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by Alan SS1
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Diesel Dick
Replies: 63
Views: 1905

Diesel Dick

Looks like it has a cam driven pump under there then - you can just see it in the picture on the front of the Haynes manual. 7239CBC1-E92D-413F-95F1-8E77D591071A.jpeg 40FCACD0-E13C-4D58-9532-CDF5B66B935B.jpeg late but can concur as also seen one in an Escort van (conversion) it leaked like a seive,...
by Alan SS1
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Look what came in the post today
Replies: 903
Views: 103442

Look what came in the post today

Not convinced they are 4x100 yet, likely to be 101.6 mini midget, will soon see you mean four inch? :shock: you just need to accept that some things are just 'old skool' even if they are somat somat 'odd' to end up with? we deal with 12" pipe that has a 19.05mm WT (with a tolerance of 1/32nd inch, ...
by Alan SS1
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1520
Views: 199885

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Will Anderson wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:27 pm
Just trying to be funny. I know it is out there on a Merc but I have never seen it. :D
ah, i thought you'd seen it your neck o woods, very appropriate!!
closer than a guy at mill who had K1ORA, this was meant to spell Kintore :? , I thought it was an add for a fizzy drink :wink:
by Alan SS1
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 1417
Views: 114155

G130 YCF sprint car

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:27 pm
Mikey

At night and glowing? Pfft, hold my beer...daylight is how us turbo guys do it👊

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That's toasty :shock: and you wonder why the GRP on bulkhead looks a little flakey ? :wink:
by Alan SS1
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1520
Views: 199885

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Will Anderson wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:44 pm
Alan SS1 wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:30 pm
LOS 51 E (I assume) or Lossie if you are from up Moray area?
That's a good one, needs to be parked next to ELG 1N! :D
had you seen ELG 1 N, or just an educated guess??
by Alan SS1
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1520
Views: 199885

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

LOS 51 E
(I assume)
or Lossie if you are from up Moray area?
by Alan SS1
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars and other short stories
Replies: 2480
Views: 224603

Corky's Scimitars and other short stories

The race seat not moving shouldn’t be a fail - there are exemptions for race cars. Yes, i agree, even a missing passenger seat is just a notation on the paperwork. I also thought 'fixed' was acceptable 'reagrdless' but depends on how the MoT tester reads the text "fore and aft adjustment mechanism ...
by Alan SS1
Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5614
Views: 470217

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

T plate Scirroco, metallic 'gold', looking tidy, my do they look SMALL now !!, but didn't get a chance to speak to the guy, only so long you can loiter waiting for thme to get out of their car :wink:
by Alan SS1
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1520
Views: 199885

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

DR 51 ORA, extra bolt so reads as Dr Siqra .. .. , bit naughty??
by Alan SS1
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 977
Views: 98606

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

PlasticMan wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:49 pm
philhoward wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:52 am
Someone else using these new fangled wireless looms.. :mrgreen:
Can't beat a Lucas blue tooth loom although nobody knows were the smoke will come from.....
would the smoke not disapper INTO the ether? :shock:
by Alan SS1
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: What was wrong with those people
Replies: 21
Views: 1037

What was wrong with those people

for my tuppence. I reassembled the SS1 with bolts in from the front WITHOUT wings as assumed better to have the exposed threads away from the crap, (as Jim suggested) they might have been the other way originally? however I discovered when needed to change the wishbone bushes that I lacked 'clearanc...
by Alan SS1
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: 2020 The National Historic Vehicle survey
Replies: 13
Views: 655

2020 The National Historic Vehicle survey

Terry Rickard wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:27 am
See fbhvc-survey-2020?sid=cef6760362457f7152440837dadff099 plus ScimitarWeb Home page and Latest News page.
sorry, never stop on those pages :-(

I will look there in future, honest . . . .

best to lock this page then?
by Alan SS1
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: 2020 The National Historic Vehicle survey
Replies: 13
Views: 655

2020 The National Historic Vehicle survey

Apologies if I missed this, if a duplicate please remove/merge

trying to keep infernal combustion alive :-)

www.fbhvc.co.uk/2020-enthusiast-survey


this should be a 'pukka' link but failed miserably ?
by Alan SS1
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1520
Views: 199885

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

on an ALFA , can't mind mmodel, but soft top, not a 'badge engineered one'

-- 54LFA, so OK I guess? an extra black bolt would have made the 4 even more convincing?
by Alan SS1
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5614
Views: 470217

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Broughty Ferry, posh part of Dundee for those 'not in know' Have you ever been in Jollys or The Post Office Alan?. We have been to Broughty lots of times before my GF problems arose. We always stopped at Jollys, My old SST,My old GTC, Lotus Elise, TVR280, old BMW M3 convertible 2lt Crapi and a few ...

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