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  1. Before actually spending any money, you should...

    Before actually spending any money, you should really try to understand the codes a bit better and what they're trying to tell you.....

    C1165 wheel speed sensor rear right input circuit fail
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  2. Thread: Tyre Advice

    by 2woody
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    I'm in the borders - actually, just in the...

    I'm in the borders - actually, just in the England part.

    Am currently on Pirellis in my XJR, but they're down to about 2mm and will need changing soon.

    I went out and did 50 miles in the snow...
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    I'm pretty sure they're hall effect

    I'm pretty sure they're hall effect
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    That's the trim I really wanted, black with dark...

    That's the trim I really wanted, black with dark wood. But then again, I paid less than half of that for the car
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    I'm afraid that I can't see the advert, but........

    I'm afraid that I can't see the advert, but.....

    Based on cars I've seen and bought recently, I'd suggest that any private sale of anX350 XJR is really going to struggle if its priced over £4,000...
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    don't they all have heated screen ?

    don't they all have heated screen ?
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    My experience is that cheap ones are rubbish and...

    My experience is that cheap ones are rubbish and will need changing again very soon.

    The sensor and ring in the photo will both need replacing

    The gearbox cross-checks the output speed sensor...
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    it's not just one sensor - the ABS TC uses all of...

    it's not just one sensor - the ABS TC uses all of them to cross-check and the gearbox uses that to cross-check also - you have a limp-home 3rd gear only event on the way

    All of the above is of no...
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    testing on WOT really makes a big difference

    testing on WOT really makes a big difference
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    I would say that the actual values obtained are...

    I would say that the actual values obtained are less important than the comparison of values across the engine.

    I would be looking for at least 175psi across the engine, and yes - this must be...
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    X350 won't be validated with an X308 airbag....

    X350 won't be validated with an X308 airbag. Isn't that whatr's being suggested ?

    For all we know, the X308 might have a different type of initiator which plain wouldn't work - it'll certainly...
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    I'm pretty damn sure that I wouldn't stitch in an...

    I'm pretty damn sure that I wouldn't stitch in an airbag to a circuit that it wasn't validated with. I did used to run an airbag certification lab, and can attest that the overall performance is...
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    the 10 year thing is just a moratorium anyway

    the 10 year thing is just a moratorium anyway
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    I wouldn't be too quick to blame Jaguar here. ...

    I wouldn't be too quick to blame Jaguar here.

    The entire diff is a bought-in part from most probably Dana and both Jaguar themselves and the dealer will have zero input to this. The car itself has...
  15. Thread: Brake Help

    by 2woody
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    Tyres is a really good point. You can't actually...

    Tyres is a really good point. You can't actually buy OE spec tyres anyway. Not even from a main dealer

    This happens a lot with dampers, too
  16. Thread: Brake Help

    by 2woody
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    yes - there's different calibration for each...

    yes - there's different calibration for each distinct spec and in some cases for the same spec in different market territories
  17. Thread: Brake Help

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    I very much doubt that your brakes are better at...

    I very much doubt that your brakes are better at all - sorry. I would temper this with the simple statement that I've tested maybe five different set-ups from aftermarket suppliers over the years and...
  18. Thread: Brake Help

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    I binned the Brembos on my X350 in favour of the...

    I binned the Brembos on my X350 in favour of the ATe setup from a 2010-onwards X150 XKR

    The car sees a fair amount of track use and the Brembo set-up was absolutely dire, especially in terms of...
  19. doesn't the nut have an 'ear' to stop it rotating...

    doesn't the nut have an 'ear' to stop it rotating ?
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    you have an air leak. Basically what's...

    you have an air leak.

    Basically what's happening is that the engine can't resolve the information it's receiving from various sensors and has come to the conclusions that it's all over the shop.
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  21. I would look immediately behind the head unit....

    I would look immediately behind the head unit. Expect a mess of scotch-lock connectors, tape and other stuff instead of a connector
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    I would change the fuel for new - it can...

    I would change the fuel for new - it can deteriorate to the point of a no-start within six weeks

    Also, I'd do a compression check - I have a car here with the nicasil damage - it'll cough, but not...
  23. No, you don't need to do anything. On the...

    No, you don't need to do anything. On the Brembo-equipped cars, the parking brake is entirely separate.
  24. Thread: XK8 rust

    by 2woody
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    All steel subframes are vulnerable to rust - I've...

    All steel subframes are vulnerable to rust - I've never seen one which isn't rusty. They are not generally vulnerable to being anything other than surface rusty - I think I've only ever seen a couple...
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    You're only going to do that by fixing what's...

    You're only going to do that by fixing what's wrong.

    In this case, the engine ECU can't establish connection with the knock sensor. I would check that the wiring is ok (continuity all along) and...
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