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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by DARK STAR » Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:33 pm

It looks better on Minilites, anyway :-)


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by Scimher » Sat Jan 10, 2015 12:10 am

Am hoping to paint the manky set of composites, that I have in the lock-up, green.....



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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by DARK STAR » Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:13 pm

Here's a beaut, and the price is impressive too ...
http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/4938449070.html
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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by Roger Pennington » Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:34 pm

That's interesting, at the weekend someone mentioned to me that they'd seen a green Se6a on wires, in the States - that must be the one :)


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by scimjim » Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:42 pm

Dave P posted it on FB the other day.


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by Roger Pennington » Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:44 pm

There are still a lot of people who don't do FB.....


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by Stephenl » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:11 am

See page 4 of this thread; was on ebay at 6kish and then with a dealer for $12 wearing wolfies. But try and find another in the New Mexico area. It really does seem in excellent condition. Think it got there via a CA owner too.


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Post by Roger Pennington » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:34 am

Stephenl wrote:See page 4 of this thread; was on ebay at 6kish and then with a dealer for $12 wearing wolfies. But try and find another in the New Mexico area. It really does seem in excellent condition. Think it got there via a CA owner too.
So it's PFC is it? It's undergone a lot of work in that case. Did it really need it?


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by Stephenl » Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:42 am

Roger, you are correct to be cautious. I am wrong and jumped to the conclusion based on the colour, it is not the same car. SORRY!!

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Post by Roger Pennington » Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:20 pm

No worries, I was surprised to think that someone might do that much work to a car that was already in that sort of condition, but then, strange things happen sometimes. However those engine bay shots look pretty conclusive :)


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by Stephenl » Thu May 21, 2015 11:13 pm

Here's a sniff of no less than 3 coupe's (or is it 4)in the USA, featuring two chassis numbers, thanks to DARKSTAR and some subsequent sleuthing by me

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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by DARK STAR » Fri May 22, 2015 6:24 am

Well done Stephen.
I wonder if Dan Fromm is still around ...


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by Roger Pennington » Fri May 22, 2015 8:24 pm

DARK STAR wrote:Well done Stephen.
I wonder if Dan Fromm is still around ...
A bit of googling suggests he is :wink:


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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by canadascimdarren » Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:49 pm

Stumbled on this picture on a British Columbia facebook page for old motorcycles. I tried to engage the guy but as yet no reply...anyone familiar?
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Re: North American Scimitars

Post by canadascimdarren » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:56 pm

canadascimdarren wrote:Stumbled on this picture on a British Columbia facebook page for old motorcycles. I tried to engage the guy but as yet no reply...anyone familiar?
This is perplexing. The photo was placed in a Canadian motorcycle fb page. Other people, not just me were curious about the car and asking what it was.
The poster ignored all enquiries about the car and deleted the motorcycle ad and reposted a new one with pics without the Scimitar.
I realise people want privacy for various reasons but this seemed out of character for a Scimitar owner in Canada to not be just a little curious that he was not the only one in the province?
I have the guys name if anyone is interested but will not post it out of respect.....odd.

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