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by Chris_R
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: What model was GBO 49 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: What model was GBO 49 ?

Syd - GBO was indeed Cardiff. August 1951 - November 1952. GBO 49 being an early number in the series, probably August or September 1951.
by Chris_R
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Majestic Major Saloon 4.5 V8 - 1963 - repair project (DQ451)
Replies: 12
Views: 717

Re: Majestic Major Saloon 4.5 V8 - 1963 - repair project (DQ451)

More pictures John on the Daimler Majestic Majors Facebook group page.
by Chris_R
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: What model was GBO 49 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: What model was GBO 49 ?

According to my books Daimlers made around 1953 were:
DB18 Consort (1950 - 1953)
DB18 Sports Special (1949 - 1953)
DE36 (1946 - 1953)
Regency (1952 - 1954)
Conquest (1953 - 1956)
by Chris_R
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Lanchester Forum
Topic: Any advise when getting bumpers chromed?
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: Any advise when getting bumpers chromed?

Make sure they are what is called triple plated. A layer of copper is put down first, polished back to remove imperfections, perhaps more copper added, polished again, then a layer of nickel, polished again and then finally a layer of chrome. The key to a good result is the work that goes into the f...
by Chris_R
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Photo & Video Album
Topic: Parking in Prague
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: Parking in Prague

Those are very good, I did consider getting a single width one for my own garage (I have too many cars).
by Chris_R
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Daimler Forum (not SP250/251, 2.5 V8 or V8-250)
Topic: Majestic Major Saloon 4.5 V8 - 1963 - repair project (DQ451)
Replies: 12
Views: 717

Re: Majestic Major Saloon 4.5 V8 - mid 60's appraisal

Left Hand drive Majestic Majors were very rare even during the time the cars were being made, I believe less than about 30 were made. Is the chassis number of yours in the range 136891 to 136915? As Stan has said, it is very difficult to give a valuation. Generally though Daimlers are not a fashiona...
by Chris_R
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Titles or "ranks" for individuals or groups
Replies: 16
Views: 637

Re: Titles or "ranks" for individuals or groups

John-B wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:52 pm Edit, I've decided that the title Wise Guy is likely to be misinterpreted too often and a step too far for some members, so I've changed it to Wise Man
Isn't that too gender specific in these enlightened times?
by Chris_R
Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: Titles or "ranks" for individuals or groups
Replies: 16
Views: 637

Re: Titles or "ranks" for individuals or groups

The only problem with the "Wise Guy" rank is one of the meanings: "a person who makes sarcastic or cheeky remarks to demonstrate their cleverness". Not sure if that's how I wish to be known. :roll:
by Chris_R
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Chat Forum & General News
Topic: One thousand
Replies: 11
Views: 582

Re: One thousand

I see Syd has been promoted to Very Wise Guy. Pity, I found just the right T-Shirt. :lol: :lol:
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