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Best front frame for racing
Replies: 7
Views: 622
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Re: Best front frame for racing

Hi Geoff. ....not a Scam in the true meaning......thats why the post hasnt been deleted. ...possibly some lonely sole wanting a few friends or just posting for mischiefe....or actually a real request.......typically these types of posts have a link included to take you somewhere.....thus one is just...
by mgcjag
Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Best front frame for racing
Replies: 7
Views: 622
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Re: Best front frame for racing

by mgcjag
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: ANYONE FITTED POWERSPARK DISTRIBUTOR?
Replies: 5
Views: 548
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Re: ANYONE FITTED POWERSPARK DISTRIBUTOR?

What do you mean "crackling sparking" at the leads......what leads.....the ones from the dizzy cap to plugs....are they connected on the plugs or loose?....or the leads from dizzy to coil?......where are the sparks......Just when ignition is applied...or when your turning the car over..?.......Steve...
by mgcjag
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New etype owner intro,
Replies: 8
Views: 1242
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Re: New etype owner intro,

Hi.....clutch...i assume that you have blead the slave cylinder and adjusted the pushrod. ..lack of use can cause the clutch plate to (bond/stick) to the flywheel/clutch cover......i had this on a couple of cars.....you first need lots of heat.....bottom of bell houseing is a hole......use a hair dr...
by mgcjag
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Forgery or rare?
Replies: 8
Views: 908
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Re: Forgery or rare?

As Andrew has said above...863 is an odd number....you need a Heritage certificate..you could post photos here for a better response to originality etc...Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assembly production line.
Replies: 4
Views: 564
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Re: Assembly production line.

Yes correct.....we have so much info on the forum :bigrin: :bigrin: .....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assembly production line.
Replies: 4
Views: 564
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Re: Assembly production line.

Nice find.......very interesting...thanks for posting......Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: oil dipstick
Replies: 26
Views: 4611
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Re: oil dipstick

Hi Steve thanks for up dating and great that your sorted.......glad that i pushed you on it.......Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 29, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: The Best upgrade for your E type
Replies: 12
Views: 1245
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Re: The Best upgrade for your E type

Hi Barrie.....but mine only cost 10p..... :bigrin: ....Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: oil dipstick
Replies: 26
Views: 4611
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Re: oil dipstick

Hi Steve......Allster never came back on that post to give any answers.....it was suggested to check his dipstick tube ......i would suggest something is not correct with yours if you level is below the E mark.......we had a similar report recently with readings too high...the poster had actually lo...
by mgcjag
Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: oil dipstick
Replies: 26
Views: 4611
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Re: oil dipstick

Hi Steve...im confused here...you say with a felt washer your level is below the knurled section......but without felt washer your level is below the stamped E.........with felt washer removed the dipstick goes in further so your level should show higher.........you also say youve been running with ...
by mgcjag
Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: E Type Specialist Kent?
Replies: 7
Views: 533
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Re: E Type Specialist Kent?

Why have you discounted E type UK.......have you talked over what you want had a price and thought it was too expensive?....Parts should be a very similar price where ever you go.....so then just labour.....If someone has done one before then their experiane will get the job done quicker.........Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: The Best upgrade for your E type
Replies: 12
Views: 1245
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The Best upgrade for your E type

Hi All...havent mentioned this for a long time.....but a great cheap upgrade for your E type....as we start the driving season......just some filter wool or dacron upholstery wadding pushed into the bonnet air intake....stops all those bits of debris and dead flies ending up all over the dash....jus...
by mgcjag
Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Series 1
Topic: External door handles?
Replies: 13
Views: 852
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Re: External door handles?

Hi Steve...this thread may be of interest.......I would look up your you chassis number and compare with cars either side of yours on xke data...lots of photos there. ...Steve http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=12630&p=102421&hilit=Door+handle+lock&sid=cf43a88e784f768b4d212d57a76a087f#p102...
by mgcjag
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Tale of Fraud
Replies: 12
Views: 1101
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Re: Another Tale of Fraud

I was refering to the 3 year 7mth prison sentance given.....Steve