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Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Tervuren

Ah, I've read about this show. A strong...

Ah, I've read about this show.

A strong sense of humor is required.

You could fool people in other countries; but the other countries might not have enough of a sense of humor to let you keep...
Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By Tervuren

Bob, I'm answering your question in the other...

Bob, I'm answering your question in the other thread in this thread as it is more relevant.

He sold his XK this year and got a 911, however, this is what he thought at 110,000 miles.



These...
Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Tervuren

If I went looking for the troublesome ones I...

If I went looking for the troublesome ones I think I'd have less responses than looking for the ones that have not been troublesome.

That is my perspective; these are good cars.



Thanks to...
06-16-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Tervuren

Has your X150 not been troublesome?

A while back we had such a thread, I thought I'd see who is still having a mechanically reliable experience.

I bought my car in late 2015 with 48K miles on it, I am now approaching 75K miles.
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06-15-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By Tervuren

Hmm, must be a roots blower.

Hmm, must be a roots blower.
06-14-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,847
Posted By Tervuren

I did not say my volume knob on the steering...

I did not say my volume knob on the steering wheel was eaten by grease.

I was referring to the soft touch coating on buttons on later cars.

Mercedes, similar issue.
06-13-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,847
Posted By Tervuren

Soft switches can be dissolved by whatever is on...

Soft switches can be dissolved by whatever is on your fingers.

I'm not sure what you mean by seriously worn buttons.

Later cars have a gooey layer on top of the plastic that will look ugly...
06-13-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By Tervuren

Kazi, There is a "Speed Pack" spoiler for the...

Kazi, There is a "Speed Pack" spoiler for the 5.0L XKR's that is bigger than stock.

It also might be an option to look into. It is a factory part.
06-13-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,819
Posted By Tervuren

Dealers and Independents can be either crappy or...

Dealers and Independents can be either crappy or good.

Being an independent doesn't mean a better or worse experience than a dealer.

When I bought my Jaguar the dealer had a service department...
06-10-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By Tervuren

When buying a used luxury car it helps to...

When buying a used luxury car it helps to approach it from an angle that if it goes kaput you are able to go out and buy another used luxury car.

This brings peace of mind. Buy half your budget or...
06-10-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By Tervuren

The primary factor is time and environment. ...

The primary factor is time and environment.

The secondary factor is proper fluid and filter maintenance.

Steady usage and care and I would imagine the mileage threshold to much higher than most...
06-05-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,224
Posted By Tervuren

There is a difference between a low oil flow...

There is a difference between a low oil flow situation, and low oil level, sometimes they get conflated.

AlexJag, have known a place to do that once.
05-29-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Tervuren

There was never enough information to conclude if...

There was never enough information to conclude if what you have are replicas or not.

The two people with weights both bought them online instead of being OEM.

That said, the same design of...
05-17-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By Tervuren

I do not remember. I haven't been counting...

I do not remember.

I haven't been counting money spent with this car.

I believe with labor it was <$300, but whether that Less Than was $50, $200, or $299 I do not recall.

That was three...
05-15-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By Tervuren

As you lower price point, you do open up to more...

As you lower price point, you do open up to more that can afford that price point.

Sales were down, they needed a wider sales base.

It was Jaguar fishing for more buyers by extending who could...
05-15-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By Tervuren

It will shift at red line. Perhaps you weren't...

It will shift at red line. Perhaps you weren't quite there yet?

Not sure why the transmission would start to "slip/click".

With an open differential of a 4.2XKR you'd likely be burning just one...
05-14-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,427
Posted By Tervuren

I don't have infinite scroll, I remember it...

I don't have infinite scroll, I remember it catching me though, somewhere.

Maybe it was a different forum, or maybe I figured out how to turn it of and forgot I did so.
05-13-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,427
Posted By Tervuren

The market has changed a lot since this thread...

The market has changed a lot since this thread was made.

There really are not a lot of '08/09 XKR's on the market.

And judging most common by what is on the market isn't accurate, as some...
05-13-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Tervuren

You can use generic ones, but make sure whatever...

You can use generic ones, but make sure whatever shop you have do the work can set them up.
05-12-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By Tervuren

I'm curious, is this with traction control...

I'm curious, is this with traction control disabled?

The TC will make a cut if it slips.
Forum: Off Topic
05-12-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Tervuren

I am probably an outlier for the entertainment...

I am probably an outlier for the entertainment industry, so take my comment with a lack of seriousness.

I avoid videos with annotations on the preview thumbnail.

Since a lot of video makers do...
Forum: Off Topic
05-12-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By Tervuren

There is an interesting thing where execs and...

There is an interesting thing where execs and marketing fail when it comes to internet outrage.

Internet outrage is free views.

If the outrage is by people that would never buy or use your...
05-11-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,540
Posted By Tervuren

This does make it more difficult long distance. ...

This does make it more difficult long distance.

Interest rates were so low unless you were ultra conservative, having some form of loan made a lot of sense.

It does limit when it comes to...
05-11-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,540
Posted By Tervuren

To some extent though, his comment about gambling...

To some extent though, his comment about gambling is correct.

It also applies to PPI's.

They might miss something, something might develop right after.

Something could go wrong at any time. ...
05-11-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Tervuren

Sponginess is going to be part of the hydraulics...

Sponginess is going to be part of the hydraulics or inconsistent power assist.

When was the last time brake fluid was changed?
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