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by b.c.flat hat
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94226

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? Half front view of a Lockheed Hercules showing where I travelled when the crew door blew open during a pressurisation test. The...
by b.c.flat hat
Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94226

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Flux magnetron or witch-craft, they're all in his tool box.
by b.c.flat hat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Beige GTC in Dorrington
Replies: 10
Views: 1728

Beige GTC in Dorrington

Thread revival. LLL5V. Just passed me in St Martins, top down, cruisin'. Gave and got a pleasant wave.
by b.c.flat hat
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94226

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

MikeyBikey wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:08 am
And german. Chr*st, as this rate I’ll be buying a smart phone and watching reality tv :doh:

Anyways, what are you making, a snowplough ? :D
It's a muck-bucket fer 'is grey Fergusson trac'or (There's on'y one t in a Yorkshire trac'or!)
by b.c.flat hat
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1242
Views: 94226

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Yer rascals, I'll introduce yer t' a proper ingine yet.😎😁
by b.c.flat hat
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Goodwood 5 October 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1468

Goodwood 5 October 2019

If yer in CM then could be.
by b.c.flat hat
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Coupe chassis repairs
Replies: 6
Views: 381

Coupe chassis repairs

Have a look at "Does Run Fast 351 Eventually" Project progress or bring the camera when yer visit.
by b.c.flat hat
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Coupe chassis repairs
Replies: 6
Views: 381

Coupe chassis repairs

Hi Geraint, you have a pm, regards Brian.
by b.c.flat hat
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Essex Roller rockers
Replies: 13
Views: 689

Essex Roller rockers

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by b.c.flat hat
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!
Replies: 180
Views: 25031

Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!

It's a Bosch random orbital but I have a 1/4 sheet domestic sander too. I use Abranet 120 and 80 grit abrasives.
by b.c.flat hat
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!
Replies: 180
Views: 25031

Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!

Refitted the strut between the suspension towers and the anti-roll bar then started sanding. I rigged a rope to keep the vacuum hose clear.
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by b.c.flat hat
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: V8 engine swops
Replies: 6
Views: 413

V8 engine swops

I suppose it depends on the "currency" you have in mind, power, pounds or smiles per mile.😎
by b.c.flat hat
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tappet adjustment query
Replies: 51
Views: 4894

Tappet adjustment query

If the round tip of the moving DTIs arm is centred above the valve stem, then this is very well liked by an ex-steam loco and airframe fitter.
by b.c.flat hat
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Malpas Yesteryear Show.
Replies: 9
Views: 552

Malpas Yesteryear Show.

Hi Geraint, yes but nobody was about when I saw it.
by b.c.flat hat
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Malpas Yesteryear Show.
Replies: 9
Views: 552

Malpas Yesteryear Show.

Hi Jim, no but Tony Seddon is there with his traction engine so maybe if the car is there tomorrow he could get the vin?
I don't think he comes on the web much these days though.

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