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07-07-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By frankc

I can see why your tempted. It does appear a...

I can see why your tempted. It does appear a very nice car. But heed the warnings above. I call this situation "I want one eyes". There must be someone who owns an XK8 or XKR around where live...
07-01-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,373
Posted By frankc

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2014/08/2...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2014/08/20/americas-car-capital-will-soon-be-mexico/#7a86fed048ce
06-26-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By frankc

Good luck finding some. Been looking for 4+...

Good luck finding some. Been looking for 4+ years.

I settled for cream ones with my ivory trim.

The nearest I got to ones with the Jaguar logo on them were on this site Click Me...
06-20-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By frankc

Excellent tutorial. The only thing I would be...

Excellent tutorial. The only thing I would be unclear on is the bit where you say "Secure components and connectors mechanically". Are you talking about the little bits just soldered or the board...
06-15-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By frankc

Yep still here. Regarding your headlamps. Yes...

Yep still here. Regarding your headlamps. Yes they are certainly not very good. Like you mine on full beam did not warrant others on the road flashing me to tell me to dim.

Sometime ago I...
06-15-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By frankc

Still reading. The bulb issue with your...

Still reading. The bulb issue with your trunk/boot lights. Id bet money on a damaged wire in the loom that goes between the lid and the body of the car. It has to bend and flex each time the trunk...
06-15-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By frankc

Just had a quick read of your post. Good luck...

Just had a quick read of your post. Good luck with your new toy!

The glove box. Your not by any chance trying to open it with your green key are you? If you are try the black one or opening...
05-31-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By frankc

Here you go take a look at your ballast. Click...

Here you go take a look at your ballast. Click Me (https://www.jaguarforum.com/showthread.php?t=75123&p=1181282&viewfull=1#post1181282)

If you need further help just ask, or browse that topic. ...
05-18-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By frankc

I totally agree. To me, and I have my flame...

I totally agree. To me, and I have my flame proof suit on when I say this, K & N filters would be a waste of time, money and energy fitted to out cars.

As just mentioned first off upgrade your...
05-14-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By frankc

I had all these sorts of problems. Ended up...

I had all these sorts of problems. Ended up removing the CD player and striping it down. Have a read. Click Me To Read ...
05-14-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By frankc

I still think battery. No battery you can...

I still think battery. No battery you can borrow. Charge up and fit just to try?
05-14-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By frankc

Your making the right choice if your picking a...

Your making the right choice if your picking a X100. Though X150 owners may obviously disagree.

Currently the X100's are going up in value. I got mine about 5 years ago I cannot find one of my...
05-13-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By frankc

This is what I did with mine, cleared it with a...

This is what I did with mine, cleared it with a plastic zip tie. click me to read (https://www.jaguarforum.com/showthread.php?t=75123&p=748257&viewfull=1#post748257)
05-06-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,138
Posted By frankc

Probably I am bias but I prefer the X100. Love...

Probably I am bias but I prefer the X100. Love the style and grace. Always a head turner. Truly a classic car. Get one quick though as the price of them is rising fast. Go for the XKR too. If you...
05-06-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By frankc

As far as I understand it its the hoses that go...

As far as I understand it its the hoses that go not the pump. Usually above your head through the light in the middle. Have a read. Click Me ...
05-05-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,967
Posted By frankc

Whats a haggis? Sassenach! :icon_lol: There...

Whats a haggis? Sassenach! :icon_lol:

There are two versions. If you ever visit Scotland you may be invited to eat one. If you think that may be a possibility do not read this................
04-29-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By frankc

I could not adopt the position and take the photo...

I could not adopt the position and take the photo so I asked my girlfriend (I wish) to demonstrate my stretch position. Hook one foot over one side then remove the strut with the other hand. We...
04-28-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By frankc

To quote myself "Good idea about the blanket. I...

To quote myself "Good idea about the blanket. I have used one in the past to rest the hood on. My struts are strong enough to hold the hood with just one. As you say though you can remove one. Lower...
04-28-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By frankc

Well done you for taking it on. Quite a big...

Well done you for taking it on. Quite a big project even for a relatively small damage. Getting paint to match is an art. Bit like hanging doors. So easy to get wrong and you only really know...
04-24-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,677
Posted By frankc

I can see your point but your making a lot of...

I can see your point but your making a lot of assumptions. The low beams were originally HID. All I have done is put in more powerful HID's. The pattern or light throw is exactly the same. I have...
04-17-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,853
Posted By frankc

Hi Paddy. I had the same problem. Fiddled...

Hi Paddy. I had the same problem. Fiddled with stuff it went out and then 6 months later it came back again. But I think I have solved it. So the next time you get the 2 2 fault take a look at...
04-16-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By frankc

There are many fire proof mastics available. Why...

There are many fire proof mastics available. Why not just Google for them?

What fabric did you use for your new hood liner? The original is like very thin card? I can see why you want to...
04-10-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,657
Posted By frankc

Disconnect the battery and leave it overnight, or...

Disconnect the battery and leave it overnight, or just remove the positive terminal and touch the negative terminal with it (never been brave enough to try that myself). Reason? The car needs to...
03-29-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By frankc

I agree with the above. Sounds like your power...

I agree with the above. Sounds like your power steering is not working. Either the fuse has gone, as suggested, or the plug has come undone. You should be able to turn the steering wheel with one...
03-28-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By frankc

This is my "Grab Bag". A bag of stuff I always...

This is my "Grab Bag". A bag of stuff I always keep in the car. Click me to take a look (https://www.jaguarforum.com/showthread.php?t=75123&p=935776&viewfull=1#post935776) . It's one of those...
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