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Can you tell if mine is IR or RF ?

swallow_che
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Can you tell if mine is IR or RF ?

Postby swallow_che » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:52 am

Greetings from South Korea!
just bought a 1990 Daimler 4.0 XJ40

and planning to ask a lot of questions!!! hehe.. please understand. I can't ask or share anyone here T_T

My XJ40 came with only 1 key.. no spares no fobs..

Please tell me what remote I have..
attaching some picture!

there is White Globe but no 2 led light or a alarm switch..

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katar83
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Re: Can you tell if mine is IR or RF ?

Postby katar83 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:35 pm

IR.

You can convert it to RF, details here:

viewtopic.php?t=998272&start=10

Easy enough if you're familiar with basic electronics.
1997, 4.0 LWB X300 - Unlucky car but still a daily driver.
1988, 3.6S XJS - Never ending restoration project.
1994, 3.2S X300 - Accident damaged, October 2015. Gone!
1994, 3.2S XJ40 - Long gone.

swallow_che
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Re: Can you tell if mine is IR or RF ?

Postby swallow_che » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:07 pm

Thanks a lot! I will try asap!

Is this possible to use any RF Fob after converting?

I want classic looking jaguar fob..

katar83
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Re: Can you tell if mine is IR or RF ?

Postby katar83 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:29 pm

It will have to be a kit so both remote and matched receiver with relay, I'm sure you could find something classic on eBay.
1997, 4.0 LWB X300 - Unlucky car but still a daily driver.
1988, 3.6S XJS - Never ending restoration project.
1994, 3.2S X300 - Accident damaged, October 2015. Gone!
1994, 3.2S XJ40 - Long gone.


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