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by Brake buster
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40.com at the NEC Classic Car Show
Replies: 13
Views: 355

Re: XJ40.com at the NEC Classic Car Show

i know its easy to google these things, but peeps can be lazy ,

so the inclusion of dates and times are always helpful to increase attendance

( from someone who hosts a monthly Jaguar breakfast meeting for the last 5 years )

just my thoughts

BB

ps , shift depending, i may be able to attend 8-)
by Brake buster
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: 93-94
Topic: the latest addi(c)tion: Peppermint Green Insignia
Replies: 293
Views: 29573

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

katar83 wrote:Nothing that a bit of gaffa tape couldn't fix? ;)




and how....lol

i have two car covers on the '40 , a new one, and one on top covered in gaffer tape to protect the new one , lol

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by Brake buster
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: 1994 Daimler Double Six
Replies: 110
Views: 9253

Re: 1994 Daimler Double Six

Chris Barney wrote:How does evaluation work? My 88 sovereign has an “agreed” value of £5,000 (certified by the underwriter) I did this after Paul Walton of Jaguar World valued it in the magazine. Does this mean in the event of a right off, they would automatically pay that amount out?



yes, less ' excess amount'

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by Brake buster
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: 1994 Daimler Double Six
Replies: 110
Views: 9253

Re: 1994 Daimler Double Six

suppose, just suppose, it gets written off, its not the end, most companies will allow you to ' buy it back' , usually for 20% or less of the settlement value paid out , i just had my X-type written off for similar cosmetic panel damage, i got paid out £1200 for a 15 year old car, and bought it back...
by Brake buster
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: XJ40 Register
Replies: 197
Views: 14995

Re: XJ40 Register

abercanadian wrote:
Larry (ex-obsessed programmer, currently obsessed fisherman :lol: )


and soon to be recruited by the web team........

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by Brake buster
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: XJ40 Parts For Sale
Topic: Pair of 3.2S badges
Replies: 7
Views: 349

Re: Pair of 3.2S badges

paulenicholson23 wrote:...they’re almost definitely gone, aren’t they?
Damn!



dont worry , you can buy new ones from Jaguar , item 0

https://parts.jaguarlandroverclassic.co ... nd/jaguar/


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by Brake buster
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Broken AJ6 timing chain?
Replies: 7
Views: 242

Re: Broken AJ6 timing chain?

sounds sensible

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by Brake buster
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Broken AJ6 timing chain?
Replies: 7
Views: 242

Re: Broken AJ6 timing chain?

any update on this ?

BB
by Brake buster
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: URGENTLY NEEDED , idle adjustment screw.......
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: URGENTLY NEEDED , idle adjustment screw.......

all sorted with a new idle control valve,

thanks for the private massages offering spares if required

running like a top now 8-)

BB
by Brake buster
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Strange smell on hot days
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: Strange smell on hot days

given the above statement i would urgently check the engine and front subframe grounding straps to the body , as these could be getting hot due to being corroded causing the smell, i would also check the wiring around the alternator for signes of getting hot, this can manifest in a ' fishy ' smell o...