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06-12-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By jagtoes

You will find several posts on the topic of the...

You will find several posts on the topic of the 5.0 cars reliability . They are all opinions based on little or no data to support them. Think about one of your statements/concerns regarding running...
06-10-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,847
Posted By jagtoes

Speculation on your part. Until there is data to...

Speculation on your part. Until there is data to support your speculation it is hard to believe there is a problem with these motors. I would have to see the total number of 5.0 N/A or S/C engines...
06-10-2019, 08:42 AM
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Views: 184,367
Posted By jagtoes

Out for a cruise yesterday and stopped by my...

Out for a cruise yesterday and stopped by my BIL's for a little visit. Pic looked good overlooking part of his pond. Great day for a drive.
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06-07-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,819
Posted By jagtoes

Guys who know their business no how to load these...

Guys who know their business no how to load these cars without damaging the under body. Having a tow ring in the nose of these cars makes it easy to load them with the wench. Guys around here use 2...
06-07-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,819
Posted By jagtoes

You get 2 4 foot long 2"x8" piece of wood and...

You get 2 4 foot long 2"x8" piece of wood and bridge the distance from the ground to the tilted flat bed and they can pull the car up without scraping the nose.
06-06-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By jagtoes

Just keep an eye on the voltages and you may want...

Just keep an eye on the voltages and you may want to check the battery connections. Usually the voltage regulator in the alternator will fail causing no charge and you'll see battery voltage while...
06-06-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By jagtoes

If the belt were slipping you would hear it.

If the belt were slipping you would hear it.
06-05-2019, 07:58 PM
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Views: 80,452
Posted By jagtoes

Gorilla tape will fix it.

Gorilla tape will fix it.
06-03-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By jagtoes

Not a problem as a shop can clean them up as long...

Not a problem as a shop can clean them up as long as there is no physical damage to the units. They should look and perform like new.
05-30-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,188
Posted By jagtoes

I'm the 2nd owner of a 2012 XKR purchased as a...

I'm the 2nd owner of a 2012 XKR purchased as a CPO from the dealer who serviced it. Came with 6600 miles and a service record of normal new car service at 5K miles and a new battery at 6600 miles. I...
05-29-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By jagtoes

The 5.0L cars have the low coolant sensor. If I...

The 5.0L cars have the low coolant sensor. If I were you I would have left the sensor in and run a separate wire to it. That way you could just hook a light up to it and put it in the cockpit...
05-26-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,993
Posted By jagtoes

My window sticker lists the PAE as a $1400...

My window sticker lists the PAE as a $1400 option. You can get this for an XKR. This deletes the 2 silencers.
05-26-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,670
Posted By jagtoes

Back in the late 60's my wife found some nylons...

Back in the late 60's my wife found some nylons in my XKE glove box. I told her it was for an emergency fan belt but she never bought it. She bought me a spare belt .
05-26-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,194
Posted By jagtoes

All water pumps usually have the same failure...

All water pumps usually have the same failure problems. Usually the seals will get worn and start to leak most likely through the weep hole. Another issue is the shaft bearing wear when the seal...
05-25-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,670
Posted By jagtoes

I find it interesting that folks are trying to...

I find it interesting that folks are trying to justify or defend their cars here. If you like your color choice then enjoy it.
05-24-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,004
Posted By jagtoes

One of us was reading it wrong. A 2011 5.0l NA is...

One of us was reading it wrong. A 2011 5.0l NA is 5.0 sec while a 2000 XKR was 5.1 sec These were both coupe versions.
05-24-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,670
Posted By jagtoes

As I mentioned before color is a personal choice....

As I mentioned before color is a personal choice. If you take a look at the top colors of cars sold it tells the tale of what the average person likes. The other problem is finding a used car in the...
05-20-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By jagtoes

Funny after nearly 60 years of driving manuals...

Funny after nearly 60 years of driving manuals and auto's I had only once the need to use my hand/parking brake. That was with my 1966 XKE where the front disc rotor broke and in order to stop the...
05-19-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,061
Posted By jagtoes

My dealer plays it a little sharp. They charge...

My dealer plays it a little sharp. They charge $80/ hr and has a sign up . It's a little hard to see the 1/2 hr part. Oh oil service is $160 . This is oil , filter , fluids checked and topped , reset...
05-17-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,928
Posted By jagtoes

I have this unit and buy their programmable...

I have this unit and buy their programmable sensors for $28 each. ...
05-17-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,061
Posted By jagtoes

I seem to recall that OEM parts are the lowest...

I seem to recall that OEM parts are the lowest supplier cost parts based on meeting the specifications. As for the $7500 charges I'll never see it because my family will be selling the car. I do...
05-17-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,928
Posted By jagtoes

I have a TPMS tester and the sensors can be read...

I have a TPMS tester and the sensors can be read anytime . I check mine usually prior to driving the car after it had been rested over night. The tester gives me the serial number , temperature ,...
05-17-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By jagtoes

I use chrome and whenever any note or mail comes...

I use chrome and whenever any note or mail comes up in a foreign language the screen pop up asks if I would like the note transfered. I don't know where it comes from but it happens. In fact when I...
05-15-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By jagtoes

I don't think you have any tension on the...

I don't think you have any tension on the selector cable as it only moves the shift linkage into a fixed position. The tension will be on the pawl inside the gearbox .
05-15-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By jagtoes

OK so if this was the cheaper version then what...

OK so if this was the cheaper version then what was the price difference. Looking at my window sticker my 2012 XKR convert listed for $111K . Considering the tour'er was a cheaper version it would...
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