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06-19-2019, 12:36 PM
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Posted By gene61jag

Lots of info here so please forgive me if I leave...

Lots of info here so please forgive me if I leave something out.

"This does seem quite odd. The only plausible reason I can think of why the speedo should be under-reading to such an extent is...
06-18-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,537
Posted By CaptainQ

Hello again Everyone, "I'VE GOT...

Hello again Everyone,

"I'VE GOT OVERDRIVE !! " At long last the overdrive is now working. Finally managed to remove the unit with a large rubber mallet - Dave at Overdrive Spares...
06-08-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,626
Posted By koldavideo

@ Tilley Jon : Yes you're right. Similarly,...

@ Tilley Jon :
Yes you're right.
Similarly, I renovate the Volga.
Volga is a very simple car compared to Jaguar :-)
But the Jaguar MK2 is a beautiful car.
Peter
06-08-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,626
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

I would take advice from TilleyJon. This car has...

I would take advice from TilleyJon. This car has a monocoque & for the car to be safe & roadworthy you are going to have to repair the shell properly. e.g. from the photo above the inner & outer...
05-24-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,155
Posted By gene61jag

This forum is an AMAZING resource. When I have...

This forum is an AMAZING resource. When I have folks like Lin, Jon, Chuck and many others responding to my questions I understand the meaning of the statement "standing on the shoulders of giants"....
05-19-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,184
Posted By Homersimpson

When I have done this I have dropped the car and...

When I have done this I have dropped the car and engine down so that the engine sits on a trolley, I then unbolt the engine mounts, lift the body up with a jack and leave the engine on the floor.
...
05-10-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

Just a word of warning. Keep silicone sprays etc...

Just a word of warning. Keep silicone sprays etc well away from the induction systems of modern vehicles. If they ingest even a small amount it will poison some MAFs & all Lambda/O2 sensors. I don't...
05-02-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
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...
04-30-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

Please use good old conventional DOT 4...

Please use good old conventional DOT 4 Polyglycol/Polyglycol ether fluid. You are likely causing your own problems with boosters unless the rebuilder/supplier guarantees compatibility of elastomers...
04-21-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

The cooling effects of fuel vapourisation & the...

The cooling effects of fuel vapourisation & the venturis is substantial in the carburettors . (e.g. carb icing was common with the Austin Mini & SU carbs. Icing used to seize the dampers under the...
02-24-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

XK's Unlimited supply. Now owned by Moss. I would...

XK's Unlimited supply. Now owned by Moss. I would go Dynalite. Like the Retroair supplied unit the XK's unit requires conversion back to the single "V" belt. Really for early Mk2
02-18-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 44,169
Posted By lickahotskillet

The start of an electrifying experience. I once...

The start of an electrifying experience. I once Chernobyled a Jeep under the hood harness and the dash harness when I pinched a hot wire during a valve cover change. I think the two harnesses...
02-18-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
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, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By jagstuart

Well that was quite a bit of fun. On try #3 I...

Well that was quite a bit of fun. On try #3 I sent the diode hold spring into low earth orbit and lost contact completely. MIA. The diode housing though not crispy is very thin on the back and is a...
02-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By jagstuart

thanks TJ. here's some more info for the...

thanks TJ. here's some more info for the terminally self-reliant.

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

more crazy small parts scattered around:
...
02-16-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

Thanks TJ ~ Filed away for those of us that don't...

Thanks TJ ~ Filed away for those of us that don't want to send things halfway round the world.

Other options.

https://www.clocks4classics.com/

https://cjnwatch.co.uk/wp/smiths-car-clock/
02-14-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

Yes ~ fine. Cold engine ~ Just remove & re-torque...

Yes ~ fine. Cold engine ~ Just remove & re-torque the 2 nuts
02-06-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,987
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

That's fine but it will only work as a surge tank...

That's fine but it will only work as a surge tank if you have a return valve in the radiator cap.
02-05-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Jose

there is another one from 1956 when Queen...

there is another one from 1956 when Queen Elizabeth visits the Jaguar factory and you can see XK-140s and MK-1s mounted on rotisseries. Lyons is shown with the queen showing her around.
...
01-31-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By rustfreemike

Hi - I've seen this spring nonsense before. A...

Hi - I've seen this spring nonsense before. A long time ago I had some clown rebuild a set of HD8's on a Mk 10 manifold for me because I didn't have a garage at the time and all my carb tools were in...
01-25-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Jose

it is the same at the front screen. I sold the S...

it is the same at the front screen. I sold the S type chromed moldings for a front screen to a member here with a MK2, no issues. He had them rechromed, no issues either.
01-24-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

+1^ ~ To my knowledge the front screen is the...

+1^ ~ To my knowledge the front screen is the same ~ same screen & rubber. The drip rail chomework is also different thanks to the flattened roof profile on an S Type.
01-22-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,184
Posted By lickahotskillet

Ah, now I see the destruction. Wasn't clear on...

Ah, now I see the destruction. Wasn't clear on my phone. I just have the detachable plenum.
01-21-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,184
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

The midnight porter. ;)

The midnight porter. ;)
01-20-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 44,169
Posted By lickahotskillet

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

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Jon, I do have a full face helmet. Here I am blasting down the front...
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