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by toolmanchris
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: My Quest for Alternate Wheel Rims
Replies: 33
Views: 2580

My Quest for Alternate Wheel Rims

Ok thanks Jim
by toolmanchris
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: My Quest for Alternate Wheel Rims
Replies: 33
Views: 2580

My Quest for Alternate Wheel Rims

Jim sorry to drag up an old post here but where did you get your spacers from please and are they hub centric or just a fit on the wheel studs? I have some alloys I am fitting to my car and I need a 10 mm spacer on the front to clear the ball joint. The ones I was given with the wheels are steel and...
by toolmanchris
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Something to be aware of
Replies: 94
Views: 7709

Something to be aware of

Think that Renault was proposing that for their Zoe a few years ago?
by toolmanchris
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: ScimFest @ Curborough 17-19 August 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 7388

ScimFest @ Curborough 17-19 August 2018

Thanks Jim dont want to pre book in case I cant make it for some reason and it would only be me anyway :wink:
by toolmanchris
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: ScimFest @ Curborough 17-19 August 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 7388

ScimFest @ Curborough 17-19 August 2018

Can I turn up and pay on the gate if necessary. I am away with the van that weekend but only an hour away so might be able to get a pass out to come and play :D
by toolmanchris
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5290
Views: 279286

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

Will Anderson wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:43 pm
Different!
Looks like a mandolin cheese slicer from the front ;-)
by toolmanchris
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Dash board light
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Dash board light

Not standard that one
by toolmanchris
Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: White SE5 with black vinyl roof
Replies: 2
Views: 439

White SE5 with black vinyl roof

Yes that sounds about the right area, I was on the way to Cardigan bay in the 4WD with the van on the back so if you saw a strange man pointing and waving it was me lol
by toolmanchris
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: White SE5 with black vinyl roof
Replies: 2
Views: 439

White SE5 with black vinyl roof

Seen around 11 today mid Wales anyone on here 😉
by toolmanchris
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: “Best” inductive heat gun, impact driver
Replies: 7
Views: 428

“Best” inductive heat gun, impact driver

You mean like one of these?:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3u1IBge ... ilter=NULL

Dont come cheap I think a quick google looks like £500 plus

By the way if you are into car repair check out Erics channel. I am hooked :D
by toolmanchris
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Slight misfire from one exhaust
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Slight misfire from one exhaust

Valves are a bit tappety on that bank Phil but I cant seem to adjust the noise out, dont know if the cam might be worn. I did notice that one of the valve guides on that bank at the front has been welded back together so I wondered if the timing wheel had gone bang in the past and the pushrods had b...
by toolmanchris
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Slight misfire from one exhaust
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Slight misfire from one exhaust

When my Essex engine is ticking over once warmed up I get a slight misfire from the offside exhaust. Nothing major but every so often its as if a cylinder misfires then back to normal again. Other bank is fine. Plugs and leads are fairly new and the carb is also (DGAS) Adjusting the idle screw on th...
by toolmanchris
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Le Jog 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 899

Le Jog 2019

MikeyBikey wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:48 pm
You are right on all counts......

Mikey : " Come on Chris, get the back end out !!!! "
Chris : " Mike its a reliability rally, not a race"
Mikey : "Bollox, the car's reliable. Hooner It. "
Chris : "Mike just read the map"
Mikey : "What map ?"
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by toolmanchris
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Anyone Know Anything About Differentials?
Replies: 10
Views: 643

Anyone Know Anything About Differentials?

Dear All Congratulations on hearing your clunk, your car is now among those rare possessions that are valued beyond their actual worth. The noise you heard is it's depreciation bottoming out, ricocheting upward towards its owners sublime smugness. It is the focused object of every driver of a moder...

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