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  Lot 372

1968 Jaguar 340

Sold for £12,938

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: YNO768F
Chassis No: P1J51171BW

Motor Car Location: Somerset

  • Upgraded with MK2 'big bumpers' and front fog lights
  • Extensively restored including an engine overhaul, interior re-trim and new brightwork etc
  • Thousands of pounds spent with David Manners and SC parts etc
  • Said to 'drive very well' with power steering and automatic transmission

‘YNO 768F’ has reportedly been the subject of extensive restoration and improvement works over the past twelve years including:

2008: Bare metal repaint, new leather upholstery, carpets and headlining

2012: New exhaust system and manifold, front offside jacking point replaced

2014: Full overhaul and renewal of braking system: discs / callipers / pads and flexible hoses. Bushes replaced in steering column. New battery and solenoid. Refurbish dynamo. Strip and clean control box. Fit new rear shock absorbers and bushes. Removal of front subframe and all steering joints replaced or adjusted (including column to steering rack and new subframe mountings). Remove air horns and fit two tone electric horns. Full flat down and respray in Jaguar Phoenix Red.

2015: Full service of engine and automatic gearbox. Gearbox filter cleaned and wiper motor refurbished.

2016: New power steering pipes fitted and bonnet release cable renewed

2019: Cooling system drained and refilled with anti-freeze

The front and rear windscreen rubbers have been replaced, however, the associated chrome trims have not been reinstated (though, they do come with the car). Visually enhanced with earlier MK2 ‘big bumpers’ and front fog lamps, the sports saloon rides on wire wheels. Further understood to have been treated to overhauls of its engine and carburettors in the past, ‘YNO 768F’ is said to ‘drive very well’. Offered for sale with assorted old MOT certificates (dating back to the 1980s), restoration photos and thousands of pounds worth of invoices from the likes of SNG Barratt and David Manners etc


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