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06-26-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By stevep10

I had to go from Birmingham (UK) to Felixstowe...

I had to go from Birmingham (UK) to Felixstowe yesterday for business, so me and my Director in my 2001 4.0L V8 s-type. Although I use it regularly I jumped at the chance to get it on a long run for...
05-23-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By stevep10

Absolutely Nothing To Report

Well now, I have to say I am pleased to report that absolutely nothing is wrong. :icon_dance-tap::icon_headbang:
Since replacing the battery and every so often putting it on the battery tender if...
05-17-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,493
Posted By stevep10

Sun's shining over here and my XTZ750 is...

Sun's shining over here and my XTZ750 is currently looking like this!!!!
Mind you, it was looking like a right bag of kack so I thought it was time for a complete cosmetic overhaul.

...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By stevep10

I'd start by checking the sliders on the caliper...

I'd start by checking the sliders on the caliper are not siezed first.
Remove the pads and you should be able to move the caliper back and forth freely, if you cant then the sliders are full of crap...
03-05-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By stevep10

I had the sunroof drains block on my Shogun years...

I had the sunroof drains block on my Shogun years ago, you could hear the water slopping about in the roof pan, nothing that a good strip out and compressed air didn't solve. Mind you, the entire...
02-18-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By stevep10

Early S-Type, CD AUX IN Solution 12 pin plug

Sorry for the title but lets see if I can make it clearer here.
I have just done this on my 2001/2002 4.0L V8
Jaguar Premium Stereo with AMP under shelf and 6 disc changer in the boot, changer has...
02-15-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By stevep10

yup, it's a lojack ...

yup, it's a lojack

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOJACK-VEHICLE-RECOVERY-TRANSMITTER-MODULE-5500-1103-01-REV-V-US-9408A-VLU7SPCA-/322259703898
02-12-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,014
Posted By stevep10

"If it's the Valves or guides leaking or the...

"If it's the Valves or guides leaking or the seals, it would smoke every time you stopped for a Stop Light....."

Actually, no it wouldn't.
The valve stem seals don't need to be completely shot...
02-12-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,014
Posted By stevep10

Just my thoughts. Oil leaking past a valve stem...

Just my thoughts.
Oil leaking past a valve stem seal maybe, sitting on the crown and burning off on start-up, you should be able to tell by the condition of the spark plugs which cylinder is the...
01-22-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,426
Posted By stevep10

[QUOTE=SteveSheldon;1829645] in his words the...

[QUOTE=SteveSheldon;1829645] in his words the engine compartment is just too full to be able to access the alternator

Sounds a bit fluffy to me that comment by them.
You would have the engine...
01-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,226
Posted By stevep10

I set a new thread on the sounds of the passive...

I set a new thread on the sounds of the passive alarm against the sound of the proper alarm. They are 2 completely different sounds. One sounds like a siren, the other is obviously the cars own horn....
01-04-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 995
Posted By stevep10

Mines due in March Like you I'll get it in a...

Mines due in March
Like you I'll get it in a month before
Fingers crossed for you
Forum: Off Topic
12-24-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By stevep10

I wouldn't change the bed if I were you, just to...

I wouldn't change the bed if I were you, just to conceal the legs.
I bought one that was nearly all the way to the floor, for nearly the exact same reason, stubbing the tootsies, but not quite doing...
12-21-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,426
Posted By stevep10

Yours going that flat would definately indicate...

Yours going that flat would definately indicate that something is draining it in my mind.
Any new toys added recently?
New radio, phone, mp3 player, stuff for the kids in the back?
Do you have SDD...
12-21-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,426
Posted By stevep10

Love Monty Python:icon_clapclap: Is your car...

Love Monty Python:icon_clapclap:
Is your car parked in a garage or outside?
The latest cold weather snap we just had killed my fathers battery during it, he has a 2015 Honda Jazz. Luckily his is...
12-21-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,426
Posted By stevep10

It was pointed out to me about possible battery...

It was pointed out to me about possible battery voltage problems could have caused my fault to appear, which in turn got me going down the same route as you in the possible quiescent battery drain...
12-21-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,426
Posted By stevep10

I'm in the process of chasing something similar,...

I'm in the process of chasing something similar, although mine threw a code that got me looking.
My problem could well be connected to a failing battery itself but nothing conclusive as yet.
Cells...
12-19-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By stevep10

And don't I know THAT principal in the company I...

And don't I know THAT principal in the company I work for (very large multinational transport company where I'm a transport professional)..............

Anyways, doing my usual checks this morning,...
12-18-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,094
Posted By stevep10

See post #9 ...

See post #9

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xk8-xkr-x100-17/removing-crankshaft-pulley-bolt-191942/#post1790831

You will be replacing the flywheel if you try it your way.
Forum: XF (X260)
12-10-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,293
Posted By stevep10

Not so bad really, 4 to 5 inches today and still...

Not so bad really, 4 to 5 inches today and still getting that dusting of snowfall.
This is north Birmingham, UK
...
12-02-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By stevep10

@JagV8 @KR98664 @GrantFrancis You are...

@JagV8
@KR98664
@GrantFrancis

You are all correct as usual and I shall stand so:icon_fryingpan:

Tested the battery this morning, 12 volts exactly.
About 0.3 down on recommended from what...
12-01-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By stevep10

Certainly possible I suppose, although it is used...

Certainly possible I suppose, although it is used regularly for work. Only about 7 miles each way and at this time of year in the UK, with the headlights and heater on due to early morning starts and...
11-22-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By stevep10

I'm going to have a stab at this one, given you...

I'm going to have a stab at this one, given you have a cylinder 8 listed there.

I'm basing this "guess", and that's what it is, a "guess", on the two codes PO345 and 346, your cam codes.

I...
Forum: Off Topic
11-16-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By stevep10

On 2 Wheels & Don't Know Where to Holiday Yet?

Because I organise our annual motorcycle road trips each year, one of the boys sent me this link and said " Can we go here please?"
HOLY MOTHER OF GOD!:icon_eek:
Looks gorgeous.
...
11-10-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By stevep10

This was how I did my V8. 5mm angle iron bolted...

This was how I did my V8.
5mm angle iron bolted through the pulley holes, and then through the tensioner pulley bolt hole.
NO TIMING TOOLS FITTED ANYWHERE, just in case of slip, but it wont.
3/4...
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