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by JoeySully
Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: General European Chat
Topic: French Scimitar owners - help needed please
Replies: 9
Views: 1339

Re: French Scimitar owners - help needed please

Nice color
Belle couleur
perhaps he should just email the order to Graham Walker!
Peut-être qu'il devrait juste email l'ordre à Graham Walker!
or check out ebay
ou consultez ebay
someone will post to France


p.s I dont speak french
by JoeySully
Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Re: Scimitar SE6a Restoration

Got some nearly new Bits today off eBay:) These arrived along with a interior light dimmer switch. http://i599.photobucket.com/albums/tt78/JoeySully/Scimitar_work/DSC01481Medium.jpg New rears on the way next week. Wont get to fit them for a while though, cause some "card" company decided that this w...
by JoeySully
Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Tom "DemonBlueDays" SE6a
Replies: 1328
Views: 110351

Re: Tom "DemonBlueDays" SE6a' Resto

demonbluedays wrote:sell a kidney or something for the fuel! :shock:
or just get a courier - try http://www.interparcel.com ~£7.99+vat.
by JoeySully
Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Massively off the beaten path but could help towards my car
Replies: 11
Views: 1289

Re: Massively off the beaten path but could help towards my car

JoeySully wrote:Iv just been playing roulette with their system :) Up €50 already in 30 mins
Oh well it was fun wile it lasted :( all gone
by JoeySully
Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Massively off the beaten path but could help towards my car
Replies: 11
Views: 1289

Re: Massively off the beaten path but could help towards my car

Iv just been playing roulette with their system :) Up €50 already in 30 mins
by JoeySully
Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Re: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Front Suspension

The next thing I needed to do was the front suspension and steering rack which was leaking heavily and leaving puddles everywhere I parked. I was getting a bit of a knock at the front going over bumps too. Most of the poly bushes at the front were cracked and were fitted ~4 years ago looking at the ...
by JoeySully
Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Re: Scimitar SE6a Restoration

I have black leather too, and I use Gliptone Liquid Leather. Also I find their Scuffmaster Dye is great for getting rid of any areas of scuffing or scratches. With black there's no colour matching worries either. cheers, ....Roger Yeah im going to use something like that for the leather Roger. Migh...
by JoeySully
Fri Jan 29, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Re: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Rear Seat

Thanks for the positive feedback :) Next Job was to attack the interior. It was very dirty and the leather looked terrible. The rear seat was especially bad. Water had got into the recess under the rear seat and the water soaked up through the button strings and rusted the buttons and in turn rottin...
by JoeySully
Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Re: Scimitar SE6a Restoration

The paint is OK. there are a few cracks here and there but nothing major.
by JoeySully
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Fuel tank

Since I got the car I always got a smell of petrol, especially when accelerating hard or going uphill. after getting the rear panel off so i could look in behind the filler cap I found a load of expanding foam over the rubber filler pipe. http://i599.photobucket.com/albums/tt78/JoeySully/Work/DSC011...
by JoeySully
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Cooling Problems

The First problem I encountered was a leaking radiator. About a week after getting the car I got stuck in traffic on a really hot day and the temperature went way up :shock: I didn't notice till the next day when I found water under the front of the car. Got the Rad out but couldn't see any obvious ...
by JoeySully
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket
Replies: 201
Views: 32027

Scimitar SE6a Restoration - Head Gasket

Iv had my Scimitar for the last 6 months and have been meaning to start a Project thread so finally here it is. So I'll start at the beginning. I was looking for a classic car to buy at the start of last year. I had it down to a shortlist of TR7's, Rover P6, MGB and BWM 2002 . My budget was quite lo...
by JoeySully
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:48 am
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Wiper Motor Repair Guide
Replies: 69
Views: 29768

Re: Wiper Motor Repair Guide

did you happen to see anything that would determine the parking position of the wipers? Its built into the switch - at work at the mo so cant see my photos(blocked) but here is one http://www.maginilighting.co.uk/images/wiper_Motor_Parkswitch.jpg there is a little plastic Pin that will keep power g...
by JoeySully
Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: If they still made Scimitars today...
Replies: 3
Views: 647

Re: If they still made Scimitars today...

wow thats really really good
Well done
:D
by JoeySully
Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Bad drivers and snow
Replies: 6
Views: 698

I know what you mean. Most of the information that i have heard on the radio and online were taken from American websites. the main ones i heard over and over again were ! Make sure your phone battery is fully charged . What! i do this in the summer why would I not do it at winter!! Bring a blanket ...

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