" Hi Dave,
Looking at the photo, it appears that you're having trouble with the fitting not being able to screw into the bottom of the starting carb.
If that's correct, did you try to loosen the banjo bolt at the bottom of the…"
" Hi Chris,
I checked to see if you had posted to the workshop group, since not I'll post here & see if Rafe can transfer to there later.
I see your new demister trim is missing the tabs needed to bend over to secure them…"
I have been involved in Jaguar XK engined cars since the early 1960s and still believe that this engine is one of the best engines ever designed, it just does everything a sports car engine should do.
We all know it is not a tyre…"
Possible Christmas present for you. I have what I believe is a brand new, sealed Lucas Brake Master Cylinder or possible Clutch Master Cylinder???? made by TRW under license which I had bought for my 150S that I never used. The Part # is PMB111P. You can have it for free should you need it. Just pay me for postage (at cost) which should be about $10-$15.
There is one on eBay but the Part # appears to be PMB111 (without the last P). CLICK HERE. Let me know if you want it. If OK, you can pay me for the postage by PayPal on this site HERE.
Google+ is the latest big Social Media/Network buzz word to hit the Web. It is competing head on with Facebook and has many features that I prefer to Facebook. My belief is that in the long-run Google+ will benefit this site and Jag Enthusiasts around the world far more than Facebook ever did or will.
I just uploaded one of your albums HERE. Could you please send me an email with 12 captions so that I can add them to the photos. Let me know what you think of the new Google+ site. Thanks.
You are correct. I'm 6' so I went with the shorter/angled custom pedals from Bill Bass, I cut the foam down on the seat cushions, and tilted the frame slightly so that the back of the seat slides under the roll trim. It works well.
My 61 E-Type I've had for 15 years. I purchased it mid way through a restoration 15 years ago. The body was already painted and the restorations was good but not great. I use to compete nationally and did well so I'm pretty picky. I drove the car for 12 years and then took it all the way down and brought it back to a 100 point car. I don't compete anymore but I do like them perfect. I drive them only when the sun is out and enjoy displaying them often. But I don't compete; I'd rather see someone else take home the trophies. It means more to them; I had my time under the light.
I see you are restoring an XK150. I just sold my 59 XK150 Roadster a few months ago. They are very nice cars. I had mine for 21 years so it was difficult to see go. I had purchased it with 23,000 orig miles including original interior, wheels and tire. It had been repainted once which I redid about 10 year ago along. It was still looking VERY NICE when I sold it and had 49,000 miles on it. See attached photo. I replaced it with my XK120 which is also a great car but totally differenct than the XK150 in terms of comfort, room, etc.