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1E14831

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United KingdomXKE42E

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Record Creation: Entered on 6 April 2005.

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Owner: Chris Lowe

This car was described as unrestorable... not so ! It was bought over from the State in 2014 and the subject of a 2 year restoration and upgrade by "The Carriage Company. I purchased this beauty, now registered in the UK as "XKE 42E" and resides in Dartmouth, Devon.

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Updated April 24th, 2018. Not legal proof of ownership.

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2005-04-06 10:07:17 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 4/6/-5
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Current bid $1,025, no reserve, 7 bids, 4 days left in auction.

Sellers description:
This auction is for a Jaguar E Series Parts Car. It was saved from the crusher a while back, and now it has to find a new home. This was a donor car for a car that was being restored and it does still have a few parts on it.The car has the knockoff wheels,independant rear suspension,one good fender for the right side,a good lower cowl piece, steering components,doors that open and close and more.This is a rolling chassis.The car has rusted out floorboards and two rusty fenders that go with it.

I did find a number plate when I cleaned out the trunk for photos.Here they are:Car # 1E14831, Eng # 7E12167-9, Body # 4E6581, Gear box # EJ13152.

2018-04-21 09:33:20 | Chris Lowe writes:

This roadster was brought into the UK in 2014 for a 2 year complete restoration and total upgrade by the Carriage Company. The car is now in concourse condition and owned by Chris Lowe and resides in Dartmouth, Devon.

2018-05-17 10:31:11 | Chris Lowe writes:

Brought to the UK in 2014. Subject to 2 year total rebuild and upgrade by "The Carriage Company",Silsoe, Beds and completed in March 2016.

2018-06-07 05:14:38 | Lofty writes:

During restoration the car was converted to RHD.

2018-11-01 08:52:55 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 11/18

www.silverstoneauctions.com/1967-jaguar-e-type-series-1-roadster-

Auction description:

NEC Classic Motor Show Sale 2018

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 Roadster

Lot No.: 353

Registration: XKE 42E

Chassis Number: 1E14831

Engine Number: 7E 12167-9

Year of Manufacture: 1967

RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive

Estimate (£): 100,000 - 120,000

Superb, late Series 1 that has been subject to an extensive two-year restoration

The work was carried out by the 'Carriage Company' to Concours standards

Suitable upgrades during restoration inc. 5-speed gearbox, 'Coopercraft' brakes, SPL treatment, and RHD conversion

Presented in Gunmetal Grey with a red leather interior, this car is a joy to behold and needs to be seen in the metal

Accompanied by its Heritage Certificate, original toolkit, and operating, service and maintenance books

The very appropriate cherished number, 'XKE 42E', is included in the sale

‘1E14831’ was imported from the USA a few years ago and was the subject of a two-year complete ground-up restoration and upgrade by the "Carriage Company" to bring it to a very high standard.

The work included the following which has all been photographically documented:

Bodyshell dipped and processed with SPL treatment.

FABS upgraded bonnet frame.

All chrome work to a very high standard. 

New wiring harness and all ancillary electrical components replaced or overhauled.

New high-torque starter motor and alternator fitted. Electronic ignition.

Cooling system upgraded incorporating a Revo fan.

Engine completely stripped, re-machined, new pistons fitted with all internals replaced

Head conversion and upgraded to unleaded fuel. Stainless steel downpipes

Carburettors stripped, re-machined and full service kits fitted with all alloy parts highly polished.

All original special nuts and bolts zinc plated. All standard nuts and bolts replaced with new stainless steel.

Bearings, track rod ends, ball joints etc replaced

Engine Bay, cam covers fully polished as were all other alloy parts

Interior trim replaced by Aldridge Trimming in Wolverhampton.

New red hood and hood bag in mohair and all carpets and glass replaced.

All switches and gauges checked and overhauled.

Conversion to right-hand drive. 

At an early stage of the restoration our vendor also chose to suitably upgrade the car as follows:

5-Speed gearbox

Upgraded space frame

Coopercraft brakes

Wider Triple-lattice stainless steel wheels with low profile tyres

Stainless steel header tank

Classic Fabrications full stainless steel exhaust system

Aluminium radiator

Koni Shock absorbers

SPL treatment

In November 2017, the car was coated with Nanolex Si3D, a cutting-edge silica-based coating which it simultaneously protects and creates a glass-like shine.

Included with this special car is the very appropriate cherished number plate, ‘XKE 42E’, which in itself is a very valuable item, along with Jaguar Heritage Certificate 42018, Toolkit and Jack, Maintenance and Service Handbook, and a new tailor-made indoor cover. This is a very special E-Type offered with a realistic estimate when you consider what it would cost to buy and restore to this standard today.

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