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05-24-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,227
Posted By XJ8JR

Be careful. I see you're in Los Angeles, like...

Be careful. I see you're in Los Angeles, like me. Beware of the Gestapo when it comes to Smog Check time. I had some 200 cell cats on my old XJ but got rid of the car before smog was due again, so...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
05-17-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,864
Posted By XJ8JR

Unfortunately, no, there is no other way to check...

Unfortunately, no, there is no other way to check the oil.

Yes, you could use a manual pump to get the oil out, but I prefer to let it drain from underneath, the old fashioned way.

I don't know...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
04-08-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,864
Posted By XJ8JR

I've been using the AC Delco PF659 oil filter...

I've been using the AC Delco PF659 oil filter with Liqui Moly 2259.
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
03-18-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,143
Posted By XJ8JR

Agreed on both

Agreed on both
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
03-18-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,864
Posted By XJ8JR

I've been using the Liqui-Moly with no issues.

I've been using the Liqui-Moly with no issues.
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
03-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,143
Posted By XJ8JR

I'm at 102k.

I'm at 102k.
02-27-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,528
Posted By XJ8JR

So not only are you continuing to ignore the fact...

So not only are you continuing to ignore the fact that everyone in this thread is actually agreeing with you, but now you're also hoping that your fellow Jaguar enthusiasts' engines blow. Plus your...
02-25-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,528
Posted By XJ8JR

This is probably due more to the fact that the...

This is probably due more to the fact that the Low Coolant and Engine Overheating warnings come on much too late coupled with drivers thinking they can make it to the next exit or gas station. It's...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
02-06-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By XJ8JR

No problems here

No problems here
01-31-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,904
Posted By XJ8JR

Well, a lot of us who live in California have to...

Well, a lot of us who live in California have to actually go to work and stuff, unfortunately. It's the motivated petulant children who live off the government who have time to go out and protest. ...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
01-28-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By XJ8JR

Yes, sometimes when the suspension has settled...

Yes, sometimes when the suspension has settled after sitting awhile, you will have to drive around a bit for it to level off...at least that was the case on my old X350. You may also have an issue...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
01-24-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By XJ8JR

Sound like maybe your air spring blew a hole. ...

Sound like maybe your air spring blew a hole. The other side will release air automatically to compensate and level-off.
01-15-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,884
Posted By XJ8JR

There are some 2000s T-Bird suspension bits that...

There are some 2000s T-Bird suspension bits that were shared between the Lincoln LS and various Jags (SType, XJ, etc).
01-11-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By XJ8JR

Gorgeous car. Congrats

Gorgeous car. Congrats
01-11-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,129
Posted By XJ8JR

My old X350 always made a hissing sound that...

My old X350 always made a hissing sound that could only be heard with the bonnet up. I remember learning somewhere that it was the PCV system that hissed but who knows for sure.
01-11-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,446
Posted By XJ8JR

This is my main complaint with Jaguar and with a...

This is my main complaint with Jaguar and with a lot of other cars these days. Why make big wheels that show the brake components if you're going to cheap out and not put a decent painted or coated...
01-09-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By XJ8JR

Just for future reference in case anyone was...

Just for future reference in case anyone was wondering...I've used those unbranded ebay spacers for many thousands of miles and had no issues.
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
01-07-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,864
Posted By XJ8JR

Based on the position, I kinda suspected the...

Based on the position, I kinda suspected the hydra-bushings in the control arms but there's not much fluid in there to provide a continuous leak. Also, the fluid is usually orange or purple and so...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
12-21-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,312
Posted By XJ8JR

Yes I DIYed it. It took maybe 2 hours. I...

Yes I DIYed it. It took maybe 2 hours. I rebuilt most of the suspension on my old X350, so the procedures are pretty much the same on the X351. At first glance, the parts themselves may look the...
12-20-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,963
Posted By XJ8JR

9 times out of 10, the disparaging remark about...

9 times out of 10, the disparaging remark about reliability comes from someone who has never even driven a Jag.
12-20-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,121
Posted By XJ8JR

To be a Jaguar owner, you have to love Jaguars. ...

To be a Jaguar owner, you have to love Jaguars. Not think they're pretty, or cool, or whatever. No. You have to LOVE them. A Jag is not a car that you just choose on a whim while perusing the...
12-19-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By XJ8JR

Order placed for the crank pulley! Now I need...

Order placed for the crank pulley! Now I need better tires...
Forum: Off Topic
12-07-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,712
Posted By XJ8JR

Let's be honest...the only reason this movement...

Let's be honest...the only reason this movement has taken on such traction recently is because it basically became a popularity contest on the internet, just like everything else. Sexual harassment...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
12-07-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,501
Posted By XJ8JR

I've used the Geomets before on my old car but I...

I've used the Geomets before on my old car but I went with the all black ELines this time so that the hats would stay black instead of turning into an ugly rusty color. R1 usually has some sort of...
12-06-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,277
Posted By XJ8JR

My two cents: I absolutely HATED the X351...

My two cents:

I absolutely HATED the X351 when it debuted. I was sad that the classic XJ was gone forever and I similarly upset when the Bertone B99 concept was rejected. And then finally after...
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