We are delighted with the ‘snug’ fit of our 1957 Jensen 541R bodyshell. Having spent some time perfecting the fibreglass shape and removing all signs of the years of cracking and wear within the moulding, the body shell is now ready for re-fit. We are yet to secure the body shell to the chassis but […]
1957 Jensen 541R
The fibreglass bodyshell of our 1957 Jensen 541R arrived to us in a pretty sorry state, covered entirely in miniature cracks and blisters that have developed over time. Repairing the fibreglass body is quite a time consuming task but one that is a necessity in ensuring the finest results with the restoration. Any imperfections at […]
More chrome and brightwork heading over to Tony at Wyatt Polishing for a re-chrome and polish. In our collection today we have parts for our Jensen 541R, Jaguar E-Type and TVR Griffith.
Acrylic 2K mix anti corrosive direct to metal (DTM) paint is a high performance two pack compliant coating consisting of an acrylic modified pigmented base coupled with an isocyanate polymer based hardener. It provides a tough and durable mirror-like gloss finish with excellent chemical and solvent resistance. Designed for the coating of commercial vehicles, trailers, chassis, military, […]
Established in 1991, Coopercraft very quickly earned an excellent reputation for restoring and maintaining classic cars, in particular Jaguars. In the mid 1990′s, with his life long passion and expertise for all things Jaguar, including preparing and racing his Jaguar 420 with great success, Peter Cooper was conscious that the braking performance of these classics […]
We are progressing very well with our 1957 Jensen 541R’s Corvette engine as we dial in the camshaft. Our engine is having an up rated camshaft fitted so Ady is currently working on rebuilding with the new upgraded specifications. Here we are adjusting the valve timing.
Ady is now reassembling the V8 Corvette engine to be fitted into our 1957 Jensen 541R (chassis #328). The block has been refaced, the bores have been honed and we have fitted new pistons with piston rings. Now the engine has been painted we can continue on with the re-assembly.
Our brand new fuel tank pickups have arrived this morning from Chris and the guys at Four Ashes Garage. Because of the rarity and complexity in the fuel tank pickups, our old units have been returned to Chris for a future rebuild. Who are Four Ashes Garage They are a family owned leading independent Aston […]
Our 1960 Jensen 541R (#328) will have ungraded and improved con rod bolts, supplied to us by ARP Automotive Racing Products, California. We are now in the process of resizing the big ends on the con rods to give the smooth finish required. This task will be completed by tomorrow and ready to be fitted.
Both of our Jensen 541R chassis’ have now been painted in POR15 Top Coat Chassis Coat Black. In the new year we will be able to start work on reassembling the chassis’, to get them back on their wheels. POR15 Top Coat in Chassis Black (was Chassis Coat Black) is a direct to metal coating designed […]
The dials that arrived in our Jensen 328 were not correct and the customer wished to have them changed for this set. These will now make their way to Speedy Cables to join the many other sets of ours they currently have to be fully stripped down and rebuilt.
Here we have a set of radiators all ready for the trip over to Sheldrake & Wells in Ipswich for their complete overhaul. In amongst the collection we have the radiators from our 1957 Jensen 541R and 1960 Jensen 541R.