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 1E17783 13 June 1968
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United KingdomCBW84

United KingdomRAX48F

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Record Creation: Entered on 11 January 2003.


Record Changes

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2018-02-09 03:23:11 | XKE Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Top Color was added: black
  • Notes From Heritage Record was changed from Registered: CBW 84 to Registered: CBW 84
  • Car Condition was added: Rest: Nice
  • Replacement Engine was added: unknown
  • Current Color was added: signal red
  • Current Interior was added: biscuit
  • Current City was changed from Merton to southport
  • Current State was changed from London to merseyside
  • Last Seen was changed from 2000 to 2018
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: CBW84|RAX48F|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was added: United Kingdom|United Kingdom|
  • 2018-02-23 20:20:02 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Body Number was added: 4E9805
  • Engine Number was added: 7E 17301-9
  • Gearbox Number was added: KE1170
  • Factory Paint Color was added: light blue
  • Factory Interior Color was added: black
  • Factory Top Color was added: black
  • Original Distributor was added: jaguar cars new york
  • Original Owner City was added: new york
  • Original Owner State was added: new york
  • Original Owner Country was added: United States
  • Replacement Engine Number was added: lc 300
  • Factory Dispatch Year was added: 1968
  • Factory Dispatch Month was added: 06
  • Factory Dispatch Day was added: 13
  • Factory Build Year was added: 1968
  • Factory Build Month was added: 06
  • Factory Build Day was added: 13
  • 2018-03-08 17:54:17 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Factory Build Month was changed from 06 to 05
  • Factory Build Day was changed from 13 to 04
  • 2018-08-04 14:41:09 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Replacement Engine was changed from unknown to original
  • Replacement Engine Number was deleted, old value was: lc 300
  • Replacement Gearbox was added: Original
  • Heritage Notes

    Registered: CBW 84

    Photos of 1E17783

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    2007-09-30 19:56:47 | Anonymous writes:

    This car should not be classified as a Series 1, but as a Series 1.5 per the JCNA '68 Judges' Guide, page 2, based on the OTS, LHD Build records. The Series 1 ended at 1E15888. Your xkedata.com website has also confirmed the same information in the "About the XKE" section under "Models", showing the differences between the 4.2 Series 1 and the Series 1.5. This car is a Series 1 1/2.

    2014-06-28 04:26:04 | Anonymous writes:

    Saw this E-Type on the 22/06/14 at the Woodvale Rally (Woodvale Transport Festival) in Southport, as well as a few other E-Types which haven't made it onto the xkedata database as of yet. It certainly looked like a series 1 as it clearly had covered headlamps, but unusual as it was a LHD and had US AMCO bars on the front and rear. Perhaps a recent import maybe?. Colour was a Carmen red from what I could tell.

    2014-09-01 06:06:37 | Anonymous writes:

    EDIT: CBW 84 attended Ormskirk Motorfest 2014. Believed to be owned by Chris Walker since 1987, car returned to UK in 1986, originally from New York and fully restored in 2012. Original colour pale blue with white seats. Stated as being a 1968 series 1.5.

    2018-02-03 08:18:52 | chris walker writes:

    just seen the above comments re my car
    it is a series 1.5 and has the wrong headlights which is how I bought the car in 1987
    when I rebuilt the car I kept the covered headlights as I think they look better and the car is nowhere near original as it is signal red with tan interior despite leaving the factory as light blue with white interior
    it also now has triple carbs rather than the twin strombergs and all the emission control rubbish it left the factory with
    it has done about 120000 miles and goes every year round south of france for its holidays which is why I have kept the left hand drive

    2018-02-14 06:48:27 | chris walker writes:

    turns out the original interior was black according to the heritage certificate
    when I bought the car the seats were white or cream and had been painted black which I only realised months later

    2018-07-27 01:52:33 | chris walker writes:

    whilst removing carburettors for restoration found the engine identification number was matching the original despite having thought for the last 30 years that it wasn't original
    the registration document from Swansea says engine unknown
    I now know it is the original

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