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    Refurb advice

    Hi all. Well the bullet has been bitten and bits have been ordered. My question is whats the best manuals to get to help out with the refurb. Its going to be jag running gear on a GD chassis. Either paper or download isbfine so all recommendations welcome.

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    Hi,

    Haynes manual for the Jag is still handy for refurbing stuff.
    SNG Barrett’s do a good download for exploded diagrams of parts and part numbers.

    Regards

    Jim

    PS - Good choice
    GD Mk3 Jag based
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    I picked a Haynes manual easily and cheap of ebay. Which was quite useful.

    As Jim has said sng barret for parts are good.

    And ditto on the good choice.

    Are you going mk4 or mk4 body?
    Building MK4 GD Jag based with a Chevy 383/tremec tko600.

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    Quote Originally Posted by austin21 View Post
    I picked a Haynes manual easily and cheap of ebay. Which was quite useful.

    <snip>
    Ditto here - if its not much money, it doesn't really hurt when start thumbing through with dirty hands.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinW View Post
    Ditto here - if its not much money, it doesn't really hurt when start thumbing through with dirty hands.
    One day I will wring mine out and re-use the oil !!!
    GD Mk3 Jag based
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    If using a rv8 you will find the Haynes manual fairly useful
    And the David Hardcastle books (versions 1 & 2) will give you an insight to a bit of tuning ,
    Chris.

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    The Autodata books for both Jag and Rover are also ok.

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    As for best manuals I would say the workshop manuals are the ones to go with,
    although usually a bit more expensive.

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    Going for the mk4. Uts a little bigger ie more room for the more padded individual among us... looking at a chevy engine as well. I know its not original but a ford engine that passes emissions isn't easy to find

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    It's the date of the block that dictates the emissions, it's then down to the tuning and carb that denotes the results not the make of engine.
    .............and yes I'm running a Ford 351c Cleveland, smashed the IVA emissions.

    Unless you going for a LS engine??

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