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by NickDeAth
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: Large Old Wooden Tool Chest - FREE
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Large Old Wooden Tool Chest - FREE

The conditions could be relaxed ☺
by NickDeAth
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: Large Old Wooden Tool Chest - FREE
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Large Old Wooden Tool Chest - FREE

Having a clear out in my shed. This box is now surplus to requirements. Free to a good home. Located in Romford Essex.

770 mm long, 500 mm deep, 370 mm high.
by NickDeAth
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: A warning for all pre war owners.....
Replies: 12
Views: 655

Re: A warning for all pre war owners.....

I seem to remember something about anodes and cathodes but the detail is lost in the mists of time!

Nick
by NickDeAth
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Wiper motor brushes
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Wiper motor brushes

I was told that the carborundum from the emery embeds itself in the copper and then wears the brushes out. Although like you I have in desperation when nothing else has been available used emery. A good clean and blow out afterwards and there have never been any ill effects. Nick
by NickDeAth
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Wiper motor brushes
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Wiper motor brushes

I think that you will find that nearly all brushes (except very big ones) are supplied with a flat end. They very soon bed in, or you could put a slight curve on the working end with a piece of very fine sand paper, NOT emery. I must have fitted 100's of brushes to DC equipment over the years and I'...
by NickDeAth
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Engine woes. ! !
Replies: 155
Views: 15496

Re: Engine woes. ! !

Well done All, worth all the effort.
by NickDeAth
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Consort Front Bumper Brackets
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: Consort Front Bumper Brackets

Work in progress!
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by NickDeAth
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Consort Front Bumper Brackets
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: Consort Front Bumper Brackets

Thank you for the picture David. It makes a whole lot more sense with all the wings etc out of the way. Unfortunately I am attempting this repair with the wings on. I don't have the space or inclination to strip all the front end off. I'll take pictures as I go along and post them later (or when I'v...
by NickDeAth
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Consort Front Bumper Brackets
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: Consort Front Bumper Brackets

Thank you Marcel. I've cut some metal reasonably to size, when I have trimmed them properly I'll make some holes to put the bolts through. I would rather not weld the bolts in anyway, makes refitting the bumper brackets a bit more flexible in case of errors!

Thanks again, regards Nick
by NickDeAth
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Consort Front Bumper Brackets
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Consort Front Bumper Brackets

Could I assume that the bolts that hold the front bumper brackets to the box like extension to the chassis are welded to the inside of the "box"? As I think is common with Consorts the bottom the "boxes" on mine are in very poor condition. In fact the left hand one is missing and the right hand alth...