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by Marcel Renshaw
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: New DB18 Valves and pistons
Replies: 6
Views: 326

Re: New DB18 Valves and pistons

That is a very good price. Well done.
by Marcel Renshaw
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale & List of Suppliers
Topic: New DB18 Valves and pistons
Replies: 6
Views: 326

Re: New DB18 Valves and pistons

Out of interest what price are the valves?
by Marcel Renshaw
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Headlight bulbs
Replies: 13
Views: 593

Re: Headlight bulbs

I managed to polish them through the bulb hole using a rag over my finger and then using cotton buds.
by Marcel Renshaw
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Headlight bulbs
Replies: 13
Views: 593

Re: Headlight bulbs

Have you tried cleaning your reflectors?
I did mine with Goddard silver polish.
They have managed 25 years.
They are tarnished now and will get another polish soon.
by Marcel Renshaw
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Headlight bulbs
Replies: 13
Views: 593

Re: Headlight bulbs

I made a pair of bulb holders and fitted H4 halogen bulbs.
Much better.
by Marcel Renshaw
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Conquest Century cylinder head corrosion (waterway inserts)
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Conquest Century cylinder head corrosion (waterway inserts)

Aluminium and bronze were used together on pre war Daimler / Lanchester water pumps. Many of which are reaching the end of their lives due to corrosion. It could be argued that modern antifreeze is far better at reducing corrosion than the antifreeze if used in the 20’s and 30’s I would be tempted h...
by Marcel Renshaw
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Electronic ignition - 6cy 2.4 75hp
Replies: 10
Views: 375

Re: Electronic ignition - 6cy 2.4 75hp

The distributor doctor do a number of electronic ignition kits. Well worth contacting them to get the best option for your car.
by Marcel Renshaw
Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: 1934 Lanchester LA10 Flexible Brake Pipes
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: 1934 Lanchester LA10 Flexible Brake Pipes

If you let me know what thread you need I will compare with the DB18 ones I have.
by Marcel Renshaw
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Ravages of time
Replies: 9
Views: 596

Re: Ravages of time

John is recovering and has managed to get the eBay shop up and running again which is good to see.
Hopefully he will get everything back to normal soon.
by Marcel Renshaw
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Majestic Major Door Handles
Replies: 8
Views: 501

Re: Majestic Major Door Handles

With regards to DB18 handles there are currently moves to get new ones made in brass.
The company making them have samples to work from but have yet to confirm price and possible delivery date.