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by old bean
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SPAX or AVO or Gaz or Protech?
Replies: 14
Views: 401

SPAX or AVO or Gaz or Protech?

Avo's are junk, don't touch them. My used ones failed with fluid leaks so I purchased new ones, then the bushes soon failed on those so I sent them back to have new bushes fitted, to then have one suffer a bad fluid leak due to a seal failure soon after. I removed them and fitted some Gaz units, whi...
by old bean
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Sabre 1.4
Replies: 26
Views: 808

Sabre 1.4

L Reg 1.4 Sabre found here.

https://www.gumtree.com/p/reliant/relie ... 1344884232

Not my car or advert.
by old bean
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: SE6a FOR SALE
Replies: 2
Views: 653

SE6a FOR SALE

Thats a bargain with all the work thats been done to it!
by old bean
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: My dad's SE6b for sale
Replies: 33
Views: 2018

My dad's SE6b for sale

Its the Scimitar Kaiser Report! :)
by old bean
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: SE5A SE London
Replies: 8
Views: 515

SE5A SE London

Bargain price, who do you insure them with?
by old bean
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: SCISSOR LIFT FOR <£1K 2,268kg
Replies: 5
Views: 562

SCISSOR LIFT FOR <£1K 2,268kg

A jack and four axle stands works out a lot cheaper.
by old bean
Tue May 28, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Soot
Replies: 6
Views: 542

Soot

Excess soot on the rim of plug hints at an over rich Idle setting.
by old bean
Mon May 27, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Suspension overhaul
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Suspension overhaul

Motorbike spring compressors are only suitable for the rear springs, was tired the other night when I replied and I should advise that they are likely to be too small to fit the front sprngs. I removed and refit the front springs via my method mentioned previously, no skid lid used though, just a lo...
by old bean
Sat May 25, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Suspension overhaul
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Suspension overhaul

Rear shocks and springs easy as described above but use motorbike coil spring compressors to remove springs safely. Font springs easy and safe too without spring compressors,(motorbike spring compressors can be used, but really no need). Support lower wishbone with a jack to take the strain and when...
by old bean
Sat May 11, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Vinegar used to flush cooling system
Replies: 14
Views: 1008

Vinegar used to flush cooling system

I prefer to use 'Chip Shop Style - Non Brewed Condiment'. :)
by old bean
Tue May 07, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti starting
Replies: 86
Views: 7267

Ti starting

Did you have the timing belt off for the rebuild, or did it stay in place?
by old bean
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Resto of Scimitar SS1
Replies: 10
Views: 456

Resto of Scimitar SS1

New old stock unused soft top on Ebay at the moment (not mine).

QRG are a good alternative source of parts to Graham Walker. Very knowledgable staff and always seem able to source any part. Reliant Parts World have lots of bits too.
by old bean
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 1800 Ti No Sparks
Replies: 25
Views: 1299

SS1 1800 Ti No Sparks

Sounds just like a duff distributor sensor.

If it is the sensor and you need to source one, try here https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.ph ... 29&jsn=370
by old bean
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Silicone hoses for 1800Ti
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Silicone hoses for 1800Ti

I meant the coolant hose under the inlet that you can't see from above.
by old bean
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Silicone hoses for 1800Ti
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Silicone hoses for 1800Ti

Don't forget the hidden 90 degree one under the inlet manifold.

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