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Today, 01:48 PM
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Posted By frankc

Yes they are Montreal's. With the ally rim trim....

Yes they are Montreal's. With the ally rim trim.

Got the same on mine.

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07-11-2019, 04:02 PM
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Posted By frankc

Look at your XK8 exhaust. I bet it has some...

Look at your XK8 exhaust. I bet it has some straight through pipes.

If you want more of a Growler sound when you change your XKR Cats put 200 cell instead of 400 cell ones on. It makes a big...
07-07-2019, 11:26 AM
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Views: 837
Posted By frankc

I can see why your tempted. It does appear a...

I can see why your tempted. It does appear a very nice car. But heed the warnings above. I call this situation "I want one eyes". There must be someone who owns an XK8 or XKR around where live...
07-07-2019, 04:09 AM
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Posted By frankc

The thing about 'clunks' is that its obviously...

The thing about 'clunks' is that its obviously two bits of metal banging together. It might be an idea to look for marks as much as the noise?

I assume that you have tried bouncing the car whist...
07-06-2019, 07:47 AM
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Posted By frankc

Rubber mounts beneath shocks?

Rubber mounts beneath shocks?
07-05-2019, 05:29 PM
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Posted By frankc

My 10 cents, or pence worth as I am from England....

My 10 cents, or pence worth as I am from England.

At first glance it does look like a nice motor. However when you look at it from a less subjective standpoint there are quite a few factors that...
07-05-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,373
Posted By frankc

Let her wander the halls and you hop on a train....

Let her wander the halls and you hop on a train. Oxford to Great Malvern is an hour by train. :) Where my XKR convertible will be waiting.

I can take you to the Morgan Factory, very short...
07-04-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,373
Posted By frankc

While your in the UK you will have to hop on a...

While your in the UK you will have to hop on a train and come and see Malvern. Lovely hills and lovely countryside. A lot of history too. Not to mention the Morgan Factory etc.
07-01-2019, 05:46 PM
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Views: 2,373
Posted By frankc

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2014/08/2...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2014/08/20/americas-car-capital-will-soon-be-mexico/#7a86fed048ce
06-28-2019, 05:37 AM
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Views: 666
Posted By frankc

Have you looked under your drivers seat?

Have you looked under your drivers seat?
06-26-2019, 09:03 AM
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Views: 666
Posted By frankc

Good luck finding some. Been looking for 4+...

Good luck finding some. Been looking for 4+ years.

I settled for cream ones with my ivory trim.

The nearest I got to ones with the Jaguar logo on them were on this site Click Me...
06-26-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By frankc

Congratulations on getting the torx bolt out. ...

Congratulations on getting the torx bolt out. Your the first one I have seen thats been able to do that.

My recommendation is do not replace it. Both my headlights are now without the bolt and...
06-25-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By frankc

Sounds to me like the ballast underneath the...

Sounds to me like the ballast underneath the headlamp. Have a read............ This is how to remove the headlamp. Click Me....
06-23-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By frankc

In my old car I bought a unit where you removed...

In my old car I bought a unit where you removed one of your number plate lights and put the camera, with light, in its place. Worked a treat too.
06-23-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By frankc

I second that. Once the battery voltage drops...

I second that. Once the battery voltage drops you get loads of weird and wonderful effects. These cars are VERY susceptible to voltage drop effects.
06-20-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By frankc

Excellent tutorial. The only thing I would be...

Excellent tutorial. The only thing I would be unclear on is the bit where you say "Secure components and connectors mechanically". Are you talking about the little bits just soldered or the board...
06-20-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By frankc

I am sure its the same in the states. There are...

I am sure its the same in the states. There are companies out there that make up hydraulic hoses on the spot every day. I am sure there must be one near you.

Just googled it. There are some around...
06-19-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By frankc

No problem. :) Rose and Crown at Feckenham, years...

No problem. :) Rose and Crown at Feckenham, years since I have been in there.

Your right to take your time. These cars are wonderful to look at and wonderful to drive. Once you have one you wont...
06-19-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By frankc

Good luck! You may well find its not available...

Good luck! You may well find its not available anymore.
06-19-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By frankc

Which hydraulic lines? Convertible roof ones or...

Which hydraulic lines? Convertible roof ones or others? Do NOT buy Jaguar ones.
06-19-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,866
Posted By frankc

Great. Thanks for taking the time to reply. ...

Great. Thanks for taking the time to reply. Nice to know my postings are useful. Distance is no problem on these forums. If you fancy nipping over to my local we can have a drink to celebrate....
06-18-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By frankc

Valet Key. Its function.

Well after popping in and out of the house to try different things with the different keys and the Valet button I at last know what it does............

Have a read...
06-18-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By frankc

David. What a brilliant thought. Its obvious but...

David. What a brilliant thought. Its obvious but I never thought of doing that. Going to go outside and try it now. :)

Nope. Does not work on mine. My glove box does not automatically lock. ...
06-17-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By frankc

I did mention this much earlier. As...

I did mention this much earlier.



As for locking the glove box....... I have never tried it. Just been out. My green key will lock/unlock the glove box. I tried pushing the valet button. The...
06-16-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By frankc

Gaz. A fellow from Worcestershire! I am in...

Gaz. A fellow from Worcestershire! I am in Malvern.

Bits of advice................

Go for the XKR, its not just because of speed its all the other benefits, options etc. If you do not get a...
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