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Dutton Kit Cars and their owners

Barry Foley
  • Male
  • Abbeyleix
  • Ireland

Barry Foley's Friends

  • Chris white
  • Paulius
  • Dave Adams

Barry Foley's Discussions

Advice on Ford remote gear change on a B Type

Started this discussion. Last reply by 3gln3ch8bp826 Feb 27, 2015. 1 Reply

HiDiscovered the problems with my gear change are due to a badly adjusted/modified Ford remote gear change on a 2000e 4 speed box.As a process of elimation I'm looking for a gear lever or any…Continue

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Oct 12, 2015
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"No, my next door neighbours who is also my father in law who helps me out with the car. Bad bad history between lifts and me!"
Oct 12, 2015
James Doulton commented on Barry Foley's photo
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"That isn't your garage, is it?"
Oct 12, 2015
Barry Foley and Paulius are now friends
Oct 12, 2015
Barry Foley replied to Paulius's discussion Xflow/Crossflow Inlet Manifold with CBR600 bike carbs
"Still for sale?"
Oct 11, 2015
James Doulton commented on Barry Foley's photo
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Dutton B Type Spax suspension

"There is quite an angle on that front spring but the rears are usually close to vertical, so you need a stiffer spring at the front to give you the same effective rate. So for an effective rate of 140 lb/in then you'd need about 200 lb/in…"
Jun 10, 2015
Dave Adams commented on Barry Foley's photo
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Dutton B Type Spax suspension

"my cars run about 180lb fronts and 120 -150 rears 120's are very good solo but a little soft two up ..but ok. 150's are still on the firm side but not bad."
Jun 10, 2015
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Jun 10, 2015
Adrian Southgate commented on Barry Foley's photo
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Dutton B Type Spax suspension

"Sorry, prempted the comment, my bad.  Many a discussion on spring lengths and strengths has been had on here. I have driven cars with as low as 120lb on the front, quite soft but grippy. Prefer that to the rigid 'gokart'…"
Jun 10, 2015
Adrian Southgate commented on Barry Foley's photo
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Dutton B Type Spax suspension

"You got some odd angles going on there Barry...Or just querying the size of the shock?"
Jun 10, 2015
Barry Foley posted a photo

Dutton B Type Spax suspension

Asking you guys to recommend me suitable springs for my current Spax suspension. Road use.Springs are currently 8" x 2"3\4 front and 10" on the back. Seriously stiff with little or no movement.
Jun 10, 2015
Barry Foley replied to neil parsons's discussion Throttle bodies...crossflow
May 15, 2015
Barry Foley commented on Barry Foley's photo
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Gear lever for Ford remote gear-lever

"Fair play. On a steep learning curve here and really enjoying it and the Dutton. I think my biggest problem is the current Spax set up is way too stiff for the car. The chassis is flexing ang not much traction when breaking."
Apr 10, 2015
Dave Adams commented on Barry Foley's photo
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Gear lever for Ford remote gear-lever

"now there i may be of elp...i have done a few now..."
Apr 10, 2015
Barry Foley commented on Barry Foley's photo
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Gear lever for Ford remote gear-lever

"Dave, I`m sad to say beyond my capabilities.... I did manage to source the missing & worn out bits and will be fitting them soon. Next on my list is suspension!!"
Apr 10, 2015
Barry Foley and Dave Adams are now friends
Apr 10, 2015

Profile Information

Duttons owned
Dutton B Type 1973
Engine Type and Transmission Type
1600 xflow 4 speed box Ford axel
Post code
Abbeyleix

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At 20:28 on January 21, 2015, Steve Kerswell said…

Welcome Barry, another B man, well done. Real Duttons :-))

At 20:21 on January 21, 2015, Graham King said…

Welcome Barry. Saw your pictures on the Sevens Sevens Sevens page on FB.  Looking good!

At 19:57 on January 21, 2015, James Doulton said…

Welcome to the gang. Do you have any pictures as they always prompt a lot of discussion?

At 19:47 on January 21, 2015, Dave Taylor said…
Welcome to the site Barry, you'll find loads of useful info on here and lots of banter.
Have you had the car long?
 
 
 

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