Dutton Kit Cars and their owners

June 2010 Blog Posts (3)


The old girl clocked 600+ miles this weekend, taking the total over 20,000 in less than 3 years. Didn't miss a beat all weekend, drove back from Kent with the roof down all the way despite threatening cloud over Donnington.

The spoiler has made a difference at speed, it feels more stable. Just needs finishing along with the rear bumper. The new glove box got used and seems surprisingly solid despite being made from foam and skinned with tissue.

I still need to service the back…


Added by Adrian Southgate on June 22, 2010 at 0:43 — 2 Comments

Bolton Motoring Legend dies

Today was a sad day here in Bolton, as the motor trade wished farewell to a local motor trade legend. Frank Edwards passed away last week at the age of 88, and his funeral took place today.

Frank was a hero to the Bolton motor trade, his parts shop was open 7 days a week, and he was still working up to being 86. His son Frank jnr now runs the business.

If you wanted a part at 3 o'clock on a Sunday then Frank would have it, whether it was a ball joint for a mk1 Escort, or a…


Added by Dave Taylor on June 4, 2010 at 21:02 — 1 Comment

Another one joins the Family

It's not arrived yet, but care of Ade our James is the proud soon to be owner of a Sierra. He has his work cut out, or should I say we have. The plan is to have it on the road within 2 months Ha! Ha!

Added by Dave Taylor on June 2, 2010 at 23:02 — 9 Comments

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