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Some Assembly Required – Part 4

When I left off in Part 3, we talked about establishing your restoration goals and performing an evaluation on the car you’re considering for restoration. Now, let’s take a look at my 1963 E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) project and see how that went. As I have mentioned in previous articles, this car came as … Continue reading

Some Assembly Required – Part 3

When I left off in Part 2, I had placed my 1963 Fixed Head Coupe (FHC), which was mainly in boxes, way down on my personal To Do list. This was not because I didn’t want to work on the car but more because I was totally covered up with work and family responsibilities. I … Continue reading

Some Assembly Required – Part 2

When I left off in Part 1, I had just made an appointment to view a 1963 Jaguar E-Type FHC for my potential purchase. The owner was a busy executive in a firm in Charlotte that I understand did a lot of hospital design. He gave me directions to an address north of the Charlotte … Continue reading

Some Assembly Required – Part 1

This story begins many years ago. And, with fits and starts, will continue to the present. It is the story of the decline and restoration of a car. A rather beautiful car. A Jaguar E-type. The Jaguar E-Type was revealed to the public at the Geneva Auto Salon in spring of 1961. It was a … Continue reading

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