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Today, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Yellow series3

Doug, you are a genius. That little shaft on the...

Doug, you are a genius. That little shaft on the back of the volt guage adjusted the volt reading just like you said. For others that want to adjust (calibrate) theirs, counter-clockwise raises the...
Yesterday, 01:33 PM
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Views: 265
Posted By Yellow series3

Second photo didn't seem to post. Here it is ...

Second photo didn't seem to post. Here it is
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Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Yellow series3

How to adjust volt guage

When I bought my 87 and started the long drive home I noticed the volt meter was showing low voltage. I stopped at Lowe's and bought a nice digital multimeter and confirmed voltage was correct with...
06-17-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By Yellow series3

For the record, here are the numbers cast in the...

For the record, here are the numbers cast in the faux wheels:
JC1565
5X4.75
ET33
6.5JX15

So, Noah, yes, I would guess these are the "rare 6.5" wheels the guy was trying to sell you.
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06-16-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By Yellow series3

Below is a photo of the faux-pepperpots. You can...

Below is a photo of the faux-pepperpots. You can see that Gregory's wheels are more rounded, like an upside down bowl. Mine are pretty much flat. If you didn't know what to look for and/or didn't...
06-15-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By Yellow series3

Well .... at least I am in good company!

Well .... at least I am in good company!
06-15-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Yellow series3

New wood for my 87 SIII

I am in the process of replacing all the wood in my 87. I replaced the wood in my 79 four years ago and, in my opinion, enjoying the beautiful woodwork is one of the best parts of driving a classic...
06-15-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By Yellow series3

Great score, Noah. Really embarrassing to...

Great score, Noah.

Really embarrassing to find out my pepperpots are not the genuine article. I am working on an intim hub cap solution so I can use them until I find a nice, reasonably priced...
06-14-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By Yellow series3

Weird pepperpot wheels

I have a set of 15" pepperpot wheels with a checkered background. Someone had painted the center portion black with the rim part shiny alloy. Finally got them cleaned up and ordered a set of...
06-13-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Yellow series3

Here is a link to the springs at Grainger -> Link...

Here is a link to the springs at Grainger -> Link to the springs (https://www.grainger.com/product/SPEC-Compression-Spring-41MK93)

Jeff
P.S. Sanchez, please check the PM I sent you
06-13-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Yellow series3

I removed the latch pins altogether, got the hood...

I removed the latch pins altogether, got the hood aligned and tightened and then worked on getting the hood latches to work properly. I filed the holes in the latch mounting brackets (sheet metal)...
06-12-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Yellow series3

Living up north all my life where they put salt...

Living up north all my life where they put salt on the road, when I see repainted, that whispers rust and bondo. The wood definitely needs replacing. Not worth near that unless they have really...
06-08-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By Yellow series3

Very interesting. I have never seen torque...

Very interesting. I have never seen torque recommendations for dry vs lubricated. Our maintenance manual calls for lug nuts to be torqued to 60 to 80 ft/lbs. You are not supposed to lubricate the...
06-06-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Yellow series3

Jaguar didn't use a single continuous wire, there...

Jaguar didn't use a single continuous wire, there are a bunch of connectors all along the route. Any one of which can be corroded and causing the problem. Do you have the wiring schematic document...
06-06-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,695
Posted By Yellow series3

Thanks Dave. Yes, I finally figured that out. ...

Thanks Dave. Yes, I finally figured that out. Good to know what it is there for. Seemed a little weird that they used two small sheet metal screws and a gigantic bolt to hold the cover on.
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06-03-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,866
Posted By Yellow series3

I like the a/c coming out the center vent all the...

I like the a/c coming out the center vent all the time, not just when the Delanaire guys think it should. I cut a little wood wedge (shaped like a door stop but smaller). Painted it flat black,...
06-03-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,945
Posted By Yellow series3

Man, that looks good. However much effort it...

Man, that looks good. However much effort it took, it's worth it!

I am using Rejuvinator oil today. Out in the sunshine. It's 66 degrees air temperature but very sunny and it was over 120...
06-03-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,759
Posted By Yellow series3

Up above, Elinor compared a Series3 and a series2...

Up above, Elinor compared a Series3 and a series2 and said they are the same. Still waiting to hear about series1.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-02-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,489
Posted By Yellow series3

This thread is 5 years old but I just replaced my...

This thread is 5 years old but I just replaced my cruise control bellows and wanted to add my observations. My cruise control worked but the car would speed up and then slow down repeatedly. The...
06-01-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,759
Posted By Yellow series3

David, adding a second side to the rear bracket...

David, adding a second side to the rear bracket is a great idea. Much easier to keep it aligned and more durable in the long run.

Jose, sorry I wasn't more clear at the outset. Yes, the knob...
05-31-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By Yellow series3

My Home Depot and Lowe's carry grade 8. Not a...

My Home Depot and Lowe's carry grade 8. Not a lot but the most common sizes.

Hillman is the largest manufacturer and distributor of fasteners in the US. They are the ones that supply those...
05-31-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Yellow series3

I'm not an expert but: I can't imagine the...

I'm not an expert but:

I can't imagine the 4.2 stock engine developing so much torque you would need a locking differential.

I have an XJ6 that is all sock and another one with 4-speed...
05-28-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,512
Posted By Yellow series3

I have a 4'x4' square of old deep pile carpet. ...

I have a 4'x4' square of old deep pile carpet. Nice and soft and I can shake it out or vacuum when necessary. I was working on the speedometer gear on the transmission and quit for the night with...
05-27-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,759
Posted By Yellow series3

Thanks to everyone for your interest. There is...

Thanks to everyone for your interest. There is someone planning on a production run. Stay tuned for details. Stainless does sound sexy, doesn't it?

Jeff
05-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By Yellow series3

I've never seen a chrom set. Depends what you...

I've never seen a chrom set. Depends what you mean by a lot of money. Certainly several hundred if not more assuming they are in nice condition. There is a company in California that sells new...
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