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jagrob
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coolant probe

Postby jagrob » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:15 pm

hi all, will be fitting a new coolant level probe and rubber grommet into over flow tank. do i need to use sealant or just fit as is. thanks rob.
1995 xjr 4.0 supercharged.

Per
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Re: coolant probe

Postby Per » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:18 am

Nope, just fit the bits as received.
1989 3.6 Sovereign

naki_k
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Re: coolant probe

Postby naki_k » Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:15 am

jagrob wrote:hi all, will be fitting a new coolant level probe and rubber grommet into over flow tank. do i need to use sealant or just fit as is. thanks rob.


Where did you buy the new parts?
88 3.6 XJ6 PDH/CEM
90 Range Rover Vogue SE 3.9 V8 LPG
91 3.2 XJ6 SportPack Manual
91 4.0 XJ6 Manual
92 4.0 XJR Manual
92 4.0 XJR
93 3.2s - 4.0 Manual conv
93 4.0 Sovereign
93 6.0 XJ81 DD6
93 6.0 XJ81 XJ12
94 4.0 XJR
96 4.0 X306 XJR
96 4.0 X300 D6
97 4.0 X300 Sport Manual
2000 LR Discovery ES TD5 A
Breaking 40/ 300

Per
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Re: coolant probe

Postby Per » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:24 pm

IIRC I bought mine from SNG Barratt
1989 3.6 Sovereign

naki_k
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Re: coolant probe

Postby naki_k » Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:31 am

Per wrote:IIRC I bought mine from SNG Barratt


Yes I had seen that one. Was curious whether anyone else sold it too.
88 3.6 XJ6 PDH/CEM
90 Range Rover Vogue SE 3.9 V8 LPG
91 3.2 XJ6 SportPack Manual
91 4.0 XJ6 Manual
92 4.0 XJR Manual
92 4.0 XJR
93 3.2s - 4.0 Manual conv
93 4.0 Sovereign
93 6.0 XJ81 DD6
93 6.0 XJ81 XJ12
94 4.0 XJR
96 4.0 X306 XJR
96 4.0 X300 D6
97 4.0 X300 Sport Manual
2000 LR Discovery ES TD5 A
Breaking 40/ 300

Per
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Re: coolant probe

Postby Per » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:15 am

Just a few leftovers floating (sic) around. OTOH those are the original genuine article. Mind you this is so simple and the original was too cheaply made. Thus I wouldn't bother going for original here.
1989 3.6 Sovereign

jagrob
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Re: coolant probe

Postby jagrob » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:29 pm

i got my parts from local jaguar dealer, ROADBEND JAGUAR. http://www.roadbend.com.au
grommet $3.85, probe $126.50. about 80.00 gbp all up.
1995 xjr 4.0 supercharged.

naki_k
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Re: coolant probe

Postby naki_k » Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:43 pm

jagrob wrote:i got my parts from local jaguar dealer, ROADBEND JAGUAR. http://www.roadbend.com.au
grommet $3.85, probe $126.50. about 80.00 gbp all up.


Interesting. Probably some left over original old stock parts?
88 3.6 XJ6 PDH/CEM
90 Range Rover Vogue SE 3.9 V8 LPG
91 3.2 XJ6 SportPack Manual
91 4.0 XJ6 Manual
92 4.0 XJR Manual
92 4.0 XJR
93 3.2s - 4.0 Manual conv
93 4.0 Sovereign
93 6.0 XJ81 DD6
93 6.0 XJ81 XJ12
94 4.0 XJR
96 4.0 X306 XJR
96 4.0 X300 D6
97 4.0 X300 Sport Manual
2000 LR Discovery ES TD5 A
Breaking 40/ 300


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