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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Segfault

I had some clutch work to do just a week ago. I...

I had some clutch work to do just a week ago. I had my car on stands in my garage, I invented a little cart which did the job just fine. On top of that cart you can see the extensions I used to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Today, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Doug

When I had the TH400 overhauled on my XJS V12...

When I had the TH400 overhauled on my XJS V12 many years ago the guy had the transmission out of the car in maybe 90 minutes. This was at a Chevy dealer and the mechanic had never worked on a Jaguar...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,612
Posted By ptjs1

Vee, Just to clarify, all the bushes are...

Vee,

Just to clarify, all the bushes are mounted horizontally,. It's just that there are two bushes on one side (an upper and lower) and one on the other.

On late cars in the UK, they were...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By Jagboi64

Maybe try looking for a air freight...

Maybe try looking for a air freight forwarder/consolidator? If Daim can do the customs paperwork on his side ( usually easy to do) the cost can be surprisingly cheap. I brought a Rover V8 engine from...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Grant Francis

Vented on the front, standard. Vented on the...

Vented on the front, standard.

Vented on the rear, NAH, too much work involved. Caliper spacer, reshaped bridge pipe, and then exhaust clearance issue for that bleed nipple that is just ":kissing"...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-09-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Grant Francis

Agreed. 1989 is way past the Dana rotor...

Agreed.

1989 is way past the Dana rotor oddity, and anyway, now the rotors are multi fit, down here at least.

Never used Genuine, so in the dark there.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-09-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Doug

I've always used the non-dampened brake discs. No...

I've always used the non-dampened brake discs. No problems at all

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By Grant Francis

Well done Alex. Beer time mate, that Rubiks...

Well done Alex.

Beer time mate, that Rubiks will drive you to drink, fair dinkum.

I had similar on one of my long trips, low flying, as you do, and a small bird was not quick enough, and got...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By scott 409ss

First as I was told 40? yrs ago the xke jag v12...

First as I was told 40? yrs ago the xke jag v12 was built to be a Ferrai killer.The v12 was originally built as a 7 liter.Then the gas crunch came and our gov's wonderful fuel economy fuel...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Greg There was nothing about a Belt...

Hi Greg

There was nothing about a Belt Change mentioned in the Jaguar Service History, so it could well have been the Original Belt from when the Car was New for all I know, although She has done...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Greg All the Belts are 'V' Belts which...

Hi Greg

All the Belts are 'V' Belts which have the (Tractor Style Notching) to give them better grip, as opposed to the (Smooth Style) ones in your Photo

All except for the Alternator Belt...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-06-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By Grant Francis

Nope. Belts should be changed every 5 to 7...

Nope.

Belts should be changed every 5 to 7 years, or 50000kms for "V" belts and 100000kms for the newer flat style, WHICHEVER comes first.

Belts snap/shred/do dumb shiit, its a motoring...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By ptjs1

OB I don’t think it matters which font you...

OB

I don’t think it matters which font you use in the WP programme if you use a Windows PC and something like MS Word. The Copy and Paste process to this Forum will probably result in your text...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,111
Posted By Some Day, Some Day

A very simple fix today--finally replaced the...

A very simple fix today--finally replaced the cruise control bush. On my last major road trip I had realised that the reason the cruise control didn't work was because the grommet holding the rod had...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By warrjon

If you can find someone who wants them. ...

If you can find someone who wants them.

While HE heads will not in any form (NA) make more than 450hp, primarily due to Intake valve size which is limited to about 1.71" a pre-HE will take a much...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By Kriss Vector

Thanks Steve, yeah as little as these cars are...

Thanks Steve, yeah as little as these cars are worth, they are a hell of fun to drive, Insurance and registration is dirt cheap, besides keeps me busy and out of the bar, and the kid off the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By Kriss Vector

I already got it, I had it for a long long time,...

I already got it, I had it for a long long time, my dad and i built this before he died and it sat under a oak tree for the past decade, Now its a project for my son and I Thanks guys for your...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By Jagboi64

The qualifier was for a road car. Under most part...

The qualifier was for a road car. Under most part throttle conditions the HE makes more power than a flathead at the same loading.The factory spec for the flatheads has them at less power than the HE...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Kriss Vector

Done the bypass All lights are working as they...

Done the bypass All lights are working as they should.. Thanks.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Doug

Yeah, I agree, solenoid. I'd have a local...

Yeah, I agree, solenoid.

I'd have a local rebuilder go through the starter rather than buy a replacement, personally.

Removal is a PITA, yes.

Keep careful track of how/where the exhaust heat...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kriss Vector

It's all a project, I have time, i have the...

It's all a project, I have time, i have the equipment I'm gonna chip away a little every day it helps me relax. Thanks guys
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 152,348
Posted By warrjon

Why don't you type it into MS Word then copy and...

Why don't you type it into MS Word then copy and paste into the forum. As long as you copy the link to the photo into word it will paste and show in the forum.

I do this if I have a long post
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By Livetorock

Hi Greg, got them on eBay from Malvern Audio and...

Hi Greg, got them on eBay from Malvern Audio and were push in replacements, simple enough once I'd managed to get the old glass ones out !
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,971
Posted By orangeblossom

Hi Rivguy You are absolutely right, in...

Hi Rivguy

You are absolutely right, in unexpected situations like the one I recently encountered, you need to get to Safety as soon as you possibly can

So having signed up for a breakdown...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By Motard

I really appreciate that Greg in France! ...

I really appreciate that Greg in France!

Very helpful



I am certain you have resolved my newbie/ ignorant dilemma. This car has taught me tons on perseverance and finishing jobs to...
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