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Darren (Fl@pper) James
  • 46, Male
  • Cheltenham
  • United Kingdom

Darren (Fl@pper) James's Friends

  • Steve Kerswell
  • Daryl Heasman
  • Adrian Southgate

Darren (Fl@pper) James's Discussions

Crossflow bits wanted

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Southgate Jun 27. 7 Replies

anyone out there got anything spare ?looking for :Oil SumpTransmission Sandwich Plate Clutch ForkPropshaft ( if triumph rear joint be even happier lol) Starter MotorAlternatorany condition ( not…Continue

Engine/gearbox location.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darren (Fl@pper) James May 7. 12 Replies

Anyone have pics of a b-type chassis with crossflow fitted ? All mounts and bulkhead bars been removed previous (think it was running a v8 some point) Seen a few random with motors up to the front…Continue

B type. Anti roll bar ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Kerswell Apr 28. 14 Replies

Anyone tried running the triumph suspension with an anti roll bar Front is easy enough to adapt just wondered if it’s worth adding But rear I would imagine might induce the tuck in hmmmmContinue

72 B type rebuild.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darren (Fl@pper) James May 3. 13 Replies

started so I have to finish as they say on mastermind As collected not looking tooooo bad …Continue

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Darren (Fl@pper) James liked Glenn Ryder's discussion Any help on getting the engine running smoothly???
Sep 14
Darren (Fl@pper) James replied to Glenn Ryder's discussion Any help on getting the engine running smoothly???
"pulling the choke and its off like a rocket ?suggests either not enough fuel or too much air  check all your hoses and vacuum lines servo pipes etc anything connected to the inlet manifold intake even the manifold gasket and faces are flush…"
Sep 13
Darren (Fl@pper) James replied to Paul's discussion Rear Wheel Bearing Orientation
"Good call. Nice to see that little bit extra at Burton"
Jul 8
Adrian Southgate replied to Darren (Fl@pper) James's discussion Crossflow bits wanted
"I checked last night and definitely have a pre engaged starter and alternator to fit but they need to be re-con. I am happy to get them done and supply at cost + shipping. I may even be able to deliver as need to visit Roger at some point and…"
Jun 27
Darren (Fl@pper) James replied to Darren (Fl@pper) James's discussion Crossflow bits wanted
"ooh cool cheers Steve.  Ill have it. Let me know what you need for it all. I’ll send PayPal ? Bacs whatever is easiest for ya.  Cheers dude :)"
Jun 27
Darren (Fl@pper) James replied to Darren (Fl@pper) James's discussion Crossflow bits wanted
"Triumph diff yer. Good old swing spring.  Ill measure up the diff flange and soon as mounts are in measure up n chase a prop build.  Motors gonna be built this weekend and still have the chassis work to do yet so no panic. Just thinking…"
Jun 27
Steve Kerswell replied to Darren (Fl@pper) James's discussion Crossflow bits wanted
"I have a sandwich plate hanging here in the way. I was tempted to throw it, but if you need it, its yours for postage."
Jun 27
Adrian Southgate replied to Darren (Fl@pper) James's discussion Crossflow bits wanted
"I have old core on pre-engaged starters and alternators (Lucas type) that I can 'chip in' as they are just so much scrap metal until reconditioned. Prop building does depend on them having new parts to build with and some are becoming…"
Jun 26
Darren (Fl@pper) James liked Steve Kerswell's photo
Jun 26
Darren (Fl@pper) James replied to Darren (Fl@pper) James's discussion Crossflow bits wanted
"South west. Cheltenham. Glos.  handy to know though. Used to run a motor factors up here :) hard work too.  Rather have a pre engaged. I’ll check flywheel but would change ring gear anyway if needed. Downside is no old units to…"
Jun 25
Adrian Southgate replied to Darren (Fl@pper) James's discussion Crossflow bits wanted
"I've always replaced my propshafts with new, I live near north west propshafts so no shipping involved.  This means I have some spares dependant on what gearbox and diff flange you are using and, obviously, how long it needs to be. I also…"
Jun 25
Darren (Fl@pper) James posted a discussion

Crossflow bits wanted

anyone out there got anything spare ?looking for :Oil SumpTransmission Sandwich Plate Clutch ForkPropshaft ( if triumph rear joint be even happier lol) Starter MotorAlternatorany condition ( not scared of rebuilding anything)cheers See More
Jun 25
Darren (Fl@pper) James commented on Darren (Fl@pper) James's blog post Getting back on it
"Summer house done. Back to the metal work at last  before the sun runs away :/ "
Jun 25
Darren (Fl@pper) James commented on Steve Kerswell's photo
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tub correct fit

"As Sir Bruce Forsyth RIP would say  you be right to go lower ;) "
Jun 25
Darren (Fl@pper) James liked Revd Brian Barnes's photo
Jun 16
Darren (Fl@pper) James replied to Daryl Heasman's discussion Odd problem box of matches needed
"I know on bikes they can be finicky on pressure. Usually 2-3 psi tops. "
Jun 12

Profile Information

Duttons owned
1972. B Type. In restoration
(The original car)
Engine Type and Transmission Type
Missing at present
Recently acquired xflow for rebuild
Post code
GL51 0RH

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Getting back on it

Posted on May 27, 2018 at 10:32 1 Comment

been digging foundations and relaying driveway ready to build mums 'summer house'

finished bike (mot pass / advisory rear tyre low) knobblies then next :) but they did snap my kickstart grrr

wood framing next to get rid of the wood to make space to get frame back inside - yay

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At 10:43 on April 25, 2018, Steve Kerswell said…

No the blue one is settled, I'm thinking the red B type I'm building. Lost my way at present. So many things to do elsewhere.

At 10:41 on April 25, 2018, Steve Kerswell said…

always glad to help

At 21:01 on April 24, 2018, Daryl Heasman said…

What's missing , which rear end has it got Spitfire or Ford  

At 20:52 on April 24, 2018, Daryl Heasman said…

Put some pics  on Darren I cant read 

At 20:43 on April 24, 2018, Steve Kerswell said…

love that car, proper wheels as well ! I'm looking at steels for mine, just looking at present

At 17:47 on April 24, 2018, Steve Kerswell said…

Welcome fellow B type owner.

At 16:39 on April 24, 2018, Dave Taylor said…

Welcome Darren

 
 
 

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