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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-03-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Spikepaga

Those of you who have refinished your own wood...

Gents;

The vent piece was de laminating in my 1995 car and I decided to try and repair it. It was very challenging but after several attempts and stripping of what I had done, something pseudo...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-25-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By Spikepaga

Everything is pretty straightforward in the...

Everything is pretty straightforward in the AJ16s. I am tempted to say that the condition of the exterior and interior is more critical.......If a high mileage car looks like its showroom new...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By Doug

Speaking broadly I think on-the-road camaraderie...

Speaking broadly I think on-the-road camaraderie has declined over the years. The 'cool old car' wave....and 'yours, too' return wave.... seems to be a rarer thing these days. And complimenting...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By Spikepaga

The only cars (not people) I have actual contempt...

The only cars (not people) I have actual contempt for are the current line of Jaguar SUVs and sedans which all look like Toyota-Lexus creations to me, and I have a hard time recognizing . Jaguars...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-19-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By icsamerica

yesterday was a great day in an XJS (LT engine)

I sell a lot of parts and thus meet a lot of people. Yesterday a chap turned up with a nice XJS convertible. He's has it for a long time and wore out the AJ16 at about 155k. In place he installed a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-02-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,313
Posted By pdupler

I've been participating in local car shows and...

I've been participating in local car shows and cruise night events for 30 years and I have become burned out on "muscle cars" and "hot rods". I have my 69 Corvette and I'll stop to look at other...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-29-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

It's definitely great he finally reviewed the...

It's definitely great he finally reviewed the XJS, I agree. But his review definitely had an editorial stance planned from the beginning, and he wasn't going to deviate. That thick wad of receipts he...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-29-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,313
Posted By ronbros

Gotcha ; Doug,, my own daughter had a 91 Miata,...

Gotcha ; Doug,, my own daughter had a 91 Miata, and even today 4 cars later , she says the Miata was the most FUN car she ever had!! much thanks to Mazda/Japan!

she dont really care much about my...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-26-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,313
Posted By carsnplanes

I think the original poster felt comfortable...

I think the original poster felt comfortable enough to want to share something with what he thought were his Jag friends. Friends that would have stuck by him while deviating slightly from the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-24-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steve M

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/enthusiasts/the-’60...

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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-17-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,544
Posted By Doug

When I bought my XJS I was actually in the market...

When I bought my XJS I was actually in the market for a TR6....to sit alongside my XJ6 in the garage.

I hadn't warmed up to XJS styling at the time so it really wasn't even on my radar.

But,...
02-17-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,981
Posted By Doug

I've been visiting this thread on-and-off. ...

I've been visiting this thread on-and-off.







This brings me to something I've been meaning to mention. More specifically, I've meant to ask if the OP was an avid DIYer. If the question...
02-14-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,981
Posted By JRabbit

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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,602
Posted By Doug

You're right but, again, a "measured test" is...

You're right but, again, a "measured test" is only part of the story.




Well stated !
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-17-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,872
Posted By Brg XJS

I have the 4.0. Its more than fine. If one...

I have the 4.0. Its more than fine. If one likes the V12 more, great. Why can't they both be good?

The Ferrari example makes no sense. Why is the 6 cylinder about "economy?" It surely isn't...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-22-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By superchargedtr6

I can assure you that a 95 XJS with the 4.0...

I can assure you that a 95 XJS with the 4.0 inline 6 cylinder is VERY inexpensive to maintain, IF, you can do minor maintenance yourself. I am a Jaguar enthusiast. I currently own 5 Jaguars. 2 of...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
02-15-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,859
Posted By Roamer

Just got the other three mounted and went for a...

Just got the other three mounted and went for a 20 minute drive. Extremely smooth and quiet. Got her up to 90 mph.:icon_clapclap: Drove down the roughest road in my neighborhood and over some rough...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-12-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,597
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

Ah, Yellowstone. Wonderful place. Been there...

Ah, Yellowstone. Wonderful place. Been there several times, as I have relatives in Montana, but never got down to the Big Titties. Yellowstone is lovely. My favourite part is perhaps the Lamar Valley...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-26-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,756
Posted By Forcedair1

Oh, man (the XKR) is nice but not a V12? ...

Oh, man (the XKR) is nice but not a V12?

Wow, interesting perspective. Would this be in regards to the V12s superior acceleration, or the V12 superior gas mileage, or just the V12 superior...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-17-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,756
Posted By ronbros

my take on OP question; nobody NEEDS a 12...

my take on OP question;

nobody NEEDS a 12 cylinder engine, but its talking about them gets attention,BS factor,bragging rights,etc.

6 cylinders will get you around town OK,simple dependable...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-17-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,756
Posted By ptjs1

Andreas, Both engines are great, but in...

Andreas,

Both engines are great, but in different ways.

If you JUST want an XJS and greater certainty on daily reliability, ease of maintenance, lower costs, then buy an AJ16-engined (post...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-16-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,756
Posted By Grant Francis

I am biased SERIOUSLY. A V12 or a 6 are...

I am biased SERIOUSLY.

A V12 or a 6 are STRONG engines.

Both are Alloy engines.

The V12 will be less maintained than a 6, its just the human factor.

The V12 will need HEAPS more catch...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
11-16-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,756
Posted By Doug

The V12 engine is more time consuming to repair...

The V12 engine is more time consuming to repair but can be quite reliable IF you take care of all the things that have been neglected and commit some time to keeping everything up-to-snuff.

The 6...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-21-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,929
Posted By Mac Allan

I think that is at the heart of the appeal of the...

I think that is at the heart of the appeal of the XJS.

New cars are always cool, until they aren't (sometimes very quickly). Either the rapid monetary depreciation or the... let's call it...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-19-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,929
Posted By Fraser Mitchell

Both cars were beautiful and elegant, but very...

Both cars were beautiful and elegant, but very badly made.The Stag's engine in particular was terrible. That reputation for poor quality has continued to damn these cars.Of course the later XJS...
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