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by pimgmx
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 477
Views: 27329

Re: Happy Birthday!

Gefeliciteerd, Roel!!
by pimgmx
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: 93-94
Topic: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia
Replies: 260
Views: 22025

Re: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia

carlmt wrote:Nice to see you are looking after my car for me

Doing my best, Carl... :roll:

carlmt wrote:You will have to let me have your new address - we can swing by on the way over this year and travel together to Jork?

Sounds like a plan; PM sent!
by pimgmx
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Just arriving aboard
Replies: 8
Views: 162

Re: Just arriving aboard

Bienvenue à bord, Xavier!

And do not hesitate to share some car pictures with us... ;)
by pimgmx
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: 93-94
Topic: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia
Replies: 260
Views: 22025

Re: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia

naki_k wrote:Any plans to use it this year?


Florian’s do and a local charity ride or two at the barest minimum.

Maybe a long weekend in the Black Forest early summer.

On the to do list: LH veemount, oil pressure sender (an XJ40 classic!) and fresh cam cover/spark plug gaskets.
by pimgmx
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: XJ40s For Sale
Topic: Looking for a V12
Replies: 60
Views: 4910

Re: Looking for a V12

Happy days!
by pimgmx
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: 93-94
Topic: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia
Replies: 260
Views: 22025

Re: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia

naki_k wrote:Full front end Rebush?

Mwah...

Not yet needed: the lower shocker bush and the upper wishbone bushes looked mint, the lower wishbone bushes showed some wear but nothing too alarming...
by pimgmx
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: 93-94
Topic: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia
Replies: 260
Views: 22025

Re: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia

Moving the car in and out of its winter storage revealed an annoying 'clonk' at the RH front. Perhaps sad to admit, but I didn't even need to get of the car to diagnose the issue: the carrot cake top shock bushes of course! I did the LH side almost immediately after I purchased the car, but left the...
by pimgmx
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: XJ40 Parts Wanted
Topic: Daimler centre cap badge
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Daimler centre cap badge

I found this in the January issue (which only made it to my door mat this week... :evil: :evil: :evil: ) of Jaguar Enthusiast, might be worth the try? :roll:

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by pimgmx
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 104
Views: 11207

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

Steady progress: some small mods were needed to accommodate the hardware around the adapter plate and bellhousing. That's all been done, so flywheel, clutch, bellhousing are now all where they should be: attached to the mighty V12! :mrgreen: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7834/46126260705_3f61a717d2...
by pimgmx
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Change of thermostat and coolant
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: Change of thermostat and coolant

Seconding the previous comment: if you A) don't know what's in there and B) don't know how long it's been there it's time for a flush & change... Backflushing (garden hose into the radiator, in the opposite direction from the coolant flow) should help clean the system before you put new coolant ...

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