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by Vortex O'Plinth
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Engine dying after short distance
Replies: 22
Views: 890

Re: Engine dying after short distance

wadams wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:20 am
Hi
.... I am now trying to find the electronic kit for the distributor for a positive earth vehicle which I fear does not exist! My last option is to go back to standard points.......
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See here
by Vortex O'Plinth
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: NGK spark plugs for SP250
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: NGK spark plugs for SP250

Now sold.
by Vortex O'Plinth
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: NGK spark plugs for SP250
Replies: 2
Views: 77

NGK spark plugs for SP250

A set of 8 NGK BP6ES spark plugs for sale. Brand new in box. £10 + £2 P&P. Suit SP250.
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by Vortex O'Plinth
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Jumping out of 2nd
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: Jumping out of 2nd

Another possibility is worn dog teeth on the synchro cup and synchro sleeve. Over time the synchro tapers wear and engagement of the cup and sleeve results in clashes between the dogs which in turn wears those to the point where they will no longer hold stable engagement. To inspect these properly t...
by Vortex O'Plinth
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Technical & Motoring Matters
Topic: Recovery services - any good for old cars?
Replies: 9
Views: 138

Re: Recovery services - any good for old cars?

I have AA breakdown cover as a fringe benefit of my bank account. This includes Roadside, Relay, Homestart and Stay Mobile. This applies to any car in which I am the driver or a passenger. This is useful since I currently have five cars registered for road use. Two of these - one being an SP - are p...
by Vortex O'Plinth
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Wiring harness routing SP250 B type LHD
Replies: 12
Views: 602

Re: Wiring harness routing SP250 B type LHD

Not the easiest thing to photograph in situ, but these rather blurry shots of the solenoid in two different cars may help...
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Sol2.jpg
The black and white 'stick' in the first piccie is a rule.
by Vortex O'Plinth
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: SP250 Rubber Gear stick boot
Replies: 4
Views: 177

Re: SP250 Rubber Gear stick boot

This is not the best shot, but the original would have looked something like this....
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Bryan Purves sells them ready made for around £20......
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I guess you can specify the colour you want.
by Vortex O'Plinth
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Tyre size options on 250
Replies: 29
Views: 644

Re: Tyre size options on 250

Years ago you used to be able to buy 'RQ' tyres. RQ stood for Remould Quality and were tyres that were imperfect in some respect, usually something like a discrepancy in tread pattern They were not actually remoulds but were significantly cheaper than their equivalent 'A' grade tyres. Does anyone el...
by Vortex O'Plinth
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Photo & Video Album
Topic: Rival for SP250 design approval
Replies: 8
Views: 255

Re: Rival for SP250 design approval

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyIgiAx0E2E

Makes you wonder what they were smoking in those days........ :shock:
by Vortex O'Plinth
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Tyre size options on 250
Replies: 29
Views: 644

Re: Tyre size options on 250

Thanks for the reply, could you explain 590x15, im used to 3 measurements, Original crossply tyres have only 2 measurements. Just to elucidate further, crossply tyre sizes are are specified in inches. The first number specifies the width of the tyre in inches, although these days the decimal point ...