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by S2Alan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsGeneral
Topic: Newbie with incoming Jaguar
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: Newbie with incoming Jaguar

Hi and welcome.
Was that the morrocan bronze v12 on ebay recently??, i must admit ive never seen one it that colour but i thought it looked stunning.
by S2Alan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: XJ40 / X300Buy and Sell
Topic: WANTED XJR6 engine
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: WANTED XJR6 engine

Ive been looking at options on a fast road built xk engine, 8k will get a good strong engine built and probably get about 300 bhp, obviously standard xjr6 engines are 326bhp? and modern reliability. I know its not a straight forward swap and will require a bit of work, just weighing up the pro's and...
by S2Alan
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: XJ40 / X300Buy and Sell
Topic: WANTED XJR6 engine
Replies: 3
Views: 485

WANTED XJR6 engine

Evening all.
Im looking for preferbly a complete XJR6 engine inc ancilleries for a possible conversion into my series 2 XJ6, if anyone knows of one breaking then please give me a heads up, If a Getrag 265 or 290 is available too then this would be a bonus,

Regards Alan
by S2Alan
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsEngine
Topic: Series 3 engine into series2
Replies: 4
Views: 608

Re: Series 3 engine into series2

I assume you have a 3.4 as all 4.2 series 3 were fuel injected.
by S2Alan
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsGeneral
Topic: Replica Kent Wheels from Italy
Replies: 4
Views: 812

Re: Replica Kent Wheels from Italy

They look good quality and polished too !!. It would be nice if they did them in a 7j and 16/17 inch...
by S2Alan
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsFuel System
Topic: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Re: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one

No worries. Finding info on late series 2 fuel system seems to be harder than i thought.. :lol:
by S2Alan
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsFuel System
Topic: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Re: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one

Ok thanks for that. I shall take a look at that tomorrow. :D
by S2Alan
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsFuel System
Topic: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Re: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one

Well ive had it on the ramp today to see if i can trace the switch over valve and it seems as if it doesnt have one? Ive traced the pipework from each tank and they run behind rear axle and join into a T piece that then runs to the front of the car. I assume where it is a late series 2 with in tank ...
by S2Alan
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsFuel System
Topic: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Re: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one

Ah i did wonder if it may be somthing like that. Mine is a late series 2 car so has in tank pumps. i shall see if i can find the switch over valves.

Cheers
by S2Alan
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsFuel System
Topic: Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Fuel being pumped to left tank from right one

Good evening everyone, not sure if this is a strange fault or common but i seem to be loosing fuel from the right tank and it being added to the left tank. My jag is a late series 2 4.2.
Its been fine for a while but i noticed this the other day.
Any help would be apreciated.

Alan
by S2Alan
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsBodywork
Topic: Series 2 front scuttle repair
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

Series 2 front scuttle repair

My series 2 is suffering from the usual corrosion around front screen, its not bad or gone through but has surface corrosion under the paint, I know this can be treated to an extent but as with all rust it will eventually start to creep back. I'm having a proper look over the winter as it needs a ne...
by S2Alan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsTransmission
Topic: Series 2 keeps blowing overdrive fuse
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Re: Series 2 keeps blowing overdrive fuse

I did have a look but had no luck finding it sadly.
by S2Alan
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsTransmission
Topic: Series 2 keeps blowing overdrive fuse
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Re: Series 2 keeps blowing overdrive fuse

Well I had a brief look again today and found that the solenoid was slightly loose, I tightened it and took for another run and hey presto it worked fine for about 4 miles and then it popped the fuse again.! Ive now removed the solenoid and checked it out, I left the plunger attached to the overdriv...
by S2Alan
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsTransmission
Topic: Series 2 keeps blowing overdrive fuse
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Series 2 keeps blowing overdrive fuse

Hi Everyone, new to the club and forum. I have a 1978 xj series 2 4.2 manual with overdrive and recently it blew the overdrive/instrument fuse when I was driving back home. I did a basic wiring/switch check and I can get the overdrive solenoid to click when stationary with engine off in 4th but as s...
by S2Alan
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: XJ Series SaloonsBuy and Sell
Topic: WANTED 1975 XJ6C side mirror
Replies: 3
Views: 1492

Re: WANTED 1975 XJ6C side mirror

I am looking at purchasing a series 2 v12 saloon for spares for mine and recall it has a pair of these mirrors on it. Ill take a look over the weekend and see what condition they are in.

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