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by oilrag
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15113

New purchase Se5

Spotted you in blu car park sunday 4 pm-ish,as i walked back to sud campsite ,looked good thru the fence 8) ,hope you enjoyed the event as much as i did.
G
by oilrag
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: GTE parts
Replies: 7
Views: 932

GTE parts

pm sent .
by oilrag
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: CEM819X
Replies: 78
Views: 5184

CEM819X

Pretty certain my GTC is same too from memory ,i will check and photo it tomorrow as its stored safe in a warehouse away from the weather.
by oilrag
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Black Velour /Leather Seat set for 6a/b
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Black Velour /Leather Seat set for 6a/b

As per title ,must be in good /excellent condition.
Pm me please if you have any,
Many Thanks
G
by oilrag
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Alterparts? What is the source of a GTC hard top heated window?
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Alterparts? What is the source of a GTC hard top heated window?

I seem to remember it was a jensen healey bound rear hard top window,a prototype middlebrdge gtc i did a lot of work on at lilac grove had a roughed ply/grp buck for a new style hard top in what you'd call "in development" stage moved over from two gates ,and a stack of rear glasses in wood boxes st...
by oilrag
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Chinese 38Dgas Copies
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Chinese 38Dgas Copies

I dont want to provoke anyone with vested interests but i stumbled upon this ,as i was looking for a bike carb this morning. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/282654470765?autorefresh=true incredible value @ £88.00 delivered if it works etc .... I have had lots of recent experience with chinese bike carbs ...
by oilrag
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SE6a thermostat housing....
Replies: 11
Views: 835

SE6a thermostat housing....

Try this link ,
http://capriclub.co.uk/Engine-Spares/Co ... ng-3-litre

I bought my 2.8 thermo cover kit (not the same part i know ) from these guys when nobody else had it .
Hope it helps.
G
by oilrag
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: 2.6 Auto Omega (Scimitar Project)
Replies: 7
Views: 903

2.6 Auto Omega (Scimitar Project)

pm sent
by oilrag
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Front bumper spoiler?
Replies: 13
Views: 978

Front bumper spoiler?

Try these , http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-GOLF-MK1-MK2-POLO-CADDY-DERBY-NEW-PAIR-FRONT-BUMPER-ORANGE-INDICATOR-LIGHTS/261524559657?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649 with a little fettling to the oblong cut out you have in moulding they fit and look right , used them myself ,m...
by oilrag
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: How much?
Replies: 22
Views: 2465

How much?

Ok ,perhaps I should firstly apologies directly to GTC Ian .,no offence intended, but i have seen this car. Secondly id like to clarify what I am saying. In general there appears to be a trend to mock/ make derisory comments regarding higher priced scimitars that come up from time to time for sale ....
by oilrag
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: How much?
Replies: 22
Views: 2465

How much?

Lovely car ,seen it for real ...priced about right too in my opinion ,sadly yet again scimitar owners bashing themselves over values,what is it ? you want to buy for £500 but moan when prices are placed at where we wish they were !
Rant over .

NICE CAR !!!!!
by oilrag
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Stuttering / Cutting out, petrol starvation
Replies: 175
Views: 12398

Stuttering / Cutting out, haven't a clue

This sounds to me a case of a petrol tank not breathing , would it be worth checking breather hole in cap ,or running up as previously but with fuel cap open ?,just a thought.
by oilrag
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Cologne engine 'running on'
Replies: 20
Views: 1331

Cologne engine 'running on'

Yes,of course ,i recall the thread now ,the engine fetched from holland ? ,ive felt your frustrations ............
by oilrag
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Cologne engine 'running on'
Replies: 20
Views: 1331

Cologne engine 'running on'

Having spent hours poring over conflicting data to find the problem with the injection on Dark Star I am not surprised. Ford don't even agree with themselves half the time 8) Chris ,is your dark star not a 2.9 efi ? if so a different beast re timing from memory set it to 15 btdc in service mode . G...
by oilrag
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Cologne engine 'running on'
Replies: 20
Views: 1331

Cologne engine 'running on'

Hello ,ive checked my well worn 1982 Auto-data book ,carbed 2.8 cologne 9 degrees btdc .Bosch k-jet injected 2.8 12 degrees (capri280) Interestingly years ago i converted my carbed gtc to k-jet ,using a 280i capri top end and associated bits ,it was set up as per data book, ran poorly to be honest ,...

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