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Forum: XE ( X760 )
12-25-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,049
Posted By carpenter75

Why would you stick S badging on a car that's not...

Why would you stick S badging on a car that's not an S? Reminds me of the poser 3 series bmw owners pretending they have an M.
Forum: XE ( X760 )
11-01-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By carpenter75

Mine too were getting beat up with only 3K miles...

Mine too were getting beat up with only 3K miles on the car and that was during the summer and fall last year before snow. I had the stone guard film applied on the lower rocker and the flares in Nov...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
08-02-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By carpenter75

That is correct. Only the driver's side.

That is correct. Only the driver's side.
Forum: XE ( X760 )
06-27-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,233
Posted By carpenter75

Yikes that's terrible. I am sure part of this...

Yikes that's terrible. I am sure part of this issue is also the incredibly soft clear coat on these cars. It's easily the softest and easiest to scratch/swirl paint I have ever seen.
Forum: XE ( X760 )
06-13-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,039
Posted By carpenter75

That's funny you mention that. I thought the same...

That's funny you mention that. I thought the same thing. I don't even have a dog, but you sure couldn't tell from that trim. Also noticed that a LOT of water gets into the door jamb area. Even had a...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
06-12-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,039
Posted By carpenter75

Yes IPASS does as well. I don't have a front...

Yes IPASS does as well. I don't have a front plate though. That's why I was going to check into some sort of grill mount or something like that. The license plate mount ones just use the existing...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
06-12-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,039
Posted By carpenter75

Can you point out where you have yours. I can't...

Can you point out where you have yours. I can't get my IPass to work at all, so just wondering where exactly you have yours placed. Considering ordering the license plate mount one and figuring out...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
05-30-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By carpenter75

I would be curious to know things like: ...

I would be curious to know things like:

What is the average cost/timeline of taking a dealer to court to fight something like this?



Do those lawyer costs gets covered in the lawsuit...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
05-28-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By carpenter75

I posted this in a different thread, but here are...

I posted this in a different thread, but here are the sizes at least in the US.


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Forum: XE ( X760 )
05-07-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,805
Posted By carpenter75

To change the color of your car to something not...

To change the color of your car to something not offered by the manufacturer. Uniqueness.
Forum: XE ( X760 )
04-23-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By carpenter75

I paid $180 to have it put on. This covers the...

I paid $180 to have it put on. This covers the rocker wheel to wheel and he also went up all the way up the edge of the door as well. It did not include behind the rear wheel.
Forum: XE ( X760 )
04-20-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By carpenter75

Yes very common issue that I had myself. I only...

Yes very common issue that I had myself. I only drive on highways as well and after 2000 miles I was already noticing it was starting to look bad. I had the chip guard film put on. That works...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
04-02-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,032
Posted By carpenter75

Are these tips that just fit over the existing...

Are these tips that just fit over the existing tips and use a set screw to tighten up? They look like they stick out quite a bit? Do you have a side profile pic?
Forum: XE ( X760 )
03-10-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,489
Posted By carpenter75

I would have skipped the sunroof, especially if...

I would have skipped the sunroof, especially if it was a $1000 option. The sunroof itself (glass top) is a pretty decent size so it lets a lot of light in when closed. When it's open however the open...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
03-10-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,489
Posted By carpenter75

It's interesting to see the different way Jaguar...

It's interesting to see the different way Jaguar sells cars across the markets. In the US (and I think Canada) you don't get an option to not have a sunroof even on the base XE. It is a standard...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
02-28-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,489
Posted By carpenter75

ah thanks.. yeah I don't need to go through all...

ah thanks.. yeah I don't need to go through all that. That's pretty significant. A simple start button on the fob would have been nice though. App is nice when when you aren't in range of the car,...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
02-28-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,489
Posted By carpenter75

I meant the headlights with the LED Jblade strip....

I meant the headlights with the LED Jblade strip. Kind of 2 statements there in one sentence. I like the LED JBlade look and also I wouldn't settle for halogens.
Can you provide a link to purchasing...
Forum: XE ( X760 )
02-28-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,489
Posted By carpenter75

I had some must haves for me when finding my car....

I had some must haves for me when finding my car. Those were:

Heads Up Display - Sadly the XE's Heads up is not good at all compared to other cars. Not nearly as crisp and it doesn't show...
02-21-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By carpenter75

Don't stop with just the wheel and gear lever...

Don't stop with just the wheel and gear lever covers....
Forum: XE ( X760 )
02-20-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,453
Posted By carpenter75

It's blue on every map I've seen :D

It's blue on every map I've seen :D
02-19-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,618
Posted By carpenter75

While not a sports car ,you can option up an E300...

While not a sports car ,you can option up an E300 to over $95,000 and that is without adding accessories or maintenance which also seems pretty crazy to me
01-24-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,013
Posted By carpenter75

Locking lugs are not a "be all end all" for rim...

Locking lugs are not a "be all end all" for rim security, much like a deadbolt isn't going to stop a good thief from getting into your house. Certainly there would be ways to get a master set, but...
01-22-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,001
Posted By carpenter75

How pathetic that a site this large can't be...

How pathetic that a site this large can't be bothered to fix an issue like this. Accessing the site from a mobile device is almost impossible at times. Someone take some initiative and get it fixed....
01-22-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By carpenter75

I get the "your phone has been infected with 4...

I get the "your phone has been infected with 4 viruses" popup/redirect on occasion when visiting from my mobile phone. Does not matter what browser and it even did this after a fresh factory reset....
Forum: XE ( X760 )
01-19-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By carpenter75

I just had my car in for service as the service...

I just had my car in for service as the service warning was on 3 months and 4k miles after picking it up. Despite the light being on they said the car wasn't due for service. There is a timer that...
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