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by ginotonico5A
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Classic Days 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 228

Classic Days 2020

Plenty of advance notice
Just in case there might be any interest, UK or Europe?
by ginotonico5A
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Cream or white SE6 in Suffolk
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Cream or white SE6 in Suffolk

Cream or off White SE6 type driving in Haverhill
Friday 9th Aug mid morning.
Lady driver with young passenger.
I was so surprised it had disappeared before I could get the reg!
Anyone know it?
Gino
by ginotonico5A
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Classic Days 2019 Le Mans Bugatti
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Classic Days 2019 Le Mans Bugatti

Hi Roger and thanks for the comments. Ford P68/F3L It may be chassis 003. Did 001 survive? 002 was sold at Goodwood last year for almost £512,000! It was looking immaculate in fresh paint and with wing mirrors. This one which I was surprised to see sported the original single roof top mirror and loo...
by ginotonico5A
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Classic Days 2019 Le Mans Bugatti
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Classic Days 2019 Le Mans Bugatti

Classic Days 2019 Le Mans Bugatti Lots of action and plenty of interesting cars, more than 1000 cars on the track for the Sunday parade. The move from Magny-Cours in May with unpredictable weather to the Sarthe in the middle of a heat wave was both good and bad. Le Mans Bugatti is larger with not mu...
by ginotonico5A
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Classic Days 2019 NEW VENUE
Replies: 24
Views: 3779

Classic Days 2019 NEW VENUE

One Scimitar now booked in on the Classic Days website.


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Well done Patrice, see you there!
John
by ginotonico5A
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: 28rh Circuit Historique de Laon
Replies: 4
Views: 589

28rh Circuit Historique de Laon

Well done, pleased to know you enjoyed it there.

Anyone else going to Classic Days, Bugatti?
It's only a few weeks away.

John
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by ginotonico5A
Thu May 16, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5541
Views: 395211

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

Morris Minor AA van on a French auto-route!!!!!

As seen Tuesday on top deck, as part of "transporter convoy" on A26 just north of Reims, with lots and lots of other very interesting vehicles.

En route to Coys auction Chiswick House Saturday 18th May

John
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by ginotonico5A
Fri May 10, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: How not to advertise your SS1
Replies: 1
Views: 459

How not to advertise your SS1

Seen on EBay but only by chance!!!!!!!1

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/car/20267205 ... ctupt=true
by ginotonico5A
Sat May 04, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Shows and Events
Topic: Auto Optic 2000 (picture heavy)
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Auto Optic 2000 (picture heavy)

Weds 1st May, Paray Le Monial The Optic 2000 2019 edition hit town on its way from Dijon to Lyon, in true French fashion it arrived late with long gaps between cars, but the weather was fine, hot sunshine all afternoon. Support cars were almost all Ferrari, nice job if you can get one. The local boy...
by ginotonico5A
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: General European Chat
Topic: Cylinder heads at Leclerc
Replies: 1
Views: 794

Cylinder heads at Leclerc

Easter Monday / Lundi Paques Leclerc Hypermarche, Champfleury, Reims I had arranged to deliver the NOS oval port heads to Aymeric while on our way to chez nous in Burgundy and he on the way back to Paris, mid afternoon. 3.15pm Just stopped at a quiet spot in the huge car park when the mobile rang an...
by ginotonico5A
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Essex Oval Port heads New Unused
Replies: 7
Views: 2534

Essex Oval Port heads New Unused

Now SOLD exported to France
by ginotonico5A
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Chassis section RH side A post wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 714

Chassis section RH side A post wanted

Hi Erik
I will be cutting up an old SS1 chassis next month
I think both of the A post may be ok but need to check
Location near Cambridge
PM me if interested
John
by ginotonico5A
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SE6a french wake up after a long sleep
Replies: 41
Views: 3161

SE6a french wake up after a long sleep

Sump Plug This was covered many, many, many years ago in Slice. Almost 20 years ago the Imperial thread on the sump stripped, following the advice in Slice I removed the sump, bought a Cologne sump plug + plastic washer, borrowed a metric tap (cannot remember the size) cut a new tread, simple job ev...
by ginotonico5A
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Are you having trouble starting?
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Are you having trouble starting?

Here is the answer from Australia!

Not sure how often they get to -65 😎

G'Day all


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by ginotonico5A
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Classic Days 2019 NEW VENUE
Replies: 24
Views: 3779

Classic Days 2019 NEW VENUE

Looking at the website I can't seem to find how much tracktime you get for your money. The last time I was on the silverstone G P circuit I had 3 hours for that price + one set of pads & two tyres! I am still in France and just found the programme for 2014, which lists six x 20 minute track session...

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