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Today, 12:07 AM
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Posted By avos

A stock inlet for a 4.0/4.2 would be close to 2...

A stock inlet for a 4.0/4.2 would be close to 2 PSI vacuum, which can be worse pending the filter status.
Next, by increasing airflow into the engine (lets take pulleys) you only increase the vacuum...
10-15-2018, 11:44 PM
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Posted By avos

Stiffer springs (most shorter ones) would require...

Stiffer springs (most shorter ones) would require matched shocks when it comes to better performance
10-13-2018, 03:10 AM
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Posted By avos

I have placed my Montreal set on the classified...

I have placed my Montreal set on the classified section in case someone is interested
10-11-2018, 12:05 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By avos

Noise from the intake is different for me, as I...

Noise from the intake is different for me, as I use a thick silicone covered pipe to a large filter in front area of the bumper.

The idle question is maybe more for other TS owners, as I am...
10-10-2018, 06:16 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By avos

And I answered already yesterday ;-) He...

And I answered already yesterday ;-)

He doesn't have a Jaguar TB, so I suggested you either send yours, or he buys one 2nd hand locally.

So I take it he has not dived yet into the electronic...
10-10-2018, 02:41 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By avos

I didn't know Maxbore stopped doing it, that's a...

I didn't know Maxbore stopped doing it, that's a shame.

The 4.0 TBs where easy to bore out to 83mm, but the later (smaller) 4.2 TBs where a bit of a hit and miss, some where only able to go...
10-07-2018, 08:46 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By avos

That's indeed the start, then he will see the...

That's indeed the start, then he will see the voltage curves he needs to match.

If he can't find a good cost effective way to match the TPS voltage signals, I may have a device that can (the one I...
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10-07-2018, 06:09 AM
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Views: 230
Posted By avos

Original staggered 20" Montreal Wheels (fit 4.0 and 4.2 XK8, and 4.0 XJR)

I've a set of beautiful Montreal's for sale as I have a new main ride, I no longer require this spare set.

Please see pictures for the details, they come without tires.

1800 Euro
10-07-2018, 02:37 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By avos

I was hoping for the community you (your builder)...

I was hoping for the community you (your builder) already had resolved it, and considering the low cost f the TB, it would have been great for all the 4.2 owners.

You have my mail, if he doesn't...
10-06-2018, 02:58 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By avos

If a positive comment from me hurts you so much,...

If a positive comment from me hurts you so much, then I wish you the best in dealing with your problem.
10-06-2018, 12:08 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By avos

It is not a bored out version, this looks like is...

It is not a bored out version, this looks like is a 82mm Porsche throttle body, which can be bought relatively cheap (see prices ni the 160 euros from Bosch).

Another good find Duece2000!

Is...
09-29-2018, 01:40 AM
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Views: 11,367
Posted By avos

I have been using this one for many years now,...

I have been using this one for many years now, never had any issues
SB12V25P-SC Lightweight Lithium Ion starter battery, 3.2 kilogram, specially developed for Racing cars up to 4 Litre using...
09-26-2018, 12:05 AM
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Views: 699
Posted By avos

Couldn't agree more, the Montreal's are the best...

Couldn't agree more, the Montreal's are the best match, though I also like the Sepangs (which I use for my winter tires).

As I have another main ride, I am willing to let go of a spare set (true...
09-16-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By avos

Better (ie Best) depends on what you require,...

Better (ie Best) depends on what you require, here is a site that explains the differences between the materials
2618 vs. 4032 Piston Material Differences...
09-13-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By avos

Can't tell for sure, but for the TCM to do a...

Can't tell for sure, but for the TCM to do a shift adaptation, the oil temp needs to be between 60 and max 105 C.

It can be a couple of things, it actually is overheated, cabling, or temp sensor...
09-12-2018, 10:13 AM
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Views: 1,455
Posted By avos

Looks good! I also wanted to have the same...

Looks good!

I also wanted to have the same shape of pistons from CP, but somehow my builder didn't do that as you can see for mine.

For which piston material did you go, 2618 or 4032?
09-04-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By avos

The picture shows 4.0 style injectors, and the...

The picture shows 4.0 style injectors, and the static flow for stock 4.2 injectors is about 440cc with 55psi (the pressure used on 4.2 cars)

Did you use also XKR 4.2 intercoolers/intake manifolds...
08-26-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By avos

So my experience back then with the redstuff...

So my experience back then with the redstuff wasn't good at all, especially the cold bite, maybe they have changed the pad over time. But even today when you select fast street driving at the EBC...
07-30-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By avos

Well, there is also a blue Box, the Airbag...

Well, there is also a blue Box, the Airbag module, that will register some data as well.
07-19-2018, 03:18 AM
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FS[International]: Eurotoys larger intercooler
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Posted By avos

Sorry, the unit is sold

Sorry, the unit is sold
07-08-2018, 01:32 AM
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Views: 775
Posted By avos

One thought to keep in mind, is that the 2nd O2...

One thought to keep in mind, is that the 2nd O2 sensors are used to support the ECU in determining the fuel mixture. By using extenders, you are influencing the readings, and this can lead to some...
07-04-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By avos

So many options, I've used Mobil ATF 134 for...

So many options, I've used Mobil ATF 134 for years now.

Here is a list of oils you can use:
MB 236.14 - Automatic transmission fluids (ATF, Specification 236.14) - Mercedes-Benz Specifications...
06-27-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By avos

Have used Hawk Ceramic in the past, work pretty...

Have used Hawk Ceramic in the past, work pretty well.
06-24-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,197
Posted By avos

Just to note that the XKR uses a different MAF...

Just to note that the XKR uses a different MAF then the XK8 where all the above is referring to.
06-17-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
FS[International]: Eurotoys larger intercooler
Views: 802
Posted By avos

Eurotoys larger intercooler

Am doing a garage cleanup and saw I still had a a used Eurotoys intercooler

Its for the 4.0 XKR and XJR engines

Grab yourself a bargain, its on ebay without any reserve:
...
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