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by silverdart
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Hood erection.
Replies: 11
Views: 332

Re: Hood erection.

Barry Thorne or Lawrence Jones are the people to contact.

Their details are in the DLOC mag.

Dave.
by silverdart
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Transmission cover
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: Transmission cover

I would try Barry Thorne first, he can usually help.

Dave.
by silverdart
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: SP250 Wanted.
Replies: 11
Views: 268

Re: SP250 Wanted.

Do you get DLOC magazine?
Seems a decent one for sale in there.

Dave.
by silverdart
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP 250 Cylinder Head Removal
Replies: 14
Views: 494

Re: SP 250 Cylinder Head Removal

I always use Hylomar gasket 2000.
A small bead around each aperture.
I have never had a failure yet in 30 years.

Dave.
by silverdart
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP 250 Cylinder Head Removal
Replies: 14
Views: 494

Re: SP 250 Cylinder Head Removal

Hi Julian,
From memory, if you remove the exhaust manifolds first, you should be able to withdraw the cylinder heads without removing the studs.

Dave.
by silverdart
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 Original Pressed Wheels
Replies: 20
Views: 1639

Re: SP250 Original Pressed Wheels

David S, As stated previously, My first Dart was blue. This was a 1961 B spec.

In Brian Long's book, the 1961 body colour options included mountain blue.

Dave.
by silverdart
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: oil pressure
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Re: oil pressure

Russ Carpenter told me to put a 3/16in. thick washer behind the spring and I now get 60psi at about 1500 rpm onwards when hot.

Job done.

Dave.
by silverdart
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 Original Pressed Wheels
Replies: 20
Views: 1639

Re: SP250 Original Pressed Wheels

My first Dart was 5years old when I bought it in 1967.

I do not believe it had ever been re-painted and it was dark blue.

The steel wheels were definitely not dark blue, from memory I think they were silver.

The car did have Ace wheel trims fitted.

Dave.
by silverdart
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Daimler SP250 Hatchback
Replies: 13
Views: 1503

Re: Daimler SP250 Hatchback

Sorry David, I cannot make it on Sunday.

Dave.
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by silverdart
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SU Carburettor tuning v8 saloon
Replies: 5
Views: 595

Re: SU Carburettor tuning v8 saloon

Hi, I do not know of a specialist, but I have always found it quite easy to tune the S U,s.
Are you in Perton, if so perhaps I could help you.
What issues do you have?

Dave.