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Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
11-11-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Jagfixer

Could be sloppy transmission mount or driveshaft...

Could be sloppy transmission mount or driveshaft middle joint. Get under car and grab tranny and push around, if it moves, new mount. I you have a central driveshaft mount check it too.
10-20-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Jagfixer

GL-5

GL-5
12-28-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By Jagfixer

MK VII 1953, I rebuilt the engine, trans, carbs for a friend. It is a self restore.

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12-26-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By Jagfixer

Check on Hemmings, have seen good models go for...

Check on Hemmings, have seen good models go for $19K-$45K. Have seen listings in UK for $55K. Depends on car, records and quality of restoration and who does it. In any case, do not expect to make...
12-21-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By Jagfixer

I don't think you are out of line, Doug. it only...

I don't think you are out of line, Doug. it only takes someone to read the title and click or not to click. Don't see hard in that. If newby was a real Jag person he would read just to learn. I...
03-25-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,353
Posted By Jagfixer

Could be float adjustment, but here in the US,...

Could be float adjustment, but here in the US, the ethanol fuel creates conflicts with the gaskets and they need renewing occasionally.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-26-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By Jagfixer

Look under arm rest, remove screws and door...

Look under arm rest, remove screws and door handles and knobs and mirror chrome. Then pry the panel away from door starting at the handle side and move down and around to the other side. Any...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-07-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By Jagfixer

We had a place in St Louis that plated our stuff...

We had a place in St Louis that plated our stuff in 1990s, closed down because of emissions. Silver cadmium and we also did the gold. Eastwood sells a cad spray for carbs that does not peal or turn...
01-20-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,135
Posted By Jagfixer

Have you tried a fuel injection cleaner thru the...

Have you tried a fuel injection cleaner thru the fuel harness. Not additives but a system you plug into the injectors, unpower the pump and run the pressurized cleaner thru the injectors to see if...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-05-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Jagfixer

Motor under vent by windshield. Look with...

Motor under vent by windshield. Look with flashlight and you will see a black shield under vent. I believe relay on firewall. Been a while since I did mine a while back, sold now. Take of arms and...
12-19-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By Jagfixer

I jack the front end up, remove front subframe...

I jack the front end up, remove front subframe then sling engine and drop onto a homemade dolley, then take the engine hoist and raise the front high enough to roll engine out, then lower car back...
12-18-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By Jagfixer

I grew up with an XK140 and a MKII and they both...

I grew up with an XK140 and a MKII and they both were installed as pictured. I have shown cars throughout the United States and installed all mine this way. I agree with the aerodynamics, but on...
11-04-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By Jagfixer

Drop them in hot soapy water and install.

Drop them in hot soapy water and install.
11-03-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By Jagfixer

Need to retrace your steps and find what may or...

Need to retrace your steps and find what may or may not be hooked up right. If that is the only thing you have touched, go back and check.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-29-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,077
Posted By Jagfixer

Parts stores sell a 50/50 mix, buy that and don't...

Parts stores sell a 50/50 mix, buy that and don't worry about it. You don't change antifreeze that much, even though they say every 3 yrs. Also, there is a waterless antifreeze, expensive, yes, but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-24-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,077
Posted By Jagfixer

if you have air conditioning and the unit drips...

if you have air conditioning and the unit drips water as it is running, you can collect that and filter it before pouring in car. Otherwise, distilled water is next tot the drinking water on...
10-21-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By Jagfixer

You do not want to use used parts on the brakes,...

You do not want to use used parts on the brakes, unless the parts have been renewed. New rotors are a must as they tend to be to thin to turn and reuse. Calipers can be reused, but all rubber should...
10-10-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By Jagfixer

As I worked on these Es thru the years, I was...

As I worked on these Es thru the years, I was able to know which ones I could use on a daily basis. I was 6'3" and found the windscreen was right at eye level. The later E-Type V-12 was some...
10-04-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Jagfixer

Seems some used the 90W in the overdrive unit,...

Seems some used the 90W in the overdrive unit, which caused the to explode. The Laycock tranny used lighter oil from early 40s thru the 60s. Did not look but the E
XKE may use something different....
08-25-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jagfixer

There is a vented line as these tanks are prone...

There is a vented line as these tanks are prone to collapse by vacuum. Check all your hoses to the tank from the filler to the evap system.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-27-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,837
Posted By Jagfixer

The liners are glued in. There are liner holders...

The liners are glued in. There are liner holders to keep them in place while doing piston work. Proper work is to replace liners and pistons as a set. Be careful of the rear seal area as the block...
05-29-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jagfixer

A 3/8" drive air wrench works too. As the wrench...

A 3/8" drive air wrench works too. As the wrench impacts the soaked bolt and moves it in micrometers rather than the manual force of a human hand on a socket or wrench which uses more continual force...
05-17-2016, 08:49 AM
05-03-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,666
Posted By Jagfixer

All Jaguar manuals have a sentence in the engine...

All Jaguar manuals have a sentence in the engine section on rebuilds. Paint engine block black. Black does remove the heat from the engine, used to be used in racing over the years until colors...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
04-19-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By Jagfixer

If it took that long to drain, check the drains.

If it took that long to drain, check the drains.
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