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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-08-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi v1rok Maybe your iPhone was able to pick...

Hi v1rok

Maybe your iPhone was able to pick up sounds that the human ear could not properly hear even if you were standing very near

So I'm tempted to say that overall, it all sounds very...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-29-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Shahar Its really not that easy as...

Hi Shahar

Its really not that easy as removing the Oil Cooler is a real 'Nightmare Job' and once you start there is no going back so decide if you're going to do this yourself or take it into a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-29-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By orangeblossom

Conspiracy Theory Hi Someday Could it be...

Conspiracy Theory
Hi Someday

Could it be that the Blades of the Fuel Pump Relay were not making proper contact, as can sometimes happen if the Blades are either too thin or may have got corroded...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-28-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Someday I doubt if you'll hear the Fuel...

Hi Someday

I doubt if you'll hear the Fuel Pump Run, unless you listen Very Carefully while someone else Turns the Ignition Key On and Off, as the Fuel Pump only works for about 3 Seconds, at...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-28-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Dimitar The Marelli Car has Two Coils: ...

Hi Dimitar

The Marelli Car has Two Coils:

Coil 'A' the Red One is the Lower Coil

Coil 'B' the Yellow One is the Upper Coil

Maybe you have got these connected the wrong way round?
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-28-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Crackerbuzz When I took the Fuel Tank out...

Hi Crackerbuzz

When I took the Fuel Tank out of my 95 Facelift, I didn't see any Rivet and when I put the Tank back, I sat it on a Sheet of very hard rubber

If you have a look at page 92 of my...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-25-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,126
Posted By orangeblossom

Braking Bad! Retro Fitting A 'Non ABS'...

Braking Bad!

Retro Fitting A 'Non ABS' Braking System
ABS is 'Marmite' it's either something that you Love or Hate and having had many major problems with the ABS on all my XJS's including losing...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-24-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Spike My Bad, I thought it was CPS (too...

Hi Spike

My Bad, I thought it was CPS (too many late nights!)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-23-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Timeisrelative OOOOH, that does look so...

Hi Timeisrelative

OOOOH, that does look so Temptingly like a Straight Swap

So tempted to get the Plastic out and buy one!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-23-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Grant Every time I look at a Photo of an...

Hi Grant

Every time I look at a Photo of an XK8 Brake Booster and Brake Pedal assembly, it looks like a straight swap over Bolt in for the ABS Master Cylinder Actuator

It also looks much neater...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-21-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,126
Posted By orangeblossom

'New Balls Please!' 'Cherry' Lives To Fight...

'New Balls Please!'

'Cherry' Lives To Fight Another Day!

After the disaster of the MOT where the ABS Accumulator was Spraying out Brake Fluid all over the Engine, due to a ruptured Bladder...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-20-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Greg You are probably right about picking...

Hi Greg

You are probably right about picking up exhaust heat, so I will check it again just as soon as I get the Brake Problem sorted out

Just off to pick up a New Black Ball from our Kit Car...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-17-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,126
Posted By orangeblossom

'Cherry Blossom' Passed Her MOT And Then I...

'Cherry Blossom' Passed Her MOT

And Then I Bought A Light Sabre!

The Good News is that 'Cherry Blossom' passed her MOT and then I bought a 'Light Sabre' which could come in useful for looking...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-16-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi esipp Have a look at this Thread and you...

Hi esipp

Have a look at this Thread and you will see the Fuse you are looking for right at the back of the Cage like 'Greg' has said and there may also be an In-Line Fuse (also shown which might...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,126
Posted By orangeblossom

Getting 'Cherry Blossom' Ready For Her MOT ...

Getting 'Cherry Blossom' Ready For Her MOT

And Already Paranoia Is Starting To Set In!

Owing to the blinking awful Weather we've been having in the (UK) as unbelievable as its sounds, we...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Lee So sorry to hear that but under those...

Hi Lee

So sorry to hear that but under those Circumstances, Gravity Bleeding could be the easiest way
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Lee Have you tried Gravity Bleeding?

Hi Lee

Have you tried Gravity Bleeding?
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Greg There was nothing about a Belt...

Hi Greg

There was nothing about a Belt Change mentioned in the Jaguar Service History, so it could well have been the Original Belt from when the Car was New for all I know, although She has done...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Greg All the Belts are 'V' Belts which...

Hi Greg

All the Belts are 'V' Belts which have the (Tractor Style Notching) to give them better grip, as opposed to the (Smooth Style) ones in your Photo

All except for the Alternator Belt...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Lee Some XJS Parts are much cheaper than...

Hi Lee

Some XJS Parts are much cheaper than those for an MGB

Fuel Pump for instance: XJS about 33

MGB about 100!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Lee When I uploaded the Photo above, all...

Hi Lee

When I uploaded the Photo above, all the Text disappeared!
but the Photo is of a Blocked Flexible Pipe from the Clutch of my MGB so might be worth Checking the Flexy Pipe to your XJS Slave...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,487
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Rivguy You are absolutely right, in...

Hi Rivguy

You are absolutely right, in unexpected situations like the one I recently encountered, you need to get to Safety as soon as you possibly can

So having signed up for a breakdown...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,487
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Kjopen Snap! ...

Hi Kjopen

Snap!

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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,487
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Carl I've gone for the 'Full Monty' with...

Hi Carl

I've gone for the 'Full Monty' with all the 'Optional Extras' and all the 'Bells and Whistles' none of which I am never intending to use but having the Engine Cut out like it did on such a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,487
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Kjopen Thank you for that, as it does...

Hi Kjopen

Thank you for that, as it does make me feel a lot better but all the same I'm hoping that I'll never have to use it, though this time as an aside from me

When I recently went to a...
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