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    Finally have my Daimler home!

    Remember the "new" Daimler I bought? Well., today I was finally able to get it home. It was very strange driving on the right side! Well, now the fun begins!

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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Now the Jag goes on the back burner!
    Wonderful automobile, Basil, but isn't it a " <u>B</u> BC"? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Ive been driving my RHD daily driver now exclusively for many weeks. When I get in a LHD vehicle it's a little weird. I keep reaching for the turn signal stalk on the wrong side. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img] Nice-looking car!

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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Nice looking car, definitely has "presence"........I always liked the "Docker" Daimlers, very unusual cars but in a good way. You lucked out here Basil!

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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Basil;
    Who builds the "Daimpler" ??--Keoke [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devilgrin.gif[/img]
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Brilliant! And very posh too!

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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Looks great.

    I'm curious about the tires. Are they original type or replacements supplied by Coker or a similar outfit?

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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Way Cool Bas! And so rare. Hope I get an excuse to come South and check it out soon.
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

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    Looks great.

    I'm curious about the tires. Are they original type or replacements supplied by Coker or a similar outfit?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    I doubt they are original, but honestly don't know where they were purchased. They are "B.F. Goodrich Silvertown" tires.

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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    very cool! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Some have style, others have class.
    Basil, I believe you and your motorcar has both.
    Jolly good going! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img]
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Welcome to the Daimler fold! What a beautiful example!
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

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    Welcome to the Daimler fold! What a beautiful example!

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    Thanks! Say, we're almost neighbors! (I'm in New Mexico). Welcome to my humble forum and thanks for the help identifying some of my Daimler parts!

    Cheers,
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    Re: Finally have my Daimler home!

    Nice Daimler - did you get it from the UK? Im assuming so from the reg plate.
    I am into classics of all sorts - I have my 75'TR6 and my 75' Daimler 4.2 - also have three Alfa's (including obviously an alfasud) Oh and a 77' Peugeot 504.

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