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by Big Col
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Dart inner wing
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: Dart inner wing

Christian Demler. Sorry if the spelling is incorrect ! He is based in Germany but the stuff he does is good quality.
by Big Col
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Come ON You Horrible Lot
Replies: 27
Views: 1675

Re: Come ON You Horrible Lot

I can see some results from my hours in lockdown. Not a Daimler but it has kept me entertained. Plan is to run it now lockdown is eased and then sort the finishing touches and snagging list through winter.
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by Big Col
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Daimler for sale
Topic: 1965 Daimler V8 at H&H auction 24th June
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Re: 1965 Daimler V8 at H&H auction 24th June

This is what I find a little misleading with the present times. Before COVID-19 not one of the classic car publications would advise to buy a car without viewing it first. It is marvellous how they all now entertain the idea that we should go out and support all the auction houses and retail outlets...
by Big Col
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: An ethanol problem?
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: An ethanol problem?

I replaced the original plastic pipe with the same again. Yes it does go brittle after a few years, usually more than forty, but it needs to be considered to be a consumable item and replaced before ten or fifteen years anyway. I never did like the braided stuff, it looks silly clamped up with hose ...
by Big Col
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Alternator needed for electric fan?
Replies: 15
Views: 470

Re: Alternator needed for electric fan?

Having had three Darts, I too have never had a problem running with dynamos. On one of them I had an electric fan and electric power steering without issues regarding charging.
by Big Col
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Moving seat slides to gain more leg room
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Moving seat slides to gain more leg room

You can get seat runners from kit car suppliers at very reasonable prices.
by Big Col
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 front damper and spring removal
Replies: 6
Views: 330

Re: SP250 front damper and spring removal

I seem to remember a trolley jack worked well enough for me.
by Big Col
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Dilemma
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: Dilemma

I suppose the dictionary will be easier to pickup when the words are deleted.
by Big Col
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: GB - identifier letters
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: GB - identifier letters

The only problem with self adhesive is the paint discolouration overtime. I always found it best to stick in the window if leaving on for long periods or it is possible to get magnetic ones which can be lifted off easily when cleaning.
by Big Col
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Exterior engine cleaning
Replies: 21
Views: 604

Re: Exterior engine cleaning

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I would like to see the pics as well.
And yes it is straightforward