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Driven! The C-Type Experience

Posted on 23 November 2012 by Rob Osborn C-Type Replica by Vintage Jag Works

 Turn the battery switch, flick the key, hit the fuel pump switch ”click, click, click,” now bump the starter button. A few revolutions and the wicked beast roars to life. A quick look at the oil pressure and amp gauge shows all is working well. The cockpit lined with rivets, exposed steel tubing and sheet metal coupled with the vintage appeal of mechanical gauges and vintage switches laid out on aluminum fabrication plays out in my mind like an overdose of adrenaline just waiting, wanting and willing to be unleashed.

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C-Type Replica Progress Update

Posted on 24 May 2012

We have the dash and airbox installed in the car and the bodywork is done. The car is sprayed in primer and sitting for several weeks for the bodywork to cure.

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A Magical Afternoon in the XK140

Posted 25 July 2011 by Arlene Osborn Coming

Restoration is basically the opposite of an episode of Overhaulin'. It is a long, often tedious drawn-out process with no instant gratification. But sometime, if you are very, very lucky, you will have one of those once-in-a-blue-moon days that remind you why you love your job and what all the long days are for.

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