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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-10-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Doug

There is a "Ranco" thermostat that will break the...

There is a "Ranco" thermostat that will break the compressor circuit if the evap core starts to ice-up. Not sure if it would cut the blowers as well. It might.

It is located behind the RH "cheek"...
07-10-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By JaguarSpecialties

XK8

Guys-

This is Andrew from Jaguar Specialties. I have seen this car before and it "may" have been done using our kit. And if so, just to clarify any misconceptions, our LS XK8 Conversion kit...
07-05-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By DavidYau

Donít forget to check for the dreaded tin worm

Youíre welcome. Check for rust too

Generally it seems that USA X100 carsí body work are in better shape than the UK cars in terms of rust. Weather and salted roads....blah....blah....

Not sure...
07-05-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By DavidYau

Kriss, That's a harsh comment considering...

Kriss,

That's a harsh comment considering you're the one looking for advice. IMHO the 1999 LS conversion you're looking at, has been heavily modified and is not to the taste of many forum...
07-05-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Johnken

Glandaniel, as I recallTRAC OFF includes...

Glandaniel, as I recallTRAC OFF includes adjustment of engine timing and fuel (this is same as DSC) to reduce power to rear wheels when loss of traction is recognized, plus brake application on...
07-05-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Johnken

Kris, a few notes to consider. The light...

Kris, a few notes to consider.

The light colored dashboard on these early models gets a bit annoying in the sun - reflects on windshield ( have this same color so I know).

She doesn't appear to...
07-05-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By GGG

I've moved your question from X150 to X100 forum....

I've moved your question from X150 to X100 forum. Members here with the same model will be able to help.

Graham
07-04-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Reverend Sam

Actually... If he's going for good looks, you...

Actually... If he's going for good looks, you can't beat the X100. (Well... The XKE/E-Type has it beat, but they are becoming as rare as unicorns.) If he wants the looks of the X100 he should get a...
07-04-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Stuart S

You just got the best advice from knowledgeable...

You just got the best advice from knowledgeable owners of both X100 and X150 models, so there's no need to move this thread to the X100 Forum. Forget that '99 and buy a 2007-up X150. You'll be glad...
07-04-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Reverend Sam

The mileage is good for a car that age, but I...

The mileage is good for a car that age, but I don't believe it. With all of those silly mods there's no way it was a garage queen. That "cold air intake" is a joke. The factory air intake sucks in...
07-04-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Cee Jay

Other than you posted in the wrong forum (X150 vs...

Other than you posted in the wrong forum (X150 vs X100), I'd think it was way overpriced. Fact that it has an LS is definitely not a plus to ME at least, but hellz, man... I sold my 2000 XK8 six...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-30-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By Doug

Almost certainly a vacuum hose for the climate...

Almost certainly a vacuum hose for the climate control system, problem going to one of the vacuum solenoids behind the radio

This illustration is for a later model but will give you a rough idea...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-30-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By AJ16er

Came out nicely.

Came out nicely.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-30-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By AJ16er

Post the after pics if you don't mind.

Post the after pics if you don't mind.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-21-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Bez74

Thanks for the video - before you throw it back...

Thanks for the video - before you throw it back in - might pay to poke a screw driver around in this skutle area. This is another prone to rust area. Also very hard to repair properly - it is one of...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By enderle

I don't recognize it but you might check with...

I don't recognize it but you might check with Jaguar Specialties since they make a conversion kit for the XJS they might either know what this is or be able to suggest an alternative. They are really...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Bez74

On the below photo - taken from one of your...

On the below photo - taken from one of your previous posts - you will see the end of a steel line underneath your brake booster that has been blanked off. This is the spot where the return line heads...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Bez74

It is not - the fuel return line normally at the...

It is not - the fuel return line normally at the bottom left hand side of the fuel tank. On my photo - got blue tape on it.

Return lines are not required for a carby driven motor unless you go...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Bez74

With the original fuel tank - there was a...

With the original fuel tank - there was a conglomerate (3 off) of hose adapters on the top right hand side of the fuel tank, these went to a fuel separator tucked behind the C pillar in the boot....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Jagboi64

Evaporative emissions. It's connected to the fuel...

Evaporative emissions. It's connected to the fuel tank so as the car sits any fuel that evaporates is absorbed by the charcoal. When the car is running vacuum is applied to the cannister and pulls...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Bez74

Bottom picture is the charcoal canister as Warren...

Bottom picture is the charcoal canister as Warren has said - on my Australian - left hand side fender in front of the wheel.

Is the other picture found in the same place other than on the right...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By JameyXJ6

Hinsdale New Hampshire. Iím picking up a Jeep...

Hinsdale New Hampshire.
Iím picking up a Jeep Assembly next week and Iím going to try altering it to fit. If Iím successful Iíll post updates
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By Segfault

I use graphite grease to lubricate computer fan...

I use graphite grease to lubricate computer fan motors, I'd use it for any small electrical motor. It will lubricate even when it dries off.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By JigJag

I sprayed them with white lithium lubricant to...

I sprayed them with white lithium lubricant to create a barrier to oxidation.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-09-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By JigJag

That looks totally rebuildable! It’s when they...

That looks totally rebuildable! It’s when they eat the magnets that they get difficult to fix. I wouldn’t toss it.

remove all rust with phosphoric acid, neutralize, clean, lubricate and...
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