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by Stupopt1
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 159
Views: 18315

New purchase Se5

Gets a bit tiresome on long journeys though. Is the budget there for a new longlife (or similar) stainless system? They’ll make it as loud and deep as you want. Unfortunately not at the moment, I want new adjustable suspension first, then spray job , so minimal spend. Maybe I'll try something that ...
by Stupopt1
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 159
Views: 18315

New purchase Se5

Hi All, I have been driving my car around for while now and would like the exhaust note to be a little louder, I have a stainless aftermarket exhaust (don't know what make , it was on the car when I bought it) it has 2 boxes per side, a larger one under the front seats, and a smaller round tube boxe...
by Stupopt1
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Dash leds...
Replies: 44
Views: 1928

Dash leds...

Looks great , another job to add to the list :shock:
by Stupopt1
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Saffron Walden Car show 12/08/18
Replies: 0
Views: 168

Saffron Walden Car show 12/08/18

Had a great day in Saffron Walden yesterday, very good turn out considering the forecast, and luckily the forecast turned out to be wrong :lol:
My Le Mans Classic compatriots made it too.
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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: 7
Views: 434

“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: 159
Views: 18315

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: 292
Views: 40768

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: 292
Views: 40768

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: 1548

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: 159
Views: 18315

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: 159
Views: 18315

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: 159
Views: 18315

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: 1491

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: 159
Views: 18315

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: 549

a few SE5a bits

have you still got the expansion tank?

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