Posts Tagged ‘Firewall’

Air Conditioning

Air conditioning the Mk2 is not an easy task. The primary problem is lack of space. The engine bay is already crowded and adding a compressor, hoses, condenser and related hardware is a challenge and then one must find a place for the evaporator. Jaguar had dealers install the evaporators in the boot with cool […]


Body Metal work

Body Metal Work I knew when I purchased my MK2 that it had a few areas that would require rust repair, although for a fifty year old British car it was remarkably free of serious rust problems. Immediately recognizable was battery acid/rust damage to the firewall, and the plenum was swiss cheese. I expect that the plenum […]


Entry 32 – Firewall, Brake Hoses, Anti-Roll Bar, Front Suspension, Steering Idler

ARB Bracket Spacer

Engine Bay I got to work early on Sunday morning. There were a few more odds and ends in the engine bay I took care of first including removing some fasteners I had left in the car when I disassembled other components. I also removed the sheet metal patch panel that the previous owner had […]


Entry 27 – Tack Strips, Wiper Assembly, Battery, Solenoid, Bonnet Cable, Firewall

LH Wiper Post

Today is my birthday and I have taken the day off from work and devoted it to the Jaguar. I began by stripping more trim from the front RH side of the interior. As with the LH side, there was a section of red vinyl to remove, and behind the vinyl was a small triangle […]


Entry 23 – Engine, Gearbox Cover, Wiring, Shift Lever

Engine Out!

Engine Pull Sunday was to be the day of the “Big Pull.” My younger son,Scott, arrived in the early afternoon to help me get the engine, gearbox and overdrive out of “Stinky.” Before he joined me, however, there were a few last minute items to take care of. First, I had ordered a device from […]