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Old 08-26-2015, 01:53 PM
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I'm a new owner XJ40 (XJ6 Sovereign), first time Jag owner. Even though the car has over 220000 miles on it and minor electrical issues, I'm in love. I never thought I'd like a car, since I never cared much about car at all. Until this baby came along. Something about this almost classic car intrigues me. Fixing/refurbishing it myself actually makes me like the car even more. It's been two weeks, so far it's been great. Just recently (about 600 miles in) found out that the Jag needs premium instead of regular. No wonder it's been driving sluggish lately. I just couldn't figure out what was happening, until I asked my first question here. haha. Learning as I go.
 
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I'm from Seattle area, in Shoreline.
 
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Welcome to the forum danpop,

Good to have you with us at Jaguar forums.

Follow this link https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xj40-xj81-25/ to the XJ40 forum for help, advice and information.
The 'HOW TO' thread at the top is a good place to start for info on regular issues.

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Congratulations on your 'new' Jaguar!
Many of us have fallen in love for the first time with one of these Classic Cats.
Welcome to the forums from ElinorB.
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Welcome danpop! I've heard good things about the XJ6 in regards to the powerplant. Wow, over 220,000 miles and still going. We wish you many more enjoyable miles from your 'new' jaguar.
 
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Welcome to Jaguar Forums danapop,

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If you haven't done so already you should add your car details to your signature to help others to help you.
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Welcome to the forum, I'm sure there's still plenty of life left in your cat.
 
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<p>welcome to the forum - enjoy!!!</p>
 
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Welcome Danpop. Gotta like the xj40. Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty. Theres a 91 being parted currently in the xj40 forum. Good luck!
 
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Welcome from Jim and Cindy,over on Van isle!These cars are special,and if you are gonna fix a car,it might as well be a Jag!

We always run premium fuel,as Champ gets hissy on regular.

Cheers,Jim and Cindy.
 
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