An essential reference for anyone considering a restoration of one of these classic luxury saloon cars, this book covers the Series 1, 2 and 3 XJ6 models built between 1969 and 1986. This manual shows you how to strip down, rebuild and tune an XK engine; repair and modify suspension; revate interior trim; strip down and rebuild mechanical components; and repair and replace bodywork. Illustrated with more than 900 photographs and diagrams, it also explains what to look for when buying a used XJ6. Key content * Model heritage and development. * What to look for when buying a project vehicle and the pitfalls to avoid. * How to revate bodywork and chassis, including the renewal of major panels and repainting. * Repairing and renewing interior trim and fitting accessories. * How to give new life to mechanical and electrical components, including XK engine overhaul. * Transmission servicing and replacement. * Suspension overhaul and replacement. * In series with best-selling Restoration Manual titles including Ford Escort & Cortina Mk I & Mk II, Land Rover Series I, II & III, Land Rover 90, 110 & Defender, Range Rover, MG Midget, MGB, Mini, Porsche 911, Triumph Spitfire, GT6, Vitesse & Herald, VW Beetle and VW Golf. Promotional plans * Review coverage in specialist press including Jaguar World, Jaguar Enthusiast and Jaguar Monthly. *Advertising placed in Practical Classics and Classics. *Direct mail in association with Jaguar owners clubs. The author Dave Pollard is a well-kwn and highly regarded author of practical motoring books and a regular contributor to the motoring press. Author of Haynes's well-received Range Rover Restoration Manual, Jaguar XK Engine, Audi Quattro Book and You & Your Land Rover Discovery, he lives in rural Shropshire.
Dave Pollard is a well-known and highly regarded author of practical motoring books and a regular contributor to the motoring press. Author of Haynes' Range Rover Restoration Manual, You & Your Land Rover Discovery, You & Your Range Rover, Jaguar XK Engine and Audi Quattro Book, he lives in rural Shropshire.