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    2nd Jag so guess I'd better say Hi

    Just bought a black 55k XF in Black 3.0d, superb car to drive and feels to luxurious (possibly because my previous car was a Honda Civic!)

    Had an X-Type 2.2 a few years ago but didn't like it - looked great but engine, drive and handling were not good - could have been a lemon!

    I also grew up being driven around in a 3.8 S Type by my mother - maybe were the hankering started....

    So learning about the XF and it's workings - I like to spanner a bit - and have a few minor issues which I will no doubt post if I cannot resolve.

    Cheers, Colin

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    Senior Member Jimbov8's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forum Colin, enjoy.
    2009 XK 5.0L PortfolioPast:-87'XJS 3.6L, 93'XJ40 3.2L gold, 95'XJ6 4.0L sport, 00'XJ8 3.2L sport, 2005 XK8 4.2L coupe in that order and enjoyed all of 'em.

    I do not offer advice, I only say what I would do with the set of circumstances presented. Your choice always.

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    Senior Member C16RKC's Avatar
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    Welcome the forum - the XF is a fine car!

    I did not get on with the X-type either, but I actually thought it was a great car with a fantastic luxury feel to the interior. But it was actually the manual gearbox, and 2.0 litre Diesel engine that drove me nuts. Still I only bought mine as a temporary transport while my Mercedes interior was being trimmed, so it did not matter too much.

    Good luck and welcome!!
    Chris Clark
    2007 XJ X358 Sovereign Diesel LWB

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    Senior Member JimC64's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard and congrats on the XF, A cracking car....

    Happy motoring

    MY2016 ( 65 ) XJ X351 3.0d Portfolio LWB, Black, London Tan leather interior, 20" Orona alloys, picnic tables and rear multimedia
    MY2009 ( 58 ) X type 2.2d Sport Premium, Heated seats, Front & Rear park assist, Sat Nav, 18" Proteus alloys, tinted rear windows, Heko wind deflectors

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    Hi Colin,
    Welcome to the forum.
    Everyone here is friendly and helpful.
    I have owned my immaculate 2004 XJ-V8 since December 2016 and it's a brilliant car.
    My previously owned Jaguars are a 1996 XJ Sovereign and 2 x 2001 S types.

    Tootle Pip.
    Truly immaculate 2004 XJ 350 - V8.

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    Senior Member rchiv's Avatar
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    Hi Colin, welcome.
    I love my 2.2 haha.
    Enjoy the XF

    HEY I THOUGHT I HAD RETIRED, Ex Auto Electrician
    2006 X Type 2.2d SE Manual Estate. Zurcon Blue Champagne/Mocca, F/R Parking sensors, ,Auto Lights, Auto Wipers, Headlight Washers, Sat Nav 2012 update, 17 in Wheels, 112K Mods:- Electric Autofold Mirrors on Locking , HID Dip Beams
    Simple Autofold Mirrors on Locking,

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