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by abercanadian
Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Tow bar for 1993 XJ40
Replies: 4
Views: 19

Re: Tow bar for 1993 XJ40

In the description the seller says "This original spec JAGUAR tow bar is used and was fitted to my XJ40."

It looks a bit on the light side to me, can't imagine towing a caravan with it but WDIK?

Larry
by abercanadian
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Leaking coolant reservoir cap
Replies: 17
Views: 358

Re: Leaking coolant reservoir cap

This may not apply to your car but I have owned cars where the thermostat had been removed, previous owners or mechanics under the impression car would run cooler. Not true! The car I owned that had no stat was OK around town but on a warm day climbing a hill, the temperature would rise significant...
by abercanadian
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: Solent Blue XJ12 L527KWC
Replies: 379
Views: 24141

Re: Solent Blue XJ12 L527KWC

donkeyotty wrote:So what is missing ??


Guessing squirters? :D

Larry
by abercanadian
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Leaking coolant reservoir cap
Replies: 17
Views: 358

Re: Leaking coolant reservoir cap

Yes, the 12 also has a kind of tab in the reservoir, but no special marking line like I know it from other cars. So it should be filled to the bottom of that tab when cold? In that case there really might be too much fluid in it. Yes. Just filled so that the white tab is just wet. You have been ove...
by abercanadian
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: oil in exhaust manifold
Replies: 7
Views: 187

Re: oil in exhaust manifold

Before I bought my car I test drove a clean, but rarely used 1990 model that hadn't been started up in a long while. When I drove out of the owner's garage, huge clouds of smoke followed me out - I stopped at the corner of the street and wasn't sure if I should go back, the smoke was so dense. After...
by abercanadian
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Correct plastic retainers for knee panel.
Replies: 12
Views: 215

Re: Correct plastic retainers for knee panel.

What does the "right" one look like?

Larry
by abercanadian
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pat on the back for me, from me.!!
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Pat on the back for me, from me.!!

Elsa_jag wrote:FB seems so much easier for most people.


Part of the Great Dumbing Down :?

Larry
by abercanadian
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Error message (of sorts) on XJ40.com
Replies: 7
Views: 116

Error message (of sorts) on XJ40.com

Hi - using firefox to post, I'm getting a weird message under the text box today, seems to be in sync with the new banner ....I can still post if I scroll down past the message the submit button etc is there. thought I'd let you know! Might have something to do with this line? <iframe src="http...
by abercanadian
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: 93-94
Topic: Anyone changed out a radiator? HELP!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 346

Re: Anyone changed out a radiator? HELP!!!

Just ordered a new set of hoses to go with the spare rad - they arrive in a couple of days, so by the weekend we'll be rolling again ...almost a year to the day since I did the harmonic balancer!

Larry
by abercanadian
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pat on the back for me, from me.!!
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Pat on the back for me, from me.!!

I'm not sure what this post is about as I don't have facebook thank god :lol: but congrats anyway Don

Larry

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