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by daimlersteve
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Engine rebuild
Replies: 5
Views: 358

Re: Engine rebuild

Hi all, just a word --- check the length of the water slots. They may be coming close to the gasket ridge line . If theres enough not solid depth of metal at the end of the repair weld, the gasket may not seal well
Seen this in the past.
regards Steve
by daimlersteve
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: handbrake lever won't release
Replies: 7
Views: 740

Re: handbrake lever won't release

If the bent rod is changed ( by force ) the button cannot clear the pall contact and wont release. A car i sold many years ago had the same problem -- when the transport driver hauled the h/brake on at the start of the journey it couldnot be released at the destination. A mechanic was called out and...
by daimlersteve
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Daimler V8 to Borg Warner T5 gearbox bellhousing
Replies: 24
Views: 1655

Re: Daimler V8 to Borg Warner T5 gearbox bellhousing

Colin Drays( Five speed conversions ) bellhousing is for the ford 2.95 first gear set box. Same as the ones i have built.
by daimlersteve
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Cylinder head problems
Replies: 9
Views: 736

Re: Cylinder head problems

heads that have been subjected to high heat can crack under the seat insert needing removal of same and repair before replacing the seat.

steve
by daimlersteve
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Daimler V8 to Borg Warner T5 gearbox bellhousing
Replies: 24
Views: 1655

Re: Daimler V8 to Borg Warner T5 gearbox bellhousing

be a tad cautious on this subject . gm input shafts are a different length to ford / cossi . a trap for young players
by daimlersteve
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: sp250 auto gearbox
Replies: 14
Views: 2234

Re: sp250 auto gearbox

oops , my typo there , yes one of my sps had the 'orible great cast iron thing in it .
by daimlersteve
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: sp250 auto gearbox
Replies: 14
Views: 2234

Re: sp250 auto gearbox

Nope --- steam engine GD as i recall, certainly not bw35
by daimlersteve
Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Max overbore Daimler V8
Replies: 93
Views: 9829

Re: Max overbore Daimler V8

Good call on the cam, at least you get a full sized base circle. Which profile are you going to get ?



steve
by daimlersteve
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 Mirror?
Replies: 5
Views: 1056

Re: SP250 Mirror?

The seller needs to get his facts right it seems . Some one enlighten him ,
steve
by daimlersteve
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 Head Cylinder Torque
Replies: 5
Views: 588

Re: SP250 Head Cylinder Torque

is that from another source ? the printed page that is .
steve