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by Rattling
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5531
Views: 387967

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

A Gordon Keeble :shock: in maroon on the Banbury/ Southam road wonder what number of the 99 they made it was :D also a land crab in rally trim on the same road :D
by Rattling
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1414
Views: 147593

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Saw yesterday S111Y ME on black Range Rover :D
by Rattling
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: I managed to do this
Topic: Morning commute fight!
Replies: 18
Views: 818

Morning commute fight!

Stevecoulsin wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:44 pm
Seems dashcams are getting more popular. What systems do people recommend? And what are the pros and cons?
I think there's a whole tread on the subject on here somewhere.
by Rattling
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: I managed to do this
Topic: Morning commute fight!
Replies: 18
Views: 818

Morning commute fight!

That's appalling,hope you are ok , people are ridiculous it would seem these days when they get it wrong ! Hope the police sort it out for you, cameras are a good idea I think in most cases , all the best .
by Rattling
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Exhaust valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Exhaust valve ?

Spot on analysis Trevor !! Took the cover off started it up and could feel the leakage blowing out :D Any recommended quick fix till I get it replaced properly? Very many thanks for your help .
by Rattling
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Exhaust valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Exhaust valve ?

td99 wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:17 pm
Best to remove turbo heat shield then listen with a piece of tubing/garden hose to your ear to decide if there's a leak or not when starting from cold.
Will do thanks again
by Rattling
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Exhaust valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Exhaust valve ?

Exhaust manifold gasket blow seems most likely to me. The manifold heat shield tends to mask the noise at higher revs - acts as a silencer! Thank for that suggestion I did wonder about that I had a new turbo fitted about two years ago and the manifold refurbished and new gasket fitted , how long do...
by Rattling
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Exhaust valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Exhaust valve ?

Hi not knowing how to spot a faulty one of the above I seek help :D As of Friday start the car but it started to make a phut phut noise as if it had a hole in the exhaust at tick over drove around and it got slightly quieter the fast the revs ,no noticeable drop in power/performance or use of oil bu...
by Rattling
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1414
Views: 147593

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Well some Reliants and Ferraris share the same designer :mrgreen:
by Rattling
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Broken Boffin
Replies: 33
Views: 1740

Broken Boffin

60 I do mine to . I lost my old Volvo wheel nuts on one wheel but luckily it had a locking nut which didn't come off ,never figured out why the others escaped :D
by Rattling
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Broken Boffin
Replies: 33
Views: 1740

Broken Boffin

Well I think you've been quite lucky not to do more damage! Any obvious reason for the wheel nuts to try and escape
by Rattling
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: To pinstripe or not to pinstripe
Replies: 14
Views: 677

To pinstripe or not to pinstripe

Best left without for me too
by Rattling
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SE5a Body Off Resto
Replies: 68
Views: 11983

SE5a Body Off Resto

Mercedes Designo Orange code 020 is worth a look :D
by Rattling
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: You couldn’t make it up could you
Replies: 14
Views: 672

You couldn’t make it up could you

It's the old adage ,create a market then supply it :D millions are being made :D
by Rattling
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Bodge of the month
Replies: 9
Views: 868

Bodge of the month

philhoward wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:56 pm
cannonball wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:58 pm
A sound engineering job but it's a 1933 penny. :D
Better copper content - should solder well :lol:
That's old money versus new then :D :D

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