Dutton Kit Cars and their owners
I’m not particularly happy with having a solid steel rod running from the very front of the vehicle aimed straight at my heart so I’m looking to chop it about a bit and fit a collapsible unit.Does…Continue
One of my next upcoming big jobs is going to be completely re-wiring the car from scratch. My original idea was to cut the scuttle off and then create a system where it is easily removable for ease…Continue
Toby Fitzgerald has not received any gifts yet
I’ve really got my mojo back within the past couple of months.
Brake lines have been removed.
Loom as been cut out.
Steering column has been removed.
Scuttle has been cut off (previously was bonded to the bulkhead).
Left hand side aluminium side skin has been removed.
Tried to remove the bulkhead and foot wells but they won’t fit out of the chassis as there are lumpy bits of fibreglass in the way. Does anyone know how this were originally fitted into the…
The rear suspension is done!
Dave Gallop at Track Developments has done an amazing job on it.
He took my rough design for what I was planning and promptly (but politely) binned it. Instead he took a while and worked it all out himself and is now confident it should be good. The maths certainly looks good to me.
Trailer-ed her to her new temporary home at my parents place. Dad has move a small mountain of…Continue
Hey all, I'm back...again. I'm going to try not and make a habbit of this back and forth-ing lark.
The story so far (cliff notes addition); kit kept at my Grandads, he died middle of last year denting morale and motivation, house on the market (been a nightmare in its own right), realised I now had nowhere to keep the car, parents are buying a house in Somerset with a garage and have said I can move my Phaeton to there and although it means it will be 145 miles away it's practically…Continue
Wednesday 11th near midnight, my Grandad past away after going into hospital for stomach pains a few days prior. My family has set about getting the funeral arranged and looking at clearing the house to put it on the market. It's a big place with a lot of "treasures" (as my Grandad called them) from charity shops, but also quite a lot of important family related docs/pics/items so will actually take quite a while to fully sort through. This gives me a little time to make arrangements for the…Continue