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by BigBobPilot
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 551 A race oddity
Replies: 912
Views: 126914

551 A race oddity

I think it can all go. I I don't need or want the thermostat by-pass, the stat is permanently open & I want all coolant to go through the rad, I don't need throttle body heating (for cold weather) & I have no heater take-off and the aforementioned oil to air water cooler in place of the oil to water...
by BigBobPilot
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 924
Views: 88355

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

That's a big tub of fruit jelly you have on the floor to sustain you through gearbox removal!
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 551 A race oddity
Replies: 912
Views: 126914

551 A race oddity

I temporarily dropped the old engine with gearbox in to the car to make some measurements & check the alignment of the gear lever to the gear lever hole in the tunnel. 20200809_145755.jpg The B&M shifter is rewards of the standard location, but it is still just clear of the chassis. I don't think it...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

There's a start, I've exhausted my obvious info & photos for now.
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

Previous RSSOC champs at Prescott in 2016, covering from earliest 1990 to latest 2013 & covering 12 separate years:
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Left to Right: Craig Hughes Mike Thompson, Garry Cox, Ben Gough, Trevor Shortt
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

Re. Yellow brick, If anyone is on Facebook, the person to ask for info. is Garry Cox, he used to help Les Trafford out when he was a kid, with Yellow brick & subsequently his single seaters. Garry lives down the road from me, I’ll text him in the morning. Ask him about 1980 & 81 too, he might just ...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

Modified class winners at the awards dinner in 2002, when Pete Brown won the championship, all future champions. I don't have a photo of Pete with the trophy: 2002_mod-class_awards.jpg Left to right: John Milligan (2002 class winner, 2003 champion); Ben Gough (2002 2nd in class, 2009 champion); Garr...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

Another championship group, (past & future at the time) taken at Anglesey in 2007: Sept 2007 043.jpg Left to right: Chris Eades (2007 & 2008), Craig Hughes (2006 & 2014), Ben Gough (2009), Chris Eades' Dad (not an RSSOC champion), Paul Turnbull (2005) Also Anglesey 2007, Paul Turnbull in his later "...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

A line up of championship winning coupes at Wiscombe in 2006: Image016.jpg Foreground Olde Blue NVS 165G (1990, 92, 94, 95 all with Mike Thompson, he still owns it) Behind is CRE 801E (1988, 89 both with John Asquith, owned by Steve Abercrombie in 2006) In the background WPL 349G (1982, Tony Penfold...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

Garry Cox 2004 champ:

At his second home, Prescott, in 2005
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Curborough circa 2002:
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by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

I was beaten to the 2004 championship by Garry Cox, where he put on a masterful display of wet driving at Castle Combe, I then sold my Modified class car & started driving Iain (Danny) Daniels Supercharged GTE, here is Danny shaking my hand as I sit on his car, after beating his Prescott hill record...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

Re. Yellow brick, If anyone is on Facebook, the person to ask for info. is Garry Cox, he used to help Les Trafford out when he was a kid, with Yellow brick & subsequently his single seaters.
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

John Milligan, 2003 champ at Bentwaters in 2006 Bentwaters-John.jpg Photo by a young Becky Cox. The car OEL 603M has had a very long competition history, If someone reminds me of the first owner, I'll edit this, it was raced & hillclimbed, then bought & campaigned by John Milligan for a number of ye...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Scimitar Speed Champions
Replies: 57
Views: 659

Scimitar Speed Champions

AMOC Curborough 2004 future champions:
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Ben Gough 2009, Craig Hughes 2006 & 2014, Garry Cox 2004

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