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by scimjim
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5413
Views: 346073

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

In all my years of smoking, Embassy was always white with a red stripe?
by scimjim
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Sill body mount issues.
Replies: 15
Views: 251

Sill body mount issues.

Alan SS1 wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:43 pm
Ok mine is two hole and distance from bottom of sill to top of mount, 120mm (as near as)

for info chassis number < 200 :-)
120mm on a non galv chassis, a galv (CVH mounts only) chassis, a galv Ti chassis and a galv mk1.5 Sabre chassis.
by scimjim
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Sill body mount issues.
Replies: 15
Views: 251

Sill body mount issues.

Well I can confirm that number one has two bolts :shock:

Also explains why body tubs have 3 holes :lol:
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Even if the bolt misses the metal reinforcement :D
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by scimjim
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5413
Views: 346073

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

That’s the second car - it says on the AM page that it was white with red triangles? Sounds like it may have had a few different coats :D Originally ”painted in the same dark blue and gold ‘Sotheby’ colours. The car toured the country to promote the brand but ‘Sotheby’ Cigarettes failed to take off ...
by scimjim
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: SE5a door metalwork
Replies: 1
Views: 52

SE5a door metalwork

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by scimjim
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Sill body mount issues.
Replies: 15
Views: 251

Sill body mount issues.

Numbers 54, 116 and 139 only had one hole too? Will see if I can see number ones mount tomorrow.
by scimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: SS1 Roll hoop.
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Wanted: SS1 Roll hoop.

The club stock new ones - contact club.secretary@rssoc.co.uk
by scimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!
Replies: 141
Views: 15944

Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!

b.c.flat hat wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:06 pm
scimjim wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:30 pm
b.c.flat hat wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:28 pm
It ain't going out o' garage much, just sunny cruisin' days.
Much the same as the RRBT then? :D :D :D :D :D
See yer at Anglesey?

Sorry Brian - I’ll be in twickenham watching the Southern hemisphere seconds Army beat the rock bending surrender monkeys Royal Navy at Rugby :D
by scimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Sill body mount issues.
Replies: 15
Views: 251

Sill body mount issues.

Are there two corresponding holes in the tub - or 3? There’s only one bolt shown in the manual. What chassis number is the donor sill from?
by scimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!
Replies: 141
Views: 15944

Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!

b.c.flat hat wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:28 pm
It ain't going out o' garage much, just sunny cruisin' days.
Much the same as the RRBT then? :D :D :D :D :D
by scimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Middlebridge gear lever
Replies: 32
Views: 1146

Middlebridge gear lever

The type 9 does change with oil type - I think I have Comma SX 75W90 GL4 in the sprint car but you will find lots of opinions including ATF. The other problem is the saddle clamp wearing or breaking up (the plastic clip at the bottom of the stick) and/or wear on the metal parts at the bottom of ...
by scimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Sill body mount issues.
Replies: 15
Views: 251

Sill body mount issues.

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a two bolt type - do you have a picture?
by scimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Lands End Trial 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Lands End Trial 2019

Good luck Alan :D
by scimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: SE6a clearout ... free stuff
Replies: 12
Views: 420

SE6a clearout ... free stuff

Andrew, could I have "Black 6a interior rear panel - unused" please? will see if I can get Dave P to collect for me :D
by scimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Sabres and the MoT
Replies: 15
Views: 445

Sabres and the MoT

What would fail the MOT although the car is 100% street legal ? Having a space saver tyre fitted Space Savers aren't 100% street legal at all, they're for emergency use only with specific limitations imposed. The term "space saver" was removed last year and what it would fail on now, is tyres on th...

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