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10-22-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,079
Posted By lotusespritse

What I have been saying for a while on here. ...

What I have been saying for a while on here.

When it comes to cars, make sure everything is ok with your cooling and oiling systems, and you will be a happy owner. If not, you're screwed.
10-22-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By lotusespritse

Really surprised to see a used car dealer trying...

Really surprised to see a used car dealer trying to come out ahead on a blown engine 2009 XF. A high school kid that got a hand-me-down XF, maybe, but a dealer, I never would have thought it.
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10-22-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By lotusespritse

All good choices on the brakes. You'll be happy...

All good choices on the brakes. You'll be happy with them, and it's pretty much what I have on both of my XF's. Ceramic pads need some miles before they give their best performance, so don't judge...
10-19-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By lotusespritse

Keep in mind that this Friends scene applies not...

Keep in mind that this Friends scene applies not only to clothing, but to interior and exterior car badging as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqWa1c4sf9Q
10-10-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By lotusespritse

On my previous cars, it caused wandering when...

On my previous cars, it caused wandering when driving down straight freeways, and pulling when braking.
09-10-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By lotusespritse

Go big! ...

Go big!

https://www.carid.com/brembo/gt-r-se...0aAuQqEALw_wcB...
08-30-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 275,461
Posted By lotusespritse

Jag's never look good being "pimped out," I...

Jag's never look good being "pimped out," I cringe when I see them on here.
08-09-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By lotusespritse

TIme to buy a volt meter that can measure amps...

TIme to buy a volt meter that can measure amps and crack out the youtube videos that explain how to find out if you have a drain and if so what is causing it. Jag or no Jag, itís the same well...
08-05-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,442
Posted By lotusespritse

Not being petty. I am just doing my part to...

Not being petty. I am just doing my part to correct people like you that post nonsense on forums like this for people that are trying to learn from these posts and don't know any better. And it's not...
08-02-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By lotusespritse

Seems very strange to me. This car is only 5...

Seems very strange to me. This car is only 5 years old, and that's not old for brake components like calipers and hoses. Pushing really hard on the brake pedal does not cause a failure of the hoses...
07-31-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,780
Posted By lotusespritse

Looks much better with all the red removed. ...

Looks much better with all the red removed.

Brakes are such a pain because everything you do has to be multiplied by 4. I have painted a number of brakes on my cars, and it's a real hassle. I...
07-29-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By lotusespritse

Definitely get the Premium trim on that model...

Definitely get the Premium trim on that model year. The lower trim makes the interior go from classy and rich feeling to crappy.

Supercharger = lots of problems, and expensive at that. It's not...
07-25-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By lotusespritse

jaghelp.com: Fuel smell and weak start on your XF...

jaghelp.com: Fuel smell and weak start on your XF (http://www.jaghelp.com/2014/08/fuel-smell-and-weak-start-on-your-xf.html)

you can look up your part number for your car on parts.com
07-25-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By lotusespritse

For you, yes. You have a crazy attitude. Did you...

For you, yes. You have a crazy attitude. Did you think everything man made last exactly the same amount of time? LOL

Do you park your car out in Australian heat most days? If so, that's not easy...
07-23-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By lotusespritse

Video of how a filter housing leak looks. Explosive footage!

I cleaned off the top of the filter housing so I could clearly see the leak. Here's video of the leak in action after turning off the car and the pressure built up in the system. It wasn't leaking...
07-19-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,780
Posted By lotusespritse

Looks a lot better without all the colors going...

Looks a lot better without all the colors going on. The wheels being one color, the brakes being one color, and the non-red center caps all work well together.

Given that the rear brakes are...
07-02-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By lotusespritse

If you use the suction method, and I do, you...

If you use the suction method, and I do, you still need to take off that panel at times to check for leaks. That panel can hide leaks that you want to know about.
06-28-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,032
Posted By lotusespritse

Another thing no one has suggested yet is that if...

Another thing no one has suggested yet is that if you have a sticky injector, you might be able to get it unstuck by putting Sea Foam into your gas tank. If that really is the problem, it's just...
06-26-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,032
Posted By lotusespritse

Yep., sounds like BS. Too bad you didn't check...

Yep., sounds like BS. Too bad you didn't check the oil level on the dash before giving it back to them. I am sure they would cover up that mistake quickly once they got the car in their hands.
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06-22-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,141
Posted By lotusespritse

Best to use a vacuum filler. Cheap and best way...

Best to use a vacuum filler. Cheap and best way to fill with no bleeding necessary.
06-21-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By lotusespritse

I did it on a long wheel base 90's XJ8 about 10...

I did it on a long wheel base 90's XJ8 about 10 years ago, and it was a pig getting it through the back door that is very elongated. It must be 10 times harder with the XF to do it without creasing...
Forum: XF (X260)
06-17-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By lotusespritse

Not on my high horse, I am helping you by trying...

Not on my high horse, I am helping you by trying to help you figure out that this is a really stupid idea. If you are coming on to a Jaguar forum (yes there's a certain type of people on here) to ask...
06-13-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By lotusespritse

Yes, much better with the black center caps! ...

Yes, much better with the black center caps!

If you don't want to have the generic look though, you can spend a few quid and get these custom made to the exact size of your center caps:
...
06-12-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By lotusespritse

Take the cowl off completely and try to refit it....

Take the cowl off completely and try to refit it. It looks like a poor fitting job. That cowl has to come off to work on any part of the engine bay up against the firewall so some yahoo probably...
06-08-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By lotusespritse

No, you donít weld by taling the power source out...

No, you donít weld by taling the power source out of the loop.

Geez.
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