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by classiclife
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250 Saloon: Fan Belt - Solid or Tooth
Replies: 7
Views: 579

Re: V8-250 Saloon: Fan Belt - Solid or Tooth

Thanks Colin, that is useful to know regarding the fan belt design / wording. I remember very well and still have some, Unipart GCB fan belts which of course then, were referred to as cogged belts. I like the idea of the V section with relieved sections. Things are looking up !! Out of interest I wi...
by classiclife
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250 Saloon: Fan Belt - Solid or Tooth
Replies: 7
Views: 579

V8-250 Saloon: Fan Belt - Solid or Tooth

Hello, At some stage a PO of my 1968 V8 saloon must have changed either the WP pulley or (more likely) the Alt pulley. As such, the correct fan belt (C27354) from DMG is too big - even with the Alt at its maximum adjustment and I need a smaller belt. Does or should the fanbelt be solid, or are saloo...
by classiclife
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Bumper rechroming
Replies: 7
Views: 467

Re: Bumper rechroming

Hello Martyn,

Regret to say you have answered your own question: I understand that quality comes at a cost, but..

I have used Derby Plating before and their workmanship is excellent - not the cheapest, but............... as you say !!

http://derbyplating.co.uk/

Regards.

Richard.
by classiclife
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Radiator refurbishment
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: Radiator refurbishment

Probably a bit far for you, but this chap is one of the best craftsman out there; his work is superb and prices are very sensible: Bryan & Son in Tunbridge Wells, Kent - 01892.544.635 He and his wife do all the work in their little premises and many of the VSCC brigade make them their first port of ...
by classiclife
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: More PPG Taxi Black Celluose Paint Wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 593

Re: More PPG Taxi Black Celluose Paint Wanted

Hello Al,

If struggling, may be worth phoning these chaps - they are excellent and have used them on countless occasions. They can match the most difficult of paints and do mail order.

https://shop.autopaintsbrighton.co.uk/

Regards.

Richard.
by classiclife
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250 Saloon: Wiring Block Connectors
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

Re: V8-250 Saloon: Wiring Block Connectors

Thanks Paul,

It's a job that is a little way off yet and still considering my options; I will give you a call towards the end of the week if that is suitable ??

Not late to the party - good timing !!

Best wishes.

Richard.
by classiclife
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Daimler Histories & Statistics - SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon
Topic: previous owners photos
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Re: previous owners photos

Hello Nobby, Always a bonus to have tangible information of that sort, certainly makes the history file on the car even more interesting. Some owners are lucky, whereas others never get an ounce of historical information. I have no doubt thousands of photos and documents have been destroyed over the...
by classiclife
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Conquest Century cylinder head waterway inserts
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Conquest Century cylinder head waterway inserts

Hello Henry,

I have received your emails, about four to date, to my PM.

Have also confirmed my PM address with you via this Forum conduit.

Keep me posted !!

Best wishes.

Richard.
by classiclife
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Conquest Century cylinder head waterway inserts
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Conquest Century cylinder head waterway inserts

Hello Henry,

PM sent.

Regards.

Richard.
by classiclife
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: V8-250 Saloon: Pulley / Damper / Hub Separation
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: V8-250 Saloon: Pulley / Damper / Hub Separation

Thanks Christopher,

I was hoping that would be the case, a lot less hassle.

Regards.

Richard.