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by moose
Sun May 02, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: My fellow XE friends requested a few pics...
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: My fellow XE friends requested a few pics...

I can only say one thing … lucky b*****d !

There was exactly the same looking car in my local dealer and I fell in love with it, think I may have to work on the chief accountant aka the wife !

Looks stunning and hope you enjoy it to the full.

Bob
by moose
Thu Apr 29, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain
Topic: Apparent Engine failure
Replies: 8
Views: 884

Re: Apparent Engine failure

Is it a diesel or petrol engine ? As said above, there have been a few problems with the diesels.
by moose
Sun Apr 25, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Did I make a mistake??
Replies: 4
Views: 761

Re: Did I make a mistake??

You are right about the price for each individual component of a car costing more than the car itself Fighterpilot. Many years ago when Laker Airlines went bust they couldn’t sell the DC10’s they owned. My company were tasked with costing every component on a single plane, new price and secondhand p...
by moose
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Interior and Exterior Cosmetics
Topic: Exterior Side Vent Replacements
Replies: 17
Views: 1782

Re: Exterior Side Vent Replacements

Look at the “R” in the Rsport lettering. It took me a while to realise where the paint was peeling.

Bob
by moose
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: New 2016 XE S owner - but I need your help
Replies: 32
Views: 3652

Re: New 2016 XE S owner - but I need your help

The exhaust tips on my petrol XE are very black as well and have been since I got it. I think the days of grey exhaust tips ended with unleaded fuel ! If you are getting black smoke on acceleration then the engine is over fuelling and it is probably something as simple as a dirty air filter. I would...
by moose
Sat Mar 06, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Side Lights
Replies: 10
Views: 936

Re: Side Lights

If I have mine set to auto they never seem to come on in fog or mist.

I do have them on auto all the time but if there is fog about I turn the lights on manually.

Bob
by moose
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: XE R Sport AWD 67 reg
Replies: 6
Views: 1803

Re: XE R Sport AWD 67 reg

You may want to try motorway.co.uk. They are far better than a lot of the others. Basically you upload a series of pictures that they request and then they run an online auction between dealers over a day. They then come back to you with the best offer. It is a bit of effort up front but the price y...
by moose
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Interior and Exterior Cosmetics
Topic: Blocked rain water drain pipe
Replies: 21
Views: 5616

Re: Blocked rain water drain pipe

This is one of the threads about water in the boot.

viewtopic.php?f=21&t=7577

Bob
by moose
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Oh no! Not again
Replies: 36
Views: 4228

Re: Oh no! Not again

Not only a problem with Jaguars. The wife’s Porsche kills a battery every 3 to 4 years. Apparently it is a combination of the cars electronics and **** batteries being produced.
by moose
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain
Topic: Jaguar XE clutch kit??
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Re: Jaguar XE clutch kit??

This any help ?

https://www.euspares.co.uk/parts-catalo ... /jaguar/xe

It looks like all the 163 diesel kits are sold out.

Bob