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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-06-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By GGG

70 Views but 0 Replies as I write. I've...

70 Views but 0 Replies as I write.

I've moved your question from General Tech Help to XJS forum. If anyone has the answer, members here with the same model will be able to help.

Graham
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-24-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,172
Posted By Grant Francis

V12 cooling system maintaining

Seeing many threads about engine temps etc.

So, I wrote this paper on what I have done, and still do, to get this area back to spec as best as possible.

I will ask GGG to "sticky" it for ease...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,989
Posted By leo_denmark

I would never consider changing this hose ‘just...

I would never consider changing this hose ‘just for fun’ unless I had the engine out for some other purpose. Think about it. The risk is that you damage the evaporator outlet and thereby really gets...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-27-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,989
Posted By Greg in France

Mac here is my suggestion: If that is the...

Mac
here is my suggestion: If that is the trigger wire carrying 12v, then it runs along the bottom of the V from the bulkhead end. Go and look there and you should find it, make a good joint and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-26-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,989
Posted By Jagboi64

There are 2 types, the earlier cars had a...

There are 2 types, the earlier cars had a superheat switch, the later ones have the pressure switch. Who knows what the replacement has! It does ground through the switch, an issue I have had is the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By LuvmyXJS'

Thumbs up I think the XJS had a heavy burden following the...

I think the XJS had a heavy burden following the E-type. The E originated from a time when smog and safety considerations were pretty much non existent. On top of this Jaguar with it's limited...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-21-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,170
Posted By ptjs1

Tibbetts, As you say that the hood is...

Tibbetts,

As you say that the hood is operating correctly, then the problem doesn't lie with the handbrake switch. The problem must lie in the relays, window motors, wiring to the motors or...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-17-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

This is a good read regarding the design process...

This is a good read regarding the design process of the XJS. It looks like the initial design was for a sharp-nosed car with pop-up headlights, but US bumper and light restrictions meant a radical...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-16-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By AJ16er

Am I the only one who prefers the original quad...

Am I the only one who prefers the original quad headlamps and corner tail lights?
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By mghirsch

You could try these. I think they're neat. ...

You could try these. I think they're neat.
https://www.amazon.com/Shrink-Solder-Sleeve-Crimpless-Connectors/dp/B01M1032A7
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Grant Francis

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/640x400/narva_solder_joiners_2f48849337a4403121ce0e04d2929e7b8c5d4632.jpg
These are the Narva Solder Butt Joiners.

Red = 3mm wire
Blue...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-13-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Greg in France

XJS Factory development article

Guys
This is absolutely fascinating. It is all about aspects of developing and testing the XJS before its launch, written by one of the men who actually did the work. Just come across it, a must...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-08-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,446
Posted By Grant Francis

Thoughts in some sort of order as coffee sorts...

Thoughts in some sort of order as coffee sorts the cells.

1) Maybe your car WAS a Marelli car, and someone has converted it to Lucas, there was a LOT of that going on a good few years back, and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-05-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By BradsCat

New belts

Today I installed new belts on my car. Whew!!! What a job, however at the end of the day other than a sore back and some skinned knuckles all is well. Belts are all in the right grooves and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-04-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Daim

In my opinion(!) the Marelli ignition is probably...

In my opinion(!) the Marelli ignition is probably the best you can get for a V12 engine before you go distributorless. No parts which can rust tight or seize. Sure, there have been a few fires but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-27-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Steve M

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1024x689/police_730d76ef80493a82dbf8384427f011f8a278cabd.jpg
This works quite well:
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-26-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Greg in France

I honestly think you are being a little...

I honestly think you are being a little unreasonable. The car is a relatively low-volume supercar of its day. It is a late 1960s/early 1970s design. Your car had been under used and neglected for a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-25-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By JigJag

wow. The irony of you suggesting someone...

wow.

The irony of you suggesting someone not buy an XJS.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By ptjs1

Mac Allan, I agree with Greg re. the colour....

Mac Allan,

I agree with Greg re. the colour.

A basic fluid and filter change is fairly easy. However, for me the bigger issue is that if you just drop the sump, you'll only get out less than...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,472
Posted By JigJag

When my SO is having trouble selling a vintage...

When my SO is having trouble selling a vintage piece that she knows is an excellent offer for her price she will sometimes double the price to get it to sell. I know. People are strange.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-21-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By JigJag

F ...

F
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/f400c613_2eab_4684_b199_149d3f34969b_dfd72e1835e4a43c557c3bbf31dae0c7f2391dad.jpeg
dead center.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-20-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Greg in France

B & M adjustable modulator a great idea, you can...

B & M adjustable modulator a great idea, you can adjust the change points to your liking.
If the fluid is bright clear red you do not need to change it. The fluid change is easy enough to do, but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-19-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By ptjs1

John, I've owned both and apart from the...

John,

I've owned both and apart from the "Jaguarness" in the firm yet compliant ride, they are completely different animals.I wouldn't even try and compare them.

The XJ8 is a truly great car...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-16-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Wait, we now have to "Like" posts like some...

Wait, we now have to "Like" posts like some low-class Instafacegrambook influencer, rather than Thanking people for posts like civilised people?
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-12-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By EcbJag

The Flux Capacitor has been mended! :D One...

The Flux Capacitor has been mended! :D

One of the securing clips from the pillar gauges fell off and got jammed in the Speedo. What are the chances right?
...
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