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by theoldman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: fuel sender unit
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Re: fuel sender unit

"Universal" units are available on Flea Bay - make sure they are OK for Pos Earth if your car is such.

Neil
by theoldman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Small problem with LD10 gearbox
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Re: Small problem with LD10 gearbox

If you are going to take off the side cover, Terry Howlett (occasionally on this forum) an ex Daimler apprentice suggests you remove the lever and insert a suitable sized bush in the hole.

The lever goes straight, unbushed, into the box and over the years wears the hole away.
Hope this helps

Neil
by theoldman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Lj200 steering box leak
Replies: 4
Views: 748

Re: Lj200 steering box leak

Millers do one as do Morris.
Cheers
neil
by theoldman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Spark Plugs
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: Spark Plugs

Phil,

NGK BP6ES.

Did the collets arrive OK?

Cheers
Neil
by theoldman
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Daimler for sale
Topic: Daimler 6 reg LJ 2243 Rover engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1067

Re: Daimler 6 reg LJ 2243 Rover engine

Does the engine rev freely when in "N" or "P" ??
by theoldman
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Lj200 steering box leak
Replies: 4
Views: 748

Re: Lj200 steering box leak

Easy cheat is to drain the box and fill it with semi - liquid grease.
by theoldman
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Distributor bottom end.
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Re: Distributor bottom end.

This method will work on your own PROVIDING YOU HAVE A 100% HANDBRAKE. Don't try it if the handbrake is iffy. Apply the handbrake as firmly as you can. Start engine and select top gear. Increase engine revs until the flywheel bites (About 1000 - 1100rpm) Advance the dizzy until the engine starts to ...
by theoldman
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Joke !
Replies: 81
Views: 7782

Re: Joke !

Sign outside a Chemist's shop during structural alterations

BISMUTH AS USUAL
by theoldman
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Daimler for sale
Topic: Conquest century
Replies: 6
Views: 549

Re: Conquest century

Jacking points moved from the sides of the chassis to the ends and the rear seat was moved back 4" (Centurys had these from inception) You cannot fit a MkI rear seat in a MkII........................... It's difficult, therefore, to identify a MkII Century, if it's an "almost", but easy to identify ...
by theoldman
Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Weather
Replies: 0
Views: 309

Weather

Malaga today - 26 degrees.

Bacton today - 32 degrees

Left car in car park for an hour - on returning inside temperature 52 degrees.

No, I hadn't left a dog in the car............................

Just the wife.