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by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Battery life
Replies: 4
Views: 77

Battery life

Not the Scimitar but the Jaguar, which has probably the original battery (labelled 'Jaguar'!) from 2005. This morning it was flat, about 10 volts. I couldn't find anything left switched on to drain it. I charged it, my magic 11 amp charger said it was ok in only 30 minutes. But it was still only rea...
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Sorry another wheels question
Replies: 49
Views: 2066

Sorry another wheels question

Me like black - or dark grey 8)
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 1055
Views: 103986

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

And another, a bit less expensive on eBay (starting price 8000 sterling) LXE 442E chassis 0409 Looks good especially compared with what it looked like in 2012, one can certainly believe it has been rebuilt. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333730371963 scimitar coupé chassis 0409 LXE 442E.jpg LXE 442E cha...
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a
Replies: 83
Views: 10652

The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a

Gerry Marshall :-D :pint
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Check your nuts.
Replies: 16
Views: 395

Check your nuts.

The Aston is lovely, thanks for posting Richard :hurrah:
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: General European Chat
Topic: SCIMITAR FRANCE
Replies: 96
Views: 25273

SCIMITAR FRANCE

Once again, a plug for the Scimitar France site, which is constantly updated and contains a lot of stuff in both french and english.
This section will bring back memories of the days when we could voyage freely ...
http://www.scimitarfrance.net/scimitarf ... Route.html
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SE5 4-speed plus O/D gearbox rebuild
Replies: 2
Views: 110

SE5 4-speed plus O/D gearbox rebuild

Where are you?
QRG and Graham Walker or other Club Traders should be able to help.
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Look what came in the post today
Replies: 887
Views: 102296

Look what came in the post today

Ok, Nigel is going to fit 8-stud hubs to his Scimitar (only jealous) and Peter is dribbling on the Tyne Bridge.
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Quarterlight delete kits?
Replies: 24
Views: 546

Quarterlight delete kits?

I find them clumsy-looking and have never even opened mine (they are probably stuck solid 8) )
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Gavnø Classic Autojumble & Concours de Charme
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Gavnø Classic Autojumble & Concours de Charme

Quality, not quantity for Scimitars.
Yours looks very fine.
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Check your nuts.
Replies: 16
Views: 395

Check your nuts.

Whereas Richard's girlfriend was in a ditch with his - or have I misunderstood ?
by DARK STAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a
Replies: 83
Views: 10652

The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a

Those indicator repeaters look very neat.
Good luck with the MoT.
by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Electric window failure
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Electric window failure

No idea Jim, it's nearly 30 years since I installed them. I know the motors are SE5a and they almost :? fit the Coupé doors and windows. They were new old stock and I remember stripping them to clean out the sticky toffee and replace with grease. I also remember grinding away half the door and the b...
by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Electric window failure
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Electric window failure

Forgot to ask, what's going to go wrong next please Phil ?
by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 1055
Views: 103986

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

Seems reasonable, I don't know why it hasn't sold.
Perhaps the seller is too honest about the little jobs to do ?

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