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by rkclodhopper
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Loton Park 3/4 August 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1677

Loton Park 3/4 August 2019

Nick and I also booked into the Harmer Hill Premier Inn, Friday, Sat nights. What do others do with the car and trailer, can they be left at Loton from Friday evening ready for Saturday and also overnight Saturday ready for Sunday. If not is it ok taking the trailer to Harmer Hill. Richard
by rkclodhopper
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The "Mighty" SE6 - New Year, New Plans
Replies: 190
Views: 18739

The "Mighty" SE6 - New Year, New Plans

Bit of a long shot but it could be an earth problem, connecting the fan has provided an alternative route to earth.
by rkclodhopper
Wed May 29, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: A new cooling discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 2023

A new cooling discussion

Adding louvres may not be helping in the way people think, a high pressure area exists in front of the windscreen (the heater intake is placed there to make use of it) so a bonnet louvre fitted too far back may be in that same zone and letting air into the engine bay, it will be helping under bonnet...
by rkclodhopper
Tue May 28, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Rebel with Sunbeam Coventry Climax Engine, GUMTREE
Replies: 5
Views: 353

Rebel with Sunbeam Coventry Climax Engine, GUMTREE

www.gumtree.com/p/reliant/reliant-rebel/1341501163
Location Newark, Nottinghamshire
Was this engine fit something Reliant experimented with?
Says it is registered as being 929cc which is a capacity I can find no record of Coventry Climax making.
by rkclodhopper
Fri May 24, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Fume ingress
Replies: 12
Views: 667

Fume ingress

You need one of these detectors www.flightstore.co.uk/pilot-supplies-c1/carbon-monoxide-co-tester-p868/s1046?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0e2E3MGz4gIVqrDtCh3cWw6GEAQYAyABEgL1cPD_BwE One of the features of the 5/5a that I like is that you can run at whatever speed you like with the windows wide open without get...
by rkclodhopper
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Gurston Down 20/21 April 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2053

Gurston Down 20/21 April 2019

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:21 pm
24.5 points on a car at the start of development)
I thought we had finished, its taken ten years to get here!
by rkclodhopper
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Gumtree 1967 Coupe Denbighshire
Replies: 15
Views: 2260

Gumtree 1967 Coupe Denbighshire

https://www.gumtree.com/p/reliant/relia ... 1335253747

Not sure if it has already been flagged up.

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 MX5 conversion....hopefully
Replies: 8
Views: 1204

SS1 MX5 conversion....hopefully

Make sure the propshaft rotation direction the same, if not your into a diff change. I think the Honda S2000 engine/drive train goes the wrong way.
Richard
by rkclodhopper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Service for my new 5a
Replies: 17
Views: 1797

Service for my new 5a

Burton Power have alloy ones listed, I have a steel one which doesn't clatter it just whines a bit, as if was something more exotic than just an old Essex.

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Picture Gallery and Photography
Topic: Goodwood Photo Competition
Replies: 21
Views: 3416

Goodwood Photo Competition

Very well done Roger, your images are stunning.
The Bristol single seater in your 'Art of Motion' entry looks as if its running a little bit hot!

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Being driven mad
Replies: 15
Views: 1877

Being driven mad

If your car still has the standard fit 38DGAS Weber carb you cannot do much to it, settings wise, that will prevent the engine running, the two adjustment screws only alter the idle mixture which only leaves the throttle stop screw, all the running settings are none adjustable fixed jets inside the ...
by rkclodhopper
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SE5 chassis repair just arrived
Replies: 39
Views: 5566

SE5 chassis repair just arrived

That thick layer of something appears to be hiding a few nasties, where do you start!

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Greenham Common meetings
Replies: 3
Views: 1063

Greenham Common meetings

That sounds interesting might go to the next one. A Facebook page https://en-gb.facebook.com/events/2011915598857577/ shows it was held yesterday 9th of Feb so on the basis that its held second Saturday of the month takes us to the 9th of March. When I was a lad I lived close to Greenham, it was a f...
by rkclodhopper
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: March 2019 issue of Classic & Sports Car magazine, Scimitar content
Replies: 21
Views: 2779

March 2019 issue of Classic & Sports Car magazine, Scimitar content

You are right Craig although lusting after a Kaliber never happened for me.

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: March 2019 issue of Classic & Sports Car magazine, Scimitar content
Replies: 21
Views: 2779

March 2019 issue of Classic & Sports Car magazine, Scimitar content

The March 2019 issue of Classic & Sports Car magazine landed on my mat this morning and on page 20, illustrating a report on the New Year's Day gathering at Brookland's, is a picture showing Rogers lovely yellow 6a, although not mentioning it in the caption. Then on page 55 another picture, this tim...

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