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 885917 30 April 1962
 V2386 Endwell
 E134199J50 New York
 10 April 1962 United States
 1962 Dark Blue
 2010 Black
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Record Creation: Entered on 11 January 2003.

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2003-01-11 18:24:40 | Frank Filangeri writes:

For Sale on Ebay 1/03

2003-05-21 18:48:00 | Anonymous writes:

Also listed here:

1962 Jaguar XKE Series 1 3.8 FHC
A project car that is a good candidate for restoration. Our XKE Series 1 3.8 coupe is not currently running, and has only 1,090 miles showing.

Restoration project: A numbers matching California car that has 265 factory base hp turning engine, and covered headlights. The vehicle is not currently running

Performance.........3.8 DOHC in-line 6, 3 SU carbs
Transmission........4 speed manual
Suspension..........independent front and rear wire
Color...................opalescent maroon/ black
Miles...................1,090 showing
ID Number............885917
Body# V2386
Engine# R5075-9
Gearbox# E134199J50

2010-02-19 00:37:13 | pauls writes:

Car still at Classic Showcase

Currently under restoration... The early XKE cars have become highly regarded collectible cars because of the purity of their design and power engineering. Engine 3.8 DOHC in-line 6, 3 SU carbs Transmission 4 Speed Manual Suspension Independent front and rear Color Jaguar Dark Blue/Beige Interior Wheels Chrome Wire Miles 1,090 Showing Body # V2386 Engine # R5075-9 Gearbox # E134199J50 VIN # 885917 Stock # J62-917

2010-06-04 07:13:52 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 6/4/10 ...
Current bid $2,550 reserve not met, 2 bids 6 days left in auction.

Sellers description:
All components and systems have been rebuilt or replaced in this very special numbers matching early Jaguar. No expense or detail was spared in this correct and proper Show level restoration to the highest standards. The craftsmanship is superb as well as the fit. Perfection was our goal in restoring this original coupe. During the restoration process the body was stripped to bare metal, rotisserie restored with all body parts metal worked, fitted to the body, primered, sealed and painted base coat and clear coat, color sanded and buffed to a magnificent finish. All parts were painted individually and chrome was fitted to the car in bare metal. The 3.8 engine was rebuilt to factory specifications matching and calibrated with new pistons, bearings, seals, timing chain, head completely rebuilt including new valves and guides, rebuilt carburetors, new clutch system, all new hydraulic system, new brake system lines and hoses, drive shaft balanced, new shocks, all other parts refinished in its correct finish, new suspension, new wire harness, gas tank restored and epoxy sealed, rebuilt fuel pump, all electrical components, gauges, knobs, switches rebuilt, rescreened or replaced, hardware has been black oxide coated to factory specifications, all correct Cheney clamps installed, new correct aluminum panel on the console, seat frames restored, replaced stone guards, new triplex windshield and door glass, new drip panels, new exhaust system, rear end completely rebuilt as well as the transmission. Also received new rubber, seals, grommets and gaskets, trim and bright work replaced or re-plated. Our upholstery department craftsman custom made and custom fit an all new proper interior including carpet, panels, dash, headliner and seats all redone in its proper materials. A lot of time spent on detail and quality throughout this restoration process. This freshly restored example has less than 100 miles since its completion and the time was taken to properly sort the car out. This is one of the finest examples in the world for sale. The fit, attention to detail and craftsmanship is to its highest level. This is a candidate for all future Concourses. A DVD of the restoration process accompanies this car.

2010-06-15 07:07:46 | pauls writes:

Car returns to ebay 6/15/10 ...
Opening bid $110,000 reserve not met, no bids yet 3 days left in auction.

Previous auction ended at $36,100 reserve not met after 15 bids.

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