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by Domfow
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Interior and Exterior Cosmetics
Topic: Chip in paintwork
Replies: 7
Views: 624

Re: Chip in paintwork

Thanks chaps for the replies. If steel then should be fine. Hopefully ! I had 2 dents removed from the crease line as it's the first point of contact on the steel doors (why rubber strips were removed I've no idea). Professional PDR man removed 2 dents in 3 minutes and you look along the crease lin...
by Domfow
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: JLR Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 802

Re: JLR Announcement

The British government for one I think. Looks like an XJ the PM is in and out of. Maybe Boris demanded an eco carriage :lol: Boris wants a Borismaster bus :lol: , but his successor Sadiq Khan stopped production and the latest buses are more restrained and considerably cheaper and can at the end of ...
by Domfow
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: JLR Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 802

Re: JLR Announcement

The BBC version: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48875406 It mentions a range of EV's going to be built at Castle Bromwich. No surprise as they have been saying for some time they will eventually have a full range of EV's and hybrids. Not sure about starting with the XJ though. Who buys those??...
by Domfow
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Battery replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 1034

Re: Battery replacement

I wonder just how much the batteries cost on the new electric cars and how long will they last??? VW have just announce for their new ID range the following:- Volkswagen will provide an eight-year/100,000 mile warranty on the batteries in its new range of ID electric cars and the battery guarantee ...
by Domfow
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Hood ornament on XE
Replies: 22
Views: 1488

Re: Hood ornament on XE

Arden do offer it as a modification among other things if you want to see what an XE with a leaper looks like https://www.arden.de/en/refinement/jaguar/xe/ This is mounted on the Front Bumper (Fender) definitely a NO, NO Nope, that's the front end of the slam panel, i.e. in front of the bonnet (hoo...
by Domfow
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Hood ornament on XE
Replies: 22
Views: 1488

Re: Hood ornament on XE

AndyS wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:54 pm
Arden do offer it as a modification among other things if you want to see what an XE with a leaper looks like

https://www.arden.de/en/refinement/jaguar/xe/
This is mounted on the Front Bumper (Fender) definitely a NO, NO
by Domfow
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Hood ornament on XE
Replies: 22
Views: 1488

Re: Hood ornament on XE

Anyone have a picture of an XE with the jaguar hood ornament on it I hope not, the XE has a mechanism that fires the bonnet (Hood) away from the engine block in case of a frontal pedestrian impact, to stop the pedestrian hitting the engine block :!: . if you fire the bonnet (hood) up to cushion the...
by Domfow
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Menu info
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: Menu info

Morning guys, Got slow puncture, so system tells me.This morning unable to access vehicle info to check pressure before removing the tyre, will only go down to vehicle set up on menu. Am I doing something wrong or have I now got a fault Help please The TPMS info can only be read with the engine off...
by Domfow
Tue May 14, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Long live the oil burner
Replies: 20
Views: 1419

Re: Long live the oil burner

Does anyone remember the solar panel car? That didn’t last long. Later this year a German manufacturer will launch a solar powered car, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLZKdkgB85k Both Hyundai and Kia are incorporating the latest generation of Solar roof panels in their next generation of cars, the...
by Domfow
Mon May 13, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Long live the oil burner
Replies: 20
Views: 1419

Re: Long live the oil burner

Audi has just introduced a mild hybrid V6 diesel , in the new S4, S5, S6 & S7 ranges, so they definitely see a future in diesel.
The 345hp diesel in the new S6 and S7 replace the V8 petrol from the previous generation of car :o

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