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by Brake buster
Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 244
Views: 31394

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

The bulk of their resto projects are German (Zuffenhausen) and Italian classics, they have done their fair share of Jags, but it's not their specialty. I can hardly blame them for not knowing that Jaguar engineers exactly , its about supplying the workshop engineers with enough information to allow...
by Brake buster
Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 244
Views: 31394

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

looks great, and this is always the fun ( and frustrating at times ) part not teaching you to suck eggs ( as we say ) , just a pointer on fitting the front screen , the rubber goes into the frame of the car, the glass is dropped in on the bottom lip , and you use plastic wedge tools to gently pry th...
by Brake buster
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Greetings, fellow members!
Replies: 9
Views: 383

Re: Greetings, fellow members!

welcome

and as they say , a picture speaks a thousand words, and we love to see pics of the cars

BB :)
by Brake buster
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 244
Views: 31394

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

katar83 wrote:We're still waiting for all the gory pictures from underneath the front wings :lol:



oh , i got one of those from my own work , lol
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but that repaint looks stunning, now for all the nice shiny parts to be fitted, keep the pics coming

BB
by Brake buster
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Bought me an XF today
Replies: 10
Views: 959

Re: Bought me an XF today

nothing other than being hit by a bus some months back and the insurance paying out for Cat N cosmetic damage write off, and i couldn't be arsed to keep repairing her after that, lol so i chopped it in and got £750 for it against the XF.... and a full years MOT and a full years parts and labour warr...
by Brake buster
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Bought me an XF today
Replies: 10
Views: 959

Bought me an XF today

well, the X-type is due an MOT in 4 weeks and its going to the scrap yard in the sky ( well, down the road ), it gave me 7 years of good service and was a very competent and comfortable car that did what it said on the tin.. so today i bought this to replace it....... s-l1600a.jpg IMG_7045.jpeg a 20...
by Brake buster
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: brand new front bumper chrome obtained
Replies: 6
Views: 476

Re: brand new front bumper chrome obtained

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as i said, waiting for the hose, and i already have a non return 'T' valve and the clips etc

a nice saturday job , if i can find a nice Saturday that is...

BB
by Brake buster
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: brand new front bumper chrome obtained
Replies: 6
Views: 476

Re: brand new front bumper chrome obtained

abercanadian wrote:You're replacing the car one piece at a time, BB!




Larry



SHHHHHHhhhhhh , not too loud, the wife will hear..........


BB :lol:
by Brake buster
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: brand new front bumper chrome obtained
Replies: 6
Views: 476

Re: brand new front bumper chrome obtained

update , brand new heated headlight washers and new screws obtained from Jaguar and brand new washer caps along with the the correct hose ( still looks like garden hose, lol ) and a brand new headlight washer pump and bottle seal , interestingly , the pump is modified as the original had a ' bleed p...