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by JoeySully
Wed May 22, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Nyloc and castelated nuts on front suspension
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Nyloc and castelated nuts on front suspension

you seem to be doing the same jobs as me at the moment Dennis. I presume it has something to do with torquing. The upper ball joint does not have nylock nuts which is different to all other nuts of that size on the front suspension. they do have a spring washer. they may have been used for the upper...
by JoeySully
Wed May 22, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: ANTI ROLL BAR MOUNTING BRACKET
Replies: 7
Views: 666

ANTI ROLL BAR MOUNTING BRACKET

yes it is standard AFAIK.

you can cut the corner of the shock absorber bracket to help access to the bolt for the droplink.
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by JoeySully
Tue May 21, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Essex V6 Cooling discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 6955

Essex V6 Cooling discussion

I have experienced overheating issues for years(se6a). I had always had issues with one component or another, leaking clogged rad, leaking hoses, leaking thermostat housing, dodgy rad cap, the list goes on. Eventually I found that the head gasket had failed and replaced them along with Rad\silicone ...
by JoeySully
Fri May 17, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: GTC lower wishbones
Replies: 9
Views: 599

GTC lower wishbones

I recently fitted lower wishbones from a early manual se6 to a late PAS se6a. the only difference I could find between the wishbone arms was that the early ones had a extra hole that is unused with plastic bung to stop it filling with dirt.. The later ones did not have this hole drilled out. Car is ...
by JoeySully
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Spegru SE6a
Replies: 303
Views: 34038

Spegru SE6a

spegru wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:40 pm
Is removing the heat box straight forward now the instrument panels are out?
Yes

http://www.scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/view ... er#p308149
by JoeySully
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Two Coupes for sale in Cork
Replies: 16
Views: 2083

Two Coupes for sale in Cork

https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for ... r/21465996

not much detail in the add about what year they are one stripped and waiting to be restored.

I wonder would she kill me if I brought them home :lol:
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by JoeySully
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Alloy Timing Wheel fitted
Replies: 9
Views: 1060

Alloy Timing Wheel fitted

I had heard people say the timing wheel made an awful racket so when i started mine and heard this



this is the sound of the manual pump rubbing on the timing gear
by JoeySully
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: lower whisbone arm SE6A
Replies: 9
Views: 705

lower whisbone arm SE6A

you can use something like this to clean it out. will be good as new. I would also go for rubber bushes for the bottom.

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by JoeySully
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Bunch of scimitar se6 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 1677

Bunch of scimitar se6 parts

Coupe Racing wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:44 pm
JoeySully wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:23 pm
would you have one for me too ?
You are welcome to it - however not only is it broken - but incomplete - yours for spares if you want it !
Its of NO use to me and the seller is not answering emails
thanks but I think i already have one of what you describe :(
by JoeySully
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Scimitar will not start
Replies: 44
Views: 3113

Scimitar will not start

Are you sure the rotor arm is fitted correctly ? it is possible to close the cap with the rotor arm 180 out. The distributor shaft will spin inside the rotor arm as it gets stuck between two of the points. it wont turn when the cap is fitted but will appear to be working when the cap is off. It will...
by JoeySully
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Bunch of scimitar se6 parts
Replies: 14
Views: 1677

Bunch of scimitar se6 parts

danie1999 wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:08 pm
Coupe Racing wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:34 pm
picture of indicator stalk and price please
Are the securing parts intact and not broken
Pm sent
would you have one for me too ?
by JoeySully
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Springs, Dampers and Bushings
Replies: 27
Views: 3203

Springs, Dampers and Bushings

Its not just the bushes that are different sizes for the later se6a. the bottom of the shock is actually a different thickness. the later ones are thinner. I got some Spax from GW a year or so ago, they dont stock them anymore. had a few issues but ended up going straight to Spax because GW were not...
by JoeySully
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Help refitting distributor please
Replies: 29
Views: 3087

Help refitting distributor please

When i did mine i put some sealant around all waterways and around the oval ports too,just a smear not loads. Plenty at the cork parts though. It will help if you trim the head gasket tabs that are sticking out beyond the head there in your picture. I think i used a bit of superglue on the inlet gas...
by JoeySully
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Help refitting distributor please
Replies: 29
Views: 3087

Help refitting distributor please

The bolt goes into the small hoop of the spring.
by JoeySully
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Help refitting distributor please
Replies: 29
Views: 3087

Help refitting distributor please

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