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07-12-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Forcedair1

I think that routing a wire out of the steering...

I think that routing a wire out of the steering wheel may not be a problem after all, as I've learned that the steering wheel wires do not pass to the car via any fancy slip ring connection. The RW...
07-06-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Forcedair1

Correction: On the XJR, the airbag triggering...

Correction: On the XJR, the airbag triggering sensor is actually located inside the cabin, on top of the transmission tunnel, right under the radio.
But still, the trigger is not integral to the...
07-06-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Forcedair1

My XJR OEM system was a premium Alpine system....

My XJR OEM system was a premium Alpine system. Everything was removed and replaced, even including all speaker wires (see my XJR pictures on my page)
I have been "conditioned" to car remote controls...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Forcedair1

Battery drain - No cranking, revisited

Not just XJS or Jaguar related, but good info should a member experience this rather odd electrical problem.

I have previously posted regarding a battery drain on my ’94 XJS and then about a...
05-29-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By Forcedair1

English Motors at Fairbrook

This year’s English Motors at Fairbrook is taking place 3 months before the previous shows, on Sunday, June 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This is in So Cal, some 50 minutes north of San Diego. Last...
05-29-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By Forcedair1

English Motors at Fairbrook

This year’s English Motors at Fairbrook is taking place 3 months before the previous shows, on Sunday, June 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This is in So Cal, some 50 minutes north of San Diego. Last...
10-05-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Forcedair1

Finally resolved P0176 / Check engine light

2002 XJR with 102,000 miles - This saga went on and on, and sometimes it would include the code for the other bank. The shop checked for vacuum leaks forever, including replacement of two O2 sensors...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-28-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Forcedair1

If you can just temporarily power up the radio,...

If you can just temporarily power up the radio, see if the illumination works without connecting that wire. If the radio lighting works without that wire being connected, then I'd connect the wire to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-24-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,047
Posted By Forcedair1

Hello, thanks for all the info. Well, this...

Hello, thanks for all the info. Well, this morning I went to check that post again and, to my surprise it was gone. Maybe the late effect of whatever I did yesterday, I don't know, but I sure hope...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-24-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,047
Posted By Forcedair1

This is a beautiful coupe in a beautiful color...

This is a beautiful coupe in a beautiful color (Kingfisher Blue?). On this pic one can really appreciate the smart re-design achievement of Jag engineers via the face-lift. The side window rounded...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-24-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Forcedair1

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This, here, is a very special XJS front. It makes the car look...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,047
Posted By Forcedair1

Left to Home Depot under cloudy skies but when I...

Left to Home Depot under cloudy skies but when I came back the light was picture perfect. I don't necessarily like car pictures when the sun is brightest, but when the sun is trying to dig through...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-22-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,047
Posted By Forcedair1

Man, that is one pretty car, kudos!

Man, that is one pretty car, kudos!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-21-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,727
Posted By Forcedair1

I found the Magnaflow brochure featuring the no...

I found the Magnaflow brochure featuring the no baffles and no restrictions exhaust components that they installed on my car. The attached pictures are from that brochure of some 10 to 12 years ago....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-11-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By Forcedair1

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The best looking wheels for an XJS

Is that your car, Time...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-03-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,727
Posted By Forcedair1

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Nice improvements to your XJS. I like that V12 presentation and the projector headlights are a highly convenient, super "mod" over the poor and dim stock...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-06-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,727
Posted By Forcedair1

Something to consider is that, by the time you...

Something to consider is that, by the time you get this dream restomod XJS at such a high cost, then the car has really become an investment, no different from all the rest of the collector cars...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-04-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Forcedair1

Really awesome looking car. It looks just like...

Really awesome looking car. It looks just like brand new, including that darker dash veneer that typically tends to fade lighter with age on all XJS cars, and I really like the leather/wood steering...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-04-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,727
Posted By Forcedair1

Restomod Jaguar XJS

I've always had this car idea that has nowadays actually become a reality. This is about restoring and modifying some of those older, vintage cars of one's preference while preserving its basic...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
02-03-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By Forcedair1

On my second post I mention "whether this sensor...

On my second post I mention "whether this sensor is important when it comes to acceleration, as in WOT, which is where this difference in response is more pronounced".

I agree in that, a bad CTS...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-21-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By Forcedair1

Mine is a 4.0L 1994 and last year I got rid of...

Mine is a 4.0L 1994 and last year I got rid of the Pirelli Pzeros that had come with the XK8 Revolver wheels years back when I acquired them in order to get rid of the antiquated, original Lattice...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-16-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,597
Posted By Forcedair1

. Yes, this is so true. I've always thought...

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Yes, this is so true. I've always thought that the E-Type looks "elevated", as in far from the ground and also a fairly narrow car. Coming back from a car show, one day I was driving behind a...
01-12-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,047
Posted By Forcedair1

Same here, absolutely. What did people do...

Same here, absolutely.
What did people do before forums and internet? Not only for its availability, but also for the number of sources that respond to you with their own experiences, and in such...
11-26-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By Forcedair1

However, this was never manifested by market...

However, this was never manifested by market demand (i.e. sales, or public interest) once the AJ6 and AJ16 engines timely arrived to clean up Jaguar's tarnished name after years of the 5.3L V12...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-22-2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Forcedair1

For this kind of electrical loss, I'd suggest to...

For this kind of electrical loss, I'd suggest to place the car's electrical circuit diagram in front of you and study the overall power distribution/feed routes, keeping those "dark" items in mind....
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