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Post by scimjim » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:20 am

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Some here, Victor: http://www.sporting-reliants.com/Prototypes.htm
Not the same car is it?


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Post by philhoward » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:23 am

Maybe the “other” one? Either that, or someone has made a replica. Please enlighten us, rebel alliance!


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Post by David Tew » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:32 am

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Body to turret bolts... Should they be 5/16" UNF or 3/8" please?
5/16 on mine.


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Post by scimjim » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:58 am

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Maybe the “other” one? Either that, or someone has made a replica. Please enlighten us, rebel alliance!
I think they were both badged Ogle weren’t they?


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Post by philhoward » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:19 am

I believe so - that doesn’t mean they were the same though! The one Dave photographed certainly looks nothing like a Coupe engine bay yet the yellow one does. Is the other one still in Denmark?


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Post by rebel alliance » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:07 pm

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Cranleigh classic car show August 2017...Converted by the bloke on the left not long before this i think ?. Engine from it went into a light coloured coupe owned by the bloke on the right.
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Post by rebel alliance » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:08 pm

Oh paint job was new..done in his kitchen by the look of it 😊



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Post by petrolbob » Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:09 pm

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What a superb picture. Is this your car or a photo taken at an event. Daimler V8 looks very much at home there.



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Post by rebel alliance » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:05 pm

No not mine .I think the coupe chassis is based on a Daimler Dart chassis ?



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Post by ScimmyMike » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:15 pm

Photos of the Ogle coupe that was at Curbs in 2014 that I took, it's moved on from the pictures on sporting reliants and has bumpers fitted now it seems
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Post by roymck » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:32 am

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No not mine .I think the coupe chassis is based on a Daimler Dart chassis ?
Dart chassis is based on the Triumph Tr chassis , steering box and not a rack



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Post by philhoward » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:34 am

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No not mine .I think the coupe chassis is based on a Daimler Dart chassis ?
I understood it was a modified Sabre 6 chassis?


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Post by scimjim » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:46 am

The two Ogle coupes were on SP250 chassis but the Scimitar coupe was a (very) modified Sabre chassis.


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Post by David Tew » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:46 am

philhoward wrote:
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No not mine .I think the coupe chassis is based on a Daimler Dart chassis ?
I understood it was a modified Sabre 6 chassis?
My understanding is that the original Ogle (i.e. Rubenstein) Coupe was based on the Dart (SP250) chassis. When Reliant saw it at the 1962 London Motor Show they were surprised how close in dimensions the SP250 chassis was to that of the Sabre 6 so they bought the body design and engineered the Sabre chassis to fit.

(Jim just beat me to it! :) )


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Post by philhoward » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:48 am

Yep - that was my understanding as well - the Ogles are SP250's underneath.


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