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by babulio
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hoarder " ME " Never .
Replies: 18
Views: 1805

Re: Hoarder " ME " Never .

carsie wrote:...shelves groaning with "Self Actualisation" "How to be happy with scents" ""How to empower your life" "Advanced Yoga" and so on....

...that is so funny.
by babulio
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: retro fit cruise control 93 3.2
Replies: 50
Views: 11561

Re: retro fit cruise control 93 3.2

Where does it fit? IIRC it goes somewhere under the driver's knee bolster - but it was a long time ago... Why do I have no lights on that side of the console? (the lights on the trip computer of the original console did work, so wiring to plug is ok) Maybe trip module lamps are blown in in replacem...
by babulio
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Mystery Vacuum Hose in Engine Bay 1990 XJ40 4.0
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Re: Mystery Vacuum Hose in Engine Bay 1990 XJ40 4.0

Battery vent?
by babulio
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: Chasseur plastic bumper parts renovation
Replies: 11
Views: 1591

Re: Chasseur plastic bumper parts renovation

Something that draws quite a bit of current judging by the gauge of those wires.
Looks rather home-made to me - why not peel off the tape and have a look?

I thought the power washers were simply operated from a pump in the washer reservoir.
by babulio
Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: New ignition and key. No fob on XJ81.
Replies: 4
Views: 750

Re: New ignition and key. No fob on XJ81.

Jaguar will supply a new key from the reg. number that will work if the door and boot locks are original.

Hard to figure why the PO mucked around like that.
by babulio
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MOT variances
Replies: 11
Views: 1482

Re: MOT variances

...mayhem... ....M.O.T. EXEMPT madness :?: My neighbour has an MOT test exempt 1961 (I think) Ford Consul. It is mostly bulging rust / filler held together with paint. He is reassembling the brakes presently and doing a very poor job with a toolkit more suited to tarmaccing driveways. I can only ho...
by babulio
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Scarce Parts Listing
Topic: cruise control retro fit kit, NEW
Replies: 12
Views: 1220

Re: cruise control retro fit kit, NEW

... bend and twist in unnatural positions It requires a Yoga move. ...unfortunately babulio does neither of the above. I remember looking through the thread Aiden mentions. It's one thing sticking a camera up there with a flash but unless you are a rubber midget with a dangerously low BMI you reall...
by babulio
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Scarce Parts Listing
Topic: cruise control retro fit kit, NEW
Replies: 12
Views: 1220

Re: cruise control retro fit kit, NEW

Has anyone actually changed one of these brake switches without removing the whole pedal assembly?

If so what is the secret? I gave up on my car.
by babulio
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: 93-94
Topic: Spares Car
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Re: Spares Car

Different gearbox + differential.

Maybe different ECU - easy to check this on JCP website.
by babulio
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: XJ40 Register
Replies: 197
Views: 14995

Re: Car Register

http://www.exclusively-jaguar.co.uk/old ... _xj40.html

Indicates that the only difference for the US market was that a UK Daimler was called a Vanden Plas in the US.

...so maybe it is a Sovereign with a replacement boot (sorry - trunk) lid from an XJ6