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    engine number

    Thanks for the confirmation Regards John
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    engine number

    My understanding is that early engines ( not sure if it is 2000 only) had a plain main bearing on number 3 but were upgrade to all bearings having an oil groove. If you look on the Wadhams site they advertise the 2 types for the 4 pot engines
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    engine number

    My engine number for My 2200 auto is 47605837A| can any body tell me is this a later engine with the main beaing's all with the oil groove or is it the early type with the middle bearing plain . Regards John
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    engine oils

    I don't know about the oils, but what he is saying as an oil expert! the modern synthetic oils out performs the classic 20/50 oils in all aspects he talks about the how oil sheer, but he does say that it must meet the Mercedes spec that I mentioned, I guess this is a similar recommendation...
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    engine oils

    As a rather old fashioned person I have always used 20/50 oil in my cars but as a member of a classic jaguar forum I asked about engine protection for cars that are not used very often, a member who has worked In the oil industry all his life has said to move to a fully synthetic oil to...
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    p6b power steering

    Thanks for the link, it looks possible to lower the pressure by modifying the relief valve spring, I'm not sure how to go about it though. What upsets me a little is if I had thought about it I when I had the pump rebuilt I could have asked the builder to modify the pressure to around 800-8050...
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    p6b power steering

    Thanks for the reply's, The reasonn I asked the question is that I also have a1964 S type Jag and for reasons to long to go into I had to change the pump set up and the car is now using a larger Holborn Eaton pump from an early Range Rover.. Because I am a paraplegic I have to use hand...
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    Power steering pump

    Rover P5 And P5B, what was the mump model and what pressure did they work at Regards John
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    p6b power steering

    Rover P6B anybodu know what the power steering pump model was and what pressure they run at Regards John
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    Fuel pump for a 2200 engined P6

    Thanks for the info , and I am sorry not to have replied quicker, Is that correct the David brown 990 fuel pump is the same as the P6 without any changes. If correct it is outrages the prices for p6 pumps
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    Fuel pump for a 2200 engined P6

    What make are the original fuel pumps I always assumed that they were SU but according to SUCarbs.Co they are not
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    Borg warner 35 sump gasket

    I have bought a upgraded gasket but not the rubber unit but a composite gasket that will go on next week, it is a lot more money than the original cork gasket so I hope that it does the job as advertised. any body interested I got it from classeparts on ebay. If anybody has used this gasket...
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    Borg warner 35 sump gasket

    Hi Colin Thanks, for the info John
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    Borg warner 35 sump gasket

    can anybody tell me is the sump gasket on the BW 35 generic to all makes of cars I was after an upgraded neoprene gasket but the ones Iv seen have been quoted for other cars ? regards John
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    reversing lights

    thank you for the info , I will check it out John
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