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Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 96x300

My 1996 Jaguar XJ6

I just wanted to make a thread about my car, how I got it, and the journey so far. The pics of the outside of the car are from the date of purchase, roughly 6 weeks ago, and when I brought it home 2...
Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By 96x300

Well, my 1996 XJ6 got to see it's first real...

Well, my 1996 XJ6 got to see it's first real drive today after nearly 4 years of neglect! For the most part it was a very good run, the engine and transmission performed phenomenally, voltage stayed...
Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 53,861
Posted By katar83

I've been living with a noisy compressor for 3,...

I've been living with a noisy compressor for 3, maybe 4 years now, since its been working fine and I thought repair would either mean a replacement or at least compressor removal and then regas which...
11-17-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By SFPat

I had the valve cover gasket changed last month. ...

I had the valve cover gasket changed last month. I checked the back edge and it was dry.

I've dealt with the valve cover leak in the past but this one is further back and much more significant,...
11-15-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By SleekJag12

Yes they are installed but not wired in (although...

Yes they are installed but not wired in (although wires are connected at the tweeters). I think the wires terminate under the dash and are tied off. The premium system instead routs high frequency...
11-14-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By michaelmedina2005

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

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11-13-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By Keesh

Paint stripper, remove paint residue, sanding...

Paint stripper, remove paint residue, sanding with sandpaper, polishing and brush, ready. :icon_wink:
...
11-13-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 53,861
Posted By katar83

Replaced these: ...

Replaced these:

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11-12-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,262
Posted By Alster370

Thought Id give an update of what ive been doing....

Thought Id give an update of what ive been doing. Decided to tackle the AC by fitting a 2nd hand compressor and a new condenser, as they arent particularly expensive. First mistake was using a 12...
11-11-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By 96x300

Thank you, I wish I had thought to ask here first...

Thank you, I wish I had thought to ask here first but I was in a rush so I had one ordered within a few hours of the mishap.
11-10-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Grant Francis

JB Weld has kept most of my Jags moving in a...

JB Weld has kept most of my Jags moving in a forward direction for longer than I can remember. NOT the fast dry junk, the Original 2 tube formula for me.

RTV is fine if applied as specified, and...
11-10-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By 96x300

Due to my other mishap regarding the broken...

Due to my other mishap regarding the broken thermostat housing, and my lack of desire to waste any of the coolant I just out in or drain/recycle it, testing of the original alternator, and testing of...
11-10-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By SleekJag12

Thank You, Jaguar Forums

I have reached my 1000th post on Jaguar Forums, and want to take a few moments to say thank you, since Thanksgiving is near.

THANK YOU to all of the participants here at X300. You are the...
11-09-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By aholbro1

No disrespect intended the NA AJ-16 whatsoever!...

No disrespect intended the NA AJ-16 whatsoever! (I have 3 of them...and NO supercharged ones)
From what I understand, the left hand side of the engine bay is to be dreaded from a maintenance...
11-08-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 53,861
Posted By Ric in RVA

Dunkirk the movie was great. One of the first we...

Dunkirk the movie was great. One of the first we watched in the home theatre my youngest son designed and installed for us.

I have completely given up on CD players.

I have the cartridges...
11-08-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By SleekJag12

The switch is attached to the latch mechanism...

The switch is attached to the latch mechanism inside the trunk lid. But check the right hinge wire bundle, as Lady P. suggested. That is the more likely problem. And easier to get to.

Note that if...
11-07-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 53,861
Posted By Ric in RVA

Fuel Filter

Finally got around to replacing my fuel filter. Went fairly smooth. Did wear a little gasoline during the process.

No idea how old one was. Car is at 107000 miles.

Dramatic increase in idle...
11-05-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By black_cat_xjr

XJR Octopus/Lower Radiator Shortcut Procedure

Hey all,
Today, in the process of my coolant system overhaul on my 97 xjr, I figured out a simple way to change out the lower radiator/octopus hose WITHOUT removing the intake manifold,...
11-04-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Andrew Harper

Wow! Thank you so much Lady Penelope I'll...

Wow! Thank you so much Lady Penelope

I'll have a good look when I next get chance, Thanks again for your help.

I tried the battery from the Jaguar and no luck.

The odometer is coming back to...
11-04-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By motorcarman

The boot lid latch switch can fail. The switch is...

The boot lid latch switch can fail. The switch is a separate part from the latch.

bob
11-03-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By André1962

Thanks Lady Penelope, The fuse is ok, I still...

Thanks Lady Penelope,
The fuse is ok, I still need to check the wire.
11-03-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By 96x300

Thanks for the replies, I will try to check...

Thanks for the replies, I will try to check voltage at the alternator in the morning whilst changing out the oil and coolant. I did check the fuse specified, which was not blown nor were the blades...
10-29-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Jimi Shelter

Thanks. Unfortunately, the radiator bracket...

Thanks.
Unfortunately, the radiator bracket torx bolts are discontinued.
Fortunately, I found, at Home Despot, Allen head, hardened ones that fit and will never strip out.
10-28-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By nickdabs

Hi katar83, As always thanks for your advice...

Hi katar83,

As always thanks for your advice here are my answers:


All of the items listed have been replaced. I am using the World Car Parts MAF (part number LNA1620AA), currently I have the...
10-26-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,283
Posted By ericjansen

Finished up the rear headrests, guess I succeeded...

Finished up the rear headrests, guess I succeeded ...
Project done!
...
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