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Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By yeldogt

You can also get an ABS warning w/o having other...

You can also get an ABS warning w/o having other items affected ... it also will show the traction off as it uses the ABS for control. This can often be the board in the pump .. again ... often a...
Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,767
Posted By yeldogt

As I said above -- it's very intermittent on most...

As I said above -- it's very intermittent on most cars. You can go months without an issue ... it can come back ... and go away.

Diving the car could have given more life to the battery ... but,...
07-09-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By yeldogt

Noticed that I never reported on this. I...

Noticed that I never reported on this.

I used two of the cheap plastic putty knives that you can buy from home depot etc. The have a sharp edge. Use one and insert into side of emblem until it's...
11-26-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By yeldogt

It's something to understand as a weak point -...

It's something to understand as a weak point - that way you are looking at the pumps when any odd engine operation occurs. With the R having two -- can complicate things. You can test them. There...
11-17-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,667
Posted By yeldogt

At various times over the years I have been...

At various times over the years I have been offered and accepted deals on brands that I typically don't use ... a couple years ago two of my older MB's got sets of Kumho's. I was doing some work on...
10-12-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By yeldogt

This seems to be a refrain with many tires --...

This seems to be a refrain with many tires -- personally, I have not had the problem specific to the DSW. Being in the mid atlantic with all the rain (especially this year) and some snow -- I need...
10-04-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By yeldogt

Can confirm -- handles are the same. Received and...

Can confirm -- handles are the same. Received and installed this morning -- ordered the left rear LWB for $59 and installed in the driver door. My cable was fine -- simple changeout of the handle...
09-27-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By yeldogt

Alcantara/ ultrasuede while washable is not...

Alcantara/ ultrasuede while washable is not going to be all that easy to clean on a wheel .. and it does not give the abrasion resistance that you get from leather. It's tricky to work with ......
09-25-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By yeldogt

Well, its not obvious stuff .... because the...

Well, its not obvious stuff .... because the picture did not show the red stitching very well ... did see it when I looked again. Jaguar sold a matching wood steering wheel if you wanted to swap...
09-05-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By yeldogt

Can't explain -- have always found my Jaguar...

Can't explain -- have always found my Jaguar seats to be very comfortable ... Can't say I have ever had or heard any complaints. Bought my 1995 X300VDP new and two X308's 98VDP and 02 R new as well...
09-01-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By yeldogt

I bought a 1995 x300 VDP new -- it was special...

I bought a 1995 x300 VDP new -- it was special order. Flamenco w/ light cream interior -- stunning car. The 1995 VDP was standard length -- they did not have the LWB. IMO -- the original stying...
07-28-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By yeldogt

Airtex is not going to go to the trouble to cast...

Airtex is not going to go to the trouble to cast an inefficient vane design .. not going to happen. I also agree that the current color of any plastic used has no correlation to a pump problem form...
07-25-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,019
Posted By yeldogt

That is much more damage vs my wagon -- there is...

That is much more damage vs my wagon -- there is no question about it being totaled. My MB's hood was damaged .. but the hinges Ok. Both of my fenders OK . Had no welded structural damage. I got...
07-05-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By yeldogt

My numbers come from the x308 training book ......

My numbers come from the x308 training book ... the earlier S6 x300 engine had different values.

If the coolant temp drops when the fans go to high ... you have nothing to worry about.
07-04-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By yeldogt

Yes -- you have the sport ..so you don't have...

Yes -- you have the sport ..so you don't have the second electric pump. While the two systems (R's intercooler) are separated by fluid principles -- they use the same coolant capacity. The...
07-03-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By yeldogt

Your system is working as it should: the fans...

Your system is working as it should: the fans come on at 203 (slow) and will go back off if the temp drops to 194 .....should the temps continue to rise above the 203 they will not switch to high...
06-08-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By yeldogt

I ordered a full set from an online dealer --...

I ordered a full set from an online dealer -- Have another waiting to do my second R
06-07-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By yeldogt

Just be careful -- give them a twist and wiggle. ...

Just be careful -- give them a twist and wiggle. Take note of how they go on the tank -- many put them back incorrectly. The upper goes to the overflow.

Also -- the plastic can get brittle. ...
06-02-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,359
Posted By yeldogt

did you read my post #24?

did you read my post #24?
05-30-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 30,202
Posted By yeldogt

Did you order the part? ... I believe it's...

Did you order the part? ... I believe it's specific to a particular model. I remember getting the wrong part the first time I ordered a set. The later XJR's had a 90 degree rubber hose attached. ...
05-24-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,422
Posted By yeldogt

If a seal is leaking -- you are going to see a...

If a seal is leaking -- you are going to see a greater leak with synthetic oils because when the surfaces cool and contract the synthetic oil will still be thin enough to sneak by ... conventional...
05-22-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By yeldogt

Relative .... in a track situation the rotors are...

Relative .... in a track situation the rotors are always working at the limits .. this is not the case with passenger cars. A well designed system (large enough for the mass of the car) in a...
05-13-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By yeldogt

Have not searched recently ... but historically...

Have not searched recently ... but historically there were not many aftermarket wheels that fit Jaguars. In my area wire wheels were popular for the X308/ XK8. The dealers would switch them out for...
05-11-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By yeldogt

I used a set of stock XK8's on my x300 VDP .....

I used a set of stock XK8's on my x300 VDP .. keeping the originals for winter tires. When I got my 98 VDP I used the XK8's as winter -- same when I moved to my 02 XJR. Any of the various wheels on...
05-02-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By yeldogt

With age and dirt those connections become more...

With age and dirt those connections become more difficult to remove -- I remember having to remove the assembly in order to get access and a good grip to separate.

The whole job while not...
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