No blueprints, I am positive
. It was an $85K-PLUS restomod. I’m attaching some pix taken during the work. BTW, the previous owner had the work done, and the story was that he died shortly after the completion, and, as usual, the kids did nto know what they had and dumped the car (which was fortunate for me).
The restorer/mechanic was Modern Classic Motors, Russ Sheperd, Phone: (510) 533-6469
Here is a basic description of what was done to the car:
"One of a kind custom designed sleeper. Vehicle Description 1967 Jaguar 420G Sedan This car will make you feel like a Rock Star. Fast and elegant, custom designed sleeper. 502 cubic engine combined with the luxury of a rare 420 G Jaguar. Extremely fast and sophisticated, completely redone. Here’s a list of what was what was done to it. Strip care to bare metal, pre prime and prime complete car. Sand block complete car for smoothness. Re-sand and prime again for fill. Wetsand complete car for preparation for painting. Pre-paint car one time complete and re-sand and polish complete car for final finish. A two part urethane paint (Silkkens). Upon completion of final finish all chrome siding, door, glass and front and rear glass, all molding, trim & bumpers are reassembled new front and rear glass window seals. It has a brand new Gear Vender overdrive unit. Engine compartment completely insulated before the installation of a brand new out of the crate 502 cubic engine. and transmission. make all necessary cuts and alterations to the transmission tunnel to accommodate 400 transmission. Fabricate front engine mounts and transmission cross member. Fabricate & weld all mounts. Remove drivers side header & fabricate to clear steering shaft. fabricate new power steering hoses & pullys. Fabricate radiator fan clearances. Fabricate radiator mounts. Fabricate radiator hose and install. Fabricate drive shaft and install. Fabricate all shifting linkage necessary for shifting fabricate throttle linkage and install. fabricate electrical system to accommodate new motor. Remove original front and rear suspension and replace with a completely rebuilt 1976 XJS suspension, complete with rack and pinion steering. Make all necessary measurements. Prepare frame for fabrication of all brackets for a XJS suspension conversion this includes sand blasting of all components and painting and reassembling, using all new related parts. Break upgraded and completely rebuilt all racing breaks and pads. All new air ducts to brakes complete exhaust system fabrication and installation. Removal of gas tanks, clean and reinstall: clean all fuel lines. Remove 502 engine and transmission for final foot welds & sealing, undercoating, and detail engine compartment & paint engine compartment. Reinstall 502 engine and transmission hook up all components for start up 4 new Pirelli Tires. Installed top of the line stereo system and ten cd changer, alarm. the car was rebuilt in 1998. The engine now has about 10,000 miles on it. at least 315 hours and $ 85,000 went into this amazing car. "