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05-13-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,437
Posted By Larry Louton

That would be Tech bulletin 03-1-10.

That would be Tech bulletin 03-1-10.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-28-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By Doug

Opinions are all over the board on this, as with...

Opinions are all over the board on this, as with engine oil.

I use whatever name brand is on sale that day, 80/90 weight. Shell, Valvoline, whatever.

Some are already formulated for limited...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-20-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,860
Posted By baxtor

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Greg
Jig is shown in pic along with the poly and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-06-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,937
Posted By Doug

From memory, the pre-HE high comp engines were...

From memory, the pre-HE high comp engines were rated at 272 SAE net HP and the low-comp versions with cats rated at 244 SAE Net HP. How accurate were the "advertised horsepower" ratings? That's a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-01-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

No red leaves in Canada? Then your flag is a lie!...

No red leaves in Canada? Then your flag is a lie! You've lied to all of us!
But fear not! I can fix that for you--here's the True North, Strong and Free (of Red).......
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-30-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Red face Ancient Lake Autumn

Herewith (yet) another trip report, about using an XJS for what she's designed for....
(And as usual, lots of photos, so avoid if you have to pay extra for every byte....)

Autumn is a good time...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-29-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,655
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Do I have air injection? Good question. How could...

Do I have air injection? Good question. How could I tell? I do have an air pump that comes on when the engine's cold. Where would the air injection check valves be? Back centre... where? I'll take a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-08-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By Doug

Was it only the suspension bottoming-out or did...

Was it only the suspension bottoming-out or did the car itself impact the road? If the later......

How severe was the bottoming-out impact? It would have to be quite a heavy impact ....more like...
06-23-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By XJRengineer

After 24 years I'm struggling to remember the...

After 24 years I'm struggling to remember the maximum continuous exhaust gas temperature limits that we used at Jaguar when I mapped the XJR engine, but it was probably 950degC for both SC and NA...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-17-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,189
Posted By Greg in France

Yes, you are! Believe me, the join between the...

Yes, you are!
Believe me, the join between the top of the arm cup and the body cup is obvious once you give it a clean and get a light on it. Works fine; but it does need a shock on it (rather like...
05-16-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By XJRengineer

Diagnosing a disconnected knock sensor was one of...

Diagnosing a disconnected knock sensor was one of the hardest electrical faults to diagnose. The impendence of the device is very high and the signal level is very small. However, I can't explain why...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-10-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,145
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Just don't get one with a V8....

Just don't get one with a V8....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-06-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,298
Posted By Doug

I don't think anyone is saying it's a big deal....

I don't think anyone is saying it's a big deal. But, the fuel rails in question are the multi-barb type with the hose being pressed-on with an end cap. That's the intention. And, clamping a hose over...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-28-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,359
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Thanks very much for that. Very helpful indeed! ...

Thanks very much for that. Very helpful indeed!
So when I look underneath, I'll see Part 14 and Part 19 in the diagram assembled together as one pulley assembly, but Part 19, the triple-belt part,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-13-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,579
Posted By Doug

Objective measurements are only one part of the...

Objective measurements are only one part of the story. Lateral acceleration on a skid pad, elapsed time on a measured course, etc.

For most people, "good handling" or which of two cars "...handles...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-20-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,937
Posted By Greg in France

Doug If you look at the second page of Ron's...

Doug
If you look at the second page of Ron's photo of the Hassan book, he actually says the engine was developed on 10.6:1 CR and then subsequently the CR was reduced to 10:1 which was fine on 99...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-03-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Yes, I have to get my cars inspected every two...

Yes, I have to get my cars inspected every two years. I haven't done it with the Jag yet, so don't know what, if any, repairs will be needed, but it's possible to save some money and do it yourself....
11-24-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By nyssa7

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Found the missing one, different crate in different storage!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-20-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Doug

An easy upgrade without going to HID or such is...

An easy upgrade without going to HID or such is to get E-code headlights. Cibie and Hella offer good choices.

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-13-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,071
Posted By warrjon

The drive shafts will ok on the road, although I...

The drive shafts will ok on the road, although I would brace the bottom of the cage forward to the chassis rails to prevent the inevitable failure of the rear cage mounts with the increased...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-03-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,959
Posted By Doug

Two more weeks gone by. Still working perfectly;...

Two more weeks gone by. Still working perfectly; no stalling out. I'm definitely scratching this off my worry list. This is quite a relief. It's no fun driving when you're always wondering if the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-18-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By warrjon

The large Lucas starters are really difficult to...

The large Lucas starters are really difficult to fit compared to the later reduction gear units, may be easier in a LHD car but a real PITA in a RHD.

The actual starter mount is the same
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-20-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,294
Posted By warrjon

You don't say your reason for lumping an XJS. So...

You don't say your reason for lumping an XJS. So here is my experience.

I have owned both my first Jag sported a 350 SBC and T350 it was a great car. I currently have a V12 XJS which I originally...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,850
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Post The Grand Tour with Lady Mary

I've been quiet on the forum lately, because I've been using my car for the purpose for which she was designed - long-distance touring at high speed. Well, reasonably high. Some of the time....

My...
06-01-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Gophat

There is a PDF attached to my response. The valve...

There is a PDF attached to my response. The valve in question is on the rear of the compressor and you might have to remove the oil filter to get to it. The refrigerant must be removed.

After that...
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