Jaguar XKE Series I 3.8 Liter Coupe *High Performance Upgrades* (1963)




Show/Driver-modified level car Mechanical: The 1963 XKE 3.8 engine was fully rebuilt which includes new pistons, bearings, seals, timing chain, oil pump, water pump, head completely rebuilt including valves, guides, keepers and seals. All machine work on the block and head was precision. A lightened flywheel was installed with a completely re-built 4.2 transmission. Rebuilt and restored Weber carburetors, clutch, all new hydraulic system. New suspension installed. Chassis and many other parts powder coated, under carriage fully rebuilt, new wire harness, gas tank restored and epoxy sealed, rebuilt high volume fuel pump, all electrical components, gauges, knobs, switches rebuilt, rescreened, all instruments rebuilt, replaced stone guards, new triplex windshield and headlight glass, new drip panels, new custom two inch stainless steel exhaust system with heat treated headers and rear end completely rebuilt with upgrades. Body & Interior: Body stripped to bare metal, metal finished and finished on rotisserie. We leaded in the weld marks on the fenders and removed the bumpers. Doors, bonnets and boot fit to body, epoxy sealed and painted, color sanded and buffed. We created a custom color combination for the paint and the interior. All, new rubber, seals, grommets and gaskets, trim and bright work replaced or re-plated, new leather seats using Series II seats without headrest upholstered in a Series I pattern along with carpet, vinyl panels, dash, headliner, etc. Beautiful aluminum panels on the dash, instruments and radio console. Performance Upgrades: Aluminum high output radiator with auxiliary fan and header tank, gear reduction starter, high output alternator, 3 Weber carburetors, machined linkage and throttle assembly in stainless steel with aluminum manifold, neoprene bushings, fully synchronized 4.2 transmission, balanced flywheel, Wilwood brakes and performance master cylinders and pedal assembly, vented disc, large calipers, adjustable shocks, solid steering mounts, solid engine mounts, Dunlop D-type wheels, rear brake bleeders, wide performance Pirelli P 4000 tires and Mallory electronic ignition. This is a fun E-type with mild upgrades to the look of the car and the feel of the drive and performance. It is a very unique color combination and the vehicle having no bumpers and D-type wheels adds to the overall presentation of this wonderful E-type.
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  • Mileage: 600
  • Year: 1963
  • Doors: 2
  • Body type: Coupe
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Colour: Grey


  • Engine layout: Front Engined
  • Aspiration: Normally Aspirated
  • Engine size (Litres): 3.8
  • Engine configuration: 6 cylinder
  • Cylinders: 6

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