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Jaguar XJ8 & XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit
Jaguar XJ8 XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit


 
Price:$1,395.00
Application: 2004-2010 XJ8 or XJR
Note: strut/spring color may vary
Note: NO SUSPENSION WARNING AFTERWARD!!

Stock Status: In Stock
Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Part#: JA14FM


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2004-2010 Jaguar XJ8 & XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit

Jaguar XJ8 Air Suspension Conversion Kit

Looking for a Jaguar XJ8 or XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit? If you've found this page, we're guessing your Jaguar is around ten years old and exhibiting an air suspension problem. Whether the symptom is an intermittent suspension message or maybe something seemingly more serious like one or more corners sinking overnight. Believe it or not, both symptoms are indicators of expensive repairs ahead! These air systems are designed to last right at 10-years , which just so happens to be after most warranty policies have expired, before requiring the most expensive repairs. You should keep a few things in mind before spending a dime on this old system. First of all, this system has over 20 parts that will need to be replaced sometime in the future. Just one air strut alone is $1400+, and you have a total of 4 of them on your Jaguar. Even if you replaced all four struts, that's only 4 of 20+ parts in the system. Not including the compressor, solenoid block, module, sensors, etc. You have to wonder if putting that kind of money is wise on a 10-year-old car. What's the answer? Not only is our Jaguar XJ8 Air Suspension Conversion Kit the ideal solution to permanently resolve all air suspension problems forever, but it also increases the reliability of the vehicle at 1/4 the cost! Our conversion kit comes fully equipped with multiple suspension improving attributes using the best Jaguar parts available and a Lifetime Warranty!

This Jaguar XJ8 & XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes:

  • The BEST Front and Rear Strut and Spring Assemblies (call and you'll see why).
  • Easy to follow instructions clearly show technicians how to install the new conversion kit.
  • An electronic module is included to cancel out the suspension message on your XJ8.
  • These high-quality Jaguar parts are proudly made in the United States.
  • The Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit is equipped with a lifetime warranty to provide added security and comfort for an extended period.

Why Buy Jaguar Suspension Parts From American Air Suspension?

Expert Experience You Can Trust

Nobody knows these systems better! The owner of American Air Suspension(AAS) was a Ford/Lincoln Certified Air Suspension Expert for over 20 years. During this time, he quickly learned what parts were best and the parts to leave for "the other guys." You can trust AAS to bring you only the best parts available for your Jaguar XJ8/XJR Suspension. Learn More About Us »

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Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Help and Common Problems

What about the computer? Won't the suspension light come on?

No. The suspension warning message will be automatically canceled out with the use of our electronic module that included in this kit.

Why is your kit better than any others?

Our Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit has the absolute BEST Struts and Coil Springs on the market! For more in-depth information or product questions, don't hesitate to contact us at 1-866-211-7531 or email us.

Does my mechanic have to cut or weld anything?

No. Our kit is designed to be a bolt-on installation with installation instructions and a toll-free tech line included.

How does the vehicle ride/handle after installing the Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit?

To this date, we have only had positive reviews about the ride quality after a Jaguar XJ8 conversion, as most are blown away on how well the vehicle handles after the conversion is completed.

Why won't your website allow me to order something from another country?

With all the credit card fraud today, ANY order outside the US must be called in and paid for by bank transfer.

The cost to ship this kit to another country is very high. Do you have any other options?

After paying by bank transfer, we can ship your kit through UPA to a ship forwarding company of your choosing in the US. They would then take it from there and ship it to you. Arrangements with the forwarding company would be your respondsibility.

How long does it take to install the Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit?

You should figure between 4-5 hours times the shops labor rate, but this can vary depending on the shop.

Do I have to remove the compressor, module, and other parts?

No. The remaining air suspension parts can safely remain on the vehicle.




Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit
Jaguar XJ8 Air Suspension Conversion Kit
When installing a Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit on ANY vehicle be sure to follow all safety procedures. Make sure that when you lift your vehicle, that you're using a sturdy and dependable jack and jack stands and that the car is parked on a flat and level surface. Failure to do so can result in the vehicle sliding off it's supports and onto you! Make sure you have or can obtain all the tools required beforehand. A list of the tools needed is below, but gloves and especially eye protection should be standard equipment on any job.
Be sure to follow the instructions in the specified order, as they are laid out in a particular order for a reason. Improper installation and even installation in the incorrect order can cause damage to these parts that are NOT covered under your warranty! Always take precaution not to exceed the gross vehicle weight rating recommended by the manufacturer.

These instructions are furnished only to give you an idea of the task at hand. When installing your kit, please use the instructions furnished with the kit, as they will include pictures to aid with the install as well as air suspension warning light module instructions.

FRONT AIR STRUT REMOVAL:
* Disconnect Battery
* Raise vehicle high enough to remove tires
* Open the hood and locate the electrical connector in the center of the air spring and disconnect it.
* Remove the air line, then remove the four stud nuts
* Remove the Brake line bracket from the frame.
* Remove height sensor bracket from the frame.
* Remove the sway bar link from the control arm.
* Remove the upper ball joint nut to separate the upper A-arm from the spindle arm.
* Remove the lower air spring mounting bolt.
* Pull down on lower control arm and lift up air spring to clear the lower arm for removal from the vehicle.

Repeat steps for the other side of the vehicle.

FRONT JAGUAR XJ8/XJR AIR SUSPENSION CONVERSION KIT INSTALLATION:

* Remove the nuts and washers from the top of the new coil over strut.
* Guide the top of the strut up into and through the upper A-arm and into the four stud mounting holes. Place one of the washers and a nut onto one of the studs to hold the strut in place.
* Pull down on the lower control arm and guide the lower strut mounting bracket over the arm.
* Place the lower mounting bolt into the bracket and tighten.
* Install the remaining washers and nuts on the upper studs and tighten all nuts.
* Reinstall the sway bar link. Fig 9 Also reconnect A-arm to spindle arm and tighten
* Reinstall the brake line bracket and also the height sensor bracket. (Make sure all bolts and nuts are tight.)

Repeat steps for the other side of the vehicle, Then install wheels.

The front of the Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit is complete.
REAR AIR STRUT REMOVAL:
* Raise vehicle High Enough to remove tires
* Open the trunk and remove the compartment side trim panels to access the air spring upper mounting studs, electrical connector, and air line.
* Remove the electrical connector and air line from the top of the air spring
* Remove the four stud mounting nuts.
* Remove the rear track bar from the spindle hub.
* Remove the lower air spring mounting bolt.
* Remove air spring.

Repeat steps for the other side of the vehicle.

REAR JAGUAR XJ8/XJR AIR SUSPENSION CONVERSION KIT INSTALLATION:

* Remove the nuts and washers from the New coil over strut.
* Install the new strut with the four studs at the top, into the existing holes in the trunk.
* While holding strut up align the lower mounting hole and install bolt (Hint) You may need to pry down on the suspension to align bolt
* Tighten the lower mounting bolt.
* Reinstall the track bar and tighten. (Hint) Put the car in neutral to help align track bar.
* Install washers and nuts on the four mounting studs and tighten.
* Zip tie air line and electrical connector to the wiring harness.
* Make sure all bolts are tight
* Install trunk trim panels.
* Install wheel.

Repeat steps for the other side of the vehicle.

The Rear of the Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit is complete.

There's No Better
Jaguar XJ8/XJR Air Suspension Conversion Kit
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Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 8 Write a review »

  15 of 15 people found the following review helpful:
 
do this conversion, you wont regret it! April 1, 2016
Reviewer: Jerry K. from Elkhorn,WI.  
Dont waist your time with the air. Get rid of it and do this conversion, you wont regret it!

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  19 of 19 people found the following review helpful:
 
Now I dont have to worry EVER AGAIN March 31, 2016
Reviewer: Mary H. from AZ.  
Eddy at American Air Suspension is the BEST when it comes to air suspension. After finding out that the air was going to cost $2K just for the front, Eddy recommended I convert my Jaguar XJ8 to springs. I did and now I dont have to worry EVER AGAIN whether my Jaguar will be up on a cold morning. I highly recommend American Air Suspension for anything suspension related. Super Happy!

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  4 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
 
the difference in the ride is hardly noticeable March 9, 2016
Reviewer: Corey G. from New Castle, IN.  
I have to admit I was worried about the ride quality going to coil springs. I have a bad back and a rough ride makes for a very, very long day for me. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the difference in the ride is hardly noticeable. Thanks for making a quality product and answering all my many questions.

God Bless,
Corey G.

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  6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
 
Really nice kit and was delivered super fast! January 12, 2016
Reviewer: J. Cooper from Midland,TX.  
Really nice kit and was delivered super fast! I installed it myself on a Saturday afternoon and couldn't be happier with the ride. The folks at American Air Suspension were really friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Ask for Eddy.

Thanks again,
J. Cooper

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  7 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
 
I just wish I would have done this years ago December 22, 2015
Reviewer: Steve T. from Birmingham,AL.  
Im so glad im done with the air suspension, I just wish I would have done this years ago. Bilstein struts and Eibach springs, it don't get any better than that! Thanx, Steve

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