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Post by td99 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:14 am

Nice one Jim, that calculator could be handy -to say the least!


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Post by scimjim » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:05 pm

Fitted the front inner wings today - sounds easy doesn’t it :D

Then the washer bottle.
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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
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Post by AJL Electronics » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:32 pm

Will that not foul the headlamp pod?


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Post by scimjim » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:48 pm

The pictures a little deceptive - there’s several inches of clearance.


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
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Post by scimjim » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:01 pm

Got a few bits done over the Bank Holiday long weekend - all 4 inner wings riveted onto their outers and fitted, rear light panel finished and fitted (LED bulbs to fit), nose cone alignment finished.

front lights finished off (all LED):
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Screen surround retrimmed:
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heater motor mounted:
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Mirrors rebuilt:
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Brackets made for radiator and fitted, cooling system mocked up (couple of joiners and one pipe to order before final assembly):
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and a bracket mocked up for the expansion tank:
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Which needs totally redesigning as it’s right where the alternator wants to be :D
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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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Post by scimjim » Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:59 pm

New bracket made
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And fuse box cover finished
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Jim King

Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
CURE THE FAULT - NOT THE SYMPTOMS

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Post by scimjim » Sat May 19, 2018 8:27 pm

Now with added exhaust :D




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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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Post by scimjim » Sat May 19, 2018 8:32 pm

Added horns
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And headlights (let’s ignore the LEDs for now :mrgreen: )
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But I finally got fed up with the coolant pipe that comes round the front using the massive (transverse mounting) Engine mount
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so I took it off and ground it down (then decided it needed to look nicer, so rubbed it down again :D
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Also started on the rear wiring (no pics yet) - it’s getting close so I’ll need to write a list soon.


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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Post by efi_sprintgte » Sun May 20, 2018 8:36 am

That’s looking really smart Jim


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Post by scimjim » Sun May 20, 2018 8:38 am

Ta - wish I’d gone with just functional rather than smart though :D


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
CURE THE FAULT - NOT THE SYMPTOMS

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