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by rvdz
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Jaguar XJ40 Gallery
Topic: James, 94 Sovereign Auto
Replies: 88
Views: 9061

Re: James, 94 Sovereign Auto

Hmm, just reading the Jag workshop manual it very clearly states do not re-use the 6 bolts that attach the bottom spring pan to the lower suspension arms, really? Now in lockdown so not going to be able get new bolts, so thinking at least refit for now and if must replace one at a time when I can g...
by rvdz
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 53
Views: 1618


I know this is off-topic for a car forum, but we are more than that, we're a community and many of us know each other personally and are good friends; so while we appear to be heading into a pretty uncertain time I just wanted to wish everyone on here, and their families and friends all the best for...
by rvdz
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: User name .
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: User name .

xj40 paul wrote:Quick question , if I wanted to , how would I change my user name ?

Hi Paul, I'll be able to do that for you. Send me a PM with what you'd like your new username to be and I'll get it updated.
by rvdz
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ITV, Spanish MOT tomorrow at 07:00 hrs
Replies: 126
Views: 9925

Re: ITV, Spanish MOT tomorrow at 07:00 hrs

nlcrane wrote:Saturday morning early and she sailed through her ITV (Spanish MOT) again. She drew admiring glances from the technicians as well as the other customers, so all is well with the world.

Congrats Norman, safe for another year - although surely the outcome was never really in question?
by rvdz
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 559
Views: 38199

Re: Happy Birthday!

Many thanks for the birthday wishes, I had a really nice (although Jag-less) day!
by rvdz
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: minor boot latch "issue"
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: minor boot latch "issue"

I think you have to press the boot release whilst pushing the latch back down with a screwdriver, simulating what happens when you open the boot.
by rvdz
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hiring Tools
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: Hiring Tools

You could try to buy second hand, then sell it on when you no longer need it?
by rvdz
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: XJ40s For Sale
Topic: 1988 Sovereign 3.6
Replies: 16
Views: 2411

Re: 1988 Sovereign 3.6

I came across this a couple of days ago and thought I recognized the car. I know it's hard to dedicate time to it, especially with other projects on the go and your heart is not really in it anymore but if I were you I'd get the exhaust replaced and get an MOT on it. You say you don't want to sell i...
by rvdz
Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Tyre choice - can’t decide
Replies: 11
Views: 515

Re: Tyre choice - can’t decide

I have 225/60/16 tyres on lattices on mine, but they rub on the inner wheel arch on full steering lock. So definitely stick with 55s if you can.
by rvdz
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: High level brake light
Replies: 18
Views: 1028

Re: High level brake light

Hi Don, I think the finished article looks really neat - what is it you're not happy with? It fell off after 10 seconds :lol: just my OCD kicking in, I will take it off again and try and get all the sticky pad to errr stick. I should have done this in summer, it is too cold for the pad to stick pro...

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