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jimbo007
17-01-12, 02:57 PM
HELP,

I have just been fitting or should i say trying to fit my front calipers to the xjs uprights on the kit. however once fitted I noticed that the discs fitted are too small (284mm dia and height 60mm thickness of 24mm) for the calipers (4 pot). this has resulted in the pads hanging over the edge of the disc by 9-10mm. it looks like I require a 300mm disc but all i can find online is a 300mm dia and height of 47mm.

Any help on this problem is greatly accepted.

Cheers
Jim

Purple AK
17-01-12, 03:42 PM
Somethings not right Jim. AFAIK All the XJS and all the 4pot pre XJ40 cars use the 284mm discs. Sorry if this sounds stupid, but you have got the calipers on the correct side with the bleed nipples at the top?

jimbo007
17-01-12, 03:49 PM
Hi Chris

Not a stupid question, yes the bleed nipples are at the top, just got off the phone from ward engineering and I have got 3 pot uprights and 4 pot callipers. so I will have to search the world for 4 pot uprights.

this is what happens when you inherit a kit from someone else. you get a miss match of parts. So if anybody out there has 4 pot uprights please sell them to me.:(

20859

Purple AK
17-01-12, 03:58 PM
B****r! It might be worth calling Pete Jones (number in Snake Torque) he might be able to help you out ;)

jimbo007
17-01-12, 06:21 PM
Cheers Chris

pete the b
17-01-12, 07:59 PM
Hi, just to add a bit of confusion, if you have 3 pot uprights you may also have the very undesirable smaller wheel bearing stub axles as fitted to early XJ6 etc. If you have 4 pot calipers this could mean you will need later uprights and hubs to match them. Trying to find three pot calipers for your uprights and everything else that matches is a bit of a waste as it is inferior to the later stuff. If you want some exploded technical drawings I have some you can peruse. I also have half a dozen sets of front and rear XJ6 axles if thats any use. PM or call if you want any help, Pete.

dolphinboy400
17-01-12, 09:34 PM
pete's got his own aladin's cave :D

kdavies3
19-01-12, 12:04 PM
I have a pair of 4 pot uprights available. (at least I think they are)
I bought them for mine but didn't use them.
PM me if interested. :)

jimbo007
19-01-12, 01:37 PM
I have a pair of 4 pot uprights available. (at least I think they are)
I bought them for mine but didn't use them.
PM me if interested. :)
Your pm mailbox is full so the system rejected my pm to you.

kdavies3
19-01-12, 04:05 PM
Jimbo,
Space now cleared please try again.

jimbo007
19-01-12, 05:42 PM
Must be an error with the system. I tried again to send pmbut same error occurs. No space in your inbox. Can you pm me with details of cost and postage and if possible a contact no. I am working iChat's tonight and will ring you tomorrow night.

Regards
Jim

kdavies3
19-01-12, 06:32 PM
Jim my inbox deffo has space now I dumped a load more and now have space.
I was going to post a picture for you but I appear to have lost most of entitlements membership issues I guess. :(
PM me your email address and send it so you can see if they're what you want.

Purple AK
19-01-12, 06:50 PM
As Area Rep you shouldn't have membership issues Kev

dolphinboy400
19-01-12, 10:32 PM
As Area Rep you shouldn't have membership issues Kev

issues yes , but not membership issues lol :P

kdavies3
20-01-12, 11:23 AM
Jim I've emailed you a picture of the parts I have.