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by ernie100
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: International 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 5365

Re: International 2017

My first visit to a Jensen event...fantastic cars and lovely people. Cant wait to get mine on the road...just debating colours...it seems that its going to be Mango, Positano Yellow or perhaps California sage ( iaheve to view one soon) or whatever.....Cannonball, Red card Steve, Sheila and everyone ...
by ernie100
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mango
Replies: 18
Views: 2542

Re: Mango

Hi Mark
Did you get the car painted in Mango in the end? It looks alovely colour and i would love to see photos of it. I am thinking of Mnago or Positano yellow for my Mark111..anyone have any thoughts?
by ernie100
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Interceptor 1973- a continuation of restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 1133

Re: Interceptor 1973- a continuation of restoration

Originally yellow with black vinyl roof, the white bits you see are the original top coat of the replacement panels.
by ernie100
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Interceptor 1973- a continuation of restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 1133

Re: Interceptor 1973- a continuation of restoration

Registration no 29UWL.
Chassis no 128/8123
by ernie100
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Interceptor 1973- a continuation of restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 1133

Interceptor 1973- a continuation of restoration

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Hi This car is now approx 30 years off the road, I have just purchased it and aim to get it finished in time for next summer...se you at Derby on Sunday (my first attendance).
by ernie100
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've had better days out. Check your nuts!
Replies: 42
Views: 6154

Re: I've had better days out. Check your nuts!

Yes I agree, what you dont want Shaun is for the wheels to come off after you become chairman..better you get it out of the way before... :D
by ernie100
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 8
Views: 849

Re: Introduction

I've split these posts from the original topic about the owner of a C-V8 introducing themselves. If you want to join the club (no obligation to :-) ) the rates have just reduced for the remainder of the year, you can join on-line here: Hi I will be joining and hope to meet you all at Derby on Sunda...
by ernie100
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 8
Views: 849

Re: Introduction

Mechanical separate oil pressure test confirms low oil pressure. How low is "low"? I have ben told that is less than 5 on idle and doesnt increase very much on revs I am not sure if one can even drop the sump with the engine in situ..havent crawled under it yet...so lots to check. You can...
by ernie100
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 8
Views: 849

Re: Introduction

Hi Keith Thanks for that. Yep will be careful re engine. Mechanical separate oil pressure test confirms low oil pressure. Oil and filter changed.I will get one of the acknowledged Jensen experts to look at it before commit to any major work...I am not sure if one can even drop the sump with the engi...
by ernie100
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 8
Views: 849

Introduction

001.jpg Hi I would like to say hallo as being new to the forum (aside form a couple of posts) and potentially new to the club. I have just purchased my first Interceptor Mark 111 1973. (You may have seen that I posted a couple of questions about the HC status of the engine). Well I havent got it ye...
by ernie100
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice please on a 1972 HC engine
Replies: 35
Views: 3952

Re: Advice please on a 1972 HC engine

Hi everyone Many thanks for the considered responses to my original question re HC engine. I have now tracked down the original information source for the statement that my seller made re the engine. It is from Classic Cars magazine January 2016 article reviewing Interceptors. I attach a copy of the...
by ernie100
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice please on a 1972 HC engine
Replies: 35
Views: 3952

Re: Advice please on a 1972 HC engine

Fred J wrote:Hi Ernie,

Not sure where you are in Warwickshire but I'm near Alcester and have a 1973 Interceptor III with 7.2 engine (3C11357) if ever you need to check anything out.
Hi I have PM'd you...seems that we may be neighbours :D
by ernie100
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice please on a 1972 HC engine
Replies: 35
Views: 3952

Re: Advice please on a 1972 HC engine

Thanks to all on really useful information...I will keep you all posted. I expect it will start to go under surgery in six months with full mechancial check/ refurb..and then reprime block and paint..will post pictures in a coyple of weeks
Cheers to all.
by ernie100
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how long do people own jensens?
Replies: 57
Views: 7707

Re: how long do people own jensens?

Grant wrote:
ernie100 wrote: May I ask what is the colour of your car?...very nice
It's Blue David :) 8)
Ok Grant is that Blue as in the music :shock: , as in the emotion :cry: or as in naughty (films).... :wink: :D
by ernie100
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how long do people own jensens?
Replies: 57
Views: 7707

Re: how long do people own jensens?

Robinson D wrote:I had it restored to the original Crystal Blue.
Thanks...a lovely colour....its on my list currently ranking as favourite re rebuild colour....

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