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Are there sources to learn more about the history of my car by using the VIN number?

Added by Simeon Bauer on September 8, 2013 at 10:28am — 1 Comment

1966 FHC is running

 I am just finishing my 1966 FHC. this car was in a fire in 1984 and everything under the bonnet was melted or singed. After re-wiring with harness from Welch my car started with the original points, spark plugs from 1984. I rebuilt the carbs and starter motor as well as brake and clutch master cylinders. I painted the car in its original color, Sherwood Green, the interior is Sage Green and is in next to prefect condition.

I am amassed and very satisfied to be able to keep a car so…

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Added by Graham Prentice on August 25, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Introduction

Hello Jaguar friends,

I was born in 1971. When I was 6 or 7 years old I got a silver colour E-Type model to my birthday, I fell in love with this car for the first sight.

After 35 years I bought my first real E-Type. As you can see in my pictures she's far from nice condition now, but I can see all problems, nothing to hide.

I plan to restore to immaculate 99 or 100/100 condition with a professional, well experienced Hungarian team. If our plans come true, she will be like a…

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Added by Laszlo Ungurian on August 22, 2013 at 4:20am — No Comments

Martin Brundle's Supercars

A wonderful 1 HOUR Special with Martin Brundle.

Martin Brundle drives many different supercars which include the McLaren F1, Ferrari F40, F50, F60, Pagani Zonda S, Bugatti EB110, Jaguar XJ220, TVR T440R, Lamborghini Diablo GT, and a Koenigsegg CC8S.…

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Added by Rafe Saber on August 19, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments

1968 2+2

I'm putting this car together in France and need sourges for parts, preferably in U.K. Thanks

Added by Simeon Bauer on August 1, 2013 at 5:44pm — 2 Comments

BD.2012 Doorrubber

Dear sirs,

I don't know if I am talking to Urs Schmid himself now but I'll ask you my question anyway.

I have a XK120 1952 2953. I'm restoring it and I'm looking for a doorrubber.

In the book Jaguar XK120 by Urs Schmid on page 127 picture nr. 1 and the ordernumber is BD.2012.

I've been looking everywhere on the internet and phoning people all over the world. Nobody knows where I can purchase this foamrubber.

Could anyone help me?

Thanks…

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Added by Willem Zoet on June 26, 2013 at 7:58am — 4 Comments

New entry for your XK150 files

Please note my own XK 150 fixhead coupe S.E. 3,8l blue head to complete your lists. The car ist just near completion to take the road in may. ( This year) I have just renewed  wirings, ancillaries, with a view to keep the car with all his patina since this car has been maintained years after years. Genuine colors are sherwood green with suede hide . Seats has been renewed with Connolly leather naturally. The car is registered with all matching numbers by Jaguar's Heritage. It's a rare 3,8l…

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Added by Philippe BALLAND on April 26, 2013 at 8:53am — No Comments

Pictures

I share with you pictures of my dad's Jaguar. He bought it in the mid 70's and restored it. However, it was unfortunatelly not very well taken care of and was left quite exposed to the elements. It ended up needing a second restoration which is now in progress.



It is a XK120 Modified Coupé, with serial number S680098 and engine W6120-9S.…

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Added by Manuel Fonticoba on April 16, 2013 at 11:14am — No Comments

Machine shop in mid-atlantic area

I am looking for a good engine machine ship in the mid-Atlantic area of the USA.   I need: bore-honing, valve guide K lining, valve seat replacement and some minor water jacket weld up and machining on the head.  Can anyone give me a pointer please,

Mike

Added by Michael Gladwin on December 27, 2012 at 8:49pm — No Comments

JAGUAR XF 2010 to 2012 SAFETY RECALL

Jaguar are recalling XF models for vehicles for the replacement of the fuel tank & fuel outlet flange. Click and download the document below to see if your car is one of them.

JAGUAR XF SAFETY…

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Added by Rafe Saber on November 10, 2012 at 1:33pm — No Comments

WORLD'S 1ST FACEBOOK APP for CLASSIC JAGUARS.

THE JAGUAR SOCIAL NETWORK WEBSITE are very proud to announce the creation of the world's first application on Facebook for Jag Lovers of Classic Jaguars. It is a Compass that helps you navigate the wonderful world of Classic Jaguars. Tons of information on XK 120, XK 140, 150, E-Types and Mark II, Mark V, Mark VII Saloons etc.

If you are a Facebook User click on the photo below to start using it right away.…

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Added by Rafe Saber on June 30, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

SU FUEL PUMP & REPAIR



Note: Early E-Types and Mark 10s had submerged fuel pumps inside the gas tanks. Later E-Types were equipped with external SU pumps similar to the above.




The SU fuel pump has a terrible habit of malfunctioning…
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Added by Rafe Saber on June 6, 2012 at 1:09pm — 3 Comments

1951 Seneca Cup @ WATKINS GLEN + HISTORY

When we find some exceptional videos we add them to our Blog. This is one such example. For your reading pleasure we have added a link on the History of Watkins Glen.…

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Added by Rafe Saber on June 4, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Top Gear: Classic Car Rally (4 Parts)

This 4 part Top Gear is so delightful and entertaining we decided to Blog it making it easy to follow and watch.

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Added by Rafe Saber on June 2, 2012 at 11:33pm — No Comments

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Added by Rafe Saber on May 16, 2012 at 4:08pm — No Comments

FREE CHIVAS REGAL SCOTCH on the ROCKS for our MEMBERS

Members of The Jaguar Social Network can win FREE prizes of 200 Milli-Liter bottles of 12 Year Old Chivas Regal Scotch Whisky as the one shown on the left. (NOTE: By comparison a…

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Added by Rafe Saber on May 14, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Thanks Rafe for the welcome

And thanks for the links. I have a hard copy manual but the electronic version will be handy.  I will take your advice and ask a few people to be friends as although my XK has been restored in the 90's it still needs work done to the suspension involving replacing bushes, etc amongst other things.  I have a plan of attack from the book but if I strike any complications it will be good to ask someone with experience.

Added by Ken Trethewey on April 23, 2012 at 4:59am — No Comments

New to XK's

I have been advised that joining this network is the best way to seek help and advice in maintaining and finishing my new XK140. The car had a body off full restoration in the mid 90's and has since done about 29,500 miles. whilst it has been well maintained and had continual work on it it will still need quite a few small things done to it over the coming months, new dust boots to the steering ball joints, new choke cable, the timber work around the windows re veneered and fitted, etc.…

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Added by Ken Trethewey on April 19, 2012 at 7:51am — 1 Comment

Jaglink up and running again

Hello everyone

 The blog site Jag Cafe is up and running again after being down for close to a year. It is a very informative when I was rebuilding my E in 07.

 

http://www.jaguarlinks.com/cafe/index.php?sid=641c691413e0dfca1825f7c38d2295c2

Added by Charles Russell on April 1, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments

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