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Old 12-29-2002, 05:42 PM   #1
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Has anyone really upgraded an XK8-R to any substantial amount?

I was wondering if anyone knows of XK8/XKR's that have been tweaked beyond factory? Or is it too complex for anyone to fool with so far? They seem like they might be more of a pain than they are worth to work on. So if anyone knows of monstrous XKRs that would make one shit their pants, post it!
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Old 01-07-2003, 03:38 PM   #2
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There are companies that Max-Out XK8's and XKR's, I have seen several. I cannot remember any of their names though. look on www.jag-lovers.co.uk, that is where i think i saw it.
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Old 01-08-2003, 08:39 AM   #3
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I can't find it.
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Paramount Performance is one.
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Old 01-11-2003, 09:20 PM   #5
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I found it. Thanks.
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Old 01-13-2003, 11:10 AM   #6
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I found the list of a few of them (probably all of them) on Jag-lovers.co.uk. Look under XK8/XKR and click on links.
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I saw a red Paramount XKR convertible the day before yesterday - similar to the one in the picture, looked and sounded absolutely amazing.
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Old 01-17-2003, 12:34 PM   #8
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How did you identify it as one from Paramount?
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I think they change the badges.
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Old 01-17-2003, 01:13 PM   #10
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Well, I guess the body work would give it away if you were familiar enough with it. But from Swoxy's pic there aren't any badge changes on the front.
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I recogined the bodywork and the wheels. I'm sure they're not exclusive to Paramount but it really looked like a Paramount car, just like the one in the picture.
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Old 01-20-2003, 02:32 PM   #12
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Arden makes the A-Type Jaguar XK8/R modification! I really like it, it looks really sporty.
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Now that is a car you can be proud of if their ever was one!
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One day ....
No seriously, one day ...
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It almost makes you want to pause for a moment of silent reverence. Oh to have the mind that could bring such a machine into being.
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