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Forum: Brakes, Wheels and Tires 11-25-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,401
Posted By mr55s
Brake servo

I was wondering if anyone has a 7" Girling brake booster "valve body" that is rebuildable they would be willing to part with. I appreciate anyones help on this.
Brian
Forum: Your Tigers Story 11-14-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By mr55s
Painted car

Hey Doug, Your car looks great! Now the fun part putting the pieces back on. It's always exciting when it gets heavier. :)
Brian
Forum: Body 11-08-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By mr55s
Door part

Hi Doug, I suggested a new part because your 50+ year old door part broke. Obtaining another 50+ year old door part might give you the same "original" problem. Ask me how I know.
Cheers,
Brian
Forum: Body 11-02-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,328
Posted By mr55s
Clock repair

Yes, Mike Eck is still in business. Like Jim mentioned that started the thread, he does Very nice work. Quite reasonable in today's instrument repair. Sure, I have a watch, but there's something...
Forum: Body 10-30-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By mr55s
Door striker

Hi Doug, I bought a set off of Rick at SS. They worked great. If you need just one, I'm sure he would sell you just one.
Brian
Forum: Engine/Engine Compartment 09-06-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By mr55s
Repair or replace

Hi Kevin, I agree with Michael about the repair. There are good, better, and best welder/fabricators out there. It's a nice piece, if it were mine, I would go the distance and repair it. Done by...
Forum: Body 07-18-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,286
Posted By mr55s
Hardtop glass

I was wondering if that the current owner of the mould for the rear hardtop window is not that motivated, then that's fine, let him continue to own the mould, while our club could produce their own...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 07-13-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By mr55s
Episode

I saw a bit of this on Youtube, it was only about a minute long and seems to stop too soon. How long is the segment you guys are talking about ?
Brian
Forum: Engine 07-13-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By mr55s
Spacer

You might enjoy the benefits of a phenolic spacer, it looks like bakelite plastic and is a good insulator between the intake and the carb. You don't want the heat to transfer to your carburetor,...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 07-13-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By mr55s
Windshield

Sometimes if a windshield has been in and out a few times over the history of the car, the stainless trim can be bent a little by one of the installers, (this is the fourth time I have replaced this...
Forum: Body 07-11-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,286
Posted By mr55s
Glass

Yes I was wondering the same thing. Does anybody know anything about hardtop glass and who or where it could be ordered?
Brian
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 07-06-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By mr55s
Windshield

Just in case anybody needs to order a windshield, I ordered one from Victoria British recently. It was packaged up very well, it fits perfectly, no blemishes or distortion. No complaints.
Thanks to...
Forum: Body 06-29-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By mr55s
Pentastar

Hey Warren, thanks for the response, my guess is that there's a few cars still out there with one of the "puckered arse" still attached, that they could report on. I think Norm might know also, as I...
Forum: Body 06-28-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By mr55s
Talking Pentastar

Speaking of Pentastars, if your car is original, and if it came with a Pentastar, was it anodized aluminum or painted plastic on our series V Alpines and later MklA and Mkll Tigers? A friend of mine...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 06-16-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By mr55s
Windshield measurement

For those of you that have wondered about the measurement of the height of the windshield, measured in the center, from top to bottom, it should be 15 7/8"
This is from an old stock series 4/5...
Forum: Parts for Sale 06-12-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Parts for Sale Speaker Housing and
Views: 834
Posted By mr55s
Radio

Hi Warren, there was a very original, low mile Mkll that sold a few years back. A Commodore blue car owned by author and car collector Colin Comer, I believe he was the second owner. In the car under...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 06-01-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By mr55s
Windshield

We're the windshield's that didn't fit because they were too tall, were they old stock or a problem that existed years ago, now rectified? Does anyone purchasing a Victoria British windshield...
Forum: Parts for Sale 06-01-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By mr55s
Smile Caps

I have a set of these cap made by Dave, these can be fitted without too much trouble with the aid of a machinist friend. A small shaft of close tolerances is attached to the base of the cap and a...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 05-31-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By mr55s
Windshield

I picked up a new windshield a few months back and am ready for the installer to go ahead, but I wanted to make sure mine will fit. When some of you that had a new windshield delivered and it's too...
Forum: Parts Wanted 05-26-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By mr55s
Spring clip

Hi Tom, mine is also missing, it popped off after a drive, so I Jerry Mandered it together with a washer and cotter pin. There is a tiny hole just above the elbow in the rod. I would like to find...
Forum: Suspension 05-10-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,742
Posted By mr55s
Shocks

I am running original LAT 70 wheels with
185/70's for rubber. I will look for the
thickness of rubber insulator on each side
and see what my friend used. Hopefully I
find that that's the issue....
Forum: Suspension 05-09-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,742
Posted By mr55s
Shocks

Hi Rick, I have correct new front end springs,
I have the front tire scrubbing the top of the
fender lip. There's no oil on the garage floor
but I think the spring rate is the same as it
should...
Forum: Suspension 05-09-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,742
Posted By mr55s
Shocks

I was just wondering what you guys are using for adjustable shocks and there availability and price. I have a 40+ year set of Koni's that I think are getting tired. I know that I can have them...
Forum: Body 05-01-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By mr55s
Dash pad

Hi Arnie, years ago my padded dash was cracked with the vinyl surface being punished from the sun. At the time (1986) I was unaware there were replacements. I turned to an upholsterer in my area who...
Forum: Body 03-29-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By mr55s
Jack

As long as were talking sizes...... mine is 19 11/16" in it's lowest setting, from top to bottom. How long are the Mkl's ones, or short ones?
Brian
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