1969 Jaguar FHC
Sale price: $28,351.00 make an offer
Last update: 06.03.2014
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Color:||Vanwall green - variant of BRG|
|Engine:||DOHC 4.2 liter|
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1969 Jaguar FHC for sale
The expensive work is done. Straight body. excellent paint. All corroded metal on the car was replaced with new. There is no corrosion or rust in the usual places -- under the doors. floor pans. spare tyre wheel well. etc. The front subframe was replaced. The interior is all "Biscuit" leather. from a factory kit. It was shipped to me in an enclosed trailer. The car drives beautifully. Exact mileage is unknown -- less than 5. 00 since restoration.
It has the usual small Jaguar vices -- Lucas electrics and Smiths gauges. An original rear-view mirror. plastic rocker switches surround. four knockoff "ears" for the wire wheels and a set of reproduction manuals (shop. parts and owner's) is included. No tool kit or jack (the search is underway).
The car has a story . The original bonnet was torn up by a truck backing into. so the original owner installed a factory Series 1 (with the covered headlights) after. He (correctly) thought the earlier one was prettier. The color is a close match to the Vanwall grand prix cars of the late 50's. which was one of the variants of British Racing Green at the time.
The virtues are exceptional. The 4. 2 liter engine and transmission were redone by a retired Jaguar mechanic. It has No oil or fluid leaks. doesn't overheat at idle. and though cold-blooded on starting. with a few minutes warmup idles nicely at about 850 rpm. Carburetors were rebuilt. The synchros in the transmission work just fine. No noise in the transmission or rear end beyond normal 45-yr-old Jaguar sounds.
On 1/6/14 I drove it about 45-50 miles on dry roads. It tracked straight and was taught and responsive. The engine pulled strongly. Oil pressure held at right about 40 (presuming it's correct). the charging system read spot on and everything worked properly. The speedometer wavered a little -- probably needs to be lubed. They often did. The tach was right where it should have been. Brakes were outstanding. The parking brake cable needs to be reinstalled.
I shan't attempt any major improvements. but I'll make darned sure that nothing gets worse. When the weather warms and dries some. I'll do some replacing and servicing.
Since restoration. never in the rain or snow. never out in really cold weather. This car has spent most of the last decade parked indoors in a plastic bubble with temp/humidity control supplied by a fan. Title is clear. It is not a salvage car. It is registered and titled in Oregon. and the tags are good until 1/16. There is some documentation of the restoration. but it is not complete. (The original elderly owner bought it to drive -- not as an investment or a show car. He just didn't care about documenting everything. )
Please don't presume I'll drop the price so someone else can flip it and sell it for more. I'm looking for someone who wants a really nice Car - not an investment security. It's been that all its life. I'm not making a dime on it.
It won't depreciate - E-types are now in an upward sale price mode -- Hemmings has junk listed for >$20. 00.
Terms: Cashiers certified check. bank to bank wire funds transfer.
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