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06-13-2019, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Reverend Sam

I Giggled

I got my car back from the shop a couple of days ago. I've been treating it gingerly since then, but today I had to pass someone. I put the pedal to the floor and I was up to 90 in the blink of an...
06-12-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By sov211

Hold on a minute...did the car fail the Alberta...

Hold on a minute...did the car fail the Alberta inspection because it had only one reverse lamp? If so, go back to the inspection people and inform them (with the owner's manual in your hand for...
06-11-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By Thermo

I find it funny that putting a Ford engine into...

I find it funny that putting a Ford engine into the car cheapened it. Has anyone looked under the hood of their XF/XJ/XK/F-Type and seen who made the 5.0L engine. Oh wait, that would be Ford. Does...
06-07-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Queen and Country

Just one piece of advise. Ignore that there is...

Just one piece of advise. Ignore that there is any connection to you flooring it and the coolant leaking.
There may be a connection- but to start there will completely obscure your view by sending...
Forum: Off Topic
06-02-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,342
Posted By Doug

Or don't want to admit that they f**ked-up. ...

Or don't want to admit that they f**ked-up.

Sometimes, I'm sad to say, this comes from management. Never, never admit a mistake. If you do that, we'll end up 'eating' the repair.

Bad business...
05-31-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By mosesbotbol

At least the dealership should/may have the part...

At least the dealership should/may have the part in stock they broke. I am for bringing my car to the dealer for an oil change on fancy cars. It's once a year and I like it to be on lift with...
05-31-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Queen and Country

A quart too much in the 5.0 engine would have...

A quart too much in the 5.0 engine would have caused havoc.

Look its an IQ test,
if you own a delicate $100,000 car, do you really want to take it to the cheapest place possible where they dont...
Forum: Off Topic
05-31-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,342
Posted By wydopnthrtl

I think that is more human nature than car...

I think that is more human nature than car repair. Same happens in other industries like engineering, medical, law, ect.... Even people with letters after their name are lazy and don't do due...
05-26-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,591
Posted By rosskuhns

AJ16er, yep, I know this...but what are you...

AJ16er, yep, I know this...but what are you going to do? He's family and a bit absent minded on these sorts of things. He's a good man, just not a car guy; I'm not going to bring it up, the engine...
05-24-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,998
Posted By jagtoes

One of us was reading it wrong. A 2011 5.0l NA is...

One of us was reading it wrong. A 2011 5.0l NA is 5.0 sec while a 2000 XKR was 5.1 sec These were both coupe versions.
05-23-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,998
Posted By Beau M

You know, a 2JZ with the coil cover removed looks...

You know, a 2JZ with the coil cover removed looks a lot like an old Jag I6 but more modern. :icon_naughty:

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/ypILOAPaLjQ/maxresdefault.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/xMvTCsK.jpg
05-21-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,998
Posted By Cambo

You know there was a 4.2L XKR yeah?

You know there was a 4.2L XKR yeah?
05-20-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Sean W

here you go. Also attached the TSB. ...

here you go. Also attached the TSB.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_1246_3885e6b3779b0f5424bf5301fa5b9b9fce4d722e.png...
05-18-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By bcprice36

Platinummaker, Apparently, you didn't notice...

Platinummaker,

Apparently, you didn't notice Brutal's Heading: "TECH-CERTIFIED" ! He is a Jaguar Machinic here in Houston and lives in Damon, TX. A very short distance from Richmond....He is...
05-17-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By lizzardo

Paid for by Jaguar with the money you paid them...

Paid for by Jaguar with the money you paid them when you bought the car. It's not really free, just included.
05-14-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By Queen and Country

They realized when you do 2 year oil change- it...

They realized when you do 2 year oil change- it has a lot of unintended consequences.
Such as 2 years before an oil or coolant leak is caught.
2 years before driver is warned that his driving style...
05-12-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By mhminnich

...that was reopened by someone who is...

...that was reopened by someone who is experiencing a surging problem like the original poster. What's wrong with that?
05-08-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,438
Posted By primaz

The new modern GM LS V8's is what has elevated...

The new modern GM LS V8's is what has elevated things to where a quality restomod or pro-touring cars are now selling more than numbers matching versions of those same cars. As Ungn said, "Street...
05-07-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By VeeDub

I would take it to a dealer and see what they...

I would take it to a dealer and see what they say. It could be the direct pressure sensing valve.
TSB: https://static.oemdtc.com/TSB/JTB00380NAS2.pdf
05-07-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,438
Posted By Ungn

My dad will be 80 in October. Next month he'll be...

My dad will be 80 in October. Next month he'll be taking his Supercharged AMG V8 (490 RWHP) powered 2004 Chrysler Crossfire on a weeklong tour of Arkansas back roads. 290 HP (at the crank) is...
05-07-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,438
Posted By primaz

********************************** Your post...

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Your post #29 is where 80sRule said his X100 with 110K is in better shape than he bought it when it had 40,000 miles and it is still not worth squat. Your...
05-07-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,438
Posted By JaguarSpecialties

Moderator-thank you

Mr Moderator, thank you for stepping in and keeping the thread open. I just wanted to offer one clarification.

This thread is only about the LS conversion option for XK8's, nothing more. The OP...
05-07-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,438
Posted By DavidYau

Well OP did say this would be polarising

Gents,
In changing out an engine, the OP did say he knew this would be a hot discussion...... and certainly it has been in this thread. I'm firmly in the "camp" where it's your car and you can do...
05-06-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,438
Posted By JaguarSpecialties

The other side??

Perhaps this isn't the right thread for you. It appears the readers here want to understand the LS option- they already know where they can go to find a huge amount of info on the Jag engines (the...
05-06-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,438
Posted By primaz

Andrew, Ungn, Tijoe, and Jon89 are all right as...

Andrew, Ungn, Tijoe, and Jon89 are all right as the do read and are following the point of this thread. On the other hand AJ16er, said it himself, "defending originality on Jaguar forum"; that is...
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