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Yesterday, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Thermo

D Nok, those look like the ones that I put on my...

D Nok, those look like the ones that I put on my car. The only thing that you will need to do is remove the locking nut at the heim joint. This will allow you to screw in the heim joint just the...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,221
Posted By Thermo

Artie, i helped a fellow member with a problem in...

Artie, i helped a fellow member with a problem in his car where it would just turn off going down the road or it would fall into "failsafe mode" (limiting his speed to 30 mph, on a major highway, he...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Thermo

Cello, hopefully this will give you something to...

Cello, hopefully this will give you something to play with. Looking at the references that I have, the fuel rail has a high and low setting that it is looking for the car to be between. This would...
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06-17-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Thermo

darren, check out: ...

darren, check out: http://www.tonygreensteammodels.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=101. They may have what you are after. I would also check out Hornby: https://www.hornby.com/us-en/. They...
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06-16-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Thermo

Dareenmb, if you ever have any issues, let me...

Dareenmb, if you ever have any issues, let me know. I run a little train repair business and have fixed a few Hornby products. Depending on the motor in the locomotives, you can possibly upgrade...
06-15-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Thermo

fifs0075, I have not had to fix this myself, but...

fifs0075, I have not had to fix this myself, but I helped someone over the internet fix their tranny that had this issue. So, I will pass on my interpretation of what happened. The actual work is...
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06-15-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Thermo

Old radar, the best way that I have found to...

Old radar, the best way that I have found to explain the difference in thinking is to pull out a sheet of paper and on a line write "thought" then a small line and then "answer", leave a little...
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06-15-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Thermo

darrenmb, you are like me, you have grown older,...

darrenmb, you are like me, you have grown older, just not grown up. I still play with model trains too. I have been custom painting a few tonight just for fun. I do have a Big Boy in my collection...
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06-15-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Thermo

They just spent something like 10 years restoring...

They just spent something like 10 years restoring that locomotive. Most of the funds for the resto were donated. The railroad didn't pay for much. A lot of the parts had to be custom built because...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
06-14-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By Thermo

Jag7, enjoy the ride. You will get used to the...

Jag7, enjoy the ride. You will get used to the longer car. Lay the seat back, put in some nice music and enjoy the ride. Maybe even abuse the loud pedal periodically to keep yourself young and...
06-13-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Thermo

Mike, to get what you are describing then, I can...

Mike, to get what you are describing then, I can only think of 2 possibilities. The less likely one is that the door seal for the rear door (most likely) is bad and it is allowing water in. I would...
06-13-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By Thermo

This is starting to sound really fishy to me. ...

This is starting to sound really fishy to me. Unless somehow oil is coming through the firewall, it either is not oil or someone placed it there. I would try dunking the ECM in a gallon of say...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
06-12-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Thermo

jonny, in my case, I could run the car, get the...

jonny, in my case, I could run the car, get the warming, turn off the car and let it cool with the problem clearing itself on the next start. But, after 5-10 minutes of running, the light would come...
06-12-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By Thermo

Adam, actually, the manual/automatic transmission...

Adam, actually, the manual/automatic transmission thing is a show stopper without reprogramming (I missed this tidbit in the above reply). Because you have a manual tranny, you are going to have to...
06-11-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By Thermo

Adam, if you replaced the instrument cluster,...

Adam, if you replaced the instrument cluster, ECM, and key (you would need the tumbler too), that should work. This is where the PECUS part of the car comes into play as there is other computer...
06-11-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,172
Posted By Thermo

I find it funny that putting a Ford engine into...

I find it funny that putting a Ford engine into the car cheapened it. Has anyone looked under the hood of their XF/XJ/XK/F-Type and seen who made the 5.0L engine. Oh wait, that would be Ford. Does...
06-10-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Thermo

Mike Frayne, like Dell said, most likely plugged...

Mike Frayne, like Dell said, most likely plugged sunroof drains. If you want to clear them, I would start with opening up your sunroof and then pouring a little bit of say Lysol (or other...
06-10-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By Thermo

Adam, keep in mind that you have variable valve...

Adam, keep in mind that you have variable valve timing. If the controls are getting wrong information, it is possible to get valves in a state that they can backfire through the intake. So, as was...
06-10-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By Thermo

Adam, remember that it takes 3 things to make an...

Adam, remember that it takes 3 things to make an engine run, compression, fuel, and timing. I would start with simply spraying some starter fluid into the intake and seeing if you can get the motor...
06-10-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By Thermo

John, if you are getting all 4 wheel speed...

John, if you are getting all 4 wheel speed sensors to fail, I would take it that your speedo also drops to 0 mph/kph. If you are seeing this, then yes, your ABS module is more than likely at fault....
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06-09-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Thermo

Stu46h, when it comes to pumpkin chunkin, they...

Stu46h, when it comes to pumpkin chunkin, they are getting about a mile out of those puppies. You have to look at the class that you are in, but the centrificals are doing amazing things. But then,...
06-08-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Thermo

Steve, most things are going to be fairly easy to...

Steve, most things are going to be fairly easy to fix if you have a problem. The big thing that you are going to want to inspect is the door sills. If this car has lived even part of its life in an...
06-08-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Thermo

Playerpetegunn, I would start with downloading...

Playerpetegunn, I would start with downloading the service manual and electrical diagrams for your car (the ones for the 2004.25 is what you are after as those are the most recent you will find). ...
Forum: XJ ( X351 )
06-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Thermo

Well, the bulbs should be pulling enough current...

Well, the bulbs should be pulling enough current for the car to not think things are failed. Have you tried one of the bulbs to verify that they still work after pulling them out of the puddle...
06-07-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Thermo

Senga, first off, we need to separate things into...

Senga, first off, we need to separate things into different problems. It would appear that you have atleast 2 different issues, if not 3. The ABS light and the cruise control are related problems. ...
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