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Daimler V8 250 / Daimler 2.5 V8

Made to last, our Daimler V8 250 interior trim and upholstery restoration kits are manufactured to the highest levels of quality and workmanship from our manufacturing unit based in the Cotswolds, UK. We do not supply any mechanical, engine or bodywork parts - instead choosing to purely focus on the manufacture and supply interior related products including the trim panels, seat covers, carpet flooring kits, and headliner hardtops. This dedication to our craft has led us to become one of the most highly regarded classic car restoration manufacturing firms in the world.

With unrivalled knowledge of original specifications, coupled with the widest range of colours and materials for those seeking a more bespoke finish - John Skinner Ltd are the favoured choice for both amateur enthusiasts, as well as professional trimmers and restoration companies all over the globe; and have been for over four decades.

Don't just take our word for it - we have plenty of customers willing to show and prove the quality of our products and kits...

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We love to see and share our customer's restoration projects. Here are just some of our kits gracing the interiors of customer's cars from all over the world.

(Note: Some images may showcase a different model of car, with shared interior trim parts to the model page being viewed)

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Daimler V8 250 Original Colours

Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS
Willow Green Black, Green
British Racing Green Black, Green, Beige
Signal Red Black, Red, Beige
Regency Maroon Red, Beige
Old English White Black, Red
Warwick Grey Black, Red, Dark Blue, Tan
Ascot Fawn Black Red
Sable Beige, Red, Black
Indigo Blue Black, Red, Dark Blue
Pale Blue Dark Blue, Red, Black
Primrose Black, Tan, Red
Black Red, Dark Blue, Beige
Opalescent Dark Green Suede Green, Tan
Opalescent Silver Blue Dark Blue, Light Blue (Blue/Grey), Grey, Red
Opalescent Gunmetal Red, Tan
Opalescent Silver Grey Red, Grey, Tan
Opalescent Golden Sand Red, Tan
Opalescent Maroon Red, Beige, Tan

Information from: Thorley, N. (1990) Original Jaguar Mk1/MkII – The Restorer’s Guide to Mk1, MkII, 240/340 and Daimler V8 – Bay View Books Ltd.

 


Daimler V8 250 Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd

It is widely accepted that the interpretation of original shades varies depending on who you ask – and may well have varied from the original factory production line. As a result, John Skinner Ltd offers multiple shade options for each original colour.

 

Black
Black
Black
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Dark Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Blue
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Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
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Saville Grey
Saville Grey
Saville Grey
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French Blue
French Blue
French Blue
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Grey
Grey
Grey
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Suede Green
Suede Green
Suede Green
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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New Tan
New Tan
New Tan
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Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
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Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
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Barley Beige
Barley Beige
Barley Beige
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Old Beige (Antiqued)
Old Beige (Antiqued)
Old Beige (Antiqued)
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Stone
Stone
Stone
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Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
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Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not necessarily the names Daimler (Jaguar) originally used for these colours.

We can also offer non-original custom colour schemes if you so desire. Please see our online shop for more details.

As part of the quotation/ordering process, we will arrange for samples to be sent for final confirmation – so browse and shop with complete peace of mind, knowing that we will guide you through step-by-step with all the information you require.

 


 

A note on Piping/Beading

Daimler 2.5 V8 models featured Piping matching the main trim colour. See the above Original Colours chart for more information. 

We can also offer the largest range of non-standard “bespoke” colours schemes for those looking for a more customised finish.

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Trim Panels

Complete Trim Kit

Daimler V8 250 Complete Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Hardura, Felt, Union Cloth, Moquette, Hardboard, Millboard, Foam, Metal, Scrim, Flocked Paper, Piping

  • This complete trim kit includes all the main Trim Panels, Carpets and Flooring, Luggage / Boot / Trunk area and Re-Trim kits for the Jaguar Daimler V8 250 (2.5 litre V8) Saloon / Sedan model.
  • Includes items 01 to 25 listed below.
  • Does not include items listed as “Optional Extra” – such as the Seat Foam Paddings and inner Sunvisor units.

Door Panel Set

Daimler V8 250 Door Panel Set

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Union Cloth, Hardboard, Foam, Metal, Plywood, Piping

  • Pre-cut and trimmed Panels for your Front and Rear Door Panels.
  • Includes pre-cut, sewn, piped and trimmed Pocket and Armrests for the Door Panels.
  • Rear Armrest includes Ashtray Bracket metalwork.
  • Includes double-lined High Frequency “Weld” Embossed Pattern on top of the Door Panels.

Upper Door Re-Trim Kit

Daimler V8 250 Upper Door Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose material + foam for re-trimming the upper door areas.
  • Only applicable for some models – others use wood door tops.

A Post Footwell Panels

Daimler V8 250 A Post Footwell Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard, Metal

  • Pre-cut and trimmed Millboard Panels for the A Post Footwell Panels.
  • Includes metal clip.

Upper A Post Panel

Daimler V8 250 Upper A Post Panel

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose material & millboard panel for the Upper A Post Footwell area.

B/C Post Panels

Daimler V8 250 B/C Post Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard, Foam

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Millboard Panels for the B/C Post areas in between the Front & Rear Door Panels.

Cover Panels - Upper

Daimler V8 250 Cover Panels - Upper

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Materials: Leather, Hardboard, Foam, Plywood

  • Pre-cut Leather & trimmed Hardboard panels for the upper Cover area of the Rear Door / Seat sides.

Cover Panels - Vinyl

Daimler V8 250 Cover Panels - Vinyl

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Materials: Vinyl, Hardboard, Plywood

  • Pre-cut Vinyl & trimmed Hardboard panels for the lower Cover area of the Rear Door / Seat sides.

Rear Parcel Shelf

Daimler V8 250 Rear Parcel Shelf

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Hardboard Panel for the Rear Shelf area behind the Rear Seat.

Underdash Kit

Daimler V8 250 Underdash Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut and trimmed Millboard Panel for the Underdash area.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material for re-trimming your original metal panel.
  • Differs between LHD and RHD.

Lower Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

Daimler V8 250 Lower Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut loose material for the Lower Rear Bulkhead area below the Rear Seat.

Dashboard Newspaper Tray Kit

Daimler V8 250 Dashboard Newspaper Tray Kit

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Materials: Moquette, Millboard

  • Pre-cut & glued Moquette for re-trimming your Dash Board and Newspaper tray area.
  • Black as Original.

Ctr Instr. Panel Re-Trim Kit

Daimler V8 250 Ctr Instr. Panel Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut loose materials for re-trimming your Centre Instrument Panel area.
  • Black as Original.

Furflex Kit

Daimler V8 250 Furflex Kit

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Materials: Moquette, Furflex, Rubber

  • Furflex material, with 8mm rubber piping insert, for attaching around your Front & Door Panels.
  • 12 metres per car set.

Boot / Trunk Side Panels

Daimler V8 250 Boot / Trunk Side Panels

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Materials: Millboard, Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-cut, rivet and moulded Millboard panels for your Boot / Trunk sides.
  • Includes moulded “dome” for the petrol pump.

Headliner Lining Kit

Daimler V8 250 Headliner Lining Kit

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Materials: Union Cloth, Foam

  • Pre-cut “West of England” Union Cloth for re-trimming your inner roof lining area.
  • Mixture of pre-bonded foam backed Union Cloth, and non foam backed wool cloth.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material for re-trimming your Sunvisors.

 

Sunvisors Inners

Daimler V8 250 Sunvisors Inners

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded plastic inner replacements for your Sunvisors.
  • Includes a mirror on the Passenger side.
  • Differs between RHD and LHD.

 

***Optional Extra***

Sunvisors (Fully Trimmed)

Daimler V8 250 Sunvisors (Fully Trimmed)

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Materials: Union Cloth, Moulded Plastic

  • Fully trimmed Union Cloth Sunvisors units, with new moulded plastic inners.
  • Includes a mirror on the Passenger side.
  • Differs between RHD and LHD.

 

***Optional Extra***

Glove Box

Daimler V8 250 Glove Box

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Materials: Union Cloth, Millboard

  • Fully Trimmed Millboard Glove Box.
  • Trimmed in Grey Wool Union Cloth.
  • Differs for RHD and LHD models.

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

Daimler V8 250 Trim Panel Fixing Kit

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Materials: Metal

  • Fixing Clips used to attach your main Trim Panels to the bodywork of your car.
Seat Covers & Hardware

Front Seat Cover Kit

Daimler V8 250 Front Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette, Scrim

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Differs between 1″ (inch) and 2″ Pleats.
  • Differs between Plain and Perforated Embossed Leather Pleated Panel Centres.
  • Includes a pair of pre-sewn Armrest Covers + Tabs.
  • Includes pre-cut loose materials for the Backrest backs.

Rear Seat Cover Kit

Daimler V8 250 Rear Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Rear Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Differs between 1″ (inch) and 2″ Pleats.
  • Differs between Plain and Perforated Embossed Leather Pleated Panel Centres.
  • Includes pre-sewn Centre Armrest Cover + Tab.
  • Includes pre-cut & sewn 13mm piping for the upper section of the Rear Seat Backrest area.

Front Seat Cushion Foams

Daimler V8 250 Front Seat Cushion Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Pre-cut Foams for the Front Seat Cushions covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Backrest Foams

Daimler V8 250 Front Seat Backrest Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Pre-cut Foams for the Front Seat Backrest covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Rear Seat Cushion Foam

Daimler V8 250 Rear Seat Cushion Foam

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Materials: Plywood

  • Pre-cut Foams for the Rear Seat Cushion cover.

 

***Optional Extra***

Rear Seat Backrest Foam

Daimler V8 250 Rear Seat Backrest Foam

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Materials: Foam

  • Pre-cut Foams for the Rear Seat Backrest cover.

 

***Optional Extra***

Ctr Console Re-Trim Kit

Daimler V8 250 Ctr Console Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut & sewn materials for re-covering the Centre Console area.
  • Includes pre-sewn leather Gear Lever Gaitor (Manual only).
  • Differs between Manual and Automatic Gearboxes.

 

Seat Wadding Kit

Daimler V8 250 Seat Wadding Kit

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Materials: Foam

  • Used to “pad out” small areas of the Seat Covers that the Foams cannot fill, for best results.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Clips

Daimler V8 250 Seat Clips

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Materials: Metal

  • “U” Shaped Black Seat Clips, to help Re-Trimming your Seat Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set

Daimler V8 250 Carpet Set

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Materials: Vinyl, Wool

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, Carpet pieces for the main cockpit of your car.
  • Binding / Edging to original specification.
  • Includes self coloured storvic or hardura heelpads on Driver and Passenger Front Floors.
  • Includes pre-cut loose materials for the cross member areas.
  • Differs between LHD / RHD and Automatic / Manual Transmission Gearboxes.

 

Underfelt Kit

Daimler V8 250 Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.
  • Differs between Automatic and Manual Transmission Gearboxes.

Boot / Trunk Mat

Daimler V8 250 Boot / Trunk Mat

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Materials: Wool, Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged Hardura material for your Boot Trunk floor area.
  • Black as Original.
  • Other colours and materials available.

Carpet Fixing Kit

Daimler V8 250 Carpet Fixing Kit

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Fixing clips used to attach your Carpet Set to the bodywork of your car.
Jaguar Saloon Enquiry Form

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What year was your classic car manufactured?

If you know your chassis number, then this is always useful information to know as it can help us identify certain interior trim changes specifications...

Please select any materials that you are interested in using for your restoration. You can then explain in more details, if required. using the "Additional Information" text box at below.

Please note that some Marques of car used the same colour piping as the main trim colour e.g. Jaguars. Other Marques used a variety of colours to piping Seats / Panels. We can offer "as original" or a more custom finish (* surcharges may apply)

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Please note that photos / website images can be very misleading due to light / photo / screen settings. We strongly recommend our customers request physical samples prior to confirming orders.

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Daimler V8 250 - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1962 - 1969 Number Produced: 17,880 Chassis Number Range: 1A1001 - 1A13377 (2.5 litre V8 RHD) / 1A20001 - 1A20622 (2.5 litre V8 LHD) & 1K1001 - 1K5780 (V8 250 RHD) / 1K30001 - 1K30105 (V8 250 LHD) Designer: Edward Turner