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 4.2 Jaguar E-Type Silver
 Fixed Head Coupe Black
 Left Hand Drive 
   British Leyland New York
 1R25585 17 January 1969
 4R20728 Lutterworth
 KE4829 California
 24 December 1968 Great Britain
 1969 Silver
 2015 Red
 Rest: Concours 
 Original Swinford
 5 Speed 
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

United Kingdom10SJR

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Record Creation: Entered on 9 March 2004.

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2004-03-09 10:12:38 | Lofty writes:

Ebay item 3/9/04
Current bid $8k (Reserve not met), one bid, 5 days left in auction. 93k miles on the odo.

Sellers comment:
Family owned since new. New paint and leather. Many new parts. New carpet kit, new rubber kit, new rod and main bearings, new rings, new timing chain and gears, new oil pump. Engine disassembled. Restoration needs finished. Orignal owner's and shop manuals.

Vehicle Condition
Recently repainted to original color. No rust. All original body panels. Seats, console and stereo box have been reupholstered. Some chrome will need to be redone.

2004-03-09 21:16:38 | Steven D. writes:

Current seller wrote following note to me:

I have some numbers for you. Car#1R25585,
Body# 4R20728,
Engine 7R3447-9,
Gear Box# KE4829.

I had difficulty trying to find numbers on the block and cylinder head. Will have to wait for my husband to get home Friday to get those. I just got off the phone with my Dad and he says it's all original.
He bought this car new in 1969 and in 73 he rebuilt the engine. The car sat
in his garage from 1979 until 2001 because he was going to restore it. He never got around to it but did buy lots of parts and had some reupholstery done to it. My husband and I bought it in 2001 to finish the job, but never seem to have the time and money at the same time. We did have it repainted to the original color. Now we are moving and can't take it with us. I hope this helps and as soon as I can figure out where to get the cylinder head and block numbers I will send them to you.


2004-03-15 12:10:37 | pauls writes:

Car returns to ebay 4/15/04
Opening bid $10,000, no reserve, no bids yet, 6 days left in auction.

Previous auction ended at $9,100 (Reserve not met) after 10 bids.

2015-01-29 13:00:34 | Tony writes:

I bought this car in April 2004 for $10,000 on e bay and shipped it back to the UK. I had at the time another series 2 coupe, restored and on the road, but when this arrived from Jennie in Oregon, I saw how good it was(is) and decided that this would be a keeper so I sold the other one!
Because of lots of other projects it has only been on the road for 2 years, but is my daily driver(I don't go out every day).
The interior is now red, it has a five speed gearbox, fuel injection and
air con(vital in the UK)

2015-01-29 13:24:12 | Tony Robson writes:

Car in superb condition and regularly driven. Now LHD with 5 speed gearbox ,air con, fuel injection using throttle bodies and ECU

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