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    It's been a busy week or so with our little...

    It's been a busy week or so with our little chimp, so I have not had much time to visit the forum or do any work on the car lately, but there have been some advances.

    Firstly, I (very excitedly)...
  2. If I had seen Jim flashing his lights like that,...

    If I had seen Jim flashing his lights like that, I would have just assumed he was signalling one of his Freemason Laird friends...
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    Well I got my response from the EPIC BMW forum...

    Well I got my response from the EPIC BMW forum moderator "Paper"...

    My question (in its entirely) that I private messaged him with, was:

    Hi Paper,

    I notice you removed most of my first, and...
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    I've sent the moderator a PM. It is absolutely...

    I've sent the moderator a PM. It is absolutely puzzling me why my posts were removed. I'm guessing he just has too much free time on his hands.

    The only two things I can think of would be that my...
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    Then I decided to see if I could get the cigar...

    Then I decided to see if I could get the cigar lighter sockets all working. First port of call checking the fuses:

    http://i68.tinypic.com/1zcgwhi.jpg

    http://i64.tinypic.com/5mw9vp.jpg

    Lucky...
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    ....and this is what I went to the post office to...

    ....and this is what I went to the post office to collect:

    http://i63.tinypic.com/5yxac1.jpg

    I knew the old wipers were unusable after I put them on one day and regretted it, but I had no idea...
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    At Christmas we were talking on here about what a...

    At Christmas we were talking on here about what a great forum this is, and what a great job Ian does. It really came home to me tonight.

    I found a BMW forum, and posted this thread on there too. I...
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    I used a relay as suggested by Eddie in my X358,...

    I used a relay as suggested by Eddie in my X358, it was installed for around a year with no issues - worked perfectly every time. It's a method a lot of people have used for their X-types, S-types...
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    Aw my chest hurts... my poor little heart is...

    Aw my chest hurts... my poor little heart is soaked in blood...

    Seriously though it's a combination of both. The lights are cloudy as can be AND they are also covered in road grime...

    Just...
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    Made tiny progress today - fitted my Angel eye...

    Made tiny progress today - fitted my Angel eye bulbs.

    When I bought the car and these were both gone, I assumed there must be some sort of module out. It seemed to make no sense that someone had...
  12. Phew... I thought you'd sussed me out! I did...

    Phew... I thought you'd sussed me out!

    I did that to Jim C the other week. The Scottish Laird sent out his best Knights and Assassins to look for me, and only called them off when I apologised and...
  13. You disliked my post Steve! I know I'm a...

    You disliked my post Steve!

    I know I'm a scoundrel, but I didn't expect any of you had picked up on it?
  14. Nice clean shining car Mr Teacake sir. The...

    Nice clean shining car Mr Teacake sir.

    The alloys look lovely, I often think the wheels look a bit small on X351's - but not on yours sir!

    Shame they will be mashed by the kerbs soon.....
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    OK edited my post - thanks for the pointers. I...

    OK edited my post - thanks for the pointers.

    I know the Diesel is a V6, and as far as Diesels go it's better than a clattery old 4 cylinder, and actually quite smooth... but it's still no-where...
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    Wow that table puts it into perspective! I...

    Wow that table puts it into perspective!

    I thought I would add performance:

    3.0 V6 0-60 7.8 sec 145mph
    3.6 V8 0-60 7.3 sec 150mph
    4.2 V8 0-60 6.3 sec ...
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    Sorry to hear about the Father in Law Jim, hope...

    Sorry to hear about the Father in Law Jim, hope you are all coping OK. I am sure your beautiful cars will add a personal touch to the proceedings, and will look fantastic.
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    Crikey interesting discovery. Incidently - if...

    Crikey interesting discovery.

    Incidently - if you want to post more pictures you can, you host them on other sites.

    Try www.tinypic.com

    You upload them there, then in the body of your posts...
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    Another quick update to the list: First step...

    Another quick update to the list:

    First step (reporting acceleration problem to garage at same time, to investigate):

    * Full service and check over of car. DONE 07-01-19 £255.60

    After...
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    That settles it, I was a bit on the fence. For...

    That settles it, I was a bit on the fence. For the sake of a measly £20 a corner (actually a bit less) it's just not worth it. I'll go for the Falkens as I have tried that brand and had a good...
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    Actually, to my surprise my car does not run on...

    Actually, to my surprise my car does not run on runflats - which I am pleased about!
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    I've always been an advocate of buying decent...

    I've always been an advocate of buying decent tyres - always stuck to the original Pirelli P-Zero's on my last Jag. Someone once said to me "that's all there is between the car and the road", and its...
  23. Crikey - this is a heated thread in sections....

    Crikey - this is a heated thread in sections. I've only skimmed a few pages, but some owners appear to have got a lot of stick!

    As a predominately XJ driver over the last 20 years, I have to say I...
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    I think perhaps a "wishful thinking" avatar might...

    I think perhaps a "wishful thinking" avatar might be nice?

    An 1996 XJS V12 perhaps?... or a 420G?...

    My current Avatar was actually from 2013 before I bought my last XJ in 2016, I briefly had...
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    I think I'd better play it safe and have a...

    I think I'd better play it safe and have a scrolling one?



    Many thanks for the works of encouragement!
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