Tip of the week

  • 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...
  • XJS Cobwebs

    An XJS that has sat for a few years can seem like a problem when driven again for the first drive. Systems such as the AC and electronics may not ...
  • The XJS values during questionable times

    We all have been wondering when the XJS would finally begin to increase in value then it did last year. Pristine examples sold at auction between ...
  • Selling an XJS

    Well, folks, you know I normally address my articles with humor but tonight there are many people who are members of our XJS family who are faced ...
  • Buying an early XJS

    Okay, so you acquired the late 70s or 80’s V12 XJS before doing the homework because the price was so low you could not resist. So now what? First...