Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 11:35:19 +0100
From: MeatballTurbo <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com>
Subject: Re: Saab Competitors (WAS: Re: Saab Complaint)


In article <BBA90319.A762%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>, pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk says... > in article MPG.19eca3e574d3b0d7989b01nopsam.cis.dfn.de, MeatballTurbo at > carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com wrote on 7/10/03 11:20 am: > > > In article <BBA444CA.A658%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>, pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk > > says... > >> I came "that close" to selling Orca for a red and chrome XJS V12 'vert. > >> It purred. Orca growls. When I'm a more refined person, perhaps ... > >> > > > > The big cat only purrs when standard, did you ever hear the TWR and > > Lister XJS's and and XJ Saloons. > > Standard sounds good - that's how I like my 900 .... But, when my wife blew > the exhaust back box off, it sounded good :) > > "Upped" X Jag engines sound like fun. > Perhaps I don't need to be as refined as I think ... > I can't find a weblink, but practical classics, a few months ago had a mini-feature on a company in Coventry that takes Old Jags (XJ6, XJ12, XJ Coupe, Daimler varients), and restores them to immaculate condition, and uprates the brakes and suspension to as modern as it can do, and then fits a 400bhp+ tuned V12 (no cat, no restrictions with emission controls), converted to run nicely on unleaded with throttle body fuel injection. -- The poster formerly known as Skodapilot. http://www.bouncing-czechs.com

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