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by qantasqf1
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: DB18 Water Temperature capillary tube
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: DB18 Water Temperature capillary tube

Graham, I have a spare gauge/capillary tube if you have problems sourcing a repair. You can email me at
stevemoore47@iprimus.com.au
by qantasqf1
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: It's Exhausting
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: It's Exhausting

Aren’t they just! I’ve seen UNF bolts fitted here with self-locking (steel) nuts thrown in for good measure. Incredible. I’d hate to be the poor *** who has to undo them.
Steve
by qantasqf1
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: DB18 oil filter mod.
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Re: DB18 oil filter mod.

Thanks Graham.
Steve
by qantasqf1
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: DB18 oil filter mod.
Replies: 2
Views: 361

DB18 oil filter mod.

About 15 years ago I compiled an article describing how to fit a DB18 paper type oil filter element in place of the felt type. It was only after a couple of years’ driving that I found out the coil spring was too strong for the paper filter element. After realising the problem I bought a paper eleme...
by qantasqf1
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Spit pins and castellated nuts
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: Spit pins and castellated nuts

If there is only one split pin hole in the stub axle I always tighten the adjusting nut up until it’s pretty tight then back it off until the split pin hole lines up. I would definitely leave a certain amount of free play in the bearing as opposed to none-I once saw the effect of leaving no play her...
by qantasqf1
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Daimler LQ3-20 info.
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: Daimler LQ3-20 info.

1) Google Hobson Telegage fluid. You should find the answer there.
2) Google Luvax shock absorber fluid, ditto.
Cheers
Steve
by qantasqf1
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: DB18-1 fuel pump
Replies: 12
Views: 737

Re: DB18-1 fuel pump

Well something is amiss. Your pump should be either the early type T or the later type U. In either case the screw is a stop to prevent the cam operated lever from overtravel. If it’s missing there’s nothing to stop the lever’s coil spring from dropping out into the sump on pump removal. (Later pump...
by qantasqf1
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Special Sports fuel issue
Replies: 20
Views: 1673

Re: Special Sports fuel issue

Not a good idea! It’s not simple to connect a wire to the control box terminal that activates with the ignition switch because of that stupid design - no wonder Daimler discarded it for the DB18 Consort. However, there aren’t any wires that fill the bill at the rear end of the car so a wire needs to...
by qantasqf1
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Special Sports fuel issue
Replies: 20
Views: 1673

Re: Special Sports fuel issue

Not a good idea! It’s not simple to find a terminal that activates with the ignition switch because of that stupid control box- no wonder Daimler discarded it for the DB18 Consort. However, there aren’t any wires that fill the bill at the rear end of the car so a wire needs to be run from under the ...
by qantasqf1
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Special Sports fuel issue
Replies: 20
Views: 1673

Re: Special Sports fuel issue

What’s the ‘keyed’ live connector from the sender unit? Is it the wire that connects to the unit? If that’s what you mean it can’t be used for the electric pump, which needs 12 volts to operate and the tank unit wire’s current varies with the fuel level. A wire from a 12 volt source that is activate...