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by td99
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Hybrid cars - engine wear due to cold engine?
Replies: 8
Views: 931

Hybrid cars - engine wear due to cold engine?

Thanks for all the advice guys, looks like I worried for no reason. :D
by td99
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Hybrid cars - engine wear due to cold engine?
Replies: 8
Views: 931

Hybrid cars - engine wear due to cold engine?

Alan SS1 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:44 pm
as long as you don't go from leccy drive to MAXXED out on jungle juice what's different,
That's exactly what I mean as its a demo car. I did that without thinking at the time... as I suspect most others testing it did too.
by td99
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Hybrid cars - engine wear due to cold engine?
Replies: 8
Views: 931

Hybrid cars - engine wear due to cold engine?

Just been for a test drive in a BMW 225XE (3 cyl petrol and electric plug-in) Drives nicely in town on electric and petrol cuts in automatically when required. So after a while on electric I boot it and see how it accelerates (nice!) but on reflection is that good for a cold engine? I've been brough...
by td99
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: E150 UOL rebuild -Definitive End of project :-)
Replies: 182
Views: 29264

E150 UOL rebuild - End of project :-)

Ahh poo. I’m trying to say find the mojo but i do understand. However, whilst she’s on the drive it’s always when, but after she’s gone it’s never. Either sell and buy something else that is running, or set a target, say a local auto test and just get on it to complete ? The problem is that I have ...
by td99
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: E150 UOL rebuild -Definitive End of project :-)
Replies: 182
Views: 29264

E150 UOL rebuild - nice and shiny!

So after retirement from work all seemed to be set for completion... But with no pressure, time on my hands and a desire for a house with a decent sized garage/workshop it was a "do that tomorrow" situation. 6 years later still not found that workshop with small house attached in right place and b*g...
by td99
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SS1 1800 CVH Project running but bad misfire
Replies: 210
Views: 16754

SS1 1800 CVH Project Is this a headlight?

Why not use an H4? They fit fine and you can get all sorts of qualities/brightness...
Philips racing vision are really good but not longlife.
by td99
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 977
Views: 98644

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

So you finally managed to close the bonnet! :P :P :P

Is that one of those paints that appear to change color according to angle of light/sight? Lovely in any case!
Nice wheels, by the way...
by td99
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: S2000 seats for ss1
Replies: 7
Views: 1189

S2000 seats for ss1

Lovely seats, do they sit lower than the originals?
by td99
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars and other short stories
Replies: 2481
Views: 224685

Corky's Scimitars and other short stories

And you used a rusty bolt! :P :P :P
by td99
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1987
Views: 159179

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

edit re front hubs...But you now have much better basic hub/bearings on which to put high-tech carbon brakes... :) :) :)
by td99
Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Free downloadable calendar
Replies: 6
Views: 1051

Free downloadable calendar

Top photos of Top cars! Nice one Dave!
by td99
Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 Engine Possibilities
Replies: 92
Views: 7257

SS1 Engine Possibilities

Not seen any comparison of engine weights here, surely that's important too?
DET is fine but weighs a ton (I struggled to carry just a cyl head incl inlet manifold etc.)
by td99
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: The case of Old Number ... er ... two ??
Replies: 13
Views: 2079

The case of Old Number ... er ... two ??

roymck wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:50 pm
Wonder what gearbox is actually in the car now ?
DAF 1970's variomatic? :w :w
No sympathy for people paying such prices for a car (or picture etc for that matter). When you're spending that money how can you not lock up the deal?
by td99
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 1417
Views: 114205

G130 YCF sprint car

Liking the flanged exhaust joint above the drive shaft. :) :) :)
Std joint is a pita to separate.
by td99
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: On my Santa list
Replies: 17
Views: 2140

On my Santa list

Looks like very expensive snake oil to me! What you get and specs really say nothing relevant and pics show puny wiring....

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