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JAGUAR 1954 XK120, full frame off restoration, the body was remounted to frame and shimmed for proper door alignment so the presentation is better than factory when new, this came from the Atlanta owner since 1975,  car was received in original unrestored condition, disassembled entire car-full body off frame construction by an aircraft Delta certified mechanic and pilot instructor, impeccable credentials, a special built a jig to replicate body mounts on frame. mounted body on jig and sent it out to be soda blasted, sand blasted frame-checked for alignment and refinished, after blasting , structural body repairs were completed to factory standards, then body was then sent to the paint shop and finished in the factory correct Carmen Red, just an amazing base coast/clear coat paint that is better than new, Concours quality all frame subassemblies were disassembled, blasted and refinished, then rebuilt using new bushings and correct parts as well as new suspension springs front and rear, The original 3.4 liter dual overheard cam 6 cylinder engine had a fresh rebuild by a Jaguar mechanic just before this final work was one,  I performed a compression check, opened the bottom end for a visual inspection and reassembled with new seals and gaskets, the entire fuel system was rebuilt to factory standards, with 180 horsepower at 5300 rpm and the strong torque of 203 ft/lbs, this engine is strong and just runs like a watch, this is assembled in the car that is  automotive art, Restoration Photos, Jaguar Heritage Trust, NOW REDUCED TO SELL $129,950

TRIUMPH 1958 TR3A, prepared to top mechanical standards, this is very rare with great history being a late 1957 production for a 1958 USA registration, an early TR3A produced for the world market!  In just remarkable condition mechanical condition as it is restored to top British Car Day Show condition, a very nice Driven show cosmetic presentation and very, very top mechanicals just completed, repainted in the original Signal Red, restored new black buckets with white piping trim, working dash gauges, ‘Smith’s’ heater, acquired from previous owner in her family’s possession since 1968, this TR3A looks just like the factory promotional brochures, this very strong 2.0 litre 4 cylinder engine is rebuilt with less than 400 miles, very excellent compression with a very strong 156 to 160 lb reading just taken, equipped with the proper dual SU H6 carburetors and factory air cleaner, then after sitting for an number of years that Fraser Dante acquired from the second owner, this is now just fully set up with final British senior tech tune, strong clutch assembly, hard to find shop and factory manuals, also many factory original ads show this presentation as made to the public in 1958, excellent wiring, the 4 speed transmission works great with the optional working overdrive, excellent braking system just checked with first year front discs and all hardware, stock steel wheels with Triumph hubcaps, newer blackwall 165/R15 radial tires, effortless good suspension, see the proper restored ‘banjo’ factory steering with spokes to complete the factory appearance, all the chrome is excellent throughout, front bumper guards, just outstanding underchassis and frame that are set up and detailed for driven show, the mechanicals and cosmetics are fresh, the body and paint are really a top #2 two that shows this was slightly driven with careful few touch ups in the maintaining, final work just completed, here is an extremely rare investment 1958 TR3A verified by the 'numbers' and the promotional material for this very rare car, a full Fraser Dante check of the car and is totally ready, $38,950

 

 

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