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Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-13-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By motorcarman

I remember a TSB (probably an old paper one) that...

I remember a TSB (probably an old paper one) that described using an EPOXY to fill in the corroded spots if they did not encroach on the combustion chamber. (outside the head gasket chamber ring)
...
06-09-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By motorcarman

The Vehicle Specifications Booklet has info for...

The Vehicle Specifications Booklet has info for you. I uploaded it years ago. Gus will have it on his site also.

bob
06-07-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By motorcarman

The AJ16 does not have a slotted TPS. You can...

The AJ16 does not have a slotted TPS. You can drill the TPS mount holes to approximate the slotted holes to give you a little 'wiggle-room' but the proper procedure is to tell the ECM where...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-07-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By motorcarman

I use WIX 51231 but Bosch 3978 is a good one. ...

I use WIX 51231 but Bosch 3978 is a good one.

bob
06-06-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By motorcarman

WDS software requires a GENRAD 3500 that is a...

WDS software requires a GENRAD 3500 that is a combination laptop running Windows 98 and VCM (vehicle communications module).

IDS/SDD is the platform that uses a laptop and a separate VCM with...
06-05-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By motorcarman

Is that a cop pulling over a MKII ? bob

Is that a cop pulling over a MKII ?

bob
06-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By motorcarman

Actually the later 4.0 engines with the Morse...

Actually the later 4.0 engines with the Morse style primary chains and the updated oil pump used the MLS gaskets also.

I think the change is when the silent running primaries were installed. That...
06-03-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By motorcarman

See also TSBs S303-07 and S303-S158 bob

See also TSBs S303-07 and S303-S158

bob
06-03-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By motorcarman

The AutoZone dude might actually be correct if...

The AutoZone dude might actually be correct if the PCM has not been updated as per TSBs S303-09 and/or S303-S139am.
It does sound like the throttle assy/circuit has a serious fault.

bob
06-03-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By motorcarman

I just buy the original flat and curved wide...

I just buy the original flat and curved wide 'brown' guide blades from the dealer. The thinner ones are for the Morse silent running chains.

I have used the later Multi-Layer Steel (MLS) gaskets...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-03-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By motorcarman

The PAS reservoir will NOT fit in the same...

The PAS reservoir will NOT fit in the same location as the green bottle but I simply fabricated some brackets and moved some things around until it fit.
The 1990 to 1992 reservoir (WITHOUT RIDE...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-02-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By motorcarman

Circuit 1 is DRIVER'S side fuse box if your car...

Circuit 1 is DRIVER'S side fuse box if your car is the original RHD car.

Cars that are LHD are still numbered/identified with #1 being on the RIGHT.

Be VERY careful with Driver's/Passenger's...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-02-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By motorcarman

I had a customer that was tired of the LEAKING...

I had a customer that was tired of the LEAKING green bottle so I installed a 1990 reservoir and discarded the original one.
The PAS fluid reservoir is separate so the POWER FLUID reservoir can be...
06-02-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By motorcarman

Modern refrigerant recovery/dispensing machines...

Modern refrigerant recovery/dispensing machines don't need the engine running or the compressor operating at all.
They simply recover, vacuum and then you set the machine to dispense the refrigerant...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
06-02-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By motorcarman

There is a pressure switch on the back of the...

There is a pressure switch on the back of the compressor (they are prone to LEAK) that will disable the clutch if the refrigerant pressure is low.

You can reach down, unplug and 'short' the switch...
06-02-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By motorcarman

Make sure the INSTPK dimmer control is set MAX...

Make sure the INSTPK dimmer control is set MAX bright?

More info from old TSBs.

bob
06-01-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By motorcarman

P1316 Misfire excess emission NOTE:...

P1316

Misfire excess emission


NOTE: This DTC will flag only when
accompanied by an individual
cylinder misfire DTC: P0300 –
P0308.
06-01-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By motorcarman

When I worked at the dealer here in Texas, we...

When I worked at the dealer here in Texas, we used bulk (250 gallon tank) Mobil 15W40 for all the old inline 6 and V12 engines.

5W30 for the later V6 and V8 engines.

I used Castrol 20W50 in all...
06-01-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By motorcarman

I have posted the TSBs for the sliding roof on...

I have posted the TSBs for the sliding roof on this forum and Gus has them on his site.

The X308 sliding roofs and parts are exactly the same so this gives you more used parts to chose from if you...
05-30-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By motorcarman

You can just put a piece of aluminum tape over...

You can just put a piece of aluminum tape over the hole.

bob
05-29-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By motorcarman

Did you try to communicate with the suspension...

Did you try to communicate with the suspension module??
Are there DTCs logged??

bob
05-29-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By motorcarman

You can send me a Private Message when you get a...

You can send me a Private Message when you get a certain number of posts and a certain amount of time as a forum member (I don't remember the amounts).

You can also look at my member profile to...
05-25-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By motorcarman

grantorino2 beat me to it!! I just did this...

grantorino2 beat me to it!!

I just did this for my 1999 XJ8L that had the same fault except that I did not want my trip mileage to go to zero so I removed the fuse in the left hand heelboard box...
05-23-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By motorcarman

The Jaguar wheel studs for that era car will be...

The Jaguar wheel studs for that era car will be 1/2" x 20 TPI (NOT Metric).

bob
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
05-20-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By motorcarman

Found one on the interweb. I don't have a pic of...

Found one on the interweb. I don't have a pic of the customers car that I work on.
...
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