|4.2 Jaguar E-Type||Silver|
|Fixed Head Coupe||Black|
|Left Hand Drive|
|British Leyland Motors, New York|
|12 December 1969|
|1 December 1969||Canada|
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Record Creation: Entered on 22 August 2019.
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2019-08-22 13:52:37 | pauls writes:
Car on BAT
Location: Auburn, Washington 98002
74k Miles Shown
Numbers-Matching 4.2L Inline-Six
4-Speed Manual Transmission
Silver over Black Leather
Owned 25 Years
2011 Jaguar Heritage Concours Award
Jaguar Heritage Certificate
Restoration Records & Photos
New Water Pump, Starter, Gaskets
Recent Oil Change, Coolant & Brake Flushes
Private Party or Dealer: Private Party
This 1970 Jaguar E-Type is a Series II coupe which was reportedly purchased new from Plimley Motors, Ltd. in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was acquired by the seller in the same province in 1994. A rotisserie restoration between 2001-2011 included body repairs, a repaint in original Opalescent Silver metallic, interior refinishing, rebuilds of the numbers-matching 4.2-liter inline-six and four-speed manual gearbox, suspension and brake work, and more. Under 3k miles have been driven since completion of the work, which was carried out largely by the seller with the help of a friend. Service within the past year included replacement of the water pump, starter, and several seals as well as an oil change, coolant and brake fluid flushes, and more. The car was recently imported to the US by the seller and is stored at a dealership in Auburn, Washington. This Series II E-Type is offered with refurbishment photos and receipts, a Jaguar Heritage Certificate, a Concours award, tools, spare parts, and a clean Washington State title.
This example was refinished in its original Opalescent Silver metallic paint in 2004, and exterior equipment includes flat-lens H4 headlamps and a heated rear window. Brightwork was polished or re-plated as needed, and the body seals and gaskets were replaced.
Prep work reportedly included an acid dip and repairs to the floor pans, hatch floor, rear doglegs, rockers, and door sills as well as replacement of the lower front valance, with panels sourced from Martin Robey. The body was then phosphate dipped and painted with epoxy primer, R-M base coat, and a clear top coat.
Custom-laced 72-spoke Dayton knock-off wire wheels feature earless spinners and measure 15″x5” up front and 15″x6” at the rear. Coker Classic redline tires were mounted in 2008. The car was awarded First Place in its class at the 2011 Jaguars on the Island E-Type 50th Anniversary Concours d’Elegance held in North Vancouver, British Columbia, and judging sheets and awards are included in the sale. A walk-around video has been provided by the seller.
A new interior in the correct pattern was sourced from OSJI in Muncie, Indiana and includes Wilton wool carpets and black leather upholstery over high-backed bucket seats with headrests. Door card vinyl and rear hatch coverings were replaced, and a spare wheel and tool kit are housed beneath the rear hatch load surface. Interior brightwork was polished or re-plated as needed, and the window cranks and regulators were replaced.
A smaller-diameter XK’s Unlimited steering wheel features polished metal and a wood rim, and fronts a black crinkle-finished dash housing rocker switches and Smiths gauges. The seller notes that the car was originally equipped with an air conditioning system, which has not been reinstalled. A period radio is housed in the center stack, and the cigar lighter is said to function properly. The five-digit odometer shows 74k miles, with under 3k driven since completion of the refurbishment.
The numbers-matching 4.2-liter inline-six breathes through twin polished Stromberg carburetors and features finned cam covers as well as an aftermarket thermostat and electric fans to aid cooling. A four-speed transmission routes power to the rear wheels. The drivetrain and carburetors were rebuilt by All Power Engines in North Vancouver circa 2001 and reinstalled with a new clutch and mounts. The fuel sending unit and filter were also replaced. The seller notes that the accessory bracket and wiring harness are prepared for installation for installation of air conditioning equipment.
Engine stamp 7R 9351-9 matches that on the chassis plate and Jaguar Heritage certificate below. The seller has provided a tour of the engine bay and a cold start demonstration, while other videos showing cylinder compression readings are included on his YouTube channel. Within the past 14 months, the water pump and clutch master cylinder were replaced, a high-torque starter and high-speed Lucas cooling fans were fitted, the alternator was rebuilt, drivetrain leaks were addressed and differential seals replaced, and driveline fluids were changed, along with coolant and brake fluid flushes.
The steering rack was rebuilt and fitted with new bellows and tie rod ends, and a suspension overhaul with new bushings and dampers was carried out. The brake and clutch hydraulic cylinders were replaced, the rear calipers were rebuilt, and other brake and suspension work was were performed. The suspension was recently tuned by Vancouver specialist Sovereign Motors.
The build is documented through a collection of over 250 invoices and receipts.
The Jaguar Heritage Production Record Trace Certificate lists production data including the original colors as well as the engine and chassis numbers.