Model: E-type Roadster
First Registered: 1969
1969 Jaguar E-type Roadster For Sale – Formerly owned by Inventor Trevor Baylis.
Jaguar E-type 4.2 series 2 Roadster. RHD.
Presented in the very desirable colour combination of ice metallic blue coachwork with black leather interior. Matching numbers car, formerly the property of inventor Trevor Baylis who invented the wind up radio.
The car was much loved by him with many publications showing him with the car. The car has been subjected to a full restoration and conversion from lhd to the tune of circa £80k with extensive photos of works carried out. The car has covered no miles since the restoration.
It has been maintained by The Jaguar Workshop during Mr Baylis’ ownership and to date. In addition to the body restoration in 2016 all of the front suspension components were removed, stripped cleaned, powder coated or electro-plated and then re assembled with new ball joints, bushes, shock absorbers and road springs. All front and rear brake calipers, discs, brake pads, universal joints, inner and outer fulcrum bushes, bearings and wheel bearings. The final drive unit was overhauled with all new seals, complete new clutch assembly was fitted, the flywheel was re faced, the engine and gearbox mountings were renewed, a clutch master cylinder, new exhaust manifolds, exhaust seals and metalistik exhaust mountings fitted.
New mohair black soft top with new chrome leading edge chrome finisher and new leather interior, carpets etc were recently fitted .New front and rear chrome bumpers just fitted.
A new set of triple 2 inch SU manually choke carburretors were fitted with new inlet manifold and correct air filtration system to enhance performance. A new engine wiring harness was fitted along with new indicator switch. The bearings in the upper steering column have been renewed. The cooling system was flushed, the bottom hose and connecting pipe and screen washer bottle were renewed. Fully stainless steel spoked wheels 6.5 x 15 with brand new tyres and spinners are fitted. A new top quality wood steering wheel has been fitted.
The car drives and presents as a beautifully restored E Type which has been maintained by marque specialists should.
Not to be missed .
Notes: 12 Month Warranty on purchase, Manual Transmission, New MOT on purchase, Petrol, RHD. POA.
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