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by AllingtonGT
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: alternative coupe register
Replies: 18
Views: 734

alternative coupe register

I think Chris's enthusiasm, commitment and support of the Coupe is exemplary. The "official" register as published has not reflected any changes I've submitted, the first of which I sent in 2012. I do agree with the view that there is no "alternative" register. The one Chris maintains through his ha...
by AllingtonGT
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newby - South Africa
Replies: 6
Views: 328

Newby - South Africa

Welcome. Loving the distinct lines and uniform paint. Lovely.
by AllingtonGT
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1392
Views: 142455

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

White Bentley Continental accelerating hard out of Chippenham on A4 (in a 30 mph...) DOD 6Y appropriately spaced as DOD6Y
by AllingtonGT
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Recommendation for engine rebuilder
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Recommendation for engine rebuilder

Brian North came on the stand at the Bristol Show last month and talked engines. Appeared very knowledgeable and motivated. Claimed he was heading to retirement, so not as active as he was. He's been in business years and seems to have a good reputation. Maybe worth a call to see if he's able to hel...
by AllingtonGT
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 27724

New purchase Se5

Well done. Fingers crossed!
by AllingtonGT
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a
Replies: 52
Views: 6336

The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a

Jim would only love it if the centre cap had a beard.
I think it looks great and as long as you're not blinded by reflections it's a good change. It won't creak either.
Geoff
by AllingtonGT
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: In Memory of...
Topic: Felicity Crouch
Replies: 35
Views: 3064

Felicity Crouch

So sad to hear this. Lovely Lady. Thoughts are with Brian and family.
by AllingtonGT
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: New EU Design rules
Replies: 22
Views: 1733

New EU Design rules

philhoward wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:32 am
Didn’t BMW come up with a good idea with the i8?
You referring to the fact that they breakdown a lot and don’t need to make a noise, just have static obstacle lights at night?
by AllingtonGT
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: New EU Design rules
Replies: 22
Views: 1733

New EU Design rules

MikeyBikey wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:49 pm
what about having someone walk infront with a red flag...
What a good idea. Will also give ex-drivers something to do when they make electric cars autonomous.
by AllingtonGT
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: SE5 Stainless Side Strips
Replies: 0
Views: 504

SE5 Stainless Side Strips

NTDWM https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Reliant-Scimitar-SE5-stainless-waist-moulding-set/264374718143?_trkparms=aid%3D333200%26algo%3DCOMP.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20171012094517%26meid%3D1173b89faef9404985fe1bec2b1e1743%26pid%3D100008%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D12%26sd%3D273908933968%26itm%3D264374718143&_trksid=p2047...
by AllingtonGT
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Coupe chrome hubcaps
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Coupe chrome hubcaps

You might try:
Orson Equipment Ltd,
Dale Street,
Bilston
WV14 7JY

http://www.orsonequipment.co.uk/
01902 906 290
by AllingtonGT
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Bristol Classic Car Show 22/23 June 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 921

Bristol Classic Car Show 22/23 June 2019

Thanks to Dave Asselborough and his Wife for orchestrating the stand at the BCCS over the weekend and also to the Wiltshire Noggin for manning the stand. Many visited the stand and there was much positive discussion about Scimitars, although the bloke in the Union Jack T-shirt seems surprised it has...
by AllingtonGT
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??
Replies: 20
Views: 1129

Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??

Ron, That filter was the same that came when I got the car. I just replaced it like for like. I didn't clock it was "bigger" as I had nothing else to compare it with. I took the battery and battery tray out to make access easier and then had no problem getting the old one off and the new one on. I d...
by AllingtonGT
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: "NOS" Essex 3.0 Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 550

"NOS" Essex 3.0 Engine

NTDWM

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/N-O-S-FORD-3 ... SwHUVc9h2i

Not sure it looks like a UK 1970/80s crated engine, but maybe another from SA? Not 3.4 nor injected so perhaps elsewhere?
by AllingtonGT
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Old No7 Kit
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Old No7 Kit

NTDWM

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Old-no7-xk12 ... Sw5wZc2di4

Not sure if this is a waste of a good Se6 chassis or suitable for the XK?

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