Dutton Kit Cars and their owners
Ok chaps. Here's a puzzler.While stripping out the original Ford steering column, I noticed a plug onto a spade mounted on the top of the column. Thought no more of it until of course, I was bolting…Continue
Hi gents,Just following on from my blog post about front suspension mods, etc.Got the car jacked up today and disconnected the front ARB mounts from the chassis. Now, I was expecting the whole lot to…Continue
Hi folks,As you've all seen pictures of the £500 Autotest Phaeton, you'll probably have noticed that the black gelcoat has had a hard life and is in need of some TLC. Steve had a quick go with some…Continue
Roy Kemp has not received any gifts yet
Just a quick report from the weekend. Well, I drove like a complete tube. Out of 9 competitors the only guys I beat were the two complete novices that I chucked into the Dutton, and one of them was bloody close to making me look bad.
On the plus side, the modifications have cost me a feckin' fortune, but have obviously been worth it. The fact that someone could just jump into a car with no experience and run me close shows how much more compliant…Continue
First up guys, a big thanks for the guidance and well-natured abuse that I've received from you all over the last year. I hope 2017 brings you all good health and good fortune.
Right, back to business...
** Updates 07/01/17! **
As you've probably seen from the photos, the Phaeton's coming to the end of it's winter modifications. Still a bit to do though:
Just a few photos of where we're at with the Phaeton upgrades....
Adjustable bottom arms, all modded with brackets and looking saucy. Unfortunately, however, the rose joint inner races are 1/2" and the existing bolts are 7/16", so I need to drill out the bolt holes and fit 1/2"…Continue