Monthly Archives: June 2012

Darracq and SM

Today I attempted to balance the brakes firstly by using a chunk of wood that I jam between the brake pedal and the seat moving the pedal by about an inch. Then I jacked the car up, the RF wheel … Continue reading

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Darracq brakes continued

Worked all day “fitting” the Sunbeam backing plate, it appears that although Sunbeam and Darracq were the same company in 1925 they only shared rough castings so the file and I became good friends. Took the car out today to … Continue reading

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Darracq Brakes..again

It’s been a long story with the brakes, I think I have had the front ones relined 3 times so far but this time maybe there will be success. When I bought the car they were covered in oil so … Continue reading

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