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by ranald
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Sleeve valve engine sleeves.
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Sleeve valve engine sleeves.

Just out of interest, the science museum have a 1933 Daimler 20 sleeve valve in their collection
https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk ... rivate-car
Maybe it has spare sleeves tucked away in it’s tool box!,
by ranald
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Sleeve valve engine sleeves.
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Sleeve valve engine sleeves.

Stan, It’s worth looking in the archive list at the Science museum https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/objects/co24963/pair-of-motor-car-engine-sleeve-valves-private-car-components-engine-valves I doubt if this is exactly what you need but it gives an indication of what they have. I mentioned Ag...
by ranald
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Sleeve valve engine sleeves.
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Sleeve valve engine sleeves.

You could try http://www.agra-eng.co.uk/services/clas ... ngineering
I was impressed by work they did for me. Ranald
by ranald
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Chassis paint
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: Chassis paint

It’s worth considering Smith and Allen Tractol paint. https://www.smithandallan.com/products/tractol-paint/
All the best, Ranald
by ranald
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Maintaining Seat Leather ...
Replies: 7
Views: 242

Re: Maintaining Seat Leather ...

Renapur https://www.renapur.com/ seems pretty good. Best, Ranald
by ranald
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: "near" and "off" sides
Replies: 15
Views: 355

Re: "near" and "off" sides

Apparently horses react differently depending on which eye they see through. They learn more quickly through left eye vision. Anything seen through their right eye will result in a more nervous reaction.
by ranald
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Connecting rod bearing Daimler 15
Replies: 13
Views: 265

Re: Connecting rod bearing Daimler 15

Have a look at JEL Bearings. I used them last year and was very happy. Only downside is his waiting list! According to the website a 4 main bearing plus 6 big ends is about gbp1250.
http://www.jelbearings.co.uk/prices/
No VAT is charged as his turnover is below the vat threashold.
by ranald
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Lanchester 15/18 timing
Replies: 10
Views: 611

Re: Lanchester 15/18 timing

Paul, I've posted this to test the email notification. Let us know if it works. Regards, Ranald
by ranald
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Lanchester for sale
Topic: 1938 lanchester Eleven for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Re: 1938 lanchester Eleven for sale

This car is up for auction on 13th Sept.

https://www.easyliveauction.com/catalog ... d-lot-250/
by ranald
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Lanchester 15/18 timing
Replies: 10
Views: 611

Re: Lanchester 15/18 timing

Paul, Welcome to the forum. It might be worth looking at the tappet adjusters. They use a hardened steel ball with one flat surface. The ball can rotate within it's socket and when badly worn, a second flat may be found to have formed. This can impact on the gapping (normally about 50 thou). Marcel ...