Tip of the week

  • Classic car insurance

    We all love our XJS and other classics if you bought the car new or recent purchase and have a great policy and feel you are fully covered. Or are...
  • The cheap XJS myth

    As you see the prices of the XJS all over the place from the last one that sold at Bonhams for around $50,000 down to that one for the unbelievabl...
  • Cleaning the engine bay

    Most would love to have a nice clean engine bay but are intimidated at the idea, afraid of doing damage to something. Well, fear no more as it can...
  • Proper XJS Convertible Top Fluid

      For years so much miss-information has been spread about using transmission fluid rather than the proper top fluid as it was less costly. I know...
  • Worn Interior

      Your XJS looks great and you get many compliments every time you take it out. However, your level of pride lowers when someone looks at the inte...
  • Paint Problems

      As the XJS and other Jags from that era age, there is no escape from the eventual vanishing beauty of the finish. Here are a few different stage...
  • Who is towing your XJS

    So you have a trip planned for an unbelievably beautiful 70-degree day in your Convertible XJS, you walk out to your garage and open the door, sta...
  • Insurance claims

    This weeks topic: Insurance claims As an XJS parts specialist and owner of the brand since 2004, I am sharing my personal experiences. My first ca...
  • Original vs Restored

    Topic: Original vs. Restored This issue comes up often as it does mostly because the market has changed and values on the XJS are moving upward i...
  • Buying a V12 with no history

                Buying a V12 with no history. Okay, so you acquired your 1980’s V12 XJS before doing the homework now what? First take the love of y...
  • V12 Engine Fires

    V12 Engine Fires Well, here we are on a topic that too many times is addressed as manufacturer defect and feared by all. You find your life does n...
  • ABS Brake Issues

    Brakes locking up on your XJS So your brakes are locking up on your 88 to 95 and you think that your ABS master cylinder is the culprit, so your search begins for a replacement unit. This units part number is JLM 1475 which we sell used for $950 and [...]