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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-09-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By MHF25

Classic Car Garage LLC 301 W. Bay Street ...

Classic Car Garage LLC
301 W. Bay Street
Suite 1414-1
Jacksonville, FL 32202
United States
[email protected]
904-586-3999

The owner is Leroy Sorrell. He is a parts dealer for all...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-27-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By warrjon

That is quite possible, LED's do not have the...

That is quite possible, LED's do not have the resistance of an incandescent bulb so they will turn on bulb failure circuits and may not switch the same. Usually the instructions will tell you if you...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Doug

Exactly. It's a solvent, not a lubricant. ...

Exactly.

It's a solvent, not a lubricant.

It will 'free up' lots of stuck things....but won't lubricate them.

Fantastic product for cleaning lots of stuff. Mild enough that it basically...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By J_C_R

FWIW, I did the Palm rewiring, and it vastly...

FWIW, I did the Palm rewiring, and it vastly improved the window performance.

Thanks,

John
1987 XJ-S V12
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Greg in France

No, none did.

No, none did.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By scottpeterd

According to lore, WD40 was the 40th iteration of...

According to lore, WD40 was the 40th iteration of a water displacer. Never meant to be a lubricant.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Mac Allan

That final rinse was important. Once the...

That final rinse was important. Once the petroleum distillates in WD40 evaporate, it forms into a gummy mess that becomes a dust and dirt magnet.

Cheers
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Doug

Agreed. WD40 is best described as a mild,...

Agreed.

WD40 is best described as a mild, slightly oily solvent. I love the stuff, 1001 uses, but it isn't the best choice for cleaning switches. It'll work in a pinch, though. I just used it to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Timeisrelative

A lot of my issue was more that the rollers were...

A lot of my issue was more that the rollers were completely gunked up. I had to clean them out with carb cleaner first, then regrease them. That seemed to be the biggest issue with mine
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-21-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Can confirm, wd40 not the greatest...electrical...

Can confirm, wd40 not the greatest...electrical parts cleaner and some silicone for the tracks should fix it.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-20-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Mac Allan

On a convertible it's common for the window...

On a convertible it's common for the window switches to get dirty internally and make poor contact. Unplug and remove the switches and thoroughly spray good quality contact cleaner* into the switch...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-20-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By EcbJag

The contacts on the switches also get worn. I...

The contacts on the switches also get worn. I replaced my window switches and it made a huge difference. Measured old and new switches and the old switches had significantly more resistance. When...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-20-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Timeisrelative

I worked on my drivers door window and found that...

I worked on my drivers door window and found that the tracks and wheels were full of dried grease. I cleaned them out, and added new grease. WHAT A DIFFERENCE!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-19-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By J_C_R

Also look a Palm's book concerning installing...

Also look a Palm's book concerning installing relays to let the window motors run on direct battery power, instead of sending all the current through the crappy power window switches. I did it on my...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-18-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Steve M

Try silicone spray.

Try silicone spray.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-12-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By MHF25

https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/instrumen...

https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/instrument-cluster-gauge/neox-led-bulb-high-power-instrument-panel-led/221/999/ Here it the link to get LED for the trip computer. The one shown is the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-11-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Vee

Yes. I have posts on that. Do a search. All...

Yes. I have posts on that. Do a search. All the details,should be recorded
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-09-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Keep at it, it's simply mechanical and everything...

Keep at it, it's simply mechanical and everything can be fixed. That sticky, you reffered to is quite good, and should get you going, just take your time..

Jack
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,871
Posted By DonaldNZ

design flaw in rear 1/4 window mechanisim

The problem : [in my experience of one car] is caused by the window regulator being driven to wound & jammed down by the motor, gravity and inertia. To go up from this stationary jammed it only has...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-24-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,969
Posted By JigJag

Hey! No need to be cruel! ;) Iím not trying...

Hey! No need to be cruel! ;)

Iím not trying to impugn Sayers concept or Jaguars design team. They done good.

But I also donít think itís perfect. Every car is a product of compromises or its...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-09-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Doug

Paul's Jaguar in Florida is a good choice for...

Paul's Jaguar in Florida is a good choice for carpet and trim stuff.

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-22-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By baxtor

Pull the cover on starter relay and hold a finger...

Pull the cover on starter relay and hold a finger on it while turning key. You should feel it if it's working. While you're there you could jump 12 volts to heavy white/Red solonoid feed to check...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-20-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Greg in France

There is a microswitch on the gearlever that...

There is a microswitch on the gearlever that prevents the starter activation by the ignition key unless the car is in neutral or park. If, repeat if, jiggling the lever in park or neutral makes the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-21-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Rob519

CD player

Hi Malc4d


assuming head unit is the same as mine (suspect it will be) you want model Alpine CHM-S630.


I have it in my 1994 facelift and it works fine. Also can play back mp3, cd-r as well...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-21-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By warrjon

M-bus is the DIN plug

M-bus is the DIN plug
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