1963 Jaguar Mark X (Ten)

I bought this car for $500, drove it for 185 miles, and sold it for $1000. I only added a fuel pump and spark plugs. Enough oil leaked out of the rear main seal to fog the interior after a half hour or so. Then there was the challenge of keeping brake fluid in it, with the rear lines leaking badly. At the time, a low mileage car in #1 condition was worth $5700. I could see easily triple that in work that had to be done, so I had to sell it. (Note kid in diapers) It was a cool cruiser though.

It would really slalom in a parking lot, even as big as it was. It has the same engine and chassis as an E type (series 1) but a lot more weight. For more on the Mark X see this link.


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