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by cannonball
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Red Scimitar in the Greenock /Gourock area
Replies: 0
Views: 60

Red Scimitar in the Greenock /Gourock area

My youngster spotted this the other day, seemingly it's always parked there. Apologies for the crap photo but it wisnae me.
by cannonball
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Some random SE6 bits free to collector
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Some random SE6 bits free to collector

Too far away for me too but i could certainly use the glove pocket liner and a diff.
by cannonball
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Drivers seat wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Drivers seat wanted

Anybody got a blue drivers seat for a gte 6a?

preferably north of hadrians wall cos that's about as far as I would want to travel to pick up due to my location.
by cannonball
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: It's a long way from home
Replies: 1
Views: 139

It's a long way from home

Spotted yesterday on Harbour Road inverness.
by cannonball
Thu May 24, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Vintage Day, Newtonmore, off the A9 near Aviemore, Sunday 27th May
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Vintage Day, Newtonmore, off the A9 near Aviemore, Sunday 27th May

Might take a look down the road on Sunday depending on the weather, good excuse to visit the folk museum too.
by cannonball
Wed May 23, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Spegru SE6a
Replies: 193
Views: 10494

Spegru SE6a

Bucket.
by cannonball
Wed May 23, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Vintage Day, Newtonmore, off the A9 near Aviemore, Sunday 27th May
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Vintage Day, Newtonmore, off the A9 near Aviemore, Sunday 27th May

Think I will wait for Grantown show, it's just over the Dava for me and hopefully it will have an mot by then.
by cannonball
Sun May 20, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Crankshaft rear oil seal
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Crankshaft rear oil seal

Back underneath today and it was off with the clutch and flywheel, no sign of a groove although there is a slight mark. Need to get a gasket for the retainer tomorrow before I proceed any further.
by cannonball
Mon May 14, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Crankshaft rear oil seal
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Crankshaft rear oil seal

I've not had the time to grovel about underneath but I have a new crankshaft seal, sump gasket and another sump as the old one had a wee leak.
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One of these days I will get the hang of attaching photos.

fixed - just upload it to the forum.
by cannonball
Sun May 13, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Yellow Scimitar in Inverness
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Yellow Scimitar in Inverness

Spotted it yesterday on Millburn Road as it was waiting in a queue with other classics, WEV???S, if you are on these pages I was in the white Passat that tooted. Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to take any pics but my son got this one. https://www.flickr.com/photos/136638908@N07/27231124807/in/d...
by cannonball
Wed May 02, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Chinese 38Dgas Copies
Replies: 8
Views: 598

Chinese 38Dgas Copies

If it's anything like a cheapo v8 distributor that I bought years ago the screws will be made of steel as soft as cheese and it will leak, the ignition amp on the distributor lasted about 200 miles and for some reason it managed to pull oil up into the body which then dripped out a drain hole. Threw...
by cannonball
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Crankshaft rear oil seal
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Crankshaft rear oil seal

Thanks for the info gents, tomorrow I will wriggle underneath and have a right good look and if necessary take the clutch and flywheel off to make sure. The nightmare continues.
by cannonball
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Crankshaft rear oil seal
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Crankshaft rear oil seal

Whilst I was lying under the car pushing and shoving the gearbox back into position ready to heave it upwards I spotted a small oil drip on the bottom of that big plate at the back of the engine. :( Not wanting to go through the nightmare of ripping it all out again I thought it would better to repl...
by cannonball
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 5a Thrust bearing
Replies: 4
Views: 332

5a Thrust bearing

If it's the same as the one in the last photos below then Mark gtcse8 is the man to contact. My car has a bit of an oddball mix and he managed to sort out something for me.
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