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by Sonus
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Sonus / or others
Replies: 13
Views: 629

Re: Sonus / or others

Fred, keep us posted on the cam followers! Very interesting!
by Sonus
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Sonus / or others
Replies: 13
Views: 629

Re: Sonus / or others

PS. , what is the story re getting the bellhousing from the states ? Steve I currently run with a steel auto bellhousing which weigh a lot. I then read a thread on this forum about aluminium bellhousings cast in the 90s by Barry Thorne. He had none left, but a forum user in the US had one spare whi...
by Sonus
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Sonus / or others
Replies: 13
Views: 629

Re: Sonus / or others

Hi, not been able to progress as planed due to work and life in general, but hoping to have the bottom end ready soon. Needed to persuade ARP that the head studs they make will suit my application. They did not want to sell to me or my engine shop before they knew the planed rev limit, torque and bh...
by Sonus
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Gearbox Conversion Dart
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Re: Gearbox Conversion Dart

Hello, I might do a conversion to a Ford T9 5-speed box and have already got a bellhousing that still needs a little work on it. As my Dart is not dismantled yet: Can anybody please let me know regarding the Dart gearbox how much the the input shaft protrudes out out the bellhousing and also the di...
by Sonus
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: timing chain vibration damper
Replies: 11
Views: 653

Re: timing chain vibration damper

Small block Ford crank shaft vibration damper has the same inner diameter as the Daimler V8 if you want to upgrade. I am fitting an ATI super damper to my fast road engine. Only difference is the width of the key way and possibly the outer diameter of the hub.
by Sonus
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Draining Engine Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 3088

Re: Draining Engine Oil

Ozzsp250 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:22 am
tjt [Tim]

Any chance you have a photo of a block with the drilled drain holes? I have the extra spray bar that feeds the camshaft and followers and do have the concern that it may flood valley area and tax the standard drain back system.
Do you have pictures of the spray bar?
by Sonus
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Daimler V8 Performance tuning - knowledge hub
Replies: 2
Views: 573

Re: Daimler V8 Tuning - knowledge hub

Here are a few links to Daimler Sp250 racers that has modified engines SP250 Larry Ligas - http://www.britishracecar.com/LarryLigas-Daimler-SP250.htm Joe Dockman - http://www.britishracecar.com/JosephDockman-Daimler-SP250.htm David Zavetsky - http://forum.britishv8.org/read.php?9,37170 John Abel - h...
by Sonus
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Isky, Piper and other performance camshafts for the 2.5 V8
Replies: 29
Views: 3464

Re: Isky, Piper and other performance camshafts for the 2.5 V8

I have the spec sheets available, but they are too large to post on this forum. Send me a message and i will pass them on.
by Sonus
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Isky, Piper and other performance camshafts for the 2.5 V8
Replies: 29
Views: 3464

Re: Isky, Piper and other performance camshafts for the 2.5 V8

Here is a chart showing the current camshafts I have been able to track down.

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