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by David S
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Hardtop Lining
Replies: 17
Views: 443

Re: Hardtop Lining

And another thing about using a hard top is that it increases security.

David
by David S
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 V8 Spark plug leads
Replies: 15
Views: 802

Re: SP250 V8 Spark plug leads

Thank you very much!
Looks so simple.....

David
by David S
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8 250 Barn find
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Re: V8 250 Barn find

Well I hear there are more border crossings between Erie and NI than crossings between Canada and USA so you should be able to find a quiet road wide enough for your trailer in the next few months! I still think BrExit is the best outcome for old car enthusiasts. Belgium & Brussels doesn't like them...
by David S
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Car SOS Daimler SP250 Dart
Replies: 17
Views: 746

Re: Car SOS Daimler SP250 Dart

I always thought the easiest way to change the park position was to turn remove the wipers and cable, then turn the wiper boxes the other way up, re-thread the cable through and put the wiper arms back on after the motor has parked the empty spindles.
by David S
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Max overbore Daimler V8
Replies: 96
Views: 10957

Re: Max overbore Daimler V8

We need to see this SP towing an Airbus on a video, there is no evidence it isn't just parking in the wrong place and destined to be run over as it's out of sight for the plane's driver!!!
by David S
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 V8 Spark plug leads
Replies: 15
Views: 802

Re: SP250 V8 Spark plug leads

any chance of better pictures of this 'adapter plate' for Rover distributor cap please?
by David S
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Hood suppliers
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: Hood suppliers

I got a Dart Hood some time ago from Don Hoods in Birmingham. They were the cheapest by far at the time but it fitted and has lasted well and looks pretty original. http://www.donhoods.com/sales/daimler.htm It is Premium Quality Vinyl [Ever-flex] and available in a range of colours, they also did Do...
by David S
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: January 2019 Classic Cars magazine
Replies: 4
Views: 556

Re: January 2019 Classic Cars magazine

Thanks to all, especially OzzSP as reading it on line is an excellent option.

Cheers!

David
by David S
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: January 2019 Classic Cars magazine
Replies: 4
Views: 556

January 2019 Classic Cars magazine

I understand John Box did an article in the above magazine about the SP250 test run route to Wells and back to Coventry. It has a Ford Capri on the front cover. Now I remember reading his three part article 'The Apprentice's Tale' in the DLOC Mag and I really enjoyed it, so I would like to see this....
by David S
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Draining Engine Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 2287

Re: Draining Engine Oil

The owner of chassis No: 102515 has "camshaft valley drilled to drain into timing cover", maybe this is why....
[see pasSPort].