Irish Se6 restoration.

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Re: Irish Se6 restoration.

Post by scimjim » Sun May 21, 2017 5:45 pm

Just linked this to a post on Facebook offering the arch panels for free.


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Post by PeterJeffree » Sun May 21, 2017 5:47 pm

justfur wrote:
I am also missing the four front panels that fit inside the wheels to cover/hide the suspension, does anyone have a set?
I have a set, or at least what looks like a set - take a look at the photo on the RSSOC Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/5102321 ... 3710756726
Let me know if they are what you need



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Re: Irish Se6 restoration.

Post by justfur » Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:07 pm

Dragged the whole lot to my local show a couple of weeks ago, luckily it was only a few miles.
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Finally finished the last of the sanding, all the brown is now gone to God!
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Cleaned out what was rattling around inside the bonnet, I don't know if I've found a new species of vermin in Ireland that gathers wire mesh to make it's nest, or is this something that Relaint put inside the bonnet cavity?
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Re: Irish Se6 restoration.

Post by AJL Electronics » Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:24 pm

That is the RFI screening mesh.


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Post by Roger Pennington » Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:28 pm

Yes, it's the reason why there should usually be an earthing braid connected to the bonnet hinges :)


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Post by DarrylWebb » Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:27 pm

justfur wrote:Dragged the whole lot to my local show a couple of weeks ago, luckily it was only a few miles.
I like that. Project-in-progress displays work well at shows. I bet it got some attention.


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Re: Irish Se6 restoration.

Post by justfur » Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:34 am

DarrylWebb wrote:
justfur wrote:Dragged the whole lot to my local show a couple of weeks ago, luckily it was only a few miles.
I bet it got some attention.
Apparently it did! I was parking cars for most of the day but it was beside the Millers Oils stand (that's where I got the epoxy sealer for the underside and I told them if they wanted to show an example of their wares to send any punters over for a look) and they said there was lots of interest.

Tub is now at the paint shop, so I probably won't see it again before Christmas........unless he needs a hand!


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Post by justfur » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:08 pm

Well Chrimbo has been.......and gone.

I've given a good few days preping the car at the body shop, with a little help from the expert, more sanding, scotched, degreased and masked off it was rolled gracefully on it's 4" wheels into the paint booth just before Christmas.
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I'm beginning to loath pink.....

We had sealed the booth to make it relatively airtight and placed a dehumidifier in with the car, and a few bits of timber, some carpet and anything else he could find that needed drying :? . Sucessfully pulled out a gallon or two of water from somewhere, it would have been handy if the bucket he used to dump the water into wasn't beside the dehumidifier, but there you go.

And as of last night it got a coat of epoxy primer, I'm going on the tear to celebrate :pint I only took the car over to him at the end of May, no point in rushing you'll only make mistakes (I don't have to rush to manage that).

Waiting patiently for it's buddy is the chassis (with it's ultra slim pancake air filter :) ):
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Post by cannonball » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:03 pm

What's that gauge on top of the power steering pump?



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Post by justfur » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:19 pm

cannonball wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:03 pm
What's that gauge on top of the power steering pump?
Oil pressure gauge, see: https://www.scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/vie ... =1&t=37129


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Post by gtcse8 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:21 pm

Looking good Justin.

Did you manage to get a set of inner wing splash panels?, I have found a set here and could drop them into the large box I will have to make for your imminent shipment of parts.

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Post by DarrylWebb » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:06 pm

That rolling chassis looks lovely. Great work.


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