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by Zbigmak
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Roof Toggle fastner assembly Dart SP 250
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Roof Toggle fastner assembly Dart SP 250

Can anyone help? I am looking for 3 toggle clamps for a Daimler Dart SP250 which fix the soft top to the top of the windscreen. I have the chrome windscreen parts but not the 3 clamps which screw to the wooden front bar of the convertible hood. Second hand or suggestions as to potential manufacturer...
by Zbigmak
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Door closer locator thread
Replies: 24
Views: 2181

Re: Door closer locator thread

Gentlemen can anyone tell me whether the locators are the same for both sides or are they different RHS and LHS
by Zbigmak
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Dart chassis 101260
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: Dart chassis 101260

Marcus I am in the process of finishng the restoration of a B type. B types have a strengthening hoop between the A-posts. This should go across the body under the dashboard. I also seem to remember that the B type had an adjustable steering column. This is basically a large knurled nut on the steer...
by Zbigmak
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Daimler Dart (SP250) Front Bumper B type
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Daimler Dart (SP250) Front Bumper B type

Does anyone know where I can locate a front bumper and front bumper irons for the above car?
by Zbigmak
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Daimler Dart Electrical accessories
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Daimler Dart Electrical accessories

I am in the process of rebuilding my Dart (SP250). Slowly we are coming to the end of the process. At least we are beginning to see light at the far end of the tunnel. My car had a rear light (mounted on the rear bumper) and cigarette lighter fitted which I understand were optional extras. Unfortuna...
by Zbigmak
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Door closer locator thread
Replies: 24
Views: 2181

Re: Door closer locator thread

I contacted John and unfortunately he can not help.
In desperation I have therefore decided to attempt to try and make a set myself.
Figures crossed!
by Zbigmak
Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Door closer locator thread
Replies: 24
Views: 2181

Re: Door closer locator thread

Do you happen to have an email for the gentleman?
Feathers wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:32 pm
John Carey is in Ipswitch.
He is still going.
(978) 356-4745
by Zbigmak
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Door closer locator thread
Replies: 24
Views: 2181

Re: Door closer locator thread

These units are sometimes called door snubbers.
I am struggling to find any second hand female parts.
Has anyone got any pics or drawings so that I can try and make a couple?
by Zbigmak
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: SP New wiring loom problems
Replies: 15
Views: 1312

Re: SP New wiring loom problems

Syd Can you remember where is the rear earthing point is on the Dart as I do not seem to have one or rather cannot seem to find where it should be Cheers George In DC electrics there always has to be a positive and negative feed to what ever you are intending to operate. In a conventional metal bodi...
by Zbigmak
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Door closer locator thread
Replies: 24
Views: 2181

Re: Door closer locator thread

Can anyone post some pics of a disassembled unit please.
Many thanks George