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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-07-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,161
Posted By Fla Steve

KingRodd I have a used Marrelli Distributor I'd...

KingRodd I have a used Marrelli Distributor I'd let go very reasonably (haven't really considered it's value but I don't need it. I also have extra Ignition AMPS, coils and the ECU...not sure what...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-16-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 129,854
Posted By Fla Steve

I have other cars for transport...the XJS is a...

I have other cars for transport...the XJS is a toy. My "almost" daily driver is a 2000 XKR coupe, but my 2004 Lincoln/F150 4x4 is my MOST important vehicle.
As for the hub...I torched off the axle...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-13-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 129,854
Posted By Fla Steve

OB I pulled the binacle previously like you...

OB I pulled the binacle previously like you suggested. Cleaned the contacts and added a ground wire to the metal buss bar. So it's probably the sensor or transducer. I don't even know yet if the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By Fla Steve

Just a quick thanks for the response...I just...

Just a quick thanks for the response...I just haven't had time to get to it.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-09-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 129,854
Posted By Fla Steve

OB, you are the only one I've read here that has...

OB, you are the only one I've read here that has both a V12 and 4.0L six. The 4.0L has the overdrive auto I'm guessing; vs the V12 3 speed auto. For everyday use I would imagine you prefer the 6; but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-26-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Fla Steve

Idles at 7000 and 10000 rpm...wow is that a...

Idles at 7000 and 10000 rpm...wow is that a Formula One V-12? ..... Just had to chide you
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-04-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Fla Steve

The picture of the valves is from Faircloth's...

The picture of the valves is from Faircloth's site. He speculates they resulted from injectors being partially clogged. I think he implied they were from an HE.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-04-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Fla Steve

I can take a picture of the package; however I...

I can take a picture of the package; however I got them at O'Reillys. They are Sylvania PN # 194.
It says "Super Bright LED" on the package. They are 12.8V 1.0W.
The other says "Cool White LED". ...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-03-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Fla Steve

Thanks Ron for this lead..for future reference. ...

Thanks Ron for this lead..for future reference. Here is a link to Faircloth Injector Service: https://www.jaguarfuelinjectorservice.com/
He charges $18 per injector. He has a link to a "burnt...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-01-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,086
Posted By Fla Steve

Ronbros wish I knew you way back when. I lived in...

Ronbros wish I knew you way back when. I lived in Central Fla in 70-75, then the AF sent me back to UCF to teach ROTC, retired to Deland in 99. Anyway, could have learned a bunch from you. I got my...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-30-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Fla Steve

I can vouch for the LEDs. Go for the "Super...

I can vouch for the LEDs. Go for the "Super Bright" on the speedo (2) and Tach (1)...you can use regular bulbs or the standard LEDs for the barrel gauges.
I was really frustrated when I went from 2...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-28-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,922
Posted By Fla Steve

I'm enjoying your build. I find it hilarious...

I'm enjoying your build. I find it hilarious though that you have a convertible in Bismark ND. LOL and cheers from Florida.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-09-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By Fla Steve

Very interesting stories. So Ron you were...

Very interesting stories. So Ron you were building engines in 1962. I was 9 and gluing model cars; and at 65 I thought I was getting on in years...haha
Man I wish you were still in Daytona, I'd...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-05-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,185
Posted By Fla Steve

Great job on that trans mount.

Great job on that trans mount.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-04-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 129,854
Posted By Fla Steve

Very envious of that steering wheel.

Very envious of that steering wheel.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-02-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Fla Steve

Glad you asked cause I'll need to do so on my 92...

Glad you asked cause I'll need to do so on my 92 coupe at some point...I'm sure one of your technical guru followers will answer.
PS pulled my 90 convert binnacle and put in LEDs...love that I can...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-25-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Fla Steve

Nice find. Beautiful color. It's going to be a...

Nice find. Beautiful color. It's going to be a lot of fun with the manual whichever way you go.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-22-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,922
Posted By Fla Steve

Super cool

Super cool
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-20-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Fla Steve

Ezrider...Ha I was looking at your latest post...

Ezrider...Ha I was looking at your latest post and video when you commented here. My seemingly "knock" against a pushrod Chevy is that it's a common swap.
Powerful and Cost effective but not...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-23-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 89,221
Posted By Fla Steve

Updated stereo with custom mounts

Updated the stereo in the Jag. I didn't want to alter the original unit or mounting plate...so I welded some handmade brackets to the aftermarket single DIN cage so it mounts in the original fitting....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-15-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Fla Steve

Right of Passage

I joined this "multi-forum" site 8 years ago on the XK8 forum as I had just purchased a 2000 XKR Coupe. Learned about ALL the stuff that goes wrong; and tore into the top end to replace the plastic...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-08-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,726
Posted By Fla Steve

Thanks for the answer Greg. I figured they were...

Thanks for the answer Greg. I figured they were beyond the range of affordability. This is an interesting discussion; however....It is disappointing to accept the fact that the "Mighty V12" Jaguar...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-03-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,241
Posted By Fla Steve

Thanks so much. I took a real test run Sunday 170...

Thanks so much. I took a real test run Sunday 170 mile round trip. Near the end I experienced what you described. While stopping, the car took a hard turn left (I was already almost stopped thank...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-28-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,241
Posted By Fla Steve

Orange Blossom...what a great post, as all of...

Orange Blossom...what a great post, as all of yours truly are very informative and take the mystery out since you have pioneered the way for us.
Thank you so much. I have yet to do a resistance...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-21-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 129,854
Posted By Fla Steve

I am fully enjoying going through your...

I am fully enjoying going through your restoration of Cherry Blossom. Very fortunate for me that I also have a 90MY, plus my "parts car" is only 2 months older.
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