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37875

376T

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Record Creation: Entered on 18 February 2007.

 

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2010-01-14 14:48:05 | XK Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Last Seen was changed from 2007 to 2010
  • 2011-03-30 06:38:34 | XK Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Factory Build Year was added: 1958
  • Factory Build Month was added: 09
  • 2013-01-01 13:51:47 | XK Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Factory Paint Color was added: cream
  • Factory Interior Color was added: red
  • Original Distributor was added: Jaguar Cars, New York
  • Notes From Heritage Record was added: Close ratio gearbox, first car of the day on 9/17/58
  • Current Color was changed from old english white to cream
  • Current City was changed from Madison to San Diego
  • Current State was changed from Connecticut to California
  • Last Seen was changed from 2010 to 2012
  • Factory Dispatch Year was added: 1958
  • Factory Dispatch Month was added: 10
  • Factory Dispatch Day was added: 16
  • Factory Build Day was added: 17
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: 37875|376T|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was added: United States!CT|United States!CA|
  • 2013-09-03 16:49:26 | XK Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Title Year was changed from 1959 to 1961
  • Current City was changed from San Diego to Madison
  • Current State was changed from California to Connecticut
  • Last Seen was changed from 2012 to 2013
  • 2014-02-20 18:08:57 | XK Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Current City was changed from Madison to La Jolla
  • Current State was changed from Connecticut to California
  • Last Seen was changed from 2013 to 2014
  • Heritage Notes

    Close ratio gearbox, first car of the day on 9/17/58

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    2007-02-18 21:06:13 | pauls writes:

    Ebay item 2/18/07
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-XK150-1959-XK150-FHC-HERITAGE-CERT-SHOW-WINNER-NO ...
    Opening bid $65,000, no reserve, no bids yet, 5 days left in auction.

    Sellers description:
    1959 Jaguar XK150 Coupe (FHC). 107,953 Miles on this beauty. This is the 50th anniversary year for Jaguar. Of this model built between 1957 and 1961, only 638 were sold in the U.S. in 1959. It is a rust free CALIFORNIA CAR. It is old English white, with red leather and vinyl red rugs. It has a new head liner and rain gutters. It has a wooden Moto Lita steering but I do have the original. It has new floor boards and battery boxes. It has 5 wide white wall tires- 650-16, with heavy duty Michelin tubes. New Chrome wire wheels, new ball joints, new shocks. New four wheel disc brakes, new fuel pump, new windshield and rubber, and a new radiator and shroud. There are many new parts in this car that make it a fabulous looking driver. This car has never been driven in the rain and has been used primarily for local shows and events at which it has placed BEST OF SHOW. It has been certified by the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust with a certificate of numbers matching authenticity- it is as follows:

    Model: Jaguar 3.4L XK150
    Body Style: Fixed Head coupe
    Specification: Left hand drive
    VIN/Chassis number: S835793D/N
    Engine Number: V5398-8
    Body Number: J9410
    Gearbox Number: JLS41926CR
    Color, Exterior: Cream
    Interior: Red
    Date Built: 17 September 1958
    Date Dispatched: 16 October 1958
    Main Distributor: Jaguar Cars New York
    First Owner: No first owner recorded
    Additional Note: Vehicle equipped with close-ratio gearbox and overdrive

    ENGINE: This engine was completely rebuilt and balanced 4000 miles ago. It is the 3.4 Liter 6 cylinder dual overhead cam engine. All numbers matching. It was bored .030 over, with new pistons and bearings installed. It also got a new timing chain and gears, and a new water pump. Both of the SU carburetors have been rebuilt as well. It is serviced regularly and runs and sounds beautiful.

    TRANSMISSION: Standard 4 speed RWD with electric overdrive. Shifts through all gears smoothly and overdrive is functional.

    EXTERIOR:
    Body:. All in good condition, no rust at all- California car. PERFECT chrome. No accidents of any kind. It has been kept in a heated, dehumidified, insulated garage.

    Paint: Good condition- a few touch up spots- Painted at some point during its lifetime- estimated 1990's.

    Other: This car is irresistible to look at. Fun to drive. It has a sound like no other car on the road today. It has gotten a Concours score of 98.72 in 2005. It won the best of show in the British By The Sea in 2006 and has received numerous other awards.

    INTERIOR: Red leather and vinyl, red rugs- All in good condition. New headliner and piping, new rubber around all of the windows. New rain gutters as well.

    ELECTRICAL STUFF: This car has a 12 volt system that runs off of two new 6 volt batteries. All lights including headlights, tail, turn and fog, and reverse work properly. Electric choke solenoid stays on until the engine gets to normal operating temperature so it runs rich until that point. Electric overdrive is functional.

    DRIVEABILITY: This car is very fun to drive a real head turner. It does not have power steering (sometimes hard to park). Dual exhaust just purrs- like music to the ears. It is a great road touring car- has been driven to and from Limerock on several occasions and to many other shows. A real classy car.

    This is a beautifully kept piece of automotive history. I am selling this car for my father who has decided after years of caring for it, and driving it, to sell it.

    2007-02-27 10:52:44 | pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 2/27/07
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jaguar-XK150-1959-XK150-FHC-HERITAGE-CERT-SHOW-WINNER-NO ...
    Opening bid $50,000, no reserve, no bids yet, 6 days left in auction.

    Previous auction received no bids.

    2013-01-01 10:10:28 | pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 1/1/13
    cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1959-Jaguar-Fixed-head-Coupe-3-4L-XK-150-/281044379332
    Current bid $15,305 reserve not met, 10 bids days left in auction. Car now said to be in San Diego, California.

    Sellers description:
    1959 Jaguar Fixed head Coupe
    3.4 L XK 150 9500 Miles

    Vin/Chassis Number S835793D/N
    Engine number V5398-8
    Body number J9410
    Gear Box number JLS41926CR

    Cream Exterior Red Interior
    Close Ratio Gearbox Overdrive

    Certificate of Authenticity
    Tools,Books, Judging Sheets, Records

    2013-09-03 08:00:20 | pauls writes:

    Car was at Lime Rock Park 9/1/13
    Now said to be based in Madison, Connecticut.

    2014-01-26 10:20:59 | pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 1/26/14
    www.ebay.com/itm/Jaguar-XK-FIXED-HEAD-COUPE-1959-jaguar-xk-150-rare-classic-fixe ...
    Car has a buy it now price of $99,000 for 20 days. Now said to be in La Jolla, California.

    Sellers description:
    1959 JAGUAR XK 150 RARE CLASSIC FIXED HEAD COUPE SHOWSTOPPER WHITE & RED : Remarkable in Olde English White exterior & Red interior, this Jaguar XK 150 is truly a head turner. For 1959, the big news for the Jaguar XK 150 was a 3.8 liter version of the famous XK engine. Rated at 220 in standard guise - this big cat is seriously quick. Here find a remarkable rust free, original condition example of the rare classic 1959 Jaguar XK 150 Fixed Head Coupe. This car is in superb condition both inside and out. Cosmetically and mechanically very, very nice- this is an impressive collectible Jaguar. Both exterior and interior components are in fantastic condition including paint, chrome, new tires and, interior leathers, dash, dials et al. Car features include the close ratio gearbox, overdrive, certificate of authenticity, books, tools, binder with judging sheets, records, more. Car has been concours judged between a 9.7-9.9 over the last nine years. Mere photographs can not due justice to the attractiveness of the XK 150. Car comes to us from private Southern California collection.

    2014-02-20 09:46:05 | pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 2/20/14
    www.ebay.com/itm/Jaguar-XK-FIXED-HEAD-COUPE-1959-JAGUAR-XK-150-RARE-CLASSIC-FIXE ...
    Car has a buy it now price of $99,000 for 20 days.

    Previous listing received no offers.

    2014-03-13 10:40:24 | pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 3/13/14
    www.ebay.com/itm/Jaguar-XK-FIXED-HEAD-COUPE-1959-JAGUAR-XK-150-RARE-CLASSIC-FIXE ...
    Car has a buy it now price of $99,000 for 20 days.

    Previous listing received 1 offer.

    2014-04-17 10:12:58 | pauls writes:

    Car returns to ebay 4/17/14
    www.ebay.com/itm/Jaguar-XK-FIXED-HEAD-COUPE-1959-jaguar-xk-150-rare-classic-fixe ...
    Car has a buy it now price of $99,000 for 7 days.

    Previous listing received no offers.

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