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Brake Problem with my GTC

Discussion in 'Vintage (thru 365 GTC4)' started by steve meltzer, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. steve meltzer

    steve meltzer Formula Junior

    Sep 18, 2004
    809
    with Enzo 8995
    just as I expected. can hardly wait! love takin' the KO wheels off to see if I can do this job without messing up something cosmetic. thanx again. s
     
  2. readplays

    readplays Formula 3

    Aug 22, 2008
    1,597
    New York City
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    Dave Powers
    Nicely done, Grover. Excellent diagnosis, as usual. :D
     
  3. christc

    christc Karting

    Mar 3, 2013
    91
    Germany
    Hi Steve,

    here is the data for the hoses:
    Front brake hose: Jaguar MK2, S-Type, MK1
    Rear single brake hose: Jaguar MK2, Daimler 250 V8

    Rear pads are equal to Jag E S1 (rear and front equal at Jag)

    Rear hand brake pads equal to Jag MK1

    Front pads are not equal to any Jag as far as I know.

    Hope this helps.

    Chris
     
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  4. enio45

    enio45 Formula Junior
    Rossa Subscribed

    May 16, 2004
    691
    Gilbert, AZ
    Full Name:
    Ed
    great news - !!
     
  5. steve meltzer

    steve meltzer Formula Junior

    Sep 18, 2004
    809
    with Enzo 8995
    thanx for the research christc. Grover was found about 8 yrs ago wandering around our neighborhood; collar, no tags, no chip. I thought he was a good dog, so we took him to the vet....tix, fleas, heart worms, etc. Two thousand bucks later he's still with us! Since Grover Cleveland is on the $1000 bill (which I don't think I've ever seen!), we named him Grover, although it should be "Grover-Grover". s
     
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  6. christc

    christc Karting

    Mar 3, 2013
    91
    Germany
    Steve, it is nice to have such company. My help and codriver used to be ‘Schroeder’ - see pic. He is now helping fix old cars in the great sky...:-(
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  7. steve meltzer

    steve meltzer Formula Junior

    Sep 18, 2004
    809
    with Enzo 8995
    I have to smile and smile....gorgeous dog...and I love the name. If you took quantum physics you will recall the famous "thought experiment" with a cat that was both alive and dead at the same time...proposed by the Austrian scientist, Erwin Schrödinger. Well, you guessed it, we have a cat named Schrödinger! (and one named Enzo, and one named Colombo!) s
     
  8. christc

    christc Karting

    Mar 3, 2013
    91
    Germany
    That is nice, a cat named Enzo. Guess he loves racing and is bullying the others ;-)
    Once heard that Carl Friedrich Scheufele,Owner of Chopard had two dogs - Aston and Martin :)
    Sorry for this little detour in your thread.
     
  9. steve meltzer

    steve meltzer Formula Junior

    Sep 18, 2004
    809
    with Enzo 8995
    Love the diversion....I was having nightmares about my time in quantum mechanics! s
     

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