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neil parsons
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  • Ebbw Vale , Gwent, South Wales
  • United Kingdom

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neil parsons's Discussions

Wanted TYPE 9 pinto 5 speed gearbox

Started Aug 31, 2016 0 Replies

Evening GentsI am looking for a good gearbox to replace my rather whining gearbox that I have. Being an ex Dutton man I know how helpful you lot can be. The box is for my Mk2 Escort and would like to…Continue

Another dutton ??

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Doulton Jan 2, 2016. 69 Replies

Since selling the dutton phaeton and taking on a mark2 escort, I still miss the old girl.I have been saving hard for pinto bike carbs , mega jolt ignition, Minilite wheels which I going to purchase…Continue

Pinto Pinking like a mad man

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Hemingway Sep 18, 2015. 36 Replies

Question about the infamous pinto boat anchor engine , although the engine is not in a Dutton.The 2.0 litre engine pinks link hell when gradually accelerating  and given the noise you would think the…Continue

For sale - Ford Sport steel wheels

Started Sep 9, 2015 0 Replies

For sale at a rather knocked price of £254 x 5j  13" ford steel wheels as fitted to GL models etc. the wheels have been painted black in the centre and come with all the plastic centres and wheel nut…Continue

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Wanted TYPE 9 pinto 5 speed gearbox

Evening GentsI am looking for a good gearbox to replace my rather whining gearbox that I have. Being an ex Dutton man I know how helpful you lot can be. The box is for my Mk2 Escort and would like to know the gearbox is Ok. There are quite on ebay but untested and riskyCheersNeilSee More
Aug 31, 2016
Steve Kerswell replied to neil parsons's discussion FREE TO A GOOD HOME
"Well done Chris looks very good."
Aug 22, 2016
chris replied to neil parsons's discussion FREE TO A GOOD HOME
"Voici le resultat final"
Aug 22, 2016
neil parsons commented on Brian (up north) Morris's blog post id me
"Pinto engine , probably mk3 cortina or mk2 capri. They did have a long down pipe from manifold"
Jun 3, 2016
neil parsons replied to Mike's discussion 2.0 Pinto crankcase breather
"Remove and bin the std fird oil separator.Buy the Burton take off elbow from Burton and fit in place. Run a pipe from this to an 0.5l oil catch tank. Again from Burton buy the oil filler cap with an outlet pipe. Connect some hose and run it to the…"
May 10, 2016
neil parsons commented on Patrick Buchfink's blog post Rebuild Dorie: Engine: Carburator
"I had twin 40,s on my dutton , there was about 5mm clearance between carb and brake cylinder. When I drove the car the engine moved around a bit it would knock against the brake master cylinder. I could have solved the problem by either getting a 40…"
Feb 13, 2016
James Doulton replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"I was rather assuming I'd have to use a Lancaster."
Jan 2, 2016
Steve Kerswell replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"That's half my house !!!"
Jan 2, 2016
Adrian Southgate replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"I'd be scared to scratch it. You can't beat a Dutton to provide both smiles / £ and also frustration per mile...Doesn't matter what shape it is."
Jan 2, 2016
Adrian Southgate replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"It serves a purpose so it's fine, if it got more complex then some people would have problems using it."
Jan 2, 2016
Steve Kerswell replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"Equation is, smiles per mile equals ?? "
Jan 2, 2016
Steve Kerswell replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"Ade, you and me, plump??? Bleeding racing snakes mate."
Jan 2, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"oooo now that a piece of kit"
Jan 2, 2016
Steve Kerswell replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"100 Dutton's maybe :-))"
Jan 2, 2016
Steve Kerswell replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
Jan 2, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"thats a shame ade. still at least we get the mag 4x a year"
Jan 2, 2016
Adrian Southgate replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"I can just see us lot in our flying jackets and hats... we'll look like a bunch of slightly over plump spitfire pilots..."
Jan 2, 2016
Adrian Southgate replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"I have been in touch regarding the desire for more duttoning..."
Jan 2, 2016
James Doulton replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"I haven't got the goggles, so the shades are mostly to keep the grit out. I need a cap when the sun comes out, or to just drive away from the sun."
Jan 2, 2016
Steve Kerswell replied to neil parsons's discussion Another dutton ??
"I think Ade, Neil wants another Phaeton, simple!"
Jan 2, 2016

Profile Information

Duttons owned
Dutton phaeton S2
Mark 2 escort
Now duttonless
Engine Type and Transmission Type
1600 x flow (681F) twin choke weber & 4 branch
4 speed box GT
Cortina GT rear axle
Electronic igntion , electric fuel pump and fan.
Post code
South wales

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painted it

Posted on July 20, 2013 at 22:03 2 Comments

tried and failed with the vinyl wrap on my s2 , too many curves on back end. it was a nice day today and the car needed some attention. so , went  and found a big tin of exterior gloss paint and hand painted/rollered the entire car inside and out. made a new dash panel for the switches , fitted 4 x cosmic wheels , painted the metal work around the front end. took the alternator off for a clean up,wrapped the ehaust manifold in that white fabric stuff.fitted a new fog…

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At 10:24 on February 4, 2013, Big Vern said…

What do you mean occasional nutter - nothing occasional about me :-)

At 10:00 on February 4, 2013, Pete Clayton said…

Welcome Neil. What series is your Phaeton? get some photos up!

At 8:24 on February 4, 2013, Big Vern said…

Welcolm Neil,

At 7:08 on February 4, 2013, James Doulton said…

Hi Neil, I am in North Bristol. Welcome to the group.

At 6:24 on February 4, 2013, Dave Adams said…
Hi and welcome to the nut house. most of us here have nice calming rooms at home with very soft paper on the walls ;-)
At 1:32 on February 4, 2013, Adrian Southgate said…

Hi Neil, take no notice of Dave... we're not nuts at all. Welcome aboard.

At 1:28 on February 4, 2013, Dave Thomas said…

Hi Neil and welcome.

At 0:49 on February 4, 2013, Dave Taylor said…

Welcome to the site Neil. Lots of good info, the occasional nutter.

 
 
 

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