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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-06-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 105,585
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: 37
Views: 2,501
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,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-02-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
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: 445
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: 523
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: 797
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: 5,826
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: 475
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: 16
Views: 1,235
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: 14
Views: 1,544
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...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-26-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Padre

Here's a thread discussing it:...

Here's a thread discussing it: https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xjs-x27-32/wiper-park-position-162744/#post1461630

Key problem is not so much right or left, but where they park, usually 4-6" off...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-19-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,918
Posted By hwoodlive

This thread's been dormant for awhile but having...

This thread's been dormant for awhile but having just replaced the top and headliner on my 1994 XJS 2+2, you can bet I read through the various comments with a keen eye. I'll offer a few of my own,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-10-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By Greg in France

Some things to check: Brake rotors warp...

Some things to check:

Brake rotors warp very quickly. I have had recent experience of a friend's car with brand new ones, fitted to less than 1 thou runout at the rim, warping and juddering after...
01-05-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,145
Posted By reds shed

front bumper

again this was a cheap tweek, retained the end bumper irons and used stainless bolts to dress it up and save welding up the holes and a piece of exhaust tube between the front mounts, removed the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-24-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By superchargedtr6

Merry Christmas! Twas the night before Christmas rewritten

I wish I could claim this one.

The Night Before Christmas, as modified by Jack McGahey


'Twas the night before Christmas and out in the shed
Sat a tired old Triumph, its battery dead.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-24-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By warrjon

Repairing Instrument Cluster - HOWTO

As this is a question that comes up a lot I thought I would do a write up while I had the cluster out replacing the AC blower, on what to look for and how to repair the instrument cluster.
11-09-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,895
Posted By King Charles

11-09-2017 Day 6 First drive in torrential...

11-09-2017
Day 6

First drive in torrential rains w/ 1-3 inch accumulation on most road surfaces. The tires did exceptionally well I even made a point to hit corners a little more aggressively. I...
09-19-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By Andy W Nichols

News Flash! Problem identified and resolved! ...

News Flash! Problem identified and resolved!

So, I took my car to a dealer and described the issue. On the four post lift, the tech grabs hold of the front right (pass. side) wheel and gives it a...
09-05-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Thomasso

Cup Holder

Spilled another cup of coffee all over yesterday due to the POS XK8 cup holder. If they are not broken they are still worthless as even a water bottle will tip out. Sending pictures of the one I...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-01-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,568
Posted By twack

Banded steel wheels and tyres on at last.

Life and a lack of funds had delayed any real progress over the last three weeks. However, the tide has turned. I had a picture in my head of how I wanted the new wheels to look but you never know...
Forum: Off Topic
06-24-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,213
Posted By Doug

In this case the tailgating driver was cited....

In this case the tailgating driver was cited. Don't know if the other driver was cited.... or even identified.

In Oregon our driver's handbook advises not to brake check but, rather, gradually...
06-16-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,501
Posted By SRT

Rescuing an abandoned SR

The short story. SR 2003 abandoned after pulley came loose. Been standing in the field for 3 years. As a collector of stray animals, I took this under my wing.
Now for the repairs.

I lifted the...
05-24-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By avos

+1, my 1st reaction as well, did a search on how...

+1, my 1st reaction as well, did a search on how thin it was and saw this link that could be of interest:
http://www.engineprofessional.com/TB/EPQ408_18-22.pdf
04-27-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,821
Posted By Leeper

Thanks Shemp. Bought it in Dec '15 flew to...

Thanks Shemp. Bought it in Dec '15 flew to Detroit bought it from a rich lady with many cars. Shot her a low-ball offer she accepted. Did kind of the same thing on my last Boxster. Sold this for...
04-22-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,317
Posted By ericjansen

I feel a bit sad .

I honestly think this X308 sub-forum is one of the better ones of all car, motorbike and RC forums I have experienced.

It is very decent, with hardly an exchange or thread going sour.
And even...
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