Charles' Jaguar XK120 DHC - Construction -   now that the development process is complete the construction process begins. This beauty will  have fold down top, power windows, rear jump seat,  Chrysler 4.0L  I6 (195 hp) fuel injected engine, automatic overdrive transmission, modified Mustang GT power disc brake suspension and differential, Mustang II front suspension with disc brakes, custom leather interior, custom interior burl wood work, Air-Tique heat-defrost-air conditioning, custom wire wheels, ....... much more.   watch the car emerge !

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 here is our goal..... will we make it ?  You be the judge !           here is where we are now

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    special custom built wires to fit the new suspension/body  

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final 4.0L positioning    OD trans & LOKAR  shifter/brake handle   park/turn light fender alteration 



first molded windshield cowl from the buck


 final column position, dash support steel, steering extension... welded steel floor and trans cover 



windshield frame attached and bulkhead steel reinforced         welded windshield cowl sub-frame


 dashboard wood work complete      Carpethian Elm    seat frame construction..leather to follow    


body paint preparation begins                   the famous "port-starboard" look is gone forever



test fit interior and dashboard


final fitting of bumpers, tag holder, exhaust, lighting


    heading out to the painter for silver metallic base/clear coat                 in the paint booth



back home again 


        making the top fabric pattern.....................................   finished top


chromed vent window-door glass                                        windshield complete



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