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Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By ronbros

Sleek, was your car built with FORD engineering,...

Sleek, was your car built with FORD engineering, after Ford bought Jaguar?

Ford R&D spent some time redoing the cooling of engine and cooling system!
ron
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By ronbros

I do know there is no other Jag in the world...

I do know there is no other Jag in the world ,like it!...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By ronbros

thanks guys , my car has so many little mods i...

thanks guys , my car has so many little mods i forget a lot,untill i have to rethink, and i sometimes amaze myself!

when i'm half asleep i can think of what has been done to the inside of the...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-17-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By ronbros

the meter is on 200V , maybe try 20V???

the meter is on 200V , maybe try 20V???
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-17-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By ronbros

the door poppers are from Summit racing, operated...

the door poppers are from Summit racing, operated by a key fob,or just reach inside and open doors.

the holes left after factory handles , are a plate welded behind door metal, then hammered flat...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-16-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By ronbros

YES, i did mine 26yrs ago, also curved the bottom...

YES, i did mine 26yrs ago, also curved the bottom of door jams and doors!...
06-16-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,420
Posted By ronbros

a 6 cylinder engine is only half a 12 cylinder,...

a 6 cylinder engine is only half a 12 cylinder, so much easier to keep kool!!!!!!
06-15-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,420
Posted By ronbros

Jagsandmgs, they may not over heat in NH(new...

Jagsandmgs, they may not over heat in NH(new hampshire),, but in central Texas where summers get over 100+ F, for many days the Jag V12s are as close to overheat and BOILING after shutdown!

and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,746
Posted By ronbros

Scott a 454 chevyin a Jaguar may be fast, and...

Scott a 454 chevyin a Jaguar may be fast, and thats all, seen local guy , sold for $1500. dollars ,run good but little interest!

it aint a V12. ####.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-14-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,852
Posted By ronbros

maybe something along these lines, XJS roadster...

maybe something along these lines, XJS roadster 1978 , proper done V12 400HP,etc.

LOW and WIDE, most of the original lines enhanced!...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-13-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,047
Posted By ronbros

i like it nice future thinking!

i like it nice future thinking!
06-12-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,444
Posted By ronbros

honestly it dont look like a Hiperformance Chevy...

honestly it dont look like a Hiperformance Chevy small block engine!

just ordinary , Cast iron crankshaft(not Steel).

small cast iron 2 bolt main caps,(
(not steel 4 bolt type).

of course...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-12-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,047
Posted By ronbros

all they have to do is (just reprogram us to a...

all they have to do is (just reprogram us to a higher level, like any robot ).
Spike your 1st sentence says it all ,most of us dont know we have been programmed for centuries!

one generation...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-08-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,746
Posted By ronbros

tell you what send some pix of the heads ,...

tell you what send some pix of the heads , chamber side , inlet port side , and exhaust port view, and top view??
just maybe we can help them sell!
ron
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,746
Posted By ronbros

BUT if you can afford it , build a V12 and show...

BUT if you can afford it , build a V12 and show us what you got??
ron
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-07-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,746
Posted By ronbros

scott you are way off base on your thoughts about...

scott you are way off base on your thoughts about the jaguar V12!!!

and if you think you can use American V8 type of engine modifications,THEY DO NOT WORK ON Jaguar V12s, its been tried many times...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,746
Posted By ronbros

Scott , TWR raced many Jaguar V12 cars with all...

Scott , TWR raced many Jaguar V12 cars with all types of engine modifictions, and they said the best mod would be to increase stroke as much money as you can afford!

altho for an everyday street...
06-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By ronbros

i use a 3.73 powerlok with a 700R4 overdive...

i use a 3.73 powerlok with a 700R4 overdive trans. ,, in overdrive final ratio is 2.60-1,, better for cruisin than 2.88 with 3spd trans!

but it really shines for acclleration and passing,!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,047
Posted By ronbros

i still like the new Jaguar XJ/XJL for a nice...

i still like the new Jaguar XJ/XJL for a nice everyday driver!

for some reason i look at the XF series as upgraded Ford Mustangs!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-04-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,746
Posted By ronbros

YES like said , JUNK IS JUNK ! China will buy...

YES like said , JUNK IS JUNK ! China will buy all we can get!
penny a pound!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By ronbros

Transmission mount.duh!!

Transmission mount.duh!!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-03-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,746
Posted By ronbros

value of old Jag V12 engines,, around 10 yrs ago...

value of old Jag V12 engines,, around 10 yrs ago i had accumulated 3 complete take out Pre-HE engines , one a 4 carb V12 , and 2 FI engines V12s!!

had them for for 5yrs before making a move to...
06-03-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,504
Posted By ronbros

problem is when parked over night is when oder...

problem is when parked over night is when oder appears , the electric fan would not run when parked , when i'm moving air flow is enough to clear air out bottom vents, 1978 XJS!
ron
06-03-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,444
Posted By ronbros

Darren new pistons for that engine are cheap low...

Darren new pistons for that engine are cheap low cost, why take chance on old pistons with new rings, groove could be i bad shape or loose when cleaned up!

try summit racing for parts?
there no...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-01-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,047
Posted By ronbros

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-...

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i understand that Jaguar XJ220 are expensive to maintain ,parts,etc....
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