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    Stop/prevent door windows scraping

    Where my car parks seems to be a perfect trap for wind blown dust and grit. Having ended up with two lovely arches across the windscreen of my previous car, etched by the wipers, I got in a more...
  2. STF, that's ridiculous!

    STF, that's ridiculous!
  3. Have you had a resolution to this issue, STF? 😬

    Have you had a resolution to this issue, STF? 😬
  4. Thread: Spinning Off JLR

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    Survival isn't as much about making small cars as...

    Survival isn't as much about making small cars as it is about sharing components (just look how many JLR vehicles have the same door handles) and wringing as many models out of one platform as...
  5. Thread: order of luxury

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    Snarf, very much deliberate, fair game if they...

    Snarf, very much deliberate, fair game if they insist on naming things such easy targets! :-P
  6. Thread: order of luxury

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    The actual trim of the cars doesn't vary the...

    The actual trim of the cars doesn't vary the build quality all that much; the dashboard and the centre console, the cabin or the boot etc are all constructed from the same materials.
    You can get a...
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    Yikes, that doesn't sound good! Have you got a...

    Yikes, that doesn't sound good! Have you got a picture of the damage?
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    ContiMobilityKit 12v Tyre Repair/Inflation

    Has anybody had experience of using the Continental tyre puncture repair compressor that seems to come with JLR vehicles these days in lieu of a spare wheel? I was looking at replacement bottles of...
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    Have to agree, less is more with dinky cars!...

    Have to agree, less is more with dinky cars! Really working the gears and throwing my wife's roller skate into corners was great fun! She disagrees.
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    I think the real issue has come from taxation...

    I think the real issue has come from taxation changes by the government. Jaguar more than most is reliant on fleet sales. And so now just as in the 50s manufacturers compromised their vehicles to...
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    That doesn't mean that Jaguar felt they got...

    That doesn't mean that Jaguar felt they got everything they wanted, or that Ford were the best owners for Jaguar or that Ford's PAG was much of a success in general. Or indeed that Ford's parts were...
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    Prior to JLR coming out with the Ingenium engines...

    Prior to JLR coming out with the Ingenium engines they were using Jaguar’s Ford Duratorq and PSA derived diesel engines, so I doubt any pride went into them :rolleyes:
  13. Thread: Spinning Off JLR

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    Spinning Off JLR

    Tata getting ever more desparate for outside cash with all that's going on. Reports of them hiving off the Motors division being confirmed in the global press now. Besides distancing the main group...
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    Long warranties are indeed expensive, so why not...

    Long warranties are indeed expensive, so why not just sell vehicles that are well built and robust? JLR charge at a price point where there is, and should be, every expectation that parts should not...
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    The laziness of some drivers is infuriating at...

    The laziness of some drivers is infuriating at the best of times! "Oh the left lane filters off in 5 miles so I'm going to bimble along in the middle lane like a ...
  16. Fuel can go stale in the tank, especially...

    Fuel can go stale in the tank, especially problematic for diesel, which can go waxy and gum things up... 6months should hopefully be alright but hot weather can spread up the degradation of petrol. I...
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    Possible to get a audio/video recording of the...

    Possible to get a audio/video recording of the offending whine? Ingenium diesels don't sound inspiring at the best of times!
  18. Thread: Removing Wheels

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    Let us know if you do have any issues with the...

    Let us know if you do have any issues with the TPMS sensors afterwards, I've heard they can be tempramental! :eek:
  19. Thread: Taurus Upholstery

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    Ah! That is good to know, I don't suppose anyone...

    Ah! That is good to know, I don't suppose anyone knows how much leather there is in the Taurus material (versus the resin/bonding agent)?

    Planning on getting this stuff when it's not gauche to...
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    I had this issue a week or so after picking up my...

    I had this issue a week or so after picking up my XF, apparently a bad connection in the front passenger seatbelt wiring was to blame...
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    Centre Console HDMI Port

    What do people use it for..?
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    How exceedingly shoddy!

    How exceedingly shoddy!
  23. Thread: Ingenium Diesels

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    I've started using the catchily titled "Archoil...

    I've started using the catchily titled "Archoil AR6900-D Max Advanced Diesel Fuel Synthesis" and I have to say, that without owning a recording studio to quantifiably say, I think the engine does...
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    I had the same problem with my previous car, in...

    I had the same problem with my previous car, in the end I just kept a squeegee in the boot, which had been carried over to the XF. To be fair though, I now have a reversing camera so it's less of an...
  25. Thread: Taurus Upholstery

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    Taurus Upholstery

    My understanding is that Taurus is to leather what MDF (or possibly ply) is to wood? What do other people use to clean and condition it? I can see it drying and cracking down the road...
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