Dutton Kit Cars and their owners

November 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Got the Zetec Running

On a standard EEC-V Ford ECU as well!

Turns out you just need to make sure that you get the ignition key from the donor car, as well as the key sensor ring from the inside of the donor steering column shroud.

Guess what, the OBD diagnostic reader even works too!  I've connected it to a cheapo bluetooth OBD reader and now I can get all kinds of fancy info from my Android OBD app including RPM, Temperature, throttle angle and even car performance (although I've not tried that…


Added by Steve and Matt Pegrum on November 19, 2013 at 10:00 — 11 Comments

Engine out

Well I decided to remove the engine and see whats needed, cyclinder head off and the tops of the pistons oily. Theres no lip at all at the top of the bores so mabe just a hone and new piston rings. I will stip the engine block one evening in the week.

Added by Paul Thomas on November 17, 2013 at 16:05 — 7 Comments


So driving to work this morning and I am suddenly showered in little glass cubes, the drivers side door window has shattered, no visible cause but there was a 7 1/2 tonner going past me at the time so I suppose it could have been a stone impact.

Auto windscreens, bless em, have quoted me three to four days and that's with no guarantee's.. :-(

So the obvious question is, does anyone have a spare drivers door glass for a sierra?

Added by Adrian Southgate on November 4, 2013 at 12:29 — 3 Comments

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