• Daimler Six

    The first 10000 kilometers.

    The Daimler has past the 10000 km marker and there is not that much to tell. I am still using her as a daily driver for a project in Belgium and besides some minor details, she is running great. To start with a big change, I have replaced the 17” X-308 Celtic allows with 16” 20-spokes allows. Personally, I think she looks much better. On the 20-spokes were Michelin tyres fitted and I have not replaced those yet. I think, that I will replace the tyres with Michelin Cross Climate tyres, but for now the tyres that are fitted will do. The old Celtic allows are for sale, but no…

  • Daimler Six

    @ the dealership

    I am writing this post at the coffee table of the RAC, Jaguar dealership in Rotterdam. I am waiting for the mechanic to replace the rubber seal of the sunroof. But let’s go back to the first days of my Jaguar ownership. Last week I responded to an add on the interweb. I made an appointment with the seller on a Friday evening, after work. He lived near Middelburg, which is in the south west corner of the county. The Daimler was parked outside and after a handshake we drove off. The only thing I know about cars, is what I feel when I drive it, so for me it…

  • Daimler Six

    Daimler Six 1996

    Purchased September 29th, 2015 Odometer reading 211748 km Current odometer reading 288.000 km Straight six petrol engine ( Jaguar AJ16). Displacement 3980 cc with multipoint injection. Valve train DOHC 24 valve. Max power 248 bhp @ 4750 rpm. Max torque 392 Nm @ 3650 rpm. Four speed automatic transmission. Rear wheel drive. Weight 1728 kg. Like any Daimler, she is packed with luxury. Automatic dimming rearview mirror. Automatic gearbox. Climate control. Cupholders. Four way power steering wheel. Disc brakes with Anti lock Brake System. Dual airbags. Full leather trim. Heated front seats. Heated power mirrors. Heated windshield. Memory drivers seat, steering wheel and mirrors. Power locks with remote entry. Power…