Work continues on refurbishing parts for our 1972 Jaguar E-Type. The handbrake lever has been stripped, polished and rebuilt. The pedal box has also been cleaned up and is now ready for refit. We have also now fitted up the bonnet catch which holds the bonnet and also the fuel filler cover.
1972 Jaguar E-Type Series 3
The boot area of our 1972 Jaguar E-Type has now been cleaned up and fitting with a new Tetrosyl sound deadening layer. Not only does this tidy up the area but also acts as a sound barrier to cut down the noise level inside the car. making for a more pleasurable driving experience. Tetra Pad […]
Whilst cleaning up and refurbishing our 1972 Jaguar E-Type’s dash we discover, tucked neatly behind the dash, a rusty key. We have no idea what the key is for but what a fantastic hiding place. Brian has now stripped and cleaned the dash surround ready for the newly refurbished dials to be refitted.
It’s not always about re-inventing the wheel. When it comes to full re-trims sometimes we have no options but to re-produce the interior from scratch. Either the patterns are not readily available or the colour options that we intend on using are not standard. Other times however, full interior kits are available to purchase and […]
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.
We have now stripped our Jaguar E-Type heater box of all of its individual components. Parts of this will have to be purchased new due to how badly corroded they have become. Once the new parts are in we can then look to rebuild the box and store away ready for refit.
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, […]
More parts are being stripped, dismantled, cleaned and polished for our 1972 Jaguar E-Type. Here we have the light surround getting the full clean treatment. Over the coming weeks we will hopefully have all loose components cleaned and repainted and in storage ready for the rebuild to commence. The light clusters have been completely […]
From a far, the paintwork on our 1972 Jaguar E-Type looks lovely. The light blue finish is striking but upon closer inspection there are a lot of imperfections that we knew we needed to address. The car was painted approximately 10 years ago but unfortunately it looks as though the car may have been repaired […]
As you can see, the ashtray is in desperate need of some TLC. A restoration of the ashtray is a necessity with this one. Brian is busy stripping down, clean and getting ready to apply the crinkle finish paint. And here is the end result, after a few hours of hard work.