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by Phillmore
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Need urgent advice regarding newly acquired 1957 Century
Replies: 15
Views: 348

Re: Need urgent advice regarding newly acquired 1957 Century

I have been reading this post and waiting for some one to point out the advantage of an alternator over a dynamo with regard to engine speed. If you put a meter across the output of a dynamo and turn it by hand almost nothing comes out, on the other hand, if you make the same test on an alternator ...
by Phillmore
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Daimler for sale
Topic: 'B' spec. SP250 at auction
Replies: 5
Views: 221

Re: 'B' spec. SP250 at auction

MOT records only go back to 2005 I think so it's possible it's been off the road since then.
by Phillmore
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Photo & Video Album
Topic: Strange Daimlers
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Strange Daimlers

Still looks like a car cover to me. Probably a Morris Marina underneath :D . Joking aside, it has a certain style but doesn't work for me.
by Phillmore
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Photo & Video Album
Topic: Strange Daimlers
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Strange Daimlers

Or is it just a Daimler styled car cover?
by Phillmore
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: sparkplugs
Replies: 22
Views: 1209

Re: sparkplugs

Or maybe the P stands for Pinocchio :D. Either way they work well in the Conquests.
by Phillmore
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: heater hose clamp
Replies: 16
Views: 478

Re: heater hose clamp

Ok I'll look to see if the pipes will sit happily at that distance.
by Phillmore
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: 1953 Daimler Conquest Century (DJ250 i think), Need Guidance/help
Replies: 12
Views: 335

Re: 1953 Daimler Conquest Century (DJ250 i think), Need Guidance/help

There is a rubber-covered push button on the top of the solenoid which is a manual over-ride. If you push down on that, with a battery connected, the starter motor should engage. If it does, then you know the problem is in the start-button circuit, possibly the whole ignition circuit. If not, the p...
by Phillmore
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: heater hose clamp
Replies: 16
Views: 478

Re: heater hose clamp

Andy, I have measured the 1 new one, at just over 1/2 inch (but too small diameter for the SS). If you only want 1, then maybe easier to post it to you ? but happy to receive a visitor. If you need more than 1, then maybe work on a manufacturing method like Stan suggests, (I have some aluminium blo...
by Phillmore
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Lanchester La11 Sun Roof
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: Lanchester La11 Sun Roof

You need to close your bracket Al or we're all doomed ;)
by Phillmore
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: heater hose clamp
Replies: 16
Views: 478

Re: heater hose clamp

Thanks for the offer Stan. What machinery do you use?