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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mac Allan

OB, You might check with the provider of...

OB,

You might check with the provider of your car insurance and see if they offer it as an add-on option. Sometimes that can be much cheaper.

Cheers
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,924
Posted By Mac Allan

I didn't find any mud there when I opened it up...

I didn't find any mud there when I opened it up for service, so I'm curious to what is different in our experience. Travel on unpaved roads?
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,924
Posted By Mac Allan

Can I suggest another way to look at the problem?...

Can I suggest another way to look at the problem?

The tube might indeed be clogged, but that is ignoring the elephant in the engine bay -- "the time it got too hot". The system, as designed,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,924
Posted By Mac Allan

No worries, I just wanted you to have the benefit...

No worries, I just wanted you to have the benefit of hard lessons learned by others here. The cost of the re-core was about equal to the least expensive aluminum radiator available on eBay, which...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,924
Posted By Mac Allan

Well, I can only pass on what I learned when I...

Well, I can only pass on what I learned when I had to address the cooling system, but feel free to ignore if you like.

First, you may find that many (most?) aluminum radiators claiming to fit the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,924
Posted By Mac Allan

If I may, I would strongly suggest that the...

If I may, I would strongly suggest that the *last* thing you should be focusing on is redesigning the cooling the system.

Your car is close to 30 years old, and unless you got from all previous...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-17-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By Mac Allan

Even though they are obviously pulled from the...

Even though they are obviously pulled from the same original parts bin, I would say they are unlikely to have the same part numbers, as the Jeep mirrors would have an AMC part number.

Also if I...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-16-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Mac Allan

Did just that. Thanks for the tip!

Did just that.

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-16-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Mac Allan

The 10 mins and won't restart until cold are your...

The 10 mins and won't restart until cold are your important clues. In other words, it's likely temperature related.

It could be a damaged or failed sensor that goes open circuit when hot.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-13-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Mac Allan

Thanks for posting that Greg. Whenever I get...

Thanks for posting that Greg.

Whenever I get mad or puzzled by the XJ-S, I shift my thinking to how it came about, what was going on in the UK at the time, how small Jaguar was as company by...
05-10-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Mac Allan

Apologies, but the fobs went to the first...

Apologies, but the fobs went to the first individual to speak up. I may have some other X300 items in the garage and if I come across them, I'll be happy to let you all know.

Cheers
05-09-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Mac Allan

Key Fobs Free to Good Home

Hi All,

I sold our '95 VDP last year, but I found two X300 key fobs in a drawer. I assume they were there because they either didn't work or need batteries.

If anyone would like these as either...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-04-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 720
Posted By Mac Allan

Alex, There is a Quest TV show called Goblin...

Alex,

There is a Quest TV show called Goblin Works, and you might want to watch the MGB episode. They converted a 'Big Rubber Nosed' B and converted it into a speedster.

May give you some...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-29-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 720
Posted By Mac Allan

Good idea as long as it's stuck in either reserve...

Good idea as long as it's stuck in either reserve or a gear that is in the direction of the exit. Take the spark plugs out and get some lubrication in the cylinders (which you'll need to do anyway)....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-23-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Mac Allan

This is a good source for fuel lines: ...

This is a good source for fuel lines:

https://jaguarfuelinjectorservice.com/

He will do a complete rebuild of your fuel rail/injectors including ultrasonic cleaning of the injectors for $475.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-20-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By Mac Allan

I'm looking forward to hearing from you how the...

I'm looking forward to hearing from you how the 3.54 works out. I think for a lot of 'real world' driving it could be a big upgrade in sportiness. When I used the XJ-S to drive down to Southern...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-19-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Mac Allan

I own both, and will echo what Paul stated. ...

I own both, and will echo what Paul stated.

They are so different, it is hard to compare them. The XJ-S is a very late 60's car at heart from a company with great engineers, but dwindling...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-17-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By Mac Allan

https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2...

https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/04/04/beautiful-brits-to-buy-sell-hold
04-16-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By Mac Allan

Here is a solid vote in favor of THANKS and a...

Here is a solid vote in favor of THANKS and a thumps down to LIKE.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-11-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Mac Allan

Check this thread from earlier today (similar...

Check this thread from earlier today (similar issue):

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xjs-x27-32/1987-xjs-engine-won%C2%92t-crank-216266/
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-10-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By Mac Allan

He's getting on in years so if you want his...

He's getting on in years so if you want his expertise and modifications, sooner might be better than later.

Cheers
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-24-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,215
Posted By Mac Allan

I haven't had a chance to take a nice shot of the...

I haven't had a chance to take a nice shot of the whole car, but I just posted a couple of shots of the front and back to show the bumper modification in another thread which you can see here:
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-24-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Mac Allan

Here are a couple of photos of the bumpers after...

Here are a couple of photos of the bumpers after modification

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5260_3236f4bdcd39f61346c30749b6ff945382283ea1.jpg...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-24-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Mac Allan

There is an "free" alternative to get the Euro...

There is an "free" alternative to get the Euro bumper look, and it is partially outlined in this thread:

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xjs-x27-32/non-5-mph-bumpers-41995/?referrerid=110312
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-24-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,215
Posted By Mac Allan

I realized I needed to give this thread an...

I realized I needed to give this thread an update.

I tried to see if I could buff and polish the beast into presentable condition, and was successful to a point that I could have declared it was...
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