"Great posts on the B Type just the best Dutton ever built. I have to say Johns B sort of set me on the Dutton road as it was such a stunning original car not messed about with all period. They are after all a lotus S4 on a budget keep it original…"
"Ok so here are the words as written in the original build sheet, "Rear Spring" Using a 6 inch G clamp dismantle leaf spring. Re-assemble with the 4th and 6th longest leaf upside down and UNDER the two main leaves. That is word for word and…"
"They are just there to give the roll bar extra strength, all the B Types I have seen have it but I don't think that the B+ has it, if you zoom in on my photo BT 137 you should get a better view, another fact was that in the build paper you had…"
"The B type is a very under - rated car. I had BT 160 (with a 1600 Crossflow and live axle) years ago and did a lot of research then, so it is great to see all this history emerging.
The chassis and I think all the panels are quite…"
"No extra bracing, what you see on my car is as it came as standard, we paid extra for a fully upholstered seat tub full weather equipment and flame proof fibre glass, and we had to take our steering column and prop shafts and dutton shortened the…"
"i do like the early Duttons and the Btype is a nicely proportioned car. a little narrower than the B+ and its variants (3" overall i think) and shorter as well by another 3" (mostly in the boot area) although i believe the wheel base is…"
"I know..... i was saying someone argued with me.....and told me i was an idiot to claim a chassis number for the Btype started with BT....it was interesting to have an original buyer of the Btype to post the chassis number.
i knew i was…"