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by noel6071
Fri Apr 29, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Scimitar won't start
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Scimitar won't start

Thanks I have ordered new points and noticed the coil that was put in some time back was a standard 12 volt coil but the old original one that used to be in it was a ballast coil, there is a black and white wire coming from the solenoid would this be a ballast wire ? This wire isn't connected to the...
by noel6071
Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Scimitar won't start
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Scimitar won't start

Hello Folks, I have a 1975 Scimitar SE5a which turns but won't start. The car has been idle for a couple of years, there was new petrol put in, and also bypassed the tank with a can of new petrol but she still won't go. I changed the plug leads and rotor, there is spark coming to the distributor but...
by noel6071
Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Advice on repairing cracks on body of Scimitar
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Advice on repairing cracks on body of Scimitar

Hello Folks, just looking for some advice on the best way in repairing some cracks that have appeared on the bonnet of my Reliant Scimitar SE5, there is also slight cracks on the front wings, the rest of the body is perfect, is there any special resin to use in repairing these or would the standard ...
by noel6071
Thu Jan 01, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Query on engine conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 7304

Re: Query on engine conversion

Thanks Jim, with the rover v8 is the gearbox a straight forward fit? I want a fairly straight forward conversion if possible with minimal body modifications
by noel6071
Thu Jan 01, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Query on engine conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 7304

Re: Query on engine conversion

Thanks for that info folks, what be the most straight forward conversion if any?
by noel6071
Thu Jan 01, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Query on engine conversion
Replies: 64
Views: 7304

Query on engine conversion

Hello folks, just looking for advice on changing the engine of my se5a, I would like to know would a 2.9 cologne engine be a good replacement, my scimitar is not running, but when it was I always found the engine just too sluggish and want to be able use the car more often and have better mpg, many ...

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