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05-18-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By johns55

Ok, just found my regular scanner. It shows the...

Ok, just found my regular scanner. It shows the same codes and problems that Torque Pro shows. It can't read fuel data showing open circuit. I hooked up my cheap Harbor Freight fuel pressure gauge. I...
05-18-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By johns55

Thanks very much DonB for the detailed info. I...

Thanks very much DonB for the detailed info. I have checked as well as I can, all of the connectors and they look fine with no breaks in the wires. The plugs I replaced were Autolite XP3924. No...
05-10-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,915
Posted By johns55

I used my regular press to put them in. I have a...

I used my regular press to put them in. I have a hydraulic table that I use to take out the front end. Raised it to the correct height to use the press. I also replaced the rear mounts since that's...
04-13-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By johns55

Aside from the P1637 code, it could be the solder...

Aside from the P1637 code, it could be the solder joint on the cluster. Mine went bad, I took the cluster out and re soldered the bad joint. The cluster was then fine for about 3 days and then it...
04-12-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By johns55

Jack up the front, grab the tire at 12:00 and...

Jack up the front, grab the tire at 12:00 and 6:00. Pull hard in both directions and see if you feel any movement. Usually, if the bearings are bad enough that you hear noise, you can feel movement...
03-25-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,369
Posted By johns55

Great job documenting your work. While I did...

Great job documenting your work. While I did mine, I decided to clean and paint the timing cover. Figured it would make it easier to see any future oil leaks.
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10-10-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By johns55

Yes, that's the best way. Support engine from...

Yes, that's the best way. Support engine from above. Remove steering lower connector and lines, engine mounts, upper shock mount, xbrace, wheel speed sensors, calipers and I think that's everything...
06-26-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Posted By johns55

There is a company called R1 Concepts out of...

There is a company called R1 Concepts out of California. They have ceramic pads for the Brembo brakes. I have the fronts installed for a couple of months now and all good. Will be doing the rears...
03-22-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By johns55

I'm just throwing this out there, don't want to...

I'm just throwing this out there, don't want to run you down a rabbit hole. TSB 910-05
03-20-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,540
Posted By johns55

I got my Whitley's from a vendor on Ebay last...

I got my Whitley's from a vendor on Ebay last summer. I searched all over and no one had them in stock. It took a month for the Ebay vendor to get them but I'm glad I waited. They look great.
02-13-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,694
Posted By johns55

I wouldn't say that most X100 problems are...

I wouldn't say that most X100 problems are because of bad engineering (although some are).

The ZF 5 speed transmission was used on a few different manufactures models, so it's problem is...
10-30-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,086
Posted By johns55

I'm thinking the same thing. A bad neutral...

I'm thinking the same thing. A bad neutral switch would prevent the car from starting, but I'm not sure if it would cause a car to stall.
07-11-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By johns55

I have to add to the choruses of well done. ...

I have to add to the choruses of well done. Great thinking has great results.
06-30-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By johns55

I had done the secondary tensioners at 102,000...

I had done the secondary tensioners at 102,000 miles. About a year later I found that I had an oil leak at the oil pan. Removed the oil pan to put in a new gasket and found plastic parts in the oil...
05-28-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,329
Posted By johns55

Another convertible top cry for help

I am having issues with my top. I bought the car 3 years ago with a non functioning top. It turned out to be leaking at the rams. I sent the rams to be redone. After installing the rams, the top...
05-23-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By johns55

I think you really need to check this. I had the...

I think you really need to check this. I had the same thing happen to me last fall. Started the car up one morning and it lit up like a Christmas tree. It ended up being the solder joint on the...
05-08-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By johns55

The steering wheel buttons are definitely not...

The steering wheel buttons are definitely not illuminated but I'm not sure about the roof button. Mine is not lit but I think it should be.
04-12-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By johns55

The only rubber bits I've found back there are...

The only rubber bits I've found back there are the Monostrut bushings (4), pendulum bushings (4) and the large A frame bushings (2). The monostrut and pendulum bushings usually don't go bad but you...
03-18-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,022
Posted By johns55

I did the same thing, stripped the fill bolt. I...

I did the same thing, stripped the fill bolt. I ended up using the same type of extractor as shown in post #4. I got a set of them of my local Advance Auto. Just used a socket on the extractor and...
03-07-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,185
Posted By johns55

That's a good question. I'm not sure if this was...

That's a good question. I'm not sure if this was a mistake in the packaging, but my Goodridge lines only came with 4 washers in the package. It has banjo bolts for all four lines and needs two...
03-04-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By johns55

This thread should give you some information....

This thread should give you some information. https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xk8-xkr-x100-17/replace-rear-shocks-146663/
03-03-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,185
Posted By johns55

The Goodridge 38101 fit the fronts perfectly, but...

The Goodridge 38101 fit the fronts perfectly, but do not fit the rear. The rear lines are the correct length but they terminate with a male end and the XK8 lines terminate with a female. I used a...
03-03-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,185
Posted By johns55

Just thought I'd update the thread. New new...

Just thought I'd update the thread. New new calpers, rotors and pads are installed. They work perfectly. I also removed the rear end to fix fuel lines and the front end to fix rust behind the...
02-02-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,185
Posted By johns55

That's correct, 128.20020 for the fronts and...

That's correct, 128.20020 for the fronts and 128.20021 for the rear.
01-27-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,185
Posted By johns55

Yes, I do realize the pins from the old set would...

Yes, I do realize the pins from the old set would fit :icon_dance-tap: They have been sent back and I was lucky the seller gave me a full refund.

I got the Centric rotors. I have used Centric...
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