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allan wheatley
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  • hawarden
  • United Kingdom

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essex v6 upgrade gearbox

Started this discussion. Last reply by Big Vern Jun 10. 3 Replies

i seen a post a long time ago what was needed to put a type 9 gearbox to a 3l essex engineneed to no what type 9 box i need  short shaftlong shafti no will need a bellhousingalso can i use same…Continue

clutch

Started this discussion. Last reply by rob saul Sep 24, 2016. 11 Replies

right before i buy this car it has a essex v6 lump in it and will have to do clutch how easy is it to do better taking gearbox out or engine out#not clued up on the essex v6 as only done crossflow in…Continue

well im back

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Price Sep 23, 2016. 14 Replies

well i am back and now looking for a dutton phaeton againthere was a blue one on ebay from north wales no one bidded on it till the last min and i lost it boo hoo maybe it was foul play but who…Continue

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Big Vern replied to allan wheatley's discussion essex v6 upgrade gearbox
"Hi Allan, I believe the ratio's on the V6 5 speed are almost the same as the V6 4 speed even though its a totally different box. The 5th gear is very overdriven at 0.82. Not really sure where you'd use that unless you have 12" wheels…"
Jun 10
allan wheatley replied to allan wheatley's discussion essex v6 upgrade gearbox
"no not looked yet want 5 speed as better gearing and i no its a simple swop if i got all the bits no messing about with tunnel or mounts"
Jun 10
Big Vern replied to allan wheatley's discussion essex v6 upgrade gearbox
"Hi Allan, In theory this conversion is doable, in practice it isn't unless you have lots of money to spend: You will need the manual bell-housing from an early MK1 Granada 2.0L with the V4 engine as this is the only BH that will fit  the…"
Jun 8
allan wheatley posted a discussion

essex v6 upgrade gearbox

i seen a post a long time ago what was needed to put a type 9 gearbox to a 3l essex engineneed to no what type 9 box i need  short shaftlong shafti no will need a bellhousingalso can i use same clutch flwheelit will be machanichal speedoalso what gear rasiosSee More
Jun 6
allan wheatley commented on Paul barford's blog post trimmer
"handy to no got a few bits that i m doing that will need a trimmer a mk1 golf a ng td and my dutton"
May 13
allan wheatley replied to Dave Taylor's discussion This will help you find "Dutton’s in an area near you" Map quicker
"only around the corner i am in hawarden"
May 13
allan wheatley and Paul barford are now friends
May 13
Paul barford left a comment for allan wheatley
"Hi , just to say hello as I am very near to where your based and wondered if we could be any help to each other as I need to locate a front valance and side curtains for my s2 but I am a trimmer by trade so could potentially be of some help to you…"
May 2
allan wheatley replied to John Buckley's discussion Dutton badges
"ebay"
Jul 31, 2018
allan wheatley commented on allan wheatley's blog post so it begins
Jul 31, 2018
allan wheatley commented on allan wheatley's blog post so it begins
"updates getting there begining to look like a car again"
Jul 28, 2018
allan wheatley commented on allan wheatley's blog post so it begins
"now in primer filler"
Jul 19, 2018
allan wheatley commented on allan wheatley's blog post so it begins
"yea daryl dont no what paint was on it last plus a few differnt colours so always safe to do that"
Jul 19, 2018
allan wheatley commented on allan wheatley's blog post so it begins
Jul 19, 2018
allan wheatley commented on allan wheatley's blog post so it begins
"James the arches are extended by abut 2 in to accomidate the 225/60/13 wheels it has on it witch will be fun tring to find tyres for it as they dont make them anymore Dave adams no it has a early cortina english back axle with 6 link bar kit on it"
Jul 15, 2018
Dave Adams commented on allan wheatley's blog post so it begins
"has it been converted to Sierra running gear?"
Jul 15, 2018

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Duttons owned
dutton phaeton s1 current
blue dutton s3 use to
Engine Type and Transmission Type
3000 v6 essex engine 4 speed box
Post code
ch53tp

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so it begins

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 19:35 11 Comments

so today it begines to look worse before better body work, not to bad most cracks were bad paint reaction dug out the star cracks and it was only in the gel coat so using the carbon fiber filler…

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about time

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 9:55 2 Comments

well what can I say only just got back on this lol

2017 was a crap year for me dad got terminal cancer and found out on my birthday so was looking after him most of last year till he passed bonfire night and my best friend passed away nearly same time so no work on Dutton as no money to do anything , 

2018 came right got to get my arse in gear lots have happened to my Dutton 

got it though mot new brakes all round new exhaust full service and electronic ignition, new…

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At 0:25 on May 2, 2019, Paul barford said…

Hi , just to say hello as I am very near to where your based and wondered if we could be any help to each other as I need to locate a front valance and side curtains for my s2 but I am a trimmer by trade so could potentially be of some help to you if required.i honestly didnt realize there were other duttons in the area as I hadnt seen any.

At 22:54 on September 17, 2016, Dave Taylor said…

Welcome back Alan

 
 
 

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