naki_k wrote:Always just one more niggle
I spent last evening with the XJ-S repair operation manual and a G&T or two, and have the issue narrowed down to:
- faulty bulb/wiring: relatively quick & easy to test & rectify;
- no output signal from ABS module to warning light, which would be a faulty module. Not the end of the world, used units are around 50 quid...
Starbuck wrote:Some of the later US spec XJS Jaguars had four 'pre-cats' - one in each engine pipe - as well as the catalytic converters in the usual position either side of the transmission
If I understood Raymond correctly it's the cats along the transmission that have disappeared.
Will have a closer look post-MOT (emission values were absolutely fine, no worry for now!) to see what has already been replaced/upgraded and what could go on the list for further 'rectification'.
Starbuck wrote:...the section in Allan Scott's book on the tests they did for Jaguar and have your own modifications all mapped out...
Am roughly half-way the book now: thanks once again for the tip! It's an enjoyable read! And not just for the XJ-S afficionado: there's more than the occasional reference of TWR's racing experience flowing back into AJ6 development!
I'll make up my mind after the car is back from the bodyshop: make this the basis for a long-term mod & upgrade project, or sell it and start the hunt for a 6.0 XJR-S?
Not just for the performance goodies TWR used on them, the tuning potential of the larger engines is also - as you know - even better than the 5.3s, tempting... On the other hand: what is the chance of finding another shell this solid with comparable mileage?
Choices, choices, choices...