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07-12-2019, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Jandreu

There's also a 03 with 24K on BaT, that's 5...

There's also a 03 with 24K on BaT, that's 5 XK8/R's in the last two weeks on BaT!

I'll be listing my 03 on BaT the end of next week. Market is not hot but seems stable for these cars. Mine has way...
05-20-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By Jandreu

Well as promised here an update. replaced...

Well as promised here an update.

replaced upper shock mounts both side with the Welsh poly units, ride height is dead on at 15 .5 both sides. Took the Jag to a local alinement shop and had a good...
05-09-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Jandreu

Norskate, that's exactualy correct. Bikers need...

Norskate, that's exactualy correct. Bikers need to know the driver sees them.
05-02-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Jandreu

The PO of my car ran up on a side walk and...

The PO of my car ran up on a side walk and smashed the oil cooler, dumped all the oil on startup. Yes my 03 has a factory oil cooler.
05-02-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Jandreu

I have all my cars tinted to the legal limit, I...

I have all my cars tinted to the legal limit, I think it's 35 in NC. Keeps the car much cooler and I like the look, HOWEVER,

as as a motorcycle rider I hate cars with window tint to dark to see...
05-01-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By Jandreu

Tks Brutal. I'll have the alinement tech read...

Tks Brutal. I'll have the alinement tech read this.
05-01-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Jandreu

Nice, you have the skills to pay the bills.

Nice, you have the skills to pay the bills.
05-01-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By Jandreu

Ok, on the toe adjustment, I saw a reference to...

Ok, on the toe adjustment, I saw a reference to "setting the toe in the red" in another thread.

does this mean to request it to be set "out of spec" and if so how much. There was a reference to...
04-30-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By Jandreu

Tks all, I'll just leave the shims as is for now....

Tks all, I'll just leave the shims as is for now. Get the Welsh poly top mounts on and a new alignment. Will report back in a couple weeks.
04-30-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By Jandreu

Alignment help

Replacing the upper shock mounts on my 03 XK8 and figured while I have the upper wishbone loose I "might" adjust the shims to get my Caster more in range. Here are the spec's from my last alignment:...
04-11-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Jandreu

Agree on the battery, get a new one installed and...

Agree on the battery, get a new one installed and do another hard reset.
04-11-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By Jandreu

Pete, tks not to far 80 miles, I appreciate the...

Pete, tks not to far 80 miles, I appreciate the recommendation. Changing out my bushings and upper shock mounts. Not sure I want to drive 80 miles on a bad setup.
04-11-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By Jandreu

MellieR, tks but Marion is 200 miles from me.

MellieR, tks but Marion is 200 miles from me.
04-06-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By Jandreu

Need alignment shop recommendation in NC

Anyone have a recommendation for a "knowledgeable" alinement shop in the Goldsboro/Kinston NC area?
03-19-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By Jandreu

Thanks again for your advice, RD. It's to...

Thanks again for your advice, RD.

It's to bad about the poly bushings not holding up, would have thought they were a "better" solution than the stock parts.
03-18-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Jandreu

RD, I wondered about that myself when I replaced...

RD, I wondered about that myself when I replaced my uppers, you are correct the fulcrum bolt maintains the torque spec with the inner spacers, the bushing itself has no load.
03-18-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By Jandreu

RD, thanks for the insite, my uppers were...

RD, thanks for the insite, my uppers were replaced with original spec bushings a couple years ago and actually still look good so based on your feed back will probably leave them alone.

am...
03-16-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By Jandreu

OK, finally had some time to look at the Jag...

OK, finally had some time to look at the Jag issue. Removed the tires and the front left is completely destroyed with inner wear thru the belts on a 1 inch wide strip. The right side shows abnormal...
03-02-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Jandreu

Yes mask off the inside of the bore. The rims are...

Yes mask off the inside of the bore. The rims are hub centric and must fit correctly.
02-26-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By Jandreu

Thanks all, yes after the rebuild I had a...

Thanks all, yes after the rebuild I had a Roadforce alignment done and everything was in spec. What has thrown me off is the car does not pull one way or the other on good roads at speed, 70 mph...
02-24-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By Jandreu

Left front tire bad wear

Well my kiddy is parked. By accident a week ago I went to a friends house and parked the Jag with the wheels turned tight left. When I came out I noticed the inside inch of the front left tire was...
02-24-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Jandreu

Rothwell, happy to see you are getting the Apollo...

Rothwell, happy to see you are getting the Apollo rims refurbished. It would have been a shame for them to get thrown away. I've always thought the Apollo's are the best looking rim Jaguar used just...
02-02-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Jandreu

No expert here but sounds like the micro switches...

No expert here but sounds like the micro switches on the Rams are not making contact.
01-17-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Jandreu

Yes however there are manual XK8/R's but not...

Yes however there are manual XK8/R's but not natural born!
12-30-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,024
Posted By Jandreu

If it's glued on a little tubing "goo gone" will...

If it's glued on a little tubing "goo gone" will get any sticky stuff off followed by a good wax. But it's likely screwed on, if it is frankly your screwed! A patch and paint touch up is all you can...
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