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Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By JagCad

Cut off the old one. Pros do that

Cut off the old one. Pros do that
06-17-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By JagCad

Breaking the glass is not a disaster. ...

Breaking the glass is not a disaster.

Unfortunately, I lost the refence to a source for mirror assemblies and glass. I used then twice. One. glass alone for my Jeep. It came with the adhesive. I...
06-17-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By JagCad

Not safe in my lexicon. The hole in the wheel is...

Not safe in my lexicon. The hole in the wheel is too big! Not a fit with the Jaguar hub. Relies on the lug nuts only!!! Not good!!!

Elinor can tell you about wheels that seem to fit, but do not....
06-16-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By JagCad

I can only add a word of caution. Are the Faux...

I can only add a word of caution. Are the Faux pepper pots safe on the Jaguar.

1. The angle of the lug nuts must be compatible with the seat on the heel fopr those nuts. 37 degrees or 45? or...
06-15-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By JagCad

Gaiters and miter valves! Interesting bits!! ...

Gaiters and miter valves! Interesting bits!! Mine seem just fine. Little use as I seldom drive the Jaguar in the rain...

But, as of now, it is laid up !! For want of a "special LT1" Opti to...
06-14-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By JagCad

A bit of each??? 1. Owner lives in MASS. in...

A bit of each???

1. Owner lives in MASS. in summer. Car based in FLA. Winters there. Beneficial to register in mass. the $'s thing...

2. Description shows an 8 cylinder car, which it...
06-14-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By JagCad

Model T ford planmetary

Model T ford planmetary
06-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By JagCad

Clarke!!! Enjoy the new diggings. Reminds me...

Clarke!!!

Enjoy the new diggings. Reminds me of our move here in 75. Slept on air mattresses. Furniture delayed!!!
Cooler and Hibachi got us by.

No more Everest for fireball!!!

I feel the...
06-13-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,444
Posted By JagCad

Mix and match to the power!! Tis the way we...

Mix and match to the power!! Tis the way we live, huh!!!

Oughta work out really nice..

Carl
06-13-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,444
Posted By JagCad

The LT1 in my car came from a 94 Cadillac...

The LT1 in my car came from a 94 Cadillac Fleetwood brougham. iron heads version.
It has that oil filter adapter. If you look carefully, you might find that it has plugged holes.
Some...
06-11-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By JagCad

Sad, if so. My car enjoys many parts that came...

Sad, if so. My car enjoys many parts that came via Rock Auto. Indeed, I've wondered how the mail order places dealt with the various sales tax schemes!! Whew, in CA, they vary city tot city and...
06-09-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,934
Posted By JagCad

Ugh, tools fail. proceed as best with what you...

Ugh, tools fail. proceed as best with what you jave? or good reason to get a btter tool!!!

or fix the busted compressor.

My newest entertainment is You Tube via my smart TV. A guy iup Vermont...
06-09-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By JagCad

Years ago, on another forum, the issue of wet...

Years ago, on another forum, the issue of wet torque values vs dry torque.

I happened to recall that the factory manual for my Jeep mentioned this and had a table. Not much difference as I...
06-08-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By JagCad

A couple of decades ago, I began to apply...

A couple of decades ago, I began to apply Antiseize to lug nuts.

Decades,. before none. just dry was fine.

Why, escapes me, at this stage of life.

No issues with either !!!

Albeit, multi...
06-06-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By JagCad

The LT1 engine in my car runs fine on the...

The LT1 engine in my car runs fine on the original pump that the Jaguar came with. it is an 83 XJ !!

Caveat: It is laid up now. Quit suddenly. Luckily (?) in my drive. Son will come by later and...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-05-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,024
Posted By JagCad

That rig is known to the professionals as a "roll...

That rig is known to the professionals as a "roll back". I've watched some operators by my smart VIZIO TV.
Amazing recoveries of even severely damaged cars.

Yhe last one used his very new rig to...
06-03-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By JagCad

My LT! and 4l60 e handles the 2.88 with alacrity....

My LT! and 4l60 e handles the 2.88 with alacrity. Loafs at 70 in Od, but a throttle stab gets results with no need to down shift...

It does use the GM "hockey puck" rear munt. No vibration...
06-03-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,444
Posted By JagCad

Darren: Looking really great. 1. Is...

Darren:

Looking really great.

1. Is there enough room for the sharp edge of a busted ring to insert in to the ring gap on the stuck ring and pry it out, in pieces if necessary ? A busted ring...
06-02-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By JagCad

Can't say as to this produxct and it's...

Can't say as to this produxct and it's application to the XK engine.

My LT1 has an electric pump. Mezzierre (sp). It performs perfectly. It bailed me out of a self caused mess. don't ask!!

As...
06-02-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,504
Posted By JagCad

Fan came from a dead computer. already for 12v. ...

Fan came from a dead computer. already for 12v.

Carl
06-02-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,934
Posted By JagCad

I've never tried that process. Redye? Take...

I've never tried that process.

Redye? Take back to the natural product ?. And not all the material is leather. Vinyl covers some surfaces.

If so, where does the "new" color enter the process...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By JagCad

Electrickery will defy me for the remainder of my...

Electrickery will defy me for the remainder of my days.

1. 30 MA discharge is minute. A sure clue of a bad battery. What else????

2. Got a chuckle as to the "whack" method, aka percussion...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,024
Posted By JagCad

Comments on "break down insurance. 1. Your...

Comments on "break down insurance.

1. Your policy has a couple of forms of it as options. if you have collision and/or comprehensive and your car is disabled by a covered peril, tow service is...
05-31-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By JagCad

Comments: 1. Way back when, my employer...

Comments:

1. Way back when, my employer added wheel alignment to the service station. His costly investment included brackets, jacks and chains to adjust independent front suspensions. If the...
05-31-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By JagCad

Aye, the local ACE hardware has an impressive...

Aye, the local ACE hardware has an impressive collection of fasteners. Including some odd ones. I needed a 1/2" NF in lht nut!!!! I found one.

Some folks just do nt want to deal with the general...
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