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07-15-2019, 05:33 PM
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Posted By SleekJag12

Stu if the car goes to scrap may I please have...

Stu if the car goes to scrap may I please have the spoiler from the rear deck? :icon_lolsign:

Sounds like an incredible journey. Safe travels.
07-15-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By SleekJag12

Here it is Parker: ...

Here it is Parker:

https://www.automotivetouchup.com/touch-up-paint/jaguar/1996/all-models/
07-02-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By SleekJag12

It seems like a solid and heavy car like the XJ12...

It seems like a solid and heavy car like the XJ12 wouldnt tend to slip on a wet road, but it can. I remember a few occasions when my car got loose in wet weather. You never know where the rainwater...
07-01-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By SleekJag12

I loved your car Nick!

I am as crushed as the car, to hear about this.

What's most important is what you realized already: that the car gave up its life for you.

I was naiively hoping you just sold it when I saw the...
06-27-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By SleekJag12

Oddly, the most likely location of a leak is the...

Oddly, the most likely location of a leak is the valve itself, particularly the high side valve. Ball valves are known to be less reliable than Schraeder valves. They are easy to replace, but the...
06-26-2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,750
Posted By SleekJag12

Yes Ron the last gen V12 was updated using Ford's...

Yes Ron the last gen V12 was updated using Ford's money and tech to get the 305 OBDII compliant. That included the ignition system rework, cooling system changes, intake air control changes and...
06-25-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By SleekJag12

The ports used in the x300 are GM style ball...

The ports used in the x300 are GM style ball valve ports, used on literally hundreds of millions of GM cars and trucks. Any recharge kit that lists a lot of older R134 GM vehicles will likely fit. An...
05-26-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By SleekJag12

Update on Oil Cooler Hoses

Last month I replaced my rebuilt oil cooler hoses, only a year and a half after they were rebuilt. The connection nearest the exhaust manifold was leaking, and failure seemed imminent.

My job was...
05-24-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By SleekJag12

Maybe they are referring to a part of the...

Maybe they are referring to a part of the transmission mount. Bushing #13 MMC7553AA is well known for wearing out. It is made out of a spongy material. I don't think that alone would be responsible...
05-17-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By SleekJag12

I was looking in the manuals at the function of...

I was looking in the manuals at the function of the Rotary Switch on the transmission. It sends output to the decoder module next to the shifter, and to the Transmission Control Module. The decoder...
05-16-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By SleekJag12

As part of this project, you WILL be replacing...

As part of this project, you WILL be replacing the water rail hose (#4) and the TWO water rail gaskets (#2) while the intake manifold is off. These items reside directly under the manifold. This is...
05-12-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By SleekJag12

Sorry for the delayed response. Did you make any...

Sorry for the delayed response. Did you make any more progress on this?

Driveline vibrations as you describe could be caused by trouble (meaning wear-out) with any of these:

Driveshaft Center...
02-20-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By SleekJag12

Contaminated fuel is always one of my first...

Contaminated fuel is always one of my first concerns whenever rough running happens. I've seen bad fuel several times over the years. So you did well to change it out. In recent years I use Shell...
02-20-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By SleekJag12

Seems like you would know this already, but...

Seems like you would know this already, but anyhow:

Disconnecting the battery does not pull the car out of alarm mode, as you found out. The key fob does not clear alarm mode either. To reset it,...
02-08-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By SleekJag12

I hadn't heard of this scene before but it was...

I hadn't heard of this scene before but it was fun to watch (except for all of the destruction to another innocent Jaguar). Obviously, the car is built like a tank!

By pausing I was able to pick...
02-03-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By SleekJag12

Hello, sorry for the lack of replies. We will try...

Hello, sorry for the lack of replies. We will try to understand your problems and offer help.

Your car had services done and then trouble started, so something that was done caused the problems....
02-03-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By SleekJag12

The glove box has a manual key lock only. Valet...

The glove box has a manual key lock only. Valet mode does not affect the glove box. Only the black headed key (not the green headed valet key) can be used to lock or unlock the glove box. It is a...
02-02-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By SleekJag12

Welcome Jaguar06Rick, With all that Jaguar...

Welcome Jaguar06Rick,

With all that Jaguar experience, shouldn't we be asking you for advice? Now that you showed up here, we certainly will be. For a moment I am scratching my own back dreaming...
02-02-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By SleekJag12

Hi Jeff, No doubt the spring is sagged out....

Hi Jeff,

No doubt the spring is sagged out. I've been meaning to get a new spring too. I looked them up again and saw one listing that said the height was 9cm. Forum sponsor SNG Barrett has them,...
02-01-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By SleekJag12

Glad to see the timing chain is not broken. Or...

Glad to see the timing chain is not broken. Or anything else in there. That was quite a story the seller told, but most around here were not buying into it. Those timing chain systems are tough. We...
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01-03-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By SleekJag12

Willtyndal, Hopefully you can sell the car...

Willtyndal,
Hopefully you can sell the car intact and be done with it. Still looks attractive and has some life left, given a little work. But if you decide to keep it and part out, I would be...
12-28-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By SleekJag12

Imiguel, you are exactly on the right track. The...

Imiguel, you are exactly on the right track. The microswitch on the trunk latch is not working. When you disconnect the plug, the system thinks the trunk is closed (trunk lights off, no trunk open...
12-21-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By SleekJag12

It was VickTrader in this thread...

It was VickTrader in this thread (https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xj-xj6-xjr6-x300-26/97-vdp-xj6-removing-lock-cylinder-rod-205339/) who recently discovered the anti-theft guard over the lock...
12-21-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By SleekJag12

You've owned the car for a while so you should...

You've owned the car for a while so you should know when the spark plugs were last changed. Has it been more than 20,000 miles? If so, it is definitely time for a new set. Old spark plugs in this...
12-17-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By SleekJag12

I don't know of any particular engine Limp-Home...

I don't know of any particular engine Limp-Home mode except as caused by a transmission MIL (upper left warning light). In that case you will get only one forward gear (plus reverse), and extremely...
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