Category: Interior

Door latches and locks

How it works XJ6 door latching and locking employs a rectangular block mounted on the outside of the door edge that latches onto a U-shaped striker bar screwed into to the opposing door frame....

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Completed interior

The customized interior, with redesigned burl dash, modified center console, re-positioned audio speakers, and many other changes is illustrated in the following gallery.

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Interior overview

Many of the XJ6 systems converge on the interior cabin for information display, manual control, and/or passenger comfort as the following images illustrate. Here is a comparison between the original 1967 prototype interior and...

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Under dash panels

Our three custom dash facia boards, necessary to fit the new digital instrumentation and A/C vents, require corresponding custom under dash panels. On the driver side, the panels are split into two by the...

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Front seat upholstery

The front seat has four basic components: the bottom cushion, the seat frame including the sliding mount, a back finishing surround, and headrest. The bottom cushion utilizes a rubber diaphragm to provide a comfortable...

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Rear seat upholstery

Wire frame construction The XJ6 rear seat has a wire frame spring construction covered with burlap, foam, and a sewn cover. The burlap covering, sewn or stapled around the wire frame, prevents the foam...

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Boot finish

The XJ6 trunk area is well proportioned with a lowered deck and back storage shelf. A spare tire is stored under the floor. Side rails limit the usefulness of the space somewhat, and the...

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Ventilator knob

The XJ6 thankfully retains the classic triangular front ventilator windows inherited from the Mark II and earlier saloons. The early 1960-style windows were opened by simply undoing the latch and pushing or pulling them...

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Dash evolution

Design iteration Constructing a completely new dash is an iterative process that evolves as components must be fit into the available space and various dependencies become apparent while assembly progresses. See the dash makeover...

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Shifter console

  Dash/console transition The center console over the tunnel transitions into the dash with a radio face plate that is angled back about 18° from perpendicular, followed by a middle tray that separates the...

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