Friday, September 2, 2016

Barn Found: 1971 Jaguar XKE Type III V12

The Jaguar E-Type is the classic that needs little introduction to the automotive world, however I feel that I need to bring one thing up before we go any further.  You might want to shove a carburetor fed small block chevy into the engine bay, but don't do it.  You wouldn't roll up a cigarette made from Earl Grey tea, would you?  Find this 1971 Jaguar XKE Type III V12 offered for $12,500 in Palmer, AK via craigslist.  Tip from Zach Z.

This thing is a barn find and will need considerable help, BUT it does have a glorious Jaguar V12 and a low asking price.   See a better waste of your nights/weekends for the foreseeable future?


  1. This is literally the only way I could ever afford one. It's in boxes, and it's located in Alaska. Maybe just bring it all to Colorado and ask $20k.

  2. You never know how Earl Gray smokes until you try it.

    1. Maybe it's better than Longbottom Leaf or Old Toby!

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  3. Hmmmm, a 45 year-old British car, with a V-12, that someone else dismantled. What could possibly go wrong. I'm in!

  4. "One carb was just rebuilt."
    One. Out of four.

  5. That's one out of three!

    Just looked at the ad again - it's now a two-fer for $15,500.

    1971 Jaguar XKE Type III V12 Barn Find need work, I have lots of parts to include the front clip and four new tires never on the car and powder coated silver rims. motor is all there one carb was just rebuilt I also have an additional White Jag that has a good tile that can be rebuilt or used as parts. Asking 15500 for both if interested call
    I do not want help to sell and if you cant afford the 15500 don't call, I don't need your opinions and what I will take is 15500.....
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