Dutton Kit Cars and their owners
anyone else find they cannot add posts to some topics?
i for example built myself a 16 X 8 foot shed to house one of my cars from a supply of reclaimed timber, it came with enough timber to build a building 24' by 12' to store two racing dinghy’s both 16' by 5'... The way i built the shed/garage was to suit the ply sheets i bought (8x4 sheets......) using a simple 4 x 4 frame and a stressed skin from the ply sheets ,......very stiff and quick to build. total cost of all the materials…Continue
For those days when your parts just can't arrive quick enough, for sunny days when the transit just isn't 'fun'...
Coming soon to a shed near me.
1997 DOHC, weber TC, MT75 box and Sierra fixed 3.72 diff in a Phaeton 3/4 hybrid.
I did some playing on gear calc and the theoretical stats look like this.…
2011 - Car bought. Not having been laid up for many year the car was going to need some restoration to get it back on the road.
2012 - Spent time wondering about changing from Pinto power. Bought various V6 engine, Then sold the same many V6 engines.
Today I bought another Dutton. This one has a 3.1 litre Essex V6. It's MOT has lapsed and it has a number of issues, the biggest one being that it has had a front end shunt which has upset the suspension geometry, and the bonnet fit, and the steering. The last 6 inches of the main rail is crumpled, moving the ARB. Finding a good reference to work from to restore the geometry looks to be an interesting puzzle. In this picture you can see that the nearside wheel has a different camber to the…Continue