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by SovverBovver
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: XJ40s For Sale
Topic: eBay motor bin.
Replies: 6602
Views: 393823

Re: eBay motor bin.



Testdrive time! :evil: :twisted: :twisted:
by SovverBovver
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: L399GYP 1993 3.2S
Replies: 59
Views: 2369

Re: L399GYP 1993 3.2S

Walker wrote:
I don't want to scratch it putting the bushes in.... :lol:


Thanks - good to know.

I hope the bushes don't spoil the finish, though I suppose it's not too difficult to touch it up again.
by SovverBovver
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: L399GYP 1993 3.2S
Replies: 59
Views: 2369

Re: L399GYP 1993 3.2S

Walker wrote: I have paint ready to go in the form of a posh zinc phosphate primer and a 2 pack black top coat readily used on our offshore projects which should do the trick.


I'm planning to use similar offshore paint on my car. What is the brand you use?
by SovverBovver
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: L399GYP 1993 3.2S
Replies: 59
Views: 2369

Re: L399GYP 1993 3.2S

A friendly comment for your safety: those springs are supposed to come out before you remove the sub-assembly. :shock: The dampers are presumably wedging the wishbones from extending further? This post provides a good explanation of the danger associated with removed XJ40 front crossmembers which ha...
by SovverBovver
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: One less XJ40
Replies: 5
Views: 345

Re: One less XJ40

That accident was caused by the XJ40 ninjas who creep around unseen at night seeking out and eliminating cars with un-tasteful modifications. Those hub caps would have been enough for them to take action.
by SovverBovver
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Facebook groups vs this forum? Can of worms?
Replies: 93
Views: 2911

Re: Facebook groups vs this forum? Can of worms?

I quite like the forum just as it is! :o A smartphone very useful for a quick check of this and that on the web etc, but hardly a replacement for a real (desktop) computer. Just because you can't use an I-Phone to do everything a desktop does is no reason to dumb-down the desktop to it's level, and...
by SovverBovver
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Facebook groups vs this forum? Can of worms?
Replies: 93
Views: 2911

Re: Facebook groups vs this forum? Can of worms?

I agree that this forum is a good source of information for these cars and people can benefit from the knowledge shared by others on here. Certain members on here would help the lack of activity situation by being more considerate to others expressing alternative opinions, so they are retained. The ...
by SovverBovver
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spotted today
Replies: 1033
Views: 71053

Re: Spotted today

Walker wrote:Almost counts as a 'spotted today':

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShoYFC-JLOQ

about 0:10 in, could only be a 40, can't make out the reg but has externally mounted fogs and fishtanks, more than likely a wet floor!


XJ40 in a promotional video not getting smashed up? That's unusual.
by SovverBovver
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40 Arctic Bangernomics Rally
Replies: 14
Views: 1253

Re: XJ40 Arctic Bangernomics Rally

but on a nice day , the sun ' s shining, your troubles are behind you, your car' s purring along nicely with the golden voice Matt Munroe ,On Days Like These, providing the backing track - ..... In a red Lamborghini Miura, smoking a cigarette, donning a pair of designer sunglasses because of the re...
by SovverBovver
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40 Arctic Bangernomics Rally
Replies: 14
Views: 1253

Re: XJ40 Arctic Bangernomics Rally

naki_k wrote:I think that’s the idea. Though the reality is probably more a trip down to the Lamb & Flag, for Pie & Peas.


I also suspect that's the case. But shhhhhh, don't spoil the thought.

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