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My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby naki_k » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:22 am

Morgan1 wrote:Thanks for the reply re the gearbox. I've changed both rear calipers and they no longer stick. I'll have a look at the mounts and the coupling when I get a chance and will update the forum as I go. The 225 tyres were indeed expensive due to not being available. Cheers craig


Pressumably, if they quoted you a price for the tyres, they can actually supply them?
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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby Morgan1 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:24 pm

Didn't get that far in the conversation due to shock factor :lol: new tyres are OK. They do look tall but they ride very well. I'm not the kind to throw the car about anyway. Craig
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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby Morgan1 » Thu May 10, 2018 7:52 pm

Been spending a few bob on the jag recently. New water pump, belt, radiator flush and radiator mounts. Been using her daily for the last week or so and on a recent journey to buy a sledge hammer (sure I had one but must have lent it) I was stopped by a fella who used to own a xj40. Anyway, he was telling me that he still had a steering wheel for one in his house and did I want it? Fifty quid later and here it is......

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1992 Jaguar xj6 3.2 litre.
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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby old del boy » Sat May 12, 2018 12:23 am

Not many bargains these days but that is certainly one of them , i'd be happy to have that in my car , myrtle make one similar to my genuine jaguar one and that's 375 quid

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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby Morgan1 » Sat May 12, 2018 8:28 pm

I looked at myrtle ones and must admit they look great but a bit expensive for me. I haven't had chance to drive her yet with the new wheel. Has anyone experience of 're laqouring the wood trim as mine is great but bleached in the sun.
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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby Lachy » Sun May 13, 2018 8:18 am

That steering wheel is quite striking. I imagine it comes to hand quite nicely?

Morgan1 wrote:I looked at myrtle ones and must admit they look great but a bit expensive for me. I haven't had chance to drive her yet with the new wheel. Has anyone experience of 're laqouring the wood trim as mine is great but bleached in the sun.


I'm certainly interested to hear of any experiences people have of this.
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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby Morgan1 » Sun May 13, 2018 4:41 pm

The make of the one I have is Luisi. I looked at mine new and it would be about £190 plus the boss at about £40. So not too bad really. I haven't driven it with the wheel on but it does feel nice. :D
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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby Morgan1 » Thu May 17, 2018 8:06 pm

Mot time today, fresh ticket and only advisories were for rear perelli tyres cracking (bought 2006) and brakes need bleeding a pedal slightly spongy. Again I knew as a bit of air got in when I was messing with them a few weeks ago. :D I did less mileage than I thought though, will have to use her more! ;)
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Re: My 1992 Oyster 3.2 XJ6

Postby Morgan1 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:29 pm

Hi. I'm still having issues with the lumpy gear change from first to second? I've done the following....
1. Gearbox oil and filter change, approx 9 litres.
2. Jurid coupling change.
3. Rear diff oil change.
4. Gearbox mount rebuild as the rubber had dissintigrated.
5. Throttle adjustment and gear change adjustment on cable all the way I.e. from sharp gearchanges and kickdown at 30mph lol to no kickdown at all.
6. All brake calipers rebuilt and don't drag.

Do you think it worth me changing the engine mounts? I get a lurch when selecting D or R and due to the gearbox mount not doing it's job for so long I thought the engine mounts could be causing a wind up type symptom on the gear change? I have flipped the engine with bonnet open and the movement doesn't look excessive. I'm running out of ideas?

Any suggestions would be great.....cheers.
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