Due to a pending buisness venture I'm looking to free up some of my assets. ne of my options is the sale of my recently restored E type. She is a UK numbers matching car with a celebrity 1st owner. She has recently been completed following a 4 year ground up restoration. The following is the highlights of the recent work carried out. The aim of the restoration not being a concourse car but a usable car capable of occasional trophy at local show etc. Please note she has only done 10 miles since the restoration completion and will need running in and a little bit of de bugging Jaguar E type Series 1 4. 2 coupe year of manufacture 1965 (road tax free car ) Summary of recent restoration and upgrades/modifications Body· Body take back to bare metal· Any rust/damaged remove and repaired· All glass removed· Doors bonnet hatch etc removed for re spray· Full re spray. including etch primer. primers . coats of base coat. 8 coats of clear· Paint hand flared and polished to give a glass like finish· Body rust treated (Waxoil)· Dyno matt installed to floor areas· Underside painted in body colour· All new body and glass seals installed· New windscreen installed Chrome· All chrome machine polished or re chromed Engine· Extensive strip down and engine rebuild by VES bills for over £5k · Carbs stripped down and fully refurbished· High flow air filter system added (K&N)· Tubular manifold installed· Stainless steel exhaust installed· New high flow radiator installed· Thermostatically controlled electric fan added· Alloy header tank installed· All hoses replaced with new kelvar hoses and clips· Spin on oil filter system added· New engine mounts installed· Electronic distributor and high capacity leads installed· All engine bay alloy machined polished· Electronic fuel pump installed· All fuel lines replaced with new copper fuel lines· Fuel tank refurbished Transmission· Gear box striped and overhauled· Rear diff stripped and overhauled· Complete new clutch installed· Clutch master cylinder refurbished· New clutch slave cylinder installed · Clutch pipework replaced with copper and steel braded hoses Suspension· All front suspension component striped and over hauled· New top and bottom ball joints installed· All bushes replaced with Poly bushes· New front Spax adjustable shock installed· All rear suspension components striped and overhauled· New Spax adjustable shocks installed· New springs installed· New track rod ends and steering rack mounts installed Brakes· New servo installed· All brake cylinders stripped and refurbished· 4 pot front brakes installed· New front and rear brake discs installed· Rear brakes stripped and refurbished· New brake pads all around · All brake lines replaced with Copper lines and braded hoses Electrics· New wiring loom installed· All dials and switches stripped and refurbished· New battery installed· New alternator installed· H4 head lights installed· All lighting refurbish or new lights installed· Toad Cat1 alarm installed· Period look radio installed with FM and I pod connectivity Wheels and Tyres· New 15”x6” chrome wire wheels installed· Wheel “Ears” refurbished and re chromed· New 15” 205 60 fitted Interior· Seats stripped and refurbished. including new foam and leather covers· New dash top installed· Dash facia refurbished/replaced· New leather faced door cards installed· Centre consul re trimmed in leather· Radio consul re trimmed in leather · New A post trims fitted· New sill covers and foams fitted· New B post panels fitted· New wheel arch covers fitted· New C post panel fitted· New rear hatch panel fitted· Boot boards re trimmed· New carpet set installed· Remaining trim cleaned and refitted were necessary General· All the original parts that have been replaced with upgraded/modified items have been retained to allow the car to be returned to original specification in the future if required· PTU197C is a numbers matching car (engine replace by Jaguar with in first few months of her life. Docs to prove) And an original UK reg Right hand drive car· PTU 197C had a celebrity first owner. Charlie Drake. history to show· The original green log book is with the car· All previous owner history has been researched and is known· The car is complete with a Heritage certificate· There is a very comprehensive history file· Over 200 photo available of the recent restoration
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