11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June).  

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June). 

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

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Jaguar, E Type Fixed Head Coupé, Series 1 (4.2ltr) - Two Seater

Made to last, our Two-Seater Series 1, 4.2ltr Jaguar E Type (XKE) Fixed Head Coupe interior trim and upholstery restoration kits are manufactured to the highest levels of quality and workmanship from our manufacturing unit based in the Cotswolds, UK. We do not supply any mechanical, engine or bodywork parts - instead choosing to purely focus on the manufacture and supply interior related products including the trim panels, seat covers, carpet flooring kits, and headliner hardtops. This dedication to our craft has led us to become one of the most highly regarded classic car restoration manufacturing firms in the world.

With unrivalled knowledge of original specifications, coupled with the widest range of colours and materials for those seeking a more bespoke finish - John Skinner Ltd are the favoured choice for both amateur enthusiasts, as well as professional trimmers and restoration companies all over the globe; and have been for over four decades.

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We love to see and share our customer's restoration projects. Here are just some of our kits gracing the interiors of customer's cars from all over the world.

(Note: Some images may showcase a different model of car, with shared interior trim parts to the model page being viewed)

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Jaguar E Type FHC (Series 1, 4.2ltr) Original Colours

Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS
Indigo Red, Light Blue
Carmen Red Biscuit Light Tan, Red, Black
British Racing Green Suede Green, Beige, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Pearl Dark Blue, Red
Opalescent Dark Blue Dark Blue, Red
Opalescent Gunmetal Dark Blue, Light Blue, Red, Beige
Opalescent Dark Green Suede Green, Beige, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Opalescent Silver Grey Red, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Grey
Imperial Maroon Tan
Cream Cream, Red, Black
Opalescent Silver Blue Grey, Dark Blue
Sherwood Green Suede Green, Biscuit Light Tan, Tan
Black Red, Grey, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Cotswold Blue Dark Blue
Mist Grey Red
Bronze Beige, Red, Tan
Claret Beige
Sand Black, Beige
Opalescent Maroon Maroon, Beige
Pale Primrose Black, Beige

Information from: Porter, P. (1990) Original Jaguar E-Type – The Restorer’s Guide to 3.8, 4.2, and V12 Roadster, Fixed Head Coupé and 2+2 – Bay View Books Ltd.

 


Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (XKE FHC) Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd

It is widely accepted that the interpretation of original shades varies depending on who you ask – and may well have varied from the original factory production line. As a result, John Skinner Ltd offers multiple shade options for each original colour.

Black
Black
Black
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Saville Grey
Saville Grey
Saville Grey
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French Blue
French Blue
French Blue
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Old Grey (Antiqued)
Old Grey (Antiqued)
Old Grey (Antiqued)
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Grey
Grey
Grey
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Dark Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Blue
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Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
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Suede Green
Suede Green
Suede Green
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Maroon
Maroon
Maroon
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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New Tan
New Tan
New Tan
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Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
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Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
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Barley Beige
Barley Beige
Barley Beige
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Old Beige (Antiqued)
Old Beige (Antiqued)
Old Beige (Antiqued)
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Stone
Stone
Stone
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Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
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Magnolia
Magnolia
Magnolia
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Parchment
Parchment
Parchment
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Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not necessarily the names Jaguar originally used for these colours.

We can also offer non-original custom colour schemes if you so desire. Please see our online shop for more details.

As part of the quotation/ordering process, we will arrange for samples to be sent for final confirmation – so browse and shop with complete peace of mind, knowing that we will guide you through step-by-step with all the information you require.

 


 

A note on Piping/Beading

Trim Panels

Jaguar E Type models featured Piping matching the main trim colour. See the above Original Colours chart for more information. 

We can also offer the largest range of non-standard “bespoke” colours schemes for those looking for a more customised finish.

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Complete Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Complete Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Hardura, Felt, Moquette, Hardboard, Millboard, Foam, Metal, Flocked Paper, Piping

  • This complete trim kit includes all the main Trim Panels, Carpets and Flooring, Luggage / Boot / Trunk area and Re-Trim kits for the Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe 4.2 litre Series 1 model.
  • Includes items as listed below.
  • Does not include items listed as “Optional Extra” – such as the Seat Foam Paddings + Woodwork, moulded Dash Top Panel, Door Pull Armrests, Jack Bag, and Tool Roll kit.

A Post Footwell Panels

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) A Post Footwell Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura Tuffelt material to fit your Footwell “A” Post panels.
  • Pre-marked hole for the optional external bonnet release.

Door Panels: Main

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Door Panels: Main

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Material covered Hardboard + 3mm Foam Door Panels.
  • Does NOT include Chrome parts.
  • Includes pre-cut holes for fixing.

Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose material & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Door Top Roll area.

Inner Sill Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Inner Sill Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose materials & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Inner Sill areas.

Underdash Millboard Panels

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Underdash Millboard Panels

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Materials: Millboard

  • Pre-cut millboard panels for re-trimming your under dash wiring area.
  • To be used in conjunction with the Underdash Hardura Panels.
  • Originally supplied in Black.

Underdash Hardura Panels

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Underdash Hardura Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut & edged Hardura Tuffelt panels for covering the wiring underneath the Dash area.
  • To be used in conjunction with the Underdash Millboard Panels.
  • Originally supplied in Black. Other colours are available.

Closing Rebate Panels

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Closing Rebate Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed twisted metal panels for the rebate area.
  • Situated on the B Post area where the Door closes.

Quarter Panels (Type 2)

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Quarter Panels (Type 2)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard, Foam

  • Material covered, pre-cut and creased Millboard Panel, for the Quarter / B Post Panels.
  • 3mm foam padding.
  • “Type 2” for Later Fixed Head Coupe models.
  • Includes pre-cut and trimmed hole for the Quarter Panel Pockets.
  • To be used in conjunction with “Type 2” Rear Side Casing Panels.

Quarter Panels (Type 3)

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Quarter Panels (Type 3)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard, Foam, Piping

  • Material covered, pre-cut and creased Millboard Panel, for the Quarter / B Post Panels.
  • 3mm foam padding.
  • “Type 3” for Later Fixed Head Coupe models.
  • Includes piping as original.
  • To be used in conjunction with “Type 2” Rear Side Casing Panels.

Quarter Panel Pocket

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Quarter Panel Pocket

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Materials: Union Cloth, Millboard

  • Pre-cut, creased and trimmed Millboard Glovebox Pockets for the Quarter Panels.
  • Trimmed in Beige “West of England” Union Cloth, as original.
  • Only suitable for cars with “Type 2” Quarter Panels.

Wheel Arch Covers

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Wheel Arch Covers

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut & sewn materials and 3mm foam padding to re-trim your Wheelarch areas.
  • Includes Piping as original.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material for the rear inspection panel area.
  • Vinyl as original for the 4.2ltr Series 1 Fixed Head Coupe.

Rear Side Panels (Type 2)

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Rear Side Panels (Type 2)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard, Foam

  • Material covered, pre-cut Millboard Panel, for Rear Side Casing Panel area.
  • 3mm foam padding.
  • “Type 2” for Later Fixed Head Coupe models.
  • Includes Piping as original.
  • To be used in conjunction with “Type 2” & “Type 3” Quarter Panels.

Rear Door Panel

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Rear Door Panel

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Fully trimmed Hardboard Panel for the Rear Door Panel area.
  • 3mm Foam Padding.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material for re-trimming the moulded plastic top section of the Rear Door area.
  • Includes small trimmed hardboard panel for the lock / catch area.

Rear Lower Cover Panel

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Rear Lower Cover Panel

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Pre-cut aluminium panel, trimmed in materials with flap on one edge, for trimming below the Rear Door area.

Rear Cubby Box Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Rear Cubby Box Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Hardura, Foam

  • Pre-cut materials for re-trimming the Cubby Box area between the main cockpit and luggage area of your car.
  • Includes pre-cut Vinyl and 3mm foam as well as…
  • Series 1, 3.8ltr and 4.2ltr – edged Hardura material.
  • Series 1.5 & Series 2 (4.2ltr) – un-edged Carpet material.

Lower Rear Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Lower Rear Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Moquette, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose Moquette & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Lower Bulkhead area.
  • Moquette as original for the Series 1 models.

 

Cant Rail Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Cant Rail Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut loose materials for re-trimming your upper Cant Rail parts.

Rear Hinge & Lock Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Rear Hinge & Lock Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut and sewn materials used to re-cover your moulded plastic Rear Door Hinge and Lock parts.
  • Includes top-stitching detail.

Hinge & Lock Moulded Panels

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Hinge & Lock Moulded Panels

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Materials: Metal, Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded plastic replacement panels for your Rear Door Hinge & Lock parts.

 

***Optional Extra***

Headliner Lining Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Headliner Lining Kit

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Materials: Union Cloth, Foam

  • Pre-cut “West of England” Union Cloth for re-trimming your inner roof lining area.
  • Includes 3mm pre-bonded foam backing on main headliner section.
  • Includes pre-sewn “L’s” with 8mm rubber piping for the side pieces.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material for re-trimming your Sunvisors.
  • Actual Sunvisors sold separately.

Sunvisors Inners

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Sunvisors Inners

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded plastic replacements for your Sunvisors.

 

***Optional Extra***

Sunvisors (Fully Trimmed)

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Sunvisors (Fully Trimmed)

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Materials: Union Cloth, Moulded Plastic

  • Fully trimmed Union Cloth Sunvisors units, with new plastic inners.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Pull Armrest

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Door Pull Armrest

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal, Moulded Plastic

  • Fully Trimmed Door Armrests, including moulded Plastic lower section, and Chrome strip, and Padded Top Section.

 

***Optional Extra***

Glove Box

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Glove Box

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Materials: Millboard, Flocked Paper

  • Fully Trimmed Millboard Glove Box.
  • Trimmed in Black Flocked Paper.

Dash Top Panel

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-cut & formed moulded plastic Dash Top Panel.
  • Only available in Black “As Original”.

 

***Optional Extra***

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Trim Panel Fixing Kit

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Materials: Metal

  • Fixing Clips used to attach your main Trim Panels to the bodywork of your car.
Seat Covers & Hardware

Front Seat Cover Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Includes Moquette Backrest backs as per original specification for Series 1, 4.2ltr model.

Front Seat Cushion Foams

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Cushion Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for the Cushions covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Cushion Diaphragms

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Cushion Diaphragms

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Materials: Plywood

  • Moulded Rubber Seat Cushion Diaphragms.
  • Includes fitted metal clips for attaching to Seat Frame.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Backrest Paddings

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Backrest Paddings

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Materials: Rubberised Horsehair

  • Pre-cut Rubberised Horsehair Backrests covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

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Materials: Plywood

  • Pre-cut and formed Plywood parts used to “tack” your Seat Covers to your Seat Frame.

 

***Optional Extra***

Centre Console Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Centre Console Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam, Piping

  • Pre-cut loose & sewn Vinyl & Leather & 3mm foam for re-trimming your Centre Console area.
  • Includes a replacement Leather Gear Lever (Boot) Gaitor.
  • Includes pre-sewn leather Centre Console / Armrest Lid.
  • Includes trimmed hardboard panels for the inside of Centre Console Centre Armrest “Lid” Cover.
  • Includes Piping section for filling in slot around Radio Panel & Console sides.

 

Tool Storage Roll

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Tool Storage Roll

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Materials: Vinyl, Hardura

  • Pre-cut & sewn Hardura Tuffelt material that forms a Tool Storage Kit bag to store all relevant Tools for your car.
  • Black “As Original”.
  • Includes strap & buckle for rolling up.

 

***Optional Extra***

Jack Bag

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Jack Bag

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Materials: Vinyl, Hardura

  • Pre-cut & sewn Hardura material that forms a Jack Bag to store your car jack
  • Black “As Original”.
  • Includes strap for tying up bag.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Wadding Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Seat Wadding Kit

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Materials: Foam

  • Used to “pad out” small areas of the Seat Covers that the Foams cannot fill, for best results.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Clips

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Seat Clips

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Materials: Metal

  • “U” Shaped Black Seat Clips, to help Re-Trimming your Seat Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set (Non Flat Floor)

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Carpet Set (Non Flat Floor)

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Materials: Vinyl, Wool, Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, Carpet pieces for the main cockpit of your car.
  • Binding / Edging to original specification.
  • Includes self coloured storvic heelpads on Driver and Passenger Front Floors.
  • Includes pre-sewn Hardura pocket on back of Left Gearbox Side Carpet, as original.
  • Features “D” shaped Heelpad on the Left Hand Gearbox Transmission Side, for LHD models only.

Underfelt Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.

Underseat Panels

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Underseat Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura material to fit your “A” Post panels.
  • Suitable for the Non Flat Floor Series 1, 3.8ltr model.

Rear Luggage Floor Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Rear Luggage Floor Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut materials for re-trimming the plywood panels of your Rear Luggage Floor Boot / Trunk Flooring.
  • Does not include Chrome Strips.

Carpet Fixing Kit

Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) Carpet Fixing Kit

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Fixing clips used to attach your Carpet Set to the bodywork of your car.
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What year was your classic car manufactured?

If you know your chassis number, then this is always useful information to know as it can help us identify certain interior trim changes specifications...

Please select any materials that you are interested in using for your restoration. You can then explain in more details, if required. using the "Additional Information" text box at below.

Please note that some Marques of car used the same colour piping as the main trim colour e.g. Jaguars. Other Marques used a variety of colours to piping Seats / Panels. We can offer "as original" or a more custom finish (* surcharges may apply)

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Please note that photos / website images can be very misleading due to light / photo / screen settings. We strongly recommend our customers request physical samples prior to confirming orders.

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Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Series 1 (4.2ltr) - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1964 - 1967 Number Produced: 5,832 Chassis Number Range: 1E20001 - 1E21583 (RHD) / 1E30001 - 1E34249 (LHD) Designer: Malcolm Sayer