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by PeteScim
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: windy window transplant
Replies: 3
Views: 206

windy window transplant

Thanks Jim
by PeteScim
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: windy window transplant
Replies: 3
Views: 206

windy window transplant

So lost the plot with leccy windows, anyway all real classic sports cars should have windy's picked up two complete doors with working windy mech's from a very nice gent today, tells me his SS1 expert (wonder who that is Phil) says transplant is doable, so anybody out there done it and any advice or...
by PeteScim
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: engine oil
Replies: 5
Views: 268

engine oil

Thanks, had a good chat with classic oils man at NEC thinking of using their 20/50 for GTE instead of Millars as its cheaper and probably just as good, 20/50 bit thick for hydrolic tappets so as she doesn't use oil or smoke will probably stick with 10/40
by PeteScim
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: engine oil
Replies: 5
Views: 268

engine oil

Sorry for revisiting old points but wife now using car (1600) for short commute so intend to change oil more frequently, local factors mineral oil now getting expensive and he has to order it in says why not go semi as he says as do Halfords that's now recommended, Halfords 10/40 semi much cheaper t...
by PeteScim
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Clueless1 SS1
Replies: 165
Views: 1610

Headlamps

whats the best upgrade our are not very bright
by PeteScim
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: HARD TOP WOES
Replies: 5
Views: 711

HARD TOP WOES

So we are saying I have to dig the captive that's in there out, anybody done it, how deep is it in what's best tool to do it etc
by PeteScim
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: HARD TOP WOES
Replies: 5
Views: 711

HARD TOP WOES

Swapped hood for HT on wife's Car today, the bolt that secures the N/S clamp rotates with the captive what ever it is inside HT, assume its a captive nut embedded in fibreglass, anybody cured this without digging it out.
by PeteScim
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: WHEEL NUTS
Replies: 2
Views: 483

WHEEL NUTS

The books I have say earlier models 40-45 lbf ft, as different wheels were available where can I get Torque for PA alloy's please
by PeteScim
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: No overdrive, so what would you do?
Replies: 23
Views: 1507

No overdrive, so what would you do?

My 5 is the first Ive had without overdrive and I find the change much nicer, don't miss OD as much as I thought I would, its got Auto diff bty
by PeteScim
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: WHEEL REFURBISHMENT
Replies: 6
Views: 673

WHEEL REFURBISHMENT

Thanks all had a feeling they wouldn't look right gloss
by PeteScim
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: WHEEL REFURBISHMENT
Replies: 6
Views: 673

WHEEL REFURBISHMENT

Does anybody know if the black on Princess Anne Alloys would have been gloss when they left the factory.
by PeteScim
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Scimitar SS1 1600 - breaking
Replies: 15
Views: 1622

Scimitar SS1 1600 - breaking

In a pickle with both windows passenger had wiring converted to accept montego switch but switch u/s and cannot find another, drivers suddenly stopped working tried fuses think it might be switch, was tempted to convert to wind ups but wife's car and she's not keen on the idea plus not sure how diff...
by PeteScim
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Scimitar SS1 1600 - breaking
Replies: 15
Views: 1622

Scimitar SS1 1600 - breaking

Electric or windy windows ?
by PeteScim
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: HELP !!!! REAR FOG
Replies: 27
Views: 2191

HELP !!!! REAR FOG

Yes I think you are correct Roger, the car now has an MOT so reprieve for another year, someone one facebook has offered spare O/S cluster just waiting for him to get back to me, got it working by moving wires around until it stayed on when bumper rehung after several attempts, then drove slowly mis...
by PeteScim
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: HELP !!!! REAR FOG
Replies: 27
Views: 2191

HELP !!!! REAR FOG

Having said that if anybody has a spare O/S cluster for sale it would be a lot easier

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