|3.4 XK140||Battleship Grey|
|Open Two Seater||Red|
|Left Hand Drive||Black|
|James L Cooke Motors|
|24 November 1957|
|25 October 1955|
|Other Jaguar||Carleton Place|
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Record Creation: Entered on 21 January 2009.
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2009-01-21 19:20:44 | Peter iNGRAM writes:
Gearbox should have 5 numbers. Built 1955 October. The Body number may be F 11846
2012-04-01 18:54:27 | Lofty writes:
Currently fitted with an XK-140 head on Mk7 block. Has original numbered C-type head which has been rebuilt.
2018-11-21 16:33:28 | Capt RD writes:
For Sale - online auction selling 11/28/2018
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada
73k Miles Shown, TMU
LHD XK140 SE Roadster
Stalled Restoration Project
MKVII 3.4L Inline-Six
5-Speed Getrag Gearbox
Spare XK140 Shortblock
Numbers-Matching C-Type Cylinder Head
Included 4-Speed Moss Gearbox
Painted Wire Wheels
Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate
Private Party or Dealer: Private Party
This 1955 Jaguar XK140 Special Equipment Roadster is a restoration project that has been off the road since 1988. Finished in black with an uninstalled red interior, the car comes equipped with a non-original 3.4-liter inline-six paired with a Getrag 5-speed manual gearbox. A number of new and original parts accompany the car, including the numbers-matching C-Type cylinder head and Moss gearbox. This XK140 restoration project now being offered in Canada with over $15k USD in new parts, a Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate, and a clear Ontario registration.
The 3.4-liter DOHC inline-six currently installed is equipped with a standard XK-140 head, original H8 sand-cast carbs, and utilizes a Mark VII cylinder block. A Getrag 5-speed gearbox has also been retrofitted using custom mounts and a shortened driveshaft. The original rebuilt C-type cylinder head, and 4-speed Moss gearbox accompany the sale.
2018-11-22 19:08:08 | Anonymous writes:
Original Moss box is JL32861.
JDHT cert shows the car as dispatched 24 Nov 1955 to the original distributor James L. Cooke Motors in Toronto.
Car is registered in Ontario as a 1956 model.
The cylinder head currently fitted is G-7181-S, believed to have come from a FHC.
It matches the spare block.
2018-11-28 14:36:44 | Capt RD writes:
SOLD Bring a Trailer auction 11/28/2018 $50,250