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by Thorn
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Next Gen XE Rumors
Replies: 9
Views: 928

Re: Next Gen XE Rumors

I'll go for electric, but why larger? Cars are getting far bigger than necessary to cater for all the cup holders and other gubbins that MacDonalds and its ilk have persuaded us is necessary. Smaller cars means easier parking, less congestion, less use of resources and better mileage. My wife now ha...
by Thorn
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Switching Screen?
Replies: 2
Views: 718

Re: Switching Screen?

Applies to my XE, would imagine it's the same or very similar in yours: Press the MENU/OK button on the steering wheel to bring up options on the smaller screen. Scroll up or down until 'Display' press MENU/OK, on 'Info Panel' press MENU/OK then select 'Media'. Now when you listen to DAB it should ...
by Thorn
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Poor value map update
Replies: 5
Views: 1099

Re: Poor value map update

paulyuk6 wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:24 pm
This is the major redevelopment and rerouting of the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon.
Paul
I've been using that stretch of road several times a year since before it became a dual carriageway, but haven't done so since spring 2019. Is it now wholly completed?
by Thorn
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: An unknown cat on my cat!
Replies: 17
Views: 1978

Re: An unknown cat on my cat!

Contrary to popular beliefs cats will not scratch the car when jumping up as they land on their pads a soft part of the paws. But as I found out many years ago, if they jump up onto the same corner of the car regularly, those little soft pads will gradually wear the paint away, and if you leave the...
by Thorn
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Service costs
Replies: 34
Views: 2614

Re: Service costs

When I bought my XE two years ago I paid £500 for five services.
by Thorn
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: XE Golf Umbrella
Replies: 63
Views: 4685

Re: XE Golf Umbrella

My wife's Skoda Citigroup came with an umbrella as a standard accessory, and with its own storage..
by Thorn
Mon May 18, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Driving Licence Renewal
Replies: 25
Views: 3553

Re: Driving Licence Renewal

I was googling the same site when Zingiber's post came in.
I don't find it wholly clear. It talks of delays in their getting information from doctors and opticians, but says "providing you have a current driving licence...." it says nothing about driving after expiry.
by Thorn
Mon May 18, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Driving Licence Renewal
Replies: 25
Views: 3553

Re: Driving Licence Renewal

There having been no provision for an extension, unfortunately, yes. If the licence has expired, unfortunately she can't drive.
by Thorn
Tue May 05, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Music Source Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1096

Re: Music Source Question

Every time I've listened to Apple CarPlay via USB I've forgotten to take my phone with me when I've left the car.
by Thorn
Sun May 03, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Dashcam Footage
Replies: 22
Views: 3670

Re: Dashcam Footage

It can't be long before dashcams become a manufacturer's option, if not a standard fitting.