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    rear sunblinds retro fit

    I have got a set of the rear sun blinds for my XJR and I have just been out to start to fit them but... There are 3 hooks that go a round the window frame and these are screwed into place but all I seem to have are taped over holes in the window frame with nothing for the screw to screw into. Any ideas what should be there as I don't see anything in the parts manual. Although that could just be because that part is hidden in a random place you would never consider looking in. I will have another look tomorrow when it is less dark and wet. Thanks
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    Just a guess.

    But are they the type of hole that a plastic fixing goes in the then allows the screw to bite/screw into.

    A pic of what you have and need to attach in the area might help.

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    If you've bought the proper Jaguar assembly, it doesn't have any window hooks - the sunscreen rises out of a slot in the rear parcel shelf.
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    Yes there are hooks which screw into the frame, you need the plastic inserts.
    I did this retrofit many years ago. You will need some rivnuts installing too.

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    I wish I could source a set of these...
    Maybe save yourself the hassle and sell them to me??
    (God loves a try-er as my old dad would say)

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    Thank you Alec that is what I need. I just have to find them now!

    Glen just keep an eye out on ebay. The ones I found randomly appeared at the bottom of the screen while I was wasting my life on ebay!
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    Just make sure they are the SWB version for a SWB car

    I luckily managed to find the invoice from 2014, the part no for the plastic insert is: C2C12743
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alec Escolme View Post
    Just make sure they are the SWB version for a SWB car

    I luckily managed to find the invoice from 2014, the part no for the plastic insert is: C2C12743
    56p each from Jaguar Land Rover Classic Parts

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deadpool View Post
    Thank you Alec that is what I need. I just have to find them now!

    Glen just keep an eye out on ebay. The ones I found randomly appeared at the bottom of the screen while I was wasting my life on ebay!
    Yep, that’s the way of it, that’s how I got my rear electric blind, but would love the door ones instead of the adamesh ones I have at the mo.
    Jealousy can be a bugger lol

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    Bugger just deleted my reply by pressing the wrong button!. Any way thanks for the part number. I have ordered some that I think will fit but if they don't I can get the proper parts. Oh I see the black window trim is still available. Mine are in a horrible state but to buy all 4 would be close to £400!
    Pacific Blue XJR with 2 tone interior.

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