Search found 1374 matches

by Alan SS1
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5244
Views: 270710

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Maclaren of some exotic sort,
Number plate 1 HG or HG 1, does that count as a double post?

first one I've seen in ABZ

then a Ferrari with 'non personal plates', cheap skate :wink:
by Alan SS1
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1145
Views: 85183

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

scimjim wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:10 pm
I see Gerry Adams has a personal plate on his Range Rover

1 80MB
:shock:
took me a wee while . . . .. . . .
by Alan SS1
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 Mixture & Running
Replies: 26
Views: 1010

SS1 Mixture & Running

cheaper to buy a WHOLE SS1 ? ? ? ? :wink:
by Alan SS1
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Something to be aware of
Replies: 94
Views: 7151

Something to be aware of

“Change my batteries because I don’t have enough time to wait for a recharge” is already online, I thought? ? I thought so too, :? but cannot remember which car company proposed it, maybe the ones from the 80's that GM? took back and (mostly) crushed :( I think that Jim's comment about Tax 'will ha...
by Alan SS1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Something to be aware of
Replies: 94
Views: 7151

Something to be aware of

have to convert the Regal to electric as i have a wee book on a DIY project ISBN 0 905247 02 7 by B J Prigmore 1978!! like wot I suggested? ? ? :wink: not sure you boys with an Essex / cologne will find much room for batteries, but the motor will be much smaller than that V6 lump so room in there? ...
by Alan SS1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5244
Views: 270710

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

cannonball wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:38 am
There was also one of those Carvers in orange at the Brodie Castle show last Sunday, reg T123UFO, didn't bother with a photo.
same one :-)
by Alan SS1
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5244
Views: 270710

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

maybe a bit bonkers?
DSCF0099.JPG
DSCF0099.JPG (252.54 KiB) Viewed 170 times
and NOT cheap
by Alan SS1
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1145
Views: 85183

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Will Anderson wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:45 pm
Another couple - one specially for Alan SS1! :D
DSC06515.jpg
DSC06508.jpg
ah yes the last of the 'Orkney' plates, I assume that they have a stack of PS (Shetland) and SK (Caithness) as well although they maybe did have to resort to APS & ASK pre 1963?
by Alan SS1
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5244
Views: 270710

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

yep rarity before beauty?
cross between Lotus front bonnet, volvo 480 doors, truckman top and cortina back end

and a couple of those Nissan figaros in background of first shot (common as ducks wi bare feet?)
by Alan SS1
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 286
Views: 24124

Manny's SS1 1600

A crucial spare to have in the "Bordeaux box" under the boot floor. not easy to fit at road side tho!!! (but it can help if your favourite breakdown Co will raise car up on their widget :-) ) I have done the 480 at road side when failed at traffic lights (good job motor factors were only mile from ...
by Alan SS1
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Forgetfullness
Replies: 18
Views: 541

Forgetfullness

'the drugs don't work' is a phrase that comes to mind. (pardon the pun) reading an article last night on investigations on operation of synapsis in brain function and it suggested that more then 150 drugs have made it to Phase 3 testing , but none have been the 'miracle' for things like ALzhiemers/P...
by Alan SS1
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Forgetfullness
Replies: 18
Views: 541

Forgetfullness

Maybe your work is giving you too much stress which you have become accustomed to over the years and you have not noticed it build up. One day i went upstairs for something and forgot what i went for, a yep, all quite normal. folks it's called 'Auld Timers Disease' up this neck of woods, perfectly ...
by Alan SS1
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: engine sounds like a machine gun
Replies: 17
Views: 363

engine sounds like a machine gun

philhoward wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:57 am
Sounds about right.
yep 'sounds about right' but after I did a re-fill with 'correct oil' I decided a wee bit 'chappy' so drained it after about 100miles and refilled with 20W50 , much quieter :wink:
and the 15W40 went into the 480 so two oil changes for one ?
by Alan SS1
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Sabre 1800ti on auction sale
Replies: 12
Views: 584

Sabre 1800ti on auction sale

what is with those things on the front bumper? I suspect they're to fend off "contact parkers"? :wink: but you'd need some steel in behind to be worth while, or rely on the plastic being bendy enough to flex out of the way? I've added some angle iron and a steel box section back to chassis legs are...
by Alan SS1
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 286
Views: 24124

Manny's SS1 1600

I had a similar problem with the leads arcing - not just at the king lead, but in several places where the leads were in contact. I replaced them with some Bosch silicone ones, which seem to have been ok. When I replaced them I also made sure that the leads didn't come into contact or overlap each ...

Go to advanced search