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04-23-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Patterson

I just removed the cam covers this wknd and there...

I just removed the cam covers this wknd and there is a heat shield like that attached to the firewall side cover. It attaches to the cam cover fastener/studs at two points.

Clearly your diagram...
05-16-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,170
Posted By Patterson

The illusion of more HP can be achieved by...

The illusion of more HP can be achieved by dropping weight. I don't ride with the spare tire, jack, or tools in the trunk. In my experience I get a flat tire about once every three years so why drag...
04-30-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,495
Posted By Patterson

Drain Plugs for TC and Manual Trans

This won't help the guys with automatics, but, here are some pics I took today when I replaced the gear oil in my 5 speed manual trans.

The 5 speed trans has a fill plug that is high. The drain...
02-27-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Patterson

Hey there Gee. When I removed the intake manifold...

Hey there Gee. When I removed the intake manifold to change the spark plugs I dremmeled away some of the cast aluminum at the entry way. There is a thick spine there that splits the air paths. I...
04-20-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,340
Posted By Patterson

I love the subtle fat look with 25mm spacers. I...

I love the subtle fat look with 25mm spacers. I wouldn't go any wider. I rolled the rear fenders using the Eastwood tool, a heat gun, and a few wrenches. But I'll probably need to stiffen up the rear...
02-23-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,370
Posted By Patterson

Quote: mrplow58 "wa3ra, if you block off one of...

Quote: mrplow58 "wa3ra, if you block off one of the slits on a Bosch oxygen sensor, the computer won't know the engine is pushing a lot of air. You don't need to build a beast that will over tax...
02-17-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,370
Posted By Patterson

Here we have a supercharged turbo Jag X type....

Here we have a supercharged turbo Jag X type. They had to put big wheels on it just to keep it on the ground....
01-21-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By Patterson

Jmg, looking at the Carfax shows some good points...

Jmg, looking at the Carfax shows some good points like, one owner and no accidents. How much are they asking?

I would dig into the trunk and pull the carpeted cover and spare tire out and look for...
12-31-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By Patterson

I hate shops because there is usually no talent...

I hate shops because there is usually no talent for troubleshooting on the floor. Honestly, I usually run into 'parts installers' at shops and not actual mechanics that can diagnose a problem and...
12-31-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By Patterson

Hi Chris, I went thru the dealer parts counter...

Hi Chris, I went thru the dealer parts counter who I had a good relationship with. I paid $1,000 for a new TB in the box. I understand they can be had cheaper, but I got the right part form the...
12-30-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By Patterson

If you get the right throttle body you do not...

If you get the right throttle body you do not have to replace anything but the TB itself. The ECU does not need to learn the new throttle body, it is just plug and play. ...was for me anyway.

It...
05-16-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By Patterson

You mentioned 3" of rust on the hood (driver's...

You mentioned 3" of rust on the hood (driver's side). And, I noticed you live in NY where it snows. Could there be more rust on the under-carriage from salty winter roads?

Just a thought. Good...
05-14-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By Patterson

Hey USMC KAK, I have about the same car, and,...

Hey USMC KAK, I have about the same car, and, bought it for $9,000 with about the same mileage. It's been a reliable car, I believe it was well kept. I now have 120,000 miles on it.

I joined the...
05-05-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,196
Posted By Patterson

If you scroll down on this thread: ...

If you scroll down on this thread:

https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/x-type-14/wiring-issue-headlights-sigh-102894/

You will see some pics and explanation I posted when I had a similar ...
04-13-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,820
Posted By Patterson

If you pull the water pump does the broken end of...

If you pull the water pump does the broken end of the bolt stick out past the mating surface? I imagine that is your best bet for extracting it as you might be able to grab the end with vice grips.
...
03-19-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By Patterson

It's not for everyone.

It's not for everyone.
03-19-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By Patterson

I was looking to replace wood grain panels, but...

I was looking to replace wood grain panels, but then I just went with 3M Di-Noc hi performance vinyl that I found on these threads....
02-19-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 23,284
Posted By Patterson

2002 X-Type Sport, 5 speed manual, with 2.5L...

2002 X-Type Sport, 5 speed manual, with 2.5L engine. Rear H&R lowering springs in red
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02-18-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 23,284
Posted By Patterson

Per Steve Hannes Jaguar Project, the capacity of...

Per Steve Hannes Jaguar Project, the capacity of the rear diff. is 1.27 quarts. I use Mobile1 synthetic 75W/140. This is the same gear oil used in the transfer case on manual 5 speed X-Types. Of...
02-03-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,565
Posted By Patterson

Style Comparison X-Type vs XJ8

I thought I'd share these pics of my X-Type parked next to an XJ8. Clearly, the X was modeled after this car, but put together in a tighter and sportier package. The X is a 2002, and the XJ is a...
01-10-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,433
Posted By Patterson

With all this talk about how cool the Jag X is, I...

With all this talk about how cool the Jag X is, I noticed there is only one pic of a cool Jag, and that one needs to be rotated 90. I'll admit, I go to Starbucks for the $5 coffee, but only on the...
11-19-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,464
Posted By Patterson

It appears from the posts above, that with either...

It appears from the posts above, that with either of the options you listed, you will get a high pitch sound. Honestly, you don't want that for a JAG. The higher pitch scream, as tho you're being...
10-29-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By Patterson

Kota is right, even after draining every drop of...

Kota is right, even after draining every drop of oil thru the drain plug, oil still come a falling down when you unscrew the oil filter; and it gets everywhere. This is more than annoying. It makes a...
10-25-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,885
Posted By Patterson

Paco, that really sucks. But, why do you suspect...

Paco, that really sucks. But, why do you suspect a rebuilt case? I imagine you'd get a warranty if you buy a $2k rebuilt transfer case. That said, it sucks harder if you have to take things apart...
10-20-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,113
Posted By Patterson

The above makes sense to me in two ways. There's...

The above makes sense to me in two ways. There's nothing awkward about my X. I love it, looks, style, and performance. My friends love it too. Much cooler than having a Beemer, bc you don't see a JAG...
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