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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-28-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Crackerbuzz

In addition to any advice that anyone is willing...

In addition to any advice that anyone is willing to offer, I do have a couple of questions about work to get done once the tank is out....
1. Is the rivet that supposedly rubs a hole in the tank...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-27-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Crackerbuzz

If I were near, I would buy it just for the...

If I were near, I would buy it just for the parts.

As you say Doug, seems a waste and that differential will wake up a V12 big time.

Just completed my diff swap and I couldn't be happier. It...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-20-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,772
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Just swapped my 2.88 out last week to the 3.54...

Just swapped my 2.88 out last week to the 3.54 LSD from a 3.6L XJS.

Very noticeable difference in acceleration. I am very happy with the result.

Took 20 hours of mechanic labour and it cost me...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Finally found a gap in my mechanics schedule! ...

Finally found a gap in my mechanics schedule!

Needed a hoist for this one.

IRS removed,

New pumpkin going in...
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Crackerbuzz

I agree with Grant, there will definitely be a...

I agree with Grant, there will definitely be a brand over there that matches the Dayco and the TT228.

If you get stuck let me know.

Craig
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Crackerbuzz

These are the other type Grant suggested I use...

These are the other type Grant suggested I use and they have been fantastically reliable. My temp sits under the "N" or on the "N" all the time, irrelevant of ambient.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Foundation Sans looks pretty close

Foundation Sans looks pretty close
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Check this out ...

Check this out

https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/jaguar/xf/6957/jag-s-xf-coup-gets-ready-to-roar-pictures
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Crackerbuzz

I like it. Still looks XJS and not over the top....

I like it. Still looks XJS and not over the top.

Good work
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,686
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Yes and the 2.88 diff doesn't help in the series...

Yes and the 2.88 diff doesn't help in the series 2 either

He is a twat
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Personally I think the E type is a little...

Personally I think the E type is a little over-rated and has been a little blown out of proportion. (Don't get me wrong, some of them can be damn nice)

I much prefer the D Type.

Now that I...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By Crackerbuzz

I think this post could go in all manner of...

I think this post could go in all manner of directions. I think E type owners own their cars for very different reasons than us.



:)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-21-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,065
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Chrome Vinyl from your local vehicle graphics...

Chrome Vinyl from your local vehicle graphics agent.

They will trace it out and can make stickers that look like the real thing.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-26-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Crackerbuzz

If its an HE 1982, then theoretically will be...

If its an HE 1982, then theoretically will be fine.

Keep in mind that if you are not mechanical or have no inclination for tinkering then probably not for you. It may require parts to get her back...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Haha... Nice Doug. Is that the XJS or the...

Haha... Nice Doug.

Is that the XJS or the XJ12?

That's exactly what I'm trying to replicate. These cars really need to be geared shorter as 300HP back in the 80's was huge but too subdued for...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Very nice car! If you have a "Fibrenew"...

Very nice car!

If you have a "Fibrenew" franchise n your area try them out if you aren't already aware of them. They fix that split in the leather in no time!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By Crackerbuzz

ronbros... running 3.73 gears and 25 inch...

ronbros...

running 3.73 gears and 25 inch tyres.

that must be brutal but awesome at the same time!!!

:)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-20-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Hi Daim, That is an option however small...

Hi Daim,

That is an option however small tyres on an XJS just look wrong!

Small tyres definitely make a noticeable improvement but wouldn't be enough to get what I want without looking really...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-20-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Doug, yes I remembered you said you were running...

Doug, yes I remembered you said you were running a 3.31

I am hoping to get pretty close with the 3.54 and tyres

In fact with the larger tyres it is almost identical. (Top gear 1:1)

2900 RPM...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-13-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Jaguar Starfish Wheel Colour

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For those that are interested.

These colours are a great match for the Starfish Domed Wheel.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-12-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Poor *******. 79mph in second. sounds...

Poor *******.

79mph in second.

sounds like a first world problem haha
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-07-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,127
Posted By Crackerbuzz

The V12 loves to be driven hard. I often sit on...

The V12 loves to be driven hard. I often sit on the open road in second gear and take it up to 4500 - 5000 rpm.

She loves it.

Luckily mine is "on song" at present and thoroughly enjoy it.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-16-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Crackerbuzz

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1605x1203/img_0093_a2bdf551ae984fe9a32797216ea338ceb8d3f571.jpg
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-03-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,890
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Haha! Nice work, at least a few beers were...

Haha!

Nice work, at least a few beers were consumed.

i think i will leave it at 0.35

running well enough now

thanks mate
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-02-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,890
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Hi Doug, No, but looks the same as the...

Hi Doug,

No, but looks the same as the original Lucas but with no markings. Does not seem to rotate quite as smoothly as the original but maybe age does that?

It runs through its voltage...
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