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The following tech tips were compiled from the member's of e-type Digest from jag-lovers.org. There are no implied guarantees. These suggestions are from other XKE owners on how they solved similar problems or challenges and may illustrate varied and occasionally contradictory conclusions to the same problem. Please forward any questions, comments, criticisms, or suggestions to mhicks@mathe.com. Commercial use is strictly prohibited. Copyright 1998 by Mark Hicks. Legal Restrictions

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PARTS INTERCHANGE TABLE FOR E-TYPES

Part

Years/Series

Interchangable Part

A/C Fan Motor

All

Granger Motor Part number 2M197. Uses the same motor as the Heater. See Heater motor. Or Everco P/N M868.

A/C Expansion valves & orifice tubes

Series III

Everco P/N A8250

Alternator

Series III

Leece-Neville equivalent (Made in USA). Amps are slightly higher but better quality. Used on commercial vehicles

OR Quality Rebuilders P/N 14038 - 60amp.

Alternator

70+ 6 cyl

Quality Rebuilders P/N 14010 - 60 amp.

Alternator

64-69

Quality Rebuilders P/N 14010 - 45 amp

Alternator

64-69 w/ A/C

Quality Rebuilders P/N 14005 - 45 amp

Ball Joints (Lower)

All

Use the ones from a 1988 XJ40 Part Number CAC9937. Non-Shimed and Sealed. More durable and better. Needs different bolts. (Maybe 5/16"x3/4" fine 24TPI grade 5 bolts w/ split washers.

Battery (Main)

All

Exide Model 34 sku# 1189208. 675 CCA. 75 month warranty. $65 from Montgomery Wards. Slightly smaller than original. Affix Lucus stickers on it and no one will be the wiser.

Belt - Air conditioning

69

Gates Number 9520 Green Stripe Belt

Belt - Air conditioning

70

Gates Number 9350 Green Stripe Belt

Belt - Alternator w/ A/C

69

Gates Number 7250

Belt - Alternator w/out A/C

69

Gates Number 7330 33 1/8" Belt O.C.

Belt - Alternator w/out A/C

70

Gates Number 7340 34 1/8" Belt O.C.

Belt - Water Pump

69

Gates Number 9313 Green Stripe Belt

Belt - Water Pump

70

Gates Number 9309 Green Stripe Belt

Bolts - Intake Manifold and Carb Nuts

I & II

Use a standard Fine thread 5/16 zinc plated nut available from most Hardware stores and a 5/16" lock washer.

Bonnet Safety Latch

Series I

Part Number N226-522 (SPB34).  A 3-1/4" Zinc plated Double Safety Hasp by National Mfg. Co. Carried by Moss Motors.

Brake Light Switch

All

Upgrade of NAPA/Echlin Part # SL147. Specified as a Stop Light switch. Costs approx. $13. Must recrimp wires with spades from bullets.

Brakes - Rear

Series II

Should be the same as a 1980 XJS

Clock in Dashboard

 All

WestClock battery powered clock. Some adapting required. Article link.

Another option - ISI quartz clock. 1 800 558 2674

Clutch-Bearing Assembly

61-64 3.8eng.

P/N N3035 by CR Seals & Bearings

Distributor (remanf)

61-63

P/N 31-428 by Cardone

Distributor (remaf)

64-71

P/N 31-407 w/out vacuum by Cardone

P/N 31-406 w/ vacuum by Cardone

Distributor-Cap

64-71

P/N LU-423 by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Cap

71-74

P/N LU-434 by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Coil

64-71

P/N UF-3 by Standard Car Parts w/out ext. resistor

P/N UF-2 by Standard Car Parts w/ ext. resistor

Distributor-Coil

74

P/N UF-2 by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Condenser

61-71

P/N LU-206 by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Pickup

71-74

P/N LX-563 by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Points

64-71

P/N LU1617XP by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Reluctor

71-74

P/N LX-561 by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Rotor

61-71 (manual)

P/N LU-302 by Standard Car Parts

Distributor-Rotor

71-74

P/N LU-323 by Standard car Parts

Engine Bearings/Main Set

Series I&II

Federal-Mogul P/N 6129M Std-10-20

Engine Bearings/Thrust Washer Set

Series I&II

Federal-Mogul P/N 65527BF. Position 4.

Engine Bearings/Rod Set

Series I&II

Federal-Mogul P/N 6-2295RA Std-10-20-30

Engine Gasket - Head set

Series II

Fel-Pro P/N HS 21140 S-1

Engine Gasket - Water Outlet

Series II

Fel-Pro P/N 25603

Engine Gasket - Exhaust Pipe Flange (2 req.)

Seris II

Fel-Pro P/N 23590

Engine-Timing Chain

64-72 4.2L

Federal-Mogul P/N 222-175

Engine-Timing Cover Seal

63-71

P/N 19807 by CR Seals & Bearings

Engine-Piston Rings

69+ 4.2L

Federal-Mogul P/N E-703KC Std only. 2-2.0mm, 1-4.75mm

Fuel Cap

61-70

Gates Number 31623 non locking

Gates Number 31691 locking

Fuel Cap

71-74

Gates Number 31738 non locking

Gates Number 31761 locking

Fuel Filter

 

The Gas Filter and Glass bowl are available from Napa and Moss Motors. 
1) Gas Filter Part Number GF-124....sells at Terry's Jaguar Parts at $4.75 1-800-851-9438
2) Gas Filter Part Number 95039 from Big A auto parts.

Fuel Filter in gas Tank

I&II

FRAM P/N CH8PL

Fuel Pick-up screen in gast tank

 

Graco Airless Sprayer P/U screen should be a useable replacement and should be replaced periodically. See Article.

Fuel Pump

Series I

Borg-Warner EP-10 at approx $39. Easy install. Very reliable. 4-6.5psi.

Heater Fan

 

 

Granger 800-323-0620.  Motor Part number 2M197. Approx. $24. Identical but for cutting a flat spot on the shaft and larger mounting bolts. Paint it black, and polarity is important. Puts out more far more air that original.

Or Everco P/N M868.

Headlights

 

Hella H4 Haologens

Hose - Fuel line from filter to carbs

I&II

Standard 5/16" Fuel hose from all Auto Parts Stores. About 3 feet of it.

Hose - Main Upper from Header/Overflow Tank to Intake Manifold

Series I

You can use Goodyear Part No gafs074 and cut to size. Has the right bend.

Hose - Coolant Upper

Motor to Pipe

74

Gates Part 26403 or 25250

Hose - Coolant Upper

Pipe to Radiator

74

Two hoses 1 1/4" I.D. type Hot water Hoses

Ignition Wires

70

P/N 3601 for silicone core Universal wire by Standard Motor Products.

Knock-Off Hammer

SI & II

Recommend Lead Knockoff Hammer. Moss Motors P/N 386-020 88G329. Much nicer to knockoffs than copper.

Oil Filter Spin-On Conversion

All

1) Basset's Jaguar of Wyoming 3/8 extension
2) XK's Unlimited.
3) Flexolite of England. 23 Highway, Yate, Bristol, England BS175AB. Tel/Fax +44(ENG) 454-311401 TSCHUSS.
4) Terry's Jaguar 800-851-9438. Uses FRAM -PH8A or -PH16.

Oil Filter Original

61-62

Fram Oil Filter CH801BPL with service gasket SP135367

Oil Filter Original

65-68

Fram Oil Filter CH801BPL with service gasket SP135367

Oil Pressure Switch

74

P/N PS-15X by Standard Motor Products

Pinion - Bearing (Front)

61-74

P/N M88043/M88010 by CR Seals & Bearings

Pinion - Bearing (Rear)

61-74

P/N HM90446/HM89410 by CR Seals & Bearings

Pinion - Seal

61-74

P/N 18679 by CR Seals & Bearings

Radiator Cap

61-71

4 lb system - Gates Number 31505 w/ safety release

7 lb system - Gates Number 31508 w/ safety release

Radiator Cap

72-75

14 lb system - Gates Number 31527 spinlok

Radiator/Cooling Fan

 

Volvo Turbine Fan from 96 Volvo replacement for Hayden fan.

Regulator

Series III

Leece-Neville equivalent (Made in USA). Amps are slightly higher but better quality. Used on commercial vehicles

Starter-Brush Set 

70-71

P/N LU-278 by Standard Motor Products

Starter - Refurb.

72-75

Quality Rebuilders P/N 16175

Starter - Refurb

65-71

Quality Rebuilders P/N 16138

Starter - Refurb

61-64

Quality Rebuilders P/N 16139

Steering Racks (Power)

71-74

P/N 26-1911 by Cardone

Stop Light Switch

Series I & II

P/N SLS-34 by Standard Motor Products

Thermostat

61-69

160 degree - Gates 33006 and Gates Gasket 33635

180 degree - Gates 33008 and Gates Gasket 33635

192-195 degree - Gates 33009 and same Gasket

Thermostat

69-74

160 degree - Gates 33006 and Gates Gasket 33635

180 degree - Gates 33008 and Gates Gasket 33635

192-195 degree - Gates 33009 and same Gasket

Thermostat

75 (V12s)

180 degree - Gates 33188 and Gates Gasket 33635

192-195 degree - Gates 33189 and same Gasket

Transmission Filter

61-71

Fram Filter FT1040 for 6 cylinders

Transmission- Automatic Rear Seal

60-74

P/N 15620 by CR Seals & Bearings

Transmission-Manual Rear Seal

60-74

P/N 17484 by CR Seals & Bearings

U-Joints - Rear Half Shafts

Series I

P/N UJ 330 by CR Industries" UJ 330. Approx $15.97 each.

Wheel-Front Inner Bearing

65-75

P/N BR6 by CR Seals & Bearings

Wheel-Front Outer Bearing

65-75

P/N BR2 by CR Seals & Bearings

Wheel-Rear Inner Bearing

61-75

P/N BR18590/BR18520 by CR Seals & Bearings

Wheel-Rear Outer Bearing

61-75

P/N BR18690/BR18620 by CR Seals & Bearings

 

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