1961 Jaguar E-Type Convertible 3.8L series ISOLD
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--Silver with Black leather interior and Black top, Restored, 4-speed Moss gearbox and Chrome wire wheels.

This particular E-Type is an early manufacture left hand drive example featuring flat floors and welded bonnet louvers. Chassis # 875947 was restored approximately 15 years ago and remains in wonderful and serviced condition throughout.

Chassis # 875947, Engine # R2336-9, Gearbox # EB 603 JS, Body # R2214, this E-type shows mileage of 54,335, although possibly original, it cannot be confirmed.

The original colors on this car were Old English White over Red, it is the 947th LHD Open Two Seater and was built in late October of 1961. It's an early build car with matching numbers.

Exterior: Paint is in good to very good condition and has been treated to Griots' products as often as possible in its previous ownership. All chrome is in very good condition and fits properly. The top is also to original specification (canvas) in good condition, it is fitted with the original boot cover as well as a new canvas Toneau cover.

Interior: The interior is correct with recent rebuilds of the central tunnel & console detailing. The black leather have beautifully patina'd black leather.

Mechanically: The engine runs very well with great oil pressure at both speed and idle. It has been fitted with new O.E. manifolds (yes, the porcelain has already cracked) and features a stainless steel exhaust system. It's been recently fitted with a spin on oil filter for improved flow & filtration (all original parts have been saved). Lastly, a Pertronix coil and distributor have been installed. The Transmission is the original Moss 4 speed and works very well. The clutch is working properly has been fitted with rebuilt master & slave cylinders. At the same time, the slave hose was replaced with a braided unit. The radiator is a CoolCat replica of the finned aluminum Marston radiator and a new multi-blade fan in place of the original. Upon updating, all coolant hoses were replaced with kevlar but retained the original Jubilee clamps, the expansion tank was refinished as was the standoff bracket. The suspension has been gone through and is fitted with new Spax adjustable shocks, torsion bars & adjustable reaction plate. Brakes have been serviced and safety wired.

This E-Type Roadster is for the enthusiast who requires not only a beautiful looking E-type but a proper driving example as well.

Reference Number 54791

as of 10/14/2009

Overview
Car 1961 Jaguar E-Type Convertible 3.8L series I
Exterior / Interior Color Silver / Black 
Configuration Left Hand Drive (LHD) 
Transmission Manual Shift 
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