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DAIMLER RESTORATION

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sbjatti@gmail.com
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DAIMLER RESTORATION

Post by sbjatti@gmail.com » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:31 pm

Hello. I am a new Member on this forum. I am planning to restore this Daimler. Couldn't find the VIN plate. I will be grateful if i can get details of this car like model, year and any other relevant details. This car I was told has the Preselector gearbox. Is it very difficult to overhaul/rebuild the gearbox and would parts be available? I will need as much information, advice and guidance as possible. Thank you in advance!
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Re: DAIMLER RESTORATION

Post by Peter Grant » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:42 am

Hello ,

What you have is a heavily modified Majestic DF316 saloon.

Someone has taken the trouble to remove the roof and front screen and replace the screen with a folding? screen.

The front fog lights are also modifications, and the wing top side lights appear to have been removed (but I see at least one mounting hole on the nearside front wing for that).

I have pasted in the Wikipedia entry for Daimler Majestic for you to start your research.

the engine would be a 3.8 litre six cylinder engine with an automatic (not pre select) gearbox.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daimler_Majestic

Cheers and welcome to the Forum.

P Grant

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Re: DAIMLER RESTORATION

Post by sbjatti@gmail.com » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:16 am

Hello Mr.Grant,
Thank you very much for your very useful reply. At least now I know what I have in hand and how to proceed further. Thank you very much for the link. Greatly appreciate. Thank you once again.
Regards. Shiva Jatti

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