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by reliant-reviver
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?
Replies: 13
Views: 171

Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?

There's some very nice direct to head throttle bodies being produced for the cvh by a small company called gradient engineering in Leicester. Also just released roller rockers if their own design. Yes TBs would be a better idea. But unburnt fuel and signed eyebrows. Thanks for the feedback and thoug...
by reliant-reviver
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?
Replies: 13
Views: 171

Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?

I have two sets of 40s with CVH manifold here. Been on the shelf 10 plus years (like many things) although that appears to have been a worthwhile investment none the less. They were always intended for use on the 1900 but never got round to fitting while it running. What I am currently eyeing up is ...
by reliant-reviver
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?
Replies: 13
Views: 171

Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?

Quick post for quick replies as I'm considering a purchase at present. Does anyone have anything positive to say about the twin DCNF setup in the RWD configuration of the SS1? All I hear is comments about fueling issues and bogging down out of bends. Nick K. persevered for many years with them. I th...
by reliant-reviver
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SS1 Roll hoop bar
Replies: 6
Views: 107

SS1 Roll hoop bar

Not a Reliant / "club" design of bar.
I have had this type before and I believe they were manufactured by Alleybars (sp?)

Arguably not as strong as only located by the base plate and not tied into the B pillar.
by reliant-reviver
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SS1 Roll hoop bar
Replies: 6
Views: 107

SS1 Roll hoop bar

Cortina rather than Sierra.

Barry Cunningham has a roll bar for sale in eBay ATM
by reliant-reviver
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Debden 6th October 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Debden 6th October 2019

Good work team Carter!

Debden is cracking good fun, and half the price of Good wood!
by reliant-reviver
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Goodwood 5 October 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1285

Goodwood 5 October 2019

Have you tried holding the engine at mid revs (in neutral) after completing a run. Engine under no load but keeps the coolant circulating.

Something I've done with cars that would run hot coming back in at track days, seemed to work in preventing them boiling over.
by reliant-reviver
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: RELIANT SCIMITAR SS1 SPARE WHEEL FIXING BOLT
Replies: 1
Views: 155

RELIANT SCIMITAR SS1 SPARE WHEEL FIXING BOLT

Yes, know I have one spare on the shelf here, someone else asked after it but never responded when I provided further details.

Will be a lot less than "redfern reliants" one on ebay!
by reliant-reviver
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Goodwood 5 October 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1285

Goodwood 5 October 2019

Not bad. For a CVH
by reliant-reviver
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Ss1 for sale on Copart
Replies: 16
Views: 536

Ss1 for sale on Copart

Just refreshed my memory on Copart T&Cs as it's been many years since I / we were once a member. Yeah it's all pretty unfriendly stuff, although do everything right and you shouldn't get tripped up with anything unexpected. Online reviews though, gosh, there's a bag of unhappy customers! Think the b...
by reliant-reviver
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Parts For Sale
Topic: New V6 (Essex) ALLOY cam timing gear sets
Replies: 11
Views: 750

New V6 (Essex) ALLOY cam timing gear sets

Quick post to say there are still plenty of kits available. I think I've offered to and "served" everyone who had expressed previous interest now, so it's first come first serve at the price advertised here for direct purchases from club and forum members.
by reliant-reviver
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Oaksey's XJ6
Replies: 134
Views: 26291

Oaksey's XJ6

Needs more chaufferly clutch slipping to keep it cleaned up.

Is that centre spigot bush alreet?
by reliant-reviver
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: I managed to do this
Topic: Morning commute fight!
Replies: 18
Views: 715

Morning commute fight!

Sorry to hear of your woes on the road Manny, glad you were able to stand your ground. I too must pull my finger out and get on with fitting dash cams in our cars, wasn't fussed with the idea of yet more devices monitoring my life, but I can certainly see the benefits. The stimulus was a truly eye o...
by reliant-reviver
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars & S2K
Replies: 2086
Views: 164836

Corky's Scimitars & S2K

Everything has it's price..... but you'd probably be better off sourcing from the states if in no hurry.
by reliant-reviver
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: SS1 E943AGP
Replies: 1
Views: 103

SS1 E943AGP

One of my old ones. Factory painted ford Granada pepper red metallic

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