Category Archives: E-Type Custom Panel Fabrication

This blog highlights some of the custom panels we’ve made for customers – all around the world! If you have a need for an E-Type panel, and call to ask us if we can fabricate it, you’ll never hear, “No.” – the answer is either, “Yes” or “Not yet – yours will be the first!”

E-Type Bonnets – Restore or Replace?

Hello! Honestly – it has been so long since I wrote a blog entry, for a minute I forgot how to get started!  Sorry guys – work and life has been very busy, and as the business continues to grow, … Continue reading

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3.8 E-Type Seats – a Labor of Love…

3.8 E-Type Seat shells – I’ve been looking forward to tackling these for YEARS!  Finally, we had the necessary skills, machines, and excuse to build a pair, and after alot more time than we planned (as usual…), I’m happy to … Continue reading

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E-Type Forward Bulkhead “Firewall” Repair Panels

Many years ago, I began patterning and fabricating parts for building complete NEW E-Type forward bulkheads.  Unfortunately, the whole project went WAY onto the back burner when Monocoque Metalworks really took off… Soon, we are going to finish that goal, … Continue reading

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Converting a Series 2 wing to Series 1

Before we show more of the whole “new shop” thing, let’s get back to some metalworking, shall we? By the way – this work was done in the NEW shop – check out how clean and nice the bench is!  … Continue reading

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E-Type Bonnet Repair – ANY Piece you need!

Earlier this Summer we filled a couple of parts orders that included some custom bonnet repair panels, and so I thought I would do a blog entry on that that shows you just what we can do here to help … Continue reading

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1961 Jaguar E-Type FHC #43 – Rear Hatch Drip Channel

If you look closely at the photos, you can see that based on what is going on in the background, this E-Type has been underway for a while now… There are alot of reasons for that – it’s been busy … Continue reading

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Series 1.5 E-Type Bonnet Repair & Headlamp Conversion

As I mentioned earlier, we restored several bonnets this Fall in our effort to “clear the decks” and prepare to be locked in for the Winter restoring body shells. This bonnet was completed in November.  The owner was a long-time … Continue reading

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Restoring THREE E-Type Bonnet Lower Valances!

This blog shows no less than THREE E-Type Bonnet lower valances being restored but smoothing and repairing the outer skin, and replacing the rear main support member with a new piece.  This is a GREAT way to save your lower … Continue reading

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E-Type Rear Wings – Stage 3 – MAJOR Problems

This final entry in the “Jaguar E-TYpe Rear Wing Repair” Series is less about showing you HOW to do the job, and more of a look at what we can do here to provide a custom panel for your particular … Continue reading

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E-Type Rear Wings – Stage 2 – Botched Previous Repairs…

The second in our “Jaguar E-Type Rear Wing repair” series deals with the all-too-common situation where a past “restorer” has already been in there and made a REAL mess of things… In the distant past, there was a panel very … Continue reading

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E-Type Rear Wings – Stage 1 – Virgin, but Rusty

The following photos will walk you through the typical Jaguar E-Type Coupe or 2+2 rear wheel arch repair – when it is due to rust from moisture being trapped between the inner and outer wheel arch. This is what you … Continue reading

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E-Type Fixed-Head Coupe Rear Wings – Conquering my Nemesis!

Long-term followers of my blog will know that the repair that I hate the most is patching the rear wings of E-Type Coupes and 2+2’s above the rear wheel arch. The big problem here is warpage of the rear wing … Continue reading

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Series 2 to Series 1 Tail Conversion

A beautifully restored Series 2 roadster shell is converted to Series 1 specs to be used for the restoration of a Series 1.5 roadster in Colorado!

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Jaguar E-Type – Interior Trim Panels

NOTE! – these are new panel offerings, and the entire line of interior panels – and this page – are currently under construction.  We are in the process of patterning and making them ALL, so if you don’t see what … Continue reading

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Jaguar E-Type Bonnet – Center Panel Repair

Good Morning! This job is not yet finished, but I just couldn’t wait ANY longer to get some metalworking photos out in front of you guys!  Over the past week, I have been restoring a VERY TIRED 1968 Series 1.5 … Continue reading

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