Jaguar Lister XJ12 Coupe info

Jaguar Lister XJ12 Coupe info

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RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Sunday 13th October 2019
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Jag53c said:
Thanks, on your pictured battery box have you chromed the raised fan shroud cover that is nice and shiny?
Yes. It was done by previous owner back in the 90’s. The whole battery box had been chromed but it was badly pitted and beyond saving other than the chrome on the fan shroud. smile



Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Monday 14th October 2019
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Ok, and is that some sort of trickle charger setup on the left of the battery box?

RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Monday 14th October 2019
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Jag53c said:
Ok, and is that some sort of trickle charger setup on the left of the battery box?
Nope, it’s just the main power cable trip/isolator on the amplifier supply cable. Easier to isolate than using big massive fuses. smile

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Tuesday 15th October 2019
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How about this shiny gold colour to help with reflecting the radiant heat away from the battery box?

RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Tuesday 15th October 2019
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Have to be honest thermal dynamic properties is a bit of a weak spot for me. Obviously in bright light heat absorbsion is less in bright colours. Probably over thinking this but with the bonnet shut and obviously dark, heat will be infrared so not sure if a shiny surface would make any difference?Best bet would be to fit the battery in the boot. As no massive engine heat there. smile

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Friday 18th October 2019
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Tested the fan and it works ok.


Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Monday 28th October 2019
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Lister removed the rear numberplate surround, but i have tracked one down and will black it in colour, and then refit like Jaguar would have done it originally,

RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Tuesday 29th October 2019
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Jag53c said:
Lister removed the rear numberplate surround, but i have tracked one down and will black it in colour, and then refit like Jaguar would have done it originally,
There is another bit of trim that fits around the number plate. A series 2 version allows a deeper number plate. A series 3 version completely borders a regular sized number plate

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Tuesday 29th October 2019
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Yes that is correct. I shall keep the series 2 deeper numberplate look in this instance.

RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Tuesday 29th October 2019
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Jag53c said:
Yes that is correct. I shall keep the series 2 deeper numberplate look in this instance.
smile

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Sunday 3rd November 2019
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Looking back In the April/May 2010 Jaguar Enthusiast Club magazine I found an old article on a very cool unassuming Lister XJS which had this anti tramp kit fitted to the rear IRS.


RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Sunday 3rd November 2019
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Jag53c said:
Looking back In the April/May 2010 Jaguar Enthusiast Club magazine I found an old article on a very cool unassuming Lister XJS which had this anti tramp kit fitted to the rear IRS.

It’s interesting and intriguing reading the spec. Heavy duty suspension mounts? Are they the 4 holding the rear axle to the chassis? The anti tramp kit in my eyes could easily be simplified. Also if a rear anti roll bar is fitted that starts to work as an anti tramp bar.

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Monday 4th November 2019
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Yes I am guessing 4no uprated rear cage mounts made with neoprene rubber to reduce movement of the suspension cage.

RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Monday 4th November 2019
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Jag53c said:
Yes I am guessing 4no uprated rear cage mounts made with neoprene rubber to reduce movement of the suspension cage.
I did think of solid mounts but the rear suspension pivots use roller bearings unlike the front with its rubber bushes. The ride would be extremely harsh!

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Sunday 1st December 2019
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Currently no further news on the car restoration which will resume again in the new year. But I saw this IRS image earlier today on the internet which looks like an awesome setup.



Edited by Jag53c on Monday 2nd December 12:45

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Tuesday 3rd December 2019
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For some reason the car was missing a boot floor to cover the spare wheel. So have recently purchased this which I can template the plywood from if necessary. To be honest its only really the foam thats seen better days everything else is salvageable. I am sure that I already have the second piece that covers the fuel pump, electric aerial, boot threshold etc in storage.


Edited by Jag53c on Tuesday 3rd December 19:59

RobXjcoupe

2,124 posts

47 months

Tuesday 3rd December 2019
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Jag53c said:
For some reason the car was missing a boot floor to cover the spare wheel. So have recently purchased this which I can template the plywood from if necessary. To be honest its only really the foam thats seen better days everything else is salvageable. I am sure that I already have the second piece that covers the fuel pump, electric aerial, boot threshold etc in storage.


Edited by Jag53c on Tuesday 3rd December 19:59
The bit that fits around the electric aerial is just a bit of card like material attached to that bottom piece you have in the picture

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Thursday 5th December 2019
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Walked past a 2018 Range Rover SVR this evening and it's colour caught my eye. Looking at colours now on the internet I think it must have been Estoril blue which looks classy?

Jag53c

116 posts

16 months

Sunday 5th January
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Does anyone know who made, or how to get hold of a broadspeed 3 piece rubber rear boot spoiler?

clouder

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85 posts

140 months

Monday 6th January
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Hi Jag53c,
It may be worth asking on any Australian XJ sites as I think some of the coupe sold in Australia had the spoilers fitted as an option, or were in the boot!!