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06-10-2017, 09:23 PM
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Posted By plums

I figure this is a good point for me to...

I figure this is a good point for me to interject.

My long absence from the forum has been due to this problem. I am only
connecting now because I am using a borrowed computer to research
a...
04-11-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,989
Posted By plums

It should not drop to 36psi in the driveway no...

It should not drop to 36psi in the driveway no matter how much you rev.

Since you are also fading going up hills, the fuel pump and pressure regulator
are a good bet.

The reference level is 3...
04-11-2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,591
Posted By plums

Waiting for all cars to have auto braking. ...

Waiting for all cars to have auto braking.

Just stand on the brakes and watch the phone fly out of their
hands and the latte spray the windshield.
04-11-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,591
Posted By plums

Throwing rocks works better ... as long as you...

Throwing rocks works better ... as long as you can run fast enough. :D
04-11-2017, 02:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,591
Posted By plums

Numbers stamped on pinion face are normally for...

Numbers stamped on pinion face are normally for setting backlash.

NM ... saw the numbers in a later post and they are not backlash numbers.
04-11-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By plums

Why? It's just going to fully pop open in a...

Why?

It's just going to fully pop open in a thunderstorm when
you would rather just open a bit.
04-11-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By plums

The full name is Valvoline MaxLife Dex/Merc ...

The full name is Valvoline MaxLife Dex/Merc

That's what I use, and I have an old Mercedes issued
training document that lists it as compatible with the
722.6.

The fluid is very populer on the...
04-07-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,260
Posted By plums

Yes, and if the OP really wants the adjuster to...

Yes, and if the OP really wants the adjuster to pay attention,
the phrase "proximate cause" should be enough to get them
to realise he is serious.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-06-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By plums

Some of the participants here are the same people...

Some of the participants here are the same people who have posted
pieces of information that allowed me to pull on threads that brought me
to other pages that allowed me to pull on more threads and...
04-06-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,210
Posted By plums

XJR? Maybe you're down one fuel pump.

XJR? Maybe you're down one fuel pump.
03-13-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By plums

And there are plenty of reference charts out...

And there are plenty of reference charts out there to convert
between a dry torque value and a lubed torque value. The lubed
value is usually 75-80 percent of the dry value in most references
from...
03-13-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By plums

Hmmm .... I once saw the whole crew at a Jeep...

Hmmm .... I once saw the whole crew at a Jeep dealership swinging
sledges at the wheels on a Cherokee. For a really long time.

Turns out when the kid was given the Cherokee, he thought he ...
Forum: Off Topic
02-05-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By plums

There are two main camps in the audience here: ...

There are two main camps in the audience here:

automotive enthusiasts, and

Jaguar enthusiasts.

Automotive enthusiasts have the possibility of a far
richer experience because their interest...
02-03-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By plums

If you have snows all around and know how to...

If you have snows all around and know how to drive in snow,
there is nothing to fear.
02-01-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By plums

Below is the only article I have ever seen on...

Below is the only article I have ever seen on rebuilding the
V8 differential stub axles:

Jaguar V8 Axle Rebuild (http://georgiajag.com/Documents/V8Axles.html)

edit: see cautions from Donb and...
02-01-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By plums

You could make a more accurate assessment of the...

You could make a more accurate assessment of the bearing play
by mounting a dial indicator either at the face of the output
flange or against the outer rim of the wheel.

In any case, I would...
02-01-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,756
Posted By plums

hogwash == blogwash Internet experts abound....

hogwash == blogwash

Internet experts abound.

I'll simply observe that the same idjits that want to
beat on a motor from the beginning as "break-in"
will later caution that you have to warm up...
01-31-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By plums

You have to mate the transponder with the vehicle...

You have to mate the transponder with the vehicle security system.

This is done using the dealer level software.

Alternatively, a locksmith *may* be able to do it
depending on how well...
Forum: Off Topic
01-29-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,937
Posted By plums

ahhh ... so when Grant makes reference to how...

ahhh ... so when Grant makes reference to how many
beers a job consumed the rest of us need to make a
mental adjustment :D
01-26-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By plums

I think not. It is a Denso, but somewhat unusual....

I think not. It is a Denso, but somewhat unusual. If you do find the cross
please post. I have never seen an exact confirmed match.

Try measuring the output voltage at the alternator output or at...
01-25-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By plums

A good price for a good result. What the...

A good price for a good result.

What the machine achieves is parallel and clean friction surfaces
perfectly aligned with the plane of rotation. This alignment can
be done by shimming between hub...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-24-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By plums

1973 Firebird Trans Am Pretty sure the stock...

1973 Firebird Trans Am

Pretty sure the stock 10 bolt had a cone type as well.

Again no problems and capable of blasting past snow plows
in a Vermont blizzard on Firestone F60-15 belted summers...
01-22-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By plums

I would be going back in and redoing the...

I would be going back in and redoing the connector and conductor
plate. With multiple connections, I would not be surprised if the
problem lay in the reassembly.

There are is a good tutorial on...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
01-19-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,843
Posted By plums

On the X308 both drains have hoses on them that...

On the X308 both drains have hoses on them that run down and
are left loose in the fender well.

(NOT SO) funny thing is that if one examines the fender liners there
are two holes that can be...
01-19-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By plums

I usually stumble on them using ebay.co.uk ...

I usually stumble on them using ebay.co.uk

Try looking for those genuine union jack center caps. One of the sellers
was a dealer and far cheaper than anyone else for the genuine item.

Some of...
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