Dutton Kit Cars and their owners
No, nothing like that I can assure you :-) Due to some inconsiderate tw*t hitting my Saab putting it in the garage at my expense, I've had to press the Sierra back into service. Luckily I had not got to far into doing the swap over, so a simple job to recommission. Decided for the first time to use the heater, now the Sierra is not entirely water tight, so after 15 minutes steam started to be blown out the vents. This condensed on the glass and no amount of wiping etc. would clear it.…Continue
looked at this, local to me: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bond-equipe-2-ltr-recent-mot-SS-twin-exhaust-can-deliver-/131646929461?hash=item1ea6c4ba35:g:GNEAAOSwVL1WC99J then went and looked at this: …Continue
Since getting the car on the road, a couple of years ago now, we've noticed some lack of steering feel. We measured the caster angle earlier in the year and noticed each side were not even the same and i cant remember what the actual measurement figure was but it could definitely be improved. Last weekends little project was to make some spare wishbones we had adjustable.…Continue
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does anyone know what front end they used at Dutton . looks like mg stuff ie , hubs rack suspension, would like to fit ford components has anyone done this.
After a lot longer than we thought and a few changes of direction our Melos is ready for MOT! We had to ditch the Ford ECU because no matter how many circuit diagrams we got, none was the same as ours, (this included Ford's own factory electrics manual, all 816 pages of it, printed off at work!)
So we now have a ex. 1.6 pintoed Melos which now has the 1.6 Zetec Sigma, run by a Megasquirt sorting out the Honda CBR1000 throttle bodies and sparks and the like, black body, bride seats and…Continue
found this Dutton phaeton by chance .bought some wheels on ebay,,picked them up saw the Dutton standing on its side in bits. then he said its for sale as his son had no time to complete. turned out son works for maclaren lucky bugger, deal was done 400 squids and its mine this Saturday, it has escort axle but it was running a mg midget engine seemed odd to me . so my donar car is a ford Granada n reg price 300 spondooleys oh I love fords.