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by pimgmx
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Cold Starting Problem 1993
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Cold Starting Problem 1993

Assuming spark is fine, which your description certainly suggests: fuel?

Have you checked fuel supply/pressure?
Do you know when the fuel filter has been replaced?
by pimgmx
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40 Odometer
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Re: XJ40 Odometer

...suggestions as to how to do that? I never came across any details how to (re)set that EPROM... IMHO, your best bets are an XJ40 model specialist like David Marks in Nottingham (http://www.davidmarksgarages.co.uk/specialistservices), or an old-school electronics specialist. Picture of what I gues...
by pimgmx
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40 Odometer
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Re: XJ40 Odometer

There’s no easy trick or button combination.
Only way would be to hack into the EPROM chip inside the instrument binnacle...
by pimgmx
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where are all the front drainage holes?
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: Where are all the front drainage holes?

mikegamble wrote:Where are the drain holes for the ac. I’ll do them as well!

Both sides of the center console, close to the floor and roughly at the same vertical level as the radio front.

Peel the carpets up and you should be able to see them!
by pimgmx
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 263
Views: 39807

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

katar83 wrote:...you ought to use either LEDs or low amp bulbs...

Cheers!
Added to the to do list! ;)
by pimgmx
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: This is a first
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: This is a first

Hope you disconnected the battery after closing the sun roof?

Glad you caught that gremlin in time, the storm has now reached my little country and is still impressive in strength... :o
by pimgmx
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hello, Good Afternoon and Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 287

Re: Hello, Good Afternoon and Merry Christmas

And all the best to you, Don! Hope your stockings will be chock-a-block with chockies!!! :D Best wishes to all XJ40 (and 81 ;) ) enthusiasts from the locked down Lowlands, wishing you all a healthier, better and more-exciting-but-in-a-good-way start of the New Year! Feline festive season pic include...
by pimgmx
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 263
Views: 39807

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

And the other parts needed for the 'unsmog' conversion have arrived! The A/C idler pulley to replace the US spec air pump, and two non-US spec intake manifolds, so I can just swap manifolds instead of having to blank off all the air pump plumbing on mine. Many of you will recognise the ritual by now...
by pimgmx
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: 1990 Sovereign 4.0 from Belgium
Replies: 7
Views: 318

Re: 1990 Sovereign 4.0 from Belgium

Nice to hear about those covers. Here a couple of ridiculously priced eBay ads to give you an idea what people ask for a couple of pieces of plastic: https://www.ebay.com/itm/PAIR-of-GROWLER-FOG-LIGHT-COVERS-Jaguar-XJS-XJ6-XJ40-1988-1996-AFTERMARKET/323910257496 https://www.ebay.com/itm/PAIR-of-USE...
by pimgmx
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: 1990 Sovereign 4.0 from Belgium
Replies: 7
Views: 318

Re: 1990 Sovereign 4.0 from Belgium

Welcome on board!

Great pictures, they make an impressive introduction... ;)
The picture with the river/locks in the background looks familiar, south of Maastricht?

Oh, and take good care of those front fog light covers, they are worth a small fortune in good condition nowadays!

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