Please note that Jonathon Skinner is away from Friday 24th September, returning Monday 4th October. All enquiries/emails will be dealt with after this date. Thank you for your patience & understanding.

17th August 2021

Update – Retail Customers

Following on from our message in May – we thank you for your on-going patience whilst we worked through our backorders. You will be pleased to know that we have made significant progress –  and whilst we are still working through some backorders – we aim to be accepting all new retail orders again from the week commencing the 6th September 2021.

Going forward – to avoid disappointment with your restoration – we recommend that you place your order in plenty of time.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our website as follows:

Austin Healey & Triumph TR Customers – browse our extensive product library for details and pricing – selecting the products you are considering using our unique “Build a Quote” system. Once submitted, our experienced sales team can review our choices and get back in touch to discuss the finer details and send you material samples based on your choices.

Jaguar & MGA Customers – find lots of useful information and photos about the products we can offer for your restoration on the individual Model Pages for each marque/model. At the bottom of these model pages, you will find a Contact Form specific to your car – which you can fill in and submit with your restoration requirements – and one of our experienced sales team will formulate a Quote for you to get the ball rolling.

Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after the 6th September 2021. 

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Jaguar, E Type Open Two-Seater Roadster (OTS), Series 1.5 (4.2ltr)

Made to last, our Open Two-Seater Series 1.5, 4.2ltr Jaguar E Type (XKE) Roadster 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 soft hood convertible hood weather equipment items. 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.

Don't just take our word for it - we have plenty of customers willing to show and prove the quality of our products and kits...

Our customer’s cars

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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)

Our Jaguar E-Type OTS online shop is coming soon. In the meantime, browse our product photos and information below.
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Jaguar E Type OTS (Series 1.5, 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
Cream Black
Warwick Grey Red, Biscuit Light Tan, Dark Blue
Dark Blue Red, Light Blue, Grey
Black Red, Grey, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Carmen Red Black, Red, Beige
Opalescent Silver Grey Red, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Grey
Opalescent Silver Blue Grey, Dark Blue
Opalescent Maroon Maroon Beige
Golden Sand Red, Biscuit Light Tan
Pale Primrose Black, Beige
Opalescent Silver Blue Grey, Dark Blue
Willow Green Grey, Suede Green, Biscuit Light Tan, Beige
Beige Red, Suede Green, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
British Racing Green Suede Green, Beige, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan

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 Open Two-Seater (XKE OTS/DHC) Roadster 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

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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Trim Panels

Complete Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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, Boot / Trunk area and Re-Trim kits for the Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster 4.2 litre Series 1.5.
  • 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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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.
  • Series 1.5 models featured options for: 1) No Slot, or 2) 25.5cm Slot, or 3) 28cm Slot.

Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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.

Windscreen Frame Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Windscreen Frame Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut loose Leathercloth for re-trimming your Windscreen Pillar areas.
  • Black “As Original”.

Closing Rebate Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Quarter Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed metal panels for the Quarter / B Post Panels.
  • 3mm foam padding.
  • Includes pre-cut and trimmed hole for the Hood Frame mechanism.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material to re-trim the body section situation behind the hole.

 

Wheel Arch Re-Trim Kit Covers

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Wheel Arch Re-Trim Kit Covers

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Materials: Moquette, Foam

  • Pre-cut materials & 3mm foam for re-trimming your Wheelarch area.
  • Some Series 1.5 featured this part in Moquette, like the Series 1 models; whilst others in Vinyl, like the Series 2 models.

Hood Frame Pivot Cover Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Hood Frame Pivot Cover Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed metal panels for the Hood Frame Pivot Panel area.
  • Includes pre-cut holes for the Hood Frame fixings.

Light Area Cover Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Light Area Cover Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed metal panels for the Rear Bulkhead Light Area Panel area.
  • Includes pre-cut fixings holes.

Rear Bulkhead Panel

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Rear Bulkhead Panel

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura material to fit your Rear Bulkhead area.

Lower Rear Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Lower Rear Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Moquette, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose Moquette or Vinyl & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Lower Bulkhead area.
  • Some Series 1.5 featured this part in Moquette, like the Series 1 models; whilst others in Vinyl, like the Series 2 models.
  • This part sits below the main Rear Bulkhead panel.

 

Boot Side Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Boot Side Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut Millboard panels, covered in materials, to fit to your Boot / Trunk Side area.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

Boot Back Panel

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Boot Back Panel

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut Hardura Tuffelt panel to fit to your Boot / Trunk Back Panel area.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

Glove Box

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Glove Box

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Materials: Millboard, Flocked Paper

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

Door Pull Armrest

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Door Pull Armrest

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal, Moulded Plastic, Rubber

  • Fully Trimmed Door Armrests, including moulded Plastic lower section, and Chrome strip, and Padded Top Section.
  • As per the Series 1, 4.2 litre cars.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Pull Armrest

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Door Pull Armrest

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Door Armrests, including screws for attaching.
  • As per the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Pull Armrest Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Door Pull Armrest Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut & sewn materials for re-trimming your original moulded Door Armrests, including top-stitching detail.
  • As per the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

Door Pull Armrest (Stitched)

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Door Pull Armrest (Stitched)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Door Armrests, including screws for attaching, re-trimmed with Vinyl / Leather covers with Top Stitched detail.
  • As per the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Panel Inners

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Door Panel Inners

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Plastic for the 25.5cm and 28cm Inner Door Panel Slots.

 

***Optional Extra***

Sunvisors

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Sunvisors

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Materials: Vinyl, Moulded Plastic

  • Fully Trimmed and welded Sun-visor units.
  • Black as Original.

 

***Optional Extra***

Dash Top Panel

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette, Foam

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Includes either Moquette or Vinyl Backrest backs as per original specification for Series 1, or Series 2 model, respectively.
  • Supplied with either Plain or Perforated Leather Centres.

Front Seat Cushion Foams

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Cushion Diaphragms

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Materials: Metal, Rubber

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

 

***Optional Extra***

 

Front Seat Backrest Paddings

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Backrest Paddings

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Materials: Rubberised Horsehair

  • Pre-cut Rubberised Horsehair Backrests covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Backrest Webbing

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Front Seat Backrest Webbing

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Materials: Rubber

  • Moulded Rubber Rings for the Seat Backrest Webbing area, for re-trimming your Seat Covers.
  • Does not include clips.

Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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***

Headrest Covers

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Headrest Covers

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Fully Sewn Leather material covers to re-cover your Headrest units.
  • Supplied with either Plain or Perforated Leather Centres.

Headrest Cover Foams

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Headrest Cover Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for padding the insides of your Headrest Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Centre Console Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Carpet Set

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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 Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

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

Underseat Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Underseat Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura material to fit your “A” Post panels.

 

Boot Mat

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) Boot Mat

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, felt backed Hardura Tuffelt Mat for your Boot / Trunk Flooring.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

 

Carpet Fixing Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (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.
Jaguar E-Type Enquiry Form

We will not pass this information on. This number is required for shipping purposes only, or if you wish us to contact you to discuss any interior trim parts.

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)

Remember - we require your full postal address in order to send the requested samples.

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.

Please select any areas of the car that you require interior trim parts for. You can then explain in more details the specific parts using the "Additional Information" text box at below.

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Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1.5 (4.2ltr) - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1967 - 1968 Number Produced: 2,799 Chassis Number Range: 1E1864 - 1E2184 (RHD) / 1E15889 - 1E18368 (LHD) Designer: Malcolm Sayer