Archive for the ‘1971 Jaguar V12 E-Type’ Category

Head On

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Both heads back on the block.
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Pistons ‘R Back

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

The pistons have new rings and are back in the block.

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Cleaner Valve Covers

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

The valve covers were very dirty and showed signs of someone touching them up in the past. A quick trip to sandblaster will clean them up.

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Bare V12 Block

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Engine is completely disassembled.
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Not riding low

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

With the engine still missing the front suspension rides high

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That is the look

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Adding the headlamp covers and turn signal is bringing things together.

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More wet sanding

Friday, May 29th, 2009

More wet sanding to make it really smooth.

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Tinted

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

A little bit of tinted sealer will make the color pop even more.

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In the booth

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

The Jaguar is finally in the paint booth.

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First Paint

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Paint is on under the bonnet. The color of this car will be Mendip Blue a modern Aston Martin color.

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All wet

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Some wet sanding.

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Shape is smooth

Friday, April 24th, 2009

In primer you can really see how big of change this is making to the car.

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Out with the old, in with the new.

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Test fitting the Series I lights and the holes for the rear lightbar have been filled so that Series I taillights can be used.

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Smoothing the face

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

The holes for the old huge turn signals have been welded up and new Series I style signals will be used.

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No buckets

Monday, March 16th, 2009

The headlights are going to get a Series I styled covered headlight so the original buckets have been removed.

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