White Etype Restoration

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My Thoughts on the Bring A Trailer Sales Experience

If you have been following this blog, you know that I recently listed and sold my 1967 E-Type Series 1 2+2 on BAT. I thought I would relate my sales experience. All in all, I would give BAT an 8 out of 10. Without a doubt, the stongest plus to using BAT to sell your … Continue reading

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 2+2 For Sale on BAT- Sold!

Listed For Sale is my 1967 Jaguar E-Type 2+2. I have owned this car for over 20 years. It’s history under my ownership is extensively documented on my website, http://www.newhillgarage.com. Specific links are provided below. Here are some highlights and interesting details. The Jaguar E-Type, also known as the XK-E, was introduced in 1961, as … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – Prepping for Sale

My 1967 Etype 2+2 is currently in the process of being listed for sale on the Bring A Trailer website. I will be posting a more complete discussion of that sale shortly but in the meantime, here is an update on some prep items I have completed. I have been driving the car quite a … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – Another Photo Session

My gifted son-in-law the photographer is at it again. Enjoy!

1967 Etype 2+2 – Road Testing

You may have noticed that most of my blog posts have concerned the current restoration of my 1963 FHC. That is certainly where my efforts have been made recently. Going back at bit, the 2nd restoration of my 1967 Etype 2+2 was finished in the summer of 2020. I had wanted to show the car … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – First in Class!

It has been a while since I have had anything “post worthy” regarding my 1967 Etype 2+2. But now the big news is that she won First in Class at a recent concours. Details? I ‘m glad you asked. I had originally planned to campaign this car in JCNA concour events, right after I finished … Continue reading

Windscreen and Hatch Glass Chrome Trim Installation

I just finished getting the hatch trim installed in my 1967 2+2, after literally years of frustration. Hopefully this post will give others some tips on how to do it. First, if the pieces dry fit as poorly as shown above, I don’t think you can force them to work. The original upper piece that … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – Photo Session

The 67 Etype 2+2 Restoration 2.0 is basically done, with the remaining issues basically the result of road test niggles. My son-in-law, Andy, was quarantined with us for several months. He is a gifted photographer with a MS in Fine Arts. I asked him to take some photos of the car. We discussed venues and … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – Factory Tool Roll and Jack

Last summer, at the Carolina Jaguar Club concours, I ran into a fellow, Brad Merlie, who informed me that he was marketing a stash of new old stock Jaguar parts. One thing that caught my interest was that he said he had some, but not all, of the items that made up the Tool Roll.  … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2: Quick June Update

A quick update on the 1967 Etype 2+2 re-restoration. The really good news is that the re-restoration is virtually done. The only thing left on my punchlist is to install a replacement windscreen. This was a disappointing turn of events in that I obtained a replacement Pilkington windscreen from the UK via SNG Barrett. After … Continue reading

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