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AJ6 in a Series 1 xj6

pimgmx
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Re: AJ6 in a Series 1 xj6

Postby pimgmx » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:13 am

Nice!

We just got the keys for our new place, which will take a megarestore to bring it up to 21st century spec.
A similar situation to yours, it seems: one outbuilding that will become dedicated workshop space, ample parts storage, plus dry storage for the car collection (and then some... ;) )

Good luck with the renovation work and all the best for the New Year!

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the eyecatcher: 93 Insignia http://bit.ly/1iGrmsU
the GT: 89 XJS http://bit.ly/1WQGpC5
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Re: AJ6 in a Series 1 xj6

Postby naki_k » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:25 pm

Wilfred wrote:Yes, I am so happy with it. The new house came with a ton of work, but the workshop is a major bonus!

To be honest, what you see is only half the workshop. And than I have three garageboxes...I feel lucky, but than again I spent years wrenching outside in parking lots and among cattle so I kinda felt I deserved it.... :oops: :D


Congratulations on your new workshop. Makes all the difference to your cars long term survival.
88 3.6 XJ6 PDH/CEM
90 Range Rover Vogue SE 3.9 V8 LPG
91 4.0 XJ6 Manual
92 4.0 XJR Manual
92 4.0 XJR
93 3.2s - 4.0 Manual conv
93 4.0 Sovereign
93 6.0 XJ81 DD6 x2
93 6.0 XJ81 XJ12
94 4.0 XJR
94 4.0 Daimler
96 4.0 X306 XJR
96 4.0 X300 D6
97 4.0 X300 Sport Manual
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Wilfred88
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Re: AJ6 in a Series 1 xj6

Postby Wilfred88 » Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:15 pm

pfffffieuw. Blowing off a lot of dust.

So, I quit working on the jag over 4 years ago. In the meantime, we bougt our first house, which was a ruin and needed 3 years of working on it, next to our jobs. Also, we had two kids. And I started my own company. Oh, and I also bought a camper, which had been sitting for 30 years in a barn, but we just went on holiday with it the last 2 weeks :-)

A 1978 volkswagen LT


with al that sorted, I dug up the jaguar today! Our house came with a huge workshop, and what better way to fill that than with a lift. so the jaguar had to go move. But would it start?

Of course!
https://youtu.be/eYR0FS_iG7k

And now its on a place where I can start working on it.

What do I need to do? the last thing I did was weld everything that was rusted, so I need to make all these welds smooth and straighten everything. Than paint, put the windows and interior back in and I can drive again. Should take no more than a couple of weeks right? :-)

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Re: AJ6 in a Series 1 xj6

Postby Aidan » Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:52 pm

Great progress there, and a great place to work on cars.
I hope the rest of the car goes back together easily.
Aidan

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