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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Today, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Daim

DE is the internet designation for Germany

DE is the internet designation for Germany
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Today, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Daim

Plus 19% VAT on the price of vehicle and...

Plus 19% VAT on the price of vehicle and shipping... But it still works out easily. The amount of US imported XJ-S coming in is shocking.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Daim

Just as a comparison... Top notch XJ-S...

Just as a comparison...

Top notch XJ-S models are sold from the US to DE with shipping etc. for around EUR 7000 and are sold here for >15000...

Just so you know...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Daim

That would be awesome, but as you said, shipping...

That would be awesome, but as you said, shipping would be the reason it wouldn't make sense. I can get a case for like 300.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,046
Posted By Daim

Hey guys, I just wanted to start on my...

Hey guys,

I just wanted to start on my transmission rebuild today, but... The transmission case has cracked. Yay! :rolleyes: Means I need a new case... BUT I at least have most of the parts...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Daim

I know it was not cracked before. It is a clean...

I know it was not cracked before. It is a clean and fresh crack. So it may have been the winter causing it.

Just wanted to highlight that a transmission fluid leak MAY well be a cracked case......
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Daim

I've already found some cheapish transmissions I...

I've already found some cheapish transmissions I can take apart. Welding would be possible, but I am worried about it carrying on. I would assume it is a stress crack, due to the position and way it...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Daim

It's about 11 cm long... I don't think it will...

It's about 11 cm long... I don't think it will stop going by the length.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Daim

TH400 casing cracked

Hey guys,

so, I wanted to start to rebuild my TH400, which has been going on for a while, until I checked the case to make sure it was usable and found a crack along the side. Very small. I tried...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By Daim

Well, I wouldn't call it lazy. I'd call it...

Well, I wouldn't call it lazy. I'd call it "comfortable"

Think back about 30-40 years. Cars normally only had a rear view mirror. External mirrors were seen as unwanted features. Heck, you had to...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By Daim

Luckily that is only half true... Because Germany...

Luckily that is only half true... Because Germany has no plans to introduce a general speed limit so that means not all EU countries will be receiving the limiters on new cars ;) Ba dum tsss...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By Daim

Luckily that is a rumor, as Jaguar is selling...

Luckily that is a rumor, as Jaguar is selling more now than they did as Ford sold them to Tata and even worse, Jaguar has never sold so many cars since production started with the XK120 :)

Also,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By Daim

Times changed about 10 years ago if you want to...

Times changed about 10 years ago if you want to go by figures...

I replaced my 1997 XJ8 with a 2018 Fiat 124 Spider. 237 HP vs. 140 HP. 1.8t vs. 1t. 5 speed auto vs. 6 speed auto. 3.2l NA V8 vs....
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Daim

Jaguar says in their manuals Not to split any...

Jaguar says in their manuals Not to split any calipers, unless you have the right alignment tools...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Daim

Pesonally I prefer the ribbed belt. Not because...

Pesonally I prefer the ribbed belt. Not because stronger or weaker but because they are less likely to squeal upon start up. They have a larger surface to grip and therefore just seem to do it...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Daim

Most modern brands also now have tensioner free...

Most modern brands also now have tensioner free setups, where as the belt tensions itself. My former Volvo C30 had 3 types because of issues regarding slip. The first was a standard preloaded...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,076
Posted By Daim

Forgot to upload the pics :D ...

Forgot to upload the pics :D

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1342/dsc_0265_78c0445674eb50e3a0e9b897dcb87499fc9124b9.jpg...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Daim

Nope, it is still the easiest... The cage is...

Nope, it is still the easiest...

The cage is held in place with 8 screws, two radius bars, one hand brake cable and 3 bolts from the prop (which you can also split).

And even on your own...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Daim

Hey Greg, with the introduction of ABS into...

Hey Greg,

with the introduction of ABS into the XJ-S, it needed a more powerful alternator. The original Lucas one was just too weak. So the result was they fitted a Bosch one, which needed the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-23-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,076
Posted By Daim

Actually on Tuesday... I installed the "Warrjon...

Actually on Tuesday... I installed the "Warrjon Chain Tensioner Plug". Awesome piece of kit! Thanks Warren!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-04-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Daim

In my opinion(!) the Marelli ignition is probably...

In my opinion(!) the Marelli ignition is probably the best you can get for a V12 engine before you go distributorless. No parts which can rust tight or seize. Sure, there have been a few fires but...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-02-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Daim

Marellis have long contact areas on the rotor...

Marellis have long contact areas on the rotor which removes the need for a mechanical advance/retard. The advance/retard is done via ICU.

So no, as Grant said, the dozzy is hollow and empty with...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-29-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Daim

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190406_100154_06668576e4258f06ee4612739d69c3fcc31871d9.jpg...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-27-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By Daim

Well, ypu rounded that up quite well... From 268...

Well, ypu rounded that up quite well... From 268 to 300 hp... ;) I think my little Fiat Spider now does 320 hp. Just rounded it up from 140 hp...

Btw, there are loads of UK cars with muscle... And...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-26-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,076
Posted By Daim

Warren, we seem to have the same taste ;)

Warren, we seem to have the same taste ;)
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