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Old 11-01-2005, 20:01   #1 (permalink)
Jon A
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Saloon

Now that I have your attention, looking into the possibility of buying
an older MK* for fun and restoration. My single kitty needs an older
roommate. Just looking for a project to play with. Not anything as
expensive as a 140 or so but something classic. Where is the first
place to start in the education department? Books, mags, etc.
Located in North Texas. Thanks

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Old 11-02-2005, 00:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Saloon

On Tue, 01 Nov 2005 21:48:12 -0600, Jon A <jona@ev1.net> wrote:

>Now that I have your attention, looking into the possibility of buying
>an older MK* for fun and restoration. My single kitty needs an older
>roommate. Just looking for a project to play with. Not anything as
>expensive as a 140 or so but something classic. Where is the first
>place to start in the education department? Books, mags, etc.
>Located in North Texas.


Definitive book is Jaguar Saloon Cars by Paul Skilleter. Published in
the US by Haynes Publications Inc., 861 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park,
California 91320. Library of Congress catalog card number is 87-82840.
ISBN is 0-85429-596-8. First published 1980. Second edition 1988.

David Betts (davidb@motorsport.org.uk)
The Classic Car Gallery: http://www.ofoto.com/I.jsp?m=17830847103&n=398038677
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Old 11-02-2005, 06:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Saloon

On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 07:40:36 GMT, David Betts <dabetts@ntlworld.com>
wrote:

>On Tue, 01 Nov 2005 21:48:12 -0600, Jon A <jona@ev1.net> wrote:
>
>>Now that I have your attention, looking into the possibility of buying
>>an older MK* for fun and restoration. My single kitty needs an older
>>roommate. Just looking for a project to play with. Not anything as
>>expensive as a 140 or so but something classic. Where is the first
>>place to start in the education department? Books, mags, etc.
>>Located in North Texas.

>
>Definitive book is Jaguar Saloon Cars by Paul Skilleter. Published in
>the US by Haynes Publications Inc., 861 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park,
>California 91320. Library of Congress catalog card number is 87-82840.
>ISBN is 0-85429-596-8. First published 1980. Second edition 1988.
>
>David Betts (davidb@motorsport.org.uk)
>The Classic Car Gallery: http://www.ofoto.com/I.jsp?m=17830847103&n=398038677


Thanks, that's where I'll start.
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Old 11-02-2005, 07:01   #4 (permalink)
Jon A
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Re: Saloon

On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 07:40:36 GMT, David Betts <dabetts@ntlworld.com>
wrote:

>On Tue, 01 Nov 2005 21:48:12 -0600, Jon A <jona@ev1.net> wrote:
>
>>Now that I have your attention, looking into the possibility of buying
>>an older MK* for fun and restoration. My single kitty needs an older
>>roommate. Just looking for a project to play with. Not anything as
>>expensive as a 140 or so but something classic. Where is the first
>>place to start in the education department? Books, mags, etc.
>>Located in North Texas.

>
>Definitive book is Jaguar Saloon Cars by Paul Skilleter. Published in
>the US by Haynes Publications Inc., 861 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park,
>California 91320. Library of Congress catalog card number is 87-82840.
>ISBN is 0-85429-596-8. First published 1980. Second edition 1988.
>
>David Betts (davidb@motorsport.org.uk)
>The Classic Car Gallery: http://www.ofoto.com/I.jsp?m=17830847103&n=398038677


Wow, I found one used for $100.00 through Amazon.com. Let the
spending begin!

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Old 11-03-2005, 00:01   #5 (permalink)
David Betts
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Re: Saloon

On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 08:02:35 -0600, Jon A <jona@ev1.net> wrote:

>On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 07:40:36 GMT, David Betts <dabetts@ntlworld.com>
>wrote:
>
>>Definitive book is Jaguar Saloon Cars by Paul Skilleter. Published in
>>the US by Haynes Publications Inc., 861 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park,
>>California 91320. Library of Congress catalog card number is 87-82840.
>>ISBN is 0-85429-596-8. First published 1980. Second edition 1988.

>
>Wow, I found one used for $100.00 through Amazon.com. Let the
>spending begin!


Scary price. I dread to think what my library is worth!

David Betts (davidb@motorsport.org.uk)
The Classic Car Gallery: http://www.ofoto.com/I.jsp?m=17830847103&n=398038677
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