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05-02-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,135
Posted By Torrid

I did exactly this. My gearbox cooler lines were...

I did exactly this. My gearbox cooler lines were leaking so I cut off and replaced the flex sections. While I had the hoses off I did the flush exactly how you described. BTW it does not come out...
Forum: Off Topic
01-30-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Torrid

I could see the Commodore comparison to the XF in...

I could see the Commodore comparison to the XF in particular. I do really like the new XJL, but I still don't think I like it more than my VDP. Something about lower slung bodies, round lights, and...
01-22-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Torrid

I think my belt trying to slip off is actually...

I think my belt trying to slip off is actually from the new idler pulley. I think I overtorqued it. I'm going to back it off and lightly resnug it and see if that fixes my belt jump. The pulley...
01-21-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Torrid

Labor was $495 which I didn't find to be too bad...

Labor was $495 which I didn't find to be too bad considering the work involved. List price for the alternator was $837, but if you wish to shop around, this is the spot where you could save some...
01-19-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Torrid

I'll keep that in mind next time. All is well...

I'll keep that in mind next time. All is well now. I had an under hood rattle that made me think my previous detonation issue was on its way back and that noise is now gone too. Anyone in Vegas...
01-03-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By Torrid

I did it with the ignition on and just moved...

I did it with the ignition on and just moved quickly after disengaging the emergency brake from the switch behind the shifter.
12-28-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Torrid

The jumpiness is likely the gear box. It used to...

The jumpiness is likely the gear box. It used to give a solid kick in mine before replacing the fluid.
12-17-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Torrid

The exact same happened to me last year. The...

The exact same happened to me last year. The thermostat wasn't closing all the way because the internals of the housing was breaking apart. If you are using your heat and driving early or late at...
12-12-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Torrid

The reason why the cover was fitted so tight that...

The reason why the cover was fitted so tight that you couldn't remove it to check the filter is because the air box is supposed to be disconnected from the tube and the mounting bolt removed...
12-12-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Torrid

Yeah 7.5 is a bit much. I filled with just shy...

Yeah 7.5 is a bit much. I filled with just shy of 7 quarts this weekend and was right at the line.
12-12-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Torrid

Honestly other than removing the shield with the...

Honestly other than removing the shield with the filter location it's one of the easiest oil changes out there. I modified my shield to no longer require its removal.
12-08-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By Torrid

I had problems with mine last year but I pulled...

I had problems with mine last year but I pulled the seat apart and cleaned all the plugs and inspected the elements for damage. I didn't think I found anything wrong but it warms quickly now. It...
11-17-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 42,805
Posted By Torrid

Here's a thread with rear seat removal info. ...

Here's a thread with rear seat removal info.

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xj-xj6-xj8-xjr-x350-x358-28/2004-xjr-rear-seat-back-removal-113189/
11-16-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By Torrid

It's likely to be the battery. That's a lot of...

It's likely to be the battery. That's a lot of codes out of the blue.
11-16-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,854
Posted By Torrid

What do you mean "high sensor"? On the 2004 you...

What do you mean "high sensor"? On the 2004 you might have one on each side. It attaches to the lower suspension arm and has an arm that attaches to a fixed point to read height. You'll see it...
11-13-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,010
Posted By Torrid

That's crazy! It looks like the mount on the...

That's crazy! It looks like the mount on the spring perch snapped. I haven't had an issue with mine, but I did notice your first completed pictures shows your car sitting lower than mine after a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-24-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,031
Posted By Torrid

I've always used distilled water as well. It's...

I've always used distilled water as well. It's not expensive and it avoids unneeded contaminates in the cooling system.
10-14-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,379
Posted By Torrid

I prefer the look of the Wald. Not particularly...

I prefer the look of the Wald. Not particularly thrilled with the look of the Arden's lower bumper LEDs.
07-25-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By Torrid

There's an ever so slight hint of it still, but...

There's an ever so slight hint of it still, but before tightening the steering rack bolts it was so jarring that the feeling could be felt through the whole chassis. It only does it if the car is...
07-25-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,987
Posted By Torrid

Yeah, they are the retaining bolts. They were...

Yeah, they are the retaining bolts. They were definitely not at 74 ft-lbs. I used a standard length ratchet so I very much doubt I crossed that torque spec, but I'll check them again soon.

I had...
07-24-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,987
Posted By Torrid

Sorry to bump an old thread but I just stumbled...

Sorry to bump an old thread but I just stumbled across this fix as well when inspecting the bushings and then found this thread searching to see if anyone else ever had these issues. The steering...
07-24-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By Torrid

And problem solved. I was wrong again. Tire...

And problem solved. I was wrong again. Tire wear is perfect, but I got the front end off the ground and removed the wheels. Jerked the steering wheel back and forth and was able to recreate the...
07-22-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,899
Posted By Torrid

That's quite possibly true, I'm not sure. My car...

That's quite possibly true, I'm not sure. My car hasn't received any updates while I've owned it but I don't know for sure that it hasn't had any and in that same regard I haven't had any experience...
06-17-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,835
Posted By Torrid

No, you need Mercon SP. LV supersedes SP in all...

No, you need Mercon SP. LV supersedes SP in all applications except the 6HP26 and another Ford transmission application.
05-25-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,618
Posted By Torrid

My solution to the proprietary wiper issue.

Now I can use any standard wiper possible. I really wanted Bosch Icons but Autozone assured me they wouldn't fit, though the Bosch Evolutions were said to fit. In the end I found the real issue when...
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