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2009-06-23 07:04:00 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 6/23/09
cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-XK150-FHC-1960-Jaguar-XK150-FHC-XK-150_W0QQitemZ2 ...
Current bid $16,500 reserve not met, 8 bids 5 days left in auction.

Sellers description:
VIN: S836724BW
Engine: VA1555-9
Body: J10835
Gear Box: JBX1562

Built: February 9, 1960

First title: November 1, 1962

Titled as a 1961 model

Present mileage: 98,737

History:
This Jaguar XK150 FHC spent its first 18 years in California. I have the California black plate as well as the cancelled check for the 1980 purchase. I have owned the car since January 1998. The frame is in outstanding condition. I have the receipts from 12/15/1986. These include the previous owner’s (PO) restoration efforts as well as things that I did to return the car to nearer original condition. The only things I am aware of that do not work are the intermediate speed hold, the anti-creep and the clock. The clock was rebuilt by Nisonger when the tachometer was replaced in May 1998. Given how little the battery has been connected since then, it is not a surprise that the clock does not work and it should be a minor effort to return to service. The glass is Triplex and appears to be original. There are no tools besides the Thor hammer for the knockoff wheels.

NOTE: The windscreen washer bottle was not installed in the car when I took the engine photos. It is now

The numbers listed match the Jaguar Diamler Heritage Trust certificate. Where possible, photos are included as confirmation.

Based on mileages from the title transfers, the car has traveled less than 2,623 miles in the past 29 years. The car starts, runs and drives well. I am selling it to buy a car with air conditioning that we can travel in.

The car has been judged once by the Jaguar Club of North America at a Concours d’Elegance and scored a 9.957 in the driven class. Since that time, a number of the larger deductions have been addressed, so I would expect it to do better if judged again.

Major work done includes:

PO - Purchased July 26, 1980 in California with 96,114 miles

* Rebuilt engine
* Rebuilt transmission
* Painted car
* Replaced interior
* Replaced ball joints
* Replaced rack and pinion
* Replaced tie rod ends
* Replaced fuel tank
* Replaced rear hubs
* Replaced brake booster
* Rechromed a number of parts (trim, tail lights, rear bumper)
* New chrome wire wheels

Me - Purchased February 18, 1998 with 97,000 miles

* Replaced speedometer and tachometer
* Rebuilt head, added tappet hold downs
* Replaced starter
* Installed fan shrouds
* Polished aluminum engine parts
* Replaced spark plug wires and holder
* Installed correct voltage regulator
* Installed reproduction "J" headlights
* Recored radiator
* Installed sun visors
* Rechromed grill
* Replaced springs on boot lid
* Replaced rear springs
* New rear axle bearings and seals
* Rebuilt front and rear brake calipers
* Rebuilt brake master cylinder
* Replaced shocks
* Installed Diamond Back Classics wide whitewall radial tires
* Replaced a significant number of small items in pursuit of originality

2011-04-26 16:57:38 | B. McIntyre writes:

Car sold for $34,000 and is now in California

2012-12-26 11:17:32 | pauls writes:

Paul McNabb provides a nice writeup on this car's colorful history and complete restoration in the January 2013 edition of the XK Gazette.

2014-07-26 19:51:55 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 8/14
www.goodingco.com/vehicle/1960-jaguar-xk150-se-3-8-litre-fixed-head-coupe/

Auction description:
Lot 102
Pebble Beach 2014
Estimate: $125,000 - $150,000 | Without Reserve
Chassis: S836724BW

*Please note this vehicle is titled 1961.

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Recent Expert Restoration by Dave Ferguson's Images European
Rare, Powerful, and Well-Equipped 3.8-Litre SE FHC
Show-Quality Presentation

2014-09-14 20:37:05 | pauls writes:

SOLD: $137,500

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