XJS ( X27 ) 1975 - 1996 3.6 4.0 5.3 6.0

New belts

 
  #1  
Old 05-05-2019, 08:03 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: VA
Posts: 480
Received 192 Likes on 143 Posts
Default New belts

Today I installed new belts on my car. Whew!!! What a job, however at the end of the day other than a sore back and some skinned knuckles all is well. Belts are all in the right grooves and properly tensioned at about 3/8" play in the middle of the belt. The air pump, the 'T' at the rear of the throttle assembly, and air rails are gone as well. A new idler pulley and 'plug caps' both from England are installed and looking good. A much cleaner look IMO.
I still have a little tidying up on the motor to do and then I'll be tackling my instrument cluster. Hopefully the fix for that turns out to be quick and easy.

She's not quite ready for the road but that day is not too far away now!!!!
 
The following 3 users liked this post by BradsCat:
Grant Francis (05-06-2019), Greg in France (05-06-2019), Mac Allan (05-06-2019)
  #2  
Old 05-06-2019, 03:02 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Adelaide Stralia
Posts: 19,423
Received 5,742 Likes on 4,121 Posts
Default

Well done.

Blood letting is in the workshop manual, under misc events.

Sore back, HAHA, beer my boy, ots of beer, dont feel a thing.

The instruments will NOT let blood, but other things will test your vocabulary.

Good luck.

Well done again, AND, after a few hours running, retension those belts, just because.
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
GordoCatCar
XK8 / XKR ( X100 )
10
01-22-2018 09:24 PM
DeLoreanSS
XJS ( X27 )
4
09-22-2014 11:45 AM
styper2003
S-Type / S type R Supercharged V8 ( X200 )
7
04-05-2012 04:12 PM
ItsCain
S-Type / S type R Supercharged V8 ( X200 )
2
07-19-2008 01:54 PM
XJ XJ8 / XJR ( X308 )
1
12-19-2006 08:55 PM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: New belts


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: