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07-10-2019, 06:07 PM
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Posted By JeffR1

Not those, although those are probably shot too,...

Not those, although those are probably shot too, there's a plastic (probably nylon) bushing on the bottom of the steering column inside the car that's shot, that needs replacing.
I repaired mine...
07-08-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By JeffR1

A rubber mallet won't work to break things up, it...

A rubber mallet won't work to break things up, it just bounces off what ever you're trying to free, you need a small steel hammer.
Take one of your castle nuts or a spare and thread in back on to...
07-08-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By JeffR1

Here's another thread on the matter. ...

Here's another thread on the matter.

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/mki-mkii-s-type-240-340-daimler-61/annoying-fuel-filter-gasket-problem-200922/
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07-05-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By JeffR1

I used Apple Hydraulics for my Jaguar, the prices...

I used Apple Hydraulics for my Jaguar, the prices from the post above were more in line and they did a nice job.
07-04-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By JeffR1

WOW, that's an awful price, I don't remember mine...

WOW, that's an awful price, I don't remember mine costing that much !
I'll have to dig up my invoice and see.

I don't think they're set up for it, if you send them off to a shop where they have...
07-01-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By JeffR1

If the new ones are stainless steel, then there's...

If the new ones are stainless steel, then there's certainly nothing to worry about, if they're cast iron and you're using DOT4 fluid, then certain maintenance procedures have to be followed so they...
06-29-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By JeffR1

I wonder if BAS International is affiliated with...

I wonder if BAS International is affiliated with these guys ?
The screen shot of the puckered binding is from them in my link.

https://www.basjaguartrim.com/



About 90 deg. binding, one...
06-29-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By JeffR1

The retractor pins stay in place, once removed...

The retractor pins stay in place, once removed there is no way to put them back in.
At least I was told to leave them in place where I got mine done.
06-28-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By JeffR1

Welcome to the club, I had to send mine to a...

Welcome to the club, I had to send mine to a place in New York.
The little town of Lake Cowichan here on Vancouver Island isn't a bustling hub either. :icon_cankick:
06-28-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By JeffR1

Thanks, I will do some inquires. Luke Jones...

Thanks, I will do some inquires.
Luke Jones has an eBay store.

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06-28-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By JeffR1

Those are nasty, if those were mine, I would just...

Those are nasty, if those were mine, I would just get them sleeved, but I'm OCD about things.
Mine were sleeved with bronze, not sure why, but it's what the guy used.
What are the pistons like,...
06-28-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By JeffR1

Carpet Replacement

Just looking and deciding where to get new carpeting and wondering what others did ?
Weather or not I should buy a complete set or have a local trimmer do the raw materials.

From the screen...
06-28-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By JeffR1

I'm surprised to hear that Kevlar is still being...

I'm surprised to hear that Kevlar is still being used, that stuff breaks down into a crumbly mess after a while.
I imagine the process happens faster with the heat in the engine bay too.

When...
06-26-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By JeffR1

If you are already running DOT5 (silicone) fluid...

If you are already running DOT5 (silicone) fluid and things are working, then why change it out ?

If it's been three years and you're not experiencing any braking issues from dissolved seals,...
06-26-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By JeffR1

Here's what I know, others may disagree with me...

Here's what I know, others may disagree with me or have something else to add.

The higher resistance in the wires, caps and plugs, the stronger the spark, but the system has to be designed to over...
06-24-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By JeffR1

He He... heated debate, I thought it was quite...

He He... heated debate, I thought it was quite civil. :icon_toast:
Some of the other forums I belong too can get really out of hand, one is about home theatre projectors.
06-24-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By JeffR1

I had all my bores re-sleeved and then used it to...

I had all my bores re-sleeved and then used it to lubricate and assemble them.
I got the seals from XKS.com (http://XKS.com) and they were on contact with it for many months, or even more then a...
06-24-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By JeffR1

It's a 1951 Mark VI, so a pretty antiquated...

It's a 1951 Mark VI, so a pretty antiquated braking system compared to the new ones.
All it has is just one master cylinder and two front wheel cylinders for the front drum brakes, the rears are...
06-24-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By JeffR1

I used to import directly from the UK too, but...

I used to import directly from the UK too, but things have become so expensive over there, I'm looking at US suppliers now.

I don't travel when I'm on vacation, I hate traveling _ dead lines _...
06-23-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By JeffR1

Parts Suppliers In Canada ?

As the title says...
It's become even more expensive getting things out of the UK too.
A new jet assembly from Burlen is 25.00 !
An aftermarket kit from XKS.com is 75.00$ US _ not too bad.

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06-23-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By JeffR1

I've just totally rebuilt my brake system using...

I've just totally rebuilt my brake system using the original booster _ all seals (as far as I know) are of modern materials.

I am now running silicone fluid with no problems, it's in my Bentley as...
06-18-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By JeffR1

I contacted Green Line, the people who make the...

I contacted Green Line, the people who make the silicone hose that I bought and they said it will work for oil, so I just used that.
We'll see in a number of months.
06-18-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By JeffR1

I have this neoprene/cork gasket material, so...

I have this neoprene/cork gasket material, so I'll see how that goes.
It was a bit thin and it took 3 layers of that red Tuck tape to thicken it up, I used that as the adhesive does not break down...
06-17-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By JeffR1

Low Pressure Power Steering Lines

I'm just dealing with a few issues and one of them are the low pressure lines that run from the reservoir to the pump and steering box.
The one that ran to the pump was rock hard and leaking _ the...
06-17-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By JeffR1

https://www.autohausaz.com/pn/VK102?utm_source=goo...

https://www.autohausaz.com/pn/VK102?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=frooglePN&utm_term=VK102&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIyJDxmO7w4gIVOyCtBh2dvQDwEAYYASABEgKoh_D_BwE

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