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    With regards to your relays, I would suggest...

    With regards to your relays,
    I would suggest that you go for the 70 amp ones and make sure you use the ones with
    the larger blade terminals .
    Other thing is make sure the female blade terminals...
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    The stalk/column assembly is from a series 1 xj 6...

    The stalk/column assembly is from a series 1 xj 6 Jag that I use for my
    early Southern Roadcraft .
    It has a self cancelling system for the indicators and the head lamps operate
    high & low beam...
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    I'm sure the early DAX was similar to my SR and...

    I'm sure the early DAX was similar to my SR and therefore the tank strap bolts do not earth through
    the chassis.
    Chris.
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    Just to add , mine was built pre sva

    Just to add ,
    mine was built pre sva
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    I wouldn't get too worried about it, but if you...

    I wouldn't get too worried about it, but if you are, it doesn't take much effort
    to sort it.
    I've just done mine on my SR cobra, you don't need heavy gauge wire to carry
    out the work as there is...
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    Exactly right, if you set these things correctly...

    Exactly right, if you set these things correctly they will give you a
    very reasonable handbrake.
    Also should not need to be adjusted too often providing you don't do loads
    of handbrake turns ....
  7. Thread: Drive It Day

    by Chris1
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    I might be taking mine out for a spin today,...

    I might be taking mine out for a spin today,
    although not down your neck of the woods .
    Nice and dry here, just a bit cold still, so no
    excuses!
    chris.
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    I have a vent tube that vents out through the top...

    I have a vent tube that vents out through the top left wheel arch on my SR
    and yes I do get a bit of vapour smell occasionally but nothing too concerning .
    The only solution to completely...
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    At the time I could only source the one with the...

    At the time I could only source the one with the black button & covering
    as apposed to chrome ones that do look good.
    Although there is a blue leather gator covering the rest of the lever.
    I do...
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    My SR uses an old style MGB one that is round...

    My SR uses an old style MGB one that is round
    and is mounted to the mg bracket.
    Has always worked well in conjunction with the xj inboard set up,
    the mot guys that I have used have mentioned about...
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    Don't think it's been any different as far as I...

    Don't think it's been any different as far as I know .
    Chris.
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    You won't get too much braking on the rears in...

    You won't get too much braking on the rears in the first place if you are using standard inboard xj discs.
    So you will need to keep that in mind, you should be able to get sufficient but will lock...
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    I did have tie wraps for about twenty years with...

    I did have tie wraps for about twenty years with no problems.
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    That's where my black & silver plate sits but I...

    That's where my black & silver plate sits but I have gone to the expense
    of using the "P" clips with rubber inserts .
    The number plate is normal size along with the letters/numbers.
    Chris.
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    I was trying to be positive and then you mention...

    I was trying to be positive and then you mention the government,
    think I will go and grab a beer now .
    Chris.
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    What could be better, no road fund tax and only 5...

    What could be better, no road fund tax and only 5 % electric tax,
    everyone is a winner !
    Chris.
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    Thanks Jim, I have received my filter this...

    Thanks Jim,
    I have received my filter this morning and will be fitting it
    shortly .
    If I can muster up the courage I might even go for a spin
    as weather is fine and very cold so as to get the...
  18. Thread: Boot lock keys

    by Chris1
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    The address comes under London Rd,...

    The address comes under London Rd, Wescliff-on-sea, Southend-on-sea, so you will be near there on Thursday.
    Chris.
  19. Thread: Boot lock keys

    by Chris1
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    I meant James was correct. The other thing is if...

    I meant James was correct.
    The other thing is if it's of any use, I have a few of these keys and if you are stuck
    you can have one if they suit your handle.
  20. Thread: Boot lock keys

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    Simon is correct about the keys, I have checked...

    Simon is correct about the keys,
    I have checked mine and the bonnet locks use the same key as the boot handle.
    The key number that I have is fs 880 .
    I had forgotten about these locks being...
  21. Thread: Boot lock keys

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    I would have thought it is possible if you know...

    I would have thought it is possible if you know what make the lock
    is.
    A good key cutting place/locksmith should then be able to x reference it
    and cut you a couple of keys for a sensible cost ....
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    You will need to be prepared to turn crankshaft a...

    You will need to be prepared to turn crankshaft a couple of times with the rocker
    cover removed on the number 1 cylinder side .
    You will then be able to see what the number 1 cylinder rocker arms...
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    Can you be sure about the valve timing, It...

    Can you be sure about the valve timing,
    It should not have changed but as mentioned unless there is
    something wrong with timing chain gears or associated components.
    I'm sure it will be something...
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    That's a good point with regards to the...

    That's a good point with regards to the distributed clamp bolt, as for choke failure, if it's a Holley like
    mine I removed the choke plate a long time ago and starts fine even when proper cold....
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    If you haven't got a timing light, you can do...

    If you haven't got a timing light, you can do perform a static check to
    give you a basic idea .
    chris.
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