Tip of the week

  • Would you rent an XJS before buying?

    I hear from people every week who have considered buying an XJS but have no idea where to start. Those you on the Face book groups see the request...
  • Speculators vs passionate owners

      You are one of three people who buy an XJS. Two are so in love with the car, that you are in need of help. I mean the type of help you get when ...
  • IRS Removal at home

      Okay, you are out for a nice drive as usual in your beloved XJS but there is something different this time. For some time now, you have known th...
  • Check engine light

    So you are driving along in your XJS on a beautiful sunny day. Not a care in the world, perhaps with the top down and masses of beautiful birds ar...
  • Front end noise

    Ok you take your treasured XJS out for a drive and you decide not to play any music this trip or you just have not yet turned it on. Now suddenly ...
  • DIY or pay a shop

    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...
  • The smoking and ticking engine.

    Is your car burning an excessive amount of oil, car smoking, and engine ticking? When I hear of these symptoms, to me knowing the V12 and inline-s...
  • Classic car insurance part 2

    Classic car insurance part 2 Last week I addressed coverage of your XJS or other classic and how to deal with the adjuster when you have a claim. ...
  • 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...