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by pimgmx
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 182
Views: 20413

Re: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...

Does look a bit bland, doesn't it?
Would've looked much better in Viper Green, methinks... :roll:
by pimgmx
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 182
Views: 20413

Re: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...

What a difference a professional clean makes! I had never seen it THIS clean, what a surprise... Monday the real work starts: reducing all horizontal surfaces to bare metal! https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48924113901_68681d9034_n.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48924313407_155a4201d7_n....
by pimgmx
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Grill badge replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Grill badge replacement

With your pic added this makes for a nice brand-agnostic "how to overhaul your grille", Don!
by pimgmx
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Grill badge replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Grill badge replacement

Easy job, correct part number is BEC14085, still available new... I only have Jaguar parts/cars at hand at the moment, but seem to remember the Daimler badge is fitted from below? In that case I would recommend grille removal: a much easier job with the grille off the car. Here's the exploded view f...
by pimgmx
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 526
Views: 33200

Re: Happy Birthday!

Have a good one, Rory!
by pimgmx
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: XJ40s For Sale
Topic: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?
Replies: 37
Views: 722

Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

katar83 wrote:I've been daily driving with Andy bracket for years

Another happy bracketeer: had one on the daily Sovereign for 3-4 years, not a single issue (caused by the Andy bracket, that is ;) )...
by pimgmx
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40.com at the NEC Classic Car Show
Replies: 13
Views: 362

Re: XJ40.com at the NEC Classic Car Show

Simply don't know yet, depending on my workload around that time I MIGHT show up as a surprise guest.
The NEC located next to the airport is tempting, but time is not my friend this time of year... :(
by pimgmx
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: 86-89
Topic: How do I change the alternator belt?
Replies: 15
Views: 261

Re: How do I change the alternator belt?

katar83 wrote:Ratchet spanner

What Katar just said... ;)

Indispensable, especially for engine bay work!
by pimgmx
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: 86-89
Topic: How do I change the alternator belt?
Replies: 15
Views: 261

Re: How do I change the alternator belt?

You need to loosen the tensioner bolts, so you can move the alternator on its bracket, same threaded rod and bolts are used to tighten the belt after replacement. NB: do not overtighten, water pump and alternator bearings don't like that at all! ;) Tensioner bolts & rod seen from the top here: h...
by pimgmx
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: 86-89
Topic: 1988 Jaguar Sovereign Anti locking failure
Replies: 18
Views: 626

Re: 1988 Jaguar Sovereign Anti locking failure

Congratulations with the fresh MOT and good luck fixing that ABS Gremlin!