Tag Archives: Rant

Braindamaged design Jaguar XK8 oil / temperature fail

A friend of mine has an XK8 that’s just started making abominable noises from its engine’s nether regions and I’ve said that I’ll take a look at it for him. It turns out that XK8s dropping oil pressure which causes them to chew up their big-end and main bearings is actually a common problem – […]

Brand fights – is it that important?

I’ve just been browsing through YouTube at some of the Yank diesel trucks, and one thing has struck me more than anything else: How on earth do people get so wound up over brand loyalty? The amount of abuse people seem to get for proclaiming they prefer a Cummins to a Duramax or a PowerStroke […]