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  1. CatScratchFever
    03-24-2017 10:24 PM - permalink
    Nice to have someone in the area to inspect it for you! Also it's great that you can do all your mechanical work - that's way out of my paygrade - lol. The XKR I bought in Dallas had 33k miles on it and had just gone out CPO this past December. I'm contemplating purchasing an aftermarket extended warranty from a company recommended by our USAA insurance. I've already had a large repair bill with the jag within a week of driving it back from Dallas. And now it looks like I may be looking at a repair on the front end of the supercharger, as it's making that intermittent knocking noise. Perhaps I need to look into a recommended indie jag mechanic for future work? But like you, even if it didn't run, I could spend hours just sitting in the garage and admiring it...
  2. CatScratchFever
    03-23-2017 07:57 AM - permalink
    How's it going with the new XKR? Who did you finally end up getting to inspect it pre-purchase and did you do any aftermarket warranty? Allan
  3. goingjag
    06-12-2014 06:02 PM - permalink
    Are the camshaft lockdown tools still available for loan?
  4. Barry (NJ)
    02-15-2011 06:00 PM - permalink
    Ha! I know you

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  • About GordoCatCar
    Born in Michigan, grew up in the sixties drag racing up and down Woodward and Telegraph Rds.
    Ormond Beach FL
    Cars, skiing, beach bum
    retired from NYC gov't. Engr and Contracting Assistance
    Vehicle Info
    XK8 1997 vert white/beige
    Country of Residence
  • Signature
    2011 XKR Coupe-Lunar Grey w/Oyster/Ivory & 1997 XK8 Vert-White w/ Beige top/Coffee int.


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  • Last Activity: 12-09-2018 10:35 AM
  • Join Date: 12-07-2007
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