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by Crossley Stephenson
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Db18 special sports
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Db18 special sports

There have been a couple of SS made up from bits over the last few years and there very well may be a panel or two left but the front wings are very large and very heavy...shipping costs would be eye watering.
Michael
by Crossley Stephenson
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Manners website
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Manners website

Any news on when Manners website will be operating again......at the moment it is...not very helpful (my restraint kicked in😉)...just saying!
Michael
by Crossley Stephenson
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8 Parts Catalogue
Replies: 2
Views: 305

V8 Parts Catalogue

Is there anyone who could scan pages 49,50 & 54 thst are missing from my copy.

Tks
Michael
by Crossley Stephenson
Thu May 16, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Correct water temperature
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Correct water temperature

Colin, My V8 generally sits around the N but can rise to O or R on hot days - 30°c+ - or if climbing hills. I would be very concerned if the temp started to get up to L. If you are concerned about overheating always suspect the radiator first. When was it last flushed or better thoroughly cleaned. C...
by Crossley Stephenson
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: DB18 sports special- engine number
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: DB18 sports special- engine number

David,

Off side front of engine block just above the generator bracket. Don't confuse the small brass plaque nearby, this is a list number. The engine number is stamped in the block.

Cheers
Michael
by Crossley Stephenson
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Conquest Century core plugs
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: Conquest Century core plugs

David, I had a look this am and it looks like it is possible to replace the core plugs with the engine in situ but it will be fiddly and require a mirror and some dexterity. Easier with the manifolds off, in fact a couple of the core plugs probably can't be replaced without removal of the manifolds....
by Crossley Stephenson
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Special Sports record price?
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: Special Sports record price?

Hi David,

Not sure where it is going yet? Will try and keep track.

Prototype, yes. Good condition, uhm? Not much done mechanically for years.

Cheers
Michael
by Crossley Stephenson
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Special Sports record price?
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Special Sports record price?

The protype SS sold at auction on Saturday for AUD$97000 but with buyers premium AUD$104,000. Amazing!

Maybe people are begining to appreciate the Daimler Special Sports, a rising tide liftsa ll ships - hopefully.

Cheers
Michael
by Crossley Stephenson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Tyre recommendations
Replies: 12
Views: 1135

Re: Tyre recommendations

Agree with Peter, Cokers have been vg for me. 35 psi all-round.

Cheers
Michael
by Crossley Stephenson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Special Sports head torque settings
Replies: 13
Views: 1022

Re: Special Sports head torque settings

What tyre pressures Graham? I use 35 psi all- round on my Special Sports which you have driven. I have never driven a SS with crossplies but enjoy my SS with radials and have no issues with directional stability, rather the contrary.

Cheers
Michael

PS see you at Peebles.