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by xj40 paul
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: X-300
Topic: rear air vent parts
Replies: 10
Views: 1365

Re: rear air vent parts

My X300 hs a whole car full of broken vent connectors. I'm thinking of buying some ABS plastic sheet and cutting out my own replacements. I doubt it's difficult although it'll be fiddly. I think the min difficulty is getting the vent out and separating each one into two to actually get at the offen...
by xj40 paul
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: X-300
Topic: rear air vent parts
Replies: 10
Views: 1365

Re: rear air vent parts

My X300 hs a whole car full of broken vent connectors. I'm thinking of buying some ABS plastic sheet and cutting out my own replacements. I doubt it's difficult although it'll be fiddly. I think the min difficulty is getting the vent out and separating each one into two to actually get at the offen...
by xj40 paul
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: XJ40 Parts Wanted
Topic: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Re: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .

This is what I found on the SNG Barrat site :-

Rack and Pinion Bellows
Product Code:
JLM1103
Part Type:
Standard
Stock Status
No Longer Available



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by xj40 paul
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: XJ40 Parts Wanted
Topic: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Re: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .

Try SNG Barrat , they seem to have them , https://www.sngbarratt.com/uk/#!/English/parts/6de9b62d-afff-4939-9bd5-4d1a68b95244 Derek.. Hi Derek , do you know something ? I tried the SNG Barrat site the other day & that said they were NLA , now you have just come up with a link that says that the...
by xj40 paul
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: XJ40 Parts Wanted
Topic: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Re: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .

Chris Barney wrote:I would try to find an OEM part, but if unsuccessful you could fit a universal one. At the end of the day it is an essential part and I believe an MOT requirement

Quite right , it is an MOT requirement & mine isn't looking good :(
by xj40 paul
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: XJ40 Parts Wanted
Topic: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Re: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .

Chris Barney wrote:You may be right thinking about it. Think the last one I fitted was a universal one

Hi Chris , in your opinion , are the universal ones any good or should I carry on looking for a OEM part ?
by xj40 paul
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: XJ40 Parts Wanted
Topic: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Re: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .

Chris Barney wrote:Think they are pretty easy to obtain from SNG Barrett or JCP and not that expensive

Hi Chris , Just seeing if anyone out there had this part sitting on a shelf collecting dust as both of these suppliers are saying NLA , If no one has one I am going to try David Manners tomorrow .
by xj40 paul
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: XJ40 Parts Wanted
Topic: Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter .

Hi everyone hope you are all well , looking for a steering rack tie arm boot / gaiter for my 1988 3.6 XJ40 if anyone has one lying around collecting dust . Thanks for looking .
by xj40 paul
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Goodwood Revival (my favorite bit !)
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Goodwood Revival (my favorite bit !)

NMV 1E wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShHwXqNXsvw ... I wish I'd kept my pedal car now ... ;)

Brilliant , brings a tear to my eye to see all of those Austin J40s , definitely part of the good old years of pedal cars
& they certainly don't make em like that anymore :( :cry:
by xj40 paul
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: 90-92
Topic: KMH to MPH Instrument Cluster Swap
Replies: 30
Views: 1953

Re: KMH to MPH Instrument Cluster Swap

Hi Ballard , I am reading with interest about where the mileage of the car is stored so I just been up to my garage & swapped my 151000 instrument cluster with another cluster from a car that I broke two years ago , my car is now reading 42000 miles , so I think the mileage is stored in the cloc...