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07-11-2019, 12:15 PM
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Posted By 80sRule

9 years here; completely stock car. Exactly all...

9 years here; completely stock car. Exactly all of this. VERY quiet, but fits the character of the car, and easily addressable if you want to make it louder. Belt and internal-to-supercharger odd...
07-11-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Higgins

My 4.0 Xkr has also got an aluminium intake air...

My 4.0 Xkr has also got an aluminium intake air tube and an aftermarket air filter which give some nice intake sound. It also got a stainless steel exhaust system (Milltek) full cat back with only...
07-11-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By oldmots

I've been driving the XKR for 13 years and it has...

I've been driving the XKR for 13 years and it has a nice sound. The supercharger does whine, but only when using heavy throttle at high RPMs.

The whine is hard to describe, but industrial hair...
06-18-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By FRE801

RESOLVED!!!!

RESOLVED: Apparently, when the A/B Trip is depressed on start up the last digits of the Vehicle VIN will show up on the odometer. As my A/B on Tripometer was stuck in the pressed position this was...
06-06-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 54,079
Posted By rothwell

Replacing Thermostat Housing, Water Pump, Pulleys and Belt

Since the Thermostat housing developed a leak I decided to go ahead and do all the stuff that I would have easier access to. So I ordered

Thermostat Housing Assembly AJ89486 ...
05-26-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By michaelh

+1 Which chamber is the bullet in?

+1

Which chamber is the bullet in?
05-21-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Higgins

lfmerts, the front brakes I bought in a...

lfmerts,

the front brakes I bought in a complete front brake kit from Welsh with discs, callipers, sheilds and steel braided lines included.

Regards.
Higgins
05-20-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Jon89

I had to refurbish the alternator in my wife's...

I had to refurbish the alternator in my wife's 2006 XK8 last July. The best way to do that was to remove the radiator fan assembly as well as to drain the engine oil so I could remove the oil filter...
05-09-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 50,133
Posted By Tom Baker

What I've been working on today (for the past...

What I've been working on today (for the past month really) is learning how to use Fusion 360 to design and print a replacement to this piece of junk:
https://i.imgur.com/t6e4ziN.png

Chances are,...
05-05-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By DigitaL Dave

So the weather here on the east coast is warming...

So the weather here on the east coast is warming and my garage queen XK8 ... ( I call her pretentious ) , is ready for a spring drive .

I finally had the time to remove my recently purchased...
04-26-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By RaceDiagnostics

Paint spot repair

I did something really stupid a few weeks ago when doing my front chassis welding that resulted in this crack to the paintwork on the front wing just above the bumper.
...
04-06-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By RJ237

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1152x864/img_1018_c149fc7b3b961df0365d233f7ece8e3e1c7e505e.jpg...
04-01-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By bladerunner919

Battery problems

I have been having battery problems for ages on the XK8 and, as you know, when the voltage drops too low all sorts of odd things happen. I know that I need about 13 or 14 volts in the battery, but...
03-29-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By kstevusa

UPDATE NEW FRONT SPRINGS-- A/M (aftermarket) ...

UPDATE NEW FRONT SPRINGS-- A/M (aftermarket)
Completed install yesterday using the Remove Fender Liner Procedure. Much less problematic than the removal of the upper control arm at the rear bolt...
03-29-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Jon89

The throttle cable adjustment applies to the 4.2...

The throttle cable adjustment applies to the 4.2 as well. It brought my wife's 2006 XK8 back to full power a few years ago....
03-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,669
Posted By stu46h

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1120x2000/removing_crankshaft_bolt_8740de871d073dd69344aaced486ef01a0db4007.jpg
I am removing the crankshaft bolt. I braced the tool with...
02-22-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,087
Posted By rothwell

Apollo Wheel Refurbishing - A Rags to Riches Story

I think a proper start to this story would be with, nearly 4 years ago, Jandreu getting new wheels for his 2004 XK8...
02-02-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,887
Posted By LGfromBE

How I got it fixed.

I had exactly the same problem. The range of both my key fobs was 0.5m from the back window. I did check the key fobs, the antenna, the coax cable, the grounding on the roof, all connections… nothing...
12-30-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By dbtk44

Restoring ( sorta) a missing headlight lens

A while back I had the passenger-side headlight lens glass take a walk on my XK8, and unfortunately it was on a highway...and even more unfortunate, I didn't even realize it was gone till I was a...
10-24-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Jon89

Well done. Glad to hear that you resolved your...

Well done. Glad to hear that you resolved your issue with minimal expense....
10-10-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By motorcarman

Even when you remove the lower sump plate...

Even when you remove the lower sump plate (structural sump) there is still the upper plate that is the actual MAIN BEARING PLATE (bed plate). The plate and main bearing caps are all in one large part...
10-10-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By DevonDavid

Fmertz - I suspect that it would be impossible to...

Fmertz - I suspect that it would be impossible to get that information. It would also depend on where the car was marketed - high-sulphur fuels were not used everywhere.
However, it isn't unusual to...
08-09-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,697
Posted By Norri

Apparently you can change the fob frequency: ...

Apparently you can change the fob frequency:
https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/s-type-s-type-r-supercharged-v8-x200-15/s-type-key-fob-compatibility-130256/#post1136221
08-04-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By DigitaL Dave

Sensor came today , put it on , fired it up and...

Sensor came today , put it on , fired it up and she's purring like a kitten . Thanks again Fred ;-)

...
07-12-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 54,079
Posted By rothwell

Rear Shock Replacement

I am at about 89K miles now and decided it was time to replace the rear shocks and related bushings. Was not getting any clunks or shakes yet but was pretty sure that the foam rubber bushings had to...
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