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06-10-2019, 03:03 PM
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Posted By johns55

I'm getting back to the car tomorrow and I'll try...

I'm getting back to the car tomorrow and I'll try every suggestion I've gotten.
06-09-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

I thought I'd update the thread since I've been...

I thought I'd update the thread since I've been away a while. My problems with the car have gone from bad to confusing. Cylinders 3,5, and 8 showing misfires after coil change. This is what I've done...
Forum: Marketplace
05-29-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By johns55

XK8 Bilstein front shocks

I have up for sale a used set of front Bilstein shocks. I purchased and installed these about 3 years ago. They have about 10,000 miles on them. I have converted my car to coilovers so these have...
Forum: Marketplace
05-23-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By johns55

I have sent you a private message.

I have sent you a private message.
05-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

Yes, I don't think the coils are the problem. I...

Yes, I don't think the coils are the problem. I just don't know how to check the wiring or ECU.
05-21-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

Yeah, something is very screwed up. I don't know...

Yeah, something is very screwed up. I don't know how to check the wiring for the coils. I did use my multimeter to check the injectors and they all checked very consistent at 16.1 ohms.
05-20-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

Ok, so I really need some help now. As I...

Ok, so I really need some help now. As I mentioned before, plugs and coils have been replaced. Checking the fuel system I get 40psi key on, 38 psi at idle and around 35 psi at 2,000 rpm. That...
05-18-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

Yes, this car has been taken apart and put back...

Yes, this car has been taken apart and put back together :icon_wink: New fuel filter and gas lines from tank to filter about 3 years ago. Maybe 10,000 miles ago. Sprung a gas leak on 3rd Ave and...
05-18-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

Ok, just found my regular scanner. It shows the...

Ok, just found my regular scanner. It shows the same codes and problems that Torque Pro shows. It can't read fuel data showing open circuit. I hooked up my cheap Harbor Freight fuel pressure gauge. I...
05-18-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

Thanks very much DonB for the detailed info. I...

Thanks very much DonB for the detailed info. I have checked as well as I can, all of the connectors and they look fine with no breaks in the wires. The plugs I replaced were Autolite XP3924. No...
05-16-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

I thought about that but I can't find my regular...

I thought about that but I can't find my regular scanner. I don't know where I put it. I'm using Torque pro to read codes. Does that do fuel trims also?
05-16-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By johns55

Misfire help needed

Hi all, I have a large problem that I need help with. My car was put away for the winter and I was doing some work on it. Fixed some rust which I'll start a new thread on soon, installed coilovers,...
Forum: Marketplace
05-15-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By johns55

XK8 rear Bilstein shocks, pair

I have up for sale a pair of Bilstein rear shocks. I had these installed on my car 2 years ago and they have about 5,000 miles on them. I ended up getting coilovers. They are in excellent condition.
05-11-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,900
Posted By johns55

I would say it would be better to do it while...

I would say it would be better to do it while doing the engine swap. Just drop the whole thing. You may be able to use a C clamp type press to get it in and out, not sure. It wasn't that tight to...
05-10-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,900
Posted By johns55

I used my regular press to put them in. I have a...

I used my regular press to put them in. I have a hydraulic table that I use to take out the front end. Raised it to the correct height to use the press. I also replaced the rear mounts since that's...
05-06-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By johns55

There is a plastic inspection plug at the bottom...

There is a plastic inspection plug at the bottom of the bell housing that you can remove to see how much oil may or may not be leaking from the rear main seal.
Forum: Marketplace
04-17-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,845
Posted By johns55

I'm looking for the driver door window and side...

I'm looking for the driver door window and side mirror switch. Do you happen to still have that?
Forum: Marketplace
04-16-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By johns55

xK8 Rear springs

I have up for sale a set of rear springs. These were taken from a 2000 XK8. They are in very good condition with no rust.
04-13-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By johns55

Aside from the P1637 code, it could be the solder...

Aside from the P1637 code, it could be the solder joint on the cluster. Mine went bad, I took the cluster out and re soldered the bad joint. The cluster was then fine for about 3 days and then it...
04-12-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By johns55

Jack up the front, grab the tire at 12:00 and...

Jack up the front, grab the tire at 12:00 and 6:00. Pull hard in both directions and see if you feel any movement. Usually, if the bearings are bad enough that you hear noise, you can feel movement...
04-04-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By johns55

There isn't a listed sequence but I usually start...

There isn't a listed sequence but I usually start at the center, from left to right, working towards the front and back. The torque spec is 9nm then to 11nm.
03-27-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By johns55

I wish I could help you. I had taken my...

I wish I could help you. I had taken my transmission out and brought it to Eriksson industries in Old Saybrook. They are the best transmission shop but they only work on pulled trannies. I don't...
03-25-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,361
Posted By johns55

Great job documenting your work. While I did...

Great job documenting your work. While I did mine, I decided to clean and paint the timing cover. Figured it would make it easier to see any future oil leaks.
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01-19-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By johns55

I'll be doing this job in the next month or two. ...

I'll be doing this job in the next month or two. I'll let you know how it goes.
01-14-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,809
Posted By johns55

Fantastic!!!!!

Fantastic!!!!!
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