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06-13-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By wouldbeowner

Your car looks magnificent Glyn but how often do...

Your car looks magnificent Glyn but how often do you drive it. Having what almost looks like a concourse level car is a double edged sword. There is the expense and work involved getting it to that...
06-12-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Nigel.W

Thanks Glyn, it has a good name in the UK - I'll...

Thanks Glyn, it has a good name in the UK - I'll give it a go.
06-08-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By koldavideo

@ Glyn M Ruck: Thank You Very Much :-) Very...

@ Glyn M Ruck: Thank You Very Much :-)
Very useful, probably for everyone.
I'll put the car on the hoist and take a picture of the chassis.
Peter
06-07-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By koldavideo

Hello, Yes, I understand. I know what you're...

Hello,
Yes, I understand. I know what you're talking about.
My first classic car is the Volga GAZ 21 with a deer on the hood. Year 1962....
05-30-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By CaptainQ

UPDATE: Last post should've said 'Dave' at...

UPDATE: Last post should've said 'Dave' at Overdrive Spares in Rugby (UK). Having spoken with him on several occassions during the past few months I cannot recommend
him enough - he has a deep...
05-29-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Orlando St.R

S-type/340 Manual Choke Switch for Canada

I discovered on examining the Parts Manuals that in the final few years of 340 and S-type production, cars exported to Canada were fitted with a manual choke switch on the dash, using the C2744...
05-02-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Brian53

Problem solved

Thanks for the great advice. TilleyJon you were spot on with your comment that the plate has to be absolutely square when you present it, the slightest offset seems to prevent the splines from...
03-31-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By pdupler

Hate to read about classic car fires. Wanted to...

Hate to read about classic car fires. Wanted to add to the importance of the link above, its not just any old fire extinguisher. Ordinary dry chemical fire extinguishers create a huge mess to clean...
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...
03-02-2019, 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...
02-19-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,586
Posted By Carnival Kid

Wow, just wow! Visiting from the XJ8 (X308)...

Wow, just wow!

Visiting from the XJ8 (X308) section of the forum, (but have owned MK 2 and MK X in the past).

That is one wonderful restoration, congratulations on such a dedicated and...
02-18-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By jagstuart

restoring/reforming console and armrest substructures

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/mki-mkii-s-type-240-340-daimler-61/greetings-65-3-8s-sync4-od-pas-brg-biscuit-back-road-after-30-years-208598/page2/


i was reading glyn's resto post (above)...
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.

...
02-10-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,586
Posted By Ponysnake

Wow! Just Stunning!

That car would look right at home on the field next month at Amelia Island!
​​​​​​​Fantastic work.
01-18-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By S-Type Owner

You can also soften harder alloyed copper washers...

You can also soften harder alloyed copper washers by annealing them,,should they fail to seal properly. This was a problem with aftermarket seal rings used at fuel filter banjo fittings back in the...
01-13-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,650
Posted By TilleyJon

Stupid question, have you tried slackening off...

Stupid question, have you tried slackening off the throttle connection to the carb spindle to check if the return issue lies before or after that point ?

You can rotate the lever for the...
01-12-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,650
Posted By Homersimpson

When I just took mine apart I found a couple of...

When I just took mine apart I found a couple of issues with the throttle, firstly where it pivots on the inlet manifold was sticking so I cleaned it up and gave it a good dolop of grease. The second...
01-05-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Homersimpson

I bought mine from Autosparks...

I bought mine from Autosparks https://www.autosparks.co.uk/finder

They are great and use all the original braiding, they probably supply Barratts!
12-30-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,477
Posted By TilleyJon

Cool Glyn, If James or you have any problems...

Cool Glyn,
If James or you have any problems sourcing them here, give me a shout and I will gladly help, all you need to do is ask, may need some notice if they are off usual/odd spec, as I can get...
12-26-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By blot3.8

Here's my take on Moss and All synchro jag boxes...

Here's my take on Moss and All synchro jag boxes (Ive had a few!) The Moss is obviously noisier in 1st as its a straight cut gear, Now, I find 2nd and 3rd gear in Moss' quieter than All synchro's,...
12-25-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Lambretta

Merry Christmas to all I am wishing you all...

Merry Christmas to all
I am wishing you all the best. Health and happiness to you and your families
11-24-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,045
Posted By TilleyJon

Just not had much time to work on the car...

Just not had much time to work on the car recently, but did decide to take a look at the clock, purchased a solid state solenoid driver to replace the pin and contact on the switch from...
11-20-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By TilleyJon

Glyn, difficult to work out if you have a...

Glyn, difficult to work out if you have a problem, as you have had some pretty good guys work on your car I would not suspect the gearbox immediately, if you had not had the work done, or had...
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