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06-17-2019, 12:29 PM
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Posted By jackra_1

Mikey did answer your question. He explained...

Mikey did answer your question.

He explained the difference between RON and AKI fuel ratings.

In my 2005 XJR 18 series manual it states that 95 RON fuel should be used. Mikey stated that is the...
Forum: Off Topic
06-14-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Jayt2

The Majestic 4014 Big Boy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX26XzZVQus
05-31-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Unhingd

For "pure" gasoline, there is usually an 8 point...

For "pure" gasoline, there is usually an 8 point difference between RON and MON. The AKI in the U.S. is the average of the two. E10 will usually have a 10 point difference between RON (research...
05-26-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By zray

https://durathermfluids.com/pdf/techpapers/pressur...

https://durathermfluids.com/pdf/techpapers/pressure-boiling-point.pdf


just plain water under normal cooling system pressure won't boil until it's over 240 F. Add the recommended 50/50...
05-25-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By WhiteHat

as mentioned in another thread, Evans has...

as mentioned in another thread, Evans has somewhat lower heat transfer ability and lower specific heat. any time the cooling capacity of the system is reduced the situation gets more into the...
05-24-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By bcprice36

Exclamation Everyone loves Water!

Every since I was a Kid, a long time ago! Someone has been trying to find something better than Anti-Freeze and Water.....So far no one has beat a 50/50 mix in Texas...Now up North, as we say! You...
05-20-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By Beau M

Another choked cats story

I'm mainly posting this for others to find when they do research. One more clogged catalytic converter story.

2008 XKR with just 70K miles.

Under acceleration at 4K RPMS the car would go into...
05-12-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Ungn

The PSI on tires is a Max. Always put in whats...

The PSI on tires is a Max. Always put in whats on the door.
Forum: Off Topic
04-24-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Daf11e

Lest we forget

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04-07-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By GGG

All recent Jaguars have a similar latch design...

All recent Jaguars have a similar latch design with mechanical linkages which still operate the lock and handle in the event of electrical failure. This is the S-Type (see items 7 & 8):
...
04-06-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By avern1

More proof you can't believe everything you read...

More proof you can't believe everything you read on the internet. The seller doesn't know what they are called but he is sure they are valuable they are after all, a Jaguar part.
Below is what they...
03-28-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By Cee Jay

Drive nice until at full operating temperature,...

Drive nice until at full operating temperature, then Bust it Loose.
If you changed oil in the past year and haven't put 10,000 miles on it since, an oil change is lunacy.
Make DAMN sure the Top is...
03-05-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,632
Posted By kr98664

Thank you, thank you, thank you for posting the...

Thank you, thank you, thank you for posting the fix.

You can't imagine how many unresolved threads we have here, from folks that never follow up. That gets very frustrating for us when we've been...
03-04-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Cee Jay

Old petrol stinks!.... but that's all.

I just ran into this, sort of slow for content but has some pertinent information;
https://youtu.be/2IrIEwiiJsM
03-03-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By volkris

If you look through these forums you'll see so...

If you look through these forums you'll see so much written about this question, and nothing definitive. In short, a wide range of oils will work just fine, so all of the talking is around the edges....
02-24-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By Mark in Maine

91 displayed at the pump in the US

91 displayed at the pump in the US
02-16-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,918
Posted By David SD

Update to the pinging/tambourine sound: It...

Update to the pinging/tambourine sound:

It has been about 15,000 miles since the videos were made and the dang car is still making the noise but appears no worse for wear. I am taking the car in...
02-11-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,046
Posted By SinF

For other people reading this thread, don't fall...

For other people reading this thread, don't fall for JIMLIGHTA trolling. Spark plug replacement on F-type according to maintenance schedule is every 6 years of 96,000 miles.
02-09-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,119
Posted By Unhingd

Doesn’t matter. The octane indicates the...

Doesn’t matter. The octane indicates the anti-knock characteristics of the fuel regardless of the chemical content.
01-28-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Stuart S

I'll believe the K&N marketing hype after you...

I'll believe the K&N marketing hype after you show me the data from an unbiased source that is proof of a performance increase over a stock Jaguar X150 at 1,000 RPM intervals from 2,500 RPMs to 6,500...
01-25-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Sean W

Elaborate please Jon as to why, on the oil, not...

Elaborate please Jon as to why, on the oil, not the brake fluid as this is an oil thread. Also, can you define how you'd completely evacuate oil from an engine? Thanks
01-16-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By Jon89

Are you planning to do the ongoing maintenance...

Are you planning to do the ongoing maintenance and repairs yourself? These vehicles are quite costly to service at the dealership (many Jaguar dealerships no longer have the expertise to work on...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
12-26-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,929
Posted By jackra_1

If your car is not tuned to take advantage of it...

If your car is not tuned to take advantage of it a total waste of time.
12-21-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Norri

You are in AUTO mode aren't you? It will fog up...

You are in AUTO mode aren't you? It will fog up otherwise.
12-16-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,471
Posted By jima

My local indy was doing some work on my XK8 a few...

My local indy was doing some work on my XK8 a few years back and had just acquired a nitrogen flush/refill machine (proper job) and gave me a fill for free so I ran it for a while (20" rims, 4.2L...
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