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Post by CNHSS1 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:13 am

Removable front and rear clamshells is the plan :D


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Post by philhoward » Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:31 am

Quick release and easily replaceable....

Either that or getting confused with an RS200..
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Post by CNHSS1 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:21 am

No matter how much i modify a scim, its a strecth to compare to a GrpB RS200, but i lik your thinking Phil :mrgreen:

Wonder if i can get a turbod BDT in the back and 4wd? :?: how hard can it be??!! Pass me the tape mesure and hold my beer.. :lol:


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Post by BigBobPilot » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:43 am

CNHSS1 wrote:
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No matter how much i modify a scim, its a strecth to compare to a GrpB RS200
Both assembled ar Reliant...


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Post by philhoward » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:06 am

BigBobPilot wrote:
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CNHSS1 wrote:
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No matter how much i modify a scim, its a strecth to compare to a GrpB RS200
Both assembled ar Reliant...
That’s the reason I picked the RS200 :mrgreen:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:54 pm

BigBobPilot wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:43 am
CNHSS1 wrote:
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No matter how much i modify a scim, its a strecth to compare to a GrpB RS200
Both assembled ar Reliant...
Sabre and SS1 were thrown together underarm... :lol:


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Post by Roger Pennington » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:37 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:
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And as if to prove that the mono bodies can promote corrosion, see the dirt trap between chassis B post and rear clam/arch. 20 years of dirty water and stones :shock:
It's not just a mono-body problem - my SS1 had a large lump of silt in the B-post bottom (on both LHS and RHS). I suspect that's why it's a bit of a rot spot, especially on a non-galv one.

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Post by CNHSS1 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:26 pm

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Post by philhoward » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:30 pm

That’s one way to shave a few kg out of it I guess..


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:44 pm

Plagirising Ben Goughs build :mrgreen:


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Post by BigBobPilot » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:08 pm

Well, I plagiarized bits of Batmobile, bits from other cars on this forum & bits from Big Bob & my Marcos, amongst others. I think it's all very reciprocal.

My suspension mods are yet to come, which funnily enough, based on our conversations, may look similar to what you've just done.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:42 am

To be fair, the ideas were collaborative, just in this instance i got them made first whilst you were welding a jag from headlight to tailight

Now i can see rear end need to start mocking up


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Post by Corky » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:56 am

Looking forward to seeing the end product.

Seeing all that spaghetti reminds me that we've got some mince in the fridge.........


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:32 pm

Corky wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:56 am
Looking forward to seeing the end product.

Seeing all that spaghetti reminds me that we've got some mince in the fridge.........
:lol: :lol: what time will it be ready? I can be there in an hour... :lol:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:37 pm

Corky wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:56 am
Looking forward to seeing the end product.

Seeing all that spaghetti reminds me that we've got some mince in the fridge.........
And I thought the latest thing in Cheshire was to be vegan....

Anyways, Craig are you intending to compete this season


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