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by Brake buster
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Tramlining - causes & remedy
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: Tramlining - causes & remedy

katar83 wrote:Front end wise, I'd go with top wishbone bushes possibly, nothing else.


all good advice, but he says he is running on tyres with just over 1.6mm of tread........

ah well

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by Brake buster
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Tramlining - causes & remedy
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: Tramlining - causes & remedy

dont put the cart before the horse.... start with new tyres and wheel alignment, but before that....even though i said start with it, lol, check all the wear points on the front suspension , lower ball joints, track rod ends, and make sure the anti roll bar rubbers arnt destroyed , if these are in o...
by Brake buster
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: +12v on both sides of injector connectors?
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: +12v on both sides of injector connectors?

you have probably discovered that the injectors are ' always live ' with the ignition on , when cranking the power module compresses the signal to ground through the ecu creating a circuit to fire the injector bank , injectors are fired in banks of 3 , as this is NOT a sequential system ( unlike som...
by Brake buster
Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Bought me an XF today
Replies: 10
Views: 846

Re: Bought me an XF today

hi , sorry , been in Oz for the last month back to mine, its a 2.2 turbo diesel, with 8 speed auto box ( as its a sportbrake ) but also has a flappy paddle steering wheel so all 8 gears can be manually selected sequentially , also has a sport mode on the speed selector switch, drives like a dream , ...
by Brake buster
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Bought me an XF today
Replies: 10
Views: 846

Re: Bought me an XF today

thanks for the message,

nothing but joy so far , and finding more out about it every day......


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by Brake buster
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Valve clearances
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Valve clearances

(...) £100 on engine oil and filter (...) my chain dampers at 25 years and 108k miles were end of life (...) BB That is some scarily expensive oil right there... :roll: TBH, that's not a bad wear on these dampers, all things considered, they would last another 25 years before causing more problems....
by Brake buster
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Valve clearances
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Valve clearances

thinking on it more, the only real ' benefit ' of doing it on the car is the ability to leave the exhaust and intake manifolds in place however a big plus of removing the head is that you will now have a known new head gasket and good bolts on reassembly , and a machine shop refurbished head this wi...
by Brake buster
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: L992RVC Moroccan xjr
Replies: 318
Views: 26921

Re: L992RVC Moroccan xjr

katar83 wrote:One way or another I'd get the bracket directly from Andy.



thats what i did,

there are in fact three versions he makes , and will send the ' correct ' one

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by Brake buster
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: L992RVC Moroccan xjr
Replies: 318
Views: 26921

Re: L992RVC Moroccan xjr

20191230_145157.jpg I'd been looking forward to installing my new " Andy bracket". They don't seem particularly easy to get hold of. I ordered mine from Simply Performance. Sadly it didnt fit onto the mounting points of the original CPS bracket. I queried this with Simply Performance and ...
by Brake buster
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Valve clearances
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Valve clearances

from personal experience of rebuilding my own head i would recommend completely removing the head and SENDING IT TO A MACHINE SHOP FOR A REFRESH AND SETUP, IN WHICH THEY WILL RETURN THE HEAD WITH CORRECTLY SHIMMED VALVES you can ( in theory ) change them on the car, but as you have surmised, each he...