Ive got one specific edition printed out and in a heavyduty metal hinged reference binder, as well as the current edition saved to disk as a pdf. The xjs replaced the legendary etype or xke in september 1975, and was based on the xj saloon. First, there is a brief introduction of who i am if you share my interest in jaguar xjs automobiles, please visit my jaguar page i present an essay on keeping automobile windshields clear. Kirby palm route 1, box 3498 havana, fl 323339762 904 5397775 internet. A lot of parts are available at places like rock auto, billterrys jags moss motors etc etc. Experience in a book kirby palm, one of the cornerstones of the xjs list has complied a document. The way the book has been set out and written is, and please forgive me, not so good. The jaguar xjs later the jaguar xjs is a luxury grand tourer produced by the british manufacturer jaguar. Priorities have changed so hence the sale in the midst of the refresh. Experience in a book, so i wont duplicate it here at this time. In short though, with the engine in closedloop operation pulling the loopback plug from the port adjacent to the feedback monitor port accomplishes this, but should only be done.
Having owned british autos in the past i knew what i was getting into with the jag before i bought one. Owners of other model jaguars may also benefit, as much of the cars are similar. I have had a 1989 v12 for about a year now and have had some problems with over heating. They have the kirby palm book and the manual, but are still confused. Compiled by an xj s owner, experience in a book is a unique type of automotive resource providing the sort of howto information not found in either owners handbooks or repair manuals. Also recommended is downloading and reading kirby palm s book. We will pass your inquiry on to the seller who will reply to you directly. Source for reconditioned steering racks and differentials the parts train. However, it is uncertain whether the jaguar system operates at the same pressure as a gm. The jaguar xjs was one of the finest grand touring cars of its era even if, when launched in 1975, it raised a few eyebrows. By selecting a book, you agree to these conditions. Experience in a book this is an edited compilation of technical notes and tips on the xjs and v12.
Kirby palms home page welcome to my humble home page. Printed copy of experience in a book kirby palms jaguar xjs 731 pages and binder. Compiled by an xjs owner, experience in a book is a unique type of automotive resource providing the sort of howto information not found in either owners handbooks or repair manuals. Help for the jaguar xjs owner by kirby palm having owned several unusual automobiles, it occurred to me that one of the biggest problems of having an uncommon car is learning all the little nuances and quirks unique to that model. In general, it will be most helpful for those who do their own maintenance, although those who dont can still benefit from it.
Refer kirby palms fantastic book experience in a book 730 pages of experience, knowledge and tips on xjs. It has always involved me getting cold, getting cramp, emotionally descriptive, dirty, smelly and oily. To see ads from the march, 2020 issue, you must be a subscriber to hemmings motor news. The first thing i did when i heard about some of the problems with the v12 was down load the papers published by kirby palm s survival guide for the xjs. If you share my interest in jaguar xjs automobiles, please visit my jaguar page.
This book chronicles the experiences and solutions primarily from jaguar and v12 discussion lists of jaguar xjs and jaguar. The adjustment procedure is covered in kirby palm s book, xjs. The book of the jaguar xjs is physically beautifully made quality paper and print, an impressively solid hardback cover with traditional folded and stitched binding not this useless paperback binding for hardbacks which is encroaching into bookbinding. Australian council of jaguar clubs national rally manual. The rear windows were enlarged, though the flying buttresses stayed, as designer geoff lawson argued that they were part of the cars character. Engine cooling problem 1989 jaguar xjs v12 two wheel drive automatic where is thermostat located on 1989 5.
The adjustment procedure is covered in kirby palms book, xjs. This subsite of the jaglovers site is associated with the book experience in a book. This is an edited compilation of technical notes and tips on the xjs and v12. Follow this link for kirby palm experience in a book. Wish there was a photo of the engine bay i could send.
Where can you locate a repair manual for a jaguar xj6 92. I am not a book dealer these are the books in my own reference library. It had been developed as the xkf, though it was very different in character from its predecessor. What do you think of a used 1994 jaguar xjs 5 speed manual. Jaguar xjs v12 collection rouge 1989 for sale classic. For now, you can download a copy of the book on our old web site, here.
Jaguar service manual seans jaguar xjs tech pages professional. If you have learned something about your jag that the rest of us should know, please write, call or send a message to. Follow the links on that website to the xjslovers page and youll find links there for the book. One common problem that was actually caused by maintaining your car too well is a plugged radiator. Printed copy of experience in a book kirby palms jaguar xjs.
First, there is a brief introduction of who i am if you share my interest in jaguar xj s automobiles, please visit my jaguar page i present an essay on keeping automobile windshields clear. Kirby palm has a on line free downloadable book to guide you through jaguar xjs v12 ownership. If you dont already have it, do a search for kirby palm xjs book. Jaguar xjs automobiles, bicycling, badminton, opinions and what makes you a slob. Just xjs pdf produced by letitia mace xclusively jaguar long, lean, green n mean was first published in xclusively jaguar news in 2009 and is. Jaguar xjs jaguar information resources owning and maintaining a jaguar can be an interesting challenge. Do not get a hess and eisenhardt conversion convertible. Follow the links on that website to the xjs lovers page and youll find links there for the book. What do you think of a used 1994 jaguar xjs 5 speed. It is a free, 700 page living document many years developing. Sep 02, 2010 kirby palm the guy who wrote the book for this model said to throw it away and to install an inline fuel filter. Link your active subscription or subscribe for instant access. One of the problems with jags was that, aside from leaving a tr. I was fortunate enough to discover kirby palms experience in a book on the web which helped guide progress.
As it happens, virtually every one of these cars has a frozen advance mechanism, this one included. Seans jaguar tech pages jaguar efi ecu adjustment tool. I think its absolutely essential to read through that book before ever buying a v12 jag. Compiled by an xjs owner, experience in a book is a unique type of automotive resource. In short though, with the engine in closedloop operation pulling the loopback plug from the port adjacent to the feedback monitor port accomplishes this, but should only be done for the duration of the adjustment. A collectors guide, when the bodywork was revised for the 1991 model year the name of the car. Ive changed the gearbox fluid, filter and rear mount countless times on a v12. Please dont call before noon on weekends or holidays. I was fortunate enough to discover kirby palm s experience in a book on the web which helped guide progress. In general, it is written for those who do their own maintenance, although those who dont can still benefit from it.
It survived the british leyland days, jaguars privatization and the takeover by ford, and is now much in demand as an affordable and practical classic car. The car was reengineered in 1991 and renamed xjs, with a convertible waiting one year. Help for the jaguar xj s owner by kirby palm this page is actively being worked on. Xjs x27 kirby palm book download if anyone has a better manual post it. Jaguar xjs help by kirby palm bearing mechanical vehicle. If youre willing to do your own work ownership is not only possible but affordable. Kirby palm book download jaguar forums jaguar enthusiasts. See good deals, great deals and more on a used jaguar xjs in palm coast, fl.
Although it never had quite the same sporting image, the xjs was a competent grand tourer. Free to a good home xjs v12 builds and project cars. The two resources combined make the xjs a relatively easy car to work on. Used jaguar xjs for sale in palm coast, fl autotrader.
Particularly with the temperature not at operating level the variations are ok considering cold pitons and rings and the level of compression exceeding 200psi, if anything, is a little high indicating carbon buildup. Help for the jaguar xjs owner by kirby palm updated may 19 2006. Help for the jaguar xjs owner by kirby palm updated may. Just a couple of steps away from being the smooth cruiser the xjs is famous for. Kirby palm s home page welcome to my humble home page. Supplement this book with kirby palms digital book on jaglovers. British spare parts, stainless steel exhausts 18004524787. Despite the reputation of jaguars of the 1970s as cars. Part 7 gear box rear mount, fluid and filter change, all good sticky fun. Experience in a book help for the jaguar xj s owner by kirby palm updated may 21, 2009 experience in a book help for the jaguar xj s owner by kirby palm compiled by an xj s owner, experience in a book is a unique type of automotive resource providing the sort of how to information not found in either owners handbooks or repair manuals. The book can be downloaded for free, and page 492 describes how to fix it. First download kirby palms book as mentioned above.
The layout of the supplements get better with each update, but this is still a starting point. Printed copy of experience in a book kirby palms jaguar xj. Also recommended is downloading and reading kirby palms book. My 85 xjs caught fire i was driving to a friends house when suddenly smoke started pouring into the passenger compartment, vehicle still running and driving under my control, so i pull over to a stop and there is a fire in the engine compartment.
The xjs power steering pump is a standard gm saginaw unit. The first thing i did when i heard about some of the problems with the v12 was down load the papers published by kirby palms survival guide for the xjs. Help for the jaguar xjs owner by kirby palm this page is actively being worked on. Free to a good home xjs v12page 2 builds and project. From here, you can read all about the book and then download it for free for printing on your own printer. Supplement this book with kirby palm s digital book on jaglovers. Experience in a book help for the jaguar xjs owner by kirby palm this book contains things that a jaguar xjs owner should know, but doesnt know who to ask. Does anyone have tips on other books as source for information on repa.
A good selection of accessories, mostly xjs motorcars ltd. Its a compilation of the experience of hundreds of xjs owners. Results include ads from the february, 2020 issue of hemmings motor news. Car will come with a printed copy of kirby palms experience in a book. New xjs owner and member jaguar clubs of north america. New, oem, aftermarket and performance auto parts tirerack.
Jaguar xjs help by kirby palm free ebook download as pdf file. As was stated in another answer, jaguar is not a car noted for reliability. There are various topics here which are totally unrelated to each other. This is the official jaguar shop manual, with several supplements.45 1114 1431 478 1433 630 1331 1296 1390 829 164 57 807 1588 1065 1582 1084 1387 637 1434 868 1112 399 1576 710 468 939 1323 558 364 1017 237 118 1398 332 1353 830 154 353 250 1470