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Forum: Marketplace
07-01-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By Rivguy

XK 1951 Cylinder head from Mark VII Decorative item only.

This was the original cylinder head that came on my Mark VII. It was replaced prior to my purchase, many, many, years ago by the original owner, with a period head from an XK120. This old head is...
Forum: Marketplace
07-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By Rivguy

Dayton wire wheels for XJS set of three

Set of three Dayton wire wheels for XJS, I was planning on sourcing a fourth wheel to complete set for my '89 XJS. New single wheels 15 x 7 are around 500.00. I decided to go another route. They are...
06-30-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By Rivguy

Nice! I wouldn't need it on most of my cars. But...

Nice! I wouldn't need it on most of my cars. But it would great for a sports coupe or truck.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-30-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Rivguy

I think that it is an XJ coupe with later wheels...

I think that it is an XJ coupe with later wheels and a bent front bumper. A desirable car.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-18-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rivguy

Yes it was a used transmission. It was sourced...

Yes it was a used transmission. It was sourced from Continental Motor service in Oakland Ca. they removed it from an XJS that had suffered an engine fire. The owners of the shop offered it on Craig's...
06-17-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By Rivguy

My Ford Explorer would sometimes randomly unlock...

My Ford Explorer would sometimes randomly unlock and sometimes lock the doors. I would leave it locked and return to find it unlocked. Does your car have a remote control setting that would unlock...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-17-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Rivguy

It would probably be a good idea to kook into...

It would probably be a good idea to kook into that before the crisis occurs. Perhaps it could be repaired?
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-17-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rivguy

I covered this in my thread "My Cat's Road to...

I covered this in my thread "My Cat's Road to Wellness" starting at post #44 in the XJS forum (https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/xjs-x27-32/my-cats-road-wellness-149862/page3/#post1626378). I also...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-16-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rivguy

Oh it is quite doable keeping the engine in the...

Oh it is quite doable keeping the engine in the car. The car was supported on wheel ramps which gives you more room to work underneath. I used a cross beam engine support bar to support the motor. A...
06-14-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Rivguy

Wow! What a beauty! I agree that it is a real...

Wow! What a beauty! I agree that it is a real classic. Welcome to the forums, learn as much as you can. You'll be a V12 expert by the time you are 21.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
06-11-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,499
Posted By Rivguy

As a quickie fix it's not bad. It will keep the...

As a quickie fix it's not bad. It will keep the car in use which is important as the XJS is prone to be mothballed when minor problems are never addressed.
Forum: Off Topic
06-06-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,047
Posted By Rivguy

Slime, a respected name on precision instruments!

Slime, a respected name on precision instruments!
06-01-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Rivguy

Welcome! The 308 is a Handsome car! Some would...

Welcome! The 308 is a Handsome car! Some would say it is the last Classic design. Enjoy!
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-31-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,508
Posted By Rivguy

Just to add my two cents. I've been really happy...

Just to add my two cents. I've been really happy with plus membership from AAA. I've got the extended towing range of 100 miles as opposed to the basic 7 mile range. You can string together a couple...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
05-27-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Rivguy

I like the wheels on the red car also. Does...

I like the wheels on the red car also. Does anybody know if X300 dimpled alloy wheels will fit the XJS?
05-26-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,505
Posted By Rivguy

Welcome. You don't mention any mechanical issues...

Welcome. You don't mention any mechanical issues so that's a good start. You should be able to replace the antenna mast alone. You don't have your location indicated. In my area X300s are pretty...
05-26-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 12,514
Posted By Rivguy

Thanks for your perseverance and hard work. This...

Thanks for your perseverance and hard work. This problem is something to keep in mind if I think about buying an XK8 that has been sitting for a long time.
This same thing afflicted my Mark VII. The...
05-25-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By Rivguy

Google Jaguar Heaven in Stockton Ca. they might...

Google Jaguar Heaven in Stockton Ca. they might have what you are looking for. I'm not sure exactly what you are looking for. Is your car missing parts or are you asking where you can find some...
Forum: XJ40 ( XJ81 )
05-19-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rivguy

I have to admit that it was an XJ40 featured in a...

I have to admit that it was an XJ40 featured in a TV commercial that first caught my eye. The crisp lines just appeal to me. I like the fishtanks but especially like the tinted rear lights. The...
05-14-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,673
Posted By Rivguy

That looks very neat.

That looks very neat.
05-11-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,673
Posted By Rivguy

Front license plates are required by most...

Front license plates are required by most States's vehicle codes. If your local area adopts photo enforcement of red light intersections they will usually mount a crusade to ticket those without a...
05-11-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By Rivguy

I can't see what the conflict here is. Your car...

I can't see what the conflict here is. Your car can achieve 150 mph. Cruising speed is whatever is safe and legal (or not!) I was in Wyoming a couple of years ago and rural freeways have an 80 mph....
04-28-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,878
Posted By Rivguy

Check a hobby shop that sells radio controlled...

Check a hobby shop that sells radio controlled toy vehicles. That's where I found the brushes for my XJ6's auxiliary water pump. Just bring the old brushes in. Find the closest match. It is quite...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-28-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Rivguy

I'd be interested in one or two, depending on...

I'd be interested in one or two, depending on price. I'll keep and eye on this space.
04-27-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Rivguy

What a great looking example of an XJ and what a...

What a great looking example of an XJ and what a wonderful family connection. I'm sure your Grandfather approves. Enjoy your ownership.
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