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by old bean
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: SE5A SE London
Replies: 8
Views: 312

SE5A SE London

Bargain price, who do you insure them with?
by old bean
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: SCISSOR LIFT FOR <£1K 2,268kg
Replies: 5
Views: 458

SCISSOR LIFT FOR <£1K 2,268kg

A jack and four axle stands works out a lot cheaper.
by old bean
Tue May 28, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Soot
Replies: 6
Views: 321

Soot

Excess soot on the rim of plug hints at an over rich Idle setting.
by old bean
Mon May 27, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Suspension overhaul
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Suspension overhaul

Motorbike spring compressors are only suitable for the rear springs, was tired the other night when I replied and I should advise that they are likely to be too small to fit the front sprngs. I removed and refit the front springs via my method mentioned previously, no skid lid used though, just a lo...
by old bean
Sat May 25, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Suspension overhaul
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Suspension overhaul

Rear shocks and springs easy as described above but use motorbike coil spring compressors to remove springs safely. Font springs easy and safe too without spring compressors,(motorbike spring compressors can be used, but really no need). Support lower wishbone with a jack to take the strain and when...
by old bean
Sat May 11, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Vinegar used to flush cooling system
Replies: 14
Views: 788

Vinegar used to flush cooling system

I prefer to use 'Chip Shop Style - Non Brewed Condiment'. :)
by old bean
Tue May 07, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti starting
Replies: 86
Views: 6535

Ti starting

Did you have the timing belt off for the rebuild, or did it stay in place?
by old bean
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Resto of Scimitar SS1
Replies: 10
Views: 358

Resto of Scimitar SS1

New old stock unused soft top on Ebay at the moment (not mine).

QRG are a good alternative source of parts to Graham Walker. Very knowledgable staff and always seem able to source any part. Reliant Parts World have lots of bits too.
by old bean
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 1800 Ti No Sparks
Replies: 25
Views: 945

SS1 1800 Ti No Sparks

Sounds just like a duff distributor sensor.

If it is the sensor and you need to source one, try here https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.ph ... 29&jsn=370
by old bean
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Silicone hoses for 1800Ti
Replies: 6
Views: 407

Silicone hoses for 1800Ti

I meant the coolant hose under the inlet that you can't see from above.
by old bean
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Silicone hoses for 1800Ti
Replies: 6
Views: 407

Silicone hoses for 1800Ti

Don't forget the hidden 90 degree one under the inlet manifold.
by old bean
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: ss1 Sabre 1800 turbo Project
Replies: 6
Views: 905

ss1 Sabre 1800 turbo Project

I'm in hertfordshire too and wouldn't mind viewing your Sabre Turbo if you're free over the weekend. Clear your old private messages, I've sent you a PM.
by old bean
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 colander
Replies: 16
Views: 1659

SS1 colander

Clueless1 wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:11 pm
I won’t buy off QRG, would scrap the car first!
I've found QRG to be 100% reputable, reliable, trustworthy and accountable in all respects from over the phone parts ordering to in house Scimitar repairs.
by old bean
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: London T-Charge
Replies: 66
Views: 8673

London T-Charge

Kahn n co would have to PAY ME to drive into London, its an overpopulated infested dump of a city. Good luck to anyone that wants to drive into the charging zones of their free will. I used to work all around central london and I wouldn't wish it on anyone, let alone pay to do so. If you live there,...
by old bean
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: More Ti starting woes
Replies: 20
Views: 1837

More Ti starting woes

Iffy coolant temp sensor could cause similar trouble and stop it firing up from cold.

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