floors also had quite a bit of rust due the the blocked air-conditioning
drains leaking into the interior of the car - a typical Jaguar problem.
The floors were repaired, and some other rust repairs and dents were
repaired before the final paint was applied. It is painted Leyland
"Devil Yellow" in acrylic. The engine and engine bay are painted
the same colour as the body, and Dave and Burnie spent 40 hours on the two
inner guards, welding seams and filling unwanted holes. The battery has
been relocated to the boot and a box was fabricated in place of the
battery to hold all the cars electrics. Wiring in the engine bay has been
hidden in the mudguard channels.
the restoration, the only item that was not removed from the car was the
rear end, however, it received new disc rotors and handbrake pads. A set
of heavy duty rear coils were made and fitted along with a set of Koni
shock absorbers. The front end was removed, and fitted with new bushes,
ball joints and rubbers, a much easier job when removed from the car. A
heavy duty sway bay and adjustable Koni's were also fitted to the front.