Jaguar Forums - Jaguar Enthusiasts Forum - Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Doug
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.32 seconds.
06-15-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Yellow series3

New wood for my 87 SIII

I am in the process of replacing all the wood in my 87. I replaced the wood in my 79 four years ago and, in my opinion, enjoying the beautiful woodwork is one of the best parts of driving a classic...
06-15-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By sov211

Note sure what you mean by this, Jose. There were...

Note sure what you mean by this, Jose. There were no metric versions of the Ogle wheels. The Ogle wheels were fitted only to the Series III Sovereigns, and as a no-cost option, an alternate to the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Segfault

I had some clutch work to do just a week ago. I...

I had some clutch work to do just a week ago. I had my car on stands in my garage, I invented a little cart which did the job just fine. On top of that cart you can see the extensions I used to...
06-15-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,162
Posted By Grant Francis

Forgot, it happens. DO NOT lock up that fan...

Forgot, it happens.

DO NOT lock up that fan clutch. It will have the fan rotating at speeds it was never designed for, and blade seperation WILL occur.

If the hydraulic hub is dodgy, or the age...
06-15-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,162
Posted By Grant Francis

Removing the stats will NEVER cool a V12. That...

Removing the stats will NEVER cool a V12. That by-pass port on each side is now wide open, so 40%++ of the coolant will NEVER see the radiator. It will circulate constantly via the water pump...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Jagboi64

I pulled out the old Waxstat brand thermostat,...

I pulled out the old Waxstat brand thermostat, rated at 88. I boiled it quite vigorously and it begrudgingly moved to 38mm. Until the pan of water was at a roiling boil it was only moving to 36-37mm....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Jagboi64

Th thermostats I ordered arrived, and I just...

Th thermostats I ordered arrived, and I just tested them in a pan of water. They are 34mm closed, and 43mm open, so plenty of movement for what we need. This is a Gates 33188S. I have not put them in...
06-10-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Jose

first things first: Test the battery.

first things first: Test the battery.
06-10-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By sanchez

Yes. The LR35 (JD 142C-12V) relay has the...

Yes. The LR35 (JD 142C-12V) relay has the latching capability. As stated above, pull on the high beam switch and the high beams turn on and stay on. Pull on the high beam switch again and the high...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By Grant Francis

Vented on the front, standard. Vented on the...

Vented on the front, standard.

Vented on the rear, NAH, too much work involved. Caliper spacer, reshaped bridge pipe, and then exhaust clearance issue for that bleed nipple that is just ":kissing"...
06-09-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By e015475

PSA: Rockauto

I find a few parts I need for my Jag from Rockauto, usually at pretty good prices, Most times, however, they don't have what I'm looking for

Recently, they sent me an email stating that they were...
Forum: Off Topic
06-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Darrenmb

16 today!!!!

Not me.. my baby girl!!!...
06-08-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By JagCad

A couple of decades ago, I began to apply...

A couple of decades ago, I began to apply Antiseize to lug nuts.

Decades,. before none. just dry was fine.

Why, escapes me, at this stage of life.

No issues with either !!!

Albeit, multi...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By JaguarSpecialties

First Drive- XJSC LS1/6-speed Manual Trans Conversion - WOW!!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1495x649/xjsc_side_5a6e84a5e0db8d376fed5285f6ea59a1447dceff.jpg

So a few months back I posted a first update on a project we are working...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Grant Francis

Doug has nailed it. Down here, we run the...

Doug has nailed it.

Down here, we run the 82c Stats, and the Auxillary fan switch in ALL I have been in touch with is 85C, and measures Bottom hose temp, which is way more stable than top hose...
Forum: Off Topic
06-05-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,239
Posted By stu46h

I'm guilty of that. and it's probably a...

I'm guilty of that. and it's probably a generation thing. The break room discussions at work over the years tell me that I'm not alone.
The younger crowd certainly does some things way better than I...
Forum: Off Topic
06-05-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Posted By LnrB

Ooo! That sounds like a Challenge to me (';')

Ooo! That sounds like a Challenge to me
(';')
06-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By ronbros

i use a 3.73 powerlok with a 700R4 overdive...

i use a 3.73 powerlok with a 700R4 overdive trans. ,, in overdrive final ratio is 2.60-1,, better for cruisin than 2.88 with 3spd trans!

but it really shines for acclleration and passing,!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By ChrisHarley2008

XJ-SC discovery...

So I've been working slowly through maintenance and repair issues on the '88 xjsc I bought a month ago and posted a pic of. I've been driving the car regularly, and have a bit of a stumble/misfire at...
Forum: Off Topic
06-03-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,342
Posted By 80sRule

When I took a class on automatic transmissions,...

When I took a class on automatic transmissions, the teacher owned a local chain of transmission shops and was in his late fifties. He gave us more than just the mechanicals and electronics of...
Forum: Off Topic
06-02-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By stu46h

I cannot imagine the bravery that compels men to...

I cannot imagine the bravery that compels men to face what they did in Normandy.
They aren't called the Greatest Generation for nothing.
Forum: Off Topic
06-02-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,342
Posted By stu46h

Working on aircraft for my entire career, I can...

Working on aircraft for my entire career, I can relate to this.
I don't take my cars to dealers for service very often at all, but the question to ask them is which part actually fixed the problem....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,489
Posted By Yellow series3

This thread is 5 years old but I just replaced my...

This thread is 5 years old but I just replaced my cruise control bellows and wanted to add my observations. My cruise control worked but the car would speed up and then slow down repeatedly. The...
Forum: Off Topic
06-02-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 62,662
Posted By Queen and Country

Interesting point you both raise, I was...

Interesting point you both raise,

I was fascinated by this subject and discovered that there is a science to it. And it explains why it does not work on the left and why it is so effective on the...
Forum: Off Topic
06-02-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 62,662
Posted By pwpacp

You are not alone in recognizing the incredible...

You are not alone in recognizing the incredible amount of hate filled memes they use for their arguments when actual facts don't exist. It is easy to create lies that are easily bought as fact by...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.