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05-25-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By oldmots

One of the big things to check on a car that has...

One of the big things to check on a car that has sat is whether the brakes work. It is common for brake parts to seize up, and it can make a short trip an exciting one!
05-17-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 74,911
Posted By cdma

Finally got ny car back from the painter. Has it...

Finally got ny car back from the painter. Has it in the shop on a windy day and they dropped the garage door on it and had to get the hood replaced and painted....
05-07-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,739
Posted By Don B

I haven't driven a Rolls Royce or Bentley from...

I haven't driven a Rolls Royce or Bentley from the same era as the X308, but my brother-in-law has a 2005 Continental GT Mulliner Edition which I have been able to compare directly to our 2004 XJR,...
05-07-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,739
Posted By pdupler

Can't compare those models directly but I bought...

Can't compare those models directly but I bought my used X308 after having a spinal surgery and needed an inexpensive used luxury sedan with a soft ride while I healed up. It rides better than the...
05-07-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Grant Francis

Not much help from way down here, as BSF, BSW are...

Not much help from way down here, as BSF, BSW are still found without too much stress.

I remember my Dad had a chart similar to this hanging in the shed when I was a lad, and he had a MK4 Jaguar,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-28-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Jagboi64

Take them into a shop that does baking soda...

Take them into a shop that does baking soda blasting. The soda blast is very gentle, you can remove paint one layer at a time if you want. No need to dismount the tires, take them in as-is and they...
04-20-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Doug

Gratuitous commentary: I've oft wondered why...

Gratuitous commentary:

I've oft wondered why Jaguar is so in love with these convoluted transmission mounts. The X300 style isn't even as crazy as some of the others. A Series III XJ6 mount is an...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Dmac

1976 XJS Transforming into Modern Resto Mod

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02-22-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,087
Posted By rothwell

Apollo Wheel Refurbishing - A Rags to Riches Story

I think a proper start to this story would be with, nearly 4 years ago, Jandreu getting new wheels for his 2004 XK8...
Forum: UK & Eire
12-24-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,687
Posted By InverStype

Merry Christmas

Hi All,
Been a while since I was on, but just popped in to Wish You All a Very happy Christmas.
Still miss my S-Type, but otherwise doing okay.
Regards,
Telfer.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-21-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By superchargedtr6

I took mine to a local hose shop and they made...

I took mine to a local hose shop and they made them look like new with new ferrels and hose for about 30.00.
12-15-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By Nobeel Masri

Hi, I know this is an old post, but hope this...

Hi,
I know this is an old post, but hope this could be useful.
I am replacing my 97 x300 boot/trunk lift support struts and can confirm that this is tricky without a long pry bar to force the left...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-28-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Doug

Yup, just disconnect the wires at the...

Yup, just disconnect the wires at the dimmer/rheostat and join them all together using a method of your choosing. Of courser you won't be able to dim the lights....but that's never bothered me
...
10-23-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 30,742
Posted By michaelmedina2005

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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-06-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,559
Posted By orangeblossom

Chapter 92 Fitting 'Carmen's' Fuel Tank With...

Chapter 92

Fitting 'Carmen's' Fuel Tank With New In-Tank Fuel PumpAlthough I was really hoping to try and get 'Carmen' running to-day, putting back the Fuel Tank with New In-Tank Fuel Pump was not...
08-05-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,442
Posted By SRT

And now for an update. To cut it short, the...

And now for an update.
To cut it short, the first attempt worked! For about 5 seconds. Started the engine and let it idle and all was fine, but on the first rev to about 3000, the pulley came off,...
06-26-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,047
Posted By razorboy

Jaguar XK8 - ZF6HP26 Transmission - Critical Intel!

Hi Lads,

If you do a search on Razorboy threads, you will see plenty on my transmission issues.

I am being dramatic on the title to make certain that anyone who is encountering issues such as...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-02-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Time-Pilot

Really nice work I think.

Really nice work I think.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-02-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By JigJag

Chin spoiler restoration

My chin spoiler was in pretty poor shape when I received my XJS. Apparently the P.O. hit something. Or several thing more likely. There were some chunks missing from the lower edge as well as serious...
03-31-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By watto700

G'day BT95, Below is an extract from a post...

G'day BT95,

Below is an extract from a post I made years ago when I had my front suspension out of the car for a re-build.


"For this you need a spring compressor. I made one out of a large...
03-28-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By Lady Penelope

When you pull the key out it makes a switch on...

When you pull the key out it makes a switch on pin 4 to 5 ground on the ignition switch attached to the key barrel . This triggers the security module to go into a shutdown go to sleep sequence...
03-22-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,557
Posted By Johntechwriter

There is a solution to the ZF automatic problem in the X-308 series

I'm sorry your X-308 gave you so many unanticipated problems. As I've said before, I'm on my third, and with preventive maintenance, I have been able to afford to own them on my modest income as a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-18-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By orangeblossom

Amazing Restoration of a V12 e type

Since the Forum has gone a bit quiet no doubt somewhat owing to the Weather, as it's Snowing all over again!

I was having a look through the Archives and came across one of the most extraordinary...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
03-15-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,731
Posted By Etypephil

A well cared for XJ will go to the moon and back....

A well cared for XJ will go to the moon and back. 100 k miles is nothing to be even slightly concerned about. Evidence, both paper and the condition of the car, are far more important. Concentrate on...
03-08-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,904
Posted By ra.stewart

See this thread:...

See this thread: https://forums.jag-lovers.com/t/saloon-lovers-mkvii-disc-brake-conversion/17290. I used some Speedway Motors brackets that I modified and everything looks pretty good. I have one...
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