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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Ezrider

i am running 18x8.5 on 28mm back spacing....

i am running 18x8.5 on 28mm back spacing. 245/40zr18 rear 235/40zr18 no clearance issues what so ever. will probably even go a bit wider on my tires on my next set.

i had to have these rims re...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-10-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By Grant Francis

With Doug on this. Been Magnecor for a very...

With Doug on this.

Been Magnecor for a very long time, but they have become greedy.

Bosch on the last one, and 7mm, as 8mm gets way too messy for my liking, and not really needed.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-08-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,691
Posted By Greg in France

Just tighten the loose one a touch; just up to...

Just tighten the loose one a touch; just up to "no play" and NO tighter.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-27-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Kriss Vector

Talking Red neck bumper renew

Hey Folks, I was talking to an old redneck mechanic from my town, about the dried out rubber bumpers on my 76 XJS, he looked at me spit his chew in the dirt and said Boy dont you ride a Harley? I...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-25-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Jagsandmgs

And another from the 80’s: ...

And another from the 80’s:

https://youtu.be/IJX05mJ8tz4
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-25-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Jagsandmgs

Jaguar XJ-S television commercial 1975

Not enough views on this one...

https://youtu.be/pdBXcW7WdXo
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-24-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 105,816
Posted By cafexjs

New Wood

Stripped replaced and refinished all the burled walnut veneers, and veneered the steering wheel - tricky!
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-22-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 105,816
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Her Ladyship's paint on the roof (which was...

Her Ladyship's paint on the roof (which was clouding over in parts) and boot (in particular) was showing signs of badly ageing, so I got the roof and boot resprayed. Boot not quite dark enough, but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-20-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By warrjon

Use a bit of Plasticine stick it to the end of...

Use a bit of Plasticine stick it to the end of the sensor. Clean the sensor first with IPA or Metho so it does not fall off. Insert the sensor and the Plasticine will compress measure the thickness
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Finally found a gap in my mechanics schedule! ...

Finally found a gap in my mechanics schedule!

Needed a hoist for this one.

IRS removed,

New pumpkin going in...
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By Timeisrelative

The shop called and they are going to rebuild it...

The shop called and they are going to rebuild it with all new Bosch parts, including a “premium” solenoid and brushes for $124.30. They didn’t have the one part, but will have it there tomorrow. They...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-28-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,924
Posted By Grant Francis

However, the biggest issue with the XJS is NOT...

However, the biggest issue with the XJS is NOT getting air INTO the engine bay, the factory design is more than capable of doing this. The "EXIT" air is the issue.

Main cause that I have found on...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-28-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,126
Posted By orangeblossom

Water Water Everywhere But Not A Drop To Drink ...

Water Water Everywhere But Not A Drop To Drink

All My XJS's Are Off The Road!

With the benefit of Hindsight 'Which is always a wonderful thing' I should never have bought myself as many XJS's...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Greg You missed your Vocation, that...

Hi Greg

You missed your Vocation, that diagram should be hanging on the Wall of the National Gallery or the Tate Modern along with the likes of people like Damien Hirst

Although the moment that...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-12-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,126
Posted By orangeblossom

Alternator Belt Snapped On The Highway From Hell...

Alternator Belt Snapped On The Highway From Hell And I Thought I Was Going To Die!

'Half Asleep In My XJS I Heard A Tap On The Window Which Frightened The Life Out Of Me'


50 Shades my Grey...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-01-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By smgdata

it went all together extremely easily. Not a...

it went all together extremely easily.
Not a single issue.
Makes me want to find some more NOS for the other side I already put in.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-13-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Crackerbuzz

Jaguar Starfish Wheel Colour

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For those that are interested.

These colours are a great match for the Starfish Domed Wheel.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-08-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi 51rover When I was fitting New Brake...

Hi 51rover

When I was fitting New Brake Pads, which although made by a well known manufacturer were really nothing special as far as the compound they were made from was concerned

I...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-20-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By EcbJag

That's part of the fuel vapour recovery system. I...

That's part of the fuel vapour recovery system. I just gutted this out of my car. It goes to the fuel vapour canister which is in front of the front left wheel. Theres some more info in the thread...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-27-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,026
Posted By Robman25

PM me if you go ahead and purchase the car, might...

PM me if you go ahead and purchase the car, might be able to help with insurance cost via a club contact.
Great looking car BTW.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-27-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,330
Posted By paulyling

Damn JT that sounds awesome! Now bare with me,...

Damn JT that sounds awesome! Now bare with me, remembering I am but a beginner, do you mean the little microswitch that sits there on the throttle disk? Once you reach a certain point on the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-24-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,691
Posted By texasscot

Just to round this off, here is a picture of the...

Just to round this off, here is a picture of the XJ-S 1990, with ABS, front hub seal information.
graham
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