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Forum: XJ ( X351 )
10-06-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Thermo

AL NZ, not to question the dealership that you...

AL NZ, not to question the dealership that you are getting the car from, but I think he may be mistaken about the car that is getting traded in. It is my understanding that starting in 2013, there...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
09-30-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Thermo

AL NZ, I have had my 2012 for the last 3 years...

AL NZ, I have had my 2012 for the last 3 years and put 50K miles on it. Get the car. Your big worries are going to be a slow nav screen (can be upgraded if you find it annoying by getting a 2012...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
09-30-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Fraser Mitchell

I wouldn't say you're nuts at all. These cars, as...

I wouldn't say you're nuts at all. These cars, as was the previous model are very reliable, but suspension components like bushes are unfortunately not very long lived, so you'll have to have some...
09-19-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 74,882
Posted By michaelmedina2005

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09-19-2018, 10:40 AM
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Posted By michaelmedina2005

10"orange heavy cut,8" green medium cut,8" white...

10"orange heavy cut,8" green medium cut,8" white polish
a much easier and cost effective way,is to use a drill with a foam backing plate and sanding disks,starting at 500 thru 3000 grit,then...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
09-01-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Enosgl

VelocityAP has a pulley and tune kit for...

VelocityAP has a pulley and tune kit for something like a grand. The hypothesis is that these motors are capable of much more than they are tuned for, and that all 3 varieties are capable of 600 hp...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
09-01-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Stuart S

Before you decide to spend the $$$ on a tune and...

Before you decide to spend the $$$ on a tune and pulley, drive the 470HP 5.0L SC XJ and see what you think. It has gobs of low-end torque, and may be all you need as a daily street driver. But if...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
09-01-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Thermo

AL, sure you can chip them. I seem to recall...

AL, sure you can chip them. I seem to recall that there are some chips out there that can be had at Mina Galleries (maybe only for the supercharged versions?). Even if there is no chip that you can...
06-17-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By XJRengineer

This is exactly what happens if the engine is...

This is exactly what happens if the engine is modified to flow more air. I have remapped the fuelling for my own car fitted with an Eaton M112 supercharger (24% bigger than standard M90 unit fitted...
01-31-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,515
Posted By Jagboi64

There is no calibration of the traction control...

There is no calibration of the traction control unit. However, each cable, from the pedal to the TC unit and from the TC unit to the throttle plate has an adjuster to take up slack. I'd start there,...
01-26-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By b1mcp

You should also try and verify by observation (of...

You should also try and verify by observation (of the butterfly) if the throttle is actually opening only 50-60%. The figures you are seeing is an interpretation of the signal provided by the TPS. If...
01-26-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By Scotlad

My XJS and both my XJ6s needed the throttle cable...

My XJS and both my XJ6s needed the throttle cable adjusted to allow full opening of the throttle plate. Actually on mine the cable was also in the wrong hole in the bracket that holds the adjuster....
01-07-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,813
Posted By aholbro1

No, not OBD; They are OBD II compliant, more or...

No, not OBD; They are OBD II compliant, more or less.
01-07-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By XJRengineer

AL NZ, The standard air flow meter will only...

AL NZ,
The standard air flow meter will only read up to 1018kg/hr and the standard engine just about reaches this airflow. There is no "reserve" . A scan too, will attempt to display the airflow in...
01-07-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By Jagboi64

Nope, not a wedding car. The last thing I want to...

Nope, not a wedding car. The last thing I want to do is deal with Bridezilla and her mother!

Mine is a late DS420, I bought it in Japan and brought it to Canada. It was the only LHD car built that...
12-31-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,515
Posted By Jagboi64

Diff ratio changes will not affect an X300. It's...

Diff ratio changes will not affect an X300. It's later cars like the XK's that run into problems with transmission shift point programming etc.
12-31-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,515
Posted By Simply_Performance

Really the best ratio would be the 3.58 from the...

Really the best ratio would be the 3.58 from the 4.0 and 3.6 N/A XJ40/ X300. Be careful which crown wheel and pinion you get as some have the UNF nut that is NLA. So you need to use the used nut. The...
12-30-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By XJRengineer

I think Doc had these exhaust manifold made to my...

I think Doc had these exhaust manifold made to my design, though he chose to join the front and rear flanges. I wouldn't recommend doing this, as it increases the stress between the two flanges as...
12-27-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By XJRengineer

Sorry to read of your problems with your XJR. I...

Sorry to read of your problems with your XJR. I agree that the orientation of the AFM plug leaves it exposed and liable to rubbing on the sound deadening material attached to the underside of the...
11-17-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,217
Posted By Doug

You didn't state what your requirements or...

You didn't state what your requirements or priorities were. Wet traction? Long read life? Cornering adhesion?

I'm not sure what's available in your neck of the woods but here in the 'States...
11-17-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,217
Posted By countyjag

Al, I find a useful source of information on...

Al,
I find a useful source of information on the subject can be found in the websites of the UK based online tyres suppliers, like Tyre shoppers or black circles, where as well as price, they show...
11-04-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,691
Posted By bliving7

Bought a new 1995 XJ. The original coils went...

Bought a new 1995 XJ. The original coils went ten years. Bought six new ones from Welsh. They came in Jag boxes and they lasted ten years. Ever since then any coil I've bought from various...
07-22-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By fahrenheit

Hi! Unfortunately I don't have a place where to...

Hi! Unfortunately I don't have a place where to shoot it from below, this was taken in a hurry during the registration technical checkup. It's a Getrag 260 thou....
05-23-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 74,882
Posted By 1997Sovereign

Last month, Replaced driveshaft carrier...

Last month,

Replaced driveshaft carrier bearing.
Replaced exhaust doughnuts at the manifolds to stop that leak.
Welded up the cracked exhaust pipes,seam crack and crack next to the oxygen...
05-09-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By SD96XJ6L

I've used EBC Green Stuff on my Audi S4. They are...

I've used EBC Green Stuff on my Audi S4. They are LOW dust which is nice and bite just fine. I preferred them to ceramic pads I had used on the car.
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