Daimler Sovereign AXI 408 Acquired 24/07/2002 Initial work


Purchased from Hilltop Service Station Ltd, Earl Shilton LE97DG on 24/72002

First registered   26/09/1980, Original registration PEG496

Converted to Landau by Blackpool franchise of Car Conversions Ltd, Blackpool Car Conversions Ltd and attained satisfactory engineers report and valuation on 23/06/1989. In addition to Landau “Cabriolet” top a TWR bodykit was fitted, front and rear bumper and sideskirts.

There were 11 previous keepers prior to my purchasefrom Hilltop Service Station Ltd, Earl Shilton LE97DG on 24/7/2002. They replaced two rear silencers, carried out repairs to rear wheel arch corrosion, and corrosion in front and rear drivers side doors and “painted” faded upholstry.

Early use showed car drove well but had problems with warm starting, rest of exhaust started blowing and rear O/S window not working.

Immediate work identified and carried out by Sartorious sports cars Rotherham on 9/8/02. Full replacement Exhaust in stainless steel, New Thermo cold start valve to fix failure to start when warm, New wiring to top of engine, General Service fluids, plugs, leads brake check, Replaced starting relays & Sensors & removed checked and replaced rear O/S window motor.

Collision in 2002 caused damage to front fibreglass bodykit. Repaired by RB Motors Sheffield