Hello from East Yorkshire

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Post by Spritemad » Mon May 11, 2020 9:27 pm

After years of MGBs, Midgets, AH sprites, Stags etc I've only gone and got my 1st Scimitar :D a 1974 SE5a . A bit of a restoration project but aren't they all ? Looking forward to getting stuck into it and the banter that revolves around our mutual hobby... anyone seen my toolbox ?
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Post by Crowther » Mon May 11, 2020 9:33 pm

Ey up. Whereabouts in the Wild East are you? I'm over near Pock with a Scimitar much less shiny than yours.

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Post by scimjim » Mon May 11, 2020 9:56 pm

Welcome to the madhouse :D

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Post by peter freeman » Mon May 11, 2020 10:56 pm

I had 7 triumphs before starting with Scimitars - I had had enough of rust problems.

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Post by philhoward » Mon May 11, 2020 10:57 pm

Welcome :D

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Post by Ford » Tue May 12, 2020 12:28 am

Hello from Hull

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Post by rjudcsx » Tue May 12, 2020 7:59 am

Welcome from a fellow 1974 5a owner ,car looks good , when you have a min pop round and just tidy my garage up like yours :lol: Regards Richard .

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Post by gtcse8 » Tue May 12, 2020 9:07 am


Name and location will help with others helping you. :?:
You may be just around the corner from your namesake :lol:
That reg rings a bell, did you buy it on fleabay?.
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Post by DARK STAR » Tue May 12, 2020 11:48 am

Welcome from another Yorkshireman :)
That looks very tidy.

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Post by Spritemad » Sat May 30, 2020 9:33 pm

Thanks for the warm reception gents. I'm in the village of Gilberdyke 3 miles from the eastern end of the M62. This is a fleebsy purchase (sight unseen :shock: ) looks ok but when you start to look closer you find all those things that just have to be sorted. But hey ho...chassis is good, brakes non existent, body looks great from 10ft away suspension bushes and window seals all shot etc etc so with a terrified credit card and a long parts list off we go....

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Post by scimitargtc » Sun May 31, 2020 9:07 pm

Welcome, I’m from Hull now live near Snaith and as a se6a owner for 22 years from 1997 until last year. Looks like a nice purchase and you’ll receive tons of help and support on here from the forum

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