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2007-07-21 07:55:32 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 7/21/07
cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-E-Type-Series-One-1962-XKE-Series-One-Flat-Floor- ...
Current bid $22,094, no reserve, 12 bids, 9 days left in auction.

Sellers description:
This 1962 E-type was my Dads pride and joy. He purchased it 1982. Previous history is unknown. When he passed away it came to me. I have cherished and maintained it well, but I am now putting it up for auction because of other interests. I will describe as best I can: It is a series I with flat floors and covered headlights, 3.8 litre open two seater. It has 70,700 actual miles. I have been told that it is the 524th ots built. I can see from peeling red paint on the subframe and trunk floor that the original color was indigo (dark blue). It has matching #s. Car# 875524. Body# R1684. Engine# R1662-9 (block AND head. 9/1 compression ratio). Gear box# EB833JS. I was not able to verify gear box #, but I'm sure that it must be the original. The interior has been completely restored to original spec. with new door panels, dash pad, carpeting, vinyl behind the seats and leather seat upholstery. The top was replaced as well along with all the door seals. The Trunk got new wood floor panels and a new carpet. All instruments, gauges and switches function perfectly with the exception of the clock. The emergency brake works. The AM radio works. The original cigar lighter works. The factory original steering wheel is very nice. The windows roll up and down with no problem. The top mechanism works fine. The original tonneau cover is in good condition. A custom fit car dust cover will be included. At 65,000 miles the IRS assembly was removed and completely rebuilt with all new bearings and seals. The differential pinion and output shaft seals were replaced. The rear brake calipers were replaced with stainless steel sleeved units. The rotors and pads were replaced as well. The wheel camber angle was set to factory spec. The front pads and hoses were replaced and the rotors turned. Around the same time all 5 wheels were sent to The Dayton Wheel Co. to be rebuilt/rechromed. They have been coated with Dupont clear Imron. The tires (5) are 185 SR 15 Vredesten (made in Holland) "Sprint ST" with 85-90% tread left. At 68,200 miles the engine got a major tune-up. The valves were adjusted, cam chain tension set, new plug wires, cap, rotor and Bosch platinum plugs. The points and condensor were eliminated and replaced with a Pertronics solid state unit. The Carburetors were adjusted and synchronized. The in-tank fuel pump (unreliable) was bypassed and a solid state pump installed. The engine runs and sounds great. The exhaust note through the factory system is sweet music. Nothing else sounds like a Jaguar XK engine! The oil pressure at hot idle (70deg C) is 20 lbs. and is 40 lbs. at 2000 RPM hot. The engine does not overheat and uses only a qt. of oil in 1200-1500 miles. The expansion tank has been replaced with a brass unit. All the coolant hoses are relatively new. While the car was on the lift for pictures, I could see signs that the transmission front seal has been weeping oil. Although this car looks awesome from 20 feet away, the paint job is rather poor. There are some small blisters in the paint on the outside bottom edge of the doors. There are a couple of dents in the nose and one on the trunk lid. The left rear bumper and all 4 over riders are dented. The floors, wheel openings and trunk floor all look good. The sills/jacking points are weak. The undercarriage is dirty, There are wiper scuffs on the windshield. There is no key for the doors. The clutch judders a little in reverse. The windshield washer pump stopped working probably from disuse. In the past 25 years this Jaguar has not been hot-rodded, driven hard or abused. I would not hesitate to drive it anywhere. It is totally reliable. I believe it deserves a body and paint restoration to the original color, but that's up to the new owner. MY RESERVE PRICE IS LOW BUT PLEASE DON'T ASK. I have the clear Ohio title in my name.

2007-07-22 11:59:57 | ernst writes:

this car seems to have a few originality issues. what do you think?

2007-09-16 22:11:54 | Hatchy writes:

This car sold for $42,377.00 on ebay. Seems a little cheap for an early series 1 with flat floors! Does anyone else know about this car?

2020-03-06 07:06:19 | pauls writes:

Car returns to ebay 3/6/20

www.ebay.com/itm/1961-Jaguar-E-Type/254531909359

Opening bid $99,000 reserve not met 0 bids 6 days left in auction seller ralph2. optonline. net, same location and 1 photo from '07

Seller's description:

Selling my 1961 Jaguar E type Series1 OTS, I had this car for 14 years and it never ceases to amaze me how beautiful this design is ! This is a very early FLAT Floor E-type

according to it's Jaguar Heritage Certificate it is the 526 th E type manufactured in March of '61 so it's really an early one.

Engine:

Very well maintained 3.8 Straight Six producing 265 bhp

3 S U Carburetors original

Original Moss Gear box (non syncro 1st) Extremely Rugged

New Plugs and Ignition wires

Replaced Pertronix Ignition with original ignition, Cap and Rotor (works much better)

Replaced Radiator with OEM radiator(looks much cooler ! But big dollars)

Flushed out and re-lined fuel tank.New in tank Fuel pump as per original - works great !

Interior:

2 Leather Original "Cathedral' seats

Tonneau Cover

Original AM Radio (working)

All Gauges cleaned and new gaskets applied

Updated Dash lighting (Led)

The paint on the car is fair but still looks good. and there is no rust to speak of.

This car, while being a very good driver cardid win some "Best in Driver's Class" awards around the tri state area

and appeared as a guest at the Carlisle European Car Show. It was also featured in the book "Me and My E-type" by GT JOEY. it also appeared on the Velocity Television car show "Legends of Designs" BUT this car is meant to be driven, this is not a trailer Queen, but it will always be a real beauty !

This is an honest assessment of this car, it's an excellent driver and still has the patina of years of owners taking good care of it. I think that it is priced honestly and fairly if you compare the market.

2020-04-11 06:27:58 | pauls writes:

Car returns to ebay 4/11/20

www.ebay.com/itm/1961-Jaguar-E-Type/254566009658

Opening bid US $95,000 reserve not met 0 bids 6 days left in auction, same seller.

Previous auction received no bids.

2020-07-31 09:11:28 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 8/20

www.bonhams.com/auctions/25839/lot/22/

Auction description:

Quail Motorcar Auction

14 Aug 2020, 11:00 PDT Los Angeles

1961 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES I 3.8 ROADSTER

Chassis no. 875524

Engine no. R1662-9

3,781cc DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

3 SU Carburetors

265bhp at 5,500rpm

4-Speed Manual Transmission

*The 524th example produced, featuring desirable early-production details

*Well-documented example retaining matching-numbers engine

*Stunning factory-delivered livery of Indigo Blue over Grey

*Offered with Heritage Certificate, comprehensive history file, books, tools and many spare parts

Previewing in Bedford Hills, New York by appointment.

2020-07-31 09:15:34 | pauls writes:


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