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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by Corky » Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:58 am

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swoakes wrote:I did have a look at my paint can; Mazda Brave blue is the name of the colour. I'll get you the code. It looks very close to yours going by that photo.
"Brave Blue" ....... how about that for a name :wink:
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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:47 pm

I wasnt a fan of the wheels but they have grown on me, might have even polish it before curbs too, must sit down, ive come over all cheshire lol

MOT passed :-)

Advisaries on corrosion on structure (front armature) and front brakes hoses slight deterioration. Test guy said they have to out that unless they are shiny, nowt to be concerned with :-)

Cheers Stew 8)

Not drivn it yet, ned to tax it and away we go :-)

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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:53 pm

nickkeyser wrote:Look like Volvo calipers on SS1 uprights? Must have an adapter in there. The APs going on there?

Looks really smart. Bet it surprises people on the road!

I must admit, the wheels are pretty Cheshire, needs red brake drums.
Think Stw said discs are 285mm merc discs on ss1 uprights (not chuv-it) with volvo calipers. APs are forthe racer only, this is my roadie Nick :-)


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by philhoward » Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:54 pm

I recall them being off some obscure 4WD Merc derivative?


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:05 pm

Just been and bought a new harness 3" 6 point but can be used as 4/5/6 point, 2 miles from work £43!!! Even had choices of colours! Has aero buckle and not fia or any other markings that I can see, intend tokeep std belts as well for daily use, harnesses are a bit max power on the road


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:59 pm

Leccy fia cut off and towing eye straps arrived today :-)


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by Corky » Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:33 pm

It's all coming together nicely. Well done on the MOT. Roll on Loton Park !


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:54 pm

Off on stag weekend in the morning so no playing with the car ovr the weekend, but will get taxed monday and drive for the first time :-)


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by swoakes » Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:59 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:I wasnt a fan of the wheels but they have grown on me, might have even polish it before curbs too, must sit down, ive come over all cheshire lol

MOT passed :-)

Advisaries on corrosion on structure (front armature) and front brakes hoses slight deterioration. Test guy said they have to out that unless they are shiny, nowt to be concerned with :-)

Cheers Stew 8)

Not drivn it yet, ned to tax it and away we go :-)

Lotons on boys!
Excellent nice one!


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by turbster » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:34 pm

reliant-reviver wrote:Does Stew still stand by that choice in wheels?

Sorry but they are hideous.
Sure he still can't sleep at night after choosing them :wink: :lol:

They look fine to me, as does the rest and I can't wait to see it in action!!

Nice one Craig....


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:48 pm

Cheers Chaps :-)


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by greeny » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:44 pm

Still no pics Craig we have had more of the naked racer you are building. Get with the Cheshire polish and pic :D


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by Oaksey » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:47 pm

;)
CNHSS1 wrote:Few pics

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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:57 pm

See the legendary Dave Pooles site, about 2/5ths way down

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Re: Sabre Turbo racer

Post by greeny » Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:02 pm

Thanks both :D have seen the pics on Daves site. But we like pics :D I must have missed the above! :oops: Have been at work and out making my C more Cheshire :shock:


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