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  • The Saga of owning an XLR. July 1, 2022
    Two of the best days of my life were those of buying and then selling a red '04 XLR. It was beautiful; a sight to behold, in all of its red glory. It was a good deal, with what seemed to be average mileage; I mean, with just under 90k miles, it was barely "broken […]
  • Aloha! July 1, 2022
    Hello everyone. I made the decision after a lot of hesitation to purchase my brand new 2008 Cadillac XLR base with 45k miles in Honolulu last night and wanted to drop by to say hello. I can already smell and oil leak and there's a "wobble" somewhere in the suspension that I'm hoping is just […]
  • Exhaust pipes July 1, 2022
    Accidently put this into the General for sale section. Moved to the XLR parts for sale. Anyone interested in the over the axle pipes with muffler and valves and X pipe from my old '07 XLR-V. How would it ship??
  • Should I sell? June 30, 2022
    Decided today to sell my XLR. Came on this forum to check pricing, want ad's etc. Of course now I am having serious doubts about selling it: need some help here friends! If you have seen my car in the past, it is just as nice still! We have too many cars and we made […]
  • C8 Rims on XLR June 30, 2022
    Anyone added a set (or know if its possible) to use a set of C8 rims on a XLR? A new factory set is selling locally for under $1000 19x8.5 front 20x11 rear Thinking same bolt pattern and offset? What tire size would work? Thoughts?
  • 2004 XLR with 99,000kms. June 30, 2022
    The car is in the registry with VIN 2140. It has all the bells and whistles and the interior and exterior are almost like new.

RSS Cadillac XLR General Discussion

  • The Saga of owning an XLR. July 1, 2022
    Two of the best days of my life were those of buying and then selling a red '04 XLR. It was beautiful; a sight to behold, in all of its red glory. It was a good deal, with what seemed to be average mileage; I mean, with just under 90k miles, it was barely "broken […]
  • Should I sell? June 30, 2022
    Decided today to sell my XLR. Came on this forum to check pricing, want ad's etc. Of course now I am having serious doubts about selling it: need some help here friends! If you have seen my car in the past, it is just as nice still! We have too many cars and we made […]
  • Trunk Rubber Cone June 30, 2022
    While working on Roxy this weekend I notice the passengers side rubber cone, on the trunk lid, was soft and gooey. I know it was mentioned on here before about this part. Does anyone know the parts name, number or where it can be purchased? Thanks in advance! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  • Trunk wants to close June 29, 2022
    I am relatively new to XLR net. I have a 2007 and I'm having troubles with my trunk staying open. I can open via the interior dash button or the button above the license plate. It opens fully and then immediately starts closing. The local Cadillac dealer says they can't get parts to address this. […]
  • looking for Chrome mesh grill June 29, 2022
    I have a 2005 xlr and I want to replace my grill with the chrome mesh grill do anyone know how I can get one?
  • Color code or title June 24, 2022
    So I'm working a steering wheel project and I'm trying to match the color code or title of the steering wheel volume, cruise and active voice control buttons. Or the color code or title of the cover they are mounted on.

RSS Cadillac XLR Technical Discussion

  • suspension module bypass. June 29, 2022
    Has your 2004-05 XLR suspension module 10348979 shorted out due to water damage? Want to fix it without spending $3K. Switch to Z06 shocks and install this bypass. This bypass removes the "Service ride control" & "Speed limited to 80 mph" messages on the Driver Information Center display. $375 free shipping money back guarantee. Paypal […]
  • 04 xlr - oddity...black goo found on trunk lid that seems to June 15, 2022
    be coming from the 2 pegs that center the lid when closing. some of the goo looks to have been under pressure looking at the lid
  • Trunk won't open June 15, 2022
    I have a 2004 XLR with 75,000 miles. The trunk will not automatically open either with button inside car or activation of the retractable top. I can hear the trunk release when I push the button. Once I manually open the trunk, it will complete it's cycle to retract the top both open and close. […]
  • Navigation Screen June 15, 2022
    Twice now when I get in the car the navigation screen has been tilted up. Happens after car has been not run for a couple weeks. Battery fully charged as maintainer is always on.
  • Evap Leak June 9, 2022
    engine light came on. did a module test it came up with the code PO455 EVAP leak! can anyone direct me how and what to look at to fix it? Also how do you get the engine light to turn off? 2006 XLR
  • Mystery operation June 6, 2022
    For no apparent reason my Trunk lid opens while it is in Winter Storage. It even happens when vehicle is locked. It will repeatedly open then close. Shorted wiring somewhere? It also sometimes opens when the drivers door is opened. Any guidance would be appreciated, Gord Baker

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  • Fault codes - P2176 and P1516 June 22, 2022
    Anyone have any suggestions. I have a 2007 XLR V with 84k miles that I purchased about 5 months ago and have driven very little. A few days ago I went for a short drive and it ran fine, two hours later I started it and it would barely run. I had a few trouble […]
  • MAP Sensor question June 11, 2022
    There are three MAP sensors right next to the intake manifold/supercharger on the right side of the engine. My question is are all three supposed to have a vacuum line connected to them, On my XLR V the first and third one have vacuum lines but the middle one does not. This doesn't make sense […]
  • My 2008 V May 17, 2022
    My 2008 V needs engine oil coolant lines. Can anyone help?
  • Heater core replacement May 6, 2022
    I have a 2007 XLR V that I purchased in January of 2022. Shortly after I got it home I discovered that the heater core had been leaking and the pervious owner had bypassed the core and connected the two heater hoses together. He had also covered up the smell of the antifreeze with some […]
  • RUBBER SNUFFERS April 12, 2022
    This past summer with the temps, rather high while washing my car I noticed a tar like substance on the rear cover where it meets the deck lid. Upon further investigation I noticed that the rubber snuffer had melted. Has anybody experienced this in the past ? Rayzor
  • The steering wheel vibrates when speed up to 75 mph March 19, 2022
    Hi guys, I'm David. I have a 2009 Cadillac XLR-V. I changed tires with Michelin CrossClimate 2 with tire size 235/45r19. Even though the tire change center told me they had balanced the tires, when I was on the highway, up to 75mph, the steering wheel was very shaking. Just decelerate to 60mph and the […]

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  • C8 Rims on XLR June 30, 2022
    Anyone added a set (or know if its possible) to use a set of C8 rims on a XLR? A new factory set is selling locally for under $1000 19x8.5 front 20x11 rear Thinking same bolt pattern and offset? What tire size would work? Thoughts?
  • LED Replacement for DRL Turn Signals in Cadillac XLR - No Resistors - Replace or modify relay instead? June 9, 2022
    Hi everyone. So, over the past 6 weeks, I spent a lot of time trying various LED replacement bulbs for the DRL's/Turn Signals. (Mind you, that my car is a 2006, and the headlamps are in near new condition, no burnt lenses). I did this, to be proactive to prevent any future damage. To my […]
  • Northstar Performance November 24, 2021
    Has anyone else had problems with Northstar Performance? I ordered a stage 3 performance PCM with core on 25th September. I haven´t heard anything form them since. I sent them a couple of emails, no answer. I tried to contact the owner on Linkedin, no answer.
  • Interior Mod Pictures November 20, 2021
    Just some interior color changes I am playing with, so far I like it!
  • Looking for crate 09 V engine remove 09 platinum July 12, 2021
    I own an 09 Platinum and want to put a V engine in it. Any recommendations of who has one and and do this swap for me or other recommendations? My engine has just under 16k on it.
  • Targa conversion? January 16, 2021
    Hello everybody, I am just throwing this idea out there and am curious if anybody has done this or thought about it. I am considering converting my XLR into a “targa”. Basically fixing the rear window section in place and fabbing some sort of latch and pin probably using the existing front latch system and […]

RSS Cadillac XLRs For Sale / Wanted

  • 2004 XLR with 99,000kms. June 30, 2022
    The car is in the registry with VIN 2140. It has all the bells and whistles and the interior and exterior are almost like new.
  • 2006 XLR For Sale June 26, 2022
    I have a 2006 XLR for sale. Excellent condition, 32000 mi. ASKING $25,000. Car has no problems, is Blue Steel with Tan interior, gorgeous.
  • 2006 XLR-V Black/Shale June 26, 2022
    Selling one of the babies - dont need two, 06 V with new Michelins, new front struts, 82ish k miles, Black with Shale, custom fit indoor cover, Kenwood double DIN with backup camera, wind deflector. Everything works perfectly and is in great shape. 36K.
  • 2008 XLR-V D3 June 26, 2022
    I sure would appreciate any advice as I’m considering selling a few of my vehicles and I haven’t really paid much attention to desirability, values etc. I’ve owned this V for approx 7 years now and as you can see in the pics, this car is still absolutely mint, no dents, scratches or blemishes. It […]
  • 2008 Black XLR-V June 26, 2022
    21,000 miles, all original, clean Car Fax, not been in accident, garage kept, average Car Fax price is $58k. Is that in the ballpark? Owned it approximately 7 years and put 13k miles on it. Really just drove it to church on Sundays. Is there a private message option on this site?
  • WTB.....2009 June 6, 2022
    Any reasonably priced 2009 base model available?
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