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by CNHSS1
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Se5a Rolling rejuvenation project
Replies: 1107
Views: 85162

Se5a Rolling rejuvenation project

I believe the material may be tufnol, in which case it is an insulator made of compressed resin and fibres, and once damp with oil or fuel, will remain waxey to the touch
by CNHSS1
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 513
Views: 17353

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Try Bara motorsports in bromsgrove or Raceline
by CNHSS1
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 513
Views: 17353

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Nice work Darryl, all my best work is done after approx 3seconds thinking "What could possibly go wrong!" too... 8)
by CNHSS1
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 513
Views: 17353

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Well (excuses in early )...after all the pre curbs action and since finding out i'm not as young as i used to be...a kicking from that recent flu bug and the weather, ive finally got round to pulling the diff out...pita job i dont really want to do again, but the diff and cradle are out and ready f...
by CNHSS1
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Chassis modifications for roll cage fitment?
Replies: 28
Views: 624

Chassis modifications for roll cage fitment?

Hillclimb school days will also 'earn' you points towards a licence, as ARDS iirc (circuit racing licence). I haven't looked into it, but I *think* the MSA have a mechanism in place to allow you to gain a licence required before competing. Whilst I'm sure it may seem a lot of red tape, the idea is/w...
by CNHSS1
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 513
Views: 17353

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Mintex or Ferodo shoes for me Darryl, some of the pattern stuff is made from either chocolate or granite with respective retardation properties :wink:
by CNHSS1
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5339
Views: 287886

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

Lovely little Lotus Europa on the Shrewsbury bypass tonight
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by CNHSS1
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5339
Views: 287886

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

Liking the BM 8)
by CNHSS1
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars
Replies: 1789
Views: 117209

Corky's Scimitars

To be fair, this time last year we all agreed to review whether we keep the SSSC scoring or use the CM scoring, not sure which suits most, but would make tyre choice easier I guess
by CNHSS1
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Goodwood 6 October 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 528

Goodwood 6 October 2018

Good luck Nick
by CNHSS1
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars
Replies: 1789
Views: 117209

Corky's Scimitars

Corky
Agreed, I'm the same, once the Sabres back out and working as I want it, I may be tempted with a stalemate, but would be Clubmans or single seater so no good for CM, which would be a shame given some of their calendar would really suit that's sort of car
by CNHSS1
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars
Replies: 1789
Views: 117209

Corky's Scimitars

Never spend more than you’re prepared to lose on the first corner when it goes wrong. Wise man once told me (Pete Brown😎) that you will never get outvthe money you out in, BUT the way to value them is "Grins per quid" . Spend 3k and love it is better than 30k and worry about binning it, was his the...
by CNHSS1
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Weight SE5
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Weight SE5

Lol yeah, dead accurate
by CNHSS1
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Weight SE5
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Weight SE5

877kg would require the engine and box removed!

The compies weigh theirs each season
John Louchs stripped out racer is 955kg, crusty Crouchs near stock one with fullinterior plus tow bar is 1200kg

Above are without driver, but with half tank of fuel and all fluids
by CNHSS1
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 513
Views: 17353

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Are they DET pistons Geoff? The 16v DET pistons have a bigger gudgeon pin diameter than the 8v pistons

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