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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Today, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Bez74

Hello again As per the below pictures - sump...

Hello again

As per the below pictures - sump tank is bolted to the two ears that is part of the battery holder (top 2 bolts).

Battery tray can stay in to remove the sump as mentioned above
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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Bez74

Just another thought from me When I reattach...

Just another thought from me

When I reattach the main tank to the sump tank - I am going to install an isolation valve between the two.

From what I have thought through
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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-13-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Bez74

Hello v1rok Strangely enough - just did this...

Hello v1rok

Strangely enough - just did this yesterday

To remove the spout - I placed a screw driver down the pipe and levered up - the tabs you see in the photo's let it only be installed in...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-21-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Bez74

Thanks for the video - before you throw it back...

Thanks for the video - before you throw it back in - might pay to poke a screw driver around in this skutle area. This is another prone to rust area. Also very hard to repair properly - it is one of...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-19-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By Bez74

Hello Nudge Being an Australian - it is on...

Hello Nudge

Being an Australian - it is on the left hand side - tucked in behind the glove box.

In regards to the picture below - please note that what I have labelled as circuit breakers are...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Bez74

On the below photo - taken from one of your...

On the below photo - taken from one of your previous posts - you will see the end of a steel line underneath your brake booster that has been blanked off. This is the spot where the return line heads...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Bez74

It is not - the fuel return line normally at the...

It is not - the fuel return line normally at the bottom left hand side of the fuel tank. On my photo - got blue tape on it.

Return lines are not required for a carby driven motor unless you go...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Bez74

With the original fuel tank - there was a...

With the original fuel tank - there was a conglomerate (3 off) of hose adapters on the top right hand side of the fuel tank, these went to a fuel separator tucked behind the C pillar in the boot....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Bez74

Bottom picture is the charcoal canister as Warren...

Bottom picture is the charcoal canister as Warren has said - on my Australian - left hand side fender in front of the wheel.

Is the other picture found in the same place other than on the right...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By Bez74

Hello Texknight The best opinion I can give...

Hello Texknight

The best opinion I can give to new owners on the XJS is to start reading this forum from page 220 through to page 1. A lot of question regarding reliability and life span has been...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,487
Posted By Bez74

Usually they tie the steering wheel for extra...

Usually they tie the steering wheel for extra security so they don't only rely on the lock.

Some day Some day - I have not seen that type of flat bed truck before, we have tilt trucks which are...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 105,816
Posted By Bez74

That is a real nice car Padre - even down to the...

That is a real nice car Padre - even down to the plastic under your feet

Cheers
Steve
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Bez74

I agree with Cracker, it suits the original lines...

I agree with Cracker, it suits the original lines great

Cheers
Steve
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,369
Posted By Bez74

Hello Ron I'm only a young bloke so I hope...

Hello Ron

I'm only a young bloke so I hope I am around in 30 to 40 years.

My father always said that he would have to live until he is 120 to get all his projects complete - he is now in his...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Bez74

Yours wins the prize over mine Another place...

Yours wins the prize over mine

Another place mine was rusted was the area where the clutch would be in a manual car (near the centre hump)

Have you put it on ramps and had a good look...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,487
Posted By Bez74

If you care about your car - then yes - if not -...

If you care about your car - then yes - if not - then leave it on the side of the road.

Here - you really have to only use it once every now and then and it pays for itself


Years ago I had an...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,369
Posted By Bez74

And will they still be around in 30 or 40 years,...

And will they still be around in 30 or 40 years, with their computers deciding they have reached retirement and no replacements available

For a small runaround town car - give me a Korean or...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-29-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bez74

Have you thought about removing the bumpers and...

Have you thought about removing the bumpers and installing a fibreglass front, rear bumper.

You have a very nice XJS - but the bumpers detract from it in my opinion

Cheers
Steve
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-26-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Bez74

Hello Darren Just did both my tail lights. ...

Hello Darren

Just did both my tail lights.

Went to my local Bunnings store and purchased
Double sided tape - commercial automotive mounting tape - water proof and high heat resistance...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-23-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Bez74

Hello Andrew Bit off topic If you...

Hello Andrew

Bit off topic

If you haven't already reinstated your door panel - might pay to have a quick look at your central locking motor.

Mine would lock - but not unlock - turned out the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Bez74

Hello 84jag My advice - concentrate on the...

Hello 84jag

My advice - concentrate on the motor before moving onto the other areas of the car. Since it has not started for 12 years and I'm presuming you do not know the history of her, treat...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-12-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Bez74

Hello J_C_R As we are all aware - we are...

Hello J_C_R

As we are all aware - we are suppose to purchase a vehicle that is rust free.

I did not follow that rule - based on the fact I wanted and early model XJS. I like the black vinyl...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-05-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By Bez74

Hello Greg Thank you for the diagram...

Hello Greg

Thank you for the diagram attached - another previous owner issue where tacho wires were removed.

Will be able to re-wire again and then tick another one off the list

Cheers
Steve
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-03-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,332
Posted By Bez74

Hello Kam This is coming from a non-jaguar...

Hello Kam

This is coming from a non-jaguar background - but I have had several seized engines over the years.

Remove the spark plugs as per above and I used plan old diesel down the cylinders...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-29-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Bez74

Hello Segfault Might be completely wrong here -...

Hello Segfault
Might be completely wrong here - but they should all be the same type of screws, they are on my 1980 originally. I think according to below - they were as well
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