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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Doug

Excellent observation. Incompetent and lazy....

Excellent observation.

Incompetent and lazy. Lazy physically and mentally.

I don't summarily reject all new technologies but sometimes you just gotta wonder what we're getting ourselves into. I...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By JigJag

I guess it all depends on what yardstick you use....

I guess it all depends on what yardstick you use.



Production values on advertisements of all varieties are far higher today than ever before! Almost all of the hazards associated with the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By LuvmyXJS'

Here is some news that just got sent to me today....

Here is some news that just got sent to me today. Ian Callum leaves Jaguar - times they are-A-changin indeed :
https://www.topgear.com/car-news/design-boss-ian-callum-leaves-jaguar-after-20-years
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By LuvmyXJS'

I work around new cars every day and must admit...

I work around new cars every day and must admit they do not ignite my spirit like being around old classics do. The new cars are great every day drivers but with all the new gadgets comes a hefty...
06-03-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By Dell Gailey

@Thermo, the "always live" cigar lighter wouldn't...

@Thermo, the "always live" cigar lighter wouldn't work on my X as it is only live with the key on.

@Spike = no, converts ac to dc voltage

Keep your 12 volt automotive battery in top condition...
06-03-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By Grant Francis

+++++ My X Type battery date code is 2014. ...

+++++

My X Type battery date code is 2014.
The S Type is 2012
The X300 is 2011.

And there are others that are older.

ALL my cars have a battery minder/tender loom attached permanently, and...
06-03-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By Thermo

Spike, you are going to hear something that is...

Spike, you are going to hear something that is going to be contradictory to what I normally say. So, here it goes.

First off, what is happening is your batteries are developing a "memory". So,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,295
Posted By Padre

Brought it home. :icon_woot: 1993 XJS...

Brought it home. :icon_woot:

1993 XJS Convertible, British Racing Green (EDIT: it's actually HFB, Brooklands Green). 81,000 miles. Great shape all around.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-26-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By AnD3rew

I have one of each, I love them both. I have to...

I have one of each, I love them both. I have to admit the E has top place in my heart but when I want cruising comfort, nothing beats the XJS
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-25-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By Greg in France

The starfish wheels, shown above look great, but...

The starfish wheels, shown above look great, but tyres in the correct size and speed rating are extremely expensive and not easy to find. The later 16 inch 5 spoke factory wheels look great and they...
05-24-2019, 04:15 PM
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-24-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By daverb

Well, haven't been on here for sometime or...

Well, haven't been on here for sometime or posted, so figure this is a good one. I rebuilt most all my suspension when I got the XJS. The rebuild was done 2 years after I got it, and will say the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Yes and the 2.88 diff doesn't help in the series...

Yes and the 2.88 diff doesn't help in the series 2 either

He is a twat
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By Doug

Speaking broadly I think on-the-road camaraderie...

Speaking broadly I think on-the-road camaraderie has declined over the years. The 'cool old car' wave....and 'yours, too' return wave.... seems to be a rarer thing these days. And complimenting...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By ptjs1

I tend to see a lot of E-Types at the various...

I tend to see a lot of E-Types at the various Jaguar shows and events that I attend. And because we're all club members we all get on fine.

Whilst I love my XJS, I'll freely admit that if someone...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-18-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,295
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 )
05-15-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Vee

You certainly do not need a Jaguar expert for...

You certainly do not need a Jaguar expert for this diagnosis or work.

If it were me? I'd take it to you regular "non-Jaguar" mechanic.

Knowing that this is you, and you tend to go overboard...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Greg in France

If it is the output shaft seal leaking (ie the...

If it is the output shaft seal leaking (ie the shafts that turn the wheels), then the diff internals do not have to be touched, as these can be changed from the outside. If your car has outboard...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Greg in France

Go to a specialist diff rebuilder. Taking it out...

Go to a specialist diff rebuilder. Taking it out of the car is the expensive part, if you do not do it yourself.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-14-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Doug

Have you been checking the fluid level? If...

Have you been checking the fluid level?

If the leak was bad enough to allow the diff to run low on fluid, the damage may have already been done and you're probably looking at an overhaul

On the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-13-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Saw that, wasn't impressed with the design. The...

Saw that, wasn't impressed with the design. The front grille normally curves in towards the bottom, and with the normal bumper, the curve ends there, with the rest essentially hidden underneath...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-30-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,480
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Jomo The Tacho moving is not meant to be...

Hi Jomo

The Tacho moving is not meant to be a definitive Test, its only an indication of what might be
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-30-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,480
Posted By jomo

I had the strangest feeling today when I did not...

I had the strangest feeling today when I did not want my xj6 to start. I had a strange feeling in my stomach because I always want my xj6 to start but today I did not want that to happen!
Well as...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
04-29-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,386
Posted By retroren

S: I'm not a body man but I would start with...

S: I'm not a body man but I would start with removing your door and fender. If the A-pillar looks straight, I'd buy and mount a salvaged door from a pre-94 XJ40 and see if the fitment is acceptable...
Forum: Off Topic
04-21-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By mleskovar

San Fransisco is what you end up with in a...

San Fransisco is what you end up with in a rabidly Liberal city awash in welfare. Lots of tech money spread around so the elites can insulate themselves from the everyday people. Constant talk...
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