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by scimjim
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ss1 wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Ss1 wanted

sounds like a great excuse for a great road trip :-)
by scimjim
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Auto box change.
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Auto box change.

welcome :D auto to manual and vice versa have been done on all models of GTE - simplest is to pick up a breaker with your choice of box, then you have everything you need. Otherwise it's generally pedal box, gearbox, flywheel, spigot bearing, clutch, a little wiring if it's the overdrive and sometim...
by scimjim
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ss1 wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Ss1 wanted

Did you sell this one Danny, or was it rotten?

nice Ti may still be for sale here?
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Rocker Switch Symbols Re-worked
Replies: 36
Views: 2853

Rocker Switch Symbols Re-worked

ah - you've just answered my PM :-)

I think I still have your details, if so I'll send a cheque this week.
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Classic/Vintage Scimitar GTE SE5/a racing
Replies: 4
Views: 90

Classic/Vintage Scimitar GTE SE5/a racing

are you building a race look road car or a roadgoing race car?

If it's going to be raced the specific regulations will dictate the modifications allowed.

FIA papers for SE5 here
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 5a parts for sale - Norfolk
Replies: 6
Views: 150

5a parts for sale - Norfolk

replied. providing the matrix isn't leaking and has flow, consider it sold.
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: A bit of bad news for me...
Replies: 3
Views: 148

A bit of bad news for me...

Sorry to hear that Trev - keep fighting.
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 5a parts for sale - Norfolk
Replies: 6
Views: 150

5a parts for sale - Norfolk

List/pics of 8 tracks please Si :-)

I’ll ask for first dibs on heater for Rev Light too please.

If you’re in work anytime soon we’ll have to grab a coffee?
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Quiz time
Replies: 400
Views: 5482

Quiz time

Was going to replace the Sabre - Links to Venturi and Bugatti too :D
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Protech Springs and fully adjustable dampers
Replies: 11
Views: 169

Protech Springs and fully adjustable dampers

Protech are fantastic to deal with - proper small British company on a trading estate. They have racks full of spacers and will swap and change end fittings for next to nothing. If I didn’t have new dampers on 8 ball already, I’d snap these up.
by scimjim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned
Replies: 47
Views: 1562

Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned

gtcse8 wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:00 am
scimjim wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:23 am
The whole body from the A post forward is longer than standard, so John C must have had a bodyshell modified at Reliant to fit?
Are you sure Jim??
No, I’m not (having never seen the car) - and I can’t remember who told me but I think it was Dave after he first saw the car in 2012.
by scimjim
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned
Replies: 47
Views: 1562

Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned

I imagine off the shelf standard parts were used/modified to fit when it was made into a road car. It has an underbonnet spare so must use a very similar arrangement?
by scimjim
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: "I thought I'd just put the brakes together and drive it"...
Replies: 959
Views: 64395

"I thought I'd just put the brakes together and drive it"...

Why have you got inner tubes?

Bill is always busy :D
by scimjim
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned
Replies: 47
Views: 1562

Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned

Some pics from Dave showing the heavily modified chassis. Nothing inside the side rails, forward of the trailing arm mount tube, is standard.
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