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by Phillmore
Sun May 12, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Daimler for sale
Topic: Daimlers for sale on Coys website
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Daimlers for sale on Coys website

classiclife wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 10:00 pm
Think I would have to choose the AA van, from all those consignments !!

Regards.

Richard.
Surely that estimate is a bit low. Good Morris/Austin vans are usually pushing 10K - 12K

I'd go for the Princess VP R
by Phillmore
Wed May 08, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Photo & Video Album
Topic: Thailand King's Daimler
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Thailand King's Daimler

Not sure I'd want to spend so much time on my knees!

Do you think they get shot if they slam the doors?
by Phillmore
Wed May 08, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Idling speed
Replies: 10
Views: 384

Re: Idling speed

If not mechanical, could be an air leak.
by Phillmore
Mon May 06, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: First time
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: First time

Mickey, did you resolve your "only firing on five" problem with your Consort in the end?
by Phillmore
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Petrol Smell
Replies: 10
Views: 409

Re: Petrol Smell

And perhaps an old electrical bakelite smell thrown into the mix. I like the way classics have their distinctive aromas. My A90 Westminster smells completely different to my Conquests and is a joy to breathe in every time I open the door. Vinyl upholstered cars have a different mix of ingredients bu...
by Phillmore
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Petrol Smell
Replies: 10
Views: 409

Re: Petrol Smell

Putting a positive spin on things; I think the smell of fuel, oil, grease, leather and Wilton makes a great sensory combination and is what defines a classic car. They all have a distinct smell but they certainly all smell beautiful.
by Phillmore
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Concrete
Replies: 6
Views: 363

Re: Concrete

Petrol might also work?
by Phillmore
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Daimler Roadster Overdrive
Replies: 6
Views: 279

Re: Daimler Roadster Overdrive

There again 3000 rpm doesn't sound particularly arduous for a straight six.
by Phillmore
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Conquest chassis oiling system bleeding
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Conquest chassis oiling system bleeding

Yes that's how I understand the system works. Where did you find the schematic Steve? Does it look as if the balls could be displaced under pressure?
by Phillmore
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Conquest chassis oiling system bleeding
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Conquest chassis oiling system bleeding

Thanks Steve,

Do you know how the one way valves work? The manual just says if they don't function the expansion tank is not serviceable and must be replaced.