Dutton Kit Cars and their owners

January 2013 Blog Posts (5)

My Sierra

here are some pics of my sierra.......



it is likely that i will swap the 14" wellers it currently has…


Added by Dave Adams on January 27, 2013 at 19:15 — 3 Comments

Fault diagnostics

When diagnosing some faults some mechanics have well tried methods that for the most part work very well.

take wheel bearings....recently my truck had a wheel bearing failure, i noticed it while driving and noticed that when turning left the bearing noise went quiet and when turning right it got noisier......therefore the N/S (front axle in this case) bearing was suspect, and on checking it it was warm to the touch...sorted.

And so it was on my sierra just recently, both…


Added by Dave Adams on January 19, 2013 at 9:36 — 3 Comments

Lancia project is a goer....

The S1 i bought with the 2.0L Lancia twin cam in it has just been to the DVLA local office and been inspected.....

It wont get to keep the current registration, TTW 770 R but as soon as its its made legal it will get an age related number plate.


All i have to do now is get it ready for the road.....yeah all i have to do......on top of another S1 rebuild.


£200 for a complete S1 with V5 (well if you allow it will get one...)

So i…


Added by Dave Adams on January 17, 2013 at 12:15 — 2 Comments

Out with the Essex V6, Duratec V6 is the future

The Jag S Type 'box arrived today.  It must be half the weight of the Essex V6 4 speed, I could lift the Jag 'box with one hand (just about).  It is a lot more compact than the Ford Essex 'box.  Also it is 5 speed (hopefully if it works).  Until this arrived I was still unsure which way to jump, stay will the Essex or go Jag AJ V6 (Duratec).  This 'box is so compact and light, it has to be the future.  I know this will be a challenge as I know nothing about engine management, but it is time…


Added by Dave Price on January 11, 2013 at 21:39 — 40 Comments

Dutton Photo Id .

Just a fault, When Piers was magazine editor he was for ever takeing pics at the shows, What ever happend to that libary of pics,They may be a private collection or does the club have access 

Added by Paul Thomas on January 2, 2013 at 19:34 — 3 Comments

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