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A234378

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 1964 Opalescent Dark Blue
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 Rest: Nice 
  
  
  
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
 

United KingdomMCY55B

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Record Creation: Entered on 16 February 2020.

 

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2019-10-12 10:53:51 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 10/19

online.handh.co.uk/m/lot-details/index/catalog/118/lot/45952/%2Fm%2Fview-auctions%2Fcatalog%2Fid%2F118%2F%3Fpage%3D2


Auction description:

Lot 81

1964 Jaguar MK II 3.8 Litre

Estimate: £35,000 - £45,000

Registration No:MCY 55B

Chassis No:A234378

MOT:December 2019

Sold For:£43,875

Assembled in the car friendly climate of South Africa, chassis A234378 was imported to the UK during 1988. Resident in London for a time, the Jaguar moved to Wales circa 2005 and was taken off the road four years later. Entering the current ownership during 2012, the MKII has since undergone a comprehensive and fully documented restoration. Stripped back to bare metal, the bodyshell was repaired as necessary but found to be comparatively rust free (doubtless due to its South African origins). With most of its original panels retained, the saloon was repainted inside and out by Finishline, Herts to an exceptional standard. The suspension, steering and brakes were all refurbished and improved using a Harvey Bailey handling kit, 420 power steering and vented 4-pot disc brakes. Heated front / rear windscreens were installed together with new door seals and rejuvenated brightwork.


The engine, gearbox and rear axle were thoroughly overhauled. The manual gearbox, a 4-speed synchro unit with overdrive, was treated to all new seals and refreshed internals. The 3.8 litre engine was stripped and fitted with a modern VSE rear crankshaft seal, refurbished cylinder head and new pistons, bearings and seals etc. Set-up for `fast road' use, the straight-six also boasts a new clutch, big bore exhaust, electronic ignition and twin 2-inch SU carburettors. Cooling has been improved with an aluminium radiator. The heater has been uprated for the UK's cooler weather and the body internally lined to prevent some of the heat soak in hot weather. A new wiring loom, all new switchgear and lighting, powered by an alternator housed in a dynamo body, with a modern satnav with Apple Car Play completes the car's impressive specification. A full re-trim has been carried out to the highest standards by AV Classics, including completely refinished and re-veneered wood and more modern Jaguar Group seating. An exceptional MKII ready to be enjoyed or shown.

2019-12-22 10:57:39 | pauls writes:

Car now offered at:

www.hexagonclassics.com/car/jaguar-mk-ii--3-8-l

SPECIFICATION INCLUDES: 4 SPEED SYNCHRO UNIT WITH OVERDRIVE, VSE CRANKSEAL, HARVEY BAILEY HANDLING KIT, POWER STEERING VENTED 4 POT DISC BRAKES, ELECTRONIC IGNITION, NEW WIRING LOOM, FULL BARE METAL RESPRAY

Hexagon Classics are very pleased to offer a pristine example of the Jaguar MK II 3.8. This particular example has undergone a ground up and fully documented restoration. Stripped back to bare metal and found to be rust free (no doubt thanks to its residence in South Africa), this car retains the majority of its original parts and was repainted inside and out by Finishline, Herts to an exceptional standard. The suspension, steering and brakes were all refurbished and improved using a Harvey Bailey handling kit, power steering and vented 4-pot disc brakes. Heated front/rear windscreens were installed together with new door seals and bare metal rechromed where necessary.

The engine, gearbox and rear axle were thoroughly overhauled. The manual gearbox, a 4-speed synchro unit with overdrive, was treated to all new seals and refreshed internals. The 3.8 litre engine was stripped and fitted with a modern VSE rear crankshaft seal, refurbished cylinder head and new pistons, bearings and seals. Set-up for ‘fast road’ use, this Jaguar also boats a new clutch, performance exhaust, electronic ignition and twin 2-inch SU carburettors. Cooling has been improved with an aluminium radiator. Alongside, the heater has been uprated for the UK’s cooler weather and the body internally lined. A new wiring loom, all new switchgear and lighting, powered by an alternator housed in a dynamo body, with a modern satnav with Apple Car Play completes the car’s impressive specification.

Cosmetically too, this MK II is captivating. Finished in Metallic Blue and boasting a full cream re-trim carried out to the highest standards by AV Classics. The interior wood work has been refinished and re-veneered alongside the fitting of modern Jaguar Group seating. Borrani style chrome wire wheels and a Moto-Lita wooden steering are also present. Immortalised in countless 1960’s films and described at the time as ‘a convenient family car, a businessman’s express, a sports coupé and a grand tourer’. Hexagon is delighted to provide an exceptional MK II available for viewing at our London showroom.

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