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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-04-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TheWarlock

Test drove it today, feels more peppy off the...

Test drove it today, feels more peppy off the start, but it's not like a huge difference, more like a mild upgrade. I'd say about 10-15% by seat of pants feel.

Seller is older man with health...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-03-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TheWarlock

Uh, ok BW was pre-HE, got it. Thanks guys, I...

Uh, ok BW was pre-HE, got it.

Thanks guys, I found the comparison ratios and details on John's cars :
Jaguar conversions, swaps, parts, service and advice - from John's Cars in Dallas....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-02-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,254
Posted By TheWarlock

Good fab work. Now you really need to worry about...

Good fab work. Now you really need to worry about a shroud - without one all is for naught since the fans will pull air though the sides and air gaps (instead of though the radiator). I'd suggest...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-01-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By TheWarlock

BUSTED - trawled through pages after pages...

BUSTED - trawled through pages after pages searching for the VIN and guess what shows up on a previous ad:

"The bad news is the paint is in very bad shape. Rust is evident on panels. Florida car...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-30-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,424
Posted By TheWarlock

There is an engine support that uses the fender...

There is an engine support that uses the fender rails for support and has a cross member with hooks that go into engine eye clamps. I've seen homemade versions posted on this board using wood for the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-23-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,467
Posted By TheWarlock

V12 at 24 hours of LeMons

I'm guessing there are other lemmons racers here, I thought this article may be of interest for them
http://www.roadkill.com/eight-cylinders-bad-twelve-cylinders-good-v12-engines-lemons-racing/
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,826
Posted By TheWarlock

So at this point you have a major leak. I've...

So at this point you have a major leak. I've tried all three ways depending on the car and the severity of the leak:

Pull a vacuum and see how long it holds and if you can hear any hissing that...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-29-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,963
Posted By TheWarlock

Wow, that was a clean looking car in the pics....

Wow, that was a clean looking car in the pics. Then there the litany of issues, with possible multiple stacked faults making diagnosis a nightmare. Like the wise men here (Doug, Grant, Greg, et. al.)...
02-22-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By TheWarlock

The ooohs and aaahs when family come visiting,...

The ooohs and aaahs when family come visiting, and you pick em up in a classic Jag is very rewarding. Nix looks wonderful in that pic
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-17-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,580
Posted By TheWarlock

Thanks Greg, that's one comprehensive radiator...

Thanks Greg, that's one comprehensive radiator bleed procedure that only a Jag V12 guy would comprehend. Luv it
😀👌
12-27-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,587
Posted By TheWarlock

Roger, I like the plusher than stock carpeting, I...

Roger, I like the plusher than stock carpeting, I never did understand why Jags went with the coarser material on their flagship sedan.

Now if the condition is as pristine as Jose's, it still...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-22-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheWarlock

Good to know, I got a machinist buddy to conjure...

Good to know, I got a machinist buddy to conjure something up. Of course, he over engineered it like all good engineers do
...
12-20-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,157
Posted By TheWarlock

The vdp shelf has a wedge / bevel shape where it...

The vdp shelf has a wedge / bevel shape where it meets the seats, without it there is a 1/4 inch gap.

Btw, if anyone arojnd the Dallas area wants the old seats, please ping me. I was thinking of...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-14-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,010
Posted By TheWarlock

As a point of reference my S3 V12 does start...

As a point of reference my S3 V12 does start seeing the temp gauge creep beyond the N mark when stopped in traffic during the Texas summers, especially if I've just exited the freeway. I concluded...
11-28-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,157
Posted By TheWarlock

Nigel and Elnr, thanks for the pics. Looks like...

Nigel and Elnr, thanks for the pics. Looks like i may have placed the seat back lower than it should be. I took that pic without the seat bottoms in place.

David at everydayxj.com said there's a ...
11-26-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By TheWarlock

I've heard some refer to those as "opera lights" ...

I've heard some refer to those as "opera lights"

If what yarpos posted does not pan out, pull the center console "ski slope" and you're likely to find some unmarked inline fuses there
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-19-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,717
Posted By TheWarlock

Hmm, after I got my failed alt rebuilt for 130...

Hmm, after I got my failed alt rebuilt for 130 amps, I noticed the same behavior. The ciggy VM as well as the dash vm indicates good charging, so i just left it and its been running fine even though...
11-06-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,021
Posted By TheWarlock

Good luck on the project, here's mine. There was...

Good luck on the project, here's mine. There was a 1990 or so V12 S3 in BRG that sold on EBay last week
...
10-22-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,283
Posted By TheWarlock

Yup, like Carl said clean out all grounds with a...

Yup, like Carl said clean out all grounds with a file or steel wool, then I'd suggest dielectric grease or a product like Deoxit. It's a regular new buyer task anyway and you can get the wiring...
10-15-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By TheWarlock

Oh boy, now we're gonna see suspension pics,...

Oh boy, now we're gonna see suspension pics, lovely!
10-15-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 18,637
Posted By TheWarlock

Now that's a full on build, how long did it take...

Now that's a full on build, how long did it take from start to end?
10-12-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,928
Posted By TheWarlock

Wow Elnr, I don't know where you find the resolve...

Wow Elnr, I don't know where you find the resolve and strength to keep on going, with a string of bad luck events. You inspire all of us to not give up easily. Hope the alignment check goes well.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-09-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By TheWarlock

It does not sound like you're inclined to make...

It does not sound like you're inclined to make your own harness, so I'd try calling the usual jag suppliers like SNGbarrat, Coventry West, etc (Look for the sponsor listings on this site)

Then...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-27-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 34,866
Posted By TheWarlock

Great pics, appreciate the writeup. As Paul says...

Great pics, appreciate the writeup. As Paul says above, it will be interesting to see where the "while I'm in there" stops :)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-20-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,799
Posted By TheWarlock

The short fuel injector hoses should not be...

The short fuel injector hoses should not be clamped since they are barbed. Using a hose clamp on a barbed nipple leads to the hose tearing at the sharp barb ends.

The line leading to the fuel rail...
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