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2006-08-13 15:05:46  |  XKE Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Current City was changed from Atlanta to Costa Mesa
  • Current State was changed from Georgia to California
  • Last Seen was changed from 2005 to 2006

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    2005-10-04 18:58:13  |  pauls writes:

    Car offered for sale at:
    www.thecarnut.com/Jag63Red.html

    Sellers description:
    1963 Jaguar E-type Roadster
    VIN: 879344
    Engine: RA1868-9
    Body: R6058
    Gearbox: EB10026JS

    This rust free and restored series 1 3.8 liter XKE roadster was delivered on May 18, 1963 to a gentleman in Los Angeles. The car has spent all its life in
    California until very recently when the third owner moved from Los Angeles to Utah. This is a matching number car and a Jaguar Heritage Certificate is
    included with the purchase.

    The car recently went through a comprehensive mechanical restoration of the engine, cooling system, gearbox, brakes and suspension at a cost which
    exceeded $23,000. The work was done by XKs Unlimited in San Luis Obispo, CA, a well known Jaguar restoration shop and parts supplier. Included are
    photos and a ton of receipts document the mechanical restoration. The engine only has approximately 250 miles since the rebuilt and is very strong.

    I am currently detailing the car and will be posting additional photos when completed.

    Price: $48,900


    2005-11-03 19:24:34  |  Anonymous writes:

    This rust free and restored series 1 3.8 liter XKE roadster was delivered on May 18, 1963 to a gentleman in Los Angeles. The car has spent all its life in
    California until very recently when the third owner moved from Los Angeles to Utah. This is a matching number car and a Jaguar Heritage Certificate is
    included with the purchase.

    The car recently went through a comprehensive mechanical restoration of the engine, cooling system, gearbox, and brakes at a cost of over $23,000. The
    work was done by XKs Unlimited in San Luis Obispo, CA, a well known Jaguar restoration shop and parts supplier. Included are photos and a ton of
    receipts documenting the mechanical restoration. The engine only has approximately 250 miles since the rebuilt and is very strong. When the engine was
    rebuilt XKs Unlimited found that the head had never been removed, which would indicate the 63K miles shown on the odometer are accurate. In addition
    there are other receipts for items such as the rebuilding of the front end suspension ($3500) ... just look at the engine bay photos as they speak for
    themselves!

    The paint and interior were restored about 10 years old and still look very good. According to the Heritage Certificate this car was originally silver blue. The
    color conversion was extensive as you will find red in the trunk floor, around the engine, on the floors and even behind the instrument panel. There is one
    small area on the right rear of the bonnet which the paint has been hand re-touched. Looks like someone may have left a tool and then closed the bonnet
    chipping the paint, it is hardly noticeable. Other than that there are no dents or scratches .... I would say the paint is about an 8 of out 10. Door, bonnet and
    trunk lid gaps are all very good. The chrome is excellent, including a new set of wire wheels with stainless spokes and new knock offs. Interior is very nice
    with no tears or rips on the leather; seats show very little wear. The cloth soft top is in excellent condition with a clear back plastic This is an early car with
    the aluminum dash console, which I really like.

    Car comes with owner's manual, knock off hammer, jack and bag, and lubrication chart .... plus a TON of receipts documenting maintenance and restoration
    work done.

    Finding a straight and rust free early 3.8 liter e-type is not easy as so many of these cars have rusted away. This, being a southern California car all of its life,
    has avoided the dreaded "rust bug". Overall this is a strong #2 condition car, ready to be driven and taken to Jaguar shows.

    Price: $59,000


    2005-11-18 07:40:47  |  pauls writes:

    Ebay item 11/18/05
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-E-Type-1963-E-type-XKE-roadster-documented-restor ...
    Opening bid $1,963.00 (Reserve not met) , no bids yet, 9 days left in auction. Seller is same as above, located in Atlanta, Georgia.


    2006-08-13 08:01:26  |  pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 8/13/06
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-E-Type-Roadster-1963-Jaguar-XKE-Roadster_W0QQitem ...
    Current bid $4,550 reserve not met, 7 bids, 9 days left in auction. Car now located in Costa Mesa, California.

    Sellers description:
    Year: 1963
    Make: Jaguar
    Model: XKE Roadster
    VIN: 879344
    Engine: 3.8-liter
    Mileage: 63,304 miles
    Color: Red/Black
    Description:
    Early XKE Roadster, 3.8-liter, matching numbers, paper work & history, Heritage Certificate, original California delivery, over $45,000 spent in the last 3,000 miles, engine rebuild by XK Unlimited (400 miles ago documented with receipts and photos). Mechanically superb, excellent body with nice correct interior, very dry rust free example, original tool kit, jack, hammer, books and records.


    2006-09-23 07:33:29  |  pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 9/23/06
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-1963-JAGUAR-XKE-CONVERTIBLE-LOW-RESERVE_W0QQitemZ ...
    Current bid $1,000 reserve not met, no bids yet, 3 days left in auction. Sellers location Antelope, California. 63k miles.

    Previous auction ended at $45,101 reserve not met after 23 bids.


    2006-10-07 08:58:51  |  pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 10/7/06
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-E-Type-Roadster-1963-Jaguar-XKE-Roadster_W0QQitem ...
    Current bid $20,100 reserve not met, 5 bids, 9 days left in auction.

    Previous auction was removed. Car said to be located back in Costa Mesa, CA. Perhaps the previous auction,based in Antelope, CA was a scam.


    2007-04-17 18:27:20  |  pauls writes:

    Car now offered at:
    www.chequeredflag.com/detail-1963-jaguar-e_type-roadster-1453629.html
    Marina Del Rey, California. Asking price $59.5k.


    2007-08-25 21:15:27  |  Anonymous writes:

    Car returns to ebay 08/21/07.... cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1963-JAGUAR-XKE_W0QQitemZ330158312604QQihZ014QQcategoryZ .....

    Vehicle Description

    1963 JAGUAR XKE, EARLY XKE ROADSTER, 3.8-LITER, MATCHING NUMBERS, PAPER WORK & HISTORY, HERITAGE CERTIFICATE, ORIGINAL ENGINE REBUILD BY XK UNLIMITED . MECHANICALLY SUPERB, EXCELLENT BODY WITH NICE CORRECT INTERIOR, VERY DRY RUST FREE EXAMPLE, ORIGINAL TOOL KIT, JACK, HAMMER, BOOKS AND RECORDS.
    THE CAR IS IN EXCELLENT IN AND OUT CONDITION, NO WREKS, SCRATCHES, DINGS WHATSOEVER. I USED TO BABY IT AND I STILL DO VERY OFTEN. SERVICED REGULARLY - AT ALMOST EVERY 3-4 MONTHS

    Location Sebastopol, CA, United States


    2007-08-25 21:37:08  |  Anonymous writes:

    Car also listed at .....www.chequeredflag.com/detail-1963-jaguar-e_type-roadster-1453629.html....Also listed on ebay..Starting Bid $40 000 BUY IT NOW $63 500.. 0 BIDS......lOCATION MDR,CA UNITED STATES


    2014-09-08 22:32:46  |  Steve writes:

    Hello. I have 9343 - one car earlier built on the same day. Yours is a very nice car!

    Steve


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