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by ChrisGB
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: All XEs invited to Jaguar Breakfast at Gaydon
Replies: 279
Views: 74020

Re: All XEs invited to Jaguar Breakfast at Gaydon

Trying to keep the day clear, will be going if work doesn't kill the weekend.
by ChrisGB
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Alloy Corrosion
Replies: 3
Views: 1424

Re: Alloy Corrosion

Two of my venoms have lacquer defects. I haven't looked closely, but it looks like poor manufacture quality.
by ChrisGB
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Warning of BT scam
Replies: 16
Views: 4640

Re: Warning of BT scam

This is an ongoing scam. We had 5 calls from 5 different UK numbers with a variety of approaches last week. Telling them to F Off seems to get the message across.
by ChrisGB
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Dealers, don't you just love them....
Replies: 36
Views: 9006

Re: Dealers, don't you just love them....

Have to say that so far, the Jaguar dealership experience is staggeringly bad. Poor to non existent communication and incompetent technicians. It'd be funny if it wasn't so sad. I've had main dealer experience with: Ford Vauxhall BMW Toyota Skoda Kia Suzuki All of which have been hugely more custome...
by ChrisGB
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension
Topic: Disc and Pad Replacement
Replies: 203
Views: 59253

Re: Disc and Pad Replacement

Brakes international are good for sourcing discs.
by ChrisGB
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: A/C under acceleration
Replies: 16
Views: 4560

Re: A/C under acceleration

It's common for air con to be programmed to be disconnected under heavy load / full throttle.
by ChrisGB
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: All XEs invited to Jaguar Breakfast at Gaydon
Replies: 279
Views: 74020

Re: All XEs invited to Jaguar Breakfast at Gaydon

I'm not going to make this one, but I've a good chance of making September's one. Are there breakfast facilities at / near classic works?
by ChrisGB
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension
Topic: Rear brake pads
Replies: 8
Views: 2553

Re: Rear brake pads

Remember the coating will only last a few brief applications of the brakes before it is completely gone from the pad contact area.
by ChrisGB
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: First “ off the lights encounter”
Replies: 15
Views: 6453

Re: First “ off the lights encounter”

A Quaife ATB won't set fire to your rear pads when hooning! I've never come across a brake controlled diff function that felt as organic and progressive as the ATB.
by ChrisGB
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar XE chat
Topic: Oil dilution and DPF problems - Diesel XE
Replies: 44
Views: 11694

Re: Oil dilution and DPF problems - Diesel XE

The trick with any car is to not to use it for journeys short enough to prevent the engine reaching normal operating temperature... 3-4 miles in summer and 5-6 miles in winter. Journeys shorter than that are what legs are for When it comes to fuel / condensate dilution, you need to get the oil up t...