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by migray
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Conquest Preselect alignment
Replies: 14
Views: 355

Re: Conquest Preselect alignment

Gary
You mentioned that you replaced the bushes on the crank arms. Do you know their dimensions, and where did you source them?

Thanks
by migray
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Conquest Wiper Blades
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: Conquest Wiper Blades

9" is the standard length but it does depend on the wiper arms (length and angle of bend) so that the screen is wiped without rubbing. The standard arm fitment was 10.5" long with a 15 degree right hand crank 745071. Some spoon end (wrist action) arms are adjustable in length and you may be able to ...
by migray
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Stator tube
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Stator tube

I bought mine from revington tr. Revingtontr.com The length is just right but I had to make the slot for the top piece of tube to slide in rather longer.
by migray
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Reserve fuel tank valve
Replies: 9
Views: 396

Re: Reserve fuel tank valve

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2638 quite a bit of information in this post, including an article by Mr Techy on refurbing the valve
by migray
Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Sump plug stripped thread
Replies: 8
Views: 479

Re: Sump plug stripped thread

I have used a 3/4" BSP Dowty seal (via ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/293296948191) on the sump plug which seems to have resolved the slight weep I had.

Mike
by migray
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: 1951 LD10 KKV 222
Replies: 131
Views: 8135

Re: 1951 LD10 KKV 222

And some information and pictures on the Daimler Conquest petrol reserve which looks very similar, here: http://forum.dloc.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2638
by migray
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Mission of mercy to help my old dad out!
Replies: 19
Views: 948

Re: Mission of mercy to help my old dad out!

Found it! But it took a long time as I had to look through IMG_20200811_100148.jpg IMG_20200811_095911.jpg 10 years of magazines. It is actually the Jan/Feb 2000 edition Vol 36 number 8 It has a picture of Rosie Ramsey, the daughter of Frederick R Simms on the cover. It is not green though? Page 39 ...
by migray
Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Timing mark on Conquest Century DJ252
Replies: 15
Views: 714

Re: Timing mark on Conquest Century DJ252

This thread viewtopic.php?p=30741#p30741 gives a picture from the workshop manual. The marks on the flywheel are etched into the edge (ie almost at right angles to the viewing hole) and difficult to see. The letters IGN and TDC should be there
by migray
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Conquest Century rear red lens.
Replies: 10
Views: 610

Re: Conquest Century rear red lens.

Well 3 if you count the Lanchester Sprite! 53410 571 Stop tail, flasher and reflex lamp. C.P.R.; o\'erall dimensions 5 7/16", 2 1/16"'; 12V'. ~ double contact; red lens; flush fitting. Armstrong Siddeley 'Sapphire' (later) 1955; 'Sapphire 346' Saloon 1956-59. Daimler 'Conquest' ('Century') 1956-58. ...