Category: Restomod overview

Maintenance

Every 5000 miles inspect undercarriage for loose fittings, damage check for oil, gas, hydraulic, coolant leaks check brake reservoir level check windshield washer reservoir level check power steering reservoir level check coolant reservoir level...

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XJ6 reference vehicle

Since its introduction over fifty years ago, the Jaguar XJ6 sedan fleet has not survived nearly as well as E-type and earlier XK series sports cars. We are fortunate when we find a very...

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Engine bay

The illustration below shows the engine mounted with most of the connections completed. An XAir over-the-radiator (OTR) air filter fits through the modified radiator crossmember. The straight-ahead configuration is optimal for handling airflow. The...

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1972 XJ6 acquisition

Restomod candidate We acquired a superb 1972 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 — 4.2 litre engine, left-hand drive, short wheelbase chassis with a Borg Warner automatic transmission and factory-installed air conditioning — after evaluating many...

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Classic saloon candidates

Jaguar classic saloons In both the transplant and retrofit approaches, major classic saloon mechanical components would be either transplanted from a modern Jaguar like the XJR (as fabricated by Dooren) or selected from best-in-class...

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Saloon restomods

Restomod approaches Beginning around 2012 a handful of innovative pioneers addressed the Jaguar saloon from a restomod perspective using three project approaches: Re-engineer the saloon from the ground up while retaining as much of...

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