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Thomas Stout
Go Vols
(2 posts)

01/20/2017 07:07PM

Main British Car:
1968 XKE none as of now

V8 jaguar XKE
Posted by: 1fast02
Date: January 20, 2017 07:24PM

Hello all. I am new to this forum. I have a 1968 XKE FHC. It is in fair shape, no motor or trans, I want to put a supercharged coyote Ford crate motor in it with a six speed trans and a new suspension under it. If anyone has undertaken such a project please let me know or if anyone has any suggestions please feel free to let me know. I'm sure it will be a long process.. so all help is appreciated. Thanks


(291 posts)

04/13/2010 08:13PM

Main British Car:

Re: V8 jaguar XKE
Posted by: BWA
Date: January 20, 2017 08:52PM

Welcome to the forum Thomas.
Your project sounds like a very interesting project.
I suggest you look at the following project thread:
This is a Gm LS engine going into a 65 FHC so it is not exactly what you are looking for but I am sure it will help.
There are four installments and there is lots more work to be done. Not much has happened for a while as Ken must have other stuff on his plate.
Send Ken a pm and he will be glad to help you with some of the things to look at.
Also please post photos so we can see what you are doing so we can give you advice along the way.
Looking forward to seeing progress on your project.


Mickey Richaud
Mickey Richaud
Townsend TN
(65 posts)

08/25/2015 06:36AM

Main British Car:
'69 BGT GM 3.4

Re: V8 jaguar XKE
Posted by: Mickey Richaud
Date: January 21, 2017 06:14AM

Welcome, Thomas -

I see from the "Go Vols" tag here, and the area code in your other post that you're in Tennessee. Come on up to Townsend this fall for our informal gathering and you'll be able to meet up with some of us and check out lots of examples in one place. Here's a thread from last year's meet: [forum.britishv8.org]. Don't know how the Talley Ho's reservations are for that weekend, but they usually fill up pretty early.


Ken Hiebert
Toronto Ontario
(225 posts)

04/23/2008 11:43AM

Main British Car:
1972 TR6 1994 5.7 L GM LT1

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Re: V8 jaguar XKE
Posted by: TR6-6SPD
Date: January 22, 2017 10:01AM

Hi Thomas,
The link is there that Bryon provided and yes, as you said, "it's a long process".
And Bryon is correct, not much has been done on that project recently since I have a few other things on my plate that need wrapping up first. Patience.

Dan B
Dan Blackwood
South Charleston, WV
(830 posts)

11/06/2007 01:55PM

Main British Car:
1966 TR4A, 1980 TR7 Multiport EFI MegaSquirt on the TR4A. Lexus V8 pl

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Re: V8 jaguar XKE
Posted by: Dan B
Date: January 22, 2017 10:56AM

Why wait until Fall? Lewisburg is not that far from Tennessee....[www.britishv8.org]

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