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06-16-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Tervuren

Has your X150 not been troublesome?

A while back we had such a thread, I thought I'd see who is still having a mechanically reliable experience.

I bought my car in late 2015 with 48K miles on it, I am now approaching 75K miles.
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06-15-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By Tervuren

Hmm, must be a roots blower.

Hmm, must be a roots blower.
06-13-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,849
Posted By Tervuren

Soft switches can be dissolved by whatever is on...

Soft switches can be dissolved by whatever is on your fingers.

I'm not sure what you mean by seriously worn buttons.

Later cars have a gooey layer on top of the plastic that will look ugly...
06-13-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,889
Posted By Tervuren

Dealers and Independents can be either crappy or...

Dealers and Independents can be either crappy or good.

Being an independent doesn't mean a better or worse experience than a dealer.

When I bought my Jaguar the dealer had a service department...
05-29-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Tervuren

There was never enough information to conclude if...

There was never enough information to conclude if what you have are replicas or not.

The two people with weights both bought them online instead of being OEM.

That said, the same design of...
05-15-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Tervuren

As you lower price point, you do open up to more...

As you lower price point, you do open up to more that can afford that price point.

Sales were down, they needed a wider sales base.

It was Jaguar fishing for more buyers by extending who could...
Forum: Off Topic
05-12-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By Tervuren

There is an interesting thing where execs and...

There is an interesting thing where execs and marketing fail when it comes to internet outrage.

Internet outrage is free views.

If the outrage is by people that would never buy or use your...
05-09-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,198
Posted By Tervuren

I was not aware of this distinction, it has been...

I was not aware of this distinction, it has been noted. I would however venture that in common parlance it is gloss black.

Color is dependent on environment, to choose the best color across all...
05-08-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Tervuren

I am coming up on four years. It gets better...

I am coming up on four years.

It gets better looking with age and familiarity.
05-07-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,198
Posted By Tervuren

That looks like a 2009 Portfolio to me, which...

That looks like a 2009 Portfolio to me, which would make it Shadow Gray.

Very rare, unique to the Portfolio.

Several other details really make the 2008/2009 Portfolios pop.
05-05-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Tervuren

A good suggestion, providing that the original...

A good suggestion, providing that the original post is not in a similar situation of a car with a dead engine and wanting to do something with it beyond junking it.

The thing about what TomcatJag...
05-05-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By Tervuren

I would first approach things from looking for...

I would first approach things from looking for and making a list of the tracks you want to participate at:

Then look at what organizations run events at those tracks.

Then look for which of...
05-03-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Tervuren

Hmm. I would think the end result would...

Hmm.

I would think the end result would leave a lot to be desired unless this is done with cost as a non factor.

A major hurdle with modern cars is the need to hack coded information to get...
05-03-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By Tervuren

Competitive with a 2017+ P-Car 991.2 GT2 RS on a...

Competitive with a 2017+ P-Car 991.2 GT2 RS on a race track is a giant leap from track worthy.

This is a car making a lap of the Nurburgring about a minute faster than a Jaguar XKR-S GT.

For...
05-02-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,849
Posted By Tervuren

Be sure to share some pictures of the 928 when it...

Be sure to share some pictures of the 928 when it is fixed. Such a great car.
05-02-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By Tervuren

C5 or C6 Corvette is the easiest path for that...

C5 or C6 Corvette is the easiest path for that budget.

Is there a class you are trying to race in?

Track days for fun?

If you're looking to get serious with an XKR the XKR-S GT is a good...
04-30-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,849
Posted By Tervuren

Here is a better picture of the slits in the...

Here is a better picture of the slits in the backseats. You can see a sticker indicating they are for baby seat mounting points.
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04-30-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By Tervuren

Cee Jay, isn't the order wrong? Stoplights go...

Cee Jay, isn't the order wrong? Stoplights go from red to green. Not red, to yellow, to green.

If performance is on your mind, the 5.0L 2010+ seems the way to go.

2012, body restyle, gets the...
04-21-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By Tervuren

I was putting 12K Miles a year on my 2009 XK when...

I was putting 12K Miles a year on my 2009 XK when I first got it.

I have had to replace one leaking coolant part.

Aside from that it has just been normal maintenance items that would be...
03-24-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By Tervuren

If I ever get into this I won't be using my...

If I ever get into this I won't be using my Jaguar as the test case.
03-12-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,611
Posted By Tervuren

I would have no reason to avoid a car with a...

I would have no reason to avoid a car with a repaint providing the repaint is disclosed, and there are before pictures of why the repaint was done.
02-14-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,057
Posted By Tervuren

Just because car fax only has one oil change...

Just because car fax only has one oil change doesn't mean it hasn't been done.

Car fax is not omniscient.
02-07-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,588
Posted By Tervuren

That is BRG Metallic. I believe Jaguar...

That is BRG Metallic.

I believe Jaguar offered it from 2012ish on?

Emerald Fire is an all together different animal of a color. It is highly unique as a factory color.

Emerald Fire is Jaguar...
02-05-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,291
Posted By Tervuren

Here is a BIG hint. ;) ...

Here is a BIG hint. ;)


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02-05-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By Tervuren

You could try emailing a place that is a dealer...

You could try emailing a place that is a dealer for a large variety of wheels, give them what you're looking for; let their sales guys do the work for you in finding your options. Its what they're...
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