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by scimmy ben
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: So you think you have a fast car
Replies: 5
Views: 294

So you think you have a fast car

My Daughter and I went on stealth at Thorpe Park recently - 0-80 in 2 seconds, that was scary enough and I wasn't driving. This must be hilarious in an 'OMG, I'm going to die' kinda way.
by scimmy ben
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SST & Sabre Records
Replies: 23
Views: 1669

SST & Sabre Records

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I’ve got the doors to 2198 in my garage loft. Bought from GW a long long time ago.
by scimmy ben
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 987
Views: 63920

G130 YCF sprint car

180bhp before you lean out...
by scimmy ben
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Vented Brake Discs & Stub Axle Bearings
Replies: 18
Views: 1599

Vented Brake Discs & Stub Axle Bearings

Jim/ Phil/ Roger Is it worth breaking the 'how to make bearings adjustable' bit into a separate thread?
by scimmy ben
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Help help Help lost Sabre...sort of
Replies: 10
Views: 1185

Help help Help lost Sabre...sort of

is that a club badge?
by scimmy ben
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Help help Help lost Sabre...sort of
Replies: 10
Views: 1185

Help help Help lost Sabre...sort of

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I remember this from FB small scimitar group
by scimmy ben
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Vented Brake Discs & Stub Axle Bearings
Replies: 18
Views: 1599

Vented Brake Discs & Stub Axle Bearings

Roger Pennington wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:30 pm
If it's the GW/QRG etc disc you'll have the standard uprights and bearings
Isn't there an "adjustment" technique using wet and dry on these if they are in good condition but a loose fit when installed?
by scimmy ben
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Adjusting small sports front wheel Bearings
Replies: 6
Views: 435

Adjusting small sports front wheel Bearings

split from thread about front bearing play at MOT.

Isn't there an "adjustment" technique using wet and dry on these if they are in good condition but a loose fit when installed?
by scimmy ben
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: LRP 335E Sprint Coupe
Replies: 1194
Views: 113928

LRP 335E Sprint Coupe

turbster wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 6:10 pm
I’ll probably paint the intercooler black and fit some kind of grille on there to protect it..
paint it black and stick on white number plate characters like the prisoner lotus 7 - two functions in one :)

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by scimmy ben
Thu May 23, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Lighter Spare Wheel
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

Lighter Spare Wheel

scimjim wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 7:13 am
scimmy ben wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 7:02 am
1800oldb wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 10:04 pm

Now, what's this about a vinyl bag for the spare wheel?
Similar, if not same question here. And I have 2 Sabres :)
Page 24 of the mk2 manual
Anyone have a photo? Sorry for thread hi-jack :oops:
by scimmy ben
Thu May 23, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Lighter Spare Wheel
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

Lighter Spare Wheel

That said things have moved on as so many cars now do not have a spare wheel as standard and I know for one that the AA patrols carry a universal spare wheel with interchangeable centres that I believe was developed by Weller Wheels. Did not know this.. so much interest (or lack of interest of work...
by scimmy ben
Thu May 23, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Lighter Spare Wheel
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

Lighter Spare Wheel

1800oldb wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 10:04 pm

Now, what's this about a vinyl bag for the spare wheel?
Similar, if not same question here. And I have 2 Sabres :)
by scimmy ben
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: 1800ti
Replies: 5
Views: 711

1800ti

In that colour green - it needs gold wheels :)
by scimmy ben
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Engine replacement for kit car
Replies: 9
Views: 1785

Engine replacement for kit car

The transport at #300 each way makes the #200 engine swap a #800 engine swap? I'd imagine that #800 would buy a better engine locally, or get the brakes done. I think I'd confirm the state of the engine first. Can you get a socket on the crank pulley? Even if seized, there are things that can be don...
by scimmy ben
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Supercar run-out
Replies: 9
Views: 2233

Supercar run-out

Cracking cars there. Some amateur sleuthing has turned up that the non lottery winner cars are advertised under a different company... https://www.autotrader.co.uk/dealers/west-sussex/horsham/millennium-heroes-10005396/stock?advertising-location=at_cars&sort=price-asc&onesearchad=Used&onesearchad=Ne...

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