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Dutton Melos 2ltr Pinto 11 months M.O.T FREE TAX (historic vehicle) £1,750 – Peterborough, United Kingdom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Kerswell Aug 11, 2015. 5 Replies

1973 Dutton Melos Kit CarReluctant sale due to health problems11 months M.O.T.. Registered as historic vehicle so free road tax and cheap insurance (mine is £120 fully comp)custom built FULL…Continue

TCA balljoint dust cover size

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1midz0wwbl268 Oct 19, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi All, Any one out there know the size of the lower tca balljoint dust cover as mine are starting to perish and I cant find my vernier gauges and didn't really want to take it to bits to measure…Continue

Fire extinguishers

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1midz0wwbl268 Oct 9, 2014. 15 Replies

Hi All. Been thinking about fitting a fire extinguisher to the Melos . I have a few questions :                      How many of you have one.               What size ?     Where have you mounted it…Continue

First place that needs repairing on chassis

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1midz0wwbl268 Sep 8, 2014. 12 Replies

Hi All.  Whilst out for a ride in the Melos today I was chatting to a chap about older cars in general ,when he asked me if I had repaired the chassis. This has now got me thinking ,as the…Continue

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Steve Kerswell replied to Mark Reeve's discussion Dutton Melos 2ltr Pinto 11 months M.O.T FREE TAX (historic vehicle) £1,750 – Peterborough, United Kingdom
Aug 11, 2015
Graham King replied to Mark Reeve's discussion Dutton Melos 2ltr Pinto 11 months M.O.T FREE TAX (historic vehicle) £1,750 – Peterborough, United Kingdom
"Here you go.......put this in the ebay search box 301708993207"
Aug 11, 2015
Steve Kerswell replied to Mark Reeve's discussion Dutton Melos 2ltr Pinto 11 months M.O.T FREE TAX (historic vehicle) £1,750 – Peterborough, United Kingdom
"It's on evil bay as well. You can contact him through that."
Aug 11, 2015
Mark Reeve posted a discussion

Dutton Melos 2ltr Pinto 11 months M.O.T FREE TAX (historic vehicle) £1,750 – Peterborough, United Kingdom

1973 Dutton Melos Kit CarReluctant sale due to health problems11 months M.O.T.. Registered as historic vehicle so free road tax and cheap insurance (mine is £120 fully comp)custom built FULL stainless steel exhaust , detachable steering wheel,new cam belt and serviced,new rear shock absorbers,  new electronic ignition, EBC brakes , removable soft top and removable hard top and doors, stereo with mp3 player and usb etc..slight damage to seats as shown on pics..All on the road just jump in and go…See More
Jul 22, 2015
Mark Reeve commented on Steve Kerswell's blog post End of an Era??
"I know how you feel Steve, I had an op on my brain tumour 10 yrs ago and they could only get 80% of it out .Ive been unable to work for 5 mths now as things are getting much worse.Yes its very frustrating having worked at the same place for 30yrs…"
Feb 21, 2015
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Dec 21, 2014
Mark Reeve replied to neil parsons's discussion Does your other hate your Dutton.....mine does
"Think I may get one just to try  lol"
Dec 4, 2014
Mark Reeve replied to neil parsons's discussion Does your other hate your Dutton.....mine does
"http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/I-LOVE-MY-WIFE-Funny-BIRTHDAY-MENS-Joke-Replica-KIT-CAR-Project-Tshirt-T-SHIRT-/251443623113?pt=UK_Men_s_T_Shirts&var=&hash=item3a8b3534c9                                                      &nbs…"
Dec 3, 2014
Mark Reeve replied to neil parsons's discussion Does your other hate your Dutton.....mine does
"My mrs says she loves the Melos BUT she has only driven it once,and I cant seem to get her to drive it  again . But she will sit next to me and frequently say " what you going so mad for " ??? Every time I go above 50mph or if the…"
Dec 3, 2014
Mark Reeve commented on Mark's blog post Phaeton S3 rear suspension
"An extra 1/2" of movement go's a long way when you haven't got it  :/"
Nov 12, 2014
Mark Reeve commented on Mark's blog post Phaeton S3 rear suspension
"Hi Mark, I had a similar problem with my Melos on the rear. When I first got it the rear looked way too high. So I fitted 1" lowering blocks. After this when both me and the mrs were in the car on bumpy back roads ,there was a heavy knocking…"
Nov 12, 2014
Mark Reeve replied to Mark Reeve's discussion TCA balljoint dust cover size
"Hi Martin, I know many places sell replacement dust covers as I bought some for the top (maxi) balljoints . I was just woundering if any one knew the size as they all come in different sizes ,and I didn't want to take them off to measure them…"
Oct 19, 2014
Mark Reeve posted a discussion

TCA balljoint dust cover size

Hi All, Any one out there know the size of the lower tca balljoint dust cover as mine are starting to perish and I cant find my vernier gauges and didn't really want to take it to bits to measure before Ive got some replacements.See More
Oct 18, 2014
Graham King replied to Mark Reeve's discussion Fire extinguishers
"Or get some sausages and have a nice barbecue while you watch it burn ;)"
Oct 9, 2014
Mark Reeve replied to Mark Reeve's discussion Fire extinguishers
"Thanks for all the comments : Its one of those things that you will never probably need , BUT if you do and you haven't then all you can do is watch !!!  :("
Oct 9, 2014
Daryl Heasman replied to Mark Reeve's discussion Fire extinguishers
"I will volunteer to throw the petrol over you"
Oct 8, 2014

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Duttons owned
Dutton Melos
Engine Type and Transmission Type
ford 2ltr Pinto Manual 4 speed
Post code
PE73LY

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At 20:40 on June 17, 2014, Pete Clayton said…

Hi Mark, only just noticed you are in Peterborough, I am too! will have to meet up at some point. Car looks very nice

At 20:31 on October 6, 2013, Adrian Southgate said…

Hi Mark and welcome. You'll have to forgive Daryl, geography was never his strong point.

Us lads north of Watford Gap know these things.

(Daryl... I was sure Peterborough was above Milton Keynes last time I looked...)

At 20:09 on October 6, 2013, Daryl Heasman said…

Hi Mark they are all as nutty as fruit cakes above Milton Keynes and drink dishwater

At 19:59 on October 6, 2013, Dave Adams said…

welcome to the loonie bin......some of us (not me ) are relatively normal......

At 19:32 on October 6, 2013, Dave Taylor said…

Welcome to the site Mark.

 
 
 

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