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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-17-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By ronbros

the door poppers are from Summit racing, operated...

the door poppers are from Summit racing, operated by a key fob,or just reach inside and open doors.

the holes left after factory handles , are a plate welded behind door metal, then hammered flat...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,854
Posted By ronbros

maybe something along these lines, XJS roadster...

maybe something along these lines, XJS roadster 1978 , proper done V12 400HP,etc.

LOW and WIDE, most of the original lines enhanced!...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,054
Posted By ronbros

all they have to do is (just reprogram us to a...

all they have to do is (just reprogram us to a higher level, like any robot ).
Spike your 1st sentence says it all ,most of us dont know we have been programmed for centuries!

one generation...
06-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By ronbros

i use a 3.73 powerlok with a 700R4 overdive...

i use a 3.73 powerlok with a 700R4 overdive trans. ,, in overdrive final ratio is 2.60-1,, better for cruisin than 2.88 with 3spd trans!

but it really shines for acclleration and passing,!
06-03-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,450
Posted By ronbros

Darren new pistons for that engine are cheap low...

Darren new pistons for that engine are cheap low cost, why take chance on old pistons with new rings, groove could be i bad shape or loose when cleaned up!

try summit racing for parts?
there no...
05-28-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,450
Posted By ronbros

for you young guys back in late 40s,1950s they...

for you young guys back in late 40s,1950s they didnt have any assembly lubes , .
i always used 50W motor oil, used in motorcycles and aircraft engines , they had a nice prelube setup, hook a hose to...
05-28-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,450
Posted By ronbros

LNB and guys,, I must be a DIY,, i have always...

LNB and guys,, I must be a DIY,, i have always done everything with cars myself, EGO says (i can do it better than anyone else), Yes it has got me in trouble more than once.

but i did ALL the work...
05-26-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,910
Posted By ronbros

something over looked here is,, Evans DONT boil...

something over looked here is,, Evans DONT boil into bubbles till 375/400F,, and if you are running your engine at those temps you have other troubles happening!

it is bubbles that cause coolant...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-10-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By ronbros

Good luck , many have tried to make an honest...

Good luck , many have tried to make an honest 400hp at the flywheel,very few have done it! my preference would be to make more torque in mid range than 400hp at 8000revs!
while your trying to get...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,585
Posted By ronbros

yes crackerbuzz, its a fun car to drive , yet in...

yes crackerbuzz, its a fun car to drive , yet in 4th overdrive, it cruises great relaxed and smooth,, 2.60 final ratio, better than 2.88!
ron
04-17-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,450
Posted By ronbros

1985 Buick Grand national LS2 power,, blew up...

1985 Buick Grand national LS2 power,, blew up original V6 turbo twice ,second time nothin left salvagable!...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-15-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,827
Posted By ronbros

Paul interesting post,, my 1978 XJS RHD , last...

Paul interesting post,, my 1978 XJS RHD , last time registered before me, was in KENT England, 1984!
i have had it since it was exported to US around 1986!

set many yrs in a dockside warehouse,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-09-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By ronbros

interesting subject for the JAG V12 engine...

interesting subject for the JAG V12 engine management!

when i was building my 1978 XJS i had no internet much less a computer! 1993/94.

i read about a guy in Calgary Canada, called him and told...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-06-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,192
Posted By ronbros

FLINT: i havent met the right guy YET! some...

FLINT: i havent met the right guy YET!
some guys are a little intimidated by my car, its not particularly fast , about 400hp on a good day maybe! best dyno was 355 hp at the wheels!

but at a car...
03-31-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By ronbros

my starter 26yrs ago, pic,, 1/3 the weight of...

my starter 26yrs ago, pic,, 1/3 the weight of 1978 V12 monster!...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-30-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By ronbros

well me being old fashioned always just did...

well me being old fashioned always just did things that really work for my needs, like no numbers or directions!
seen these at wally world , so decided to make them work in place of factory stuff...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-29-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By ronbros

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

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walmart , dont have any part numbers tho,, $18. dollars for the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-21-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By ronbros

my car is MAD at me

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GGRRRRR.
its giving me an evil look,, says I dont drive it...
03-13-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By ronbros

25yrs the magic number,, TEXAS, and you can opt...

25yrs the magic number,, TEXAS, and you can opt for a single rear plate.. then run a vanity front plate!!

no emission tests after car is 25yrs old, and NO annoying sticker on the windshield!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-26-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 201,191
Posted By ronbros

i,m not gonna touch this thread with opinions , i...

i,m not gonna touch this thread with opinions , i have my own theories !

altho my Buick has a 6.0L LS2 and it has the 317 heads , reviews say they are one of the best early LS for turbocharging...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-19-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,413
Posted By ronbros

i like the pre HE tailights,, the facelifts just...

i like the pre HE tailights,, the facelifts just dont do it for me!
ron
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-17-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By ronbros

pic of modified engine V12 . ...

pic of modified engine V12 .
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02-12-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,934
Posted By ronbros

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

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seein you guys are interested in performance driving , a few mods i made,20...
02-11-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,934
Posted By ronbros

i have added or increased size on a few cars,...

i have added or increased size on a few cars, frt&rear, found the ride goes to h#ll!
not the famous Jaguar ride!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-10-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By ronbros

2 pix , hope it helps! ...

2 pix , hope it helps!
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