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06-02-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By hisport

A used car hack is to put (eg radiator) sealant...

A used car hack is to put (eg radiator) sealant in leaking air struts. The oldest rad sealant known is essentially oatmeal. How long have you had this car?
06-01-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By hisport

TIP: Tighten Your Shift Cable Anchor Plate!

Next time you're under your Jag, look at the left rear side of the transmission, following the shift cable housing to the shift cable anchor plate. This plate is held to the trans housing with two...
12-13-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By hisport

Clam Gently suggest you find another repair...

Clam

Gently suggest you find another repair shop

And, have that shop verify that it is actually a bad water pump before proceeding

At present, all you have, assumedly, is a coolant leak....
12-11-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By hisport

toy Actually, aftermarket x350 trunk struts...

toy

Actually, aftermarket x350 trunk struts are not $25 ea, they're only $16 the pair https://www.amazon.com/BOXI-Trunk-Supports-Struts-Shocks/dp/B01H6WIISK

But, if you reread my post, you'll...
12-10-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By hisport

Brilliant! Were your bulbs out, or do they...

Brilliant!

Were your bulbs out, or do they go weak over time?
12-10-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By hisport

Ditto suggestion to order a new latch Not...

Ditto suggestion to order a new latch

Not sure if I've ever seen (on this forum) someone successfully repair the things. I just ordered one for my 07 XJR; about $220 USD.- same symptoms as yours
...
11-01-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By hisport

Common issue is leaking or missing rubber seal...

Common issue is leaking or missing rubber seal around thermostat. Some non OE thermostats come without seal. Suggest replace tstat with new OEM part
10-31-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By hisport

Jag Suspension Axiom...

Why use 4 parts when 183 will do?

(X350 suspension problems make these wonderful cars basically worthless on the used market. They are rapidly becoming a staple at the local "buy here; pay here"...
10-25-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By hisport

Boeshield T9 works far better. That fluid film...

Boeshield T9 works far better. That fluid film stuff is a real mess and washes off quickly

Those are 6mm capscrews you're referring to (which use a 10mm hex head)
10-25-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By hisport

Hey Exile; - Did you tighten control arms at...

Hey Exile;

- Did you tighten control arms at correct ride height? This is important. If not, you may have one (or both) sides preloaded (influencing ride height), and your new (inner control arm)...
10-24-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By hisport

- Rear can be adjusted for toe only - Most...

- Rear can be adjusted for toe only

- Most coil over retrofits put the back axle high (to allow for rear passenger/trunk/fuel load - its a compromise)

- Generally speaking, this should tend to...
10-23-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By hisport

'08 MYr shouldn't matter Oh, and pull your...

'08 MYr shouldn't matter

Oh, and pull your car onto some 2 x 4's to get your jack underneath it comfortably
10-23-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By hisport

The rubber bushes on these cars turn to mush for...

The rubber bushes on these cars turn to mush for some reason. Front brake torque is mostly handled by the forward LCA, which probably has mushy bushings. Check your rear axle as well - bet you'll...
10-22-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By hisport

Is a $10K (and dropping) car worth ~ $3K in air...

Is a $10K (and dropping) car worth ~ $3K in air shocks? ('07 XJR)
10-22-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By hisport

Resale is virtually nonexistent for these cars...

Resale is virtually nonexistent for these cars anyhow

Search this forum for link to disconnecting air ride computer behind rear seat; then hard reset to get rid of fault message
10-21-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By hisport

- Other way around: Your leaking rear strut wore...

- Other way around: Your leaking rear strut wore out the compressor

- Suggest you replace rears with spring struts and be done with it
10-20-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By hisport

Update: Strutmasters JA14M spring conversion kit...

Update: Strutmasters JA14M spring conversion kit ~$1,200 shipped. Anyone tried 'em? Looks like a bitsa' build, based on Bilstein? tube shocks and spring seat clamps, but maybe works OK?
10-20-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By hisport

Cool Options: New Set of Struts!

I need a set of new suspension struts for my 07 XJR.

Your comments welcomed

Here are current options (best price I found this morning for set of four NEW struts):

OEM Bilstein B4 ...
10-20-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By hisport

Good advice above. Some Tips: - Heat on...

Good advice above.

Some Tips:

- Heat on the front mounted weld nut will do it, but you must then replace the bush. I would replace that bushing even after cold impact removal.

- And, unless...
10-19-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,975
Posted By hisport

Here are their reviews from Trust Pilot. A bit...

Here are their reviews from Trust Pilot.
A bit mixed and only one related to an Air Shock product;

https://ie.trustpilot.com/review/max...?languages=all...
10-19-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,975
Posted By hisport

While I can't comment on Chinese air struts, I do...

While I can't comment on Chinese air struts, I do caution you strongly on used or "rebuilt" struts.

My own 07 XJR had a slowly leaking rear strut at 100K miles, though it rode and handled...
03-27-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By hisport

Thanks, Don Funny, I was about to try...

Thanks, Don

Funny, I was about to try looking up the location of other ground points in the mind numbing Jag service manual (which, BTW, is published by the Department of Redundancy Department)
...
03-27-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,313
Posted By hisport

Don: Again. I agree with your "repair error"...

Don:

Again. I agree with your "repair error" inkling. And, I'll bet the comm issue has a similar origin

IIRC, your Conti pump assembly was marked "X206/356". Believe X206 was late S series, and...
03-26-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By hisport

Follow Up...

So, I pulled the CKP (crank sensor). Everything clean; a little ring gear swarf on sensor end. Cleaned contacts, etc and reinstalled, Ditto the cam sensors, just because...:icon_denk:

I'm going to...
03-26-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By hisport

Rom Did it ever throw a code? Suggest...

Rom

Did it ever throw a code?

Suggest you clean grnd studs behind RH headlight as well (esp bottom one)

john
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