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by oilrag
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: V6 essex rebuild gasket sealant
Replies: 15
Views: 251

V6 essex rebuild gasket sealant

I use ThreeBond Silicone Liquid Gasket on all my engine builds ,speedway,multi cyl jap ,v6;s v8;s and my own gtc cologne ,(10k later no leaks or misting).will not break off and block galleries,as does orange locktite etc demon tweeks offer grey or black ,also known in bike trade as Yambond,as used b...
by oilrag
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Creamic painted manifolds
Replies: 3
Views: 455

Creamic painted manifolds

Colossal difference ,had the manifolds ceramic coated in a silver colour by Camcoat on my sons Ultima Evo sbc,once done ,the new one off headers and collectors by OJZ of Newark actually brought under body temperatures down to a manageable state .You can touch the headers only a couple of minutes aft...
by oilrag
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 894
Views: 86599

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

A friend of mine, who competes in autograss racing ,(rear mounted 1 ltr bike engine in a space frame car chassis) racing on an oval grass circuit uses a fuel tank from an outboard motor powered rigid inflatable boat ,secured in an alloy cradle,they are made of tough red polyurethane ,cheap too. Just...
by oilrag
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Le Mans 2020 off !
Replies: 0
Views: 404

Le Mans 2020 off !

Hardly surprising
https://www.lemans.org/en/news/the-24-hours-of-le-...
No news as yet of classic in july
bugger :cry:
by oilrag
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Stainless trim around windscreen
Replies: 2
Views: 648

Stainless trim around windscreen

Any advice welcome about refitting the stainless trim into new rubber please. Screen is in using new GW rubber so correct profile.
Thanks
G
by oilrag
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 2041

Registering a scim in spain

As the OP on this I am now in Marbella investigating and to my delight the Gtc can be deemed historic and registered vlocalky thus for minimal cost . Many less hoops to jump through ,to say I'm pleased would be an understatement .
G
by oilrag
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 2041

Registering a scim in spain

Hello Tony Thanks for the info ,can you clarify if your contact ANDY G has his scim on the road (in spain ) driving it around on uk plates/insurance etc or is it in storage unused, as i have heard through some regular ex pats who do winter in spain,that they drive the car down on uk legals and only ...
by oilrag
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 2041

Registering a scim in spain

Many thanks

G
by oilrag
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 2041

Registering a scim in spain

Does anyone have experience of registering /keeping their scim in spain ,im considering leaving my gtc there for use when im over-wintering in almeria..
Thanks G .
by oilrag
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SS1 1600 (wanted)
Replies: 11
Views: 1096

SS1 1600 (wanted)

Reviver.....aka philip ,oilrag is the name ,oily rag ?
no engine or box :roll: ..............words :oops: ........
I'm off back to a dignified silence.
by oilrag
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation

A Gentle BUMP !
by oilrag
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation

1985/6 SS1 1.6 POTENTIAL SPRINT CAR I have available the following 85/6 SS1 TWIN WIPER chassis and tub + which could make the basis of a sprint or track car . Available to anybody who will do the following Simply make a donation to St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, Lincoln. This is a charity I suppo...
by oilrag
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SE6/6a WINDSCREEN
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

SE6/6a WINDSCREEN

Many thanks to markpin for his help with supplying a good used screen,it will be installed before next weekend and. that's my 6a scim back on the road as a daily driver :P
Oilrag
by oilrag
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SE6/6a WINDSCREEN
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

SE6/6a WINDSCREEN

As title ,either tint or clear ,can collect if not too far from lincoln,urgent need for b/hol weekend. sadly i walked past a screen (prob a 6a screen),at curbs yesterday ,mine went at 730 am today when a large clod of earth from a tractor hit it on A15,no damage except a screen destroyed,my 3rd this...
by oilrag
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Front hub bearings
Replies: 10
Views: 1271

Front hub bearings

Dennis , Apologies for not being specific, i was relating to me buying a pair of TR4 Stub axles from Rimmer Bros here in Lincoln to use on my 5a ,(of 72 build year) ,these were/are the later fat /stronger stub axles . ie outer bearing id 3/4 inch ,inner bearing 1 inch.(approx) Given that our traders...

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