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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Today, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Daim

DE is the internet designation for Germany

DE is the internet designation for Germany
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Daim

Just as a comparison... Top notch XJ-S...

Just as a comparison...

Top notch XJ-S models are sold from the US to DE with shipping etc. for around EUR 7000 and are sold here for >15000...

Just so you know...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Daim

Pesonally I prefer the ribbed belt. Not because...

Pesonally I prefer the ribbed belt. Not because stronger or weaker but because they are less likely to squeal upon start up. They have a larger surface to grip and therefore just seem to do it...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Daim

Most modern brands also now have tensioner free...

Most modern brands also now have tensioner free setups, where as the belt tensions itself. My former Volvo C30 had 3 types because of issues regarding slip. The first was a standard preloaded...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,076
Posted By Daim

Forgot to upload the pics :D ...

Forgot to upload the pics :D

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1342/dsc_0265_78c0445674eb50e3a0e9b897dcb87499fc9124b9.jpg...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Daim

Hey Greg, with the introduction of ABS into...

Hey Greg,

with the introduction of ABS into the XJ-S, it needed a more powerful alternator. The original Lucas one was just too weak. So the result was they fitted a Bosch one, which needed the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-04-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Daim

In my opinion(!) the Marelli ignition is probably...

In my opinion(!) the Marelli ignition is probably the best you can get for a V12 engine before you go distributorless. No parts which can rust tight or seize. Sure, there have been a few fires but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-02-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Daim

Marellis have long contact areas on the rotor...

Marellis have long contact areas on the rotor which removes the need for a mechanical advance/retard. The advance/retard is done via ICU.

So no, as Grant said, the dozzy is hollow and empty with...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-16-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,179
Posted By Daim

Ypu could of course see if you can stick a...

Ypu could of course see if you can stick a presure gauge between the pump and hose on the high pressure side...

Or swe if you can undo the hose on the steering rack and then see if it gushes out...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-15-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Daim

Well, firstly I'd ditch the dizzy. Full...

Well, firstly I'd ditch the dizzy. Full distrubtorless ignition, taken from a X305 V12.

EFI would be something sequential. Maybe two 6 cylinder systems to profit from switching one side off......
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-11-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,844
Posted By Daim

Yep. There is a company here in Germany...

Yep. There is a company here in Germany specialised on regassing the nitrogen ball but only if the inner membrane is okay. And the parts are all Jaguar originals. The rubber rings between solenoid...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-08-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,844
Posted By Daim

Today I was finally able to overhaul the ABS...

Today I was finally able to overhaul the ABS actuator. New rubber, new screws, all freshly bushed, checked electrics. Should now last another 30 years :)
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-08-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Daim

The Jaguar stuff isn't really very good....

The Jaguar stuff isn't really very good. Easpeically on the X308... It stops rust happening due to stone chips, but it will suck and absorb water and let the metal behind rust quietly and unseen for...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-04-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,179
Posted By Daim

Sorry for not answering. I am barely home...

Sorry for not answering. I am barely home nowadays so time to write a message is quite rare. I carefully levered it out. With a fine screwdriver...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-01-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,344
Posted By Daim

Suffolk is a great place to visit... Especially...

Suffolk is a great place to visit... Especially since I was born and raised there :D Just keep away from Norfolk. Those people are weird and speak reaaaaally broad... :D
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-16-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Daim

If it is a later Marelli it is easy. Remove the...

If it is a later Marelli it is easy. Remove the bolt on pulley and check the harmonic balancer for a line. This should line up with the point on the sensor bracket. That is then setup to timing...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-22-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,406
Posted By Daim

Even some E Types don't reach E Hype prices. Take...

Even some E Types don't reach E Hype prices. Take a late V12 2+2 and you can buy into the E hype for a rather modest figure.

The XJ-S is a brilliant car - as said by all XJ-S owners - but it...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-21-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Daim

As i had my X300 AJ16, it had a stainless steel...

As i had my X300 AJ16, it had a stainless steel one from an aftermarket supplier. Was polished and looked original. Either it was aftermarket or made. I'm sure any local metal builder can make you...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-19-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By Daim

I'll take one! ;)

I'll take one! ;)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-27-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,844
Posted By Daim

I was born without a personality... :D

I was born without a personality... :D
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-27-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,844
Posted By Daim

You're right there. This forum isn't something...

You're right there. This forum isn't something for people to abuse for knobmatching :D
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-26-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,844
Posted By Daim

Anytime when it is running... Just pop over here,...

Anytime when it is running... Just pop over here, and we can deal with it on the Autobahn... Legally... Not under race track conditions. You offered, you ought to make the move ;)

Btw., we don't...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-21-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By Daim

Go even easier: flexi hose without a steel pipe...

Go even easier: flexi hose without a steel pipe from FPR to fuel cooler. Done. Just get some hose brackets (1 will do) to make sure it stays where it is and done.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-02-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Daim

Not really needed. People can't even use the...

Not really needed. People can't even use the 'other cars' section properly and post that stuff here in the XJ-S section. So how are they supposed to cope with the I6 vs. V12 vs. V8-LUMP areas?
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-20-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By Daim

Doug DeMuro reviews a prestine XJ-S V12

The best car journalist on YouTube reviews the best car ever :)

https://youtu.be/YqVvFOPjWxg
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