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05-28-2016, 06:24 PM
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Posted By AlexJag

Feedback and a WARNING on Wheel Spacers quality Adaptec Motorsport Tech vs H&R

So I decided to get some wheel spacers to make the stance on my 08 XKR more aggressive. Spacer are the type that bolt unto the rotor and then wheels bolt up to them. Long story short, did a web...
04-07-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By audibabba

Thanks for posting. There were lots of beautiful...

Thanks for posting. There were lots of beautiful cars that got really wet. I agree the Mk. 2 was the winner in our category. It was really well restored.

There was a XK150 that looked better...
03-05-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By rfarmery

Darren I have just counted the splines on my...

Darren

I have just counted the splines on my transmission and can confirm 26 is correct.

Russell
03-03-2016, 08:07 PM
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Posted By motorcarman

I read the spline count as 26 in the link you...

I read the spline count as 26 in the link you provided.

My advice to removing/installing Torque Converters is to stand the gearbox on it's tail and thread some bolts to grip while lifting STRAIGHT...
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03-02-2016, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Jayt2

Incorrect British Humor Two Muslims have...

Incorrect British Humor


Two Muslims have crashed a speedboat into the Thames barrier in London. Police think it might be the start of Ram-a-dam.
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Riots in Birmingham last month...
10-16-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Jag-o-nomic

Hi Darren, Sounds / Looks like a dirty...

Hi Darren,

Sounds / Looks like a dirty connection somewhere

Cheers,

Nigel
10-15-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By bpwu

Beautiful Series 3, Darren! Thanks for sharing.

Beautiful Series 3, Darren! Thanks for sharing.
10-14-2015, 06:41 AM
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Views: 881
Posted By Jose

could be one of the door switches too, one...

could be one of the door switches too,

one way to check is to remove the 2 phillips screws at the door switch,

carefully pull the switch assembly until you see the two plastic wiring...
10-13-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Jag-o-nomic

Hi Darren, Can you hear the electric servo...

Hi Darren,

Can you hear the electric servo when you move the mirror adjustment stick?

If no, then, yes probably electrical in nature.

If yes, you can hear a little motor whirring, then...
10-13-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By jagent

Both door mirrors share a common fuse, so...

Both door mirrors share a common fuse, so probably need to look further.
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09-04-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Daf11e

Norri, just on a lighthearted note, dad uses a...

Norri, just on a lighthearted note, dad uses a walker and wheelchair but when I saw the fire I yelled "get out" and the next time I looked he was two cars away....no walker, wheelchair or walking...
04-09-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Jose

intermittent issues are the hardest to find! ...

intermittent issues are the hardest to find!

sounds to me as if something is overheating and shutting off / resetting.

1) could be the Blowers Resistor, assuming both blowers go OFF. See...
02-10-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By xke1963

We stock the bearings. Our website was just...

We stock the bearings. Our website was just updated and we are still loading the store. We have approx. 250,000 part numbers with 40,000 part numbers usually in stock. Out of that, there are...
02-09-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By Fraser Mitchell

The shims do wear where they are in contact with...

The shims do wear where they are in contact with the valve head, and one trick, if you can't get a new one, is to turn them round so the wear side is against the tappet. I once got a really rattly...
02-09-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By xke1963

The shims come in all sizes. We do not use the...

The shims come in all sizes. We do not use the letters as most are worn off and the replacement shims do not use them. If your cam bearings are worn, they need replacement before you can accurately...
02-09-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421

I'll forward this thread over to Dick so that I...

I'll forward this thread over to Dick so that I know he sees it.
02-08-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By Doug

I'd talk to the guys at Coventry West....Dick...

I'd talk to the guys at Coventry West....Dick Maury if possible. They do tons of Jag cylinder head work. I reckon they can fix you up with whatever you need

Cheers
DD
02-08-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Grant Francis

AGree. Polish the bore, and the outer face...

AGree.

Polish the bore, and the outer face of the bucket.

Look at the inner surface of the cylinder head, near the head nuts. In the early days of the bucket guides coming loose in the head, a...
02-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By icsamerica

Polish the lifter bore with some quality 3M or...

Polish the lifter bore with some quality 3M or Carborundum 320 grit paper and use grease to hold the metal dust and remove then remove the grease with a paper towel.
02-03-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By icsamerica

It does work but not necessary if you run...

It does work but not necessary if you run antifreeze. Antifreeze already has surface tension reducing surfactants that the Water Wetter has too. Some racers dont or cant run antifreeze because of...
02-03-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By geneo

I've used it in vintage race cars. We didn't...

I've used it in vintage race cars. We didn't have a problem and didn't want one which is why we used it. Others say it helps, no one ever said it hurts.
01-27-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Saemetric

Darren- on my 82, instead of the hammering on the...

Darren- on my 82, instead of the hammering on the rivets, I just put a quick dab of mig weld on each rivet to flex plate interface. Took about 15 minutes. Saves the beating with a hammer. That was...
01-27-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Grant Francis

Have fun. Hope you find it, or at the very...

Have fun.

Hope you find it, or at the very least, change what happens, then a path is formed.
01-26-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Saemetric

Only machine gun like sound I ever had were loose...

Only machine gun like sound I ever had were loose flex plate rivets but only heard at idle. Went away as speed increased. Yours may be REAL loose. These can be seen thru lower inspection plate.
01-25-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Grant Francis

Darren, Just reading your vehicle specs in...

Darren,

Just reading your vehicle specs in your signature.

I have had a huge day with BBQ etc for Australia Day, so now relax and read what tehe Jag world is doing.

The Euro spec exhaust is...
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