Jaguar xk8 engine conversion




Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

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    This is a beautiful XK8 with a LS1 out of a Corvette. The swap was completed using a kit from Jaguar Specialties. Their kits allow.

    Given the conversion kits that exist for older Jags, it seems like a reasonable question. To me, the XK8 is a stunner but the mechanics make me quite cautious .

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

    If you have the skill to contemplate swapping an engine, you have more than enough skill to bring on older Jaguar V8 up to date new tensioners, pump housing, etc. Another flavor of the fabulous XK8 is the coupe version- very rare. Attached are a few pictures of the XK8 prototype. Find all posts by test point.

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

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    As many of us with 4. The design and production of the new 4. The primary objective was to improve performance and economy. Many internal changes took place and the whole engine was claimed to be stiffer and more robust than the earlier 4. Here is a brief outline of how this is done by one of our specialist expert contacts. Please note that we have no further information other than that below and you will need to do further research before embarking on such an engine upgrade project.

    Bolt holes from intake manifold do not line up, when counting from the front, numbers 2 and 4 fit, and new M8 tapped holes need to be made in the heads for 1 3 and 5 easy.

    Jaguar xk8 engine conversion

    Then port the intake manifold to ensure good alignment with the intake ports of the head. The oil pickup is different with the 4. This is important as the 4. Camshafts, you can use the 4. This saves in changing the valve clearance and everything will fit as it should have been.

    If using the 4. But the impedance is different from the 4. On top of that, the 4. Not sure if it is worth the effort. Never tested this, this is my guess on what I have learned so far from camshafts. This saves the trouble to exchange the camshaft indicator. As it is easier to take the heads off to make the new holes, better to buy new head gaskets and head bolts. The latter are stretch type and can be used only once! For many people including myself this will seem too daunting buit for some auto tech guys I hope this will be of some use.

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