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Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Jose

you welcome. It helps to spray Rust Blaster...

you welcome. It helps to spray Rust Blaster penetrant for a few days before attempting to loosen those bolts. They were torqued tight at the factory.

Also you need to caulk the seam at the front...
06-16-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Jose

hi, the mirror is glued to a plastic base which...

hi,
the mirror is glued to a plastic base which snaps into ball pivots. Obviously it came off one of the pivots, unless the pivot arm broke.

try finding the side that is loose and then getting it...
06-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Jose

but NOW rock auto is refusing to ship to certain...

but NOW rock auto is refusing to ship to certain states that require SALES TAX to be collected!

Rock Auto stated that "we are not set up to render sales tax reports to every state that decides...
06-10-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Jose

first things first: Test the battery.

first things first: Test the battery.
06-01-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,504
Posted By Jose

yes the vents at the rear windshield cowl are for...

yes the vents at the rear windshield cowl are for exiting not incoming air.

The entire assembly is also a catch pan for water. Where does water come in through? No clue. Must be through those...
06-01-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,751
Posted By Jose

Jeff very kindly sent me his Stay and I installed...

Jeff very kindly sent me his Stay and I installed it today in my car to study it.

Overall, the solution is perfect. I do get 50" inches at maximum open. No more stitches in my skull.

In my car,...
05-26-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,504
Posted By Jose

happens to me too, then I have to...

happens to me too, then I have to reverse-engineer what I had reversed-engineered.
05-25-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,504
Posted By Jose

even a drop of fuel can smell for a while. Since...

even a drop of fuel can smell for a while. Since the fuel system is under certain pressure, leakage is always the problem.

Not to mention there are a lot of vent flaps at the rear bulkhead /...
05-23-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,693
Posted By Jose

I don't think ambient temperature has anything to...

I don't think ambient temperature has anything to do with it, it's a buildup of fuel gases under any temperature that need to be purged and are not purged because of these check valves.
I...
05-22-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,693
Posted By Jose

remove number 1 and compare with the photo I...

remove number 1 and compare with the photo I posted. Maybe the 1987 has it in a different position?
05-20-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,396
Posted By Jose

the Master / Lockout switch is also known as the...

the Master / Lockout switch is also known as the "Valet" switch.

it is located at the top center of the "ski slope" where the 4 window switches and the Sunroof switch are mounted.

if the...
05-19-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,693
Posted By Jose

I am more confused now, the check valve I am...

I am more confused now, the check valve I am referring to is not at the charcoal canister, but way before you reach the canister.

it is mounted above the shock absorber top, or near.

Yes,...
05-18-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By Jose

there is a blue relay located in the passenger...

there is a blue relay located in the passenger side, under the dash, behind the fuse box but that relay is only for the intermittent function of the wipers, .(switch arm all the way down or by...
05-13-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Jose

I went to a salvage yard and pulled the punp from...

I went to a salvage yard and pulled the punp from a 1986 XJ just for the heck of it. That was the third pump and the one that is still quiet. $6.00 it cost me.
05-12-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,693
Posted By Jose

Danny, that is good news. chances are you will...

Danny, that is good news.
chances are you will not have any more pressure buildup regardless of ambient temps, it's that check valve that causes the problem It is a GM check valve,
05-02-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Jose

there is a plastic check valve under the front...

there is a plastic check valve under the front passenger side fender, you need to raise the car to see it.

it is there to vent the fuel vapors from the tanks. One hose is larger on one aide of the...
05-01-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,748
Posted By Jose

great LT1, I also know where you can get them in...

great LT1, I also know where you can get them in the US but it is less expensive to order them from UK !
04-27-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Jose

I agree, I know at least 2 women mechanics to...

I agree, I know at least 2 women mechanics to whom I would trust my cars. They are without any doubt, on a higher level.
04-07-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Jose

36 only if the vehicle is fully loaded with 4...

36 only if the vehicle is fully loaded with 4 people. We all know Elinor never lets anyone inside the car.
04-07-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Jose

yes Elinor I understand, but what does the car...

yes Elinor I understand, but what does the car label say for tire pressures? (the label at the door jamb or the Owner's Handbook).
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In my '84 (built 1983), it says 33 front and 32 rear with...
04-07-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Jose

the AC Delco battery I use is 110 RC, not 30.RC....

the AC Delco battery I use is 110 RC, not 30.RC. ONE-HUNDRED.-TEN RC baby !
04-07-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Jose

35 lbs.? the normal psi is 32 or 33 max. 33...

35 lbs.? the normal psi is 32 or 33 max.

33 front, 32 rear.

too much psi can make the tires hydroplane or lose their grab over pavement.

Also, as the tires roll while driving they get hot...
04-05-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Jose

my '84 has the side posts which I prefer because...

my '84 has the side posts which I prefer because no acid crud forms on the connectors, and I can fit it perfectly. with the top holdown bracket.
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
04-04-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Jose

read WHAT XJ6 DO I HAVE? at the top of the page....

read WHAT XJ6 DO I HAVE? at the top of the page. This forum is for XJ-6 up to 1987.

our sidelights don't flash unless you modify them.
03-30-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 43,029
Posted By Jose

thanks for the details, I like the idea a lot....

thanks for the details, I like the idea a lot. Will try to find the business to see them in person, Bet I can wire it easily. I will bring my tail lamp for fit.
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