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Melos brakes and suspension

Started by Peter Higgins in Technical Questions. Last reply by Peter Higgins on Monday. 23 Replies

R.I.P the Handbag ?? -:))

Started by Daryl Heasman in Off Topic. Last reply by Adrian Southgate on Sunday. 24 Replies

Fuel Gauge

Started by Mark Entwistle in Technical Questions Feb 9. 0 Replies

Fan

Started by Daryl Heasman in Technical Questions. Last reply by James Doulton Feb 7. 3 Replies

Melos front end refurb

Started by Paul in Technical Questions. Last reply by Adrian Southgate Jan 27. 4 Replies

Melos seat belts

Started by Paul Regan in Technical Questions. Last reply by Adrian Southgate Jan 23. 3 Replies

Wont start now!!!

Started by Glenn Ryder in Technical Questions. Last reply by Glenn Ryder Jan 22. 20 Replies

Bits for sale at Stoneleigh

Started by Pete Clayton in Parts for Sale. Last reply by Big Vern Jan 16. 7 Replies

Rear axle

Started by David Middleditch in Technical Questions. Last reply by David Middleditch Jan 2. 15 Replies

wanted

Started by Brian (up north) Morris in Technical Questions. Last reply by Brian (up north) Morris Dec 20, 2018. 2 Replies

 

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James Doulton commented on Steve Kerswell's blog post my dear wife
"Sorry to hear that, Steve. I hope that she gets well soon. You are both in our thoughts."
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Dave Taylor commented on Steve Kerswell's blog post my dear wife
"Steve, Love to Margaret, hope she is soon better. Marian, Charlotte and I send our best wishes for quick recovery."
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Adrian Southgate commented on Steve Kerswell's blog post my dear wife
"Sorry to hear that Steve. Please pass on both mine and Sue's best wishes for a speedy recovery."
yesterday
Daryl Heasman commented on Steve Kerswell's blog post my dear wife
"Steve  ,love to Margaret and get well , anything I can do just say ,distance no object for both of you   "
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Steve Kerswell posted a blog post

my dear wife

For all who know Margaret. On Saturday night not to well. Sunday watching the rugby taken ill again.Monday morning big yellow box with flashing lights outside my house for an hour saved her life. Another huge episode yesterday in intensive care. Not well enough for op yesterday. Under going big op this morning, promised she will be fit again soon. Bit of plumbing and rewiring and right as rain.See More
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James Doulton left a comment for Allan Gilroy
"Welcome to the site. What condition is your Phaeton in - on the road or a project?"
yesterday
Roy Kemp and Allan Gilroy are now friends
Tuesday
Dave Taylor left a comment for Allan Gilroy
"Welcome to the site"
Monday
Allan Gilroy is now a member of DuttonOwners
Monday
Peter Higgins replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"You are dead right,spoke to my local classic ford agent today who confirmed what you've said."
Monday
Daryl Heasman replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"You forgot the 1300E "
Sunday
Adrian Southgate replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"Capri, Mexico and RS had bolt on steering arms, all the others were cast. I have cast steering arms, M16 calipers and vented discs on my Leggy. The Sierra uses the same setup on aftermarket coilover struts, both use mk2 steering racks. The drum…"
Sunday
Pete Clayton replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"Maybe i'm getting mixed up with when I converted it from drums at the front. I just had a vague recollection I originally put on struts with discs and callipers from a 1.1 escort and then had to change them when I upgraded the brakes to have…"
Sunday
Adrian Southgate replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"I thought it was just the track rod end taper that was different."
Sunday
Pete Clayton replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"I thought to fit M16 calipers you needed mk2 escort or capri struts. I ended fitting Capri struts to my Melos, can't remember why maybe it was the caliper mounting is different?"
Sunday
Daryl Heasman replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"There was me thinking they were your get rich quick prices Mr Southgate -:)"
Sunday
Adrian Southgate replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"Escort discs fit to the back of the hub not on the wheel studs. I'll have a look later but those prices are hilarious... £97 a disc."
Sunday
Adrian Southgate replied to Daryl Heasman's discussion R.I.P the Handbag ?? -:))
"Chassis design is ok, needs a bit of extra strength on the centre rails and a lot of the back end brackets could be better placed for bolt access but it will help having a complete bare chassis sat next to it for measurements. It will be interesting…"
Sunday
Dave Adams replied to Daryl Heasman's discussion R.I.P the Handbag ?? -:))
"since the Legerra Chassis isnt up to much in the first place it couldnt be worse for a rebuild or chassis redesign.."
Sunday
Daryl Heasman replied to Peter Higgins's discussion Melos brakes and suspension
"Datsun 1200  the looks of it"
Feb 10
 
 
 

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