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Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 15th August 2010, 16:58
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Hi Dave, I guess it depends on how you look at...

Hi Dave, I guess it depends on how you look at it. There's no better way to learn about a kit than to roll your sleeves up and fix all it's problems, but on the other hand you may want to drive it...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 14th August 2010, 17:26
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Hi Dave, I would try to get a bit more info from...

Hi Dave, I would try to get a bit more info from the seller, like how long the car has had these problems, why he hasn't fixed them etc. Then factor them into the price you are willing to pay for the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 26th June 2010, 19:14
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Hi Dave, Yes your right it is my old Deon. I sold...

Hi Dave, Yes your right it is my old Deon. I sold it to a guy in Manchester for 9,500. I thought he wanted it for himself but it turns out he was in the trade. Not sure why it's in Bolton though. I...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 9th June 2010, 20:17
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Deon build quality

Hi Tricky,

Crocus is absolutely right in what he says to look out for. I would just add look very carefully at the fit of the doors, they were a pig to hang. The guy who built mine spent literaly...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 13th April 2010, 10:44
Replies: 2
Views: 3,758
Posted By mac
Talking MOT Time For The Dino

Hi All, Just thought I would share my elation now the Dino has a clean bill of health for another year.

New shocks all round + New master cylinder + New calipers and pads = MOT

Have attached a...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 8th April 2010, 17:22
Replies: 9
Views: 6,505
Posted By mac
Deon for sale

Hi Nick,

Have you thought about using pistonheads classifieds. I think you get a more serious audience there.

Regards, Mac.
Forum: General Build Chat 4th April 2010, 19:28
Replies: 3
Views: 2,326
Posted By mac
Brake fluid flush

Hi Mark, I've never heard of anyone using meths or any other type of solvent to clean thier brake system. I don't think it would do the rubber seals any good and there's a chance that you may not get...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 5th March 2010, 08:36
Replies: 48
Views: 25,172
Posted By mac
Hi T111rdy, This is from a post by classic...

Hi T111rdy, This is from a post by classic replicas in june last year. I spoke to Gordon at the end of last year on this number and he was very helpfull. Hope this helps.

Regards Mac.

Hello...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 13th February 2010, 11:46
Replies: 15
Views: 11,737
Posted By mac
Hi Jon, I can see your logic there, as you...

Hi Jon,

I can see your logic there, as you rightly say the figures wouldn't add up. I'm afraid I don't know where the window lifters came from Jon. I don't have a lot of documentation in that...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 11th February 2010, 13:27
Replies: 15
Views: 11,737
Posted By mac
Hi Jon, Thanks for the advice and suggestions....

Hi Jon,
Thanks for the advice and suggestions. I don't have access to a machine shop at the moment, but I could "farm out" that side of things. Were the fiat coupe/lancia delta integrale front...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 9th February 2010, 12:44
Replies: 17
Views: 12,394
Posted By mac
Hi Clarksy, I don't think I can give you a...

Hi Clarksy, I don't think I can give you a difinitive answer to your question without seeing the car but I might be able to give you a couple of pointers to help you identify your replica. Classic...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 5th February 2010, 11:59
Replies: 15
Views: 11,737
Posted By mac
Exclamation Deon DGT Dino Brakes. Upgrade??

Hi Guy's, There hasn't been much activity on the Dino forum for a while so I thought I would throw this one into the air. I was wondering if anyone out there with a DGT had upgraded thier brakes in...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 29th December 2009, 10:41
Replies: 20
Views: 9,199
Posted By mac
246 GT Replica

Hi Mike,

Welcome to the forum. What make is your replica ?
I haven't come across a front wheel drive Dino replica before. Is it a British car like the Deon or is it a Kelmark. From the sounds of...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 12th November 2009, 08:50
Replies: 20
Views: 9,199
Posted By mac
Lancia/Dino Registration

Hi, Yes I did send them the V5. It was strange really because I spoke to them on the phone and they told me to send the V5 and copies of the documents along with pictures of the car as it looks now...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 11th November 2009, 20:42
Replies: 20
Views: 9,199
Posted By mac
Lancia Beta/Dino GT Registration

Hi, I have a Dino replica with a Lancia Beta donor car. It was built in 1989 and the V5 says it is a Lancia Beta and the body style says Sport. I was a bit worried about this so I contacted the DVLA....
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 8th October 2009, 11:43
Replies: 28
Views: 17,252
Posted By mac
Dino wheels

Hi Ross, I must be misinterpreting your post on re drilling Dino wheels, if you were putting them on a hub with 5 stud 108pcd surely they wouldnt need re drilling, but if the hub was 4 stud wouldnt...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 6th October 2009, 20:58
Replies: 1
Views: 3,295
Posted By mac
Coilover spring rates?????

Hi Everybody, Does anybody know the original spring rates for the coilovers on the JH Classics/Deon Dino reps, I have heard that the rear springs were 300lbs and the fronts were 150lbs, can anyone...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 26th September 2009, 18:35
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Hi,Does anyone know the toe in/toe out settings...

Hi,Does anyone know the toe in/toe out settings for the JH Classic/Deon replica. I have just changed my track rod ends and want to check the settings. Thanks in advance. Mac.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 13th August 2009, 13:05
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
30,000 euro Dino replica

Hi Thomas, Just had a look at the Dino rep that you are thinking of buying. It looks like a JH Classics to me. It looks well built but you would have to have a close inspection of the car to see what...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 22nd June 2009, 19:42
Replies: 4
Views: 5,052
Posted By mac
Thumbs up Dino Coilovers and Brake pads

Hi Mike, Try www.kitpartsdirect.com for coilovers they can custom build them to suit your needs, and carfactorsuk (0870 7669457) for brake pads,they sell them in most compounds to suit your driving...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 22nd June 2009, 13:48
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Dino Dashboard Wireing

Hi All, Hopefully attached is the wireing instructions that Ian kindly supplied.

Regards Mac.157

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Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th June 2009, 16:02
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Hi Ian, Thanks for getting back to me. I very...

Hi Ian, Thanks for getting back to me. I very much appreciate the offer. If you could drop me an email at brianr23@hotmail.com I will send you my address, or if it is easier then you could just email...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 7th June 2009, 23:03
Replies: 157
Views: 129,234
Posted By mac
Wireing Diagrams

Hi Ian, Do you by any chance have any wireing diagrams, I would assume that they all had a fairly similar wireing instalation. A previous owner of my Dino has had a play with some of the dashboard...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 1st June 2009, 14:39
Replies: 4
Views: 5,052
Posted By mac
Smile JH Classics Dino Coilovers

Hi Guy's,

I'm back again to pick everyones brains. The coilovers on my Dino are pretty shot and need replacing. Does anyone know the best place to get a new set and what rating the springs are...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 17th May 2009, 12:55
Replies: 28
Views: 17,252
Posted By mac
Hi Nick, Is it the V6 from the Alfa 164 you...

Hi Nick,

Is it the V6 from the Alfa 164 you are going to fit ? If it is, a company called Trentside classics in Lincolnshire has done this conversion before with great results. I think this is the...
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