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by grahamemmett
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: A tale of Corona, Quarantine and classic car kindness
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: A tale of Corona, Quarantine and classic car kindness

Just shows up the difference between here and Germany!
I think it would make a good article for the Driving Member 😃
by grahamemmett
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Fuel Additives
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: Fuel Additives

I’m with Marcel on this one. The engine has hardened valve seats so doesn’t need any additive to lubricate them. I also use premium fuel. “Rubber” fuel lines need replacing every 5 years and fuel line bought today is marked with the year of manufacture. I bought mine from the Triumph Six Club Stores...
by grahamemmett
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: A job for the next years
Replies: 15
Views: 1923

Re: A job for the next years

Probably more than twice the power of the original, it will be fun to drive!
by grahamemmett
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: A job for the next years
Replies: 15
Views: 1923

Re: A job for the next years

Great progress !
what is the engine and gearbox you re using?
by grahamemmett
Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Re: Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels

In the interests of keeping the record of responses, I have this additional response: "I have been very successful with coach paint. The wheel needs to be thoroughly cleaned down and degreased, minor imperfections can be filled with body filler and flatted. Several coats of black coach enamel, flatt...
by grahamemmett
Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Re: Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels

"Interested in the comment saying it’s not a db18 cos it has spokes."

I'm lernin'
by grahamemmett
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Cars & Parts Wanted
Topic: Pre-War DB18 body parts wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Pre-War DB18 body parts wanted

An enquiry through the website - I need all body parts as mine are rusted. Can anybody help?
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by grahamemmett
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Re: Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels

Thanks Guys. I have copied your excellent responses to our friends across the pond.
by grahamemmett
Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Treatment of Bakelite steering wheels

A member in the US has enquired how he may restore the colour to his Bakelite steering wheel (1952 Hooper bodied DB18) as the sun has bleached it. It's not a standard DB18 wheel but has wire spokes.
Any ideas?