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11-04-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By alfred

USA x UK - overider question - The 'E' Type Forum...

USA x UK - overider question - The 'E' Type Forum (http://forum.etypeuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=6180&p=44202&hilit=bumper+mopdification#p44202)

not sure why the link did not work and skipped...
11-04-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By alfred

here's some info: ...

here's some info:

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/e-type-xk-e-59/74-xke-bumper-change-208874/
10-20-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By alfred

Many years ago I removed and rebuilt the door...

Many years ago I removed and rebuilt the door hinges on my 150. Not sure if the hinges and inner panels are the same but I accessed the hinge box from inside the car. I had to heat and bend some box...
08-22-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,833
Posted By alfred

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

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I was at a British car show on the weekend. Parked...
Forum: Canada
08-20-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By alfred

Not a problem Ron, it was quite an early morning...

Not a problem Ron, it was quite an early morning for me. Started up at 6:00 in the dark, watched the red sun come up in the east (I think it is from the forest fire smoke in the air). I posted some...
Forum: Canada
08-18-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By alfred

I'll be rolling though Cambridge on the 401...

I'll be rolling though Cambridge on the 401 around 7:15-7:30. Driving my 68 red E-type. I'll likely be filling up on gas at the enRoute around 7:30. My cell is 519-860-9717 so send me a text if you...
Forum: Canada
08-18-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By alfred

I'm heading to Port Perry for Brits on the Lake...

I'm heading to Port Perry for Brits on the Lake tomorrow. Will be leaving London around 6:00am. Join up if you feel like having a drive/car show day.

Alfred
Forum: Canada
08-03-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By alfred

Maybe check out Jaguar Drivers.ca on facebook,...

Maybe check out Jaguar Drivers.ca on facebook, they used to organise a few fun runs in the spring and the fall. If you are itching for a drive there is Brits on the Lake in port Perry in a couple...
07-12-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By alfred

Something as important as a rad...don't go cheap....

Something as important as a rad...don't go cheap. I highly recommend Cool Cat. built in the States and top quality manufacturing, great guys to deal with.
07-12-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By alfred

I couldn't hurt to add some "Marvel Mystery Oil"...

I couldn't hurt to add some "Marvel Mystery Oil" to the cylinder that has low compression, wait a few days, crank the engine over, add some more Marvel oil and then in a few more days crank it over a...
07-12-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By alfred

the oil level dipstick on my 1968 does not have a...

the oil level dipstick on my 1968 does not have a bend like yours. Straight all the way down.
07-10-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By alfred

Yes there are some products that help reduce...

Yes there are some products that help reduce coolant temp. "Water wetter" is one that I use. If you boil over again, you may need to look into an engine coolant flush, rad core evaluation before...
07-04-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By alfred

Is your car a standard or an automatic?

Is your car a standard or an automatic?
07-04-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By alfred

can you do a touch and sniff test to figure out...

can you do a touch and sniff test to figure out what the liquid is? engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, coolant? that would help to figure out the source.
06-30-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,607
Posted By alfred

Regarding the 'barny' if that much rust is...

Regarding the 'barny' if that much rust is visible, then it needs a full body restoration. Very time consuming and very expensive. In the end you have a nice series II 2+2 and will never recoup your...
06-08-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By alfred

A great 10 footer, daily driver. No mention of...

A great 10 footer, daily driver. No mention of body work or rust repair in the past so there might be some big surprises underneath and inside the sills.
06-07-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By alfred

In a perfect world the top of the dash can be...

In a perfect world the top of the dash can be removed with a few screws. That will allow you access to re-connect the choke cable from above. In my case the dash was glued in so I cut a small hole in...
05-22-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By alfred

I had something similar happening to my 68 2+2,...

I had something similar happening to my 68 2+2, but I was able to drive it for a short distance until smoke started coming from the brakes. I Rebuilt the callipers, honed the rotors, and replaced the...
04-27-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,883
Posted By alfred

I'm pretty sure "frogeye" on the E-type forum...

I'm pretty sure "frogeye" on the E-type forum added one of those gas caps. Not sure if you can still see his original photos though.


Link The 'E' Type Forum - Login...
04-26-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By alfred

Have you removed the center castellated nut? That...

Have you removed the center castellated nut? That would let you slide the rotor and hub off the bearing/axle assembly and then give you room to separate the hub from the rotor.
04-19-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By alfred

I saw one for sale in Alberta similar to that...

I saw one for sale in Alberta similar to that about 6 years ago. He was only asking $40,000 and it was a lightweight replica.:icon_fryingpan:
04-16-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By alfred

"If you see smoke pull it"...good one, but I...

"If you see smoke pull it"...good one, but I thought with Lucas electrics you look for smoke to confirm that its working. :p
03-26-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By alfred

sounds like a win-win. Congrats on getting a...

sounds like a win-win. Congrats on getting a price fair to you and the buyer.
03-26-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By alfred

way too low man. Look at Hemmings Motor News,...

way too low man. Look at Hemmings Motor News, Hagerty car values. If you need room to store the car - relax, rent a storage space for a few months and do your homework, but do not hurry selling it. ...
Forum: Canada
03-12-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By alfred

you might have to head to Toronto to get your...

you might have to head to Toronto to get your dream car. Or consider calling one of the usuals and ask them to look out for one. Dealerships head to auctions on a regular basis. You might even find...
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