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  1. Thread: Faded Seatbelts

    by DJames
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    Re: Faded Seatbelts

    Well it's 2-1/2 years later and I still haven't done anything about this.:wink-new: However I just stumbled across www.safetyrestore.com, who can re-web new belts using the original hardware and...
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    Re: E-Type steering wheel

    Great, I'll check Hemmings and do some web surfing.
    Thanks,
    dj
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    Re: E-Type steering wheel

    I think I will take your advise and buy a new hub. I believe I have all the pieces of the old one (I have it wrapped in one of those fake leather lace on covers so I can use it). Can you recommend...
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    Re: E-Type steering wheel

    Got it from Welsh Ent. Looks very much like the original. My old one had some cracks in the wood and one day I had a mini Mag light in my right front jeans pocket. When I exited the car the...
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    E-Type steering wheel

    Recently purchased a new steering wheel (wood had shattered on the old one) for my '69 E. New wheel came with a packet of 6 Allen flat head screws and nuts. I removed the horn button and found the...
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    Stromberg Dash Pot Screws

    Car is a '69 E-Type with dual Strombergs. The top (dash pot) is held on by 4 screws. I noticed a while back that one of the 4 screws is longer than the other three on both of the carbs. I was...
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    Re: '69 E-Type sputters, coughs & dies

    Cool, we have been your direction a time or two in the past. Been to a German place a bit farther south for lunch once and stopped in at Gallagher's once. We are North County so our areas couldn't...
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    Re: '69 E-Type sputters, coughs & dies

    Well, I was pretty sure it wasn't an "air" problem and felt I had eliminated a "fuel" problem so of course it was a "spark" problem which I know little about. Apparently it was mostly distributor...
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    Re: '69 E-Type sputters, coughs & dies

    Hi Larry,

    Well, I drained and refilled the tank and lines, changed the fuel filter to no avail. Took the tops off the carbs, checked for anything sticking and inspected the diaphragms for any...
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    Re: '69 E-Type sputters, coughs & dies

    Just got back in town an hour ago. Went up to Milwaukee to visit friends. It just also happened to be the 115th birthday celebration of Harley Davidson up there. LOTS of Harleys up there and on the...
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    Re: '69 E-Type sputters, coughs & dies

    Thanks Larry
    dj
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    Re: '69 E-Type sputters, coughs & dies

    Well, I decided to try the easy thing first. I have drained the tank,fuel line to the filter and the filter bowl. There is a small slotted plug in the center of the bottom of the Stromberg carbs. ...
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    '69 E-Type sputters, coughs & dies

    Finally got a nice weather forecast last week and decided to go for a ride. Car started normally, pulled out of the garage, shut it down, made ready to leave, restarted normally and got about a...
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