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by BigBobPilot
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: 2019 SSSC Champion Nick Keyser
Replies: 7
Views: 103

2019 SSSC Champion Nick Keyser

Great, well done Nick.
by BigBobPilot
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94704

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Ah, it all becomes clear, on both counts.
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94704

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

From the proposal that is sketched out in the dust on the windscreen, I'm trying to work out what the original problem was? Something to do with hungry caterpillars maybe? There are a few removable things welded together, the struts back from the front armature, to the original chassis cross-member ...
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from new member
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Hello from new member

It's a nice looking car, I hope the fun you might have with it will over-come any minor issues you have along the way (as with any older car).
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1414
Views: 147987

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Private plates generally pass me by, but "off t' pub" is inspired, if liable to encourage a request of a breath sample.
by BigBobPilot
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: ATTEMPTED SCAM on my SST TODAY
Replies: 14
Views: 554

ATTEMPTED SCAM on my SST TODAY

A guy at work had the same contact & story when advertising his MGB. Honestly!
by BigBobPilot
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94704

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Oh, that's unfortunate. Helium make the brakes squeak, much like inhaling from a helium balloon.
by BigBobPilot
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94704

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

I'm liking that there's another gearbox in bits in the background!

Also the sudden surge of progress is good too. Keep it going...
by BigBobPilot
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: heater control knobs
Replies: 2
Views: 159

heater control knobs

Ford Zephyr mk3. I don't know if they were fitted to anything else as well?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/john_64/9561267117/
by BigBobPilot
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5529
Views: 388675

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

Yep, a bit too sunny for Gloucestershire this weekend.
Allegro VDP :hand:
by BigBobPilot
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94704

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 pm
BigBobPilot wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:58 pm
MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:45 pm
450. So how do you get that delivered to the floor without backend trying to overtake the front. :?:
Decent tyres & optimized suspension
You forgot immense driving talent too... :mrgreen:
Ah, I see. So you're not planning to drive it yourself then!
by BigBobPilot
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94704

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:45 pm
450. So how do you get that delivered to the floor without backend trying to overtake the front. :?:
Decent tyres & optimized suspension
by BigBobPilot
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94704

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:11 pm
Want to add power too...450hp :twisted:
And there was me, "only" aiming for 400bhp from my new build CA18DET...

Looking good BTW
by BigBobPilot
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 479
Views: 40479

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

For balance: The Marcos I share with Iain Daniels has a concentric clutch cylinder, it is an AP racing one, but it's been on the car since we first built it in 2009. We've raced the car for 10 years, fewer races over recent years, but quite a lot for the first 6 or 7 years. It did have a precautiona...
by BigBobPilot
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sarah’s coupe
Replies: 71
Views: 16494

Sarah’s coupe

Ah, you have the light-weight competition option without trying. Well done!

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