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2019-05-07 06:41:25 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 5/7/19

www.ebay.com/itm/1956-Jaguar-XK/233219363597

Opening bid US $70,000 reserve not met 0 bids, 9 days left in auction seller 96witton, 86k miles.

Seller's description:

1956 JAGUAR XK140 THAT IS RESTORED TO DRIVER QUALITY CONDITION. IT IS A GREAT CAR AND HAS ALWAYS RUN WELL. THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF THE THINGS THAT HAVE BEEN DONE TO THE CAR. Body is rust free and the chassis had been sandblasted and painted prior to my ownership. Paint quality is good but has some flaws from poor prep. (Driver quality) but NO rust.

2013

A complete new leather interior was installed. 

A complete new cloth wiring harness was installed 

Most of the chrome was either replaced or rechromed

There are four new chrome wire wheels.

 New front and rear spline hubs 

New wide whitewall tires (radicals)

All new stainless steel exhaust system   

All new lights

All new shocks

Two new rear leaf springs

New gaskets and rubbers

Engine was rebuilt prior to my ownership

New reduction gear starter

New generator

Rebuilt SU carbs

2016

The transmission is a new Tremic 5speed with new clutch/pressure plate and throwout bearing.

2017

Converted the front brakes to disc (new hubs, calipers, disc and bearings) car comes with the old drum brakes. Along with all brake hoses.

I HAVE A NEW ROBBINS CANVAS TOP FOR THE CAR BUT IT IS NOT INSTALLED.(BLACK)

THE CAR WILL BE SOLD 'AS IS ' AND 'WHERE IS' CONDITION. THE CAR DOSE NOT HAVE A TITLE. VERMONT WILL NOT GIVE A TITLE TO ANY CAR OVER 15 YEARS OLD. CAR'S REGISTRATION IS PROOF OF OWNERSHIP.

2019-06-15 06:45:40 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 6/15/19

www.ebay.com/itm/1956-Jaguar-XK-Black-Red-Roadster-5-Speed/123802447201

Classified ad price: $149,900, seller american-dream-machines, car now said to be in Des Moines, IA, was Shelburne, VT. 0 miles reported. Previous auction received no bids.

Seller's description:

Exquisite black 1956 Jaguar XK 140 convertible with gorgeous red leather interior. This incredible black Jaguar has stunning body lines and panel fitment which is accented by very nice chrome all the way around and that iconic grill. The interior is impeccable with beautiful red hides and a refurbished dash with very nice instrumentation. This black cat has been upgraded with a Tremec 5 speed transmission for your driving pleasure, replacing the noisy old synchromesh 4-speed shifter. The stainless steel exhaust exhaust has a great British sports car rumble and front disc brakes for a superior driving experience. The new red leather interior is both captivating and comfortable. This Jaguar was built to be enjoyed by admirers at any show or just cruising the country side in the open air. New splined hubs have been installed to accommodate the brilliant chrome wire spoke wheels and finished with wide white wall tires.

EXTERIOR:

Very nice black paint with a deep shine

Good body fit and gaps

Beautiful grill and chrome hood trim

Amazing chrome that has been replaced or re chromed

Chrome wire wheels

Wide white wall tires

Convertible top mechanism and new Robbins canvas top is included in the sale and can be installed for additional money

INTERIOR:

New red leather interior

New carpet kit

Original steering wheel in excellent condition

Restored dash with clear gauges

Black seat belts

MECHANICS:

Highly detailed engine compartment

3.4 liter inline 6 cylinder

Rebuilt SU carbs

New generator

New gear reduction starter

Tremec 5 speed transmission

New cloth wiring

Front disc brakes

UNDERCARRIAGE:

Chassis has been sand blasted and painted for a clean look

New rear leaf springs and shocks

New stainless steel exhaust

2019-08-15 07:28:40 | pauls writes:

Car returns to ebay 8/15/19

www.ebay.com/itm/1956-Jaguar-XK-Black-Red-Roadster-Stunning/123874818819

Classified ad price: $149,900 same seller.

2019-09-14 06:59:25 | pauls writes:

Car returns to ebay 9/14/19

www.ebay.com/itm/1956-Jaguar-XK-Black-Red-Roadster-Stunning/123906382859

Classified ad price: $139,900, same seller.

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