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Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-12-2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By wasaloadie

GPC Car Parts - AVOID!

I've recently had dealings with GPC Car parts (also listed as jagbreakers on facebook) of Stoney Stanton, Liecestershire. My advice is avoid this shark at all costs!

I needed the oil cooler pipes...
03-21-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By wasaloadie

Mine is the 2.5 V6. After driving it yesterday, I...

Mine is the 2.5 V6. After driving it yesterday, I noticed what appeared to be a spray pattern from the cap. Today after the drive to work, I checked to see if the O ring seal had worked and it had,...
Forum: UK & Eire
03-20-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,976
Posted By wasaloadie

I fitted one to my S Type (03). It required...

I fitted one to my S Type (03). It required bumper removal, holes were all there, 2 restrain hangers needed to be removed from the chassis bearers underneath. Removal and refitting of the bumper was...
03-20-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By wasaloadie

Coolant expansion tank cap problem

Has anyone ever had problems with the cap on the expansion tank leaking? I've recently had coolant leaks and tried to find out where from as its been spraying around the top of the engine. Running...
01-28-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By wasaloadie

When I bought my car, the headlights were badly...

When I bought my car, the headlights were badly discoloured yellowy. They had also been covered in what looked like a sealant or laquer. I tried the cheap methods such as toothpaste to no avail. I...
12-18-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By wasaloadie

see if you can find another steel nut of the same...

see if you can find another steel nut of the same thread and gently use it to clean the thread of the Male part of the connector, then use a bolt of the same thread and clean the female union on the...
12-12-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By wasaloadie

I used to have an XJ with what sounds like the...

I used to have an XJ with what sounds like the very same problem. After researching, short of sending it to a specialist and taking out the mortgage to pay them with. I ended up changing the auto...
12-03-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,162
Posted By wasaloadie

Finally got the correct radiator on Thursday (the...

Finally got the correct radiator on Thursday (the first one had been wrongly packaged and listed as my part number. So Friday evening I fitted the new radiator and finished the job yesterday. All...
12-01-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By wasaloadie

GPC Jag spares on facebook.

GPC Jag spares on facebook.
11-29-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,162
Posted By wasaloadie

On Monday evening, I had a similar problem....

On Monday evening, I had a similar problem. Coolant low warning came on, pulled over as soon as I could. Nothing in the expansion tank so topped it up (there was a bit of pressure). Managed to get...
11-18-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,339
Posted By wasaloadie

It could be the anti-roll bar bushes or the drop...

It could be the anti-roll bar bushes or the drop links for the ARB, I have recently changed both on my car as I was getting the rumbling and bumping from the rear end, all quite and smooth now.
11-12-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By wasaloadie

I concur the above comments - wheel bearing. If...

I concur the above comments - wheel bearing. If it goes quieter when curving to the left but not to the right, then I would suspect the left bearing (more weight on that wheel in a right turn). I...
11-07-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By wasaloadie

I have recently replaced the rear brake hoses on...

I have recently replaced the rear brake hoses on my S-Type. This involved removal of the rear calipers and the handbrake cables being undone from the calipers. In the process, I noticed that the...
11-07-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,532
Posted By wasaloadie

Thanks for that, just found it on the SNG...

Thanks for that, just found it on the SNG website. A bit pricey (204)

However, I've just found the same part on David Manners website for 96
11-07-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,532
Posted By wasaloadie

Are all bellypan shield the same? I see plenty...

Are all bellypan shield the same? I see plenty for sale on the internet for the 2.7D but nothing else
10-09-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By wasaloadie

You can download an S Type parts catalogue from...

You can download an S Type parts catalogue from SNG Barratt at: SNG Barratt - The Ultimate Jaguar Parts Specialist (http://www.sngbarratt.com/DownloadArea.aspx) this will give you part numbers and...
09-18-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By wasaloadie

I was having a similar problem. Recently had a...

I was having a similar problem. Recently had a battery problem, so put a new battery on and not had an EPB problem since so it sounds like JagV8's advice may be good.
08-26-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By wasaloadie

Front wing (Fender) removal

Hello, my front (Right) wing (Fender for our American cousins) has succumbed to the evil iron cancer (Rust) so I have a replacement wing. Has anyone on the forum had experience of removal of said...
08-14-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 131,774
Posted By wasaloadie

Been out and tested my autowindows on my 2003...

Been out and tested my autowindows on my 2003 2.5V6 SE+ this afternoon. Mine lower and the sunroof opens when the unlock is pressed for more than 2 secs and all close when the lock is pressed for...
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