Classic Car Overview
Gateway Classic Cars of Houston is proud to present this heavily documented 1973 Jaguar XKE V12 for sale. This E Type Jaguars are tough to come by and this one is certainly worth the extra look. With a big motor and plenty of fresh components, this car is ready for the road. FEATURES: Pale Primrose exterior with biscuit leather and cinnamon carpet All steel monocoque body with separate bolt-on engine sub-frame 5.3 liter, 326 cu. in., 60 deg. V-12 Bore: 3.54 in., stroke: 2.76 in., piston area 118 sq. in. Compression ratio: 9.0:1; stroke/bore ratio: 0.78 Maximum bhp: 314 @ 6200 rpm Maximum torque: 349 lbs/ft @ 3800 rpm Two flat face aluminum alloy cylinder heads Seven bearing, three-plane crankshaft Duplex chain single overhead camshafts with seven main bearings each Opus fully transistorized, electronically triggered ignition system Four Zenith Stromberg 175CD SE carburetors Jaguar four speed synchromesh transmission Salisbury Powr-Lok limited-slip final drive Girling power disc brakes Adwest power assisted rack & pinion steering Jaguar independent transverse wishbones with anti-drive geometry, torsion bars, telescopic shocks and anti-roll bar Jaguar independent rear suspension, radius arms, lower wishbones, and telescopic shocks inside four coil springs 15 in. chrome plated Dunlop pressed steel wheels (option) Pirelli P4000 205/70R-15 tires British Leyland BLM -007 solid state 8 track stereo AM/FM radio GM Frigidaire air conditioning upgraded to R-134a RESTORATION HIGHLIGHTS INTERIOR: New headliner, under-panels, carpet, vinyl, and sun visors Bucket seats have new leather with new foam supports and diaphragms Headrests have new leather and foam supports New Kangol seat belt hardware and webbing New stereo speakers New vinyl trim around windows and doors EXTERIOR: Complete body strip down to bare steel. Only two areas (left firewall behind master cylinder and spare tire storage area) had rust Rust removed and new patch panels welded in and welds ground down and smoothed Metal prep cleaned and sealed with zinc phosphate self-etching primer Body primed with Sikkens primer Repaint with Sikkens Autocryl single stage coating and clear coat New rubber, gaskets, seals, clips, over-rider sleeves and lens Re-chrome of all body trim pieces, light assemblies, wheels and mirror New grille assembly Fuel tank chemically cleaned and epoxy sealed New Pirelli P4000 tires ENGINE: Complete rebuild of heads with new valves, stems, guides, head set, crank collar, gaskets, cam bearings, and teflon seals New wiring harness for engine, starter solenoid, bonnet 8-pin plug, air conditioning, PDWA cable, fuel pump and fan relay, brake fluid warning switch, headlight crossover, sidelights and taillights. New grommet kit, headlamp pigtails, terminal block and strapping kit New chrome and cad plating New voltage regulator, amplifier, alternator, ignition cables, plugs, plug wires, and relays New battery, battery cables, support and tie downs New fuel lines, fuel pump and diaphragm New air pump, vacuum lines, vacuum solenoid, gulp valve, clips and brackets New fresh air vents, cables, intakes and bellow clamps Rebuilt heater radiator core and heater box New choke cable, hose kit, front seals and gaskets New a/c compressor, dryer, hoses and expansion valve Rebuilt radiator, water pump, power steering pump, rack and pinion assembly, thermostat, and oil pressure warning switch New wiper motor and brushes, and motor mounts New exhaust manifolds with engine shield and spring; front, intermediate and crossover pipes; mufflers. resonator, mounts and chrome tip New fan motors, fan belt set, crossover water pipe, control box and header tank New headlight, sidelight and brake switches SUSPENSION: New torsion bar set New upper & lower ball joints, control arm bushings, tie rod ends and wheel bearings New clutch master cylinder, brake master cylinder, brake servo, brake fluid transmitter and silicone brake fluid New brake calipers, hubs, rotors, pads and back plates, pistons, hoses, gaskets and seals New Woodhead shocks New sway bushings, stabilizer bushings, pivot seals, swivel seals, differential gaskets, sub axle seals, front main and pinion seals New cage hangers, H.B. adjusters and axle dust cover For more information on this 1973 Jaguar XKE for sale, to see all the HD pictures and videos of it, copy the URL below, and see it at this direct link: http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/show/HOU/1778 . Alternatively, if you want to see it in person, come to our Houston Showroom, located at 1910 Cypress Station Dr, Bldg 200, Houston, TX 77090. You may also call the showroom at (832) 243-6220 or email us at Houston@gatewayclassiccars.com.