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    Many thanks, Graham. Worked first time. Often...

    Many thanks, Graham. Worked first time. Often wondered what that symbol stood for ! Thanks also Jon.

    Brian.
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    Superperformance for sale

    https://www.exchangeandmart.co.uk/ad/24089424

    Saw this on Exchange & Mart when looking for something else. Nothing do with me, but it's within 50 yards of my house and I've never seen it before! ...
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    Posting a link

    Chaps,

    How do I include a link to an internet address in a post ? Tried the obvious cutting and pasting, but nothing happened. Have seen many links posted, so it must be possible.

    Many...
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    Agree with Dek. If a lot of oil (see original...

    Agree with Dek. If a lot of oil (see original post) is escaping, it could easily be a failure of the sensor. I had this happen to me on a Ford.
    As an experiment, I would try just fitting a new...
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    Classic Replicas Viper, 2002. 350 chevy 350 bhp....

    Classic Replicas Viper, 2002. 350 chevy 350 bhp. Jaguar/Getrag 5 speed gearbox, Jaguar XJS suspension and steering. More pics to follow, but I'm away on holiday now untll a week on Monday, so will...
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    Viper on the road

    On the road at long last, largely thanks to Anthony at AHP. Spinners, wind wings and visors added since this photograph was taken.
  7. Thread: Bump steer

    by braincol
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    Luke, What steering system have you got ? Rack...

    Luke,

    What steering system have you got ? Rack and pinion doesn't normally suffer from bump-steer. I had a Range Rover with the old steering box and drop link arrangement and that suffered...
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    Personally, the best use I've found for an LS...

    Personally, the best use I've found for an LS diff on a two-wheel drive vehicle is getting off a muddy camping field !
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    Paul, You need an immobiliser for IVA, and you...

    Paul,

    You need an immobiliser for IVA, and you just need to demonstrate that it works. It can be mechanical such a steering lock, but temporary add-ons such as a krooklok-style bar over the...
  10. Thread: Jag UJ's

    by braincol
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    Neil, Just bin thinking a bit more -...

    Neil,

    Just bin thinking a bit more - notwithstanding Jaguar's claim of 240 gross horsepower for the 4.2 engine at that time, it only really had about 160 bhp. Perhaps they won't take 350+ ?
    ...
  11. Thread: Jag UJ's

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    Hmmm ... I ran a Jag 420 with the same UJs for...

    Hmmm ...

    I ran a Jag 420 with the same UJs for over 100,000 miles and there was never a problem with any of them on propshaft or drive shafts. Could it be a geometry setup issue ? Or not enough...
  12. Thread: Executor

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    "Mechanic - Ole Olsen" - not the 70's speedway...

    "Mechanic - Ole Olsen" - not the 70's speedway rider ?

    Brian.
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    Knight Racing services did mine by post for...

    Knight Racing services did mine by post for £108.

    Brian
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    Steve, I've used Lucas ACR alternators for...

    Steve,

    I've used Lucas ACR alternators for decades and have had just one real failure when the regulator died as yours did. I also had a failure due to the brushes being worn down, but that was...
  15. Thread: Stonehenge

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    You obviously haven't had to drive Northwards up...

    You obviously haven't had to drive Northwards up M5/M6 early on Friday evenings from Gloucester or Worcester. At least your scenery is better !

    Brian.
  16. The requirement is for audible OR visual...

    The requirement is for audible OR visual tell-tale though you can have both if you want. If you already have warning lights you don't need the sound. Section 23, para 4 of the IVA manual refers.
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  17. Thread: Jag 2.88 diff

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    Apologies if you are already aware of this, but...

    Apologies if you are already aware of this, but make sure you get a Salisbury or GKN unit. Avoid the Dana unit fitted to the XJS from 1985 to 1987.

    PM sent.

    Brian.
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    My understanding is that if you choose to get a...

    My understanding is that if you choose to get a new licence before any legal requirement, you have to pay (£20 ?). I was forced to have a new one when I turned 70, but it was free.

    Brian.
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    Bob, Many thanks. After 173 pages, I've had...

    Bob,

    Many thanks. After 173 pages, I've had enough !

    Thanks,

    Brian.
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    How do I unsubscribe ?

    Being of a rather boring nature, I would like to unsubscribe from a thread I once replied to so that don't continually get email messages about it. How can I do this ? :sad:

    Many thanks,

    Brian.
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    Paul, To answer the second part of your...

    Paul,

    To answer the second part of your question, you only need an authorised installer certificate if you have an alarm fitted to the immobiliser. An alarm is NOT required for IVA.

    Regards,
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    Kidderminister ?

    Kidderminister ?
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    GD owners near Worcester ?

    Chaps,

    I have been contacted by a gentleman from the Worcester area who is building a GD, more or less from scratch. It has a new 350 Chevy (450+ bhp) and Jaguar XJ6 running gear. He is even...
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    Wouldn't touch Radweld with a bargepole. You...

    Wouldn't touch Radweld with a bargepole. You might get away with using it once but why bung up your nice new engine/radiator/heater with gunge ? Find the leak and repair it properly !

    Brian.
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    Agreed - it's only the central slot you have to...

    Agreed - it's only the central slot you have to worry about. I cut an old cycle brake block to size and squashed it in. They're made of very hard rubber and do this job fine.

    Brian.
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