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Dave Taylor replied to Simon pickford's discussion Hi there .. a couple of questions..
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Dave Taylor replied to Dave Taylor's discussion The Northern Duttoneers will be at Dalemain
"Wigton Motor Club Cumbria Classic & Motorsport Show Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens · Penrith"
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"Thanks Dave hope to be on here a lot"
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*****Message from Admin****Keep the site alive. Keep contributing comment and project reports. If you don't post anything for 6 months then your membership will be deleted, we only have 150 spaces on the site, so it stops us taking new members who may want to share their experience of owning a Dutton.You don't need to be a member to read the site. So please don't request membership if you have nothing to say.You will also be declined if you do not own a Dutton, there are other sites available…See More
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Brian (up north) Morris replied to Dave Taylor's discussion Well looks like the site as died since Daryl deleted himself
"me too. not as lively as it used to be. "
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Dave Adams replied to Dave Taylor's discussion Well looks like the site as died since Daryl deleted himself
"i pop by from time to time...."
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allan wheatley replied to Dave Taylor's discussion This will help you find "Dutton’s in an area near you" Map quicker
"only around the corner i am in hawarden"
May 13
Andrew Pounder replied to Dave Taylor's discussion Well looks like the site as died since Daryl deleted himself
"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…"
May 10
Adrian Southgate replied to Dave Taylor's discussion This will help you find "Dutton’s in an area near you" Map quicker
"Allan Wheatley is in Hawarden."
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Paul barford replied to Dave Taylor's discussion This will help you find "Dutton’s in an area near you" Map quicker
"Buckley , flintshire,dutton phaeton s2,1.6 crossflow purple 4 speed .paul b"
Apr 28
James Doulton replied to Dave Taylor's discussion Well looks like the site as died since Daryl deleted himself
"I shall be going for Sunday and camping until Monday but I will be in a tin top as my one remaining Dutton is undergoing a major (i.e. very slow) refurbishment."
Apr 27
Toby Fitzgerald replied to Dave Taylor's discussion Well looks like the site as died since Daryl deleted himself
"I (and my Girlfriend) shall be attending as a punter as my car is similarly indisposed as well."
Apr 25
Andrew Pounder replied to Dave Taylor's discussion Well looks like the site as died since Daryl deleted himself
"Having bought a copy of TKC, you know how it is when you get back into a hobby, I have read that the Dutton Owners Club will be attending the Stoneleigh National Kit Car Motor Show, is anyone attending? I will be there without the car but it would…"
Apr 25

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At 20:40 on August 6, 2019, Brian Victor Arthur Pratt said…

Thanks Dave hope to be on here a lot

At 20:42 on November 4, 2018, Johnny Flett said…

HIi - thanks for the welcome -just put test on Melos which has been in barn since 1985-fun drive on a good day however the seating is poor,can anyone recommend seats which fit the Melos  

At 18:14 on October 28, 2018, Jack McFadden said…

Thank you, Dave.

At 7:53 on June 11, 2018, Leslie E Waldron said…

Thanks Dave. Hope to do some brain picking amongst you lot in the future! My Melos is a bit sad at the moment having sat unused for a few years but now I'm retired I hope to get it back mobile to enjoy again. Probably need a bit of help with the body though, it's been well mucked about with at the front (maybe had a frontal thump before it came to me). I'd like to put it back to its proper shape but it's going to take time!! 

At 18:05 on April 24, 2018, Darren (Fl@pper) James said…
Thanks Dave.
At 6:37 on April 18, 2018, Andrew Pounder said…

Hi Dave,

I built a Dutton Phaeton back in the early 1980's which was sold when the family came along. Now that they are all grown up I'm looking to become an owner again and I am looking to find a road worthy B or B plus as a rolling restoration. Do you know of any examples in need of a new owner?

At 8:29 on March 8, 2018, James Burgon said…

Thanks Dave

At 18:02 on January 1, 2018, Mark lovegrove said…

Hi thank you for accepting me 

At 21:06 on October 27, 2017, James paton said…

cheers dave thanks 

At 20:20 on May 7, 2017, John Tighe said…
Thanks for your welcome Dave

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Duttons owned
Phaeton S3,
Mexico 1600 X-Flow,
4 speed box,
RS Wheels.
Engine Type and Transmission Type
Mexico 1600 X-Flow,
4 speed box,
Post code
CA10 3RQ
X-Flow Cortina Mk II 1600 GT Engine
HOT Inlet 0.012" (0.30mm)
HOT Exhaust 0.022" (0.56mm)

COLD Inlet 0.011" to 0.013" (0.28mm to 0.33mm)
COLD Exhaust 0.021" to 0.023" (0.53mm to 0.58mm)

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The next meeting of The Northern Duttoneers is this Thursday 9th March 2017

Posted on March 7, 2017 at 20:40 0 Comments

The next meeting of The Northern Duttoneers is this Thursday 9th March 2017

So if you fancy a chat and you're in the area call in and see us. Always a great Northern welcome and proper Northern ale (Southerners can be catered for, let us know you're visiting and we'll get you a can of Courage Best Bitter or Watney's Red barrel in the chiller)

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170 Chorley…

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Getting ready for spring

Posted on February 12, 2017 at 21:37 9 Comments

Started getting Daisy in shape for the coming year. found the ignition switch fault, the weight of the keys being in the steering lock caused the ignition to cut off if you accelerated to quickly. So decided to bin the lot, steering lock and all. Going to wire in a simple key switch. Already got a kill switch and battery cut off fitted.

Found the bad vibration at 67 mph + rear UJ is knackered, this as also done for the diff seal and rear gearbox seal. thank goodness I don't have to…

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Rebuild started

Posted on September 12, 2013 at 21:27 1 Comment

I got started on the rebuild today. here a tip for anyone don't use coach bolts to fasten your bumper on, after 10 years they don't want to move, and what made me use a 4" one at the centre of the rear bumper? que angle grinder...

Looks like the rear drivers wheel arch has had a fair old knock. all crazing cut back with Dremmel and diamond tip, then all body wiped down with thinners to shift any trace of polish. first fill with flexible filler. That can have a couple of days to cure…

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Steve K's rebuild

Posted on March 15, 2012 at 21:36 11 Comments

Thought I had better start a blog to count down the days on the rebuild of Steve's Phaeton. Well tonight the plan started to come together, we now have wipers (2 speeds Whooa), screen washers, a dashboard ready for the clocks and gauges. The to do list just got shorter. 15 days to go...

My Phaeton Seats

Posted on January 15, 2012 at 13:25 3 Comments

Decided to have a play this morning with the Phaeton, as she has sat on the drive now for 2 months without even being started.

So after connecting the RAV4 defibulator manged to bring her back to life, and sounding good too.

the plan was to remove the drivers seat to see what mod's I would need to make to get the Westfield seats in. The Westie seats are 350 mm wide on the base and the back, the space I need to squeeze them in is 340 mm Hmmmm! this is going to be a little more…

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