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by John Chatfield
Tue May 26, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 Wheel Bearings/TR3 Wheel Bearings
Replies: 7
Views: 676

Re: SP250 Wheel Bearings/TR3 Wheel Bearings

Hi Steve, you mention having new stub axles made, who did this for you? was it expensive? I have just reamed the new trunion bushes in the arms and was thinking of replacing the bottom spring retaining plate but will be putting R&P on so the thoughts of better camber and castor are making me think. ...
by John Chatfield
Tue May 26, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Dart / MGB window regulator fitting
Replies: 16
Views: 598

Re: Dart / MGB window regulator fitting

would the coil spring be the same on the MGB please? my drivers side had its spring and an arm liberated by a previous owner who put it all back together as if nothing was missing.
by John Chatfield
Mon May 18, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: dart window winder
Replies: 0
Views: 113

dart window winder

Hi Folks, would anyone have an old window winder for a dart, my unit has had one of the riser bars and the coil spring liberated at some point and hence the request, my gears etc.are all fine so it's just an old unit for these parts please. thank you.
by John Chatfield
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 Distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re: SP250 Distributor

the Drawings also miss the oil seal fitted under the upper roller bearing, and also check the wick spring isn't cracked I have 3 distributors here with cracks or a twist in them and they aren't available to purchase so tomorrow I have some spring steel arriving so with a bit of luck another 'Covid 1...
by John Chatfield
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Recommendation
Replies: 13
Views: 1383

Re: Recommendation

That's a cracking job, what colour does Bryan call the leather, it looks like 'Jaguar magnolia' ?
by John Chatfield
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 Doors
Replies: 9
Views: 503

Re: SP250 Doors

Why not ask Woolies to send a sample of both for you t compare ?
by John Chatfield
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: SP hardtop for restoration
Replies: 3
Views: 1014

Re: SP hardtop for restoration

Sorry now sold
by John Chatfield
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP New wiring loom problems
Replies: 15
Views: 2022

Re: SP New wiring loom problems

Hi folks, I don't know if Tim has solved his problem but I have just noticed on Auto sparks site that if you are fitting an alternator you may have to take the ammeter out of the system as it can wreak havoc, just an idea if you are fitting an alternator it may be worth looking at their site or givi...
by John Chatfield
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Dart fuel tank fittings
Replies: 10
Views: 1207

Re: Dart fuel tank fittings

Hi Marcus, Bryan Purves has a none reserve pick-up try him on bryanpurves1@gmail.co
Regards John
by John Chatfield
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: How to clean up black plastic trim?
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: How to clean up black plastic trim?

I can vouch for the boot polish trick, I had the pleasure of chatting to an old school chauffeur who whilst regaling various stories, told of his down time waiting for his passenger to return from their appointments etc. he had to clean or polish the car and he used black boot polish on the bumpers ...