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06-16-2019, 01:25 PM
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Posted By steven300

i'll chime in with a useless opinion,so far I've...

i'll chime in with a useless opinion,so far I've replaced an [email protected] {same} and an xk8 headliner.the xk8 was the easiest as there was no sunroof.i've grown to loath sunroof cars as its a major effort...
06-07-2019, 07:31 AM
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Posted By aholbro1

Look very closely at it from both sides. Maybe...

Look very closely at it from both sides. Maybe squint a little. You'll likely find it is cocked the least bit sideways. Best to have 2 people, here, but can be done solo. Pull forward vigorously on...
06-06-2019, 10:07 PM
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Posted By Lady Penelope

There are 3 or 4 TSB's on the sunroof to get...

There are 3 or 4 TSB's on the sunroof to get some foundation understanding

If you look above the sunglass holder there is a release slot screw to get to the motor that has a manual crank to play...
05-07-2019, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Jagboi64

Sometimes the "boot" that holds the cable into...

Sometimes the "boot" that holds the cable into the traction control module can break, and then the cable binds. If the throttle turns smoothly by hand, follow the cables back and make sure there are...
05-07-2019, 09:09 AM
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Posted By motorcarman

Jaguar addressed this issue several decades ago. ...

Jaguar addressed this issue several decades ago.

bob
05-07-2019, 08:31 AM
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Posted By al_roethlisberger

Do you have traction control? The TC module can...

Do you have traction control? The TC module can be an issue too.

But yes, I'd start with cleaning the TB, which fortunately on the XJ6 is an easy job.
05-07-2019, 05:24 AM
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Posted By Vee

If you have to ask whether youíre throttle body...

If you have to ask whether youíre throttle body needs cleaning....your throttle body needs cleaning.

Although thereís a very good chance thatís your problem, The previous post made too much sense....
05-07-2019, 04:42 AM
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Posted By b1mcp

There are 3 different parts in play here. The...

There are 3 different parts in play here. The Pedal, the Cable, the Throttle Body. You need to separate them and operate them independently to find out which one is actually causing the stiffness....
04-21-2019, 04:23 PM
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Posted By b1mcp

It is some kind of earthing strap for the front...

It is some kind of earthing strap for the front calipers. I have to say that I don't really understand what it's purpose is. I don't have the cable on my car and I don't have any issues. You...
04-16-2019, 06:31 AM
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Posted By snowball

Have 2 AJ16 use Mobil 0-40 Synthetic in both,...

Have 2 AJ16 use Mobil 0-40 Synthetic in both, works for me. Get it at Canadian Tire when on sale.
Snowball
04-10-2019, 12:33 PM
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Posted By howitzer

Something like that. I believe that if...

Something like that.

I believe that if cheap oils are used, then maybe there could be some excess wear and tear in the moving parts, but again, I think that oils from higher shelf also would have...
04-10-2019, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Doug

Well, IMO, that's what it really comes down to....

Well, IMO, that's what it really comes down to. What makes the owner feel most comfortable. The car probably doesn't notice, or care, very much :)

Cheers
DD
04-10-2019, 08:59 AM
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Posted By howitzer

I drive. A lot. My cars are running high...

I drive. A lot.
My cars are running high mileage.
I had an Audi a4 1.9tdi, that was some 120k kms with me, bmw e36 325tds was also a high roller (100+k kms in two and a half years) and my...
04-10-2019, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Vee

I think the Castrol Edge 0w40 I have been using...

I think the Castrol Edge 0w40 I have been using has been working well....what makes the Motul "amazing"? Anything in particular, or like me, the engine hasn't seized, so it must be doing its job?
04-09-2019, 01:25 PM
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Posted By howitzer

Motul Xcess 8100 5w40. I`m using this oil on all...

Motul Xcess 8100 5w40. I`m using this oil on all my cars for years. It`s doing an amazing job. Maybe other oils are doing the same, but i`m not willing to experiment, just to save a few coins. ...
04-07-2019, 07:49 AM
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Posted By aholbro1

Excellent point, Don! Rotella T-6 5W-40 syn was...

Excellent point, Don!
Rotella T-6 5W-40 syn was always my go-to. Made it convenient with the X300's consuming 9-10 qts per change and the Excursion gulping 15, to commonize. About a year or more...
04-06-2019, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Don B

I think you're okay with Magnatec, but members...

I think you're okay with Magnatec, but members should be aware that a lot of 15W-40 oils contain additives specifically for diesel engines, and unless the oil has an API "S" category rating, it may...
04-06-2019, 08:02 PM
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Posted By AL NZ

I just love another oil thread! in my N/A 3.2...

I just love another oil thread!
in my N/A 3.2 Daimler I use Castrol Magnatec, I think 15/40.
in my XJR I use Castrol Edge
i think the key is correct viscosity for your climate, and Toronto has a...
04-05-2019, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Tcasmarcus

i use castrol gtx ultraclean 10w40 and change...

i use castrol gtx ultraclean 10w40 and change every 5000 kilometers. so twice a year.. very happy with this oil.
03-27-2019, 01:21 PM
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Posted By AJ16er

What are the drain intervals you lads are...

What are the drain intervals you lads are running? I sadly don't own a cat anymore but in my 5.0 V8 Ford I do 5,500-6k miles running the Motorcraft brand 5W-30 synthetic blend. Have not had any...
03-26-2019, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Vee

Toronto....that's a cold place. I use Castrol...

Toronto....that's a cold place. I use Castrol Edge 0w40 all year round. I was using Mobil1 0w40, and before that I was using Mobil1 15w50 during the summer months. I put enough miles on it to swap...
03-26-2019, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Scotlad

I use Mobil 1 full synthetic 10-40 for higher...

I use Mobil 1 full synthetic 10-40 for higher mileage engines and a Wix filter. I can only find the 10-40 at Wal Mart and also at the cheapest price.
03-25-2019, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Doug

Hmmm. Smoothness? I doubt that any brand will...

Hmmm. Smoothness? I doubt that any brand will make the engine run more smoothly than another. At least not palpably so.

Lots of opinions about which oil to use.

My opinion is that nothing...
03-25-2019, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Don B

Thanks for those details, Ashton. Any of the...

Thanks for those details, Ashton.

Any of the top brands of oil will be just fine in your Jag, and while you can use full synthetic oil if you want, it is not required in your engine, as long as...
03-25-2019, 08:40 PM
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Views: 1,293
Posted By Don B

Hi Ashton, Jaguar's recommended oil...

Hi Ashton,

Jaguar's recommended oil specifications vary by model year, model, and engine, so until you share with us these critical details of your Kitty, we can't give you accurate replies.
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