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by pimgmx
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: X-300
Topic: Daimler Seats
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Re: Daimler Seats

Elsa_jag wrote:...try Naki...

His web site contains contact details: https://blackcherryjaguar.com/
by pimgmx
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Engine Differences
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: Engine Differences

Just from experience, not from googling their numbers :) : 2.9 is adequate on flat terrain, but does feel less torquey than the others 3.2 is fine for a cruiser and does not feel THAT much 'weaker' than a 4.0 does, especially when you know how to work the J gate 3.6 feels similar to the 3.2, but is ...
by pimgmx
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: XJ40s For Sale
Topic: Interesting Daimlers
Replies: 92
Views: 12583

Re: Interesting Daimlers

Asking €89K: E Type money for an XJ81...

Düsseldorf is nearby, I might pay them a post-lockdown visit, to see how good the car is in the flesh. ;)
by pimgmx
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Cold Starting Problem 1993
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: Cold Starting Problem 1993

Assuming spark is fine, which your description certainly suggests: fuel?

Have you checked fuel supply/pressure?
Do you know when the fuel filter has been replaced?
by pimgmx
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40 Odometer
Replies: 6
Views: 485

Re: XJ40 Odometer

...suggestions as to how to do that? I never came across any details how to (re)set that EPROM... IMHO, your best bets are an XJ40 model specialist like David Marks in Nottingham (http://www.davidmarksgarages.co.uk/specialistservices), or an old-school electronics specialist. Picture of what I gues...
by pimgmx
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: XJ40 Odometer
Replies: 6
Views: 485

Re: XJ40 Odometer

There’s no easy trick or button combination.
Only way would be to hack into the EPROM chip inside the instrument binnacle...
by pimgmx
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where are all the front drainage holes?
Replies: 8
Views: 277

Re: Where are all the front drainage holes?

mikegamble wrote:Where are the drain holes for the ac. I’ll do them as well!

Both sides of the center console, close to the floor and roughly at the same vertical level as the radio front.

Peel the carpets up and you should be able to see them!
by pimgmx
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Other Jaguars and Daimlers
Topic: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...
Replies: 263
Views: 40055

Re: Also bitten by the XJ-S bug...

katar83 wrote:...you ought to use either LEDs or low amp bulbs...

Cheers!
Added to the to do list! ;)
by pimgmx
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: This is a first
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: This is a first

Hope you disconnected the battery after closing the sun roof?

Glad you caught that gremlin in time, the storm has now reached my little country and is still impressive in strength... :o
by pimgmx
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hello, Good Afternoon and Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 310

Re: Hello, Good Afternoon and Merry Christmas

And all the best to you, Don! Hope your stockings will be chock-a-block with chockies!!! :D Best wishes to all XJ40 (and 81 ;) ) enthusiasts from the locked down Lowlands, wishing you all a healthier, better and more-exciting-but-in-a-good-way start of the New Year! Feline festive season pic include...

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