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by tjt77
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Hi TORQUE STARTER MOTOR
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: Hi TORQUE STARTER MOTOR

the 'high torque' starts that is supplied for the Austin healey 100/6 and 3000 fits the Daimler V8 saloon... Im unsure about number and pitch of ring get teeth on the SP 250 so cant say if same starter will fit .. there are several suppliers of these...the company I recommend is 'Gustavson Machine'..
by tjt77
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Dart Valve stem seal
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: Dart Valve stem seal

the later B.L. 'A' plus engines used a valve stem seal which will fit the 2 1/2 litre turner V8 ( I beIieve you quoted to correct part number) when fitted with the modified valve guides that are machined for a seal and are currently supplied by most jaguar/daimler parts specialists ..they can also b...
by tjt77
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 oil pressure gauge line fittings.
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: SP250 oil pressure gauge line fittings.

You should be able to find a 90o pipe fitting at your local hardware store.. threads are std 1/8" pipe thread and usually made of brass .. common part for the water line hook up on US made 'swamp coolers'
by tjt77
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250: Crankshaft difference
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: V8-250: Crankshaft difference

All the Turner V8s have the crankshafts threaded at the front (nose) end as far as my knowledge goes.... the front pulley has to be secured.. period .. I have never seen one with internal threads.. every one I have personally observed has an external thread up front that the pulley nut threads on to...
by tjt77
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8 saloon bonnet catch
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: V8 saloon bonnet catch

to open the bonnet with cable detatched/broken requires some patience..there is an access panel directly under the grill held in with 2 phillips head screws.. once this panel is off you can reach up to get to the 5/16" head bolts that hold grill in place.. remove all bolts then remove grill.. you ca...
by tjt77
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Paintwork / Respray
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: Paintwork / Respray

Arghhh... I dont enjoy painting ( although I do all the prep work 'in house' and we have a proper paint booth) and am now on the THIRD repaint of a Mk2 jaguar..( opalescent or 'silver blue') initially we decided to go with modern 'base clear' but after testing finish on one panel, I did not like the...
by tjt77
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250 Saloon: Pulley Tensioner
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: V8-250 Saloon: Pulley Tensioner

A Common problem and not surprising given the age of our cars.. another issue, is that these tensions often seize up over time and will no longer tension the belt.. they are however, relatively easy to remove and dismantle.. always wise to add some anti seize to the shaft of tensioner when its apart...
by tjt77
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250: Oil - 20W/60
Replies: 12
Views: 776

Re: V8-250: Oil - 20W/60

As regard labelling the Turner V8 a 'dirty' engine :- this is reasonably accurate.. there are only 2 compression rings and early engines had a one piece slotted cast iron oil control ring which is not very effective at its job.... added to fairly high compression ratio, 'blowby' is far more common t...
by tjt77
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 residual brake pressure valve and remote servo - brakes binding?
Replies: 15
Views: 636

Re: SP250 residual brake pressure valve and remote servo - brakes binding?

Some good answers posted.. I'll chime in :- the flex hoses are inexpensive and all 3 should be replaced if showing obvious signs of age ... another common issue is problems with the master cylinder .. people tend to over adjust the push rod when these have provision for adjustment, which if there is...
by tjt77
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250: Oil - 20W/60
Replies: 12
Views: 776

Re: V8-250: Oil - 20W/60

consider this. The labelling on multigrade oils works thus :- the first number refers to stated viscosity of oil when cold ..the second number is oil viscosity of stated oil when hot ..a 20 weight oil will thin somewhat when hot..but a 60 weight will thin a LOT when hot.. a 60w oil can be significan...