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05-03-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,294
Posted By androulakis

Holy Crap! Sam is back? Ironically i've been gone...

Holy Crap! Sam is back? Ironically i've been gone just about as long, but still have my Arden XK8. One wife, two kids later, I'm looking at picking up an XKR myself. So I've been lurking and reading...
05-05-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By androulakis

Oops!!! I have a personally owned xk8 - see my...

Oops!!! I have a personally owned xk8 - see my sig and for some reason I ALWAYS think xk8! I just picked up a higher miles x350 xj8l too.

My apologies!

George
05-04-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By androulakis

2002 Jaguar XJ8. Only 68k! Immaculate! $6595!

Hey Guys,

I know I've been out of the loop for a while, but I've been busy setting up a new business. I now have a full retail pre owned dealership, as well as the service / repair shop you all...
05-07-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 24,948
Posted By androulakis

Call wheel works in Burlington, NJ. Tell him...

Call wheel works in Burlington, NJ. Tell him George From J&M In Hamilton sent you. He took apart a set of GFG wheels I have on my SL500 and powder coated the centers matte black, and repolished the...
04-12-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 69,899
Posted By androulakis

My xk8 is a rather unique piece (details in my...

My xk8 is a rather unique piece (details in my sig) and I'm a car dealer with a wicked affliction for jags. I love the XJS. I made a mistake about 2 years ago. There was a champagne 96 XJS...
02-01-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
WTB[Central US]: WTB X350 - XJ8 or XJR
Views: 675
Posted By androulakis

I can find you guys cars. Pm me with what...

I can find you guys cars.

Pm me with what ur looking for and a general budget.

George
01-25-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,683
Posted By androulakis

I suppose its akin to a sculptor or painter who...

I suppose its akin to a sculptor or painter who labors away at his latest work of art, slowly morphing the stone, metal or canvas into his latest creation. He labors on until he is satisfied that it...
01-25-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By androulakis

We generally use commercial rebuilds as well.....

We generally use commercial rebuilds as well.. It's all about cost and expedient repair times. Customers don't want to wait 2 or 3 days for their car while it sits at my shop with the alternator...
01-24-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,228
Posted By androulakis

You need to add r134a and UV dye. We have a setup...

You need to add r134a and UV dye. We have a setup that includes the special glasses and the light. Then where it's leaking will glow in the dark. With slower leaks sometimes you have to leave it in...
01-24-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By androulakis

Yes Jon different functions. WD-40 is a...

Yes Jon different functions.

WD-40 is a hydrophobic lubricant. It dries out electrical connections, loosens rusted bolts, acts as a mild solvent for adhesive residue etc. But it's not designed to...
01-23-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,683
Posted By androulakis

Lol I should have made popcorn before reading...

Lol I should have made popcorn before reading this.

I've been off the forums for a while due to a family emergency but I needed to clear my head tonight and figured I would pop in and take my mind...
11-13-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By androulakis

Go buy a roll of blue painters tape. Place it on...

Go buy a roll of blue painters tape. Place it on the underside of the spoiler to make a template. Then trim with a razor blade. Mark the location of the holes etc. Peel the template off and lay it on...
10-28-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By androulakis

I thought it was a fuel pump shutoff not a...

I thought it was a fuel pump shutoff not a starter disable when the security system doesn't recognize the key - BUT the key is physically correct and will turn the ignition cylinder. I haven't ...
10-28-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By androulakis

I'm not sure off the top of my head. I'd have to...

I'm not sure off the top of my head. I'd have to check the WDS and let you know on that one.

I believe the keys would probably have to be programmed to the new sensor using the WDS. Either by a...
10-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By androulakis

It may not be the key my friend. Don't forget...

It may not be the key my friend. Don't forget these keys are "dumb" except for an embedded RFID chip.

All the detecting etc happens on the ignition column side. So that system may be acting up...
10-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By androulakis

Car intermittently not reading the chip in the...

Car intermittently not reading the chip in the key. That's exactly what a car with a key that is properly cut, but not programmed to the car will do.

Do you have another key to try with?

Take...
10-27-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By androulakis

VA is NOTORIOUS for allowing "questionable"...

VA is NOTORIOUS for allowing "questionable" license plates through...

See a few examples below:

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=99402&stc=1&d=1414424638
...
10-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 69,899
Posted By androulakis

Here's my take on the future of these cars, and...

Here's my take on the future of these cars, and most cars as the "classic" car market and industry progresses.

The issue with these XK8's (and honestly most post 1980 or so production cars). Will...
10-23-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,977
Posted By androulakis

These would be a godsend for the 6hp26. Not...

These would be a godsend for the 6hp26.

Not only the Jag crowd would be interest, but prob the Range Rover guys, as well as the later BMW's as well.

Take care,

George
09-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,508
Posted By androulakis

Structural damage and salvage titles have almost...

Structural damage and salvage titles have almost nothing to do with each other.

I am a used car dealer and deal with this constantly bc of auction condition reports.

1) structural damage. Any...
09-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,508
Posted By androulakis

Can you post a pic of what the car looks like? ...

Can you post a pic of what the car looks like?

The problem is if the quarter panels are warped, there is a ton of cutting / pulling / welding to replace the skins - moreso if the trunk floor is...
08-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,753
Posted By androulakis

Jon, Sorry I've been out of touch I'm going...

Jon,

Sorry I've been out of touch I'm going to call you this evening and catch up. Work is insane. I just read through this entire thread.

I have a few comments and point that I'd rather...
02-28-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By androulakis

If you can get UNDER the car - look at the trans...

If you can get UNDER the car - look at the trans pan. It may be a very mild leak. Baby powder helps sometimes. It sticks to the oily residue. If you want to throw the car on a lift, PM me.

Take...
02-24-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,100
Posted By androulakis

He's taking about the base that holds the bulb in...

He's taking about the base that holds the bulb in the light housing. Looks like an adapter. The bulb plugs into the base, it has two twist tabs and then the harness plus into the adapter.

If...
Forum: US Northeast
02-23-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,089
Posted By androulakis

Hey Ed, I'm in the process as we...

Hey Ed,

I'm in the process as we speak. I received the municipal approval from Ewing Township regarding zoning and them allowing a used car dealer on the property. I have submitted my...
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