Jaguar XJR-S 6.0: finally we have paint!

Although it took a huge amount of time to get the bodyshop to make a proper start on the XJR-S (pre-facelift), fortunately it seems they've gotten in a rhythm and painted the car a week or so later. I was sent the photos below on Friday, and by now the bodykit will have been painted …

921 days later…..the XJR-S 6.0 is in primer.

No less than 921 days after delivering the Jaguar XJR-S 6.0 to the paint shop, it has finally been primered. My patience, at times, has been tested with the inefficiency, but considering it is a small business and a reasonable rate I've tried not to complain too much. The bodywork to correct rust to the …

12 months, 12,152 miles, who says an XJS is unreliable?

Friday was the day that I took J258 for its MOT re-test, after it failed the day before for a minor handbrake imbalance and a loose seat belt anchor, which had been loosened slightly to make it easier to adjust the handbrake, somewhat ironically. Anyone who has used or worked on an XJS hand brake …

Attempting to make a Christmas video with the Curfew XJ-S…

As I'm sure you can guess from the absence of a Christmas video in this post, we didn't quite manage to complete it. It was probably a bit much for me to expect the Curfew Jag to survive the attempt, especially considering it still needs a lot of work to make it a useable car. …