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Restoration Project: 1957 Jaguar XK140

Written by on March 19, 2016 in Jaguar, Restoration with 0 Comments
Restoration Project: 1957 Jaguar XK140

This is a really unbelievable story. You’re looking at a 1957 Jaguar XK140 DHC that we started restoring over thirty years ago. The car came to us for a complete restoration, but sadly, the owner passed away during the project.

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Restoration Project:
1952 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

Written by on September 23, 2015 in Jaguar, Restoration with 1 Comment
Restoration Project:<br />1952 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

This 1952 Jaguar XK120 Roadster is one we’ve known and serviced for many years. It’s been driven and enjoyed for many years, and is now ready for a cosmetic makeover so it’ll look just as good as it drives.

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MARKET REPORT: COLLECTOR CAR MARKET POISED FOR A MAJOR FINANCIAL SHIFT

Written by on April 9, 2015 in Market Report with 2 Comments
MARKET REPORT: COLLECTOR CAR MARKET POISED FOR A MAJOR FINANCIAL SHIFT

With the current market at an all-time high, if you bought your collector car as an investment, we believe now is the time to sell before the market turns upside down.

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Guest Author: Escape Like a Brit

Written by on January 29, 2015 in Travel with 0 Comments
Guest Author: Escape Like a Brit

A good friend and possibly best British restoration guru in California, Justin Jurgens of British Sports Cars in San Luis Obispo, invited me out for a weekend filled with cars, food, wine and more cars.

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Barn Find: 1960 Jaguar XK150 S

Written by on December 12, 2014 in Barn Find, Jaguar with 1 Comment
Barn Find: 1960 Jaguar XK150 S

The XK150 S Roadster is one of the rarest and most desirable Jaguar XK models in the history of this legendary line of sports cars. A few months ago, a friend of the shop uncovered a most amazing barn find—and it just happened to be here in San Luis Obispo County!

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Event Report: Classic Jaguar Association Meetup at British Sports Cars!

Written by on June 20, 2014 in Events, Jaguar with 0 Comments
Event Report: Classic Jaguar Association Meetup at British Sports Cars!

May 3rd was a very busy day here at British Sports Cars. We were very fortunate to be visited by the Classic Jaguar Association whose members were in Cambria for their annual Spring Meet

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FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A JAGUAR E-TYPE

Written by on May 22, 2014 in Buyer's Guide, Guest Blogger, Jaguar with 3 Comments
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A JAGUAR E-TYPE

1. Rust – Actually, this could be all five things to know. Rust, rust, rust, rust and more rust. E-Types were built before anyone gave much thought to rust prevention. And unless yours was put up for the winter and/or thoroughly Waxoyled, the E-Type’s complex monocoque tub can present myriad frightening problems. What you can […]

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Diamond in the Rough:
1939 SS Jaguar 3.5-litre Saloon

Written by on March 27, 2014 in Barn Find, Jaguar, SS with 1 Comment
Diamond in the Rough:<br />1939 SS Jaguar 3.5-litre Saloon

We’re always searching the internet for rare British cars, and every so often we find something truly worth buying.

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Guest Blogger: A Legendary Opportunity

Written by on January 22, 2014 in Guest Blogger, Jaguar, Racing with 0 Comments
Guest Blogger: A Legendary Opportunity

A vintage racer from California gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he’s invited to drive the one and only LT2 Jaguar XK120 at Le Mans.

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Shop Talk: Installing a New Burman Worm and Nut Steering Box in a Vintage XK120 Race Car

Written by on March 13, 2013 in Jaguar, Shop Talk, Upgrades with 6 Comments
Shop Talk: Installing a New Burman Worm and Nut Steering Box in a Vintage XK120 Race Car

We recently got a chance to install a new Burman worm and nut steering box on a 1951 Jaguar XK120 OTS.

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