The oily oldie
Already the first ignition of the engine showes Nikos Jaguar Mark 2 has a serious problem. Despite reching operating temperature, the saloon does not show any oil pressure. Put on a hydraulic ramp it also becomes obvious why. Something is still running – but not the engine. It’s oil and plenty of it. Leaks are everywhere: oil filter housing, oil pipes, oil pan,... Surprisingly the oldtimer nevertheless does well in a compression test. Should the pistons still be okay after more than 50 years?
Check it out in the second episode of our series, when the old engine is disassembled.
You missed the first episode?