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by chips01
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New member from Norfolk
Replies: 8
Views: 1490

New member from Norfolk

Many thanks to you all, I appreciate your comments. I am sure I am travelling a well used path and am not the first to be doing this so please be patient if I keeps asking nerdy questions . I just know I am going to love this and will also curse it. Trying to keep the work to a minimum at present un...
by chips01
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New member from Norfolk
Replies: 8
Views: 1490

New member from Norfolk

Well. Never been so happy to have purchased a car nor had so much enjoyment in returning her to what she used to be. Reliant Scimitar GTE 6A 1977 With a V6 3 litre Essex engine. I love saying that. Been stood for 18 years. Both doors seized shut and would not open. Passenger door glass smashed. Stee...
by chips01
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Power steering rack
Replies: 4
Views: 411

Power steering rack

Many thanks guys almost exactly as I thought. Will throw some of the red stuff in it and do a leak check. My thoughts are that because of the time standing seals will have dried and perished. At the moment I cannot drive it and it is up on axle stands so best time to do it. Hope I don't have to do w...
by chips01
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Power steering rack
Replies: 4
Views: 411

Power steering rack

Have only just taken delivery of my 1977 GTE 6A and I am slowly working through the list of "Oh Buggers". I searched the forum but not much on reconditioning power steering units at home and fitting seal kit. Mine has stood for 18 years and both ends of the rack are wet and there is no power steerin...
by chips01
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New barn find owner and so chuffed
Replies: 4
Views: 1146

New barn find owner and so chuffed

I have a feeling that this may not be my only listing and I am sure I will need spares and technical support. Saturday 24/08 My new project arrived. Scimitar GTE 6A 3 litre 1977. Been parked up for at least thirteen years but most likely eighteen. Both doors seized solid and will not open. Passenger...

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