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Hi All,

 

New Jag owner here, the opportunity came up a couple of week's ago for cheap 2000 S-type 3.0 V6 and I have to say I'm sold.... and will at some point look to change for the R.

 

My sign up to the forums has really been prompted by a little niggle only developed in the last few days. Have noticed on cold start the engine sounds like a tractor... I will open a thread in the appropriate area of the site with a video. 

 

Thanks folks

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welcome to the stype and xtype forum for old bangers ever wonderd why the guys that have the new models don't hang arounds on here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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welcome to the stype and xtype forum for old bangers ever wonderd why the guys that have the new models don't hang arounds on here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The club is for Jaguar Owners irrespective of the age of their cars.

 

I suggest you keep  such comments to yourself.

 

Peter.

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The club is for Jaguar Owners irrespective of the age of their cars.

 

I suggest you keep  such comments to yourself.

 

Peter.

hi peter thank you for the comment above i was going to do the same but got called away for a work problem urgently   

 

Ron 

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Thanks for the welcome guys :)

 

Honestly Zero's comment doesn't bother me, I've had other newer nice cars including a Lotus Elise, Honda S2000 GT, 530D but have always fancied a Jag. I spotted the S for sale a couple of towns away from my home, It had new 12 months MOT good tyres and no obvious problems so for £600 I'm VERY pleased!!!

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Hi Mark,

 

The S type is a future classic car, and will join the E Type, and the Jaguar Mk2 in a few years time.  If people did not look after cars as they should, and just bought a new one every year or two, the E Type would not exist.

 

Regards,

 

Peter.

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Hi Peter

 

Have just got back from Europarts with some service goodies for the old girl now :)

 

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The E type and mk2 are beautiful car's, would be great if the S did.

 

Mark

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Welcome.  I have only just found out how to open up the site - it's taken me long enough!!!  

 

I am the very proud owner of an XJS (white, of course).  Location - Lincoln.

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Hi Susan, and Welcome to the Club.

 

I have never seen a white XJS --  it must look great!!

 

You will find the members here very helpful, and I hope you enjoy the club.

 

Regards,

 

Peter.

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Thanks for the warm welcome folks.  The car is beautiful, but I'm finding difficulty posting a reply on this site, so you may get two messages reading much the same.  

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Sorry, I've tried and tried, but I can't get on with this site.  It's just full of adverts, and I can't find threads to get on to.  I'm also a member of the Probe Owners Club, and can communicate easily with people on there.  What am I doing wrong?

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Morning all, I've recently bought my first Jag ( 55 plate x type 2.0d estate in dark met blue ) after years of dreaming of getting a mkII. She's a lovely car but got a few teething problems to sort out before I get the full Jag enjoyment :D

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Hi Des, and welcome to the club.

 

I fell in love with the Mk2 in 1965 when my mate refurbished a Mk1.  My S type is a true heir.

 

You wil get plenty of assistance with any teething problems and I hope you enjoy the club.

 

Regards,

 

Peter.

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Cheers Peter,

 

I'm changing the engine loom today due to a near fire last week when the alternater wire chafed and shorted on the engine manifold? I also need to replace the trip stalk and at some point the tailgate glass release button.These issues apart I'm loving my drive.

 

Des

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morning Des

                   a very warm welcome to the club if i can be of any help please get in touch or shout out on the forum & one of our many members with x types will get back to you 

 

enjoy the car & the club 

 

 

Ron 

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