The Jaguar XJ (X308) is a luxury saloon manufactured and sold by Jaguar Cars between 1997 and 2003. It is an evolution of the outgoing X300 platform, and the exterior styling is nearly identical between the two generations. The major change was the introduction of Jaguar's AJ-V8 as the only available engine. Like all previous XJ generations, it features the Jaguar independent rear suspension arrangement.
Fitting an aftermarket stereo to an early XJ8
Fitting an aftermarket stereo to an XJ8 has been covered before but I thought I may as well photo document my own attempts in my 1999 model. Things did not run smoothly, mostly caused by the fact that the fascia adaptor I bought was not exactly the right size – more of that later but here we go.
First off, here is what I started with.
I bought a Sony MEX-BT3800U after a bit of searching around...
4.0 (244 cui) V8
146 photos | 3 videos | 36 service books | 12.47 l/100 km
Performance 267 kW (363 PS) at 6150 rpm. Fuel gasoline. 5-speed Automatic transmission. Engine 3 996 ccm (244 cui), 8-cylinder, Furcate, XJR8,XKR 4,0 .
aut. klimatizace, airbag, ABS, AL kola, ASR, tempomat, CD - měnič, centrál, počítač, el. vyhřívané přední sedačky, mlhovky, handsfree, telefón, kožený interiér, kožené sedačky, multifunkční volant, navigace (ale neobsahuje DVD), parkovací asistent/pa...
3.3 (198 cui) V8
2 photos | 7 service books | 13.91 l/100 km
Performance 174 kW (237 PS) at 6350 rpm. Torque: 310 Nm (229 ft/lb) at 4350 rpm. Fuel gasoline. 5-speed Automatic transmission. Engine 3 249 ccm (198 cui), 8-cylinder, Furcate, 32-valves, XJ8 3.2 AJ-V8.
auto mych snu, konecne...