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Posted By RobGardnerBlack

Another ZF Thread

My 2005 STR transmission started to slip recently under load on 4-5 and 5-6 along with 3-4 harsh upshift. Checking for codes I found incorrect gear ratio codes which is an indication of something...
11-14-2018, 11:41 AM
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Posted By kstevusa

XK8 Cpe. build date for parts purchase?

My car B Pillar sticker lists the build date as April 2002. The Heritage certificate also lists this as build date. The Ford Corp. database site listed build date as 2-02-2002. Perhaps my car...
11-14-2018, 09:43 AM
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Views: 32,220
Posted By fmertz

Well, after 15 years, the passenger-side...

Well, after 15 years, the passenger-side headlight went out. HID/Xenon, so I was expecting the worst. After a bit of research on this forum, identified the "bulb" as type D1S. Chose to ignore the...
11-11-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Ltd

Just an update. Octo is done. The remote spring...

Just an update. Octo is done. The remote spring clamp pliers is a must do. The big leak was on the non return valve above the transmission, behind an electrical box. The 10 mm ID hose at the tee...
11-10-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By joycesjag

I purchased this badge for my buddy Todd who...

I purchased this badge for my buddy Todd who purchased Jon89's 2005 S Type a few months back.

Todd gave the vehicle to his college aged daughter. We thought it was a good idea to temporarily...
11-06-2018, 05:35 PM
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Views: 480
Posted By rothwell

So while she is in the Lexus, couldn't you be...

So while she is in the Lexus, couldn't you be using the Jaguar?

Seems like a win-win to me. :icon_dance-twist:
11-06-2018, 10:53 AM
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Posted By max224

+1. The trouble with owning a vehicle like a...

+1. The trouble with owning a vehicle like a Lexus is, apart from having all the panache of toaster. My best advice is to take a deep breath, look to sell a kidney and enjoy indulging your wife...
11-06-2018, 09:11 AM
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Posted By michaelh

Jon, It's a woman's absolute right to change...

Jon,
It's a woman's absolute right to change her mind, and to exercise that right as often as necessary.

Only pick the battles you're likely to win...

Plus side is, your Jaguar CPD will remain...
11-06-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By cjd777

LTD, another while you are in there moment. ...

LTD, another while you are in there moment. Clean the bottom of the knock sensors and the surrounding area below the bolt. I lightly sanded mine with 600 after a leak in the thermostat, very...
11-06-2018, 08:23 AM
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Posted By GGG

Jon, It's only money. You now have the upper...

Jon,

It's only money. You now have the upper hand in the vehicle debate if anything should go wrong with the XK8 in the future. Relish the prospect. :icon_lol:

Graham
11-06-2018, 07:40 AM
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Posted By daro31

Door Micro switch.

I just did this job the past weekend, using the 3L3MS switch, I am in Canada so went to a local Omron dealer. Got the part delivered overnight at a cost of $32.00 Canadian. I would suggest putting in...
11-05-2018, 06:15 PM
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Views: 611
Posted By Ltd

Octopus hose hosed

I smelled that unmistakable odor of cooking coolant and a small puddle on the garage floor. I could see coolant collecting in the square recesses on top the trans. All this with the motor off.
...
11-03-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By GGG

I posted the link dismantling sequence in Rev...

I posted the link dismantling sequence in Rev Sam's thread but many never go further than the video!
...
10-31-2018, 12:35 PM
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Posted By daro31

A tip for getting door latch out.

Thanks for the great video, it came out like a charm, until I got to the part about actually getting the latch out of the door. I fought with it for about 5 minutes and decided this wasn't going to...
10-24-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By fmertz

So, I did this radiator back-flush procedure last...

So, I did this radiator back-flush procedure last night. Bought 10' of 5/8 clear vinyl tubing and a garden hose barb adapter. After putting the expansion tank out of the way for better access, I...
10-23-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By 150FHC

Fixed, I hope.

I cut up an old galvanized steel step shingle (for roofing) to make a U-shaped channel to reinforce the broken plastic one. Appears that I perhaps made it a wee bit wide but made it fit anyway (i.e....
10-22-2018, 10:25 PM
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Posted By rothwell

A/C Vent Cleaning - redux

About 5 years ago I had to remove and clean the A/C vents because the foam rubber seals had turned to crumbling bits of goo that flew out of the vents. You can read about that here...
10-14-2018, 08:54 PM
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Views: 540
Posted By srpope80

Octopus and Valley Hoses

I did the octopus and Valley hoses on my uncles XK8 today, and everything went very smoothly but Iím very glad that I decided to do it all at once and remove the intake manifold.

One thing I...
10-10-2018, 08:44 AM
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Views: 71,156
Posted By aholbro1

Probably the seller....

Probably the seller....
10-06-2018, 03:58 AM
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Views: 3,359
Posted By avos

If a positive comment from me hurts you so much,...

If a positive comment from me hurts you so much, then I wish you the best in dealing with your problem.
10-05-2018, 10:59 AM
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Views: 443
Posted By Ophitoxaemia

Also 75% here.

Also 75% here.
10-03-2018, 07:28 PM
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Views: 443
Posted By XK8 Comfort

Mine too! 5's a charm

Mine too! 5's a charm
10-02-2018, 05:53 PM
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Sticky XK8 Bible
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Posted By vanremog

New XK8 Bible Rev K

Here is the latest revision of my XK8 Bible. Please read and heed. So much info is included that it is mind boggling. At least my mind got boggled writing it.
Cheers,
-GV
10-02-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By B o B

And mine. (about 75%)

And mine. (about 75%)
10-01-2018, 10:44 PM
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Views: 443
Posted By zray

mine closes about the same, estimated also to be...

mine closes about the same, estimated also to be 75%.

Z
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