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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Fla Steve

Sending parts/cars from the US to UK or EU

It seems to me that a great number of XJS owners in the UK and EU areas would love to have the availability of used spares as we do here in the US. We will scrap cars that you guys would be delighted...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By Fla Steve

Pulsing Idle NOT fixed by new O2 sensors

So trying to resolve an approximate 50 rpm pulsing at and just above idle. The Gurus here advised me that they solved similar conditions with new O2 sensors.
So I purchased two new OEM style Bosch...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,187
Posted By Fla Steve

I don't have a handy picture for you right now. ...

I don't have a handy picture for you right now. The CPS is located on the trans bell housing inspection cover on the LH side. Yes you need to be under the car to see it; as the exhaust pipe runs...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-22-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,187
Posted By Fla Steve

Congrats...fun read. Maybe next replace the one...

Congrats...fun read. Maybe next replace the one on the flywheel as a preventative measure?
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-16-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By Fla Steve

Man OB yet another new issue....hope you solve...

Man OB yet another new issue....hope you solve it, like we know you will, so when it happens to us, we know what to do.
Probably not ignition amplifier or coils since one bank would still run.
Fuel...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,187
Posted By Fla Steve

Hey OB, your posts are a true inspiration. You...

Hey OB, your posts are a true inspiration. You aren't afraid to tackle anything, and you do have your share of issues with all the cars you keep running.
Your posts read like Agatha Christy novel;...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-06-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,535
Posted By Fla Steve

Found my original post from last year when I...

Found my original post from last year when I bought the car; thought I'd update. Today I FINALLY got the alignment "done properly" after 2 other shops failed to do so. YEAH she drives straight...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-15-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Fla Steve

Seat Extenders

Here is a link to XJS Parts. I've been thinking about getting them; but they are pricey ($325). I'm 5'11" and feel a little cramped.
This is the add: "Especially developed and designed by a 6'...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-12-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,144
Posted By Fla Steve

I would greatly appreciate taking advantage of...

I would greatly appreciate taking advantage of your research and getting/having the part numbers for future reference...thanks in advance.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-24-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,187
Posted By Fla Steve

Fun video...you need to change the date on your...

Fun video...you need to change the date on your camera.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-20-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Fla Steve

Following up on Doug's post...You can't just pull...

Following up on Doug's post...You can't just pull the distributor cap and "look" at the rotor. You must unscrew it and look underneath as the burn can be hidden from the top. If burned, read up on...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-07-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,920
Posted By Fla Steve

KingRodd I have a used Marrelli Distributor I'd...

KingRodd I have a used Marrelli Distributor I'd let go very reasonably (haven't really considered it's value but I don't need it. I also have extra Ignition AMPS, coils and the ECU...not sure what...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-16-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,187
Posted By Fla Steve

I have other cars for transport...the XJS is a...

I have other cars for transport...the XJS is a toy. My "almost" daily driver is a 2000 XKR coupe, but my 2004 Lincoln/F150 4x4 is my MOST important vehicle.
As for the hub...I torched off the axle...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-13-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,187
Posted By Fla Steve

OB I pulled the binacle previously like you...

OB I pulled the binacle previously like you suggested. Cleaned the contacts and added a ground wire to the metal buss bar. So it's probably the sensor or transducer. I don't even know yet if the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-11-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,100
Posted By Fla Steve

Just a quick thanks for the response...I just...

Just a quick thanks for the response...I just haven't had time to get to it.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-09-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,187
Posted By Fla Steve

OB, you are the only one I've read here that has...

OB, you are the only one I've read here that has both a V12 and 4.0L six. The 4.0L has the overdrive auto I'm guessing; vs the V12 3 speed auto. For everyday use I would imagine you prefer the 6; but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-26-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Fla Steve

Idles at 7000 and 10000 rpm...wow is that a...

Idles at 7000 and 10000 rpm...wow is that a Formula One V-12? ..... Just had to chide you
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-04-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Fla Steve

The picture of the valves is from Faircloth's...

The picture of the valves is from Faircloth's site. He speculates they resulted from injectors being partially clogged. I think he implied they were from an HE.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-04-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By Fla Steve

I can take a picture of the package; however I...

I can take a picture of the package; however I got them at O'Reillys. They are Sylvania PN # 194.
It says "Super Bright LED" on the package. They are 12.8V 1.0W.
The other says "Cool White LED". ...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-03-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Fla Steve

Thanks Ron for this lead..for future reference. ...

Thanks Ron for this lead..for future reference. Here is a link to Faircloth Injector Service: https://www.jaguarfuelinjectorservice.com/
He charges $18 per injector. He has a link to a "burnt...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-01-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,305
Posted By Fla Steve

Ronbros wish I knew you way back when. I lived in...

Ronbros wish I knew you way back when. I lived in Central Fla in 70-75, then the AF sent me back to UCF to teach ROTC, retired to Deland in 99. Anyway, could have learned a bunch from you. I got my...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-30-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By Fla Steve

I can vouch for the LEDs. Go for the "Super...

I can vouch for the LEDs. Go for the "Super Bright" on the speedo (2) and Tach (1)...you can use regular bulbs or the standard LEDs for the barrel gauges.
I was really frustrated when I went from 2...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-28-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,237
Posted By Fla Steve

I'm enjoying your build. I find it hilarious...

I'm enjoying your build. I find it hilarious though that you have a convertible in Bismark ND. LOL and cheers from Florida.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-09-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,100
Posted By Fla Steve

Very interesting stories. So Ron you were...

Very interesting stories. So Ron you were building engines in 1962. I was 9 and gluing model cars; and at 65 I thought I was getting on in years...haha
Man I wish you were still in Daytona, I'd...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-05-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,665
Posted By Fla Steve

Great job on that trans mount.

Great job on that trans mount.
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