Dutton Kit Cars and their owners

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new toy...

The Legerra is still ongoing....but i got offered this for £500.....and i thought why not!

Its a GS500 with 12900 miles on a 08 plate.... drives really nice... also came with some spares. not keen on the colour but hey ho its a cheap bike. so i can enjoy some of this years good weather…


Added by Dave Adams on July 16, 2017 at 8:25 — 4 Comments

dutton B Type

I have a Dutton B Type fully registered, complete and a rolling chassis, modified for morris Minor front and rear axles.

it comes with a hood , windscreen and doors.

it is mostly dismantled and is in a rough condition, restorable but rough.

it need a good home, i have too much on my plate at the moment. any serious offers to rescue this car contact me...p.s. there is no engine or box with the car.......

i just dont have time.....i have my legerra in the wings and…


Added by Dave Adams on April 25, 2017 at 21:01 — 40 Comments



very kindly put picture of log book for all to see.

Added by Dave Adams on April 15, 2017 at 7:49 — 2 Comments

Phaeton S1/2 short hard top

Short hard top

this is on Ebay.....they are quite rare if you want one bid now. they are hard to find.

Added by Dave Adams on March 5, 2017 at 20:27 — No Comments


who uses what insurance companies?

how much do you pay?

Added by Dave Adams on January 7, 2017 at 11:04 — 8 Comments

restricted access?

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…


Added by Dave Adams on September 18, 2016 at 8:30 — 6 Comments

Sierra pickup

Added by Dave Adams on June 15, 2016 at 17:44 — 7 Comments

locost site....?

Anyone here able to log into the locost site today? It seems to be down.

Added by Dave Adams on June 15, 2016 at 11:30 — 3 Comments

4 pot calipers up for grabs

I have been offered a pair of Sierra cosworth 2wd front 4 pot calipers and new discs for £150 he will hold them until Thursday this week then eBay them....anyone want them?

Added by Dave Adams on May 31, 2016 at 9:45 — No Comments

melos 1600 Xflow for sale

guy is looking for £1400 for it...

soon on ebay if no interest.

PM me for…

Added by Dave Adams on May 12, 2016 at 19:37 — 2 Comments

phaeton for sale


on ebay 2 days left ....only 1 bid so far

Added by Dave Adams on March 13, 2016 at 7:34 — 6 Comments

English axle for sale.

I have been offered an English axle with a 4.1 LSD and full 5 link set up with all the links and a disc brake conversion for £500.00. Any one interested I can put you in touch..

Added by Dave Adams on February 10, 2016 at 16:11 — 3 Comments

Malaga B+ with V6 3.1 RS capri engine for sale

The car is MOT until July....contact me ...offers at about £1800

Added by Dave Adams on February 6, 2016 at 12:30 — 19 Comments


Anyone got an original pinto cast exhaust manifold with heat shield in good condition?

Added by Dave Adams on December 18, 2015 at 12:23 — 2 Comments

weird luck. this week...

monday.....my truck broke down, perforated air tank.....

tuesday ......spare truck broke down, starter and batteries..... 

wednesday....my car got two punctures on the way home.........

BUT.....passing a tyre fitting yard i saw a Clarke turbo 150 TE welder with a gas bottle outsidein the rain...i called in and asked.....it was being cleared out of a stores cupboard not believed to be working. so i bought it for spares £5.00.....all it needed was a variable resistor for…


Added by Dave Adams on December 12, 2015 at 8:43 — 3 Comments

Phaeton's for sale

I have heard of 2 or 3 phaeton's up for grabs. They are in the Silverstone area and have 1600 Xflow engines....
One has been a trials car and was a championship winning trials car a few years ago appearing on BBC top gear.
The guy is looking to sell them to DOC owners for preservation but may break them if no interest. ....

Added by Dave Adams on November 25, 2015 at 19:11 — 44 Comments


being self taught i find out things by accident......

my Snap-on welder came with a 5kg reel of  0.6 wire and that's what i have been using....its taken ages to use it all. and  it only ran out two nights ago when i was welding my fuel tank together. i would have thought that 0.6 mm wire would have been the best for welding thin steel (1mm) but i also want to weld thicker steel and the 0.6 wire needs about 90% wire speed to give enough filler to weld at high amps so i bought a reel of…


Added by Dave Adams on August 29, 2015 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

2.0 pinto's

Been offered a pair of 2.0 pintos for sale. One in bits and one ready to put in car....cosmetically refurbed £450 the pair.

Added by Dave Adams on August 23, 2015 at 13:54 — No Comments

found cars....

cant quite make out the numberplate but this one is in Germany i believe.

Added by Dave Adams on June 9, 2015 at 7:30 — 22 Comments

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