Technical Library

Please scroll down to see an index of technical articles that have appeared in the Gazettes over the years.  For the comprehensive list please download David West’s Technical Index or David’s Restoration Index.

Issue 281 (February 2021)

  • XK 140 restoration, by Roger King

 

Issue 280 (January 2021)

  • XK 140 radiator replacement, by Keith Baker

  • XK wiper upgrade, by Nick Green

 

Issue 280 (January 2021)

  • XK 140 radiator replacement, by Keith Baker

  • XK wiper upgrade, by Nick Green

 

Issue 279 (December 2020)

  • XK Engineering, by James Page

  • Musing of a Gentleman Restorer, by Tony Hall

  • Home XK 140 rebuild pt6, by Roger King

 

Issue 278 (November 2020)

  • XK 120 long-term rebuild, by Trevor Okill

 

Issue 277 (October 2020)

  • Unfinished symphony pt2, by Michael Kearns

  • DIY power steering, by Peter Leech

 

Issue 276 (September 2020)

  • XK engine matters, by Robert Caldicott

 

Issue 274 (July 2020)

  • Musings of a Gentleman Restorer, by Tony Hall

  • XK 140 rebuild pt5, by Roger King

 

Issue 272 (May 2020)

  • Right-hand-drive conversion, by Peter Wells

 

Issue 271 (April 2020)

  • E10 fuels, by Malcolm McKay

  • XK 150 home rebuilds, by David Turner

  • XK radiators pt2, by Bob Knijnenburg

 

Issue 270 (March 2020)

  • XK 140 Rebuild, by Ken Smiley

  • XK 140 DHC restoration, by Roger King

  • XK Radiators, by Bob Knijnenburg

 

Issue 269 (February 2020)

  • 1955 production D-type, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 268 (January 2020)

  • XK 140 restoration, by Bob Stokes

  • XK 140 rebuild, by Ken Smiley

 

Issue 267 (December 2019)

  • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

 

Issue 266 (November 2019)

  • XK140 restoration, by Roger King

Issue 265 (October 2019)

  • XK 140 restoration, by Ken Smiley

 

Issue 264 (September 2019)

  • XK 140 rebuild, by Michael Kearns

  • XK140 restoration, by Roger King

 

Issue 263 (August 2019)

  • XK 150 double rebuild, by David Turner

 

Issue 262 (July 2019)

  • A lifetime of restoration, by Roger King

  • XK engine rebuild, by Peter Leech

  • XK 120 mirrors pt2, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK 140 restoration, by Ken Smiley

 

Issue 261 (June 2019)

  • XK 120 interior mirrors pt1, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK 150 home rebuilds, by David Turner

 

Issue 260 (May 2019)

  • XK 140 restoration pt8, by Ken Smiley

  • Mechanical murmurings, by Phillip Haslam

 

Issue 259 (April 2019)

  • XK 150 double rebuild, by David Turner

  • Jaguar Mk1, by Simon Charlesworth

 

Issue 258 (March 2019)

  • Jaguar silencers pt3, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK 140 rebuild, by Ken Smiley

 

Issue 257 (February 2019)

  • Jaguar silencers pt2, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK150 double rebuild, by David Turner

  • Jaguar’s AJ6 engine, by Simon Charlesworth

 

Issue 256 (January 2019)

  • XK silencers pt1, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK 140 rebuild, by Ken Smiley

  • XK 120 home rebuild, by Trevor Jipson

Issue 255 (December)

  • XK 120 home rebuild, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK water pumps pt3, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

 

Issue 254 (November)

  • XK 120 OTS home rebuild, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK water pumps pt2, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK 140 resoration pt5, by Ken Smiley

Issue 253 (October)

  • XK120 OTS home rebuild pt25, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK water pumps, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK150 double rebuild, by David Turner

Issue 252 (September)

 

  • XK 120 OTS home rebuild, by Trevor Jipson

  • Starter motors pt3, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • XK 140 rebuild, by Ken Smiley

 

Issue 251 (August)

 

  • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt23, by Trevor Jipson

  • Lucas starter motors, by Bob Knijnenburg

Issue 250 (July)

 

  • XK Starter motors pt1, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • Stainless-steel exhausts, by Jimmy Stewart

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt22, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK 140 rebuild pt3, by Ken Smiley

 

Issue 249 (June)

 

  • Brake upgrade, by Nick Green 

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt21, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK 150 double rebuild, by David Turner

 

Issue 248 (May)

 

  • XK wheels and tyres pt3, by Bob Knijnenburg 

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt20, by Trevor Jipson 

  • De-Corrosion Services, by Malcolm McKay 

  • Clock repair, by Peter Wells 

  • XK 140 rebuild pt2, by Ken Smiley 

  • First Names Group, by James Page 

Issue 247 (April)

  • The 9S XK 140s pt2, by Martin Brauns

  • XK 120 rebuild pt19, by Trevor Jipson

  • Hardy Engineering, by Malcolm McKay

  • XK wheels and tyres pt2, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • Musings of a gentleman restorer, by Tony Hall

  • Stainless-steel exhausts, by Jimmy Stewart

  • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

Issue 246 (March)

  • Ex-Mike Salmon XK 120, by James Page

  • Phoenix Restorations, by Malcolm McKay

  • Wheels and Tyres part 1, by Bob Knijnenburg

  • Owner’s Eye View

  • XK 120 rebuild pt18, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK 140 rebuild pt1, by Ken Smiley

Issue 245 (February)

  • Simon Drabble’s XK 120, by James

  • Modified XK 120, by Jason Len

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt17, by Trevor Jipson

  • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

  • Circuit Motor Bodies, by Malcolm McKay

  • Le Mans XK 140, by James Page

Issue 244 (January)

  • Double XK 150 rebuild, by David Turner

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt16

Issue 243 (December)

  • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt15, by Trevor Jipson

Issue 242 (November)

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt14, by Trevor Jipson

  • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

Issue 241 (October)

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild pt13, by Trevor Jipson

  • • Double XK 150 rebuilds, by David Turner

Issue 240 (September)

  • XK 150S double rebuild, by David Turner

  • XK 140 rebuild, by Tony Hall

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild 12, by Trevor Jipson

Issue 239 (August)

  • XK 150 OTS Rebuilds 3, by David Turner

  • XK 120 OTS rebuild 11, by Trevor Jipson

Issue 238 (July)

  • The LT 120 Story 2, by Bob Knynenburg

  • David Manners Jaguar Parts, by James Page

  • XK 150 OTS Rebuilds 2, by David Turner

  • XKs at Windsor Castle, by Roger Gage

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 10, by Trevor Jipson

  • Healey 100M v XK 120 SE, by John Starkey

Issue 237 (June)

  • The LT 120 Story 1, by Bob Knynenburg

  • XKs at Classic Showcase, by Paul McNabb

  • XK 140 DHC Rebuilds, by Tony Hall

  • XK 150 OTS Rebuilds 1, by David Turner

  • CMC Technical Seminar, by Louise Gibbs

  • LED Lighting for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 9, by Trevor Jipson

Issue 236 (May)

  • My Mille Miglia 140, by Martin Brauns

  • Guy Broad for XKs, by James Page

  • 150S Rebuild Complete, by Tom Wright

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 8, by Trevor Jipson

Club Contact Information

For further information on the various aspects of your Club membership please contact Louise Gibbs

Jaguar XK Club, Hilltop Farm, Knighton-on-Teme, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15 8LY, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1584 781588 
Fax: +44 (0)1584 781630 
Email: louise@xkclub.com

Issue 235 (April)

  • My Mille Miglia 140, by Martin Brauns

  • Rally Preparation Services, by James Page

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 7, by Trevor Jipson

Issue 234 (March)

  • My 150 DHC dream to reality, by Bill Morris

  • John Skinner visited, by James Page (article on trim)

  • Trim for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

  • Battery Isolators, by Rod Shears

  • Gary Lindstrom’s 140, by Jens Lucking

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 6, by Trevor Jipson

Issue 233 (February)

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 5, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK 140 DHC Rebuild 6, by Boenk van Marle

  • Racing my 140, by Kevin Zwolinski

  • Suffolk Sportscars Explored, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 232 (January)

  • Surface Processing, by Tony Hall 13

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 4, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK 140 DHC Rebuild 5, by Boenk van Marle

Issue 231 (December)

  • XK 140 DHC Rolling Road Tuning, by Tony Hall

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 3, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK140 DHC Rebuild 4, by Boenk van Marle

Issue 230 (November)

  • XK 140 DHC Rebuild 3, by Boenk van Marle

  • XK 150S FHC Restoration 10, by Tom Wright

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 2, by Trevor Jipson

  • The Competition Department – JD Classics Race Prep, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 229 (October)

  • XK 120 OTS Rebuild 1, by Trevor Jipson

  • XK 150S FHC Restoration 9, by Tom Wright

  • XK 140 DHC Rebuild 2, by Boenk van Marle

  • Add FM to a Period Radio, by Rod Shears

Issue 228 (September)

  • XK 140 DHC Rebuild 1, by Boenk van Marle

  • 120 Disaster Averted, by Wolfgang Kurth

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 20, by Tony Hall

Issue 227 (August)

  • XK 150S FHC Rebuild 8, by Tom Wright

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 19, by Tony Hall

Issue 226 (July)

  • XKs at BMT Restoration, by Malcolm McKay

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 18, by Tony Hall

  • XK 150S FHC Rebuild 7, by Tom Wright

Issue 225 (June)

  • Restoring Dad’s 140 Pt4, by Rob Dickie

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 17, by Tony Hall

  • Rustproofing your XK, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 224 (May)

  • Restoring Dad’s 140 Pt3, by Rob Dickie

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 16, by Tony Hall

  • Custom XKs Part 2, by Roger Learmouth

Issue 223 (April)

  • XK 150S FHC Rebuild 6, by Tom Wright

  • Custom XKs Part 1, by Roger Learmonth

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 14, by Tony Hall

  • 120 OTS Research Appeal, by Chas Parker

  • XK Engine Tips, by Rod Shears

Issue 222 (March)

  • XK 150S FHC Rebuild 5, by Tom Wright

  • Digging Out Dad’s 140 Pt2, by Rob Dickie

  • XK140 DHC Restoration 13, by Tony Hall

  • XK-powered Maryanne, by Jason Loffler

  • XK Engine Tips: 150, by Stuart MacNeill

Issue 221 (February)

  • Digging Out Dad’s 140, by Rob Dickie

  • XK150S FHC Rebuild 4, by Tom Wright

  • XK 140 DHC Restration 13, by Tony Hall

  • XK Engine Tips: 140, by Stuart MacNeill

Issue 220 (January)

  • XK 150S FHC Rebuild 3, by Tom Wright (page 14)

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 12, by Tony Hall (page 20)

  • XK 120 Extended Rebuild, by Trevor Okill (page 24)

  • XK Engine Tips: 120, by Stuart MacNeill (page 31)

Issue 219 (December)

  • XK 150S FHC Rebuild 2, by Tom Wright

  • XK 140 DHC Restoration 11, by Tony Hall

  • Garaging your XK, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 218 (November)

  • XK 150S FHC Rebuild 1, by Tom Wright

  • 120 Footwell Extension, by Terry Osborough

  • XK Electrics, by Rod Shears & Malcolm McKay

Issue 217 (October)

  • My 120’s Story, by Wolfgang Kurth

  • Keith Graham’s 140, by Bob Exelby

  • XK 150 on the Rolling Road, by Eric Laws

  • XK Replicas, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 216 (September)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 27, by Bob Exelby

  • XK 140 Double Trouble Pt 10, by Tony Hall

  • XK 150 Battery Solution, by John Osborne

Issue 215 (August)

  • XK120 Rebuild Part 26, by Bob Exelby

  • The XK in Ireland, by Aidan Cavey

  • XK 140 Double Trouble Pt 9, by Tony Hall

  • Security for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 214 (July)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 25, by Bob Exelby

  • XK 140 Double Trouble Pt 8, by Tony Hall

  • Alex Henshaw 120 FHC, by Ian McLeod

  • Chrome for XKs, by Stuart MacNeill

Issue 213 (June)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 24, by Bob Exelby

  • XK140 Double Trouble Pt 7, by Tony Hall

  • XK Fast Idle Solution, by Rod Shears

  • Paint for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 212 (May)

  • XK120 Rebuild Part 23, by Bob Exelby

  • XK140 Double Trouble Pt 6, by Tony Hall

  • Suspension for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 211 (April)

  • XK120 Rebuild Part 21, by Bob Exelby

  • Originality & Tweaks, by Wolfgang Achler

  • XK 140 Double Trouble Pt 5, by Tony Hall

  • Exhausts for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 210 (March 2015)

  • XK120 Rebuild Part 21, by Bob Exelby

  • Preparing for Touring 2, by Rod Shears

  • 140 Clocks that Tick, by Mark Willows

  • XK140 Double Trouble Pt 2, by Tony Hall

  • Power Steering for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 209 (February 2015)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 20, by Bob Exelby

  • Trip Preparation, Part 1, by Rod Shears (Planning & avoidable breakdowns)

  • The Musings of a Gentleman Restorer, by Tony Hall, Part 3 – Choices – a wondrous place to be!

Issue 208 (January 2015)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 19, by Bob Exelby

  • Mille Miglia 120 Part 1, by Chris Mann

  • XK 140 Double Trouble Pt 2, by Tony Hall

Issue 207 (December 2014)

  • XK120 Rebuild Part 18, by Bob Exelby

  • XK 140 Double Trouble Pt 1, by Tony Hall

  • Bodyshells for XKs, by Malcolm McKay

  • Jaguar Heritage Drives, by Philip Porter

Issue 206 (November 2014)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 17, by Bob Exelby

  • XK Heat Insulation, by Rod Shears

  • Covers for XKs, Malcolm McKay

Issue 205 (October 2014)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 16, by Bob Exelby

  • XK Brakes & Upgrades, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 204 (September 2014)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 15, by Bob Exelby

  • Weekend Fixes, by XKs Unlimited

  • XK Soft & Hard Tops, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 203 (August 2014)

  • C-type Le Mans, by David Scholey

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 14, by Bob Excelby

  • Aldridge Trimming Visit, by Chris Mann

  • XK Cooling & Upgrades, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 202 (July 2014)

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 13, by Bob Exelby

  • Polishing and detailing, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 201 (June 2014)

  • Father-Son 120 Restored, by Paul McNabb

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 12, by Bob Exelby

  • OTS Hood Solution, by Terry Osborough

  • XK Rear Axles: the Gen, by Malcolm McKay

Issue 200 (May 2014)

  • XK parts & racing, by Guy Broad

  • XK parts, by Julian Barratt

  • XK tracing, by David Bentley

  • XK 120 Rebuild Part 11, by Bob Exelby

  • The perfect XK Tool Bag, by Bob Exelby

Issue 199 (April 2014)

  • Interior Trim, by Malcolm McKay – looks at XK soft trim, what it comprised, what damage can be repaired and what your options are if replacement parts or a complete interior are needed

  • Five-Speed and Other Upgrades, by John Starkey

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, by Bob Exelby, Part 10

  • XKlamations – Replace the big end bolt assembly (castellated locking) with the later standard of nut and bolt.

  • XKlamations – What model did Jaguar start using ‘Philips head’ screws?

Issue 198 (March 2014)

  • Gearboxes: a World of Choice, by Malcolm McKay

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 9, by Bob Exelby

Issue 197 (February 2014)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 8, by Bob Exelby

  • Wires & Tyres, Malcolm McKay takes a close look at an emotive – and safety critical – area of XK parts

  • Progress, by Kirk Rylands

Issue 196 (January 2014)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 7, by Bob Exelby

  • The 10/90 – 90/10 Rule Part 2, by Rod Shears

  • The H8 SU Carburetter, Part 3, by Roger Payne

  • XKlamations – Series II XJ6 speedometer transplant into 140/150 speedo

  • XKlamations – Ignition problems in relation to plug caps

  • XKlamations – XK 140 front bumper vertical overriders, were these optional?

Issue 195 (December)

  • The 10/90 – 90/10 Rule Part 1, by Rod Shears

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 6, by Bob Exelby

  • The H8 SU Carburetter, Part 2, by Roger Payne

Issue 194 (November)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 5, by Bob Exelby

  • The H8 SU Carburetter, Part 1, by Roger Payne

Issue 193 (October)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 4, by Bob Exelby

  • Tool Kits Part Eight, by Roger Payne

Issue 192 (September)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 3, by Bob Exelby

  • Tool Kits Part Seven, by Roger Payne

Issue 191 (August 2013)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 2

  • Tool Kits Part Six by Roger Payne

Issue 190 (July 2013)

  • Bob’s 120 Restoration, Part 1

  • Tool Kits Part Five by Roger Payne

Issue 189 (June 2013)

  • Tool Kits Part Four by Roger Payne

Issue 188 (May 2013)

  • Tool Kits Part Three by Roger Payne

Issue 187 (April 2013)

  • Tool Kits Part Two by Roger Payne

Issue 186 (March 2013)

  • Tool Kits Part One by Roger Payne

Issue 185 (February 2013)

  • Charging by Rod Shears

  • XK 150S OTS Restoration Part 3 by Tom Wright

Issue 184 (January 2013)

  • XK150 OTS Restoration Part 2 by Tom Wright

  • XK120 Wiper Upgrade by Tony Hamnett

Issue 183 (December 2012)

  • My Purr-fect toy 18 by Tony Hall

  • XK 150S OTS Restoration Part 1 – by Tom Wright

Issue 182 (November 2012)

  • XK Dashboard Instruments by Rod Shears

Issue 181 (October 2012)

  • Electric Fan Run-On-Timer by Rod Shears

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or The Art of Coarse Restoration, by Keith Graham, Part 15

Issue 180 (September 2012)

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Coarse Restoration, by Keith Graham, Part 14

  • Tackling Oil Leaks, by Rod Shears

Issue 179 (August 2012)

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham.  Part 13

Issue 178 (July 2012)

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham.  Part 12

Issue 177 (June 2012)

  • Improving Indicators, by Rod Shears

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham.  Part 11

Issue 176 (May 2012)

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham.  Part 10

  • XK 120 Bulkhead & Pedals Expansion, Photos by David Fitzgerald

Issue 175 (April 2012)

  • Wiper Wisdom – How to improve your windscreen Wipers, by Rod Shears

  • XK Mystery – 150 ‘S’ Mechanical Overdrive Selection, Introduction by Malcolm McKay, text by John Elmgreen

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham. Part 9

Issue 174 (March 2012)

  • Autochoke Improvements, by Rod Shears

Issue 173 (February 2012)

  • XK 120 FHC Restoration (chassis 669099) by David Hughes – Part Four (Paint Preparation and Engine Overhaul)

  • Improving Brakes & Handling, by Rod Shears

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham. Part 7

Issue 172 (January 2012)

  • XK 120 FHC Restoration (chassis 669099), by David Hughes

  • Better Heating & Demisting for XK 150, by Rod Shears

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham. Part 6

Issue 171 (December 2011)

  • XK120  FHC Restoration Part 2, by David Hughes

  • A Step Into A Dark Room, Or, The Art Of Coarse Restoration. Part 5, by Keith Graham

  • My Purr-fect Toy 16, by Tony Hall

  • More Power, Torque and Efficiency, by Rod Shears

Issue 170 (November 2011)

  • XK 120 FHC Restoration (chassis 669099), by David Hughes

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham. Part 4

Issue 169 (October 2011)

  • Hands-on Modifications for the enthusiast owner, by Rod Shears

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Course Restoration, by Keith Graham, Part 3

Issue 168 (September 2011)

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Coarse Restoration, by Keith Graham (Stage 2, Part 2)

Issue 167 (August 2011)

  • A Step Into A Dark Room or, The Art of Coarse Restoration, by Keith Graham (Stage 2)

  • My Purr-fect Toy 13 (painting your car), by Tony Hall

Issue 166 (July 2011)

  • Finger-light Steering for XK 140/150, by Rod Shears

Issue 165 (June 2011)

  • XK 120 FHC Restoration (Part 4) De-rusting through electrolysis, by Anton Schulz, XK Club Denmark Representative

  • Wiper Wisdom, by Henry ver Velen

Issue 164 (May 2011)

  • All Geared Up, by Guy Broad

  • My Purr-fect Toy 11 (One needs to be careful in wishing for things, because they might just happen!)  by Tony Hall

  • XK Petrol Pump, by Roger Payne

  • XK 120 FHC Restoration (Part 3), by Anton Schulz, XK Club Denmark Representative

Issue 163 (April 2011)

  • My Purr-fect Toy 10, by Tony Hall

  • XK 120 FHC Restoration (Part 2), by Anton Schulz, XK Club Denmark Representative

Issue 162 (March 2011)

  • My Purr-fect Toy (no powder puff in my closet), by Tony Hall (Part eight)

  • XK 120 FHC, Restoration (Part 1), by Anton Schulz, XK Club Denmark Representatives

  • Clutch Getting Heavier? Wondering About the Wandering? Wherein Lie the Wiper Nuts? K&N XK Q&A

Issue 161 (February 2011)

  • IRS For XK 120, by ‘Fritz

  • My Purr-fect Toy 8, by Tony Hall

  • Polished Off, by Graham Whitehouse

  • Protection, XK Style, by Kirk Rylands

  • Lost my balls… Unhappy with Halogen, Auto Losing his Cool.  K&N XK Q&A

  • Heads-up avoided, by Bill Cowing

Issue 160 (January 2011)

  • Spots before your eyes, Identifying paint faults, by Graham Whitehouse

  • Stiff Steering, All choked Up, K&N XK Q&A

Issue 159 (December 2010)

  • Lead Loading, by Graham Whitehouse

  • Front End Set-Up, by Guy Broad

Issue 158 (November 2010)

  • Waxing Lyrical, by Graham Whitehouse

  • My Purr-fect Toy 6, by Tony Hall

  • Hood Hole Hiatus,… Hopeless Heater Help.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 157 (October 2010)

  • Super Strippers – Surface Processing can transform your grotty restoration project in hours, reports Malcolm McKay

  • Engine Mounting Mystery, Wires on my Wagon? K&N XK Q&A

  • Brake Servo Assistance, by Guy Broad

Issue 156 (September 2010)

  • Restoring an Aluminium Roadster, by Paul Gallegos

  • Paint my Wagon,… Through the Mist Darkly. K&N XK Q&A

Issue 155 (August 2010)

  • My Purr-fect toy 5 (The big oily bit), by Tony Hall

  • Retirement: A Step into a Dark Room (Or, how I came to restore an XK 140 DHC)… By Keith Graham

  • A burning Issue, Speedo Stationary, Drumming Up Brakes. K&N XK Q&A

Issue 154 (July 2010)

  • My Purr-fect Toy 4 (brakes shoes), by Tony Hall

  • Telling Tall Tales, Wonder Wind Deflectors, Nuts and Boots.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 153 (June 2010)

  • My Purr-fect Toy (SU fuel pumps versus arthritis), by Tony Hall (Part 3)

  • XK Radio Reception … A Cautionary Tale.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 152 (May 2010)

  • My XK 140 Restoration, by Hans de Leeuw

  • Only vertically challenged need apply, Bill Cowing sorts his seats …

  • Light, or dark … Cranky leak.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 151 (April 2010)

  • My Purr-fect Toy (How you decide between sheepskin and Gore-Tex), by Tony Hall (Part 2)

  • Let there be (LED) light, Let there be more (LED) Light, K&N XK Q&A

Issue 150 (March 2010)

  • 150 DHC Rebuild, by Bish Witkowski

  • My Purr-fect Toy (It looked like a car when I bought it), by Tony Hall (Part 1)

  • Wonky Wipers, Sloppy Steering. by K&N XK Q&A

Issue 149 (February 2010)

  • Extra Brake Light,  Draughty Drop Head. K&N XK Q&A

Issue 148 (January 2010)

  • Booted Out? (boot closure mechanism on the XK 140), K&N XK Q&A – This article is very popular with our Club members.  It seems that the boot latch locking unwillingly seems to happen at some time or another to many XK owner.  We often have calls from members who are locked out of their XK boot.

Issue 147 (December 2009)

  • One Tough Cat, by Ken Smiley, XK Club Kansas Representative

  • Wavering speedos? K&N XK Q&A

Issue 146 (November 2009)

  • XK 120 Overheating An Australian Remedy, by Rod Mathers

  • Flashing Lights,… Mirror, Mirror, on the MK2, Braking With Tradition… K&N XK Q&A

Issue 145 (October 2009)

  • Incessant Flooding, Inspection – What? K&N XK Q&A

Issue 143 (August 2009)

  • My New Toy Part 18 (engine rebuild plan), by Tony Hall

  • 150 leaves me stranded!,… Discs for 120,… Upgrade 120 gearbox

Issue 142 (July 2009)

  • My New Toy (The big greasy lump gets a good seeing to), part 17. by Tony Hall

  • Dash It All… (how should I remove, check and rewire the dashboard of an Xk 150 (early model)? K&N XK Q&A

Issue 140 (May 2009)

  • What Made The XK 140 A ‘New’ Car, by Guy Broad

  • Moss to Jaguar Gearbox,… Clutched Lightening.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 139 (April 2009)

  • ‘Pre-season Checks’ by Guy Broad

  • Bonnet Needs Support,.. Disturbing Vibes,.. Wireless Wiles.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 138 (March 2009)

  • My New Toy, Part 15 (What a shocking rear end you have there sir) by Tony Hall

  • To modify or not to modify? … That is the question – Part 2. By Tim Slingsby

  • Axles & Axle Rations, by Guy Broad

  • Talking Seals … Keep the Clock Ticking.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 137 (February 2009)

      • To modify or not to modify? … That is the question – Part 1.  By Tim Slingsby

      • Clutch Problems Again! by Guy Broad

      • Get the Heat On (steering box).  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 136 (January 2009)

  • My New Toy Part 13, by Tony Hall

  • How do you get a ‘good’ XK engine? by Guy Broad

  • All choked Up… Wrecked Rheostat.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 135 (December 2008)

  • Battery Care, Splendid Isolation. K&N XK Q&A

Issue 134 (November 2008)

  • My New Toy Part 12, by Tony Hall

  • Steering without fingers,… Story from the Workshops.  K&N XK Q&A

Issue 129 (June 2008)

  • My New Toy, part 8 (oil pressure). By Tony Hall

  • Where are my Wedges? Big Suckers. K&N XK Q&A

Issue 128 (May 2008)

  • My New Toy, part 7 (trimmers). By Tony Hall

  • Fitting a Pedal Conversion to an XK 120 FHC, by Roger W Mills

  • Charging Illusion,… Incorrect fitting of front suspension – all XKs. K&N XK Q&A

Issue 127 (April 2008)

  • Latch unlatching, by K&N & DIY Restoration tip, by K&N

  • XK 120 Restoration Part 6, by Tony Hall

  • Toolkit Tale: the XK Jack, by Roger Payne

Issue 122 (November 2007)

  • Expensive Aroma, Top Tip – Brakes, by K&N XK Q&A

Issue 118 (July 2007)

  • My XK 150 DHC Restoration (stripping and resprary), by Peter Bellant

  • Going Negative, Brakeless 150

Issue 114 (March 2007)

  • Running on the bed,… My manky manette. K&N XK Q&A

Issue 113 (February 2007)

  • Straight Talking (cylinder heads and inlet manifolds), by Guy Broad

  • Wiper wheel boxes – where from? 120 RHD Conversion, Weak heat.  K&N XK Q&A

  • Building a D-type: Part 5, by David Duffy

Issue 70 (July 2003)

  • Down Under Completion (XK 140 restoration completed), by West Marshall

  • Not Golden Sand! by Guy Broad

Issue 69 (June 2003)

  • The Bare Details, by Juergen Rehnelt

  • Mission Accomplished, XKs Unlimited Project Car, by Dave Light

  • XK Tool Kit – Valve Timing Gauge, by Roger Gauge

Issue 68 (May 2003)

  • XK Tool Kit – Tyre Pressure Gauge, by Roger Gauge

Issue 67 (April 2003)

  • Truly Unique (150 OTS)

  • Specialist, Brian Stevens – development engineer turned XK race specialist

  • XK Tool Kit – Wrench for use when Bleeding Brakes, by Roger Payne

  • Aluminium Stressed

Issue 66 (March 2003)

  • XK Tool Kit – Key for Budget Lock by Roger Payne

  • Specialist – Motor Wheel Services

  • Guy Broad – Buying an XK – Scaring yourself out ownership

Issue 65 (February 2003)

  • A Gentle 140 Restoration in Missouri by Walt Reid

  • Supercharging’ The Water!

  • Inner Panel Colours?

  • Guy Broad – Good time planning for restoration

Issue 64 (January 2003)

  • XKs Unlimited’s Project Car, part 2, by Jason Len and Dave Light

  • Guy Broad – Same old XK parts problems for enthusiast

Issue 63 (December 2002)

Issue 62 (November 2002)

Issue 61 (October)

  • Seat Belts, by Kim Bager

Issue 60 (September 2002)

  • XK Modifications, Tony Dudmesh asks where does the majority stand?

  • Bad Vibrations, by Mike Spoelker P.E., of the USA

  • Leaks in low places, by Kevin Zwolinski

  • XK Tool Kit – Spanner, Box and Tommy-Bar, by Roger Payne

  • Letters – XK Batteries (page 60)

Issue 59 (August 2002)

  • Restoring the Estate, by Peter Janssen in the Netherlands (restoration of Peter’s fascinating XK150 estate car, built originally by Douglas Hull)

Issue 58 (July 2002)

Issue 57 (June 2002)

Issue 56 (May 2002)

  • The Overheating Debate continues….. (page 6)

Issue 55 (April 2002)

  • The Overheating Debate, A further contribution from John Elmes (page 7)

  • Where do you stop? by Mike Ridley

  • XKs Unlimited latest project car – part 1

  • A Danish Affair! by Nick Goldthorp

  • Deflectors, Reflectors and Boot Projectors!

Issue 54 (March 2002)

  • The Overheating Debate

  • Matching Trim (page 19)

Issue 53 (February 2002)

  • Twenty-Five Year Restoration, by Don Westcott

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