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by Don Ricardo
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Power Steering for Se5A
Replies: 14
Views: 633

Power Steering for Se5A

Whats the 5A's original rack from anyway?
by Don Ricardo
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Power Steering for Se5A
Replies: 14
Views: 633

Power Steering for Se5A

Hi All, has anyone managed to adapt and fit power steering to a Scimitar SE 5A?
by Don Ricardo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Advice for a respray SE5a
Replies: 16
Views: 1905

Advice for a respray SE5a

Why re-spray? I have started on that route, and stopped as I have discovered that the car has several different types of paint on it, so unless I go back to the gel coat, I have already come across reaction between these different paints while repairing the stress cracks in the body work. It has bee...
by Don Ricardo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Se 5A Exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 446

Se 5A Exhaust

Hi, Thanks for the info :D
by Don Ricardo
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: COC for 1974 GTE in Spain
Replies: 2
Views: 540

COC for 1974 GTE in Spain

Hi Guy's, has anyone tried to import a 1974 Scimitar GTE SE 5A into Spain? I am in the process of trying to get COC, which appears is going to be quite costly. As for the Scimitar, I have just about finished restoring the old girl which I have owned since 1997, it's been a long slow slog, often havi...
by Don Ricardo
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Se 5A Exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 446

Se 5A Exhaust

Hi, one and all, can anyone tell me the inlet and outlet angle of the Rear silencer box assembly. This may be trivial to some, but I need to have the exhaust system made here in Spain, which is cheaper than purchasing and shipping one from the UK.
by Don Ricardo
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Gearbox T5 problems, update to fit RX8 6 speed box
Replies: 8
Views: 1800

Gearbox T5 problems, update to fit RX8 6 speed box

Happy New Year to you all. My doesn't time fly , it's now February and I have been out of action on and off for the last 8 weeks, not able to do much, but what I have done has put me further back with the whole restoration of the 5A. While waiting for the clutch I decded to check the front suspensio...
by Don Ricardo
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Gearbox T5 problems, update to fit RX8 6 speed box
Replies: 8
Views: 1800

Gearbox T5 problems, update to fit RX8 6 speed box

Sorry for the delay, have now got a health problem, so having to take things easy for a while. Anyway back to the gearbox, I have used the RX8 yolk and had it reamed out to take the Scimitar UJ (26.89mm), I am now waiting for the clutch kit (3 part) to turn up, then it's assemble the engine and earb...
by Don Ricardo
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Tracing my FIRST Scimitar
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Tracing my FIRST Scimitar

It could be like my current SE 5A, GTT 333 N she's been in Spain with me since 2002, where she had a small engine fire (luckily no body damage) she is now being restored see 'Gearbox problems'
by Don Ricardo
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Tracing my FIRST Scimitar
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Tracing my FIRST Scimitar

Hi all, Don Ricardo here. I am wondering if anyone knows of or where she is UWT 402L in silver with a black vynal roof with a custom material pair of high back front seats and matching standard rear seats, 4 speed with overdrive and a 3.1 RS spec engine, when I sold her in the later part of the 1970...
by Don Ricardo
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Gearbox T5 problems, update to fit RX8 6 speed box
Replies: 8
Views: 1800

Gearbox T5 problems, update to fit RX8 6 speed box

Don Ricardo here, I have major geardox problems, the box is stuck in 1st gear and try as I may I cannot get it out. So after discusion with a local gearbox specialist|||, I have decided to change tack after hearing about a conversion/adapter plate to fit a Mazda RX8 6 speed gearbox. Apparently it's ...
by Don Ricardo
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

New Member

Hi All, I am Don Ricardo, I live in Spain now well hav done for the past 16 year, previously I lived in Wimborne, Dorset fo 28 year wher i purchased my first Scimitar SE 5A

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