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by theoldman
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Buying (or not) a Daimler Conquest Century
Replies: 9
Views: 373

Re: Buying (or not) a Daimler Conquest Century

Mike, 1. The delightful registration number is worth zilch in Hungary! 2. I would be looking to pay £5000 for a car in good condition, requiring no major mechanical or body attention. This requires both. 3. You are looking at £2000 for a decent engine rebuild (reground crank. new con rods and shells...
by theoldman
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: EL24 Rad
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: EL24 Rad

Ron, Be VERY careful replacing the thermostat housing to the rad. It's made of cast iron and the rad is thin copper............................ Tighten the nuts like doing a cylinder head. Bit at a time, corner to corner. Only tighten until you get a seal (use a bit of blue Hylomar). It's not holdin...
by theoldman
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: Manuals - Having a Clear Out
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Manuals - Having a Clear Out

Anyone interested in the following - please EMAIL (not PM) if so Thanks, all. Conquest Owners' Manual (Repro, softback) £7.50 posted Conquest Workshop Manual (Repro, softback) £15.00 posted (sorry, heavy!) Conquest Parts Book (Repro, Softback) £10.00 posted DF Parts book (inc wiring diagram) Owner a...
by theoldman
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Fluid Flywheel Identification
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: Fluid Flywheel Identification

Not DJ or DF series.
Neil
by theoldman
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Battery charger voltage
Replies: 12
Views: 521

Re: Battery charger voltage

Some bright spark "borrowed" the batteries from our class 31 loco to get their Class 25 moving. They failed to return them and the loco sat for 18 months with them still in it. On eventually recovering them, it was found that 12 were absolutely shot and a further 9 were "borderline". The man from Sh...
by theoldman
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Conquest Speedometer Drive
Replies: 3
Views: 287

Re: Conquest Speedometer Drive

Glad to be of help!! :D
by theoldman
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Something for a Sunday
Replies: 10
Views: 548

Re: Something for a Sunday

This is our loco - the M&GN Society. (Y14 No. 564) The lights (wig - wags) etc were working correctly on the crossing, as were the warblers. The crossing has an ANPR camera and it was clear from the pictures the "Berk in the Merc" as he became known went through while the reds were flashing. The sav...
by theoldman
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Battery charger voltage
Replies: 12
Views: 521

Re: Battery charger voltage

To charge a 6v battery, you must have a voltage of at least 7.....................................
by theoldman
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Daimler Conquest Century DHC alarming noise!
Replies: 18
Views: 916

Re: Daimler Conquest Century DHC alarming noise!

This will help

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hzwdsfwiht7o ... earbox.pdf

It sounds like something has come adrift inside the box

Neil
by theoldman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: fuel sender unit
Replies: 2
Views: 424

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