Your Project Status

Jaguar XJS Mechanical


Project scope remains on track. No significant changes or issues to report.


Project budget is good. Project cost is in line with the most recent discussions.


Project schedule is on track. Work has restarted and we are assessing final tasks.

Overall Status



Work was able to restart in October and significant progress was made across multiple areas. We are looking forward to starting up the engine in early November.

Progress Since Last Report

  • Valve cover gaskets replaced
  • Injectors cleaned and reinstalled
  • Ignition components ordered and received
  • Plug wires 
  • Fan clutch and blades replaced
  • Exhaust downpipes, tips, mufflers, ordered and recieved
  • Wheels ordered, received, and reconditioned (picture below)


  • Completion of ignition system
  • Engine testing and tuning
  • Exhaust installation
  • Convertable top testing and configuration
  • Interior work TBD

Project Scope

Mechanical restoration of 1989 Jaguar XJS. 

  • Front and rear suspension system rebuild
  • Front and rear brake rebuild
  • Ignition system conversion
  • Reseal of top half engine
  • Updated AC system
  • Replace exhaust system
  • Convertable top mechanical repair and fabric replacement
  • Interior work TBD
  • Replacement wheel procurement and reconditioning


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