US 1970 S2 OTS. I‘m fiddling an engine out/in. Any idea? I have the speedo cable bracket in place, so that’s not it.
Just spitballing here, dip stick clip?
Robin, on the very late S2 the dipstick is held by a wire bracket, on top of the heat shield over the exhaust manifold, around here:
So no, not for the dipstick.
The Series III XJ6s had a clip like that suspended beneath the intake manifold on a cylinder head stud to hold a small emissions vacuum hose. I don’t believe that I have anything like that clip on my 1969 E-Type FHC, so maybe is has something to do with the carbon canister or other emissions components installed in the later Series II E-Types?
Aha. It is a S3 XJ6 engine head. So likely from there. I think thats where it‘s from.
Aha a trick question
Less a trick than getting to be forgetful!?
The part number for that clip is C43080 and it is shown on page 1C08L of my copy of the Series III XJ6 Parts Catalogue. If you are putting a Series III XJ6 4.2L XK engine cylinder head in your E-Type you might find it helpful if you had a Series III XJ6 Parts Catalogue. Just a thought.
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Yes Paul you are correct, I should have one. I helped myself with a digital parts catalog from a (german) parts supplier. To be honest it did not cross my mind to check the XJ6 parts list.