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Yesterday, 04:42 PM
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Posted By mhminnich

Pull the supercharger belt and see if the sound...

Pull the supercharger belt and see if the sound goes away. My bet is the supercharger front coupling is failed.
07-20-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By mhminnich

Many priorities later, I finally got the jag back...

Many priorities later, I finally got the jag back on the road. No worse for wear after what ended up being near total oil loss. By near total, I mean when I drained the sump, I got about 2...
07-17-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By mhminnich

In most unibody cars, the body itself takes the...

In most unibody cars, the body itself takes the upper a-arm suspension loads. That would flex the chassis and affect suspension geometry.

Our cars use an independent chassis sub frame for the...
07-16-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By mhminnich

Try disconnecting both tie rods next, then do the...

Try disconnecting both tie rods next, then do the engine off test. That will isolate it to the rack and or column u joint.
07-15-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By mhminnich

On jacks and with the engine not running, does...

On jacks and with the engine not running, does the steering exhibit the same behavior? You need to rule out mechanical issues.
07-03-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By mhminnich

Was it totaled after being hit by a shopping...

Was it totaled after being hit by a shopping cart? Seriously, it's barely scuffed (from the outside).
06-15-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,312
Posted By mhminnich

Our forum needs to have some automated prompt...

Our forum needs to have some automated prompt that asks, "Do you really want to respond to this five and a half year old thread?"

And then a disclaimer right after it that says, "By responding to...
06-08-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By mhminnich

That looks just like the AC line that rubbed...

That looks just like the AC line that rubbed through on mine at the same place.
06-02-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By mhminnich

She actually is a big help in the garage. She...

She actually is a big help in the garage. She helped with all of the teardown and has dug in and got her hands dirty many times in the past. Hard worker!
06-01-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By mhminnich

From funny to 'not so much'.

Earlier i had posted a funny story about a broken down xk1 something. This evening my daughter got caught in a torrential rain and drove through high water. The car started running badly so she...
06-01-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,107
Posted By mhminnich

I need to check mine after seeing your pics. I'm...

I need to check mine after seeing your pics. I'm sitting a bit low as well.
06-01-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By mhminnich

I should have clarified XK by saying XK1something...

I should have clarified XK by saying XK1something (she isn't up on her early model ID).

She actually thought the story would have been better if mine had died as she tried to pull away. I'm happy...
06-01-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By mhminnich

Funny for the day

My daughter has been using the xkr lately while I finish up replacing blown head gaskets on her car.

Today as she left the country horse camp she works at, she sees a gorgeous BRG droptop XK...
05-22-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By mhminnich

It looks like thermostat parts, but how they...

It looks like thermostat parts, but how they ended up there is the question.
05-12-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By mhminnich

...that was reopened by someone who is...

...that was reopened by someone who is experiencing a surging problem like the original poster. What's wrong with that?
05-12-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By mhminnich

I guess it depends on whether you want to...

I guess it depends on whether you want to regulary drive and enjoy it, or polish it and stare at it.
05-01-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,561
Posted By mhminnich

I love the tint on a hot and sunny Texas day. I...

I love the tint on a hot and sunny Texas day. I despise the tent driving at night.

I think I just need two cars.
05-01-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,153
Posted By mhminnich

I have an 02 XKR and my son has an 08 XKR with a...

I have an 02 XKR and my son has an 08 XKR with a 4.2. Do you want to guess which one spends more time in the garage? Well, it isn't the 08.

If I was looking strictly at the daily driver low...
04-30-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By mhminnich

Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't you say your...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't you say your headlights don't work also? Is it only your cluster lights that you are troubleshooting?
04-26-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By mhminnich

Speechless, but thankful to hear that you've made...

Speechless, but thankful to hear that you've made it back from the brink
04-26-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By mhminnich

I have an 02 XKR as my daily driver. I put over...

I have an 02 XKR as my daily driver. I put over 20,000 miles a year on her and I've only had two 'strandings', both due to failures of hoses. There was of course a fair amount of largely routine...
04-24-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By mhminnich

Here is my switch removed from the car. The blue...

Here is my switch removed from the car. The blue wire is the one that broke free. It supplied the ground signal to the bcm to command the headlights. ...
04-23-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By mhminnich

Don't jump to the conclusion that your bulb...

Don't jump to the conclusion that your bulb replacement killed the headlights.

The wires in the stalk switch are not very flexible, and over time can fatigue and break.

Remove the steering...
04-22-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By mhminnich

Ditto on the broken wire in the stalk switch. I...

Ditto on the broken wire in the stalk switch. I went through this recently. Same symptoms.
04-21-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By mhminnich

Draining until empty using the fuel pump is a bad...

Draining until empty using the fuel pump is a bad idea. you're very likely to draw sediment up into the filter with that last little bit of grass you pull up. if you believe you have water in your...
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