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Post by rkid » Mon May 20, 2019 12:32 pm

Just bought a running restoration Scimitar GTC and brought her back to Leicester.

Although she looks in good nick, there a bit of mechanical work needed to get her back to her former glory. But I’m sure it won’t be too long to get her on the road. I’ve fitted a Weber 38 DGMS carb, which has the engine running sweetly. I’ve now got to make sure she can stop!!! I think the master cylinder and servo are in need of work/replacing.
Her registration is KUW 754X and it has a tax disc from Penzance. If anyone has any history of this vehicle please let me know.
This looks a great club, and I can see there is a great knowledge base here, offering support and expertise.

Cheers Chris
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Post by ScimmyMike » Mon May 20, 2019 1:17 pm

Think I recall that advertised, welcome to the club and forum, any questions ask away someone is sure to have encountered the same issue at some point

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Post by scimrick » Mon May 20, 2019 1:36 pm

Hi Chris
Welcome to the club. As Mike says, plenty info available on here or via other owners
Richard (also white GTC)

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Post by Roger Pennington » Mon May 20, 2019 2:18 pm

Car looks good in the photos, welcome to the Club and the Forum! :D


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Post by scimjim » Mon May 20, 2019 2:37 pm

Welcome :D

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Post by philhoward » Mon May 20, 2019 3:15 pm

Welcome, Chris :D

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Post by guybetts » Mon May 20, 2019 4:04 pm

Chris, welcome to the forum :D
This is the best place to ask those tech questions or search for answers - as a lot of us have tackled most of the issues that you are likely to have, before.


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Post by rkid » Tue May 21, 2019 4:12 pm

Thanks for the warm welcome, appreciated :D

And now off to the technical discussion section -
My first question is -

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