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Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-20-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Lawrence

Sometimes noises like this are from something...

Sometimes noises like this are from something like a bit of loose wire you've picked up which has wrapped itself around a moving part, (drive shaft etc) - you probably checked that already though,...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-20-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 834
Posted By Lawrence

In addition to what Ren advised, there are a...

In addition to what Ren advised, there are a couple of other things you can check regarding fuel delivery.

When you turn on the ignition, can you hear the fuel pump run? It should prime for a...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-19-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Lawrence

Apparently the RC9YCC's are "new old stock" Don -...

Apparently the RC9YCC's are "new old stock" Don - from this supplier

https://www.gsparkplug.com/

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-17-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Lawrence

Don't go by the year, the only reliable way to...

Don't go by the year, the only reliable way to check parts compatibility is by the VIN -

There is a changeover in rear shocks on the late models, I believe it is from VIN # 696460 - these late...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-17-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Lawrence

Well I chickened out, ordered the OEM Champion...

Well I chickened out, ordered the OEM Champion RC9YCC's from a guy in the UK - only 2 bucks shipping and I'm in no hurry, I'll get em next month ...:icon_neutral:

The reason I stuck with the...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-16-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Lawrence

Nick - my old crate has a few issues as I suppose...

Nick - my old crate has a few issues as I suppose all aging cars do, however, one thing I can say for sure about the gear changes - they are so smooth as to be almost imperceptible. CVT like!

I...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-15-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Lawrence

...or nip across the border and pick up some...

...or nip across the border and pick up some Motomaster ATF from Canadian Tire! :D

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-14-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Lawrence

So it would be easy to repair the leads by...

So it would be easy to repair the leads by soldering? ;)

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-13-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Lawrence

If the "hole" is right at the back of the head,...

If the "hole" is right at the back of the head, near the firewall, that could be the place where the hot water valve to the heater hose is fitted.

Too bad you can't take a pic with your phone or...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-12-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Lawrence

Hi - Fuel Fail 44 or FF23 are both codes for a...

Hi - Fuel Fail 44 or FF23 are both codes for a too rich condition - code flagged by oxygen sensor when ECU compensation is out of range.

Often temporary and caused by some other issue (vacuum...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-12-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Lawrence

On the 94MY it's located inside the passenger...

On the 94MY it's located inside the passenger fender (between left inner and outer skins)

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-08-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Lawrence

I don't have any numbers on my cam cover, but...

I don't have any numbers on my cam cover, but maybe these folks have a sense of what they mean?

https://www.youtube.com/embed/65FLP1ChetI


Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-07-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By Lawrence

Canadian cars do Jerry, headlights on all the...

Canadian cars do Jerry, headlights on all the time. Maybe the OP's car wants to immigrate? :icon_dopey:

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-06-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Lawrence

Ok - take the last six numbers of your vin and...

Ok - take the last six numbers of your vin and check out what you need here.

https://www.jaguarclassicparts.com/uk/jaguar-xj6-parts

then, when you have the part number you need, google it....
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-06-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Lawrence

Nothing weird about SAJH, pretty standard AFAIK -...

Nothing weird about SAJH, pretty standard AFAIK - you need to use a different decoder, e.g.

https://vincheck.me/jaguar/xj-series/

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-05-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Lawrence

If it REALLY is getting too much gas, maybe the...

If it REALLY is getting too much gas, maybe the fuel pressure regulator diaphragm has perished?

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-05-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Lawrence

Nick - did you look at Ren's thread on these...

Nick - did you look at Ren's thread on these steering wheels? He mounted one on his car a while back.

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xj40-xj81-25/momo-house-213487/

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-02-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Lawrence

I just noticed you said it was an '88 so you...

I just noticed you said it was an '88 so you probably DO have the valve.

Good idea to add model and VIN to your signature though ..

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-02-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Lawrence

What year is your car? Quite possible that you...

What year is your car? Quite possible that you car was not fitted with a hot water shut-off valve ...cars like this are often a bit hot :icon_verzsilly:

Some owners with the valve delete (guessing...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-02-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Lawrence

You could also re-do the surrounds, I've done a...

You could also re-do the surrounds, I've done a few, not difficult and surrounds are cheap, check eBay

edit: these look good, rubber not foam so should be better
...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
07-01-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Lawrence

Where did you read this? I'm not absolutely...

Where did you read this?
I'm not absolutely positive about it, but as I remember, my spare 4-litre AJ6 cylinder head is sitting in storage with the cams and valves still attached ...so I don't see...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-28-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,290
Posted By Lawrence

Amazon has them Larry

Amazon has them

Larry
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-28-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Lawrence

Pretty sure you don't need the distributor model...

Pretty sure you don't need the distributor model number to swap out the bits you're planning - you'd be better off getting the Jag part number which you can get here:
...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-26-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Lawrence

I can't think of anything back there that could...

I can't think of anything back there that could cause that noise when stationary except perhaps the fuel pump .. if it is indeed the pump, parts are quite inexpensive but unfortunately the tank does...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-22-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Lawrence

Always good to quote the VIN of the car in the...

Always good to quote the VIN of the car in the sig file..maybe you have a late reg 92 that is actually a 93MY?

Larry
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