This 1953 Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe was built on May 14 of 1953 and dispatched on May 22 of 1953. It was originally delivered to Los Angeles, CA as per the Jaguar Heritage Certificate. The car has an older restoration and was on display at a local new Jaguar dealership for the past 12 plus years. It has a strong engine and recently was gone through with the following work completed.
New brake shoes installed and new wheel cylinders on all wheels.
New rubber trim gasket installed around the windshield.
Brake system bled.
New aluminum gas tank installed.
New trunk fuel tank pan installed.
New fuel pump installed with new fittings.
Radiator flushed and new coolant added.
New upper and lower radiator hoses installed.
New wiper blades
New electric choke solenoid installed.
New thermostat controller for electric fan installed.
Buffed and polished older lacquer paint to bring back to life.
New 12 volt battery installed.
A hot compression test with excellent results of 150psi to 160psi on all 6 cylinders.
New brake master cylinder installed.
New water pump installed.
New interior trunk kit and mat.
New spare tire.
The engine does not overheat and holds good temperature.
New chrome front and rear bumpers.
New Stainless Steel Exhaust system.
Recent service and oil change.
$10,000 invested to refresh this car and make it a wonderful driver in 2019