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05-24-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By TilleyJon

It is difficult to tell exactly which head it is,...

It is difficult to tell exactly which head it is, but it appears to me that it is an XJ6 head, exhaust valves look like they are larger, but not easy to see for sure due to the shadows, would need a...
05-24-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,690
Posted By TilleyJon

That's very kind Gene, with the support of others...

That's very kind Gene, with the support of others we all (including myself) grow a little taller, no-one can know what they have not learn't and it is an ignorant man that thinks he knows everything....
05-24-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By TilleyJon

Just a note to say this is obviously when the...

Just a note to say this is obviously when the engine is cold and this also may be of some help https://sucarb.co.uk/technical-auxiliary-enrichment-carburetter

If you are getting a rebuild kit,...
05-24-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By TilleyJon

Screw 18 controls to flow of air through a bypass...

Screw 18 controls to flow of air through a bypass around the butterflies, and as Jeff says are used to adjust the idle and balance.
05-24-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By TilleyJon

Hi David, the drilled lobes in the camshafts...

Hi David,
the drilled lobes in the camshafts were present in MK2's S-Type, XK150 and XJ6 among others.
05-22-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By TilleyJon

Re the switch, mine did not have the stop Jeff...

Re the switch, mine did not have the stop Jeff mentioned so I had to replace the switch, not sure if the stop is only fitted to some ? Hopefully you are lucky as it saves the cost of a new switch.
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05-22-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,690
Posted By TilleyJon

Hi Lin, hope you are well, we are talking about...

Hi Lin, hope you are well, we are talking about the front door, so the shims are both the same shape, the rear door does have a different shape shim for the top hinge which adjusts the door in and...
05-21-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,690
Posted By TilleyJon

Gene, there are sometimes packers that fit...

Gene,

there are sometimes packers that fit between the door and the hinge, did you have any on there when you took it off, if you have cleaned up to hinge side of the door, you may have...
05-14-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 42,871
Posted By TilleyJon

If they can make the fuse panel look like that...

If they can make the fuse panel look like that with silly string, put them on a plane to me Clyde. :icon_lol:
05-02-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By TilleyJon

Lin's website Door Handles and Locks ? Valve...

Lin's website Door Handles and Locks ? Valve Chatter (http://valvechatter.us/?p=6027) has loads of really useful info, hopefully he has a picture of the part he can post here for you his avatar is Mk2
04-23-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,189
Posted By TilleyJon

David, Glyn is correct in saying the damper...

David, Glyn is correct in saying the damper spring weight is dependent on the air flow and fuel of the specific engine setup.

A race tuned engine would run with no spring at all and no damper oil...
03-16-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By TilleyJon

Thanks Glyn, this was supposed to be a fairly...

Thanks Glyn, this was supposed to be a fairly simple explanation on steering geometry specifically on the Mk2 / S-type with real life scale diagrams, I had not intended to go into the mathematics...
03-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By TilleyJon

Yes they are the correct art numbers, see below. ...

Yes they are the correct art numbers, see below.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/690x1000/240_brake_parts_page_1_75f51ab99cb24cd1c7c7ed4ae554cbdb827ad432.jpg...
03-02-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By TilleyJon

Mk2 Steering Geometry Bump Steer and hopefully more

Following on from some discussion on Doug great thread , I am hopefully going to try and assist with some aspects of the steering geometry on the conversion to power rack and pinion steering on the...
03-02-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,816
Posted By TilleyJon

Ah I see Jose, I know what you mean, let me have...

Ah I see Jose, I know what you mean, let me have a go at breaking down what Glyn has said, lubricants are a little like Chemistry to me I can't get my head around the "Physics" of it so I can't...
02-26-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,816
Posted By TilleyJon

Jose , The stuff Glyn has posted is normally yute...

Jose , The stuff Glyn has posted is normally yute style, it can be impregnated with oil and will act like a wick, holding the lubricant for years, the craft stuff is normally artificial fibre based...
02-26-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By TilleyJon

Hold off with the wood chisel, you probably have...

Hold off with the wood chisel, you probably have the thermostat housing that has a long stud that passes through the 2 parts, this will be corroded I guarantee it, I will find a picture in a mo and...
02-22-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,816
Posted By TilleyJon

parts as Glyn has said, the older style bushes...

parts as Glyn has said, the older style bushes are no longer available as far as I know, you can change the lower one with the column in place but not the top one.
02-17-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By TilleyJon

https://omegaforums.net/threads/bringing-a-smiths-...

https://omegaforums.net/threads/bringing-a-smiths-car-clock-to-life.29521/

https://cjnwatch.co.uk/wp/smiths-car-clock/

The above link really nice chap, Chris, I had a long chat with him, he is...
02-16-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By TilleyJon

Changing the Polarity of a Smiths Pin Clock

Hopefully answering Jagstuart's question about changing the polarity of the Smith's pin clock as fitted to the Mk2 S Type and many others.

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02-09-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By TilleyJon

My 340 was built 25 days before your car on the...

My 340 was built 25 days before your car on the 4th December and dispatched on the 12th December, so that had a quick turnaround, the 240 was not in such high demand, and may have been for stock....
02-05-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,969
Posted By TilleyJon

Where does the second washer go Jose? There is...

Where does the second washer go Jose? There is one under the bolt head, which allows some movement against the bracket, and the bolts should not be done up so that the Thackery washer is flat, but...
01-30-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By TilleyJon

Very fancy Jose, I have been doing a little bit...

Very fancy Jose, I have been doing a little bit of odd restoration too on some old SU's I had kicking around
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01-24-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,917
Posted By TilleyJon

I want to get it finished in the next 3 months...

I want to get it finished in the next 3 months ready for the summer, I have no intention of selling this one, I probably won't sell the second one either to be honest as long as I have safe storage I...
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