Category Archives: E-Type Adventures!

We get around! Read through these blog entries for some real E-type fun! Shop visits, Car Shows, Auctions, Barn Finds, Road Trips – you name it, and we do it! And reading through these blog entries will put you right into the passenger seat of our adventure – hop in and come along for the ride!

Fun at Import Carlisle – 2017

Hello Again! Man, I’m busy…  It gets crazier by the day – but it’s still a blast!  Business is good and we are still making great progress on our restorations and in continuing to expand the E-Type panels we are … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle!

Well, I FINALLY got caught up enough to take the time to sit down and write a new blog entry – don’t fall out of your chair! This one is to get you caught up on what has been going … Continue reading

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Visit to Authorized Imported Cars – E-Types EVERYWHERE!

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On Monday evening I stopped by to see George at Authorized Imported Cars in Flemington, NJ – and it was like stepping back into time, because it felt JUST LIKE the shop I had worked in as a kid! “AIC” … Continue reading

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Saving a Lost 3.8 E-Type Drivetrain

Monocoque Metalworks owns quite a few E-type project cars that are incomplete, and we are always on the lookout for the pieces we need to turn them back into complete and correct E-Types that can be properly restored. So on … Continue reading

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Our New Chassis Table

Despite the endless backlog of restoration work and parts production, we have been steadily moving forward on our ultimate goal of building complete, NEW E-Type monocoque body shells. Along those lines, I found this little gem about a year ago, … Continue reading

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Take It To The Limit…

By the early Summer of 1988, “The Jag” was operational, although it was still a long way from “done”… After over a year of sanding Bondo, I had completed the bodywork, and the whole car was now in grey primer. … Continue reading

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And you thought YOUR Jaguar had rust!!!

Recently I ran across a couple of things that were too good not to share with you… The first was a set of photos that were texted to me from a gentleman in Florida of a couple of “rough” bonnets…  … Continue reading

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E-Type Rescue – my favorite hobby…

Right in the middle of the building of the new shop, I got a call about an abandoned E-Type project.  It was also about one day after I proclaimed to Brent and Janie that I have WAY too much stuff … Continue reading

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Holiday Fun in the Family E-Type!

When I was a kid (I start off alot of stories like that…), in addition to driving my E-Type and working at the Jag shop, my father and I got into 1920’s antique cars pretty heavy for a while.  We … Continue reading

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Driven By Disruption!

Early this year, I found a ’65 Roadster for my customer and friend Shaun Saunders in Scottsdale, AZ.  He is always looking for good restoration candidates, which will eventually be sent to the RM Auctions in Scottsdale, AZ and Monterey, … Continue reading

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Moving TONS of stuff into the new shop!

Hello Again! Yes – I’m still here! Sorry it has been AGES since I last put up a blog entry, but there has been ALOT going on! When I last posted on here, we had just completed construction (for the … Continue reading

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Jaguar E-Type Roadster (OTS) – Restored and Ready – SOLD!

1968 Jaguar E-Type Roadster – SOLD! About 3 weeks after I wrote this up for George, a gentleman in Long Island, NY read through this blog, called George, drove down to see the car on a crisp late Summer day, … Continue reading

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British Royalty at the Antique Boat Museum!

During the Summer, I spend my weekends on the St. Lawrence River in upstate New York.  This past weekend, I had been kicking around the idea of staying home to get things done, but at the last minute, I just … Continue reading

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Just an average Summer weekend…

Well, Summer arrived officially a few days ago on Sunday, which was actually Father’s Day as well! Last week, Janie and the kids moved up to the Summer house for the next 8 weeks, and I’m back to being a … Continue reading

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The Latest Adventure!

When I left Peoria, IL this Spring, I had to leave the ’68 2+2 behind – I was already overloaded!  I had planned to have the E-Type picked up by an auto transport company, but plans changed… About 3 weeks … Continue reading

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