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Posted By harvest14

Valve cover noise NOT chains?

My car has been problem free for a couple of years and according to the engine number it came from the factory with metal timing gear. Today, after sitting for a week or so, it made some...
06-11-2019, 07:29 PM
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Posted By harvest14

I think the connections to the throttle body are...

I think the connections to the throttle body are in that same circuit? It seems a few years ago I had similar symptoms and cleaning the throttle body electrical connections helped. I eventually had...
06-02-2019, 10:30 PM
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Views: 733
Posted By harvest14

I had a new headliner installed a few years ago...

I had a new headliner installed a few years ago for $200, looked great.

I had a new windshield installed 2 years ago; about $230 —. Also looks great.

Correct - P1111 is a GOOD code. It means...
05-12-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By harvest14

If you purchase the 50/50 mixture then the water...

If you purchase the 50/50 mixture then the water is already added, as I understand it. Based on that you would just fill it from the bottles and not add any additional water.

What I do is buy the...
05-11-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By harvest14

Iíve used this kit on my last 2 XJRs for...

Iíve used this kit on my last 2 XJRs for servicing the supercharger.
...
05-10-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By harvest14

+1 for Christopher's foreign car parts - I...

+1 for Christopher's foreign car parts - I installed one of their kits a few years ago on an XJ8 and was happy with everything. I did the whole job, upper & lower tensioners, guides and chains. No...
05-03-2019, 04:21 PM
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Posted By harvest14

Instrument Panel trim rings

I received the six trim rings from the UK today. The three large ones and the one on the clock fit snugly (friction fit), really don't seem to need any glue. They didn't move or make any noise when...
04-29-2019, 11:05 AM
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Posted By harvest14

I’m on my third X308, second XJR. My experience...

I’m on my third X308, second XJR. My experience with all three is that with my blue tooth device connected I could drive forever and never get P1111. But, if I disconnected the device and would drive...
04-28-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,944
Posted By harvest14

Do you have a device (blue tooth or otherwise)...

Do you have a device (blue tooth or otherwise) connected to your car that continually monitors and displays data?
04-26-2019, 11:32 AM
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Posted By harvest14

Just because...

I went for an all too rare drive in my XJR today. I was supposed to just drive to get a haircut and back home so we can catch our movie on time. Instead, I skipped the haircut and just drove for an...
04-26-2019, 09:26 AM
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Posted By harvest14

Paint is fantastic. Looks like a brand new car!

Paint is fantastic. Looks like a brand new car!
04-17-2019, 08:20 PM
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Posted By harvest14

ericjansen, Could you forward me the details...

ericjansen,

Could you forward me the details on where to get the chrome instrument panel rings?
04-10-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,400
Posted By harvest14

The Fob arrived many days ago but my schedule...

The Fob arrived many days ago but my schedule hasn’t let up! Today is beautiful in NC so I decided to drive the XJR to work. Poor thing hasn’t been touched in weeks. There were no Fob programming...
03-29-2019, 06:47 PM
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Posted By harvest14

Your Carnival Red car is one of the prettiest...

Your Carnival Red car is one of the prettiest Jaguars I've ever seen. My favorite colors for an X308 (in order of preference) are 1) Carnival Red 2) BRG 3) Dark/Navy blue (don't know the Jaguar...
03-29-2019, 05:20 PM
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Posted By harvest14

That's a beautiful car Patioboater! Very elegant...

That's a beautiful car Patioboater! Very elegant looking.

These pictures are actually kind of lame because the light is coming from the wrong side; the car actually looks glossy and shines better...
03-29-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,400
Posted By harvest14

I just ordered one. I’ll report back next week...

I just ordered one. I’ll report back next week when it arrives. Can’t beat the price! $13.95 shipped!
03-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By harvest14

A weak battery could also be responsible for...

A weak battery could also be responsible for codes on these cars. If the battery in one of these cars isn't in tip-top condition the electronics do NOT like it. Just something cheap to rule out...
03-22-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By harvest14

So despite clean looking oil I went ahead and did...

So despite clean looking oil I went ahead and did an oil/filter change since it's been over a year. It's fun and remarkably easy to do on an X308 anyway!

My oil cooler feed line (goes towards...
03-20-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,164
Posted By harvest14

Yes, and the upgraded primary chain, oil pump...

Yes, and the upgraded primary chain, oil pump etc. I had a 2003 XJR before this car and it was exactly the same. I refused to buy my current 2002 XJR until the seller let me climb underneath and...
03-20-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,164
Posted By harvest14

I've owned 2 XJ8 Jaguars and 2 XJR Jaguars; I...

I've owned 2 XJ8 Jaguars and 2 XJR Jaguars; I don't think the cam covers are that different to remove. Removing the cam cover on a supercharged car isn't particularly difficult. I would first get...
03-16-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By harvest14

Oil change - what's more important, time or mileage?

I pulled my XJR out of the garage today for it's annual State inspection and tag renewal. Washed and vacuumed and then drove around for a while. It drives PERFECT, I should really make the time to...
03-16-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By harvest14

There are a few places that will re-build them. ...

There are a few places that will re-build them. Since they are not particularly easy to remove I'd either repair or replace it before you put everything back together.

This guy comes highly...
02-16-2019, 03:35 PM
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Views: 345,197
Posted By harvest14

Two potentially interesting X308 events today. ...

Two potentially interesting X308 events today.

1) I bought some little self-adhesive felt stickers; round. I removed all my trim wood and strategically put them at connection points. Lots of...
02-16-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By harvest14

I think you push it up a bit and then slide the...

I think you push it up a bit and then slide the bottom side out. In the picture of the backside of the new badge I'm not "sure" which is the top, but essentially the large plastic pieces on one side...
01-18-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By harvest14

I think it was a pretty fair price. Like he...

I think it was a pretty fair price. Like he said, the car doesn't need a lot of expensive cosmetic work and another set of wood trim was included! The tensioners haven't failed yet so there's no...
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