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Record Creation: Entered on 28 May 2004.

 

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2005-11-06 18:16:57  |  XKE Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Body Number was added: 4E10416
  • Engine Number was changed from !E18250 to 7E18224-9
  • Gearbox Number was added: KE2139

  • 2005-12-22 15:50:26  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Factory Paint Color was added: willow green
  • Factory Interior Color was added: cinnamon
  • Factory Top Color was added: black
  • Original Distributor was added: Jaguar Cars, New York, USA
  • Original Owner City was added: Motels Inc.
  • Original Owner State was added: Thomson, Georgia
  • Original Owner Country was added: United States
  • Factory Dispatch Year was added: 1968
  • Factory Dispatch Month was added: 07
  • Factory Dispatch Day was added: 08
  • Factory Build Year was added: 1968
  • Factory Build Month was added: 06
  • Factory Build Day was added: 26

  • 2005-12-22 19:27:11  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Engine Number was changed from 7E18224-9 to 1E18224-9

  • 2006-11-28 02:52:17  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Last Seen was changed from 2005 to 2006

  • 2006-11-28 02:52:22  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Car Condition was changed from Rest: Nice to Nice driver

  • 2008-05-03 23:18:34  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Last Seen was changed from 2006 to 2008

  • 2009-05-24 02:50:51  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Top Color was added: black

  • 2010-06-20 19:17:33  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Car Condition was changed from Nice driver to Rest: Nice
  • Last Seen was changed from 2008 to 2010
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: 8D07|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was added: United States!TX|

  • 2017-06-19 23:26:03  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Last Seen was changed from 2010 to 2017

  • 2017-07-15 21:01:52  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Original Owner City was changed from Motels Inc. to Clear Lake Shores
  • Original Owner State was changed from Thomson, Georgia to Texas

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    Car Number Prefixes and Suffixes:

    Owner: Charles Russell

    Retired peace officer with trucking company. (email)

    Updated September 25th, 2006. Not legal proof of ownership.

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    2005-07-21 08:03:54  |  pauls writes:

    Ebay item 7/21/05
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll
    Current bid $4,550.00 (Reserve not met), 3 bids, 9 days left in auction. Auction is from Atlanta, Georgia.

    Sellers description:
    This is a restored series 1.5 XKE roadster that is ready to be driven and enjoyed. It has the very desirable Signal Red exterior color with new black leather interior and black canvas soft top. The paint was done some years ago and is still in good condition, with just some minor imperfections here and there. Panel fit is very good with great door and bonnet gaps, just look at the photos of how well the bonnet lines up. There are no signs of prior accident damage and the car's serial number is stamped on the suspension sub-frame, which indicates this part has not been replaced. When the serial number is not present on the suspension it is usually an indication of prior accident damage. This is a matching number car.

    Chrome and wire wheels are very good. The wires wheels have stainless steel spokes and are the type that accepts the slightly wider tires, this improves the XKE's handling. Engine compartment is clean and all components, except the alternator, are the original. The alternator was replaced with a more reliable single wire unit. Also to increase reliability the engine has electronic ignition. The electronic ignition module is hidden and cannot be detected.

    The black leather interior is new, using all correct materials. The soft top is black canvas and was recently installed, back plastic is crystal clear. The boot cover (for when the top is down) is also black canvas. Mechanically the matching number 4.2 liter engine is strong with superb oil pressure (45 psi+) and no exhaust smoke. Gearbox is synchronized on all forward gears and is working properly. Engine does not leak oil. Includes owner's manual, jack with bag, knock-off hammer, spare tire and boot cover for when the soft top is down.

    The 1968 e-type was created at a time when Jaguar was in transition between the earlier series 1 and the series 2 which started in 1969. Although not an official Jaguar designation, these cars are normally referred to as series 1.5 since they incorporate components from both series. I like the series 1.5 since it retains the classic lines of the early e-types, with the smaller bumpers and taillights, but have the improved engine cooling and interior seats of the series 2 cars. The improved cooling and seats make the car much more livable with modern day traffic. The gearbox also was improved making it easier to shift than the gearbox used in earlier cars. Some people have retrofitted the triple carbs from a 1967 and earlier e-type to a 1968 (which is easy to do) to end up with probably the best e-type Jaguar created. This combination was available for the 1968 model year in many countries outside of the USA.


    2005-08-07 11:47:37  |  Steven D. writes:

    Car was located in Jasper, Georgia in USA.


    2005-09-26 11:25:34  |  pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 9/26/05
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-E-Type-1968-Jaguar-XKE-Series-1-5-OTC-4-2_W0QQcmd ...
    Current bid, $15,580.48 (Reserve not met), 11 bids, 9 days left in auction. This auction is from Herndon, Virginia, USA.


    2005-10-02 13:12:58  |  Anonymous writes:

    Current bid: US $28,700.00 (Reserve not met)

    The seller lowered the reserve price. Learn more.




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    10-day listing, Ends Oct-05-05 09:53:40 PDT
    Start time: Sep-25-05 09:53:40 PDT
    History: 23 bids (US $100.00 starting bid)
    High bidder: rjcorne1 ( 2 )


    Item location: Herndon, Virginia
    United States
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    Description (revised)

    Item Specifics - Passenger Vehicles
    Jaguar : E-Type
    1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 OTC 4.2

    Miles: 66500 Doors: 2 doors or more
    Transmission: Manual Interior: Black
    Engine: 6 - Cyl. Year: 1968
    Warranty: No VIN Number: 1E8250
    Title: Clear Exterior: Red
    Condition: Used Inspection: Inspected

    Options
    Leather Seats
















    Vehicle Description

    Hello you are bidding on my 1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 Roadster. I purchased this vehicle with the intentions of keeping it for a very long time. Other financial obligations force sale. It was restored roughly 10 years ago. I went completely through it to insure everything was in perfect operating condition at much expense, over $10K. This is a numbers matching excellent example of a 68 Series 1.5. The series 1.5 is very desireable in that it retains the small bumpers and taillights while adding the improved cooling and 4 speed synchro updates. Very desirable red with black leather interior. To much to list about this wonderful E-type, but here is a short list of what I have recently done. No disappointments, this car drives fantastic and is ready to go anywhere. Recent VA state inspection. You are welcome to come and inspect the car or have your mechanic check it out. I will also provide all reciepts and contact information for my Jaguar shop that has been working on these cars for 30 years. Check out my feedback and bid with confidence!

    Maintenance and Upgrades



    Body

    Paint is Excellent with only a few very minor imperfections

    Body panel gap, fit and finish is excellent

    No rust or Sub-frame damage

    Chrome is Excellent and recently polished





    Engine

    Runs very strong, no smoke, and compression checks out.

    Oil pressure in the 50-55 range

    Does not over heat at all

    Rebuilt Both Stromberg Carburetors

    Adjusted Valves

    Adjusted Timing Chain Tension

    New Oil Pan and Gasket Seals to Remove Leak

    New Magnacor Spark Plug Wires 7.5mm

    New NGK Spark Plugs

    New Allison Electronic Ignition

    New 1 Wire GM Alternator Conversion 80 amp

    New Spin on Oil Filter Conversion NAPA Gold 1068

    Radiator Flush and Fill

    New Stainless Oil Feed Line CJ Upgrade

    Engine Decarbonized



    Drive-train

    Transmission shifts very nice

    New Stainless Clutch Line CJ Upgrade

    Tranny Fluid Change MT90

    New Uprated Motor Mounts CJ Upgrade

    Rear End Serviced



    Brakes

    New Stainless Brake Lines CJ Upgrade

    New Willwood Front Brake Calipers CJ Upgrade, Have Originals



    Suspension

    Shocks, Springs, Bushings and Torsion Bars are Excellent.

    Front End Alignment

    New Steering Aluminum Rack Mounts CJ Upgrade

    New Tie Rod Ends and CV Boots

    Lube Chassis and Suspension

    New Front Wheel Bearings

    New Yokohomo Avid T4 205/70/15 Tires and Balanced. Old tires in pictures.

    Dayton Chrome Wheels 6" Wide



    Interior and Body

    New Motolita Leather Steering Wheel 14", have Original

    New Leather Jaguar Shift Knob

    New Stayfast Canvas Soft Top

    New Stayfast Canvas Boot Cover

    New Correct Complete Leather Interior



    Manuals and Literature

    Jaguar Operating, Maintenance and Service Handbook

    Jaguar Service Schedule Chart

    Jaguar E Type Service Manual

    Hayes E-Type 4.2 Series Repair Manual

    Moss Motors Catalog

    XK Unlimited Master Catalog

    Terry's Jaguar Parts Catalog

    Jaguar E-Type Gold Portfolio

    Jaguar 50 Years of Speed

    How to Power Tune XK


    Pictures reference the car nut which is who I purchased the car from. I am not the car nut. Everthing I own and sell is top notch. I am not a jack ass bull****ting dealer. I am a true enthusiast and take real pride in the condition of my vehicles.



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    On Sep-26-05 at 07:29:15 PDT, seller added the following information:

    Exhaust

    I have had a couple of questions about the exhaust system. It is factory stock. The exhaust manifolds are in good condition. The downpipes show some wear. Looks like they caught a bump somewhere down the road and have a small dent. All pipes have standard surface rust. The center mufflers are good, the rear chrome resonators are good but have some very slight pitting. Hangers are all factory correct. System does not leak. I would recommend that anyone purchasing the car get a complete stainless steel exhaust system. XK Unlimited has some good deals going now for a complete exhaust for under $700.00. You do not need to do this, but I am super anal about my cars and would recommend it down the road.



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    On Sep-27-05 at 03:26:46 PDT, seller added the following information:

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    On Sep-28-05 at 15:18:57 PDT, seller added the following information:

    Body

    I had a very knowledgeable bidder come and inspect the vehicle today and he pointed out to me where the left front fender had been repaired at one time. The repair is holding up nicely and it was not serious by any means but I always like to disclose everything.







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    On Oct-01-05 at 09:52:33 PDT, seller added the following information:

    50 NEW PICTURES ADDED TAKEN 10-1-2005 www.scubajkd.com/xke.html !!!





    Current bid: US $28,700.00 (Reserve not met)

    The seller lowered the reserve price. Learn more.




    Get low monthly payments

    Time left: 2 days 23 hours
    10-day listing, Ends Oct-05-05 09:53:40 PDT
    Start time: Sep-25-05 09:53:40 PDT
    History: 23 bids (US $100.00 starting bid)
    High bidder: rjcorne1 ( 2 )


    Item location: Herndon, Virginia
    United States
    Featured Plus! Listing

    Sells to: United States
    Shipping: Buyer responsible for vehicle pick-up or shipping. Vehicle shipping quote is available.
    Shipping and payment details

    Seller information
    scubajkd ( 174)
    Feedback Score: 174
    Positive Feedback: 99.4%
    Member since Aug-23-00 in United States

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    Description (revised)

    Item Specifics - Passenger Vehicles
    Jaguar : E-Type
    1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 OTC 4.2

    Miles: 66500 Doors: 2 doors or more
    Transmission: Manual Interior: Black
    Engine: 6 - Cyl. Year: 1968
    Warranty: No VIN Number: 1E8250
    Title: Clear Exterior: Red
    Condition: Used Inspection: Inspected

    Options
    Leather Seats
















    Vehicle Description

    Hello you are bidding on my 1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 Roadster. I purchased this vehicle with the intentions of keeping it for a very long time. Other financial obligations force sale. It was restored roughly 10 years ago. I went completely through it to insure everything was in perfect operating condition at much expense, over $10K. This is a numbers matching excellent example of a 68 Series 1.5. The series 1.5 is very desireable in that it retains the small bumpers and taillights while adding the improved cooling and 4 speed synchro updates. Very desirable red with black leather interior. To much to list about this wonderful E-type, but here is a short list of what I have recently done. No disappointments, this car drives fantastic and is ready to go anywhere. Recent VA state inspection. You are welcome to come and inspect the car or have your mechanic check it out. I will also provide all reciepts and contact information for my Jaguar shop that has been working on these cars for 30 years. Check out my feedback and bid with confidence!

    Maintenance and Upgrades



    Body

    Paint is Excellent with only a few very minor imperfections

    Body panel gap, fit and finish is excellent

    No rust or Sub-frame damage

    Chrome is Excellent and recently polished





    Engine

    Runs very strong, no smoke, and compression checks out.

    Oil pressure in the 50-55 range

    Does not over heat at all

    Rebuilt Both Stromberg Carburetors

    Adjusted Valves

    Adjusted Timing Chain Tension

    New Oil Pan and Gasket Seals to Remove Leak

    New Magnacor Spark Plug Wires 7.5mm

    New NGK Spark Plugs

    New Allison Electronic Ignition

    New 1 Wire GM Alternator Conversion 80 amp

    New Spin on Oil Filter Conversion NAPA Gold 1068

    Radiator Flush and Fill

    New Stainless Oil Feed Line CJ Upgrade

    Engine Decarbonized



    Drive-train

    Transmission shifts very nice

    New Stainless Clutch Line CJ Upgrade

    Tranny Fluid Change MT90

    New Uprated Motor Mounts CJ Upgrade

    Rear End Serviced



    Brakes

    New Stainless Brake Lines CJ Upgrade

    New Willwood Front Brake Calipers CJ Upgrade, Have Originals



    Suspension

    Shocks, Springs, Bushings and Torsion Bars are Excellent.

    Front End Alignment

    New Steering Aluminum Rack Mounts CJ Upgrade

    New Tie Rod Ends and CV Boots

    Lube Chassis and Suspension

    New Front Wheel Bearings

    New Yokohomo Avid T4 205/70/15 Tires and Balanced. Old tires in pictures.

    Dayton Chrome Wheels 6" Wide



    Interior and Body

    New Motolita Leather Steering Wheel 14", have Original

    New Leather Jaguar Shift Knob

    New Stayfast Canvas Soft Top

    New Stayfast Canvas Boot Cover

    New Correct Complete Leather Interior



    Manuals and Literature

    Jaguar Operating, Maintenance and Service Handbook

    Jaguar Service Schedule Chart

    Jaguar E Type Service Manual

    Hayes E-Type 4.2 Series Repair Manual

    Moss Motors Catalog

    XK Unlimited Master Catalog

    Terry's Jaguar Parts Catalog

    Jaguar E-Type Gold Portfolio

    Jaguar 50 Years of Speed

    How to Power Tune XK


    Pictures reference the car nut which is who I purchased the car from. I am not the car nut. Everthing I own and sell is top notch. I am not a jack ass bull****ting dealer. I am a true enthusiast and take real pride in the condition of my vehicles.



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    On Sep-26-05 at 07:29:15 PDT, seller added the following information:

    Exhaust

    I have had a couple of questions about the exhaust system. It is factory stock. The exhaust manifolds are in good condition. The downpipes show some wear. Looks like they caught a bump somewhere down the road and have a small dent. All pipes have standard surface rust. The center mufflers are good, the rear chrome resonators are good but have some very slight pitting. Hangers are all factory correct. System does not leak. I would recommend that anyone purchasing the car get a complete stainless steel exhaust system. XK Unlimited has some good deals going now for a complete exhaust for under $700.00. You do not need to do this, but I am super anal about my cars and would recommend it down the road.



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    On Sep-27-05 at 03:26:46 PDT, seller added the following information:

    After purchasing, pay instantly with your credit card through PayPal!





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    On Sep-28-05 at 15:18:57 PDT, seller added the following information:

    Body

    I had a very knowledgeable bidder come and inspect the vehicle today and he pointed out to me where the left front fender had been repaired at one time. The repair is holding up nicely and it was not serious by any means but I always like to disclose everything.







    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    On Oct-01-05 at 09:52:33 PDT, seller added the following information:

    50 NEW PICTURES ADDED TAKEN 10-1-2005 www.scubajkd.com/xke.html !!!


    2005-10-02 13:15:31  |  Anonymous writes:

    Question & Answer Answered On

    Q: What was the original color of this car? Is the underneath of the bonnet painted black? Overall condition of undercarriage? Thanks, Adrian
    Sep-26-05
    A: Red was the original color of this car, underneath the bonnet has been undercoated black. The undercarriage was really nasty from an oil pan leak that I repaired. I had it steam cleaned afterwards to remove grime. The undercarriage has been coated for protection and is holding up nicely. Thanks. Bryan



    Q: HI, , I LIVE IN CALIFORNIA. I AM A SERIOUS POTENTIAL BUYER. I HAVE BEEN LOOKING AT SEVERAL E'S. BOTH ON EBAY AND LOCAL. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS IS I WANT SOMETHING I CAN DRIVE DAILY. YOURS IS ONE OF THE MOST APEALING. A VERY GOOD LISTING! DOES IT HAVE AIR COND? WAS THE PAINT JOB DONE 10 YEARS AGO? IS IT THE CLASSIC JAGUAR RED? IT SEEMS TO HAVE A HINT OF ORANGE FROM THE PICTURES? I AM ABLE TO PURCHASE IT OUTRIGHT. BUT I WANTED TO MENTION, I HAVE A VERY NICE 2000 XK8 SILVER CONV. [CLEAR TITLE] THAT COULD BE A TRADE. WOULD YOU CONSIDER ADDING A [BUY IT NOW] TO THE LISTING? CAN I CALL YOU TO DISCUSS? THANKS! TONY
    Sep-26-05
    A: Hello, if you are looking for one in absolutely incredible mechanical condition with all systems gone through and daily driver modifications already made this is the car for you. Paint job is 10 years old and in very good condition. There is no orange in the paint that is lighting. Sorry no trades but I am entertaining offers and am showing the car locally and will sell if the price is right. You can call me anytime and you are welcome to have the car inspected. 571-236-9906. Thanks, Bryan



    Q: What does car need?
    Sep-26-05
    A: Hello the car needs nothing. It is in perfect mechanical condition. I just spent over 10K to make it top notch unlike most of the trash sold on ebay. The only thing I would recommend down the road is an exhaust replacement for a stainless steel system. Which is a fairly standard upgrade to these cars. Thanks. Bryan



    Q: I live near Herndon and would like to take a look before bidding if at all possible. When and where is a good time. thanks
    Sep-26-05
    A: Hello you can call me at 571-236-9906 to schedule a time. I will be happy to show it to you. Thanks. Bryan



    Q: could you please tell me if there is any bondo in this vehicle or is it all original steel?
    Sep-26-05
    A: Hello and thank you for your question. I have found no bondo whatsoever on this car. It has never been wrecked nor has the subframe been damaged. Only thing I have found is where the undercarriage has recieved new coating. Thanks.



    Q: Dear Sir Would it be possible to ask the reserve price of the red Jaguar E-type please? Kind regards Laura Vaughan
    Sep-26-05
    A: Hello Laura I am not going to reveal the reserve price on this auction. However it is going to be listed locally and I will be accepting offers. Thanks. Bryan



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    2005-10-18 03:05:30  |  Charles R. writes:

    Purchased car on ebay for $39K and had transported to Clear Lake Shores, Texas due to arrive on 10-19-05


    2005-11-04 11:48:57  |  Charles R writes:

    Car arrived and looks very good and drives good. Had to do a little work but overall in very good condition.


    2005-11-10 02:17:53  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Picture at car show Nov 5


    2005-11-12 00:30:34  |  Roger writes:

    Charles, congratulations, looks very nice.


    2006-08-07 02:59:32  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Work done to car since purchase
    Replaced mud shields under bonnet. Replaced fuel filter and air filter with K&N filter . Addeed foam seal on radiator top. Replaced grille motif bar and motif with new part. Installed new CD radio and new speakers . Replased defective tackometer and speedometer cable and angle drive.Replaced dead clock with new Quartz clock. installed new bumper trim. Installed new sunvisors. Replaced windshield wipers. Replace gaskets in fuel tank to stop seepage when ful and replaced fuel cap with correct cap.


    2006-09-13 02:28:07  |  Charles Russell writes:

    I like the Moto Lita steering wheel but I have restored the original steering wheel to replace it for showing the car since points are deducted for the aftermarket wheel Ive also replaced the brake level switches with new ones that work and replaced the old wiper arms and blades


    2006-09-24 23:17:50  |  Charles Russell writes:

    new photos


    2006-09-24 23:47:56  |  Roger writes:

    What year and model is your Triumph, Charles? Bonneville, TR6?


    2006-09-25 21:37:43  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Triumph is a 68 Bonneville


    2007-10-24 00:01:36  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Car went in for restoration 5 months ago and received the following
    Replaced rusted footwells
    Treated inside of rockerpanels with POR15
    Treated the inside, inside drive tunnel, trunk and underside of car with POR15
    Installed coolmat insulationand sound deadening inside vehicle
    Installed heatmaster heatshiels above muffllers
    Painted entire vehicle signal red and clear topcoat
    installed new master switch panel and new padding on radio console
    Instaaled new taillight assemblies
    installed new padding in seats and Installed new black leather interior and new carpets
    Installed new maniflods and new stainless steel exhaust system
    Will post new pictures as soon as vehicle is finished


    2007-10-29 20:19:35  |  Charles Russell writes:

    New pictures after restoration


    2007-10-30 23:27:41  |  Charles Russell writes:

    pictures of car after rebuild


    2008-05-08 00:00:50  |  Charles Russell writes:

    car received 2n place in XKE open class at 2008 Wheels and Keels Concourse at Lakewoos Yacht Club in Seabrook Texas


    2009-03-30 15:26:31  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Made Changes to fuel system


    2009-05-23 22:51:22  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Replaced defective brake booster with new booster and replaced all vacium lines with new lines and flushed old brake fluid and replaced with BLUE fluid. Replaced rear brake pads.


    2009-07-29 23:58:46  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Car still running great and looking good. Replaced the trunk lid springs today and cleaned and greased the hinges.


    2010-03-25 21:54:34  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Replaced under dash panels with new cardboard panels. Car placed in driven class in JCOH Concourse last October in Sugarland, Texas.


    2010-07-27 22:58:13  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Went for a drive and the clutch slave cylinder went out so replace it with a new stainless cylinder. While I had the car up on stands I removed the radiator and reeplace the rubber donuts under the radiator and streighteded the radiator mount where someone had tried to jack the car and bent it. Then replaced all the hoses with new hoses.


    2011-02-12 22:15:00  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Car still A1 turnin heads


    2011-03-05 23:07:50  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Made a few improvements in the car over the last week. Installed a real oil pressure guage and plumbed it to the oil filter housing and at the same time added a Holley oil pressure switch to cut off the Mallory fuel pump below 5psi. Rewired the heater motor for correct rotation and refurbished the heater box and installed a new shift boot .


    2011-10-09 02:47:50  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Owned it for six years now and stil love driving it.


    2012-04-20 23:13:08  |  Anonymous writes:

    Installed Lucas PL700 headlghts. Still driving it on weekends and love it


    2014-06-02 23:16:46  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Car still looks good and drives good


    2017-06-19 14:55:56  |  Charles Russell writes:

    Tack quit working so sent it off to Nesanger and had it upgraded to modern workings to make it compatable with electronic ignition. I also replaced the defroster venting while the dash was off.


    2017-07-09 12:23:50  |  Charles Russell writes:

    took her out to a drive in car show for her
    49th birthday


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