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Yesterday, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Doug

Another tiny clue to identify the genuine Jaguar...

Another tiny clue to identify the genuine Jaguar Pepperpots:

The part number is stamped right on the wheel! :)

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06-15-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By Doug

Continued searching might yield results.....but I...

Continued searching might yield results.....but I gave up on finding the drain elbows and duckbills in good condition. I ended up buying a couple of radiator hoses of the right diameter that had a...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By Doug

You can get the circuit breaker from a Jag...

You can get the circuit breaker from a Jag specialist but it's an oddball; no need to search for one (nor pay the crazy price when you find one). A fuse or generic breaker is fine. And 30 amp should...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-15-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Doug

When I had the TH400 overhauled on my XJS V12...

When I had the TH400 overhauled on my XJS V12 many years ago the guy had the transmission out of the car in maybe 90 minutes. This was at a Chevy dealer and the mechanic had never worked on a Jaguar...
06-15-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,162
Posted By Doug

Grant already spoke about removing the...

Grant already spoke about removing the thermostats.

Earlier, before removing them, did you bleed the cooling, as mentioned? It's essential to do so. And sometimes it takes 2-3 tries to get all the...
06-14-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Doug

[/b] Depends on market. Some had cat...

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Depends on market. Some had cat converters and O2 sensors; some didn't.


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Another market variation. The engine should (at least) run smoothly and rev freely at either...
06-13-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Doug

Because the issue has been blown...

Because the issue has been blown out-of-proportion, especially in the car hobby circles. There's a lot of scape-goating going on




The owners manual for my *1985* Jaguar clearly states that...
06-13-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Doug

Get a new battery, for sure. And make sure both...

Get a new battery, for sure. And make sure both main grounds are clean, as well as two the "+" posts on the firewall

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-13-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Doug

Good idea. It's fairly common for new belts to...

Good idea. It's fairly common for new belts to stretch a wee bit, and need re-tensioning.

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,966
Posted By Doug

Yes, the injectors themselves can cause a...

Yes, the injectors themselves can cause a roughness/misfire due to clogging or pray pattern problems. Every Jag I've owned has had some sort of idle weirdness. In all cases having the injectors...
06-12-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Doug

Most if not all '86 4.2 models (certainly all the...

Most if not all '86 4.2 models (certainly all the USA market '86s) had a ballast resistor but the system seem to work fine without 'em.....as over the years a few have reported tossing 'em over the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Doug

Loose drive belt at the pump? Cheers DD

Loose drive belt at the pump?


Cheers
DD
06-12-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Doug

Ignition modules (AC Delco D1906) are known for...

Ignition modules (AC Delco D1906) are known for failing, yes

Most commonly, but not exclusively, they fail after absorbing a lot of engine heat.....like after 45-60 minutes of driving...and return...
06-12-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Doug

If the fuel is a little dirty at the pump and...

If the fuel is a little dirty at the pump and filter then it might be very dirty at the pickup screens at the bottom of each tank. What can happen is the crud settles away from the pickups if the car...
06-12-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Doug

Yes. Rusty/contaminated fuel tanks I know...

Yes. Rusty/contaminated fuel tanks

I know you replaced the fuel filter already but remove it and empty the contents into a clean jar. What you see will dictate your next steps. Takes but a few...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By Doug

Tex, I suspect many have read your question and...

Tex, I suspect many have read your question and silently thought "Geez, where do I begin?". The question is too big too answer !

Anyhow, to start the ball rolling, two things stand out for me:
...
06-10-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By Doug

Yup! Great guy, great service. I've sent many...

Yup! Great guy, great service. I've sent many sets of injectors to him, even non-Jaguar injectors

Every Jag I've owned has had some sort of idle quality weirdness at one time or another. Cleaning...
06-10-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By Doug

You've covered a lot of ground! Good work. ...

You've covered a lot of ground! Good work.

One thing I didn't see mentioned, though, was setting the throttle blade gap (.002") and making sure the throttle body bore was shiny-clean. Not...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-10-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By Doug

Excellent observation. Incompetent and lazy....

Excellent observation.

Incompetent and lazy. Lazy physically and mentally.

I don't summarily reject all new technologies but sometimes you just gotta wonder what we're getting ourselves into. I...
06-09-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Doug

Check/clean the two "+" junction posts on the...

Check/clean the two "+" junction posts on the firewall. These are the "+" voltage supply points for the entire car.

If you're not familiar with them.....

On a LHD car one is a few inches below,...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-09-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Doug

It does sorta look like something a guy...in an...

It does sorta look like something a guy...in an attempt to patch things together.... would've pulled out of the bottom drawer of his toolbox, huh? :)

My '88 has the same thing


Cheers
DD
06-09-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Doug

Good work ! Does the LR35 have the latching...

Good work !

Does the LR35 have the latching capability?

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-09-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Doug

IMO, yes. I'd be happy with that Cheers DD

IMO, yes. I'd be happy with that

Cheers
DD
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-09-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By Doug

I've always used the non-dampened brake discs. No...

I've always used the non-dampened brake discs. No problems at all

Cheers
DD
06-09-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By Doug

In one of the sticky threads at the top of this...

In one of the sticky threads at the top of this section is a buyers guide that might help

Any 30-35 year old Jag is gonna need work....especially in that price range. It's a rare one that doesn't...
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