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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-30-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,284
Posted By Ezrider

lol by the end of the event i was running pretty...

lol by the end of the event i was running pretty solidly mid pack. for a car that's not built specifically for the event and being the 3rd oldest car there and 2nd oldest by design. (by 1993 the jag...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-16-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By v1rok

Thank you, Grant. Some of the things you...

Thank you, Grant.

Some of the things you mentioned were done/checked. I cleaned throttle butterflies and gapped them properly. I changed spark plugs and gapped them. I tinkered with TPS voltage...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-16-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By leep123

Hi Steve and thanks for raising this. I know...

Hi Steve and thanks for raising this.

I know that second hand parts (and some new ones) are cheaper in the US than the UK and have picked up a few bargains over the years. I rely on collecting...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Keesh

At the end of 2017 I bought a XJS convertible...

At the end of 2017 I bought a XJS convertible celebration in Florida for €9000,- and shipped to the Netherlands. Shipping costs and transport €950,-
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Daim

Just as a comparison... Top notch XJ-S...

Just as a comparison...

Top notch XJ-S models are sold from the US to DE with shipping etc. for around EUR 7000 and are sold here for >15000...

Just so you know...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Segfault

The shipping cost has tripled in 20 years or so....

The shipping cost has tripled in 20 years or so. It was $800 back in nineties and last year my car was sent over from EU, cost me over $2k.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-13-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By warrjon

So pin 20 from the ECU only has 4-5volts on it,...

So pin 20 from the ECU only has 4-5volts on it, is that correct?

Piano shaped ECU that's the MK3 which only turns the heater tap off on full cold.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-11-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By dborthwick

What are the odds? 6.0L V12...

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2 X 1994 6.0L V12 in BRG... In the same place, at the same time...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By JaguarSpecialties

First Drive- XJSC LS1/6-speed Manual Trans Conversion - WOW!!

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So a few months back I posted a first update on a project we are working...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,148
Posted By Grant Francis

The pressure tank inside the engine bay on a HE...

The pressure tank inside the engine bay on a HE is designed to be FULL, and the excess is pushed TO the atmospheric tank, and then redrawn to the pressure tank as the system cools, and that applies...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-30-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,148
Posted By Greg in France

Following on from Grant's points, this is what I...

Following on from Grant's points, this is what I did, inspired by his pioneering work, and the absence of OEM parts to replace the worn out originals. Now the thing is filled from the header tank,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-28-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,148
Posted By Grant Francis

Welcome to the Forums, and when teh Jag is sorted...

Welcome to the Forums, and when teh Jag is sorted a tad, please do an Intro in the New Members Area, keeps the "boss" happy.

That cooling system needs a SERIOUS clean out. By that I mean radiator...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-21-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,573
Posted By orangeblossom

50 Shades Won't Start! But Will She Now? ...

50 Shades Won't Start!

But Will She Now?

Having now fitted the CPS (Crank Position Sensor) with just a little (OK a Lot!) of help from the GF, it was getting really near to the last throw of...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-17-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi VancouverXJ6 Can't see any damage to the...

Hi VancouverXJ6

Can't see any damage to the Wire or even the Sensor, so maybe its just packed up

New one arriving tomorrow with a new Water Temperature Sensor
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 158,573
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Steve Within a Nano Second of reading...

Hi Steve

Within a Nano Second of reading that 'Chrystal' popped into my head

But choosing a name for a Car is a personal thing, a bit like choosing a Tie even though I can't remember the last...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,431
Posted By Doug

All the ECUs....feedback type or non-feedback...

All the ECUs....feedback type or non-feedback type..... automatically adjust A/F ratio in accordance with the inputs: the pressure sensor, TPS, air and coolant temp sensors, etc. The O2 sensors are...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,431
Posted By Doug

That's about as good as it gets for around-town...

That's about as good as it gets for around-town driving




I don't think it's a matter of the O2 sensors not functioning/being inoperative. I think it's a matter of the sensors being flakey;...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-14-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,431
Posted By Doug

Wow, old thread! As it so happens my present...

Wow, old thread!

As it so happens my present day V12 Jag developed that oscillating/rolling idle a few months ago. It was just the same as years and years ago on my previous V12: a slight but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-14-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,431
Posted By VancouverXJ6

I can add that the idle pulsing etc, and even...

I can add that the idle pulsing etc, and even momentary drop in idle upon acceleration has been O2 related every time on my car, the later ECUs just need that input or it doesn't run quite as nicely....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-14-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By BradsCat

Ahh, the what's worth dilemma. Unfortunately...

Ahh, the what's worth dilemma.
Unfortunately like most super cars they don't hold value well. for example I was watching Barrett Jackson yesterday and saw a Ferrari that when new was over $240K...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-13-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By orangeblossom

XJS Review May 11th 2019

This is one of those Reviews that I found a pleasure to Watch and this is The Six Cylinder XJS

Six Cylinder XJS Review and Test Drive
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-12-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,188
Posted By petemohr

XJS redesign video

- not mine

https://youtu.be/T2wVywseAb0
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-07-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,544
Posted By Brewtech

Amazing!!!

Amazing!!!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-30-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By Grant Francis

Well done Greg, AT BLOODY LAST. Time for a...

Well done Greg, AT BLOODY LAST.

Time for a beer or 3.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-30-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By warrjon

I would second that Greg. I've had the poly six...

I would second that Greg. I've had the poly six shot for 6 years now and they do sharpen up the steering.

I have also just fitted poly in the small raduis arm bush on advice from Norm. Mine were...
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