Jaguar XKE Original Recommended Lubricants, Technical

Jaguar XKE Original Recommended Lubricants

Jaguar XKE original recommended Castrol lubricants. This is a list of the original recommended lubricants for the Jaguar XKE supplied in the early 60´s! With this list at hand you can ask your lubricant supplier for a lubricant that complies with or supersedes its specs. Other lubricant manufacturers were recommended as well, which in the near future will be added to this post!

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Jaguar XKE Numbers Identification 1961-1974, Technical

Jaguar XKE Numbers Identification 1961-1974

Throughout the life of many years of a Jaguar XKE, it can at times suffer great changes as a result of each and everyones unique taste. Large numbers of Jaguar XKE´s were transformed and are totally different from when they left the factory!

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Jaguar XKE Series 1, 2 and 3 Specifications, Technical

Jaguar XKE Series 1, 2 and 3 Specifications

Any classic with more than thirty years since it´s last production can suffer and change as it passes hands! From one owner to another it could change color, inside or out or even booth. Parts wise you never know if the last owner got unoriginal parts if you´re not intimate yet with your Jaguar XKE.

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Jaguar XKE Routine Maintenance, Technical

Jaguar XKE Routine Maintenance

Follow these simple steps on routine maintenance and it will greatly increase the chances of running your prized Jaguar XKE without any rising and unexpected problems. Routine maintenance that should be done on this iconic car daily, weekly, monthly and at every 5.000km, 10.000km and 20.000km.

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1963 Jaguar XKE Color Combination, Jaguar XKE Colors

1963 Jaguar XKE Color Combination

Posted on 22 August 2014

An original Jaguar XKE is the one that is in fact as true as the day it rolled off the assembly line. To satisfy personalized orders, Jaguar up until 1973, would let a customer order a Jaguar XKE in any other color, in addition to the factory colors combination available. Continue Reading

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Jaguar XKE 4.2 Engine, Jaguar XKE Engine

Jaguar XKE 4.2 Engine

Posted on 18 August 2014

4.2 Litre XK Engine Six Cylinder Inline Factory Specifications. Jaguar introduced the new XK 4.2 engine and you can tell the difference from the 3.8 XK engine by it´s ribbed camshaft covers Continue Reading

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Jaguar XKE 3.8 Engine, Jaguar XKE Engine

Jaguar XKE 3.8 Engine

Posted on 18 August 2014

Jaguar XKE 3.8 Engine Six Cylinder Inline Factory Specifications with rounded and polished camshaft covers. The Jaguar XKE series 1 was firstly supplied with a powerful 265hp 3.8 XK engine that had a long a faithful testing career. Continue Reading

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Jaguar XKE Lightweight, Jaguar XKE Racers

Jaguar XKE Lightweight

Posted on 17 August 2014

The Jaguar XKE lightweights won a variety of races. The jaguar XKE racing career initiated with normal unmodified cars complete with all original upholstery even with cigar lighters and radios. The first racing XKE´s were basically showroom models. Continue Reading

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1962 Jaguar XKE Color Combination, Jaguar XKE Colors

1962 Jaguar XKE Color Combination

Posted on 17 August 2014

An original Jaguar XKE is the one that is in fact as true as the day it rolled off the assembly line. To satisfy personalized orders, Jaguar up until 1973, would let a customer order a Jaguar XKE in any other color, in addition to the factory colors combination available. Continue Reading

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History, Jaguar XKE modifications - 1961 to 1974

Jaguar XKE modifications – 1961 to 1974

Posted on 16 August 2014

The Jaguar XKE was built in three different versions throughout its life which are commonly known as Series 1, Series 2 and Series 3 Continue Reading

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1961 Jaguar XKE Color Combination, Jaguar XKE Colors

1961 Jaguar XKE Color Combination

Posted on 16 August 2014

1961 Jaguar XKE Original Color Combinations. The original Jaguar XKE is the one that is in fact as true as the day it rolled off the assembly line with matching body and interior color. Continue Reading

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History, Jaguar XKE Introduction

Jaguar XKE Introduction – The Eternal Myth

Posted on 15 August 2014

Designers and engineers at the Coventry plant knew by experience that the future of the new Jaguar XKE would depend on the acceptance of the public. Continue Reading

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XKE Books & Manuals

1971-1974 Jaguar XKE V12 E-Type Repair Shop Manual Original Series 3

Posted on 22 July 2014

1971-1974 Jaguar XKE V12 E-Type Repair Shop Manual Original Series 3 book Continue Reading

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XKE Books & Manuals

Jaguar XK 6 in-line Engine Overhaul

Posted on 15 July 2014

Jaguar XK 6 in-line Engine Overhaul Continue Reading

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XKE Books & Manuals

Jaguar XKE (E-Type): The Definitive History

Posted on 12 July 2014

Jaguar XKE (E-Type): The Definitive History Continue Reading

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XKE Books & Manuals

Jaguar XKE 6 & 12 Cylinder Restoration Guide

Posted on 11 July 2014

Jaguar XKE 6 & 12 Cylinder Restoration Guide Continue Reading

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XKE Books & Manuals

Jaguar XKE DIY Restoration & Maintenance

Posted on 10 July 2014

Jaguar XKE DIY Restoration & Maintenance Continue Reading

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Jaguar XKE Racers, Low Drag Coupé

Low Drag Coupé

Posted on 27 June 2014

The Low Drag Coupé 49 FXN Continue Reading

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Jaguar XKE Modsport, Jaguar XKE Racers

Jaguar XKE Modsport

Posted on 26 June 2014

Jaguar XKE Modsport began as soon as the Jaguar XKE rolled out of the factory! Not too many changes in getting them lighter for competition was of concern at the time! Continue Reading

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History, The Secret Prototypes Before the Jaguar XKE

The E1A and the E2A

Posted on 22 June 2014

On developments for the Jaguar XKE the E1A and the E2A were two prototypes that the racing department had built with the utmost secrecy. The E1A was scraped by the company but the second prototype survives till this day. Continue Reading

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XKE´s 50th Anniversary

Jaguar XKE 50th Anniversary

Posted on 20 June 2014

Jaguar XKE 50th Anniversary Celebration Continue Reading

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1974 Jaguar XKE Color Combination, Jaguar XKE Colors

1974 Jaguar XKE Color Combination

Posted on 19 June 2014

1974 is the last year that the Jaguar XKE was produced. The original body and interior colors are the same as in 1973. Continue Reading

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1973 Jaguar XKE Color Combination, Jaguar XKE Colors

1973 Jaguar XKE Color Combination

Posted on 14 June 2014

The 1973 Jaguar XKE body color and interior combinations applied to models and this was the last year that Jaguar accepted personalized paint requests. Continue Reading

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