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by frodo_monkey
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Detachable steering wheel
Replies: 15
Views: 1088

Detachable steering wheel

I have a Mountney boss for an early Spitfire that I bought in error if you’re interested.
by frodo_monkey
Fri May 17, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: '74 SE5a rolling resto
Replies: 106
Views: 22081

'74 SE5a rolling resto

Long time no update.... Currently having a new workshop built, having knocked down our decrepit garage. The body is back on the chassis having been trimmed-back somewhat, and the lot is off away having the roll cage fabricated. We’re putting in a floor mounted Tilton pedal box mounted on a steel fro...
by frodo_monkey
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Essex race engine or parts
Replies: 8
Views: 957

Essex race engine or parts

Oh and I should say I’ve moved - now near Chepstow rather than near Luke in deepest darkest Lincs...
by frodo_monkey
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Essex race engine or parts
Replies: 8
Views: 957

Essex race engine or parts

Thanks for the offers so far chaps - interested in both the heads and the manifold if you’d like to PM how much you’re looking at (and the spec of the heads). I already have the engine that came in the car so have a bottom end etc; I’m more after ‘spare’ already modified parts. But I’m interested in...
by frodo_monkey
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: SS1 diff from Gloucestershire To Hampshire
Replies: 10
Views: 3377

SS1 diff from Gloucestershire To Hampshire

I’m going from near Chepstow to Totton on 10 Feb and then to near Portsmouth the following day, might work if the other options fall through.
by frodo_monkey
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: General Circuit Racing Chat
Topic: Wakey wakey
Replies: 76
Views: 19387

Wakey wakey

Nowt from me, came 4th in the Championship last year and back out in the Fiesta again this year. First round at Brands on 13 Apt but I’ll be out testing in March. I’ve since had the Scimitar chassis back from Iain Daniels. I’ve bought Protech coilovers and once they are fitted (some fettling to do) ...
by frodo_monkey
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Essex race engine or parts
Replies: 8
Views: 957

Essex race engine or parts

Hi everybody, I’m just back from Autosport and had a good chat with Ric Wood about one of his engines - they sound first class but clearly come at a not insignificant cost... so I was wondering if anybody has either a complete race spec engine (or parts that might help put one together) available? I...
by frodo_monkey
Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: '74 SE5a rolling resto
Replies: 106
Views: 22081

'74 SE5a rolling resto

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Bought myself another pressie...
by frodo_monkey
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SHOCK CHOICE
Replies: 23
Views: 3085

SHOCK CHOICE

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By which I mean dimensions B and C from this pic
by frodo_monkey
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SHOCK CHOICE
Replies: 23
Views: 3085

SHOCK CHOICE

Sorry, next silly question... I’m now at the car but can’t find my verniers so having to use a tape measure (= not particularly accurate). Looks like there is 1 1/8” space at the top and bottom brackets, and that the bolts are 1/2” UNF. Is this right? My tape measure is a bit rubbish but I’d have th...
by frodo_monkey
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SHOCK CHOICE
Replies: 23
Views: 3085

SHOCK CHOICE

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but... I’d like to get a set of Protechs ordered for my car but won’t be near it for a couple of days - can anyone give me the appropriate specs? I know the spring rates I want and that I’ll need extended tops, but without being there to measure what centre/open/clo...
by frodo_monkey
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: '74 SE5a rolling resto
Replies: 106
Views: 22081

'74 SE5a rolling resto

Yep! Top job by Danny, very happy 8)
by frodo_monkey
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: '74 SE5a rolling resto
Replies: 106
Views: 22081

'74 SE5a rolling resto

Picked this up today...
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It is low...
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Wilwoods & Rover 800 disc conversion:
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Now the fun starts :)
by frodo_monkey
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Sparkomatic 8 track AM/FM unit and 74x 8 tracks
Replies: 0
Views: 656

Sparkomatic 8 track AM/FM unit and 74x 8 tracks

Hi gents, I’ve got a working 8 track player that would be great in a Scimitar... tested the other day with one of the 8 tracks and it worked fine (video available on request). Collection from Tattershall in Lincs or from Bristol (I may be able to meet you somewhere between). £100 1FC84713-EC71-45D4-...
by frodo_monkey
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Vehicle Storage
Replies: 77
Views: 25695

Storage

I don’t suppose I would be able to use the facility for a very short term to save a bit of faff while I move house? It’d be to store a trailer with my 5a shell on for a whole three days... from August 27th (Bank Holiday Monday) until Thurs 30th. :?:

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