Can this $200 Jaguar XJ8 Be Saved? Hooptie Rescue Mission

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  • Dr. Reason
    Dr. Reason  57 минут назад

    Organ Donor

    • jake sousa
      jake sousa  2 дней назад

      What the actual FUCK was that sorry disgrace of a honda at 8:49!?!?!?!

      • Robert Williamson
        Robert Williamson  5 дней назад

        Bad gas??? Lol love the jags!!!!I would keep it and fix it up just me.

        • David Q
          David Q  5 дней назад

          Nikasil was out by 2002. In the 60/70/80/90's the Xj's were ALL 6 or 12 cylinders. Not 8. Google is your friend.

          • vachief
            vachief  7 дней назад

            Beautiful body and interior. Remove all the mechanicals and electrical and find a 78 Nova with a 305 as a donor car.

            • Mr. Wonka style
              Mr. Wonka style  2 недель назад

              Stanced nation!!

              • blackmetalofnorway1
                blackmetalofnorway1  2 недель назад

                I do say fix it

                • LIL ARIEF
                  LIL ARIEF  2 недель назад

                  Hoovie has probably the most car collectionsa

                  • Dan R
                    Dan R  2 недель назад

                    Is that a section of rebar as a rear sway bar?

                    • Austin Lucas
                      Austin Lucas  2 недель назад

                      3:59 Van driver in the back ought to fix the license plate.

                      • First Name Surname
                        First Name Surname  2 недель назад

                        This model is one of the nice car ever

                        • VenomStryker
                          VenomStryker  2 недель назад

                          The way I see it, a cheaper car just means you have more money left to fix it up right.

                          • Atkins the gamer
                            Atkins the gamer  2 недель назад

                            RIP mirror

                            • Mr Jones
                              Mr Jones  2 недель назад

                              I love the body of that car.

                              • matty bowler
                                matty bowler  3 недель назад

                                Blue smoke it's dead

                                • Rob Smith
                                  Rob Smith  3 недель назад

                                  That car has jumped time I can hear that through the video audio

                                  • t1mpetti
                                    t1mpetti  3 недель назад

                                    Welp. Everybody talking about the dropping value of those luxury cars. Lets just say that... A Jag with that kind of mileage would cost around 10k here in Finland, no matter the dings and dents and a slight vibration from the wheel bearing...

                                    • solar clapson
                                      solar clapson  3 недель назад

                                      What an arrogant douchebag!
                                      How you didn't kill someone is mindboggling.

                                      • Mr Jones
                                        Mr Jones  2 недель назад

                                        Calm down, penis eater.

                                    • Tony Cruise
                                      Tony Cruise  4 недель назад

                                      wow thanks my car does the same thing when i accelerate ....it jerks...maybe i know what it is now.... lol you are brave for driving that home.

                                      • Ka Bar Brother
                                        Ka Bar Brother  4 недель назад

                                        When I was a kid in the ‘70s and ‘80s, I would see the old XJ series drive by here in eastern Massachusetts, and I would stop what I was doing every time just to watch it pass. They simply screamed dignity to me, even if I didn’t know how to define it back then. I’ve been an admirer of them for my whole life, so I’m always going to tend toward saving one. If you can get one running well and reliably for less than $1500.00, I see absolutely no reason not to.

                                        • Louis Barningham
                                          Louis Barningham  4 недель назад

                                          Keep her! She's beautiful

                                          • Mikko Kaipainen
                                            Mikko Kaipainen  4 недель назад

                                            Hoovie should put an azur lane ad instead of world of warships.

                                            • Range Range
                                              Range Range  4 недель назад

                                              I will take it off your hands for the low low price of drive it to my place in Houston and drop it off. Still kind of a bad deal for me.

                                              • andrew haywood
                                                andrew haywood  4 недель назад

                                                You may be thinking of Jaguars of the 70's and 80's with the Lucas electronics issues. Ford totally overhauled Jags electronics in the 90's so they were at least as reliable as BMWs or MBs of the time. You were spot on with the plastic tensioners and nikasil. But if you upgrade to metal tensioners and since nikasil eating sulfur gas was eliminated in the US in the early 2000s these can power on well past 200K. I'm guessing at 252K transmission drum has been sorted too, as I understand it this wasn't as much of an issue in the Mercedes 5G found in the XJR.


                                                You can still get cheap XJ8s that are smoother than 95% of the cars on the road today and surprisingly fast XJRs. I've owned several and the only electronics issue I've had is the ABS/no traction which is just a bad solder in the ABS control module, a few hours to fix. These cars are a steal.

                                                • Vietkong Fire
                                                  Vietkong Fire  4 недель назад

                                                  British Limey limping...hahahha

                                                  • Vietkong Fire
                                                    Vietkong Fire  4 недель назад

                                                    Hahahaa, what a car..the rear ball bearing went kaput .. imagine the wheel separates on the highway at hi speed.

                                                    • Vietkong Fire
                                                      Vietkong Fire  4 недель назад

                                                      Hood in verse pivot . What a design.. thats difficult to work on the radiator and cooling fan..

                                                      • Vietkong Fire
                                                        Vietkong Fire  4 недель назад

                                                        They are junk .. money pit junkers... stay away

                                                        • Mike D
                                                          Mike D  4 недель назад

                                                          Doug DeMuro influenced much???? Dont forget to say nooks and crannies very finely sir doug would be proud

                                                          • car5car5
                                                            car5car5  4 недель назад

                                                            The only real problem is wheel bearing. Leaks are probably not very bad.

                                                            • car5car5
                                                              car5car5  4 недель назад

                                                              book value is very low, MPG is really bad, probably 15 MPG highway.

                                                              • 2017 Mx5
                                                                2017 Mx5  4 недель назад

                                                                Anyone gonna talk about that delorean

                                                                • MildlyDisappointing
                                                                  MildlyDisappointing  4 недель назад

                                                                  The Jag at 7:10 sounds like the start of a euro techno track from the early 90s.

                                                                  • marques hairston
                                                                    marques hairston  1 месяцев назад

                                                                    I will buy it

                                                                    • melvintrevors
                                                                      melvintrevors  1 месяцев назад

                                                                      I can't help but feel that this car is misrepresented in this video. By 2001 the nikasil cylinder liners were replaced with steel liners and by 2002 all of the plastic timing chain tensioners and guides were replaced with the metal units. The later x308s (2001-2003) were very reliable cars as long as the transmission was serviced properly.

                                                                      • Petros Aguilar
                                                                        Petros Aguilar  1 месяцев назад

                                                                        The only reason the nikasil liners even caused any problems was because there was still low quality gasoline back then. Many nikasil engines are still running to this day. It's just sad that bad owners neglect to replace the timing gear and end up ruining the engines.

                                                                    • Keith Rodgers
                                                                      Keith Rodgers  1 месяцев назад

                                                                      Long wheelbase means you glide not ride. Classic car which gives you comfort, electrical problems like mechanical can be fixed. Question is how much money needs sinking into it ?

                                                                      • Keith Rodgers
                                                                        Keith Rodgers  1 месяцев назад

                                                                        Somebody has been messing eg stripping parts off it.Don't race it treat the old girl with a bit of respect .

                                                                    • matty bowler
                                                                      matty bowler  1 месяцев назад

                                                                      Jag u wa fit in with us arr lad 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 players car ⚹ 🇬🇧 a bit more to play 🇬🇧

                                                                      • Your nans hamsters dead Uncles dads brothers cat

                                                                        AN AMERICAN WHO CAN PRONOUNCE JAG YOU ARR

                                                                        WHY DO PEOPLE CALL THEM JAGWAARS

                                                                      • Artūrs Andersons
                                                                        Artūrs Andersons  1 месяцев назад

                                                                        In Europe you can sell them for 3500-7000€

                                                                        • Dont Care
                                                                          Dont Care  1 месяцев назад

                                                                          why would you want to save this?

                                                                          • Marcus White
                                                                            Marcus White  1 месяцев назад

                                                                            I own a 1996 jaguar xj6 4.0 original everything and dis man talkin about trashing a car stupid neva sell nothing paid for

                                                                            • Tyler Christensen
                                                                              Tyler Christensen  1 месяцев назад

                                                                              I see my black bmw 😂😂😂

                                                                              • Charles Chris
                                                                                Charles Chris  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                Kill it

                                                                                • John Doe
                                                                                  John Doe  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                  UK calling! XJ6 Series 3. Bloody Yanks don't know shit.

                                                                                  • nibunker
                                                                                    nibunker  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                    Holy shit, you said Jaguar correctly.

                                                                                    • Hassan Naser
                                                                                      Hassan Naser  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                      What’s up with the Honda at 8:57 in the back window ?!

                                                                                      • paul Willis
                                                                                        paul Willis  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                        Best car guy on internet!

                                                                                        • JamesEarlMoans
                                                                                          JamesEarlMoans  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                          When your mechanic begins with "what'naHell?!?" Its time to shoot it.