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Yesterday, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Doug

That IS the calibration adjustment, yes. No idea...

That IS the calibration adjustment, yes. No idea why it won't turn. Try harder; if you break it, replacements are cheap and easy to come by :)

As for the lazy operation, well, every Ser III I've...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Have you....... tested the fan clutch? Added...

Have you....... tested the fan clutch? Added water wetter or had the rad flushed with a good product? Verify resistance readings on the sensor?, tested aux fan? consider adding manual toggle for aux...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Jagboi64

The biggest one is having the correct...

The biggest one is having the correct thermostats. As Grant explains in this post: https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xjs-x27-32/v12-thermostats-149202/#post1302110 most thermostats don`t have a long...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Segfault

It still can be bogus reading. For instance, if...

It still can be bogus reading. For instance, if there is a 20 V impulse coming from alternator it can give 20 V reading on the voltmeter, while the effective voltage is in allowed range 14 V or less....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Doug

When I had the TH400 overhauled on my XJS V12...

When I had the TH400 overhauled on my XJS V12 many years ago the guy had the transmission out of the car in maybe 90 minutes. This was at a Chevy dealer and the mechanic had never worked on a Jaguar...
06-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
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...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By Bez74

Hello Texknight The best opinion I can give...

Hello Texknight

The best opinion I can give to new owners on the XJS is to start reading this forum from page 220 through to page 1. A lot of question regarding reliability and life span has been...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Jagboi64

Th thermostats I ordered arrived, and I just...

Th thermostats I ordered arrived, and I just tested them in a pan of water. They are 34mm closed, and 43mm open, so plenty of movement for what we need. This is a Gates 33188S. I have not put them in...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Spikepaga

To be quite honest I see very few creations that...

To be quite honest I see very few creations that provide value to us at this point in human history. It almost seems things are being made to see who can make the most outrageous, degenerate, and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Spikepaga

I think they have gotten into more than they can...

I think they have gotten into more than they can handle at this point . For years it was just the XJ and the XJ-S. Then came along the X and S types. Now they have SUV’s and an electric car. They...
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 )
06-06-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Grant Francis

Nope. Belts should be changed every 5 to 7...

Nope.

Belts should be changed every 5 to 7 years, or 50000kms for "V" belts and 100000kms for the newer flat style, WHICHEVER comes first.

Belts snap/shred/do dumb shiit, its a motoring...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By warrjon

If you can find someone who wants them. ...

If you can find someone who wants them.

While HE heads will not in any form (NA) make more than 450hp, primarily due to Intake valve size which is limited to about 1.71" a pre-HE will take a much...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Spikepaga

Well looks like Julian Thompson is replacing him,...

Well looks like Julian Thompson is replacing him, so I imagine not much change as far as the beached-whale car design will be upcoming. They need to hire Keith Helfet back.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By scott 409ss

lol I scraped 4 he engines and drive trains- kept...

lol I scraped 4 he engines and drive trains- kept 1 400 auto trans and a mint crank.. scrapped 4 xjs bodies sold a nice 87 s (cheap)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Padre

It's brilliant. I had the LT1 6.2 with 8-speed...

It's brilliant. I had the LT1 6.2 with 8-speed in my Camaro and loved it (450hp, high 12-sec 1/4-mile, 28+mpg). Brilliant.

This is quite the combo in the Tahoe - you can only get it in the RST...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Spikepaga

Agreed. I am more of a “first batch” millennial,...

Agreed. I am more of a “first batch” millennial, myself but fortunately do not suffer from the ailments that a lot of my counterparts do, including absolute lack of appreciation for what constitutes...
06-03-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By yachtmanbuttson

Back in the day I belonged to the EURAM (European...

Back in the day I belonged to the EURAM (European American) sports car club. Was a local club based in Milford, CT. Our rival club was Bonnet and Boot SCC. And another club in Waterbury - but I...
06-02-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By icsamerica

2015 XJ6C project, A lap at Limerock Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2LhS4TfOOk

Ran 2 days at Limerock Park. 28 laps. I lapped my group and ran 1:12.06 on and open track 80 degrees and sunny. The car can probable do 10 seconds...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Doug

Not sure. Many, many thousands, no doubt....

Not sure. Many, many thousands, no doubt. Replacing the fuel cell.....if that's what has failed....is an engine-out job.



Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Bez74

Hello Ron I'm only a young bloke so I hope...

Hello Ron

I'm only a young bloke so I hope I am around in 30 to 40 years.

My father always said that he would have to live until he is 120 to get all his projects complete - he is now in his...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Doug

I have one in my care (not in my ownership) and...

I have one in my care (not in my ownership) and it's very exciting to drive, IMO. Um, that is, until it quit running ! I really must do something about that but will most likely pawn it off to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Doug

+1 I think you've pegged it. A lot of...

+1

I think you've pegged it.

A lot of modern cars are impressive in many ways....but I'm not impressed by them. Hey, not everything in the world has to make perfect sense, right? :)

Cheers...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By Padre

I picked up a 2018 Chevy Tahoe RST last summer....

I picked up a 2018 Chevy Tahoe RST last summer. 6.2 L86 motor, 10-speed trans. Regularly gets 23mpg+ on the highway and tows 8400lbs. Great driver, all the bells and whistles and latest electronics. ...
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