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06-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By JagCad

Clarke!!! Enjoy the new diggings. Reminds me...

Clarke!!!

Enjoy the new diggings. Reminds me of our move here in 75. Slept on air mattresses. Furniture delayed!!!
Cooler and Hibachi got us by.

No more Everest for fireball!!!

I feel the...
06-08-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By JagCad

A couple of decades ago, I began to apply...

A couple of decades ago, I began to apply Antiseize to lug nuts.

Decades,. before none. just dry was fine.

Why, escapes me, at this stage of life.

No issues with either !!!

Albeit, multi...
06-06-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By JagCad

The LT1 engine in my car runs fine on the...

The LT1 engine in my car runs fine on the original pump that the Jaguar came with. it is an 83 XJ !!

Caveat: It is laid up now. Quit suddenly. Luckily (?) in my drive. Son will come by later and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,024
Posted By JagCad

That rig is known to the professionals as a "roll...

That rig is known to the professionals as a "roll back". I've watched some operators by my smart VIZIO TV.
Amazing recoveries of even severely damaged cars.

Yhe last one used his very new rig to...
06-02-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,505
Posted By JagCad

Fan came from a dead computer. already for 12v. ...

Fan came from a dead computer. already for 12v.

Carl
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By JagCad

Electrickery will defy me for the remainder of my...

Electrickery will defy me for the remainder of my days.

1. 30 MA discharge is minute. A sure clue of a bad battery. What else????

2. Got a chuckle as to the "whack" method, aka percussion...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,024
Posted By JagCad

Comments on "break down insurance. 1. Your...

Comments on "break down insurance.

1. Your policy has a couple of forms of it as options. if you have collision and/or comprehensive and your car is disabled by a covered peril, tow service is...
05-29-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,444
Posted By JagCad

It does seem that this old DIY guy is slowing...

It does seem that this old DIY guy is slowing down. Late 40's and early 50's on up .
Just squirted oil on the bearings and rings during assembly. whatever on hand, usually 30 or 40!

My last BIG...
05-28-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,505
Posted By JagCad

I still wander on this forum. At times, it works...

I still wander on this forum. At times, it works for me and at times, not so much,

Not the forum only me.

Carl
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-18-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By JagCad

I like to solder. I made two "elegant" wire vices...

I like to solder. I made two "elegant" wire vices to aid in making a clean joint.

1. Coat hanger wire bent into a "Y" shape., Aligator clips at the two ends. Clamp the ends there and solder the...
05-17-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By JagCad

Or ? As our weather is out of sync for...

Or ?

As our weather is out of sync for spring, I've sought other sources of education or merely entertainment. TV "normal" channels not enough ! Smart VIZIO TV and old You Tube material. Super...
05-17-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By JagCad

Rich: Don't know where you are ? There...

Rich:

Don't know where you are ? There are any number f pumps that guys have used over the years on carb'd cars. classics for touring reliability. Hot rods, The bran name that comes to mind id...
05-14-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By JagCad

Lost a much more detailed post !! In short,...

Lost a much more detailed post !!

In short, you should be fine. the donor car had none. or it was deleted from the PCM.
It was running just fine sans the ignition switch with the "special" key....
05-10-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By JagCad

Far be it for me to claim expertise in this. But,...

Far be it for me to claim expertise in this. But, I do have a comment.

The hanger grommets in two of these examples are misplaced. I've seen many done that way!!

With the rubber...
05-08-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By JagCad

I've no pictures of the installation in my car. ...

I've no pictures of the installation in my car. And, not likely to get under it and make some!! Those days seem to be gone!

LT1 powered. Ram horn manifolds. Not ported. Were I to do it again,...
05-02-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By JagCad

Wow, that car is a handful. or on the other hand,...

Wow, that car is a handful. or on the other hand, a challenge to over come.

1. Smog pumps are rather generic. Take the seized one to the parts store. One with good counter men. Keep your drive...
05-02-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By JagCad

My lump appears on my son's performance parts web...

My lump appears on my son's performance parts web site!!

My dear departed considered it her Jaguar. She was right, as usual. I the driver and maintenance guy.

Daughter is feline is inclined....
05-02-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By JagCad

Rob Wade. J-L Ontario. Lumper.

Rob Wade. J-L Ontario. Lumper.
05-01-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By JagCad

I was there. I bodged a fix.. Not good. Later...

I was there. I bodged a fix.. Not good. Later found the real culprit. The ignition switch.
The left under scuttle fuse rack is powered from it!! Undid bodge., back to factory. All is well.
...
05-01-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By JagCad

Danny: I've no answer. Pump noisy on one...

Danny:

I've no answer. Pump noisy on one tank, but not the other ! But, another pump is not likely to do any better. If the pump was bad, it would be noisy on either tank. I smell "occlusion" ! ...
04-18-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By JagCad

Well, you folks are getting after my conscience....

Well, you folks are getting after my conscience. Mine is unwashed. And needing it badly.
Cold weather and health issues are my "excuse"!!!

But, soon, I think!!!

Tools:

1. 5 gallon bucket &...
04-13-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,553
Posted By JagCad

1. It has been a long time since I put the rear...

1. It has been a long time since I put the rear seat down in my Jeep; A bit fiddly. head rest removal, package area roll removal , etc. But once done., Lots pf space I've used it in that mode to...
04-11-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By JagCad

Elinor: M was a fan of H !! At times,...

Elinor:

M was a fan of H !!

At times, some is found here. tasty, oh yeah...

Carl
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-07-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By JagCad

My last set of pads came from a local chain....

My last set of pads came from a local chain. Kragen. Raybestos, I think. great. Not to soft, not too hard. Possibly my last pair!! Or installed by me!! No ne4ed for the hard type for hard use.
...
04-07-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By JagCad

s to your numbers, Elinor is weithin the,

s to your numbers, Elinor is weithin the,
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