White Etype Restoration

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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

1967 Etype 2+2: Repair of Slop in the Door Latch

After painting, new glass, re-chrome of the frames, and new gaskets, it was time to hang the driver and passenger side door. I discussed some aspects of the hanging the doors here. But recently, it became apparant that I was not going to be able to get the doors to latch properly with a reasonable … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – Spring 2020 Progress Report

It has been a while since I have posted about the Restoration 2.0 of my 1967 Etype 2+2. What progress has there been, you might ask? Not much! In my defense, I have made some wonderful progress on our house. Right after the Christmas holidays, we had a wonderful craftsman come in and repaint all … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2- Winter 2020 Progress Report

I’m getting closer to being done but oh that last 10% is so hard to complete. Here are some things that have been completed since my last update.  I decided to get the engine running and things completed in the engine compartment as much as possible. When I added a small amount of fuel to … Continue reading

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