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    XJ6 Front wheel bearings

    Does anyone know how to tell the difference on hubs from pre/post '77 XJ6, or am I down to checking serial numbers on the existing bearings once everything is pulled apart?
    This is in preparation...
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    ....think you might have done this the hard way,...

    ....think you might have done this the hard way, what with many trial fits of engines etc.

    My approach to this sort of thing...leave it and do something more fun. Do something on the car that will...
  3. Thread: LED dash lights

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    If you have a single indicator light on the dash,...

    If you have a single indicator light on the dash, standard flasher cctry just lets the current flow earth through the arm of the circuit which isn't active. That won't work with LEDs due to different...
  4. Thread: LED dash lights

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    Just fitted something like this to my turn...

    Just fitted something like this to my turn indicator on my dash which had stopped working properly since upgrading to LED rear lights.......
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    that is a very tidy looking engine install.

    that is a very tidy looking engine install.
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    - that doesn't make sense - your car isn't...

    - that doesn't make sense - your car isn't registered until you have passed IVA....and then applied for registration?
  7. Thread: Tyres

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    https://www.northhantstyres.com/main-tyres-pages/g...

    https://www.northhantstyres.com/main-tyres-pages/galaxy-tyres/235-60-15-GalVR-RWL.html
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    - the key thing is engine age. if you are...

    - the key thing is engine age.

    if you are going for a new registration plate, you will probably want a new engine....that will the need to comply with current emission standards.

    if, on the...
  9. People don't usually realise where the reactors...

    People don't usually realise where the reactors are - there is also one at Silwood Park, near Ascot, but nought to do with RR I think.
  10. Egbert - not a miillion miles away.........

    Egbert - not a miillion miles away......
    https://www.rolls-royce.com/products-and-services/nuclear/small-modular-reactors.aspx#/
  11. [QUOTE=Dek;593900] This?...

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    This?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4Z46F2Yqhs
  12. - the R/C model guys already have digital sound...

    - the R/C model guys already have digital sound cards on their electric model boats to make them sound like diesel engines - they're very convincing.
    I dont see why the same can't/won't apply to...
  13. I think this is very likely. There will be a...

    I think this is very likely.
    There will be a tipping point in just a few years when electric car prices come down and become truly competitive with IC-powered cars - as with all new technologies the...
  14. No problem. I plan to be dead then.

    No problem.
    I plan to be dead then.
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    Kev - How do you find driving with it, compared...

    Kev - How do you find driving with it, compared to a carby?
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    Very interested in this aspect of your thread -...

    Very interested in this aspect of your thread - step-daughter at university, so in a similar position with finances....and spray facilities.
    Please post as many technical details as possible!
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    Personally I wouldn't bother. Pull out seats and...

    Personally I wouldn't bother.
    Pull out seats and carpet where possible. if not, just get a tarp and bungee it down over the cockpit.
    Presumably there is a bonnet and boot already in place?

    If...
  18. - o clarify, I was referring to the CRC rocker...

    - o clarify, I was referring to the CRC rocker covers, not the europa items
  19. Had those 'Le Mans' covers fitted on my old Sumo....

    Had those 'Le Mans' covers fitted on my old Sumo. They were a good buy and a quality product.
  20. I would say that in the 20 odd years I have been...

    I would say that in the 20 odd years I have been on here, technical competency, and for that read technical confidence, has been falling.
    That's not to say there aren't plenty of spanner monkeys,...
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    Thanks Jim. Not sure how it would react with the...

    Thanks Jim. Not sure how it would react with the white zircotec coating (which I don't think was a particularly good investment).
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    That looks like a damn good set up. Guessing the...

    That looks like a damn good set up. Guessing the reserve is around £10-12k but well worth it given what's included.
    If I was retired, I'd jump on that.
  23. The other thing to do is to feed a continuous 12V...

    The other thing to do is to feed a continuous 12V source to the signal wire to check the swing and the stability of the gauge.
    Then ground the feed signal and check that. IIRC the flight range uses...
  24. -aah yes - been there, and forgot to do that!

    -aah yes - been there, and forgot to do that!
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    well, I've had oil on my headers from a leaky...

    well, I've had oil on my headers from a leaky remote fitting...no fire, but shitty looking headers now :(
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