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04-25-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By andyzeg

Hi All I sorted the Fans Not Working issue. ...

Hi All

I sorted the Fans Not Working issue. The replacement fan assembly and module did not work either. They never came on, even with the AirCon/Auto switches.

After reading advice on the...
03-28-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By fmertz

Off the top of my head: Fuel line disconnect...

Off the top of my head:

Fuel line disconnect tool

Both plastic intake manifold end gaskets (good time to replace)

You may or may not need any of the EGR steel gaskets (I did not)

There...
03-18-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By volkris

Just in case it helps someone, here are the...

Just in case it helps someone, here are the replacement plugs I bought for my '97 coil connectors when I found a few of them have pretty much dissolved.

Coil connectors

Another thing that came...
02-25-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,087
Posted By ericjansen

When I got my XKR Double Fives, I got them beat...

When I got my XKR Double Fives, I got them beat blasted, then the road rash repaired, then painted in glossy silver.

4 Years later, I am still extremely happy with them, they don't have that...
02-25-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,087
Posted By pdupler

I have no experience trying to powdercoat...

I have no experience trying to powdercoat anything like that, but I have done a fair amount of media blasting rusty car parts and then painting the blasted surfaces. If I were painting them, I would...
02-24-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,087
Posted By cjd777

Rothwell, I'm no expert but you might want to go...

Rothwell, I'm no expert but you might want to go over those with some 600 wet/dry with soap and water and then 800 or 1000 grit..
Not sure that powder coat will cover that, I know paint would need a...
02-16-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,057
Posted By ericjansen

Well, it took some weeks as the car was parked...

Well, it took some weeks as the car was parked up, waiting for some interior stuff.
But, the temporary solution is there :)

It is a far cry from acceptable for me, but it will do for the coming...
02-12-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By zray

c'mon west, young man ! Your car has long...

c'mon west, young man !

Your car has long legs, a great match for our wide open spaces . Most states west of Missouri have a great network of seldom traveled 2 lane roads that are a drivers joy,...
02-10-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Hdpartsman00XKR

I found my lower ball joints at Christophers...

I found my lower ball joints at Christophers Foreign Car Parts, part #350596986962, paid $97.90 for them both several years ago. Can't remember if these were Lemforders, but they were made in...
02-08-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By XJDanny

Interesting article on the development of Jaguar’s V8 engine

I enjoyed reading this article by Ralph Hosier. He was involved in the development of Jaguar’s V8. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

The genesis of the Jaguar V8 ? Ralph Hosier's Technoblog...
02-08-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By zray

$28 for an oil analysis and $10 more for the TBN...

$28 for an oil analysis and $10 more for the TBN base additive numbers. Combined that's less than a tank of gasoline. done at every, or every other oil change, it hardly hurts the wallet at all.

...
02-07-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By mhminnich

#1 way to tell if you have a leaking heater core...

#1 way to tell if you have a leaking heater core is if your windshield keeps developing a slimy film.

If your windshield is clear on the inside, it probably isn't the heater core, and you really...
02-06-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,883
Posted By mhminnich

You already have a car that folks seldom see...

You already have a car that folks seldom see driving down the road. Do you really need to attract more attention?

I don't know how others feel, but I'm pretty much over the 'cool led effects'...
02-05-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Johnken

I once had the back windows raise first. I was...

I once had the back windows raise first. I was connected to a low battery charge. Never happened again. That was the 1st thing I thought of when you asked Sam.

John
01-29-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By zray

dielectric grease is one of the most misused...

dielectric grease is one of the most misused products in the automotive world. As the name "dielectric" indicates, it does NOT conduct electricity. Which makes it perfect for spark plug rubber boots...
01-29-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By Jon89

Rockauto.com 5% Discount Code....

Valid until March 31st: 10126243096333042
01-29-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By andyzeg

XK8 Key Fob Issue - Mine Now Work!

I have posted threads and participated in threads about the problem of programming key fobs....or more accurately, about the ones that refuse to programme. Mine now work perfectly and I wanted to...
01-26-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,008
Posted By XK8 Rebel

Found another alternative for a replacement tow...

Found another alternative for a replacement tow hook. I noticed mine was missing out of my 2003 XK8 a couple of weeks ago. Finally figured out mine was the M20 x 2.5 version. I went to the salvage...
01-25-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By neatcat

Hi Eric! I also did the conversion to the alu...

Hi Eric!
I also did the conversion to the alu shifter-trim-plate on my 6-speed some time ago. If you refer to the backround illumination bulbs, these are not useless, as you see the white light...
01-24-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By michaelh

Dayco 89016 works for both tensioner & idler...

Dayco 89016 works for both tensioner & idler pulleys.

<$20 at Amazon:...
01-23-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By ericjansen

You should be able to measure the rim width (at...

You should be able to measure the rim width (at least to get an indication) through the spokes.
I have read these strange stories of rotation, with one 9J at the front, and a 8J on the rear.

On...
01-16-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,319
Posted By srpope80

This is True, I just had a bad one. I made a...

This is True, I just had a bad one. I made a video of how to test easily here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpHmNNEMfNU&t=3s
01-15-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Johnken

Door Panel Retainers (aka "Fir Tree") fyi

Yesterday I took the door panel off in cold weather. Snapped 3 or 4 of the fir tree retainers (called fir tree because their profile looks like a pine tree).

Had to replace them and as I was...
01-14-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By flydutch

I am glad to report success with the installation...

I am glad to report success with the installation of my new j-gate aluminum trim plate. I could not find a how-to video specifically for this job, but I had previously viewed and used similar videos...
01-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By kstevusa

Thumbs up VVT Seals Interchange with Ford & LR

Just decided to Google a question regarding the VVT seals on our cars and see if they were same size,etc as the Ford VVT seals on their 4.6L engine. Both Ford and Jaguar were developing their engines...
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