Tip of the week

  • Headlights Acrylic vs. Glass

    Here we are, one of the most disappointing subjects on the XJS in the States. You love to drive, service and clean the car however when it is time...
  • Taking on an XJS project

    All too often many buy an XJS in need of a ton of work for a very low price, with the intention of making it a great car on a shoestring budget as...
  • Engine Oil Cooling Hose replacement

    There has been a change in the last several years where there is a demand for early XJS parts I have observed that over the last five or more year...
  • Your XJS test drive

    You may be ready to purchase your first XJS and have some questions about what to expect during the test drive. Now this is a short quick checklis...
  • Your car is running rough

    Here is a short V12 story I want to share with you all. Some may remember last year my mention of my 85-year-old buddy in Miami beach who wrecked ...
  • Changing the oil on a V12 XJS

    Because many early V12s are being bought up to restore or turn-key, I thought I would address some service issues with them for a while. So this s...
  • Are V12 oil leak detections accurate?

    We all have all heard the stories about British cars leaking oil. Things such as you need to buy two, one to drive while the other is in the shop ...
  • Time to drop the top

    Well, its that time of the year again in many places around the world to enjoy your XJS convertible again. It has been tucked away in your garage ...
  • Your first XJS outing

    Ok here you are all smiles, shoulders back, the best shoeshine one can have, a fresh manicure and haircut, and wearing a Harris tweed blazer ready...
  • Remaking Cooling Lines And Other Parts

    I had extensive communications over a five-year period with Jaguar about parts I myself needed and they always respond with, check back with us ne...
  • Damaged windshields

    So you have been servicing your XJS as a DIY and each time you push the envelope a little further and you are so proud of yourself and you should ...
  • Problems With Old AC Systems

    The season is becoming warmer and if you have a convertible and only drive it on perfect weather days then your XJS can be a dream to drive. Howev...