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09-14-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,563
Posted By OzXFR

Seeing as they already squirt fluid it shouldn't...

Seeing as they already squirt fluid it shouldn't be to hard to modify them to squirt something nasty onto the car in front?
Or else raise the angle of the dangle a bit and squirt something nasty...
09-12-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By OzXFR

Most dealerships will claim that the rotors also...

Most dealerships will claim that the rotors also need replacing every time the pads are renewed.
They usually claim "for maximum braking efficiency and peace of mind you need to renew both at the...
09-11-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By OzXFR

Paul, here's a copy of the 2014MY service...

Paul, here's a copy of the 2014MY service schedule. Originally from DJS I think.
I don't think much if anything has changed over the years although there is some debate over the V6S spark plug...
09-11-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By OzXFR

It's not a Ford engine, it was 100% designed by...

It's not a Ford engine, it was 100% designed by Jaguar, but it was and still is built in the Ford engine factory at Bridgend in Wales and uses quite a few FoMoCo stamped parts.
Get a copy of the...
09-10-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By OzXFR

No way on Earth those tyres have done 30,000...

No way on Earth those tyres have done 30,000 miles, they must be at least the second set on that car.
That is also the most even wear I have ever seen on rear P-Zeros, in 99% of cases the inner...
09-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By OzXFR

The cross drilled and slotted rotors are really...

The cross drilled and slotted rotors are really only for added bling and they don't improve the braking performance at all, but they will still be perfectly OK and you can usually get them for...
09-08-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By OzXFR

It does not sound at all like the torsion...

It does not sound at all like the torsion isolator / coupler noise to me.
I had the coupler noise and got the TSB fix done under warranty (the entire snout of the supercharger is replaced), but I...
09-07-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By OzXFR

I can't help you with the tyre pressures as I...

I can't help you with the tyre pressures as I don't have the TPMS on mine (a good thing I reckon!) but I can help with the oil level read-out.
The handbook tells you to warm the engine up to...
09-05-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By OzXFR

If the service advisor reckons it's supercharger...

If the service advisor reckons it's supercharger related he could be talking about the Symposer, even though that is induction related and nothing to do with the supercharger.
The Symposer is not...
09-02-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By OzXFR

Per page 205 of my MY2015 Owner's Manual the...

Per page 205 of my MY2015 Owner's Manual the capacity of the big tank is 5.5 litres or 9.7 pints.
There is no mention of the small tank in the fender well.
There is a fair bit of info about the...
09-02-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By OzXFR

Do you have a 'vert or a coupe? For the earlier...

Do you have a 'vert or a coupe?
For the earlier coupe (2014-2105) you remove the tray/box/cubby then the secondary battery is in plain sight on the rear right (but waaay back, partly tucked under...
09-01-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,864
Posted By OzXFR

I have tested the air compressor which came with...

I have tested the air compressor which came with the car (it's really part of the goo inflation kit) and it seemed to work well, much better than the el cheapo fag lighter 12v plug in ones I have...
08-31-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By OzXFR

Future F-Type?

Is this what the future holds for the F-Type?
https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/jaguar/f-type/104481/new-mid-engined-2022-jaguar-f-type-to-rival-mclaren
08-30-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,008
Posted By OzXFR

I'm a little earlier than '64 and SWMBO...

I'm a little earlier than '64 and SWMBO constantly ribs me about my efforts to get out of or into the car when parked on her driveway (about a 8 degree upslope).
It's better now since I uprooted and...
08-30-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By OzXFR

Yep, it's in the "Wheel changing" section of the...

Yep, it's in the "Wheel changing" section of the Owner Manual and all it says is:

"At the earliest opportunity, have the wheel nuts tightened with a torque wrench to 125 Nm (92
lb.ft). This...
08-30-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By OzXFR

But you cheated by removing the privacy cover!

But you cheated by removing the privacy cover!
08-30-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By OzXFR

The only little bit of help I can give is about...

The only little bit of help I can give is about the headlights.
They look a lot different on the new model because they changed from HID to LED.
Apparently the lighting itself is better but...
08-28-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By OzXFR

I know for a fact, coz I owned one, that the...

I know for a fact, coz I owned one, that the stock XFR rear wheels (Nevis) are 9.5" wide and +66 offset.
I'm not entirely sure about stock XF SC rear wheels as that is an XF model that was never...
08-28-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By OzXFR

From memory they will fit, and the fronts will be...

From memory they will fit, and the fronts will be perfectly OK, but the rears will stick out too far.
Stock XF SC and XFR rear wheels are +66 offset so changing to +42 offset will make them stick...
08-28-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By OzXFR

Yep, it's pretty solid and you need to give it a...

Yep, it's pretty solid and you need to give it a good yank to move it.
Better than wobbling all over the shop like most other interior mirrors!
08-27-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By OzXFR

Try the usual fix - press/touch the central light...

Try the usual fix - press/touch the central light for 2-4 seconds until the lights flash twice.
This is the interior lighting reset procedure.
08-24-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By OzXFR

Yep, I would like a replacement of this button as...

Yep, I would like a replacement of this button as well, it was and still is the only "less than new looking" bit on the car when I first got it. I suspect the previous owner, possibly a women, used...
08-24-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 50,843
Posted By OzXFR

No, I never did find one that fitted, looked good...

No, I never did find one that fitted, looked good (bright white or blue/white light) and lasted more than a couple of months, which is why I ended up fitting DRLs to both of my XFs. I used the...
08-22-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By OzXFR

I have painted the vent lettering on my F-Type...

I have painted the vent lettering on my F-Type and also similar lettering on both my XFs.
The method I used is pretty much the same as that detailed above.
- left over caliper paint (DupliColor),...
08-22-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 50,843
Posted By OzXFR

Yep, done it so many times on both of my XFs I...

Yep, done it so many times on both of my XFs I lost count!
And yes the headlight assembly needs to come out of the car, not that hard, two 10 mm bolts on top and one in the wheel well, then a fair...
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