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  2. Thanks mate, I'll give it a go.
  3. Sometimes you do need to really really give it a good pull. My one is the same sometimes.
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  5. Hi Alan, A bit late to this one but I've just had another spare and managed to sort things out with a flat boot floor at last. I bought my 2.2d XF last summer and wasn't entirely happy with not having a spare "just in case." Like you've probably already done, I looked about on these pages and then Amazon / eBay for ideas. Quite a few to choose from and I didn't really research things as well as I should've done - ending up with a 'space saver' tyre but one that didn't sit that well and made the floor protrude by an inch or so. Functional but annoying as I'm a bit OCD when it comes to straight lines etc.! Now I'm more settled with the car and have started to get to know what I'd like to change, coupled with some suddenly available free time (thanks Covid) I had another look at eBay and so on. My first spare was 135/80 x 18 inch. I managed to find one advertised at 115/80 instead so bit the bullet and ordered it up. When it arrived this afternoon I was a bit worried to see that it was supplied with another 135/80 but the rim was much flatter than the one I had before. Cue a bit of relief when this one slotted straight in and the floor dropped back flat with the carpet blending in nicely at last. Mine also has the plastic frame over the sub-woofer so I was expecting a little trouble but everything looks fine this time. The difference seems to be that the supplied first spare has the centre with the holes for the wheelnuts to fix through standing proud of the tyre walls by around 50mm or so, quite probably to move the tyre itself further back in towards the car. This one has a much flatter profile as the centre is within the rolling portion of the tyre itself so the whole assembly is, at most, 135mm across. This one is from a specialist Jaguar spare tyre seller, based in the East Midlands, via eBay and cost £79.99 including the VAT and P&P. I'd best not narrow it down too far and name them on a public forum in case it isn't allowed! I have to say, I'm much happier now. Of course, I wouldn't go driving around for any length of time on it, but the fall back option of being able to get to a repair centre for a new 'real' tyre is there. They also turned it round in less than two days from point of order to receiving the wheel and no hidden surprises (other than having a slightly wider rubber surface to put down if needed) and the tyre itself is a Pirelli with moulding marks still on it and totally unused. Best regards, Rich.
  6. Doesn't seem to wanna budge!
  7. I have a 60 plate xf jaguar,both my key fobs are shabby and keep killing the batteries very quick,any ideas
  8. Hi, I thought I would use the current down time to start some indepth research into buying my 1st Jag. I have settled on a 2005- XJ, the reading so far has been useful, but I was hoping there will be a buyers guide available. All advice and suggestions welcome. Cheers, Simon
  9. Selling my completely restored 1974 Jaguar E Type in Opalescent Green. Its a beautiful car, the sound of the V12 is like no other. Original chassis, gearbox, and engine all matching numbers. All automotive restoration work was done locally in Vancouver, BC by BMC Motorworks. Have heritage certificate. Removed rubber bumper for stainless, because well...its terribly ugly, but also have original bumper. Asking $200k let me know if you have any questions.
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  11. hi, just got a 2.2d '08 jaguar. my sensor light comes on but then starts flashing indicating a fault. any owners have the same problem? mark
  12. Hi there I went to top up my water but can't get the top off. It just spins once it gets to the top! How do I get the lid off? Thanks Kev
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