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- Sold as a donor car
- This 1968 Daimler 250 V8 Donor Vehicle sold for £1,005
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1968 Daimler 250 V8 Donor Vehicle *SOLD*
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- Sold as a donor car
This Daimler has been owned by the vendor since 2019. He intended to spend some time and energy getting it back on the road to use it as his daily. We all know about good intentions though don’t we! Three years later and the Daimler remains in the state in which he bought it and a change in circumstance means that the old lass now has to go.
We are offering the Daimler as a donor car, not a project, and as you read on you will make your own mind up as to its fate or future. Please take time to study the photographs as they tell the story about the car much better than we can.
- Starting from the ground up, the chassis is very rotten, requiring welding front and back and the rear suspension mountings have simply disintegrated
- Inner and outer sills are rotten and the floor has several areas of corrosion
- Previous repairs with filler can be seen all around the car, with rust and paint bubbling clearly visible
- Under the bonnet, the bulk head has several areas of corrosion, the engine looks to be complete though and turns over by hand. A brand new coil has been fitted
- There is no battery, so the electrics could not be checked
Now for a little positivity!
Climb inside the Daimler and a smile can be raised. The interior, while showing signs of its 54 years of age, is surprisingly salvageable. As you can see from the photographs the seats are in need of some repairs, the door cards are useable and the door furniture is intact. The headlining is grubby but not saggy. The dashboard is complete. The glass is good and so is the brightwork.
The current V5, handbook and service booklet are provided with the car.
In summary, here is a Daimler 250 V8 donor vehicle which is complete and has many, many useable components. The old girl may be past her best but she still has plenty to offer.
Vehicle Location: Barmby Moor, YO42 – it’s the responsibility of the winning bidder to make collection / transportation arrangements directly with the vendor
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|Bidder||Bid amount||Bid time|
|Start auction||£750.00||08/09/2022 3:00 PM|