For Sale: 1978 Jaguar XJ in Austin, Texas

Vehicle Description

Rare RHD Jaguar XJS roadster, custom, hi performance V12, car was converted originally by Aston Martin coachworks England, into a Cabriolet.

Complete restore Fla. 1994/1996, NO RUST.  have available a 2 hour video of build , including engine and drive train, and body/paint work!

Engine 5.3L V12, hi comp pistons, balanced, Vandervell bearings, steel crank, forged rods.

Crane race cams,&springs ,heads ported polished , Oversize forged SS valves, inlet &exhaust, exhaust ports and head flat chambers Thermal Ceramic coated, reduces heat into coolant, 80% of Jag V12s went down because of overheating and coolant loss! Exhaust manifolds ported and thermal coated!

Large exhaust system full flow (loud), all 12 cylinders exit one 5" outlet, a V12 at 6500rpm sound turns to a whistle, 7000, LOL.

Custom standalone ECU updated 2006 SDS, fully adjustable while driving.

Wide body rears,no door handles(remote),or inside.

Custom fuel system, poly tank(no rust),SS pump, alloy lines, Aeroquip fittings + filter.

LSD (limited slip) 3.73 ratio, 

Transmission, GM Corvette 700R4 overdrive,built HD., aluminum driveshaft balanced, HD joints.

Suspension Gas shocks, custom springs, larger front antiroll bar, new bushes Moog.

Wheels ENKEI ,18" dia. 9 wide front, 10wide rears. new rear tires 275-35-18, frt. 275-35-18 KDW new.

New brake M/C, new vac booster, SS lines.  frt Wilwood calipers, Hawk pads.

Interior leather seats, FLO FIT, new wood dash inserts, floor sound insulation&heat reducing,plus carpet.

Paint DUPONT BEST, Base /clear coat.

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Vehicle Details

  • 1978 Jaguar XJ
  • Listing ID:CC-1134243
  • Price:$45,000 (OBO)
  • Location:Austin, Texas
  • Year:1978
  • Make:Jaguar
  • Model:XJ
  • Exterior Color:Silver Champagne
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-12
  • Odometer:23850
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Fuel Injection:Yes
  • Electronic Ignition:Yes
  • Ported:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive

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