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06-15-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Tervuren

Hmm, must be a roots blower.

Hmm, must be a roots blower.
06-09-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By 95 Cat

The total cost for the trany and differential was...

The total cost for the trany and differential was $948.51. Labor- $452 Parts- $462 HasMat- $4.90 Tax- $28.91
It was a lot but when I bought this car I knew maintenance would be expensive.
06-08-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,398
Posted By Reverend Sam

Well... I finally got the car towed to the...

Well... I finally got the car towed to the dealer. The tow truck driver didn't have a problem loading it. I have no idea why the first guy made such a big deal about it.

The dealership experience...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
06-06-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By Daf11e

Only picked it up today but what a great handling...

Only picked it up today but what a great handling car and plenty powerful enough for us. At first thought it may have been a little tight to
get in and out but after a couple of times with seat and...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
06-04-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By DJS

I took a rock on the passenger-side edge, which...

I took a rock on the passenger-side edge, which spread maybe 6" in. In MA, there's no glass deductible, so it was replaced, 'no charge'. Not sure if Philips Glass is local, but they did a great job...
06-02-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By Simon Tan

Talking Found the XKR's Spiritual Two-Wheeled Sibling

Sorry for the off-topic post, but I can't help myself, and I know at least a couple of others on here ride as well. Didn't really like the Harley I won last year, so I traded it in for something more...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
05-31-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By Johnny Mayday

I haven't drive the Giulia Q, but I have driven...

I haven't drive the Giulia Q, but I have driven the Stelvio Q, and it was a total hoot. It sounded absolutely unhinged, and handled way better than anything shaped like it should. I'd love a crack at...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
05-31-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 19,090
Posted By Dabitz

I want to thank everyone for the good advice...

I want to thank everyone for the good advice here. I removed the resonators (kept middle muffler) with Velocity AP sport exhaust and pops and crackles tune, it sounds fking AMAZING! The shop guy...
05-31-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By White Bear

Sam, Why not do your own oil changes? For a...

Sam,
Why not do your own oil changes? For a $120.00 investment you can do it in 20 minutes or less, with no mess using the tools below. Under the oil filler cap is a central oil suction line, all...
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...
05-31-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Brutal

With so much plastic on todays engines this is...

With so much plastic on todays engines this is going to happen as things get older. You cant look at them wrong without breaking. Had that been a good piece and not brittle to start with you can bend...
05-31-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,193
Posted By tberg

Six years ago when I purchased my 5.0L XKR, it...

Six years ago when I purchased my 5.0L XKR, it needed a new engine from the previous owner's lack of checking oil level. My mechanic located a 5000 mile engine from a wrecker and it cost about $6000...
05-21-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,394
Posted By Cee Jay

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ Probably my next one, a Vanquish S...

^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Probably my next one, a Vanquish S 'Vert.
UNLESS Jag smartens up and makes a new XKR.
05-21-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,044
Posted By guy

Id bet Claire Williams be ecstatic over a mere...

Id bet Claire Williams be ecstatic over a mere 7500 after a weekend... i wonder what kind of bills Toto Wolff sees...

speaking of spending money, anyone on their way to Monaco?
05-20-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,044
Posted By pk4144

Yeah, I have a paid garage spot in LA. Which is...

Yeah, I have a paid garage spot in LA. Which is why I don't DIY my oil change, which by all accounts is quite simple. No place to store tools, ramps, anything.
You don't have the time, I don't...
05-20-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,212
Posted By Stuart S

Back in the day, before 1980 when automotive...

Back in the day, before 1980 when automotive leather started being polyurethane coated, Lexol was considered by many to be best leather conditioner on the market because it contained lanolin. It was...
05-20-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,394
Posted By Queen and Country

I think its a fantastic price for this reason. ...

I think its a fantastic price for this reason.
You can buy a XKR for 18k, but could not fix all the misgivings for the 4k difference.
Its most likely not going to be a 2 owner, Jaguar enthusiast...
05-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,255
Posted By Mufc

If the dealer knocked $1500 off the price of the...

If the dealer knocked $1500 off the price of the car, you can bet your life it is not a low battery but something much more expensive. I can guarantee they ran a diagnostic on the car and decided it...
05-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,255
Posted By Reverend Sam

Here's the new car: ...

Here's the new car:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/new_jag_xkr_2_8507adf066ce7d5aef7355b3a31d98ab3082df45.jpg
05-19-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,044
Posted By jagtoes

My dealer plays it a little sharp. They charge...

My dealer plays it a little sharp. They charge $80/ hr and has a sign up . It's a little hard to see the 1/2 hr part. Oh oil service is $160 . This is oil , filter , fluids checked and topped , reset...
05-19-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,255
Posted By Reverend Sam

Sorry! I was kinda busy yesterday. I bought...

Sorry! I was kinda busy yesterday.

I bought the car. It had an E-Diff error on the dash when I got there. I queried this group. They convinced me the the problem shouldn't be a deal-breaker. The...
05-19-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,212
Posted By Stuart S

Forget the Amazon reviews then and believe me....

Forget the Amazon reviews then and believe me. I've been using Griot's leather care spray for years and it works better than anything else I've ever used at any price. I have no affiliation with...
05-18-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,212
Posted By pk4144

Queen and Country: well I'll be damned. Took a...

Queen and Country: well I'll be damned. Took a little searching, but.... yep. Made In Italy.

Only difference I can see is that my bottle is smaller. Took a couple of shots of the "Leather Care...
05-17-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,044
Posted By Queen and Country

one would think steel is steel, especially when...

one would think steel is steel, especially when its just cast and not machined...

BUT. Even by the lowly parts store standards**, they have multiple levels.
1. Crap that will get the job done and...
05-17-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,044
Posted By 110reef

Agreed - an inexpensive oil change is in the...

Agreed - an inexpensive oil change is in the neighborhood of $100. My new brake pads alone were $120. Add rotors, sensors, fluid and labor and a brake job is going to be much more. Easily $500 for...
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