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by csm1406
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Tool for removing knurled rocker cover nuts
Replies: 3
Views: 279

Tool for removing knurled rocker cover nuts

Hi
Any source for these at present ?.

Thanks !
Cameron
by csm1406
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: SP250 EHAUST MANIFOLDS
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: SP250 EHAUST MANIFOLDS

Robert Grinter - check his site.
by csm1406
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Speedometer calibration
Replies: 11
Views: 541

Re: Speedometer calibration

Hi
Thanks to all for input - I now understand a bit more & as I know speedo is + 15 roughly - I will use this to calculate speed in future.

Thanks again.
Cameron
by csm1406
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Speedometer calibration
Replies: 11
Views: 541

Speedometer calibration

Hi
I now have a steady speedometer - first time in 39 yrs. I have not bothered about accuracy in the past due to its erratic nature - now I would like to have it recalibrated. At 75 mph it reads 90 - checked against a mobile phone app. Does anyone know how to adjust it ?.
Thanks !
Cameron
by csm1406
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: handbrake lever won't release
Replies: 11
Views: 1442

Re: handbrake lever won't release

Hi
The handbrake mechanism is very efficient but does need to be set up properly. Check the manual & set it up as instructed. My handbrake will lock the wheels even in motion.

Cameron
by csm1406
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Events: Calendar and Reports
Topic: Goodwood Breakfast club 04/08/2019
Replies: 0
Views: 347

Goodwood Breakfast club 04/08/2019

Hi
I will be at this event - it is very popular so if you want to go - get a ticket ( No charge ) but no ticket no entry.

Cameron
by csm1406
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Dart sticky speedometer
Replies: 8
Views: 430

Re: Dart sticky speedometer

Hi again My speedo worked OK but was always erratic - The problem was with the Right angle drive which over the years with a bit of pressure on it caused the problem. Many of these units probably work fine for years - with my one it was definately faulty and the speedo now is solid - may be worth ch...
by csm1406
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Dart sticky speedometer
Replies: 8
Views: 430

Re: Dart sticky speedometer

Hi Just had a new cable fitted & the fellow who did it said that the problem was not cable but the Right angle drive unit that comes out of the gearbox - or in my case the overdrive - It was in a bad way & I thought I would have trouble finding another - not so - Barry Thorne has them in stock - I p...
by csm1406
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Inlet manifold bolts torque value
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Inlet manifold bolts torque value

Hi
Re Misfire - if one of the valves is not seating well - because of carbon build up or wear this may give the impression of a misfire - at tick over on my vehicle I get a chuffing noise on one side which I am fairly sure is a valve not seating properly.

Good luck.
Cameron
by csm1406
Fri May 10, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: Daimler SP250 front bumper A1 condition
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Daimler SP250 front bumper A1 condition

Hi I have a Front Bumper for a Daimler SP250 New & never fitted but rechromed due a few small scratches. - I can post but would prefer collection from West Sussex. If you want this posted I cannot be held responsible for damage in transit - I also would want the item insured - so postage will be cos...