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E Type 4.2 engine rebuild

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Any suggestions for a rebuild shop for a 1968 4.2 jag rebuild - motor runs good (95,00 miles), but rear main seal leakes badly - I'm in reno, nv - midnight
 

LarryK

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If the only thing wrong is the rear main, trans can be removed and replace rear seal. Might take front suspension drop and oil pan, but a lot cheaper than a rebuild. I'm not in Nev., so shops not known to me.
 

LarryK

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XKs is expensive, and so is the Jag place in idaho. Have you tried inquiring with the local Jag Club and see what the area members use?
 

Geo Hahn

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I had mine rebuilt by Dick Maury at Coventry West: https://www.coventrywest.com/rebuilt-jaguar-engines

They are in Georgia, I am in Tucson - but their reputation and seeing a friend's engine they had done convinced me to send it to them.

Not difficult, I laid it on an old tire on a 4x4 pallet and strapped it down. They arranged shipping - about $300 each way which is not much in the grand scheme of (Jaguar) things.

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About 8 weeks later:

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