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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,957
Posted By Greg in France

Most gracious of you, Monsieur! But I will...

Most gracious of you, Monsieur!
But I will wager, presuming you want to actually use the said series 3, that after 6 months of driving you will be either;

vastly disappointed by its dynamic...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-16-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By Greg in France

Yes, they are the boys, OB. That is what Baxtor...

Yes, they are the boys, OB. That is what Baxtor was referring to above. Treat yourself to a box of them:...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By mghirsch

You could try these. I think they're neat. ...

You could try these. I think they're neat.
https://www.amazon.com/Shrink-Solder-Sleeve-Crimpless-Connectors/dp/B01M1032A7
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-15-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By Grant Francis

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/640x400/narva_solder_joiners_2f48849337a4403121ce0e04d2929e7b8c5d4632.jpg
These are the Narva Solder Butt Joiners.

Red = 3mm wire
Blue...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-10-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Greg in France

22 inches + or - 1/2 and inch from the centre...

22 inches + or - 1/2 and inch from the centre bottom edge of the wheelarch, measuring straight down through the wheel centre to the bottom edge of the wheel rim.
If you fit Boge shocks and OEM...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-02-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By Greg in France

Nothing to do with camber. If you alter the track...

Nothing to do with camber. If you alter the track rods identically as you describe, the steering wheel will not change position, though the car's tracking will be all over the place in relation to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-18-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Grant Francis

NO. At Aussie prices I would 5, and store...

NO.

At Aussie prices I would 5, and store them and sit back.

Sleepers they be, and I have 20 years I think, maybe more.

Another guy downunder is collecting XJ40, and I think last count was...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
07-03-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By carsnplanes

The brake switch on the brake pedal completes the...

The brake switch on the brake pedal completes the ground that activates the Park interlock solenoid, which is the silver unit at the head of the shifter closest to Park. Pushing on the brake pedal,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-19-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,390
Posted By Greg in France

Guys Foot flat down and left there the GM400...

Guys
Foot flat down and left there the GM400 will shift from 1st to 2nd at about 60MPH even if the stick is kept in first. This is a feature of the box design. If held on the stick in 2nd, it will...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-12-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 155,053
Posted By Greg in France

OB If I read your post correctly, this is a...

OB
If I read your post correctly, this is a spare from the parts car? If so your actual one may not be nearly so bad from the corrosion point of view. Even so, on the troublesome rea one a few extra...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-10-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,520
Posted By Greg in France

It is getting it back in, with the multiplugs...

It is getting it back in, with the multiplugs correctly seated and not having pushed the copper contacts out of line, that I find hard, Paul! Maybe my car is a bit shorter in loom length to the plugs...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
10-09-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,520
Posted By warrjon

The speed interface unit is above the ABS ECM and...

The speed interface unit is above the ABS ECM and has Speed Interface printed on it. Those do look like the connectors.

It has 2 outputs 1 for the speedo/cruise comntrol and a separate one for the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-11-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,929
Posted By Greg in France

The screw is a pozi, by the by, not a torx....

The screw is a pozi, by the by, not a torx. Replacing it with an allen keyed screw helps for the next time, as the cover does not have to be forced back quite to far as with the pozi.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
09-06-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,715
Posted By warrjon

If you use a relay to switch the eFan then...

If you use a relay to switch the eFan then activate the relay via the AC compressor clutch power supply this will work on any vehicle.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-31-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,457
Posted By Jagboi64

The North American XJR's did not have the...

The North American XJR's did not have the immobilizer system that the rest of the world did, so starting with a NA spec ECU is easier.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-31-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By NorthCat

I had intended to reply earlier, but got caught...

I had intended to reply earlier, but got caught up today in doing struts on the family grocery-getter Taurus station wagon (estate 8-)). Spring had fractured a year ago, and I was getting tired of...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-30-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By Doug

FWIW.... I check trans fluid level with the...

FWIW....

I check trans fluid level with the fluid HOT. Not warm.

ATF expands quite a bit when hot. Drive the car 10-15 miles before the fluid check. Then top-off right to the 'max' line on the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-29-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By NorthCat

Cold Weather Package...Haven't seen this

Appears this example had the "cold weather package" fitted....lower radiator hose coolant heater, heated seats, heated headlight washers. Have never seen one with the lower hose heater constructed...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-29-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By warrjon

Who knows what Jaguar did, all of the XJ40's I...

Who knows what Jaguar did, all of the XJ40's I have seen, and that is not a lot have had the integrated system, the PDF I attached also mentions the XJS has a separate pump unit and the sedan an...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
08-28-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By Daim

The TH400 has a dip stick. But you get a lot more...

The TH400 has a dip stick. But you get a lot more out of the sump than 2.5l! As I removed mine to change the gasket and filter, I had something like 6l poor all over me...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-29-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Jagboi64

Not for the XJS, but for a Toyota I have used...

Not for the XJS, but for a Toyota I have used some of the Chinese knockoff condensors and they dropped right in and bolted up. Worked well for a fraction of the OEM price.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-29-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Greg in France

Paul Excellent to hear from you! I have...

Paul
Excellent to hear from you! I have recently fitted a D Manners supplied non-OEM condenser to a mate's v12 pre facelift car. It was about 100 odd quid from memory and works fine and was...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-29-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Grant Francis

Not sure on the XJ-S, but the X300 is Denso. ...

Not sure on the XJ-S, but the X300 is Denso.

Delphi is another known brand, the rest, dunno.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
03-21-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 155,053
Posted By Greg in France

Paul good to hear from you. BTW, both the posts...

Paul good to hear from you. BTW, both the posts on the bulkhead are positive! (I mention this just in case having found that one is positive someone erroneously concludes that the other is negative!)...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
01-15-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By Greg in France

That sounds like a Dowty washer Paul. If you...

That sounds like a Dowty washer Paul. If you measure it's external (metal) and internal (rubber) diameter, an engineering supplier will have something to fit.
Greg
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