Dutton Kit Cars and their owners
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
So I think it's time for me to finally accept the writing on the wall.As some of you may know, my Phaeton lives at my Grandads house who sadly passed away this time last year, however progress…Continue
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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
For quite a while now I've been battling with my rear suspension and replacing the rear shocks (as well as holidays etc). I originally just wanted to replace what was required to test drive it to decide if I liked the car. If I did then the plan was to upgrade it to a 5 link system as many have suggested. (Keep this in mind for a sec).
However, cutting straight to the point; my Grandad has been diagnosed with terminal cancer in multiple places including the liver. The doctors don't…Continue