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db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

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Db n j
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db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

Post by Db n j » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:44 pm

On Friday, we moved the Special Sports from its resting place of the last 7 years, into the next door garage cum workshop, so its the first time I have
been able to take a detailed look at what we have got (the front of the car had been stripped, with new woodwork etc done, but whatever we got came in
boxes piled into the inside).

Given the years we have had The Duchess, we have been collecting parts, so the so called "difficult to find" bits are to hand. However, there is a growing list
of stuff we need, so any help / leads most welcome.

1) Bonnet hinge (not same as DB18, Consort or Hooper)
also looking for
2) Radiator fan cowl (not same as Consort)
3) Water drain plug / pipework from Block (underneath the manifolds), (same as Consort)
4) Water drain plug for Radiator (saem as Consort)
5) Connecting pipe between Rocker Box and Air Cleaner (not same as Consort)
6) Radiator cap (top of the radiator)
7) Glass for Passenger Door

Many thanks

db

Helen Wainwright
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Re: db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

Post by Helen Wainwright » Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:02 pm

Hi ,

I think we have a spare radiator cap, Andrew is out at the moment,
I will get him to look this evening,

Cheers,

Helen :)

Db n j
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Re: db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

Post by Db n j » Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:52 am

Many thanks Helen.

Btw, have you found a lovely new home for
Your Barker ??

Helen Wainwright
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Re: db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

Post by Helen Wainwright » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:20 pm

Hi,
Yes, we have a spare, yours for the price of the postage,
or, if you are not in a hurry, you could collect from the Restoration Show at Stoneleigh?(March)
Somebody from the East Mids could take it for you.

Best Wishes,

Helen :?:

Helen Wainwright
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Re: db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

Post by Helen Wainwright » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:21 pm

PS

Yes, The Duchess has a nice new home lined up, quite locally!

Helen

Db n j
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Re: db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

Post by Db n j » Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:39 pm

Thanks Helen. No rush, so will look at going to Stoneleigh.

Good news about your Duchess.

andrewwainwright
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Re: db18 ss bonnet hinge etc

Post by andrewwainwright » Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:39 pm

Hello Db nj,
As Helen has explained, I have found a radiator cap.
She said that we could arrange for you to collect it at the Practical Classics Restoration Show, but by mistake said that the show was at Stoneleigh.
It is taking place at the NEC, Birmingham.

Please send me an e mail contact, which will enable me to send a photo of the radiator cap.

Best wishes,
Andrew

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