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by Dave 6726
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5431
Views: 353469

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

scimjim wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:04 am
Citroen C4?
8CV nearer, I think.....
by Dave 6726
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Come on Mr Blair ... give it away ;)
Replies: 3
Views: 857

Come on Mr Blair ... give it away ;)

Rubbish? Whadda they (the Council) mean, 'Rubbish' ?
by Dave 6726
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Lockheed rear drum brakes: How to fit the lower spring from behind?
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Lockheed rear drum brakes: How to fit the lower spring from behind?

I found it helped too, to whittle four little wooden pegs to push in the spring holes to stop the springs jumping out if the tension slackened on them.
by Dave 6726
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SOLD 1973 SE5a GTE fast road or sprint/hillclimb car
Replies: 9
Views: 1611

1973 SE5a GTE fast road or sprint/hillclimb car

B****r! And my inheritance STILL hasn't come through...……………... :cry:
by Dave 6726
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Looking for a project SS1
Replies: 40
Views: 2598

Looking for a project SS1

B****r...…..! Me inheritance hasn't come through yet...… :cry:
by Dave 6726
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: 2ads for sale cars
Replies: 25
Views: 1901

2ads for sale cars

If he's to be believed that the plates are worth what he says, they won't stay on for long anyway! :D
by Dave 6726
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: 2ads for sale cars
Replies: 25
Views: 1901

2ads for sale cars

Indeed. If you look carefully, you'll see it's well lined up with the overriders and the body curve immediately above it. What he might have 'mis'seen' is the optical illusion provided by the highlight to the upper left of the plate; the highlight looks as if it is rising (giving the NP the appearan...
by Dave 6726
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: 2ads for sale cars
Replies: 25
Views: 1901

2ads for sale cars

...how much care and skill does it take to fit a front number plate level?
??
by Dave 6726
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Rear brake drums
Replies: 14
Views: 1943

Rear brake drums

…...took an SE5/coupe drum to Moss International and compared it with a new TR3a drum and they were a different shape completely??? :w
Not square, surely...……..?
Sorry....couldn't find a smilie for hysterical laughter...….

Sorry.....I'll get me coat...…………..
by Dave 6726
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5431
Views: 353469

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

Roger Pennington wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:09 am
I'd go for a frogeye with a different front too
….so would I.
And no external door handles...……..
by Dave 6726
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 1600 SS1 restoration log
Replies: 33
Views: 2641

1600 SS1 engine removal problem/question

Blimey. They obviously hadn't figured how popular the T9 would be! (32yrs for mine, 34 since start).
by Dave 6726
Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 1600 SS1 restoration log
Replies: 33
Views: 2641

1600 SS1 engine removal problem/question

Sorry if this has all been discussed before, but I can't get my head round no drain plug on a Type 9. Were they meant to be sealed for life? If not, what? :shock:
by Dave 6726
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Series 5 - but last year
Replies: 0
Views: 824

Series 5 - but last year

Somebody sent me this photo taken at the 32nd Hunton Steam Gathering over the weekend of 9th and 10th September 2017. Clipped the end of the Scim.
Anybody here?
by Dave 6726
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5431
Views: 353469

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

Dave 6726 wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:41 pm

I 'd thought Airstream only ever did motorhomes...
…...and caravans. :mrgreen:
by Dave 6726
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: You learn something new every day
Replies: 8
Views: 786

You learn something new every day

That's all I needed to know: I'm a typical man...……..!
(I've had a manual in the box file for 13 years, and still never read it cover to cover. Ho hum) :roll:

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