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by Oldconn
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Dolly Parton tour bus
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Dolly Parton tour bus

Jilly and I used to live about 100 yards from where that picture was taken. :D . I parked my old car in that multi-storey countless times. Working 5 to midnight in those days - oh, the nostalgia........... :lol:
by Oldconn
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Identifying later 6a wiring and other things
Replies: 22
Views: 451

Identifying later 6a wiring and other things

Don't Ford use black as positive as well? I know its quite common on the continent.
by Oldconn
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Spark Plug
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Spark Plug

Ah, yes! :clap:
by Oldconn
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Can I get a piston out with the engine in situ?
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Can I get a piston out with the engine in situ?

It should be possible. After all, one would normally replace the pistons from the top. My guess is you will find a sloppy little-end -been there ! :D
by Oldconn
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Identifying later 6a wiring and other things
Replies: 22
Views: 451

Identifying later 6a wiring and other things

GULP! :o At that price I could do without! I might just take mine out and sell them to buy petrol!
by Oldconn
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Spark Plug
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Spark Plug

Hello Eric. I am using NGK BPR 6 ES. I have previously used BP 6ES , and could not detect any difference in running. Grade 6 is fine for evryday running on a standard engine, grade 7 for continuous high-speed running , or a high-compression engine. 8 would only be for racing . I have never seen 9 . ...
by Oldconn
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Scimitar SE6 Trackday car from France
Replies: 15
Views: 375

Scimitar SE6 Trackday car from France

Definitely the followers, they will have to come out first. Jim's suggestion is good, I simply stuck my finger in the top of them. They should slide out, if they stick they have a ridge worn on them.
by Oldconn
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: DRIVING in EU
Replies: 18
Views: 516

DRIVING in EU

This was issued yesterday, a whole new :w : https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... =immediate;
by Oldconn
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Trailer registration
Replies: 17
Views: 844

Trailer registration

This may be of interest to some of you. Issued by the Brexit team yesterday:https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... nd-dollies;
by Oldconn
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Need replacement timing gear for Essex, urgently
Replies: 11
Views: 393

Need replacement timing gear for Essex, urgently

Keep an eye on the FB page, there was a steel set for sale a few days ago £80.
by Oldconn
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Potato clock.
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Potato clock.

Fred goes into a store and asks for a potato clock.
The assistant looks blank: “Sorry, don’t know what you mean”.
“Thass my boss,” explains Fred. “He keep tellin’ me I’m allus late for work at nine o’clock.
“He say that wunt be a problem if I get a potato clock”.
(Think about it ……)
by Oldconn
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Auto 'box bearing removal
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Auto 'box bearing removal

P.S: Alternatively, I have a spare bearing(new) , which I would sell for list price.
by Oldconn
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Auto 'box bearing removal
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Auto 'box bearing removal

Chris, I have an old cover complete with bearing, might be persuaded to part with it :) - who needs it?
by Oldconn
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Se 5a at Goodwood
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Se 5a at Goodwood

I think that's Jan-Eric Wininga's car. He has posted some good videos of his recent Balkan adventure on Facebook.
by Oldconn
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: SE6a Electric Windows
Replies: 36
Views: 2045

SE6a Electric Windows

Same as the SD1 rear windows, apparently.

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