DuttonOwners

Dutton Kit Cars and their owners

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Throttle Sticking on Weber 32/36 DGAV

Started by James Doulton in Technical Questions. Last reply by James Doulton Aug 1. 5 Replies

Hosting Update (some good news for a change!)

Started by Tim Walker (The Bodger) in Site Issues. Last reply by Tony Aug 1. 2 Replies

Inlet Manifold

Started by Daryl Heasman in Technical Questions. Last reply by Roy Kemp Jul 22. 5 Replies

Crossflow engine rebuild

Started by Mark Bagnall in Technical Questions. Last reply by Mark Bagnall Jul 20. 1 Reply

DIY Paint

Started by Steve and Matt Pegrum in Technical Questions. Last reply by Neville Smith Jul 11. 33 Replies

Fun with a Phaeton

Started by Mark Bagnall in Technical Questions Jul 7. 0 Replies

Rear wheel brake cylinder

Started by Neville Smith in Technical Questions. Last reply by Adrian Southgate Jul 7. 6 Replies

 

Latest Activity

James Doulton commented on James Doulton's blog post KitNet track day at Castle Combe
"I had a look at the car briefly last night and I tried the brakes - they were fine. The pedal wouldn't go down more than a short distance and it was perfectly firm. Any residual movement felt like it was flex of the bodywork. So after a 10 mile…"
23 minutes ago
Roy Kemp commented on James Doulton's blog post KitNet track day at Castle Combe
"Must have a crack at this track day malarkey sometime. I am just concerned that the red mist appears... "
yesterday
Dave Taylor posted a photo
Saturday
A discussion started by Dave Taylor was featured
Saturday
Dave Taylor posted a discussion
Saturday
Dave Taylor left a comment for Phil Young
"I may know of a car available I'll PM you"
Saturday
Phil Young and Dave Taylor are now friends
Saturday
Phil Young left a comment for Dave Taylor
"Hiya Dave, I'm not in Cumbria yet, but on my way back soon! Seeing your car was what made me sign up. Had a good look around this site and thinking an on-the-road project might just be the way to go. What would you recommend?"
Saturday
Dave Taylor left a comment for Phil Young
"Welcome to the site Phil, your just up the road from me. What you looking for? A project or ready to drive."
Saturday
Profile IconPhil Young and Craig smith joined DuttonOwners
Saturday
Dave Taylor left a comment for Craig smith
"Welcome to the site."
Saturday
Dave Adams commented on Roy Kemp's blog post £20 DIY Corner Weight Measurement
"floor has to be mirror flat to get accurate measurement... springs......i made my own spring rate measuring machine it is a frame work over a platform on which i place a bottle jack on top of a set of bath room scales.... i compress the springs…"
Saturday
James Doulton commented on Roy Kemp's blog post £20 DIY Corner Weight Measurement
"@Roy you can calculate the spring rate if you measure the wire thickness, the spring diameter and the number of turns. There are online calculators, like here."
Friday
James Doulton commented on Roy Kemp's blog post £20 DIY Corner Weight Measurement
"@BV so yours was heavy on the same corner as Roy's - interesting. Just a fluke?"
Friday
Roy Kemp commented on Roy Kemp's blog post £20 DIY Corner Weight Measurement
"Oh, and just in case anyone else has the same crappy bike shocks as me, they're 11 & 3/8" between the centres of the eyelets in the fully open position, and 8 & 1/2" in the closed. And there's no poundage info stamped…"
Friday
Big Vern commented on Adrian Southgate's blog post NTS Autoparts fast response vehicle
"Steve, as you may have already discovered the MX5 rear track is much wider then the b type, Not only would there be considerable body mods to cover the rear wheels but you would need to widen the front track as well to match. If you use the mx5 rear…"
Friday
Steve Kerswell posted photos
Friday
Liam Bourne replied to Liam Bourne's discussion Has anyone driven Rockingham before?
"yep i'll be charging the camera up so will upload some!!!!"
Aug 11
Steve Kerswell commented on Adrian Southgate's blog post NTS Autoparts fast response vehicle
"Mazda MX5 engine box and hybrid front suspension. Not to certain on the back end yet, I would like to try MX5 but this live axle is almost brand new, apart from sitting unused for 30 years. Work in progress :-)"
Aug 11
Adrian Southgate commented on Adrian Southgate's blog post NTS Autoparts fast response vehicle
"@ Steve - They are 7x15 rims with 205/50 and they still make the tyres evidently. I could do with a pair of 195's for the fronts but I have a collection of used 15's to chose from now.. The offset is unmeasured but the backs are a…"
Aug 11

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Blog Posts

Autotest Phaeton - updates Aug 17

Posted by Roy Kemp on August 4, 2017 at 21:31 2 Comments

Zetec issues

Posted by Aidan Flack on July 24, 2017 at 20:40 3 Comments

new toy...

Posted by Dave Adams on July 16, 2017 at 8:25 5 Comments

Another FAKE Dutton - RCA270Y

Posted by Mark on May 19, 2017 at 17:58 1 Comment

dutton B Type

Posted by Dave Adams on April 25, 2017 at 21:01 53 Comments

ebay

Posted by Dave Adams on April 15, 2017 at 7:49 3 Comments

MGF wedgewood

Posted by Paul Thomas on April 9, 2017 at 19:37 2 Comments

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