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1E78040

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Record Creation: Entered on 19 September 2003.

 

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2007-04-03 12:55:48 | XKE Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Car Condition was added: Awaiting rest.
  • Current City was changed from CHERRY HILL to Mays Landing
  • Last Seen was changed from 2003 to 2007
  • 2007-04-19 14:09:03 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Body Number was added: 4E50231
  • Engine Number was added: 7E54240-9
  • Gearbox Number was added: EJS16159
  • Car Condition was changed from Awaiting rest. to Nice driver
  • Replacement Engine was added: original
  • Current City was changed from Mays Landing to Douglassville
  • Current State was changed from New Jersey to PA
  • 2009-02-01 15:04:09 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Factory Paint Color was added: opalescent silver blue
  • Factory Interior Color was added: dark blue
  • Original Distributor was added: Jaguar Cars, NY
  • Original Owner City was added: H. Covert
  • Original Owner State was added: FL
  • Original Owner Country was added: United States
  • Notes From Heritage Record was added: Heritage # 28079
  • Factory Dispatch Year was added: 1968
  • Factory Dispatch Month was added: 02
  • Factory Dispatch Day was added: 22
  • Factory Build Year was added: 1968
  • Factory Build Month was added: 02
  • Factory Build Day was added: 08
  • 2017-10-13 23:08:07 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Car Condition was changed from Nice driver to Work in progress
  • Current Color was changed from white to opalescent silver blue
  • Current Interior was changed from red to dark blue
  • Last Seen was changed from 2007 to 2017
  • Heritage Notes

    Heritage # 28079

    Owner: David Lima

    Rescued from dreaded previous owners in 2007, took it off the road in 2010 and is now 4 years into a ground-up restoration.

    (email)

    Updated October 20th, 2014. Not legal proof of ownership.

    Photos of 1E78040

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    Exterior Photos (11)

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    Interior Photos (6)

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    Details Photos: Exterior (1)

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    Detail Photos: Engine (6)

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    2003-09-19 11:16:55 | Steven D. writes:

    Car listed on EBay:

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    Description: Jaguar : XKE
    JAGUAR XKE 2+2 4.2 LITER WITH FACTORY AIR

    Miles: 48189 Doors: 2 doors
    Transmission: Manual Interior: Red
    Engine: 6 - Cyl. Year: 1968
    VIN Number: 1E78040 Exterior: White

    Options: Air Conditioning

    Vehicle Description: THIS IS A NICE LOW MILEAGE 2+2 WITH FACTORY AIR AND A REAL NICE DRIVER. VERY POWERFUL 4.2 LITRE ENGINE WITH A NINE TO ONE COMPRESSION RATIO. THE FLOORS, ROCKERS, TAILGATE, FRAME AND UNDERBELLY SEEM TO BE ORIGINAL AND VERY SOLID. NO SIGNS OF ANY WELDING.

    Vehicle Condition: A GOOD DRIVER, VERY POWERFUL AND RUNS WELL IN ALL GEARS.THE BUMBERS ARE OUT GETTING RE PLATED AND WILL BE BACK IN A COUPLE DAYS.(THIS COST ALMOST $ 1,000.) THE DOWN SIDE,THERE IS BONDO ON THE HOOD AROUND WHERE THE BUMBERS ATTACH AND A LITTLE LEFT REAR FENDER. THE RADIO SPEAKERS ARE MISSING AND THE A/C DOES NOT WORK.

    2007-04-03 10:36:02 | pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 4/3/07
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    Current bid $6,766, reserve not met, 6 bids, 3 days left in auction. Buy it now price $12k. Car now said to be loacted in Mays Landing, New Jersey.

    Sellers description:
    good clean project runs but needs carb sork/ adjustment lots of power Ive got too many projects one must go. all it needs is tlc and a bath, garage kept. excellent chrome

    2007-05-10 09:17:02 | David Lima writes:

    Rescued from the DPO, this (as with any British car) is becomming a labour of love!

    2009-02-01 13:15:28 | David E. Lima writes:

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