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I dont own one because i dont like automatics but if there was an off the shelf manual gearbox conversion an xkr would become a very attractive proposition. Air conditioning was standard, but no manual gearbox was offered. Their kits allow you to run any 1969 or newer chevy v8 into multiple jaguar models. Jaguar specialties is your one stop choice for anything related to jaguar chevy v8 conversion. Carpet mat sets, shift knob, cup holder conversion, burl wood kits. One of the guys at predator performance has a 69 etype with a 0. Take your driving experience to the next level with the 5speed conversion kit by vitesse. Get better fuel economy, less engine wear and easier shifts. Jaguar transmission problems related questions answered. Need parts for you automatic transmission model zf5hp24 in the jaguar xk8 and xj8 just let us know, we can also provide parts for the ford manufactured unit in the s type 5r55n automatic transmission. A better choice may be a straightthrough 4speed or 5speed such as the richmond gear street 5speed. Jaguar s newest highperformance model has 550 horsepower, 8 cylinders, and zero regard for feelgood buzzwords like sustainability and ecofriendly. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your air suspension to use premium passive struts with coil springs for less than the price of replacing one factory original equipment air strut.
This kit can also be used to convert from 4 speed manual to 5 speed manual. In the latest jaguar journal, on page 28, there is an article about a t5 manual conversion kit developed by predator performance. A manual transmission v12 has been on the project bucket list but researching whats involved had me looking long and hard at these already. Gm sm465 4 speed manual transmission to landcruiser fj40 adapter kit. Take a pretty but mostly unloved longwheelbase jag sedan, rip out the drivetrain, and shove a ligenfelterprepped ls3 making 488 horsepower to the wheels through a gated manual t56 transmission. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. The car is also desirable because it is a 1986 xj6 body with a 1973 xj12 chassis and vin number. The purpose of this registry is to try and establish how many of these original 352 cars are still in existence today. If you plan on driving your mga, installing a 5 speed transmission will make the car much more enjoyable at highway speeds. When you need a part for your jaguar e type we are the people you will want helping you. Atp transmission filters are designed to keep the life blood of your transmission transmission fluid clean. Behind the scenes on our 1975 jaguar xj6 film shoot may 29. Jaguar xj6 manual transmissions advance auto parts. We also carry a full line of repair, maintenance, and restoration parts for all jaguar cars.1270 1222 1227 1393 879 330 772 354 594 1470 437 62 1414 608 396 1314 701 1454 870 1088 795 425 736 254 421 75 156 108 823 1228 1135 1228 573 1120 371 877 1323 408 240 180 1456 1106