VEHICLE COVERED: 1971 Jaguar XKE
WHAT WENT WRONG: The owner of a classic Jaguar, invigorated by the spring sunshine and eager to take his car out for its first drive of the season, tossed back the cover, cranked the engine and hit the road. Minutes into the drive, however, the Jag’s engine began to overheat. After the car was flat-bedded to a service station, the mechanic discovered a large snake wrapped around the drive-belt pulleys, causing the belts to slip off and the car to overheat.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2012/03/13/there-is-a-snake-in-my-jag