The Blue Bomber

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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:40 pm

Had mine done at a place in Horncastle, he’s done a few Scimitar’s now! Cost me £2.5k and he did all the work (I did the disassembly) it is a decent spray job but took a while!

But I agree with Mike,I think speedy is just about the Best Paint a scim can get, it’s just a pain he’s so far away from us!


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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:13 am

turbster wrote:
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Looking good Luke... and I thought it was going to be ‘the fonz’ :lol:
Maybe that would be more suiting? ;)


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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:49 pm

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Need to give it a slight polish and away we go!


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Post by Roger Pennington » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:01 pm

Looks good, Luke! :D


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Post by metalmoth » Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:55 pm

That looks the business. I love the little details and those wheels too


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Post by reliant-reviver » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:38 am

Looks very nicely turned out, you have certainly done well Luke.

For me there is something not quite right with the way the wheel and tyre combo sits. Out of interest what are the size specs? Excuse me if already stated!


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Post by turbster » Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:40 pm

reliant-reviver wrote:
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Looks very nicely turned out, you have certainly done well Luke.

For me there is something not quite right with the way the wheel and tyre combo sits. Out of interest what are the size specs? Excuse me if already stated!
Wheels look good position/offset wise, so I think it may be the 195/50's that look different to the normal higher profile tyres on a GTE? Good choice of tyre as the reduced diameter will of course allow better use of the gear ratios, better acceleration and lower C of G. I just swapped from 205/60 to 205/50 and big change in sidewall height made the car look strange for a few days for the same reason..
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Post by 1969SE5 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:49 pm

I have gone 205/55/15, think it looks pretty good, and as previously stated, better for acceleration etc.....


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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:45 pm

Thanks guys, yup, they are 205/50/15’s which makes it look a little queer at first, but you soon get used to it, it’s amazing how much difference a set of decent rubber will make to the ride, I’m sporting uniroyal RS3’s and it grips like Sh*t!


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Post by MikeyBikey » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:26 pm

Car looks great. Orange would have swung it but blue ain’t bad :D :D :D


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