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06-24-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By primaz

I sent you a PM, my work was done about 3-4 years...

I sent you a PM, my work was done about 3-4 years ago and I have done other work with those shops and the prices are about the same. Jaguar owners sometimes think that their car is so unique you...
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06-23-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By primaz

Reverend Sam, You could try to rebody the...

Reverend Sam,

You could try to rebody the Jag on another chassis, I have had seen that done but that is NOT easy and I would not recommend that. You can upgrade the suspension, put a better more...
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06-22-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By primaz

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05-08-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

The new modern GM LS V8's is what has elevated...

The new modern GM LS V8's is what has elevated things to where a quality restomod or pro-touring cars are now selling more than numbers matching versions of those same cars. As Ungn said, "Street...
05-07-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

********************************** Your post...

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Your post #29 is where 80sRule said his X100 with 110K is in better shape than he bought it when it had 40,000 miles and it is still not worth squat. Your...
05-06-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

This post is NOT about the factory engine. All...

This post is NOT about the factory engine. All you are doing is creating negative sentiment about people whom are interested in talking about the LS V8 which is the only reason why there is any...
05-06-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

Andrew, Ungn, Tijoe, and Jon89 are all right as...

Andrew, Ungn, Tijoe, and Jon89 are all right as the do read and are following the point of this thread. On the other hand AJ16er, said it himself, "defending originality on Jaguar forum"; that is...
05-04-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

But that is a fully race prepared engine that...

But that is a fully race prepared engine that will easily cost over $30K if not more like over 50K. The LS can achieve the same power for pennies compared to that and it will be a streetable engine....
04-22-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

Yes an early Z with an LS are scary fast. For me...

Yes an early Z with an LS are scary fast. For me I am fortunate to have resources to build at Nissan Skyline as those are the one of the fastest 6 cylinder engines that will easily put down 700-1000...
04-22-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

It's never too late to buy a 240Z, while the...

It's never too late to buy a 240Z, while the prices are climbing, but if you are a DIY you can find some decent cars around the $12-20K range that with a little work will sell for a lot more. You...
04-20-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

An Austin Martin that was basically not driven...

An Austin Martin that was basically not driven with only 1100 miles for $40K is not showing increased value as the list price in 1997 for that car was $125K. The average DB7 with normal use is going...
04-17-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

I own a fleet of commercial vans all running GM...

I own a fleet of commercial vans all running GM LS engines and by far they are one of the most reliable powerplants. When you have employees whom drive the vehicle hard and it is hard to ensure they...
03-04-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By primaz

I carry this in my Jaguar ...

I carry this in my Jaguar
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01-29-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By primaz

Cool Jose, you should post more pictures of your...

Cool Jose, you should post more pictures of your car :)
01-26-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

I daily drive mine in California averaging about...

I daily drive mine in California averaging about 30,000 miles per year. For an XK8 / XKR and other later model Jaguar's, Andrew at Jaguar Specialties has great kits that make it easy for the DYI and...
01-26-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

The seats were from a Vaden Plas which required...

The seats were from a Vaden Plas which required them to be sectioned about 12" to fit as the rears were wider but the pattern of the stock was recreated as original, what we did though was to change...
01-25-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

Either LS variant would work fine in a Jaguar, I...

Either LS variant would work fine in a Jaguar, I just did this one because of the circumstances, it was a great deal that I could not pass up. The main difference is the truck intake is geared for...
01-25-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,933
Posted By primaz

thoughts from my experience

While my Jaguar is not an XK8/XKE/X100, my is a a 1963 Jaguar 3.8s and it has a modern LS1 5.3 that is mildly modified with around 400 HP. The car looks fairly stock on the outside but has upgraded...
08-02-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By primaz

Andrew is very helpful. I recommend getting a GM...

Andrew is very helpful. I recommend getting a GM LS engine as you can easily get much more reliable horsepower than the V12 and have all of the modern features of new cars. Do not get an old school...
07-23-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,516
Posted By primaz

I do think it is cool that with the right...

I do think it is cool that with the right customization that the Jag 6 can get decent power and I love any brand car be pushed to race levels. To me I do not think he is purposely letting the...
06-28-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By primaz

That is the restomod MK2 by Callum the original...

That is the restomod MK2 by Callum the original designer of the MK2 Jag. I believe the first one was a 6 cylinder but now they are running a 4.3 Liter Jag V8. Having built my 3.8s Jaguar restomod...
06-25-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By primaz

I will NEVER buy anything from XK's

I purchased rubber door seals and they provided the wrong ones and would not honor their mistake. I highly recommend to use www.sngbarratt.com (http://www.sngbarratt.com) and just call them and they...
04-18-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By primaz

offset wheels

Pretty close Jon,

First of all wheels with custom offsets are generally three piece but sometimes popular setups are done with two piece wheels to save money in producing them. A multi-piece...
03-19-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,025
Posted By primaz

Thumbs up! Please do not assume this guy is the...

Thumbs up! Please do not assume this guy is the norm. Jaguar forums is one of the better online communities around. The reality is this is your car not there car and you do what you want to make...
03-12-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By primaz

You need to post pictures of those tail lights at...

You need to post pictures of those tail lights at night with and without the brake pedal pressed down. How many did you make? I'd love to see how they look at night, and how much will you sell them...
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