1953 Jaguar XK120SE

Started on March 4 by Docc

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Ex-SCCA racer most of it's life. Retired from racing in late 60s. I bought it in 1973..single aluminum bucket, roll bar, metal dash..set up with hung heel'n'toe pedals. Completed total mechanical rebuild 10/2006. New crate350 done "period" camel humps..2.02s..ported. T-10..power lock diff..modified suspension.

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Mar 13, 2009 6:06 a.m.
Tim Baxter:
Docc you should edit the ride to have a pic, too.
Jul 17, 2009 4:20 a.m.
That is just awesome. I love it. How do the Jag purists react? (On the one hand it has a V8, but on the other it IS period correct.)
Jul 17, 2009 8:24 p.m.
I get mixed reviews..mostly positive when they hear the history..and see how well all the mods were done. Things like the heel and toe pedals hung not floor mounted..large torsion bars..and thicker rear springs.. We build for ourselves..I appreciate the those that like it..and those that don't have every opportunity to build thier own !
Jul 17, 2009 8:35 p.m.
Tim, sorry for the long delay, I didn't realize anyone posted comments or looked at my old war horse. I just now figured out that I didn't put the picture with my ride. Thanks
Sep 29, 2009 8:24 p.m.
Very, very cool.
Apr 10, 2010 1:32 p.m.
Matt B (fs):
Beauty and the beast! hehe just gorgeous.

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