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Record Creation: Entered on 23 November 2020.

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Exterior Photos (5)

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Uploaded February 2018:

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Detail Photos: Interior (1)

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Detail Photos: Engine (1)

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Restoration Photos: Stripdown (1)

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Restoration Photos: Paint (2)

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2004-02-01 18:44:03 | Lofty writes:

Car was purchased in Arizona 15 years ago. Completely disassembled and stripped in alkaline tank. Rust free body primed and hung from ceiling of garage where it remains to this day...retirement project...

2006-07-08 20:01:37 | neil litchfield writes:

I was looking for any information on my car that I am restoring (889465) your car is the nearest number I could find. The car was first reg. in California early 1964 (J64) and I purchased the car in Australia from the importers about 4 years ago.
The car had many parts missing but It is almost fully restored now.
One of the missing items is the hatch latch cover. I have seen the covers that go down to and over the wheel arch, is this the type of cover your car has ( none of the books metion these covers)

Look forward to hearing from you
Neil Litchfield (Australia)

2009-01-25 13:48:43 | Anonymous writes:

Car was lowered to the floor after 23 years hanging from the ceiling. Restoration begins...

2011-03-29 20:46:52 | Lofty writes:

This car was disassembled in 1983 and the bare chassis was suspended from garage ceiling for some 25 years. Restoration restarted in 2009. Chassis is currently (3/28/20011) in paint shop after bare metal rotisserie restoration. Final drive changed from 3.54 to 3.07. Close ratio gearbox will replace Moss unit. Estimated completion May, 2012.

2018-02-05 15:13:15 | Lofty writes:

Restoration will be complete by Spring of 2018 if it kills me.

2020-11-23 06:52:03 | pauls writes:

Car now for sale at:

forums.jag-lovers.com/t/1964-e-type-fhc/397832

Seller's description:

Originally titled in California. 65,000 miles at start of rebuild in 2007. Approximately 600 since completion in 2017. OP Gunmetal/beige interior (OSJI). Bare metal respray with epoxy primer coat followed by RM Diamont finish. Complete engine rebuild including tappet sleeve hold downs and valve guide seals on new intake and exhaust valves. Telfon front crank seal, Terry’s rear lip seal. Reduction gear starter. All chrome re-plated. Cad plating as original. Suspension rebuild front and rear. Sleeved brake calipers. Jet hot coated entire exhaust system. Heat and noise barrier materials. New windshield. Air conditioning kit. Coolcat fan. Electronic ignition, alternator with easily reversed electrical system upgrades (new wiring diagram). LED dash lighting. New 6x15 center laced wheels. EJ transmission. 3.07 gear set. Driver’s seat discretely modified for tall driver. A few chrome pieces were left off by owner preference (included with sale). All original left overs included…starter, generator, Moss gearbox, steering wheel, original wire wheels, etc. Hundreds of restoration photos available. Carefully built to JCNA standards with exceptions for driver comfort and reliability. No corners cut and no expense spared.

Asking price: $120,000 (Hagerty lists a #2 S1 FHC at $147,000).

Location: DFW area

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