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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:33 pm

That's a shame, when are you aiming to have the car ready?


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:13 am

I'm not, itll be done when it's done. I was chatting with Brian I my garage the other night and it sort of became clear I want the car to be right, or at least the issues and compromises sorted with it before it gets used properly. It has loads of power but the handling is lacking, the weights wrong, the wiring needs ripping out and doing again etc and my current interest, the front end, re-doing, then I'd be happier


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Post by nickkeyser » Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:06 am

Glad to hear it 👍 it’s got the potential to be batmobile beating.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:47 pm

Thats the problem, Batty was far more effective than I ever realised, even with 100hp more most venues I cant get near Batmobiles times


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:14 pm

maybe you should move this one on and build another bat?


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Post by MrGoldtop1960 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:18 pm

Hi Craig,
So glad to hear you’ve not thrown the towel in on the Sabre and sticking around the Scimitar scene! :D
Catch up at Curbs and in the meantime, ponder your next move in sorting the car out to your satisfaction.
(If I was a little closer, I’d offer some motivational help in the form of holding a few spanners for you, making the coffee and polishing stuff, but nearly 3 hours is just a little too far away....)
Good luck matey!
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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:11 pm

Dcrosby13 wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:14 pm
maybe you should move this one on and build another bat?
No interest from anyone when I looked to sell the car Darryl, so will stick with it for now :-)


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Post by BigBobPilot » Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:11 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:57 pm
...but also due to being inspired by Ben's circuit racer SS1 project...
Presumably being inspired by how long it's taking me to build!


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:43 pm

MrGoldtop1960 wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:18 pm
Hi Craig,
So glad to hear you’ve not thrown the towel in on the Sabre and sticking around the Scimitar scene! :D
Catch up at Curbs and in the meantime, ponder your next move in sorting the car out to your satisfaction.
(If I was a little closer, I’d offer some motivational help in the form of holding a few spanners for you, making the coffee and polishing stuff, but nearly 3 hours is just a little too far away....)
Good luck matey!
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Thanks Kev :D see you at Curbs mate


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:46 pm

BigBobPilot wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:11 pm
CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:57 pm
...but also due to being inspired by Ben's circuit racer SS1 project...
Presumably being inspired by how long it's taking me to build!
Haha, no. Generally others have nicked my ideas, so nice to have your car to pinch ideas off :mrgreen: although mine will always have more tywraps and tank tape than yours :lol: couldn't be arsed to spend as much time and effort asbyouve done making lovely little brackets, I'd go mad! Mine is more the 'Scrapheap Challenge' version :lol: :lol:


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