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05-04-2013, 05:34 AM
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Posted By Highway Star

On the racing track

This is my Daimler on the Nürburgring, the legendary Nordschleife, often referred to as "Green Hell".

Hard to drive this cruiseship around the sharp bends at high speeds. But it looks appealing...
04-30-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,600
Posted By jimlombardi

Heater Octopus Hoses Replacement Tag

Dani
I started this thread to create Tags that will lead to your X308 Heater Hose Repair thread.

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xj-x308-xj8-xjr-27/x308-heater-hose-repair-93451/

Tags...
04-13-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,432
Posted By Probesport

Adding VDP tables & seatbacks to your XJ8 - in 30 mins or less.

I picked up some seatbacks and tray tables from eBay awhile ago and finally spent some time trying to figure it out - which turns out to be pretty easy.

Please ignore the messy car, it's what I'm...
04-03-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By Roger77

USB power installation

Hi All,
I just fitted a Motorola T605 bluetooth kit, and wanted to eliminate the cigar lighter power for the phones.

This is how I did it.

Go to walmart at pick up a twin USB plug for $13.00...
04-01-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,509
Posted By avt007

One of the more obscure electrical problems.

I have had my fair share of British electrical issues, but today is a strange one.
My Jag has been reliable electrically speaking, the only issue being the engine ground strap.

Today I went...
03-19-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By jimlombardi

Here are 2 other photos of the part number...

Here are 2 other photos of the part number MNC6733AC - hose octopus:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/y73dyzrvkbh181s/XJ%20X308%20Photos%20of%20MNC6733AC%20Heater%20Hose%20Octopus.jpg?m

Click on...
03-18-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By dsnyder586

Jaguar OEM XJ Heater Hose : Amazon.com :...

Jaguar OEM XJ Heater Hose : Amazon.com : Automotive (http://www.amazon.com/Jaguar-OEM-XJ-Heater-Hose/dp/B008A1C3II)

Here is the part and description- It's a grouping of hoses.
03-18-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By dsnyder586

Octopus hose. $150ish- I just bought one. You...

Octopus hose. $150ish- I just bought one. You COULD try and repair it, but it is a BEAR to get to, so I opted to replace and avoid having to get back there again. Here is a post describing the hose...
02-28-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,792
Posted By Azcat

X308 Switchblade Key Instructions

I purchased the following items from eBay for a total of $55.90:
New Uncut Jaguar Flip Key Switchblade Fob Keyless Entry Remote Head No Remote | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/281052315111)
New...
02-25-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3,504
Views: 289,324
Posted By Probesport

changed oil yesterday and re-dyed the leather...

changed oil yesterday and re-dyed the leather seats (https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/interior-21/leather-dye-surprising-results-90629/)
Forum: Interior
02-25-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,349
Posted By Probesport

Leather "dye" surprising results.

The Oatmeal seats on my XJ8 had seen better days and I have a good friend that does stitchwork so I plan on having him re-do the seats for me at some point. I have other cars taking priority at the...
02-19-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,131
Posted By Sean B

Got a bag somewhere, part number is KTD300003...

Got a bag somewhere, part number is KTD300003 from your local Jag dealer, they're not standard fir tree clips:(, they've got a recess for the yellow button molded in the door card.
02-15-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,107
Posted By Probesport

Bow headliners, sort of like a tonneau cover bow...

Bow headliners, sort of like a tonneau cover bow on trucks.

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=33667&dateline=1360956095
02-15-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,504
Views: 289,324
Posted By x300man

just did the same safi just for the hell of it...

just did the same safi just for the hell of it and it felt greeaat!!!
02-14-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,107
Posted By Probesport

I have done it with a synthetic leather on a VW....

I have done it with a synthetic leather on a VW. The spray can adhesive will not work for it, contact cement sprayed with a primer gun is your only way.

You will need a heat gun to help you in...
02-12-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,107
Posted By Cabezagrande

I just recently recovered the headliner in my...

I just recently recovered the headliner in my 2000 XJR, maybe 3 months ago. I didn't think it was that terrible to do. Certainly harder than others I've done, but easily doable. Looks great, and so...
02-10-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,989
Posted By Sean B

X308 need load resistors on each outer bulb you...

X308 need load resistors on each outer bulb you replace, they're on the can-bus, and the resistance of a straight swap will make it fast flash along with bulb failure warning the cabin bulbs don't. A...
02-03-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,103
Posted By danielsand

The lure and the lore of the Jag

Just read few posts about people scrapping, unloading, getting rid off, etc. of their X308s, which prompted me to post this.

There are three types of Jag owners out there (my impression).
...
01-27-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,504
Views: 289,324
Posted By princemarko

New brake pads, bought new trim piece that goes...

New brake pads, bought new trim piece that goes around the radio, new antenna, new air filter, new transmission mount, 2 engine mounts, upper shock bushings, buying new wheels, bought caliper paint...
01-17-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,760
Posted By fredd60

coolant

As I understand it, they were originally filled with green coolant, which lasts somewhere between one and three years. Later jaguars used orange coolant, lasting five to seven years. You can use...
01-16-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,145
Posted By GGG

+1 It is the Atmospheric Recovery Bottle...

+1

It is the Atmospheric Recovery Bottle (see item 5). Oddly labelled as Header Tank in this Parts Manual extract:
...
01-16-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,145
Posted By JimmyL

That looks like the atmospheric overflow tank. ...

That looks like the atmospheric overflow tank. It catches coolant that overflows the regular coolant reservoir. It must have filled up and overflowed. The reason it overflowed is either the...
01-15-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,145
Posted By danielsand

This is perfectly normal on the older cars. Let...

This is perfectly normal on the older cars. Let me share some "wisdom" with you young people.

When you drive an older car (age wise, regardless of mileage) there are few things you need to keep...
01-13-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,504
Views: 289,324
Posted By Sean B

to make that quote perfect, you need to add the...

to make that quote perfect, you need to add the word 'brew' as in cuppa tea, for example,

" nipped in for a brew and a bacon butty", (with HP source, of course ;))
01-02-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,504
Views: 289,324
Posted By Sean B

Safi, do a Ford Lincoln LS3.9 search on here,...

Safi, do a Ford Lincoln LS3.9 search on here, there's part numbers kicking around, 2/3rds the price of the Jag units but the same thing...shame the don't sell 'em in the UK...
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