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by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Tips on electrical fault when starting? Before I take it all apart...
Replies: 29
Views: 576

Tips on electrical fault when starting? Before I take it all apart...

Many of us have spares available - new ones can be found cheaper if you shop around.
by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Tips on electrical fault when starting? Before I take it all apart...
Replies: 29
Views: 576

Tips on electrical fault when starting? Before I take it all apart...

This is a small sports as phil mentioned, so there is no ignition relay (or glovebox) :D
by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5189
Views: 257090

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

scimjim wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:32 pm
Saw a yellow mk2 (T reg) Shovitt in Leek today, a Beauford being used for a wedding and a very rough green herald convertible parked up :D
Herald had moved today so I could see the scimitar :-) sorry we didn’t pop in Geoff but I wasn’t driving.
by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SS1 Window Winder Mechanism
Replies: 4
Views: 114

SS1 Window Winder Mechanism

Electric or keep-fit?
by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: cvh specialist - Engine swap advice needed?
Replies: 95
Views: 5468

cvh specialist - Engine swap advice needed?

1.1 & 1.3 only (they’re a different length to the 1600)

Something like this

Finis:- 1653888
Engineering number:- 89SM-6268-BC
by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: SE6 Carb Part required
Replies: 10
Views: 544

SE6 Carb Part required

There’s remanufactured spacers now available from Burtons etc - not cheap though. The PCV (valve) in the rocker cover opens to allow air out and into the inlet manifold.
by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Tips on electrical fault when starting? Before I take it all apart...
Replies: 29
Views: 576

Tips on electrical fault when starting? Before I take it all apart...

As the starter turned and the fuel pump worked, in the spring loaded position 3, you have main power to the switch (brown wire) and it’s contacting correctly in position 3 (white/brown). So check with a multimeter to confirm you’re not getting any power out on the green white in position 1 or the wh...
by scimjim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5189
Views: 257090

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

That’s the one :D
by scimjim
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5189
Views: 257090

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

Saw a yellow mk2 (T reg) Shovitt in Leek today, a Beauford being used for a wedding and a very rough green herald convertible parked up :D
by scimjim
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5189
Views: 257090

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

Blimey - haven’t seen a Magenta Tarragon since the late 80s!
by scimjim
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: GTC production info
Replies: 26
Views: 711

GTC production info

Need pics :D
by scimjim
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: GTC production info
Replies: 26
Views: 711

GTC production info

guybetts wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:07 am
Tan interior is with beige velour seats :)

Guy
I think it’s called mushroom as Mark said :D
by scimjim
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tyre size
Replies: 23
Views: 1050

Tyre size

toolmanchris wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:39 am
hands up them thats going to push their 40 year old classic car over the ton on the road nowdays
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by scimjim
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tyre size
Replies: 23
Views: 1050

Tyre size

SJM wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:48 am
Stick to the standard 185/80 x 14. They are fine!
Do you have an example of a 185/80x14 that isn’t a van tyre, Chinese ditch finder or very expensive reproduction?

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