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    These are the type of harness you need, as Paul...

    These are the type of harness you need, as Paul says, eye bolt at the top, bolts at the hips.

    https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p/willans-supersport-harness-3-point-westfield-ss3x4w?pn=SS3X4B-W
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    I've been taking to John about an erratic rev...

    I've been taking to John about an erratic rev counter (which I'm hoping has been caused by interference in the -ve voltage from the failed oil pressure switch) he says:

    "If the switch on the...
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    Just in case anyone is interested, the light...

    Just in case anyone is interested, the light switch on the ETB sender unit has definitely failed (after two years, but before IVA).

    There is a second switch in my pump housing with is acting as a...
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    Erratic Rev counter

    I have a Rover V8 engine with a DLB198 coil and a 35DLM8 distributor.

    The problem I have is an erratic rev counter, seems ok on tick but when you rev the engine to say 2,000 rpm the rev counter...
  5. Thread: Self centering

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    Yeah, did that this weekend, the column is...

    Yeah, did that this weekend, the column is turning freely.

    Need to get the front end up this weekend coming and rule out each side/component. Going to start by removing the track rod ends and...
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    Yes, to prevent the wheels touching the arch. ...

    Yes, to prevent the wheels touching the arch.

    Pipe clamp under the gaiter, clamped to rod end (but I think the problem was there before I fitted them).
  7. Thread: Self centering

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    I did half of this today, by disconnecting the...

    I did half of this today, by disconnecting the column from the extension piece and there was no issue with the column.

    Guess I’ll have to jack the front end up next weekend and check the other...
  8. Thread: Self centering

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    Self centering

    I’ma bit worried about self centering for IVA, it feels as though something is preventing the wheels from self centering, as though there is some resistance or its binding somewhere.

    Caster...
  9. Thread: Tracking

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    Tracking

    Any tips or tricks to seeing my tracking a close as possible for IVA?

    I know they won’t test it, but it helps for steering and the self centering function.
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    Oil pressure light fail

    I have a new ETB oil pressure gauge and light sender but the oil pressure light has stopped working.

    Putting some testers on the sender (WK terminal) I have maximum resistance to earth, this...
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    If you can’t get the filler tube from the oil...

    If you can’t get the filler tube from the oil bottle in there, surely you can get a long, thin pipe into the hole and fill it with a funnel remotely?
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    If you scroll down a bit, there's a photo showing...

    If you scroll down a bit, there's a photo showing it here.

    https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?t=1601403
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    I struggled to find mine a few weeks ago, but it...

    I struggled to find mine a few weeks ago, but it is there.

    It's further back than you'd think. I think it might even be on the silver rear casting rather than the darker main casting.
  14. Thread: LED dash lights

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    I bought one of these for each wire, to be...

    I bought one of these for each wire, to be positioning between the bulb and the sensors.
    ...
  15. Thread: LED dash lights

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    This is what I thought, a diode controls the...

    This is what I thought, a diode controls the direction of current flow, but if there's an earth leak, how will a diode help?

    I thought if the current flowed the wrong way the LED won't light up...
  16. Thread: LED dash lights

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    Never heard of them, the two lights are on a...

    Never heard of them, the two lights are on a common live then switch to earth through the respective sensor.

    I guess I put the diode in the live feed?

    Anyone else fixed the issue with these?
  17. Thread: LED dash lights

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    LED dash lights

    I have LED warning lights on the dash, problem is, the alternator and oil pressure lights go out and I have oil pressure, but there is still a very faint light emitting from the LEDs.

    Any ideas...
  18. Thread: Clutch Pipe

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    If I can make a suggestion, forget the copper...

    If I can make a suggestion, forget the copper pipe, talk to these guys and just fit a full flexy with custom ends.

    www.helperformance.com/
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    Sorry Chris. I wasn’t referring to you...

    Sorry Chris.

    I wasn’t referring to you specifically, I know there have been cars for sale recently which are said to be pre-SVA yet aren’t registered correctly.

    I guess I was trying to take...
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    When the amnesty was in place, pre-SVA, surely...

    When the amnesty was in place, pre-SVA, surely you still had to prove history and re-register the car as what it was rather than just leave it registered as a Jag?
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    Those adapter plates are silly money for what they are, I bet a local laser cutter could make them in stainless for half that price
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    Prices are even nicer if you can get a trade...

    Prices are even nicer if you can get a trade card, I bought a new high lift trolley jack last month. £150 on the shelf, £101 at the till with my trade card !!
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    Still registered as an XJ jag

    Still registered as an XJ jag
  24. Sounds like you need to check the earth strap on...

    Sounds like you need to check the earth strap on the engine.

    I have heard stories of engines earthing to the chassis only through the throttle cable (with no earth strap fitted). Does the engine...
  25. Thread: IVA overriders

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    first was Garretts Green, now closed. Second...

    first was Garretts Green, now closed.

    Second was Kidderminster
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