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by grahamemmett
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: What colour is black
Replies: 6
Views: 221

Re: What colour is black

There’s no official colour reference.
The factory used highly descriptive words like black, blue and green. Shades with names came later.
Use one you like.
by grahamemmett
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Daimler for sale
Topic: Daimler DB18 Barker Special Sports
Replies: 6
Views: 706

Re: Daimler DB18 Barker Special Sports

Undoubtedly one of the most photographed SpecialSports in the country
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by grahamemmett
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query
Replies: 20
Views: 546

Re: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query

The club has a very active branch meeting monthly (in normal times) near you. You’ll find plenty of Conquest Owners there all happy to give you a hand.
by grahamemmett
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query
Replies: 20
Views: 546

Re: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query

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by grahamemmett
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query
Replies: 20
Views: 546

Re: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query

Hi Alistair, Yes things had moved on by the 50s and the engine used a multigrade, I use 20/50 Classic. However the fluid flywheel and gearbox must have a Straight 30, nothing else. There are loads of suppliers. I’m using LRT in Lancashire who supply the German FUCHS Oils on a next day service. (On o...
by grahamemmett
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query
Replies: 20
Views: 546

Re: Transmission noise in Conquest Century / Oil query

Hi Alistair
All the manuals are on the club website, go to Member Services then Archives and select the Catalog.
by grahamemmett
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: Daimler Majestic engine for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Daimler Majestic engine for sale

Drat, my cunning plan to win the Monte Carlo Classic is foiled
by grahamemmett
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP250 video
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Re: SP250 video

Featuring the lovely Mrs Dominica Ashworth, wife of the late Keith Ashworth who had more Daimlers than you could shake a stick at.
by grahamemmett
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: Daimler Majestic engine for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Daimler Majestic engine for sale

It would be fun! Probably need the gearbox too but my rear axle is from a Consort so that would take the extra power.
by grahamemmett
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: Daimler Majestic engine for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Daimler Majestic engine for sale

I wonder if I could get this in my DB18 engine bay, it doesn’t look much bigger than the 2.5.......