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07-16-2019, 10:00 AM
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Posted By tractioninc

Just noticed water in the passenger side...

Just noticed water in the passenger side footwell. Thanks for the documentation -- looks like I'll need it!
07-10-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By tractioninc

As was mentioned above, to remove the cowl panel...

As was mentioned above, to remove the cowl panel I had to pull it free of the glue that held it to the base of the windshield... and now I can't get it to reattach properly. The reinstalled plastic...
07-08-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By tractioninc

Exactly--the dust trapped around the weather...

Exactly--the dust trapped around the weather stripping looks pretty cruddy on my car. Thanks for the video--I had no idea the windows came out at all, let alone so easily.
07-02-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 83,606
Posted By tractioninc

Ha, no. My phone was out of sight on the charger...

Ha, no. My phone was out of sight on the charger so I didn’t think of it till after I had started. The top of the lights were yellowing, with the right headlight surface starting to pit and bubble.
07-02-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 83,606
Posted By tractioninc

I restored the headlights on my car this evening....

I restored the headlights on my car this evening. The top surfaces of the lights were yellowing and bubbling, so I used the Sylvania kit recommend elsewhere on the forum. If I did it again Id use an...
07-01-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By tractioninc

Thanks for the recommendation. I Have an XK, not...

Thanks for the recommendation. I Have an XK, not XJ, and the huge headlights on these cars really bake in the sun.
The top of the lights on my 2010 KX were noticeably bubbling and yellowing. The...
06-19-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By tractioninc

I'd add that babies don't stay babies for very...

I'd add that babies don't stay babies for very long. You may not have to plan a vehicle purchase just to accommodate an infant seat.
06-18-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By tractioninc

I assume this will not be your only car? Until...

I assume this will not be your only car? Until my wife and I had our second child, my daily driver was a Mazda roadster--we used my wife's BMW sedan whenever we needed to travel with the baby. This...
06-13-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By tractioninc

Starting the last time I disconnected the...

Starting the last time I disconnected the battery, my CD changer starts clicking every time I get into the car. in CD mode, the stereo won't read the disk I have in and after roughly 30 seconds I see...
06-13-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By tractioninc

I giggle when I here the long series of burbles...

I giggle when I here the long series of burbles when I downshift into first while slowing to a stop at an intersection. Half the reason I wanted a V8 was for the noise!
06-07-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By tractioninc

I faced a similar scenario with my XK back in...

I faced a similar scenario with my XK back in September -- I floored the throttle and broke the plastic connector on a coolant line. In my case it was one of the lines between the engine and heater...
06-04-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,616
Posted By tractioninc

I recently changed from OE pads to PowerStop Z23...

I recently changed from OE pads to PowerStop Z23 Evolution Sport pads on my XK. They work fine when warm but I'm not happy with the lack initial bite when cold--the first stop of a drive can require...
06-04-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By tractioninc

I got to see that C-X75 in the flesh at the...

I got to see that C-X75 in the flesh at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It's easily one of the most beautiful cars I have ever laid eyes on.
06-04-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

Running fine but smoking--it seems that a lot of...

Running fine but smoking--it seems that a lot of fuel was mixed into the oil while driving it in limp mode with the stuck injector. I have to perform an oil change before I drive it anywhere.
06-04-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By tractioninc

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Fuse box between the rear seat backs. 30 amp...
06-04-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

I'll post an overview with photos to the Removal...

I'll post an overview with photos to the Removal of fuel rail X150 (https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xk-xkr-x150-33/removal-fuel-rail-x150-186752/page2/) thread. I'll mention that the whole...
06-03-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

Unfortunately these guys are junk: ...

Unfortunately these guys are junk:

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06-03-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By tractioninc

This project-removing a fuel rail and replacing...

This project-removing a fuel rail and replacing the injectors- took more than 8 hours over two days because I got stuck several times and wasted hours because of it. Now that I’ve completed the task...
06-03-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

I had one bank of injectors professionally...

I had one bank of injectors professionally replaced in February but the other bank failed about two weeks ago (the third time this car has left me stranded in the past 12 months, grr). I purchased...
06-02-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

I finally got the car to stall out and not...

I finally got the car to stall out and not restart after removing the fuel filter cap and letting the tank vent. Somehow there had been enough residual pressure in the system to run for several...
06-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By tractioninc

I'm finding the workshop manual to be somewhat...

I'm finding the workshop manual to be somewhat useful but also super frustrating. Its more of a reference for technicians already familiar with these cars and engines than a thorough how-to manual. ...
06-02-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By tractioninc

Is there a crossover in the stock XK 5.0 exhaust?...

Is there a crossover in the stock XK 5.0 exhaust? ODB II indicates a misfire (injector fault) in cylinders 1/3/5/7. Standing in the drivers seat, that would be the right side of the engine. But the...
06-02-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

Seat removal photos

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Seat back with center panel removed.
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06-02-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

Strange, my car seems to start up and idle just...

Strange, my car seems to start up and idle just fun with Fuse 33 removed. I'm referring to the "Rear Seat compartment" fuse location diagram found at jaghelp.com: Jaguar XK Fuse location and ID...
06-02-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By tractioninc

Man, the back seat area is tight to clamber...

Man, the back seat area is tight to clamber around in, but I figured this out. At the top of the center seat-back piece, use a plastic wedge to pry the top lip forward enough to slip your finger in....
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