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by Vortex O'Plinth
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Missing one handbrake pad L/H for SP250
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Missing one handbrake pad L/H for SP250

I have one. Some surface corrosion but thread and locating pin are sound. No lining.
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Yours for £5 plus P&P. PM me if interested
by Vortex O'Plinth
Wed Nov 04, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Cars for Sale
Topic: For Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 597

For Sale

by Vortex O'Plinth
Tue Nov 03, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: Exhaust Manifold
Replies: 10
Views: 1092

Re: Exhaust Manifold

If you can find a cast iron welder this might be a repair.
by Vortex O'Plinth
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: dynamo cover
Replies: 21
Views: 2329

Re: dynamo cover

smithgor wrote: Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:56 pm ......... Need also some tiny pop rivets.
I used nickel plated bifurcated rivets.....
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....they give a cleaner look than pop rivets.
by Vortex O'Plinth
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: dynamo cover
Replies: 21
Views: 2329

Re: dynamo cover

Mike0Ryan wrote: Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:16 pm Hmmmm... Painted steel does not sound promising. My bubble is being burst! :cry:
Have you tried Barry Thorne. I had a cover from him (without the Daimler badge since I already had one) and it was definitely aluminium....
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by Vortex O'Plinth
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: window washer
Replies: 2
Views: 414

Re: window washer

What you have appears correct. The 'ball' of the unit is trapped between the chromed cover and a backing plate (which you may have but is not shown in your picture). A rubber gasket goes under this assembly before screwing it to the body. The actual knurled jet body is screwed into the ball unit and...
by Vortex O'Plinth
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: lower suspension brackets on SP250
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: lower suspension brackets on SP250

bushing223.jpg The blue piece is what i am referring to . does it go to the front? the rear? They are used to set the Castor angle I believe.......... The spigot washer is used to compress the rubber/steel bush in the suspension arm - it has nothing to do with setting the Castor angle. Its fitment ...
by Vortex O'Plinth
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: lower suspension brackets on SP250
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: lower suspension brackets on SP250

The 'shim' you're referring to is the spigoted thrust washer; item E in the diagram shown in my previous post. Where, how and which way round it should be fitted is described in the accompanying text. If you have a plain washer fitted that is incorrect (possibly the original was lost by a previous o...
by Vortex O'Plinth
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Daimler SP250/251, 2.5 V8 & V8-250 Saloon Forum
Topic: lower suspension brackets on SP250
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: lower suspension brackets on SP250

Not entirely sure which shims you are referring to.... do these extracts from the Service Manual help?
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