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by Stupopt1
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: “Best” inductive heat gun, impact driver
Replies: 5
Views: 163

“Best” inductive heat gun, impact driver

I use the mains driven impact gun shown below from machinemart, its abit of an animal, nothing has defeated it yet £71. https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clarke-cew1000-electric-impact-wrench/ I've got one of these and they are very powerful, it saved me hours when I was stripping down my Se5 , it's ...
by Stupopt1
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15114

New purchase Se5

yes great event , and car didn't look too bad in primer, I put the stickers on to break up the grey a bit.
:D :D
by Stupopt1
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 8 Ball
Replies: 291
Views: 37959

8 Ball

I was camping in Spay Du Houssay, it's about 2 miles from Arnage village.
is that campsite next to the river ? I think we used to go there , very nice setting and you can walk across the bridge to get fresh croissants.
by Stupopt1
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 8 Ball
Replies: 291
Views: 37959

8 Ball

well done, that's quite an achievement, especially as it was so hot this year.
where were you staying , looks like a nice campsite.
by Stupopt1
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: classic le mans 6-8 July 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1061

classic le mans 6-8 July 2018

here's a photo of mine from this year, with my friends TVR
excellent 5 days ,
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by Stupopt1
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15114

New purchase Se5

after a last minute distributor change and a few tweaks , we made it to Le Mans
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950 miles with just a top up of oil, car ran great, all my hard work definitely paid off
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Unfortunately the Rover SD1 didn't make it , it had to be recovered from just outside Calais
by Stupopt1
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15114

New purchase Se5

yes epoxy but from cans so I've been doing one panel at a time, it's a pretty costly way to do it but I don't have much choice.
by Stupopt1
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15114

New purchase Se5

some more body work done, this grill area took ages to get looking nice
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by Stupopt1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: car in shop
Replies: 17
Views: 1036

GTC photo does anybody know anything about this

someone has syphoned the petrol out already :shock:
by Stupopt1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15114

New purchase Se5

Core plug started weeping , so I had a little scrap around with a screw driver and coolant started pouring out ! I had already changed most of them when the body was off, but I hadn't done the 3 at the front that were covered by the timing gear back plate, so that was my weekend sorted :( still bett...
by Stupopt1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: a few SE5a bits - all sold now. thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 368

a few SE5a bits

have you still got the expansion tank?
by Stupopt1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 5a bits and pieces - gearbox, trim etc
Replies: 8
Views: 467

5a bits and pieces - gearbox, trim etc

Hi have you still got the header expansion tank please ?
by Stupopt1
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15114

New purchase Se5

Still looks quite high - are they fixed length shocks? ETA - well done on the body off resto, I’ve seen dozens abandoned over the years. Further edit - see you in Le Mans :D yes it's on the standard shocks and springs, I did want to get some coil overs to lower it , but will have to wait until late...
by Stupopt1
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 151
Views: 15114

New purchase Se5

it's starting to look presentable, but im not going to get any top coat on before my Lemans trip so will be going in Grey matt
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still got a little more to prep and the interior to go in
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by Stupopt1
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SOLD SOLD SOLD! 1971 Scimitar SE5A for sale, manual transmission, excellent example
Replies: 18
Views: 1955

1971 Scimitar SE5A for sale, manual transmission, excellent example

Whatever it is it looks great.
is it only me but I quite like the vinyl roof , I think it suites the car well.

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