Hi All - Though new to blogging, I'm not new to the DOC and have been a member (off & on) for the last 14 years, while I've been to proud owner of a lovely orange (red?) Melos 1.3Sadly, it's now up for sale as I no longer have the motivation to drive it and want to sell it to an aficionado who has.It was meticulously built by a retired engineer in 1987, with full instrumentation and a superb interior. I've done 6000 miles in it since 2004, and it has been maintained by a professional…See More
"Xflo flywheels are different to Pinto flywheels. Xflo clutch 190mm with 7/8"x20 spline center, Pinto 1.8&2.0 +later 1.6 are all 215mm with 1"x23 spline center
1.6l Capri (some) used the Cortina MK3 gearbox (the 4 speed version of the…"
I wouldn't normally advise using the type9 on an Xflo as they don't really have the torque to pull 5th, but as your car looks to be set up for sporting trials then I guess what your really looking for is the lower first gear. I…"
"As you are sticking with the crossflow then all the parts are Ford.
I keep the clutch, thrust bearing, starter, pilot bearing in stock. No source for flywheels at this time but unless you need a lightened one the standard one will do.The interface…"
Bits as follows:-
Alloy bell housing from Tiger Cars
Starter motor :-
1 item sold by schmitz_re
FORD SIERRA CORTINA 2.0 OHC PINTO 1976-1986
1 item sold by mkf.engineering
FORD ZETEC RWD FLYWHEEL FOR RWD…"
The DOC has no control of the Ning site nor does it foot any of the running costs. If you have had an issue with club membership I'd be happy to try and resolve it, I am the membership secretary of the DOC."
Hi All. Can I ask basic question on the relationship between Dutton Owners' Club and the Nings site - are they connected in any way? I tried to join the Owners' Club a couple of years ago with no success (apart from losing £12!) then happened upon the Nings site which I accepted me for free, always good, and kept an eye on it since.Just curious. Thanks StuartSee More
"Has anyone out there got any of the following Dutton items cluttering up their garage/workshop?
1) Dutton spare wheel - the one with Ford/Triumph centres
2) Dutton B Type fibreglass headlight surround
3) Any information on the light units that…"