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by Elizabeth's dad
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: Anyone near Tredegar?
Replies: 12
Views: 2529

Anyone near Tredegar?

Auction ended at lunchtime today without bids so it's over for the moment. It might get relisted, but it sounds like delivery is going to get complicated and probably not worth it. Thanks anyway folks.
by Elizabeth's dad
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: Anyone near Tredegar?
Replies: 12
Views: 2529

Anyone near Tredegar?

Thanks chaps. It ends on Wednesday so if something can be sorted that would be good. Don't anyone go to too much trouble though!
by Elizabeth's dad
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Wishbone swap
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Wishbone swap

scimjim wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:25 pm
I prefer to pull the bolt out every year and grease it to physically check it’s not siezed.
Agreed.
by Elizabeth's dad
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: Anyone near Tredegar?
Replies: 12
Views: 2529

Anyone near Tredegar?

Thanks Tom, but I really need to get it to me and Curbs seemed the best option.
by Elizabeth's dad
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: ID please
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

ID please

Citroen Traction Avant 7CV Cabrio, 1938
by Elizabeth's dad
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: Anyone near Tredegar?
Replies: 12
Views: 2529

Anyone near Tredegar?

A long shot here. Does anyone who is planning to go to Curborough live near a place called Tredegar, which I believe is in Wales? If so, there's a single wheel I want to bid on, but only if someone can deliver to Curbs for beer tokens as the cost of postage would mean it's not worth the money. :)
by Elizabeth's dad
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1411
Views: 147000

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

On the van of a sandwich shop in Sunderland today:

S4RNY
by Elizabeth's dad
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Scim spotted in BBC doc
Replies: 2
Views: 824

Scim spotted in BBC doc

Yes, spotted it too. Will be mentioned in the next 'Bunch of 5s'. Can anybody read the registration?
by Elizabeth's dad
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SE5a Starter Motor removal help badly needed
Replies: 33
Views: 4190

SE5a Starter Motor removal help badly needed

I don't know if this will be any help at all and I'm not an auto electrician, but my 5a has the remote solenoid on the inner wing and I replaced the original starter with a later one with integral solenoid. To get the whole set-up to work, I simply connected the main lead from the remote solenoid to...
by Elizabeth's dad
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Parts Re-Manufacture Requests
Topic: Stainless Steel Door hinge mountings
Replies: 107
Views: 18710

Stainless Steel Door hinge mountings

I'm still on for a car set (ie both sides) please Mark.
by Elizabeth's dad
Tue May 22, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Quiz time
Replies: 444
Views: 31440

Quiz time

The green one is an Invicta Black Prince that used to be owned by a friend's father. He fitted Jag suspension and the engine and box out of a Rapier H120 believe it or not!
by Elizabeth's dad
Tue May 22, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SE5a NWV 124P
Replies: 2
Views: 833

SE5a NWV 124P

It's on the register and I have some narrative history from the owner. Sounds an interesting car and well worth a look I would say.
by Elizabeth's dad
Fri May 18, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Parts Re-Manufacture Requests
Topic: Stainless Steel Door hinge mountings
Replies: 107
Views: 18710

Stainless Steel Door hinge mountings

I'd be interested in a set Mark.
by Elizabeth's dad
Mon May 07, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1411
Views: 147000

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

36BDA on an Escort RS1600 at a local car show. Running like a bag of hammers.
by Elizabeth's dad
Mon May 07, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Rear axle differential seal gasket
Replies: 16
Views: 2313

Rear axle differential seal gasket

I have just fitted a new cover on the diff of my 5a. Given that the diff is basically the same as a Jag, I used a silicone gasket for a Jag from a hot rod shop on ebay with a bit of Hylomar for added security.

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