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Jaguar XK140MC SE C-Type XK120 engine


Rebuilt XK140 C-Type engine. Matching numbers cylinder head, block and gearbox casing belonging to an unknown XK140MC. Looking for an XK120/XK140 engine bay to drop into or build a car around this special engine! An engine with story to tell, upon it’s return from USA, the sump contained a family of 4 mice, all travelling illegally without any form of ID. Engine build photos available upon request.



Specification :


Mahle +40 9:1 pistons

SU H8 Sandcast carburettors with vacuum advance

D-Type air intake manifold

D-Type long lift cams

Aluminium lightened flywheel

Rob Beere high flow oil pump

Rob Beere rear oil seal conversion

Original C-Type cam covers

Timming 1-2-3 ignition distributor, coil and leads

D-Type leads tidy

New block studs

Absolutely no expense spared when building this engine, only the best for everything!


Machining done by the artisans Chesman Motorsport in Coventry with new hardened lead-free seats, new bronze guides, new tappet followers, large valves, block : re-bore, hone and skim skim flat, new cam bearings, new double valve springs, new stem seals, oil bungs removed and fitted new, acid dipped and crack tested, bottom end balanced. Tested to 5400 rpm at Mass Dyno, it can be seen running on our engine test bed in Nottingham.


PRICE : £30,000+VAT 20%


info@ thorntonrestorations. com

0115 9262266



Item Location: Nottingham
Seller: Ciprian
Joined October 2012
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Company: PK Thornton Restorations
Country: United Kingdom
City: Lambley, Nottinghamshire
Phone: 0115 9262266
Condition Rebuilt
Trade or Private: Private
Price: £30,000+VAT
Added: 24/11/2022
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