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01-31-2019, 01:23 AM
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Posted By primaz

Thumbs up Great work as usual Andrew! I highly recommend...

Great work as usual Andrew! I highly recommend that anyone considering a Jaguar V8 upgrade, to buy the kits from Jaguar Specialties and work with Andrew. Andrew provides a well engineered kit that...
01-29-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By primaz

Cool Jose, you should post more pictures of your...

Cool Jose, you should post more pictures of your car :)
01-26-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By primaz

I daily drive mine in California averaging about...

I daily drive mine in California averaging about 30,000 miles per year. For an XK8 / XKR and other later model Jaguar's, Andrew at Jaguar Specialties has great kits that make it easy for the DYI and...
01-26-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By primaz

The seats were from a Vaden Plas which required...

The seats were from a Vaden Plas which required them to be sectioned about 12" to fit as the rears were wider but the pattern of the stock was recreated as original, what we did though was to change...
01-25-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By primaz

Either LS variant would work fine in a Jaguar, I...

Either LS variant would work fine in a Jaguar, I just did this one because of the circumstances, it was a great deal that I could not pass up. The main difference is the truck intake is geared for...
01-25-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By primaz

thoughts from my experience

While my Jaguar is not an XK8/XKE/X100, my is a a 1963 Jaguar 3.8s and it has a modern LS1 5.3 that is mildly modified with around 400 HP. The car looks fairly stock on the outside but has upgraded...
01-21-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,701
Posted By primaz

suspension powder coated and braced...

The Jaguar 3.8s came with a good 4 wheel independent suspension setup and with a bit of customizing it is now transformed to really hug the roads and perform like other modern performance sedans. ...
01-19-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,701
Posted By primaz

License bolt lights

This picture does not really show the true brightness as the car was in reverse and in real life the red it much more vibrant and stands out well. These are an easy upgrade and will provide four...
01-16-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By primaz

Did they fire Michael Marter, their VP & GM? I...

Did they fire Michael Marter, their VP & GM? I hope so! He provided such a terrible experience when they provided me the wrong parts and would NOT do anything about it! They do have a few unique...
01-16-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,701
Posted By primaz

Thanks for the information. I kind of like the...

Thanks for the information. I kind of like the all red tail lamps but if I change my mind I will send you a PM. One thing I did do is to add these LED license plate bolts which light up a bright...
01-15-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,701
Posted By primaz

Finally I can give those idiots that should have...

Finally I can give those idiots that should have their license revoked the horn! Northern CA is starting to get like Socal with so many maniacs that tailgate and drive like morons so a loud horn is...
01-15-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,701
Posted By primaz

Train horn now has the power!

It seems like so many people think they can cut in front of a nice cool car and finally my train horn just got an upgrade that really makes it blast super loud! I had installed the Wolo Orient...
12-24-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By primaz

Maybe you should consider it as it is not that...

Maybe you should consider it as it is not that expensive to reskin the seats to the color you want? Those V6 engines are very reliable and have a lot of options for upgrades....
12-24-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By primaz

On my S-type it would sit around 10 o'clock and...

On my S-type it would sit around 10 o'clock and when I changed out the old wipers to new it rested at the bottom; the new wipers come with new chrome arms from SNG Barrett. It could also be the...
11-03-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

Glyn, If my suspension was flawed as you say from...

Glyn, If my suspension was flawed as you say from not knowing my car then my car would not handle very well would it? Well then how is that my car has out handled so many cars as an example I have...
11-03-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

I will stick to facts rather than make...

I will stick to facts rather than make assumptions as you have about my car. While I have not lost a race on the street maybe you would need to drive a AMG F1 to beat me? The fact is that my car...
11-02-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

Glyn, your focus is on stock face it you just are...

Glyn, your focus is on stock face it you just are not a fan of modified. The GTR and even the NISMO edition are great factory cars with a top speed of 197 and 0-60 in 2.7 which is fantastic for a...
11-02-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

Cool I disagree, I have driven the GTR and while nice...

I disagree, I have driven the GTR and while nice my 240Z does handle better and is faster in every spec for 0-60, 0-100, braking, etc. That is REALITY dude, real world rubber to asphalt results. You...
11-02-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

Glyn, You DO NOT know 240Z cars. They are one of...

Glyn, You DO NOT know 240Z cars. They are one of the best balanced cars out there, took the SCCA C production national championships 8 years straight along with numerous other wins. My Z car takes...
11-01-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

I do think the Callum's MKII is done very well...

I do think the Callum's MKII is done very well and he did not spare any costs as that car is over $350K in US dollars. He built as if Jaguar were to make a new MKII much like other brands have done...
11-01-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

I disagree as my Jag turns heads, gets consistent...

I disagree as my Jag turns heads, gets consistent "thumbs up" and before the wider wheels, etc. she would get out handled by a Prius and even a Toyota Camary but now I can out perform a Mercedes,...
11-01-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

Center lock wheels are really kind of lame...

Center lock wheels are really kind of lame compared to modern hubs. The stock wheels are heavy, not very stylish (grandpa style), not as secure, no locking lugs for security. I am so glad I got rid...
10-31-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

Glyn, My car needed a lot of body work but...

Glyn,

My car needed a lot of body work but the rear fenders were not pulled more than 1/4" and after the bodywork was done I measured and I could actually put a larger 255 tire so NO a stock 3.8...
10-30-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

I have had several flats over the last few years...

I have had several flats over the last few years of driving my Jaguar and have zero issues taking on and off my 17" x 8.5" wheel with a 245 tire in the rear. The stock size you state of a 205/70/15...
10-30-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,816
Posted By primaz

There is NO reason to change the S type body with...

There is NO reason to change the S type body with coombs arch, etc. If you measure and put the right offset you can put a 225 to 245 wide tire on all four corners without rubbing the body, without...
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