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by philhoward
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 131

New Member

Welcome :D
by philhoward
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: "Mighty" SE6 - Rock and Roll!
Replies: 95
Views: 4419

"Mighty" SE6 - Rock and Roll!

upstart8s wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:16 pm
Thanks Phil, I'll give it a try...:D
Stu
Yep - works!
(if you are very lucky, you learn something new every day)
That's always my plan. Works so far..
by philhoward
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Forum Issues & News
Topic: Smilies/Emoticons
Replies: 0
Views: 76

Smilies/Emoticons

Here's a quick list of the available Smilies/Emoticons the forum supports:
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by philhoward
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: "Mighty" SE6 - Rock and Roll!
Replies: 95
Views: 4419

"Mighty" SE6 - Rock and Roll!

upstart8s wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:46 am
Is there a 1-point lesson anywhere on using smilies in posts on the forum? Nothing I have tried works for me...
Stu
Give me a couple of minutes and I'll sort something out..

EDIT: http://www.scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/view ... 29&t=39874
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: 2ads for sale cars
Replies: 25
Views: 627

2ads for sale cars

Asking £8k for a car with no V5C?

Made me chuckle...
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5352
Views: 290416

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

Corky wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:07 pm
Could be a nod to the colours of the Turkish flag.

I keep looking out for an Anadol but not seen one yet.
Used to be a lot more pickups around than saloons but it's been a long time since I was last there.
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: AUTOMATIC badge for SE5
Replies: 6
Views: 211

AUTOMATIC badge for SE5

rebel alliance wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:05 pm
Ahhh he's now decided he wants a nice 6a auto 😊
Must be getting cold in Hell then...
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Coupe chassis or drawings
Replies: 14
Views: 270

Coupe chassis or drawings

David Tew wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:01 pm
There are loads of Elans out there with Spyder chassis, twin-wishbone RS, Zetec, MT75 etc. still on the original reg. They fail on most counts.
Ahem cough cough... :w
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Coupe chassis or drawings
Replies: 14
Views: 270

Coupe chassis or drawings

scimjim wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:00 pm
some time ago they changed the wording to remove "the manufacturer" - it now says "a new chassis or monocoque bodyshell of the same specification as the original (car or light van)"
I missed that :oops:

In that case, all fine :D
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5352
Views: 290416

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

Murat 131 Main article: Tofaş Şahin Tofaş industries in Turkey also based their initial production on Fiat 131s built under Fiat license. 131 based models included the Murat 131 built in Bursa, Turkey, the Doğan, Şahin and the Kartal (the estate). These vehicles enjoyed a very long production run (1...
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Coupe chassis or drawings
Replies: 14
Views: 270

Coupe chassis or drawings

Having a V5C and MoT, and a vehicle that complies with the DVLA rules on identity are not the same thing. The key is in the wording - something like: "A new replacement chassis supplied by the manufacturer" This was originally defined to protect most Lotuses out there (especially Elans) which had fa...
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: AUTOMATIC badge for SE5
Replies: 6
Views: 211

AUTOMATIC badge for SE5

rebel alliance wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:44 am
Mick has no auto badges due to lack of demand..
or desire given his feelings on automatic gearboxes, you mean? :mrgreen: :w
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Cornish Evening Get Together - NOW CANCELLED
Replies: 55
Views: 7542

Cornish Evening Get Together - NOW CANCELLED

I've changed the initial heading (to NOW CANCELLED), but would prefer to leave it for posterity in case there's a resurgence in interest?
by philhoward
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Mikeys / Greenys / Colin Watson v8 Coupe
Replies: 9
Views: 465

Mikeys / Greenys / Colin Watson v8 Coupe

ScimmyMike wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:33 am
To recarpet a standard coupe you require 6lm of carpet I'm reliably informed by Nigel at QRG, he'd better be right as that's what I've bought for mine :lol: :lol:
If there's too much, at least the garage floor will be comfortable..
by philhoward
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The Racy Red Bakery Truck.
Replies: 92
Views: 11174

The Racy Red Bakery Truck.

I think you got your money’s worth out of those!

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