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by BigBobPilot
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 568
Views: 48786

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

That would have been with the German engine & gearbox in your car then Mikey???
by BigBobPilot
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 551 A race oddity
Replies: 835
Views: 100967

551 A race oddity

As I suggested, nothing has happened to my SS1 yet, but on Sunday, I belatedly put some old wheels & tyre on it for the winter, so the race slicks could be packed away in the dark, without wight on them. The rear wheel / tyre combo is very similar diameter to the racing slick, but the fronts are muc...
by BigBobPilot
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1265
Views: 100466

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Ooh, shiney new bits!
by BigBobPilot
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Free - Formula Renault Michelin competion slick tyres
Replies: 3
Views: 722

Free - Formula Renault Michelin competion slick tyres

GONE.

These are now disposed of at my local tyre shop.
by BigBobPilot
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Other 4 Wheeled Reliants
Topic: Rebel 750
Replies: 61
Views: 2504

Rebel 750

Just paint it, get it sign written, leave the stock running gear in & get back to the race & sprint cars...
by BigBobPilot
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Other 4 Wheeled Reliants
Topic: Rebel 750
Replies: 61
Views: 2504

Rebel 750

Some inspiration for you, the proprietor is a mate of Mark Campbell's:
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by BigBobPilot
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Other 4 Wheeled Reliants
Topic: Rebel 750
Replies: 61
Views: 2504

Rebel 750

With the white revolutions, is the body going to end up gloss white, with a satin black bonnet in homage to your 1st sprint GTE?
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1265
Views: 100466

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

With the rugby going on, I thought you were trying to show a photo of Brian doing the haka, on closer inspection , it says "aka". Nice strong stance ready for a haka rhough!
by BigBobPilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: 2019 SSSC Champion Nick Keyser
Replies: 15
Views: 887

2019 SSSC Champion Nick Keyser

Great, well done Nick.
by BigBobPilot
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1265
Views: 100466

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Ah, it all becomes clear, on both counts.
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1265
Views: 100466

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

From the proposal that is sketched out in the dust on the windscreen, I'm trying to work out what the original problem was? Something to do with hungry caterpillars maybe? There are a few removable things welded together, the struts back from the front armature, to the original chassis cross-member ...
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from new member
Replies: 7
Views: 671

Hello from new member

It's a nice looking car, I hope the fun you might have with it will over-come any minor issues you have along the way (as with any older car).
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1423
Views: 155210

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Private plates generally pass me by, but "off t' pub" is inspired, if liable to encourage a request of a breath sample.
by BigBobPilot
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: ATTEMPTED SCAM on my SST TODAY
Replies: 18
Views: 1514

ATTEMPTED SCAM on my SST TODAY

A guy at work had the same contact & story when advertising his MGB. Honestly!
by BigBobPilot
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1265
Views: 100466

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Oh, that's unfortunate. Helium make the brakes squeak, much like inhaling from a helium balloon.

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