Adrian S

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  1. does anyone know which is the correct length of cable for a 1971 series 3 2+2 etype??? sng seem to suggest 39" and 48" are both suitable.....thoughts please..
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    Rear door lock cover

    looking for a cover for my rear door lock, i can buy a new set of 3... inc hinge covers but they are black! and i only need the lock cover ...ideally in tan/Biscuit ... if anyone has a spare i would be interested.....many thanks
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    Charcoal Canister

    I have just started the V12 up after 6 up to heat and runs nicely except a little rough idle, i noticed an open pipe on the carb balancing pipe i put my finger over it and the car ran smooth with a few more revs, looking down i see the charcoal canister and another open pipe.... looking at the manual these two open ends should have a connecting pipe.... my question is... where can i get a replacement charcoal canister to go inside???
  4. I am after some clarification here, I have a series 3 V12 2+2 FHC and want to replace the rear discs and calipers etc... i have been told i can do this in situ by dropping down the rear wheels/suspension. However having looked at a few youtube videos of the procedure...everyone has the whole rear suspension cage unit removed from the car!!! Can anyone who has done this give me a definitive answer on if it can easily be done without removing the whole rear IRS unit? cheers
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    Interior Boot Luggage rails

    Thanks Joe... these are listed for series 1&2 I have contacted them to check they are the same for my series 3 ... regards Adrian
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    Interior Boot Luggage rails

    Sorry that was scparts cost....sng Barrett don't have rubber stripsbut. Channels more realistic cost....think I'll start manufacturing these expensive parts myself!!!
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    Interior Boot Luggage rails

    Hi Yes that's them, cheapest I can see is £134 for one rail ...crazy Cheers
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    Interior Boot Luggage rails

    Nope taken a look through their catalogue and no parts listed! so back to the drawing board...
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    Interior Boot Luggage rails

    Thanks Joe I will take a look at them
  10. Does any one have or know where i can get one replacement luggage rail and rubber for my series 3 2+2 FHC i have found some at sc parts but they seem crazy expensive for 1 rail and rubber i have to buy the whole set at huge expense, any help would be appreciated. Happy New Year to all.
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    Spinner removal tools

    I have seen a couple of tools one from Germany that is way over engineered and very expensive! and another made somewhere in the uk but i can't find details of this more sensibly priced item
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    Spinner removal tools

    Well these are my first set of wire wheels and having removed and replaced one I am not happy that the wheel is tight enough, I have continental spinners not the 2 eared ones so getting them tight proved awkward.
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    Spinner removal tools

    HI I have seen various tools to remove and replace the spinners on my wire wheels, I'm not entirely happy with using a hammer to get correct torque! ;-) does anyone know where i can get a tool i can use with a torque wrench to fit my continental spinners ...3 lugs rather than 2 ears... ... hoping for a sensible priced item as well but maybe thats a pipe dream???
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    Automatic gearbox

    Thanks for the info!... still finding my way around the 'Ol' girl....
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    Automatic gearbox

    Hi... my new car (1971 E type V12 2+2 FHC) has a auto box and only 2 Drive selections..... can anyone offer advice on which i should use?? i have D1 and D2 and L ... cheers