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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-03-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,778
Posted By 944xjs

Well seems as though my xjs was used as a combine...

Well seems as though my xjs was used as a combine by the previous owner... all taken from between the radiators
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-03-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,110
Posted By Daim

My A6 compressor i now in bits... ...

My A6 compressor i now in bits...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4405/37406715551_f117f7c295_b.jpg

More here:...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-02-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,347
Posted By orangeblossom

Back on the Ramp but let's try not to drop her this time!

Back On The Ramp

But Let's Try Not To Drop Her This Time!

Having just scared myself witless by driving 'Cherry Blossom' over the edge of my Car Lift
Where by some Miracle She escaped...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-02-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,347
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

I guess. It's just that after reading things...

I guess. It's just that after reading things about "coolant is a closed system" or "check once every few years" sort of things about cars, regular loss can be alarming.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-28-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,069
Posted By Pud

Well that was the idea, but i went a little...

Well that was the idea, but i went a little overboard today and decided to DELETE EVERYTHING! hahah
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-27-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,110
Posted By Daim

I'l be uploadivg pictures this weekend. You just...

I'l be uploadivg pictures this weekend. You just need a special tool, which is easily sourced.

The best part about these compressors is the independant oil supply. It doesn't need oil in the freon...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-26-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,110
Posted By Daim

All in pieces now. Fascinating piece of kit. No...

All in pieces now. Fascinating piece of kit. No play at all. I love servicable compressors. Now to order the other parts required to rebuild this second motor! Could easily make more power than a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-21-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,110
Posted By rgp

already to refit that didn't take long collars...

already to refit
that didn't take long collars and cuffs now match
I recently got a best detailed engine at a v8 mentalist show (no mean fete when you saw the opposition) the only thing that was...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-20-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,987
Posted By Forcedair1

Stay English, absolutely! It's a Jaguar, after...

Stay English, absolutely! It's a Jaguar, after all...
The supercharged AJ16 is an engine that I've always thought of as the one Jaguar should've blessed the XJS with, really. However, the one under...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-20-2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,110
Posted By rgp

I just painted the s.a.v to make the collars and...

I just painted the s.a.v to make the collars and cuffs match, taking advantage of the new Tecalemit decal and grommet, available now on a popular auction site.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-19-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,347
Posted By orangeblossom

Washing Cherry Blossom

Washing Cherry Blossom

With my Daily Driver out of action, I've had to leave 'Cherry Blossom' outside and close to the House, in case of an emergency situation.

Although She's had a Cover on...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-15-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,110
Posted By Doug

Heh, heh....every now and then I have to paw...

Heh, heh....every now and then I have to paw through all my boxes, bags, and tubs of parts just to remember what I have and where it is :)

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-14-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,347
Posted By Daim

OB, I am bothered but I don't worry. Maybe I am a...

OB, I am bothered but I don't worry. Maybe I am a relaxed person. When my old gal is fonished, then I'd probably be shaking in every storm but currently: c'est la vie :)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-14-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 37,560
Posted By warrjon

Picked the heads up yesterday. Intake seats have...

Picked the heads up yesterday. Intake seats have 5 angle and exhaust 3 with backcut on the intake valve. The exhaust guides were also cut back to improve flow.

Cams are still away being ground.
...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-13-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,347
Posted By orangeblossom

Battening Down The Hatches on my XJS

Battening Down The Hatches
On My XJS
Expecting a Storm!

With a Storm Warning given out, I was fearing the worst and thought my XJS would be safer out in open ground.

Rather than having the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-11-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,347
Posted By Daim

OB, before ypu make yourself look like an idiot...

OB, before ypu make yourself look like an idiot in the shop buying parts ;)

It is called Dexron (without the t) and not 111 but III aka Roman 3. It is only the specification code from GM. GM used...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-10-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,110
Posted By JigJag

Among some others, I finally set that right...

Among some others, I finally set that right exhaust tail piece at the right angle.

Both clamps failed trying to remove them. And, at least around here, no one sells these style of clamps. Anyone...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-27-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,570
Posted By Doug

Exactly. Compared to modern cars the XJS...

Exactly.

Compared to modern cars the XJS "isn't" a lot of things. But we love the XJS for what it is, not for what it isn't.

Right?

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-25-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,570
Posted By Mac Allan

Kinda proving my point. That '99 Mercedes wasn't...

Kinda proving my point. That '99 Mercedes wasn't engineered in 1974.

Average HP in 1980 was 110 and by 2009 it was 247 (that's average so the high end is far north now), while average fuel...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-25-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,570
Posted By ronbros

. pix of my Manual V12 XJC coupe 1975. ...

.

pix of my Manual V12 XJC coupe 1975.

got it for NO money,FREE, but $100. bucks to deliver to my garage!

few quick fixes , and run like a hot rod.:icon_tree:
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-24-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,570
Posted By Mac Allan

Context. How much HP did similar cars of the...

Context.

How much HP did similar cars of the era have? The Mercedes SL of the same vintage peaked at around 230+. The (E24) 6 series was only 215, unless you got the rare M version at around 280....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-23-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,570
Posted By ronbros

. Jon that would make one wild lookin convt.

.

Jon that would make one wild lookin convt.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-19-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,570
Posted By ronbros

:icon_omg:i really get people asking to SEE the...

:icon_omg:i really get people asking to SEE the power plant!!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-17-2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,570
Posted By Daim

I personally am not keen on the inline 6 engines...

I personally am not keen on the inline 6 engines in the XJ-S. The car is all about a V12. It's kind of like buyinga Ferrari Enzo with a 2.7l V6 instead. All the looks but not really the primciple...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-16-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,530
Posted By Greg in France

This might be worth trying: Disconnect the...

This might be worth trying: Disconnect the crankcase breather system from the B bank air box, and see if that changes anything. If it is engine oil you are burning, it is either coming up the bores,...
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