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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-10-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By VancouverXJ6

I buy the 960,000 mile coolant rated to...

I buy the 960,000 mile coolant rated to meet/exceed CAT ELC specifications at semi-truck dealerships, great place to buy quality fluids and filters nearly at cost. No silica or gels in this stuff it...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-07-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Mine does this to, I use lucas injector lubricant...

Mine does this to, I use lucas injector lubricant to quite it down, among other reasons. Modern gas is quite dry, anything that lubricates the system is good.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-03-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By VancouverXJ6

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/spe-2268?seid=s...

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/spe-2268?seid=srese1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgZnQ4-6Z4wIVlR6tBh3iYQK1EAQYASABEgImK_D_BwE

Some nice clamps, well positioned hose retainer clips and get the bends to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-28-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Thanks these are super helpful. The metal around...

Thanks these are super helpful. The metal around the cup is weak as in you can push it slightly, when applying alot of force, no visible nasty bubbling rust though the whole car underbody was sprayed...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-19-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 967
Posted By VancouverXJ6

There is actually a company in my area that sells...

There is actually a company in my area that sells these accumulators, of various sizes and specs, I also have a spare here you could borrow if you reaaalllllyyy needed to. But really the black ball...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-18-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
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 )
06-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Simply Performance makes a nice kit ...

Simply Performance makes a nice kit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Cler27uo1A
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,147
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Pico #518-91 (4pin connector blk/orange) for...

Pico #518-91 (4pin connector blk/orange) for coils I think.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Blue LED is bad for the eyes.

Blue LED is bad for the eyes.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,508
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Not sure what the UK version of BCAA is (British...

Not sure what the UK version of BCAA is (British Columbia Automobile Association) which is all part of the north american CAA/AAA thing but its worth it, especially in a big countrty like Canada I...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,147
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Best way to see if you need a re-core is fitting...

Best way to see if you need a re-core is fitting a shop vac to the inlets, and violently sucking the crap out. I've pulled a cup of shit metal and rubber out the last time I did...thats how I know....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-28-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,380
Posted By VancouverXJ6

10 speed and 10x the cost when it breaks. My XJS...

10 speed and 10x the cost when it breaks. My XJS has had less legitimate failures than my friends new Lincoln SUV in the same km distance worth of usage over the past few years. Can't really...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-28-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,559
Posted By VancouverXJ6

An expensive service item, if you choose to...

An expensive service item, if you choose to replace it, for all I know my car's rear sensor (89 coupe) lasted 220000km at most given my incomplete service record, last time the car was serviced was...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-27-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Lol. My brother calls my car a giant red...

Lol. My brother calls my car a giant red platypus. I nearly hit him with a boom handle, though thats par for the course he is into 70s BMWs which are nice in their own way but no match for my XJS on...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By VancouverXJ6

From my experience they own them for the distinct...

From my experience they own them for the distinct pleasure of viewing my tail lights.:icon_wheel:
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By VancouverXJ6

E-type contempt?

Out of curiosity has anyone else gotten contempt or scoffing from E-type owners when our two cars meet on the road? I've had a sense of comradery with fellow XJS owners here, mutual waves etc, even a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,705
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Redid my entire car in uprated shocks, poly...

Redid my entire car in uprated shocks, poly Superflex save for a few key points, upper inner? I don't remember, but almost all racing spec bits...car went from casually piloting a rolling yacht to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-16-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By VancouverXJ6

You could remove the wire first and cut the...

You could remove the wire first and cut the shielding away? It should be in a plastic sleeve but maybe...possibly You can verify it is damaged before tossing $100+ at the part. You might see where...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-16-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Had exact same issue, crank sensor is highly...

Had exact same issue, crank sensor is highly suspect...or the rear one I get them confused but best practice is to do both on the marelli cars. Mine would run if I kept up the highway speed on a cold...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-14-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,421
Posted By VancouverXJ6

I can add that the idle pulsing etc, and even...

I can add that the idle pulsing etc, and even momentary drop in idle upon acceleration has been O2 related every time on my car, the later ECUs just need that input or it doesn't run quite as nicely....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-10-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By VancouverXJ6

I was/am lookong into some of this stuff, easily...

I was/am lookong into some of this stuff, easily several thousand for better intake manifolds and a modern v12 ECU with CoP ignition. Not worth it at the moment.

For noticable gains and better...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-03-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Been dealing with this since day 1, done alot of...

Been dealing with this since day 1, done alot of seals half moon seals special seals and forbidden seals. Only seal left is the rear one that you prettymuch need to pull the engine to get to. I use...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-17-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,467
Posted By VancouverXJ6

I thought about that to when I realized cutting...

I thought about that to when I realized cutting in hood vents would be a) ugly as shit and b) expensive as shit. In the summer I remove the rubber drain tubes as it never rains anyway, would not be...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-11-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By VancouverXJ6

Good your all set for maximum performance!

Good your all set for maximum performance!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-07-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,165
Posted By VancouverXJ6

I was waiting for Grant to comment on this. Words...

I was waiting for Grant to comment on this. Words to live by right here lol. Jaguar more so then any other car does have personality, you gotta find your big cat and you'll know it when you...
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