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Forum: Off Topic
06-06-2019, 08:48 AM
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Views: 188,513
Posted By 89 Jacobra

What's full of Shet, and always on your Azz. ...

What's full of Shet, and always on your Azz. Your Boss!
Forum: Off Topic
06-04-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,531
Views: 188,513
Posted By 89 Jacobra

You know the difference between a "Fairy Tale"...

You know the difference between a "Fairy Tale" and a "Truck Driver Story"

One starts out "Once Upon a Time" and the other starts out, You Ain't Gonna Believe This SH^T!

Jack
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Good Luck with the headers. I'm lumping my 89 XJS...

Good Luck with the headers. I'm lumping my 89 XJS with a 460 Ford. Knowing there were no off the shelf parts, or even some aftermarket ones such as the for the chevy engines. I had to build a custom...
05-25-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 36,048
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Usually if they are cleaned well. That is all the...

Usually if they are cleaned well. That is all the little jets removed, and very carefully take a torch tip cleaner for an Acetylene torch, and make sure all the little air bleed holes in the jets...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-18-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,294
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Yoooouuuuzzzzzaaaa That's some tore up Jaguars!!!...

Yoooouuuuzzzzzaaaa That's some tore up Jaguars!!! I just thought my project was ambitious! Are you going to build one out of the 3 or just use for parts??? Good Luck.

Jack
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-13-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Wow to read something as important as that was....

Wow to read something as important as that was. 44 years after the fact, by the man who did it. Is awe inspiring. I always wanted a job thrashing cars, to help in their development. My father told me...
Forum: Off Topic
05-11-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 68,364
Posted By 89 Jacobra

One consulation. It's only flat on the Bottom!!!

One consulation. It's only flat on the Bottom!!!
05-01-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,102
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Should make a fine "Shed" as you call them. I'd...

Should make a fine "Shed" as you call them. I'd call it a "garage", That is until my wife told me mine was a "Shop" and not a "garage". I stood corrected LOL!

I have 2 Big doors each 18'x 8' and...
05-01-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 36,048
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Thats a lot slicker, and smoother, then alot, of...

Thats a lot slicker, and smoother, then alot, of the Garrish looking bikes over the last decade, or so. Nicely done.

Jack
04-26-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By 89 Jacobra

All is well with the World! Jack

All is well with the World!

Jack
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-19-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Well the intent from what I read was. If you had...

Well the intent from what I read was. If you had it. FREE MONEY, in other words you had plenty more. Then would you see fit to spend a 100 grand on fixing', sprucing , beautifying your XJS would...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-19-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Something my Father who built, drove, and raced...

Something my Father who built, drove, and raced Sprint Cars, taught me was the "Gear Ratio" is whats important. What's at the end of the axle,(tire size) is somewhat irrelevant. In other words it...
Forum: Off Topic
04-16-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By 89 Jacobra

I had a very similar situation happen to me in a...

I had a very similar situation happen to me in a shopping center parking lot. I was sitting in My 71 Mach1 ,waiting for the wife (ex) a lady pulls next to the passenger side of my 71 Mach1 Mustang,...
04-07-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,621
Posted By 89 Jacobra

While the Jag and Mustang are both performance...

While the Jag and Mustang are both performance orientated, It's like comparing a Civil war Battle Sword, and a Japanese Katana. Both will get the job done, and function in the real world everyday. Do...
04-07-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,890
Posted By 89 Jacobra

60 years young, and Heck No I'll Never Grow UP!!!...

60 years young, and Heck No I'll Never Grow UP!!! Been a Mechanic, Machinist, Truck Driver, Transportation Director, most of my life with a few other things thrown in just to round me out. The...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-07-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Man that sucks, I'm with OB get it home, and...

Man that sucks, I'm with OB get it home, and check it out. It should be fairly easy to fix. Since it try's to start then stalls. You have to have three things to run. Compression, Air / Fuel, and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-02-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,191
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Looks Good, Looks Real Good. Wish I could get...

Looks Good, Looks Real Good. Wish I could get mine to that point. Life keeps getting in the way.

Jack
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-01-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,191
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Cool Man, keep tweaking it. One day it'll...

Cool Man, keep tweaking it. One day it'll "Scream"

Jack
03-27-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 36,048
Posted By 89 Jacobra

I spent some time with an 82 GPZ550 when I worked...

I spent some time with an 82 GPZ550 when I worked for a Kawasaki dealer. The bike had been serviced ready for delivery when the deal fell through. They simply set it in the showroom, and forgot about...
Forum: Off Topic
03-15-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,240
Posted By 89 Jacobra

I have a total of 5 kids, 1st and 4th child are...

I have a total of 5 kids, 1st and 4th child are into cars, and both work as Mechanics. the 3rd child, a girl is quite adapt at most things on a car. She worked at Wal Mart in the Tire Lube Express,...
Forum: Off Topic
03-10-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Why does it seem some of the most high profile...

Why does it seem some of the most high profile people, and families are based on nothing but a bunch of crooks, liars, and flat out thieves??? Then they get up in front of our great Nation, and act...
03-10-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Never!!! I'm 60 and I still find occasion to...

Never!!! I'm 60 and I still find occasion to blast the 8 miles to the next town in excess of 100mph ! Quite frequently I might add. And that's in the Wifes daily driver (tweeked) 2008 Mustang V6...
Forum: Off Topic
03-08-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,490
Posted By 89 Jacobra

I already have my XJS / Jacobra. But I'd Love to...

I already have my XJS / Jacobra. But I'd Love to have a XKE V12 Coupe. Just my thoughts.

Jack
Forum: Off Topic
02-09-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3,531
Views: 188,513
Posted By 89 Jacobra

After 36 years of Marriage to the same woman, you...

After 36 years of Marriage to the same woman, you tend to get that way! All Jokes aside I still Love her, and Thank God for her everyday. That's not to say we haven't had our share of bad times. I'd...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-09-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,615
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Well a little update to the Build. I've completed...

Well a little update to the Build. I've completed the DS header. All it needs is finish welding around the header flange, and a little cleanup. I've decided to cover them with header wrap, that will...
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