Masthead

 

I am not a professional mechanic. I am kind of a shadetree/driveway mechanic, so don't take anything I say here as the Gospel. These are notes, comments, and information I've found to be useful and think others may as well.

That said, I'm a small-time specialist on this car simply because I've had to be. Some things (the tranny rebuilds, paint, and things I never could diagnose myself) had to be done by the pros. But a lot of smaller things, like replacing the brake vacuum tank, working on the ignition, replacing the fuel tank senders, and the head gasket, were things I had to do myself because I'd go broke sending it to the shop every time something happened. The car bleeds my bank account badly enough already.

A note on Camshaft Bearing Caps

Brake Light Switch Modification   new for 2020

California Smog Story

Common Air, Fuel and Oil Filter Numbers  new for 2020

Fuel Changeover Switch   new for 2020

Fuel Tank Sender Replacement   new for 2020

Fussing with Fuel Injectors

Head Gasket Replacement

Inside the Ignition Amplifier Module

The Strap in the Trunk  new for 2020

Valve Job    new for 2020

Videos

Jaguar Vanden Plas (Series 3)

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