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07-11-2019, 03:00 AM
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Posted By dibbit

Everything else being equal the XKR is going to...

Everything else being equal the XKR is going to be the faster, more reliable car - how much is that worth to you? Once the tensioners have been upgraded (and the very last of the 4.0 cars had the...
07-10-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By fmertz

Don't be confused by the number on the shift...

Don't be confused by the number on the shift bezel. This number is for the max gear you want the transmission not to go above, so it is a "5" for the 6 speed 6HP26, and a "4" for the 5 speed 5HP24....
07-10-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By 80sRule

Hi! In the United States, a 2002 model year...

Hi!

In the United States, a 2002 model year XKR will have a 4.0L from the factory, not a 4.2L, It should have the Mercedes 722.6 aka W5A580 5 speed. The 5 speed Mercedes unit was/is one of the...
06-24-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By michaelh

I planned to do this the same way as stu since it...

I planned to do this the same way as stu since it 1) allows for a full inspection of the circuit board and 2) makes it a lot eaiser to re-open the case if I ever need to.

You can use a thin dremel...
06-24-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By stu46h

Other than basic soldering techniques on the two...

Other than basic soldering techniques on the two failed connections, the only significant step for this job was removing the module.
I disconnected the brake lines, then bled the brake system...
06-24-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,852
Posted By jackra_1

My autool X60 does not drain the battery on my...

My autool X60 does not drain the battery on my 2005 XJR.

I should add that it does come on when I open the door and it stays on for a short period when I turn off the ignition.
06-20-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By sklimii

Z - either of those would work as long as it is a...

Z - either of those would work as long as it is a pencil tip soldering iron

use solder that is 37%lead, 63%tin - this has the best characteristics when soldering electronics

when soldering -...
06-20-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By Johnken

Thanks Chris and Frank. Hey you know I was...

Thanks Chris and Frank. Hey you know I was thinking. Everytime we instruct someone about how to work inside the door, regardless of how obvious it seems, we always are sure to say: Disconnect the...
06-20-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By blindside

Great write up John! The only thing I would add...

Great write up John! The only thing I would add is to purchase a solder sucker and watch a video on YouTube on how to use it... I had to replace a relay and a capacitor on my refrigerator's main...
06-20-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By Johnken

Hi Z, I've never been in the abs module, but will...

Hi Z, I've never been in the abs module, but will be happy to help get things rolling for you.

Desoldering braid: if you can, pick this up. It's a $1 item, typically a 1/8th inch tall, 1mm thick...
06-19-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By avern1

SNG Barratt ( forum sponsor) is a good starting...

SNG Barratt ( forum sponsor) is a good starting place. You can get the part number and search for the best deal. The cooler is based on engine number so fololw the link below and take a look.
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06-18-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By scottatl

No, it will not turn out well. the wood needs...

No, it will not turn out well. the wood needs the protection it is to thin.
06-17-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By motorcarman

We don't even know what MY the car is!!! Let's...

We don't even know what MY the car is!!!
Let's guess at what module is needed for replacement if that is necessary.

bob
06-16-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,411
Posted By Jon89

Yep, stick to Denso MAF sensors. The headaches...

Yep, stick to Denso MAF sensors. The headaches often created by the budget non-Denso sensors are simply not worth the issues they frequently cause....
06-14-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By laguillotine

That is why I am sticking to 18" rims.

That is why I am sticking to 18" rims.
06-13-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By sklimii

ouch!!!!

ouch!!!!
06-08-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By scottatl

Would be a very funny line if it wasn't so true!

Would be a very funny line if it wasn't so true!
06-07-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By rothwell

Specs on drain plug here...

Specs on drain plug here (https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=5790372&cc=1425833&jsn=412). Thread size = M14-1.50
06-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By motorcarman

Actually the later 4.0 engines with the Morse...

Actually the later 4.0 engines with the Morse style primary chains and the updated oil pump used the MLS gaskets also.

I think the change is when the silent running primaries were installed. That...
06-01-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By MRomanik

I fixed the float problem on my '97 by using a...

I fixed the float problem on my '97 by using a foam ring under the float. It has been working for 7 yrs....
05-29-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,157
Posted By XKR-DAY

The look is much better with the wheel filling...

The look is much better with the wheel filling the arch.
Thanks for the pictures Ungn...

Yes Zray you have a really good point,and one that needs consideration if this is to be done.
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05-29-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,157
Posted By EnjoyEverySandwich

This is a great point/caveat. But there is a...

This is a great point/caveat. But there is a solution (not cheap though). Jaguar themselves spotted this issue when they went up to the 10" wide rears, and they fitted those cars with these rubber...
05-21-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,072
Posted By michaelh

Tensioners are the priority. The diff will likely...

Tensioners are the priority. The diff will likely give you a warning: a failed tensioner may not, and could put you in a world of pain.
05-17-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By fmertz

I am the dissenting voice on this. I think it is...

I am the dissenting voice on this. I think it is a great idea to get ahead of those small air leaks, one at a time. These Norma connectors are easy to remove to expose the o-rings. Take your time and...
05-16-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By 80sRule

Having owned my car for 9 years now, I am very...

Having owned my car for 9 years now, I am very happy I bought an R model, the base XK8 is a car I've driven a few times and it's not the same type of car; it's way too sedate.

Drive a few. The...
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